Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is an exotic paradise for animal-lovers of all ages. You’ll experience your own African safari Adventure with a touch of that famous Disney magic, making this stay truly unforgettable. Here are the top five things to do at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Experience Exotic Animals
Did you know that over 30 species of African wildlife can be spotted at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge? Using a Wildlife Field Guide, which can be found in your room or at the lobby concierge, you’ll be able to identify species like kudu, zebras, giraffes, flamingos, and gazelles. You can even experience the Wanyama Safari and Dinner for an up-close animal encounter!

Take a Dip in the Pool(s)
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge features two exciting pool areas for guests to enjoy! The first is an 11,000 square foot pool known as the Uzima Pool. This pool features a waterslide, a zero-depth entry point that resembles a natural watering hole, a children’s wading pool, and two whirlpool spas. The second pool area is the Samawati Springs Pool which offers two whirlpool spas, a waterslide, and Uwanja Camp. Uwanja Camp is an animal observation site-themed water playground complete with lots of themed extras!

Enjoy Award-Winning Dining
This resort offers an array of award-winning dining, but some guest favorites include Sanaa, Boma -- Flavors of Africa, and Jiko -- The Cooking Place. Sanaa is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers East African cuisine with a view of Sunset Savanna. Boma -- Flavors of Africa is an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet that serves guests daily for breakfast and dinner. Jiko -- The Cooking Place is only open for dinner and focuses on the bold flavors and fragrant spices found in Africa’s cuisine. 

Stay Close to Disney’s Animal Kingdom
If you enjoy spending time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, this resort is the closest on property to all of the animal-inspired magic! With complimentary bus transportation right to the park, you’ll be exploring Disney’s Animal Kingdom in no time.

Spread Out in a Bedroom Villa
Like many of the Disney Vacation Club resort on property, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge offers bedroom villa options for bigger parties. These larger rooms feature separate bedrooms, a washer and dryer, a full kitchen, and spacious living and dining areas for your family to spread out in. 1-, 2-, and 3-Bedroom Villas are available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, so if you’re truly looking to relax in your room while on vacation be sure to keep this option in mind.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is home to some of the most unique exotic experiences of any Walt Disney World Resort hotel. So if you’re ready to truly immerse yourself in an adventurous experience, book your next Walt Disney World stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. Stay tuned for next week’s Disney’s Magical Moment on The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness.