We all understand that Disney do not have amusement park in Africa. Well, at least not yet. Then why is it that people are talking about taking a vacation in Disney World Florida’s African amusement park lodge?
They are in fact talking about The Animal Kingdom Vacation Lodge which is in the southwest corner of Disney World Florida situated close to the Animal Kingdom amusement park. This excitingly themed and fascinating lodge was formally stated opened in 2001. The Animal Kingdom Lodge is a combination of African tribal native architecture with the unique rugged design of East African National Park lodges. The Animal Kingdom Vacation Lodge was designed by Peter Dominick of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge fame.
Amazingly breathtaking view of the 33 acre terrain architecture with flowing streams and elevated rock protrusions can be watched from half of the rooms at the lodge. Hundreds of friendly animals and birds of mainly African beginning stroll easily at the location. Many of the practically 1,300 spaces have to do with 340 square feet big and embellished with handmade African furnishings and home furnishings. Nearly all rooms include a balcony to view the remarkable surrounding.
The Animal Kingdom Lodge also provide great dining in a casual setting at the Jiko dining establishment. Jiko serves light, fast and easy meals. Another restaurant, the Boma is a household dining establishment. This restaurant is the African variation of the Whispering Canyon dining establishment located at the Fort Wilderness Lodge and Villas. Boma serves buffet food in African thatched roofing systems and most dishes are grills – African tribal design food preparation.
The Animal Kingdom Lodge is connected to the rest of the Disney World by buses as its place is rather remote and out of the way.
There are two wings at the resort, branching from the rear of the resort are the Kudu Trial and Zebra Trial forming a semi circle the main wildlife savanna. Each wing have seven 5 story structures with visitor spaces for visitor to stay.
The finest rooms are on 3rd and 4th floors. This is due to the fact that these rooms are high enough to overlook the whole savanna and yet at the same time simply low enough to appreciate the flora and fauna at nearly ground eye level. The second storey spaces are too low to view the savanna and rooms on the 5th floor are too high for watching the friendly animals close up.
There are two smaller wings called the Ostrich Trail and the Giraffe Trial. Nonetheless, rooms from these wings do not enjoy deem lovely as the ones at the Kudu and Zebra Trail.
By remaining in The Animal Kingdom Resort, you not only have a Disney World Florida vacation, however a touch of the African plains too. Intriguing mix, do not you assume so? So if you are thinking of taking a Disney vacation, why rule out remaining at the Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World?