2901 OSCEOLA PARKWAY,-32830 - WALT DISNEY WORLD, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando Area - FL
This African-style, safari-themed hotel is centrally situated in Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort, opening up to the savannah where African wildlife and fauna can be observed. Step into the heart of Africa at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas that over 200 hoofed animals and birds call home. Delight in dazzling pool areas, exciting animal programs and one of the largest collections of African art in the United States as you experience your own African safari adventure with a touch of Disney magic.
The Animal Kingdom Lodge has three separate savannah’s (approximately 10 acres each) that are open 24 hours a day. From left to right the savannah’s are named: Sunset, Arusha, and Uzima. Each savannah has its own unique look and feel. Not all savannas have all the animals. For instance, ostriches can only be found on the Sunset savannah, zebras are only located on the Arusha savannah, kudu are only found on the Uzima savannah. Giraffes are the only animal found on all three savannas. Each room has an animal viewing guide. You can also pick one up at the front desk. There are numerous room options available at the Animal Kingdom Lodge starting with a Standard rooms sleep up to 4 people.
Escape to an 11,000-square-foot pool with an exciting waterslide and gently sloping, zero-depth entry point similar to that of a natural watering hole. Surrounded by large canopy trees and Floridian palms, Uzima Pool includes a children’s wading pool and 2 whirlpool spas.You can also cool off at Samawati Springs Pool, which offers a thrilling waterslide, 2 whirlpool spas and Uwanja Camp—an animal observation site-themed water playground with squirting Venus flytraps, a rope bridge, water cannons and more. Samawati Springs Pool is located just a short walk away at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village.
Discover over 30 species of African wildlife, including zebras, giraffes, gazelles, kudu and flamingos. Identify each species with a Wildlife Field Guide (found in your Guest Room, with extras available from the Lobby Concierge), and learn more about African animals and ecosystems during fun programs led by Animal Specialists.