Sometimes it is difficult to find the answers to all your questions before visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We have batched together a selection of useful information on Animal Kingdom which you will not find elsewhere on Modern Life is Good.
If you have a specific Animal Kingdom question the links will take you straight to the advice:
- Available to Hire at The Animal Kingdom
- Guest Relations at The Animal Kingdom
- Accessing the Internet at Animal Kingdom
- Lost & Found at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- Smoking at Animal Kingdom
- Baby Care Center at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- Pregnant at Animal Kingdom
- Charging your Mobile Phone at the Animal Kingdom
- Locker Hire at Animal Kingdom
- What you should pack in your Park Bag
- Payment for Goods & ATMs
- Animal Kingdom Tours
- Translation Services at Animal Kingdom
Available to Hire at The Animal Kingdom
Do you need a wheelchair, stroller, locker, ECV or even an umbrella?
Many articles are available to hire inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Look at the park map, the Disney Experience App, or speak to Guest Relations for further information.
Guest Relations at The Animal Kingdom
The Animal Kingdom has two Guest Relations locations: to your left as you enter the park and the park entrance windows.
Guest Relations provide assistance to all guests visiting Walt Disney World including help with reservations and general information. The following more specialist support is available:
- Accessibility information
- Ticket Questions
- Concerns & Complaints
- Foreign currency exchange
- Lost and Found
- Lost Guest retrieval
Accessing the Internet at Animal Kingdom
WiFi is now available throughout the Animal Kingdom. There are occasional black spots, eg in lines, but coverage is almost universal within the park.
Having access to WiFi allows you to plan your day through the My Disney Experience App including making additional Fastpass+ reservations.
Lost & Found at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
It is easy to lose things at
Information on how to report your lost items is located here. If you need any assistance,
Smoking at Animal Kingdom
There has been a recent change to park rules and smoking including electronic cigarettes are now banned inside the Animal Kingdom. There are smoking areas available outside of the park.
Baby Care Center at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
The Animal Kingdom Baby Care Center is located to the left of the Tree of Life just before you cross into Africa.
The Baby Care Center at Disney’s
Pregnant at Animal Kingdom
Being pregnant is not a reason to stop a visit to Animal Kingdom. Signage posted at every attraction highlights which rides are not suitable for expectant mothers. The signs also provide information on height requirements, health and safety advisories, and accessibility guidelines.
It is advised to not ride the following attractions if you are pregnant when visiting Animal Kingdom:
- Avatar Flight of Passage
- Expedition Everest
- Kali River Rapids
- Kilimanjaro Safari
- Primeval Whirl
Charging your Mobile Phone at the Animal Kingdom
Kiosks are located throughout the Animal Kingdom selling FuelRod portable chargers. Currently, these kits cost $30. Kits include adaptors for all Apple and most Android devices. Once your charger needs replacing you merely swap it at a kiosk for a new FuelRod at no cost.
Locker Hire at Animal Kingdom
Most guests do not need to take much into the Animal Kingdom. If there are items you must take, but do not wish to carry, lockers are available near the entrance.
All lockers are subject to availability and come with the following daily charge:
- Small $10 a day (12″ x 10″ x 17″)
- Large $12 a day (15.5″ x 13″ x 17″)
There are free lockers available for when you ride Kali River Rapids. There is no longer dry storage available on the ride.
What you should pack in your Park Bag
Not sure what you should bring into the park at Animal Kingdom?
Our Guide to the perfect Walt Disney World park bag has all the essential information.
Payment for Goods & ATMs
In addition to cash, the Animal Kingdom is happy to accept most credit cards. Cards are accepted almost everywhere including the smallest mobile counters.
Guests with Magic Bands & staying in a Disney Resort can setup room charging for purchases inside the park.
ATMs are located at the Animal Kingdom and can be located on the park map and the My Disney Experience App.
Foreign Currency can be exchanged at Guest Services, but exchange rates are not good, and they will not
Animal Kingdom Tours
Animal Kingdom runs several tours daily which include opportunities to explore backstage areas. They do offer a fun opportunity to do something different while on your Walt Disney World Vacation.
However, Animal Kingdom Tours are not cheap, and payment must be made in
Translation Services at Animal Kingdom
While English is the official language of Walt Disney World it does not mean you have to be fluent to have a great time. There are thousands of international guests visiting Animal Kingdom every day.
Maps are available at Guest Services, and usually at the park entrance, in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Japanese. The majority of restaurants will also have menus in different languages available.
Many cast members speak more than 1 language. Those who are bilingual have a tag on their badge to indicate what languages they speak.
Translation devices are available to translate attraction narration at Guest Sevices. These complimentary devices translate for all the most commonly spoken languages. Over 20 Walt Disney World attractions have translation available.
To learn more about Walt Disney World visit our guide to the resort.
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