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The Best Rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Updated July 26, 2018 1.8k votes 339 voters 16.3k views

List of the best rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Disney's Animal Kingdom attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Disney's Animal Kingdom tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Disney's Animal Kingdom enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Give a thumbs down to rides like Primeval Whirl and The Tree of Life if you don't like them and a thumbs up if you do.

List rides include Kali River Rapids, DINOSAUR and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom?"
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  • Expedition Everest1
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    Expedition Everest

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In2006-04-07

    Expedition Everest — Legend of the Forbidden Mountain is a steel roller coaster built by...  more
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris2
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    23

    Kilimanjaro Safaris

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Kilimanjaro Safaris is a safari attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom on the Walt Disney World...  more
  • 3
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    10

    Flight of Passage

  • DINOSAUR4
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    36

    DINOSAUR

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Ride TypeDark ride

    Theme AreaDinoLand U.S.A.

    DINOSAUR is a dark ride EMV attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, Lake...  more
  • Kali River Rapids5
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    33

    Kali River Rapids

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1999-03-18

    Ride TypeRiver Rafting Ride

    Theme AreaAsia

    Kali River Rapids is a river rapids ride at the Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park of the Walt...  more
  • The Tree of Life6
    80
    29

    The Tree of Life

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Theme AreaDiscovery Island

  • Primeval Whirl7
    69
    25

    Primeval Whirl

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In2002-03-31

    Theme AreaDinoLand U.S.A.

    Primeval Whirl is a steel wild mouse roller coaster at Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt...  more
  • Pangani Forest Exploration Trail8
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    25

    Pangani Forest Exploration Trail

    Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Pangani Forest Exploration Trail is a walkway next to Kilimanjaro Safaris at the Disney's...  more
  • 9
    51
    18

    Maharajah Jungle Trek

    Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Maharajah Jungle Trek is a themed wildlife trail attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom...  more
  • Festival of the Lion King10
    35
    3

    Festival of the Lion King

    Festival of the Lion King, an original interpretation of the Disney animated film The Lion...  more
  • Wildlife Express Train11
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    23

    Wildlife Express Train

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    The Wildlife Express Train to Rafiki's Planet Watch is a short railroad that takes guests at...  more
  • 12
    52
    27

    DinoLand U.S.A.

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    DinoLand U.S.A. is the name of the land in Disney's Animal Kingdom that contains all of the...  more
  • 13
    36
    11

    Na'vi River Journey

  • Discovery Island14
    45
    25

    Discovery Island

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Discovery Island is an area at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It was...  more
  • 15
    36
    17

    Wild Africa Trek

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In2011-01-16

    Wild Africa Trek is an additional paid experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom on the Walt...  more
  • Affection Section16
    36
    21

    Affection Section

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Affection Section is an attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom located in Rafiki's Planet Watch...  more
  • 17
    35
    19

    Asia

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1999

    Asia is one of the themed lands in Disney's Animal Kingdom. Along with showcasing animals from...  more
  • 18
    33
    18

    Discovery River Boats

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    Discovery River Boats was an attraction at Walt Disney World's Disney's Animal Kingdom in Lake...  more
  • 19
    31
    21

    The Oasis Exhibits

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998-04-22

    The Oasis Exhibits form the entrance corridor for Disney's Animal Kingdom, serving a similar...  more
  • The Boneyard Playground20
    28
    22

    The Boneyard Playground

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In1998

    Theme AreaDinoLand U.S.A.

  • 21
    11
    6

    Tree of Life awakening

  • Fossil Fun Games22
    23
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    Fossil Fun Games

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Opened In2002-03-31

    Theme AreaDinoLand U.S.A.