Walt Disney World Orlando Sights

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

Published 11/24/2015

Fodor's Review

Calling this a nature walk doesn't really do it justice. A path winds through dense foliage, alongside streams, and past waterfalls. En route there are viewing points where you can watch a beautiful rare okapi (a member of the giraffe family) munching the vegetation, a family and a separate bachelor group of lowland gorillas, hippos (which you usually can see underwater), comical meerkats (a kind of mongoose), exotic birds, and a bizarre colony of hairless mole rats. Native African interpreters are at many viewing points to answer questions. For people with disabilities: Wheelchair accessible and equipped for audio-description devices. Guests with service animals should check with a host before entering. Come while awaiting a Kilimanjaro Safaris FastPass+ appointment or just after you exit your safari vehicle; avoid coming at the hottest time of day, when the gorillas like to nap.

Sight Information


Africa, Walt Disney World, Florida, 32830, United States

Sight Details:

  • Duration: Up to You. Crowds: Moderate to Heavy. Audience: All Ages.

Published 11/24/2015


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