Africa



General Facts of Africa

1998 is when Africa Debuted

2 attractions can be found in Africa

1 entertainment and show can be found in in Africa

4 dinning locations can be found in Africa

2 shopping locations can be found in Africa

7 thatch huts are located in Africa

13 Zulu craftsmen from Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, were brought in to make the thatched roofs located on the buildings throughout Africa.

1,500 2-to-3-foot long fanciful hand-painted wooden folk art animal carvings - a fusion of pre-Columbian, Peruvian, African and Polynesian forms - were crafted on the island of Bali by native craftsmen, and can be seen adorning the architecture of Safari Village.

15 semi trailer trucks of Berg grass was used to create the 7 thatch huts

Kilimanjaro Safaris

1998 is when Kilimanjaro Safaris debuted

110 acres in size makes Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney's Animal Kingdom the largest single attraction ever created by Disney, in fact, the entire Magic Kingdom can fit inside this one attraction!

250 African animals can be seen during the Kilimanjaro Safari.

30-foot elevation was created for the African savannah, and over 50 acres were used as well.

18 foot deep and 21 foot wide moat separates the animal areas so they don’t interfere with each other.

44 ride units exist at Kilimanjaro Safaris

41 vehicles are on the Kilimanjaro Safari route at one time. They are kept separate by a sophisticated computer and “pucks” buried in the road.

2 miles is the complete Kilimanjaro Safaris route.

22 minutes is the total time of Kilimanjaro Safaris will take

1,344 guests can ride the Kilimanjaro Safaris per hour

32 guests fit in each vehicle of the Kilimanjaro Safari.

1 year to 18 months was the time the landscape was planted before the animals were released in the habitat.

18 foot deep, 21 foot wide moat is used to separate the lions from the rest of the animals

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

1998 is when Pangani Forest Exploration Trail debuted