Rafiki’s Planet Watch in Animal Kingdom has been closed for a while now, but Disney has announced an opening date for this area. It had closed down for some refurbishment, so it will be interesting to see what changes were made.
This weekend a couple of new shows will debut in Animal Kingdom. One is an updated version of an existing show and the other is a celebration of a soon-to-be-released movie.
“Rivers of Light” is Animal Kingdom’s nighttime show that has been around for more than two years now. It’s a beautiful show and this May it will be getting an update.
Disney is always coming up with new experiences for guests to try during their trip. The newest experience will take guests on a train ride in Animal Kingdom.
There was a question when Rafiki’s Planet Watch first closed as to whether or not it would be reopening, which upset some guests. So there was certainly some welcome news today as Disney announced it will be reopening this summer.
Exciting news out of Animal Kingdom this morning! Not long ago Disney announced that Kevin from “Up!” would be showing up in Animal Kingdom soon and it seems that time is now.
Last year, the Flights of Wonder show in Animal Kingdom was reimagined to a new show starring Russell and Dug from “Up!” Now, in addition to the new show another friend from “Up!” will be heading to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Disney has been offering these After Hours events at different parks and it’s a good way to get to ride attractions with little-to-no-wait. Disney’s Animal Kingdom currently has dates for an After Hours event.
Rafiki’s Planet Watch had been reported to permanently close around October 20, which came as a bit of a surprise to guests. However, Disney has since reversed that decision and the area will reopen in the spring of 2019.
Disney is adding another dining package to their lineup later this month. This dining package is only available for a limited time though.