RAFIKI’S PLANET WATCH AT DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM TO RETURN SPRING 2019

Rafiki's Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom (Disney)
Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Disney)

RAFIKI’S PLANET WATCH AT DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM TO RETURN SPRING 2019

By Ashley Carter  |  October 1, 2018 @12:49 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney Animal Kingdom is set to close later this month.

  • Rafiki’s Planet Watch will be closed temporarily
  • The last day for the public to visit the area is Oct. 20
  • The area is expected to reopen in spring 2019

However, according to Disney, the closure will be temporary.

The attraction is now expected to reopen to visitors in spring 2019, a Disney spokeswoman confirmed.

Rafiki’s Planet Watch includes the Conservation Station, a petting zoo and a outdoor trail.

Visitors can access the area by boarding the Wildlife Express Train in the Africa section of the park.

The last day for the public to visit the area will be Oct. 20. During the temporary closure, the area will only be accessible to members of Disney’s animal care team.

Disney has not shared what changes will be made to the area during the closure.