Attraction Stats

Location: Africa, Animal Kingdom

Type: Walking Tour

Length: Enjoy At Your Leisure

Audience: All Ages

Open since April 22, 1998

4.5 Stars Out of 5 Rating

Excellent. This is a Must Do

Located next to Kilimanjaro Safaris in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pangani Forest Exploration Trail is a walking tour features gorillas, hippos, birds, and many many more animals. Pangani Forest Exploration Trail also features some information kiosks that will teach you more about the animals that you see along the way.

The trail is broken into several viewing areas that offer WDW guests a great place to watch these amazing animals. The animals you can find at Pangani Forest Exploration Trail include

  • Stanley Cranes
  • Okapi
  • Naked Mole Rat
  • African Pygmy Goose
  • Meerkat
  • Hippo
  • Lowland Gorilla
  • and many more!

Tips and Trivia

  • The length of this walking tour is about 3/8 of a mile.
  • As with the other walking trails of Animal Kingdom, this is a nice change of pace from the usual wait in line experience offered by most Walt Disney World attractions.
  • This attraction was originally named Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
  • Pangani means “place of enchantment” in swahili.

Pangani Forest Exploration Trail Images