Disney’s Animal Kingdom is growing and becoming more popular so it is essential you plan your day. We all make mistakes and these Animal Kingdom Mistakes can ruin your vacation. With a bit of planning, you can make sure you have a great vacation.
Not creating a plan.
The fact you are looking at this website suggests you are not going to make this mistake. However, you must make a plan of what you intend to do. Have a look at our Beginners Guide to Animal Kingdom to learn more.
There is just too much to do in the Animal Kingdom without a plan. Your planning must start early to make sure you get those key Fastpass+ & Advanced Dining Reservations.
If time is limited you may need to skip the odd attraction. It is better to plan these in advance than miss your must-do attractions. We have created a list of 5 attractions you might want to consider skipping in the Animal Kingdom.
Attempting to do it all in 1 day.
The problem with the Animal Kingdom is the entire park is great. Take your time there is so much to see.
If you have time visit on 2 or even 3 days. This will also make your Fastpass strategy easier.
Not having a break.
Animal Kingdom always seems hotter than other parks
Many people will take a break during the mid-afternoon when the park is at its busiest and hottest. Consider returning to your hotel for a few hours.
If you decide to stay in the parks make sure you take plenty of time out & don’t skip meal breaks.
Not bringing park essentials
Make a list of what you need e.g. camera, autograph book, poncho.
Make sure you don’t forget the sunscreen & a good hat. Plus you will need access to plenty of water.
Pack your bag the night before. Remember to not take too much as you will be carrying it all day.
Wearing new shoes.
Make sure your shoes are worn in and comfortable you will be doing a lot of walking, Animal Kingdom is a massive park.
Did you know the British Queen hires someone to wear in her shoes?
Not getting a Fastpass for Flight of Passage
This is the number 1 tip for your Fastpass Strategy. Don’t expect to get one on the day.
If you fail to get one expect a long wait.
Do you have any other Animal Kingdom Mistakes to avoid? Why not leave us a comment below?
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