Ice Age at Disney’s Animal Kingdom? An Update & More
It’s been a while since we dedicated an update to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From the parking lot to Maharajah Jungle Trek, we catch up on this vast and entertaining park. Included is a conversation about whether Fox’s Ice Age would ever be a right fit for the park. We talk about what’s still missing from the park, and what’s not. Have you heard about the 50th anniversary Gold Coins? We visit Mombassa gift shop in Africa to check it out. And we explore some of the park’s simplest pleasures as I get to take my granddaughter to the park for the first time. So join us as we re-explore Disney’s Animal Kingdom here at Walt Disney World.
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Before we get too far into the podcast, let’s address two issues in front of the park:
- Parking Lot
- Ice Age Sand Sculpture
What’s Open & What’s Not
In the podcast we share what is open, what is not, and what never will.
- Open: Small kiosks like 8 Spoon Cafe and The Smiling Crocodile
- Still Open: Disney Cavalcades
- Still Missing
- Outpost Entry Gift Shop
- Out of the Wild–Now Gone
- Primeval Whirl–Now Gone
- Mickey’s Meet ‘n’ Greet
- Some Meet ‘n’ Greets
- Nemo or Dory the musical
- Tumble Monkeys
- Swotu Waya Interactive Drum Circle
- A compelling nighttime show
Mombassa: 50th Anniversary Gold Medallions
We offer below a complete listing of medallions, not just those sold at Mombassa in Africa, but throughout Walt Disney World.
Port of Entry
|Jiminey The Cricket|
|Disney’s Animal Kingdom|
|Disney’s Hollywood Studios|
5 & 10
|Disney’s Contemporary Resort|
4th Floor Outside of Arcade
|Disney’s Polynesian Resort|
Moana Gift Shop 2nd Floor
|Disney’s Hollywood Studios|
Tower of Terror Gift Shop
Meadows Trading Post
World of Disney
|All Star Movies|
Outside of Arcade
|All Star Music|
Outside of Arcade
|Disney’s Port Orleans Resort||Dante|
Simple Joys of Disney’s Animal Kingdom
In the podcast we talk about some of the great stuff we got to do with our granddaughter while visiting the park:
- Sand Play at The Boneyard
- Disney Kite Tails
- Majaraja Jungle Trek
- Na’vi River Journey
- Pandora at Night
- Gift Shop–Encanto
- Rainforest Cafe–Fish and Waterfalls
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