6 Fun Disney Tours Have Returned!

Disney World Tours

Fan-favorite Disney tours have returned to Disney Parks and Resorts once again!

KEYS TO THE KINGDOM

Go backstage and access areas normally forbidden to regular guests. This 5-hour walking tour will answer the many questions you may have about what goes on behind the scenes at the Disney Parks. Walkthrough the mysterious utilidor that lies under Magic Kingdom Theme Park and learn about how Disney operates its parks so efficiently. You will also learn the story of the man behind the mouse, Walt Disney himself. A delicious lunch will be provided as well. The price per ticket is $114.00 per person ages 16 and up only. You must have a valid photo ID.

CARING FOR GIANTS

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This 60-minute Animal Kingdom tour will place you with a guide that will explain and share the efforts that go into elephant conservation and care. You will be able to get up close to these gentle giants and observe them at a range of about 80 to 100ft away. Guests must be ages 4 and older. Tickets are $35.00 per person.

UP CLOSE WITH RHINOS

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Get up close with the second largest animal on land, the white rhino at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. During this, 60 minute tour will learn about the rhino’s species and behavior. You will also learn about conservation efforts and the threats that endanger them in the wild. Ages 4 and up. Tickets are $45.00 per person

WILD AFRICA TREK

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This 3 hour long privately guided tour is one of the most popular tours at Animal Kingdom. Ride in a safari vehicle as you explore the Safi River Valley. You will encounter giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and more. You will explore the grasslands and get to cross a rope bridge on this exciting safari adventure. African-inspired snacks are provided along with a souvenir at the end of your trip. Photopass photos will be taken and at the end of your tour, you will receive a code to download the images. This service is included in the price of the tour. Guests must be ages 18 or older to participate. Tickets are $199.00 per person

SAVOR THE SAVANNA

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Explore African-inspired cuisine paired with regional wines and beers as you look out onto the Harambe Wildlife Reserve. A special guide will tell tales of the animal residents of the reserve and describes the special care that is given to caring for these unique and beautiful creatures. You will receive a souvenir at the end of your experience. Guests must be 18 and older. Tickets are $174.00 per person

STARLIGHT SAFARI

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Starting April 22nd, 2022 you can now book one of Disney’s most popular tours again! This unique tour takes place after sundown and is given over at Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort. On this tour, you ride inside an open-sided safari vehicle and scan the wilderness for over 30 different species of wildlife after dark. Night vision goggles are provided. The tour is one hour long and open to ages 8 and older. Tickets are $89.00 per person

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You will need theme park admission as well as a reservation for any of the above tours that take place in a theme park. You do not need theme park admission or to be a guest of Animal Kingdom Lodge if you are purchasing tickets for the Starlight Safari.

Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members may qualify for an additional 15% off. When placing your ticket order ask a cast member if any discounts are applied. Any outside tours will be subject to weather conditions. Some tours do not allow photography or recordings of any kind.

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These Disney tours are a great way to experience something outside of what you would normally experience as a guest. I personally want to experience the Wild Africa Trek one day. I may not be able to hop a plane and visit the other side of the world right now, but I love that I can get a taste of that adventure just by visiting Disney Parks and Resorts. Besides who doesn’t dream of seeing what lies beneath Cinderella’s Castle?

Here are some of my favorite things to bring on my WDW Travels!

Thank you for reading this article. I hope you found it helpful as you plan your magical vacation. Here are some things that I used on my own magical trips and I hope you’ll also find them helpful as well.

These are affiliate links, so if you do decide to use any of them, I’ll earn a commission. But in all honesty, these are the exact items that I use and recommend to everyone, even my own family.

General Carry Items: These are probably some of the most important things that everyone should have with them at Disney World.

A Good Pair of Disney Sunglasses – (I use this cheap pair all the time)

Every Day Chapstick – (I always have this on me anyway)

Sunscreen – (This is my Every Day Carry Sunscreen Ladies)

Park Bag: I’ve seen lots of people go to Disney World and make the simple mistake of not coming prepared. You can pick up a nice Loungefly park bag like this one and save the day for your family.

A Good Pair Of Sandals: Ladies, there’s nothing like a good pair of sandals like these in the parks. That way when it rains and your feet get wet you aren’t stuck walking around in a wet pair of sneakers all day.

Portable Neck Fans: These are just the most amazing little invention that you NEED to have at least for the kiddos. They charge via USB and are highly recommended, especially if you are going in the summer heat. You can check them out over here on Amazon.

Planning Your Trip: I know that planning a trip can be a lot. If you want more help planning your next trip I 100% recommend using The Vacationeer as a travel agent. They go above and beyond for their clients and they are the only ones that I can say that I would trust to plan my family’s travel.

Moving Near Disney!?: Well, we did! And we could not have done it without the help of our Realtor Victor Nawrocki! Victor knows the area and all the little ins and outs that no one else will tell you. He’s not just here to sell you a house, he wants you to actually enjoy living here! If you want to talk with an EXPERT about living near Disney World then I highly suggest you give Victor a call today at 407-340-9375 or check out all his links at disneyatyourdoorstep.com. Make sure you let him know that WDW Travels sent you!

Joey Tarsan

Joey is a Florida native . Mom of 3 wonderful special needs teenagers, and recently married to her soulmate in a epic Star Wars wedding. Joey enjoys spending her time exploring the parks with friends and family and has a slight obsession with Ewok's and Mickey Ears.

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