Those of you who have long since awaited new additions to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, great news, the wait appears to be……well, almost over? Ground initially broke in early 2014 for Avatar Land which is located where the ol’ favorite, Camp Minnie Mickey, and Festival of the Lion King once were. The new Land coincides with the three new movies James Cameron is writing and producing, to premiere late 2017.
With this expansion, Animal Kingdom is going to see expanded hours, more character interactions and mind-blowing special effects that are sure to attract more visitors than the Park has ever seen! There will be new rides (a flying ride and a boat ride) that take guests into worlds our imaginations can barely fathom and fresh entertainment that will tickle our senses (Rivers of Light, expected Spring 2016). Look for new quick-service dining in the Avatar Land area (mess hall) and a new nighttime safari (Kilimanjaro Safaris). We cannot wait for the completion of this project! It’s been a long time coming! Disney’s Animal Kingdom is finally getting its Disney makeover. (T. Brown)