Wildlife Express Train (Disney World Ride)

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom park’s Wildlife Express Train ride including ride history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Wildlife Express Train (Disney World Ride)

Wildlife Express Train Details:

Ride the rails on this rustic locomotive that travels behind-the-scenes from Harambe, Africa to Rafiki’s Planet Watch.

Cross the African Savannah for a backstage journey through Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.

Steam ahead aboard the Wildlife Express Train for a peaceful 7-minute, 1.2-mile journey from the heart of Africa to Rafiki’s Planet Watch, a park area dedicated to the preservation and conservation of animals. Here you can get an up-close look at the inner workings of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park and take part in fun-filled, educational activities that help create awareness of animal conservation.

Along the way, travel past several animal housing and veterinary facilities, for rhinos, elephants and other creatures.

After your visit to Rafiki’s Planet Watch, board the Wildlife Express Train for your 5-minute scenic adventure back to Africa.

Fun Facts and Statistics:

  • Length of the train route: 1.2 miles

  • Ride duration: 12 minutes

  • Each train holds 250 people

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