Backstage Safari

The Backstage Safari tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park provides a 3-hour insider’s look at the innovative ways that Disney Cast Members care for its animal inhabitants.

Guests must be at least 16 years of age or older.

Do you love animals? Are you curious how Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park looks after more than 1,700 animals representing 250 different species?

Find out how on this behind-the-scenes walking tour that offers a revealing look at the new and creative ways Disney’s wildlife specialists meet the unique challenges of animal care and behaviour—all while running a lushly landscaped Disney Theme Park and promoting wildlife conservation.

Get up close to a variety of spectacular and majestic animals in their backstage habitats. Talk with animal keepers as you visit the Animal Nutrition Centre, explore the state-of-the-art veterinary hospital and discover other backstage facilities. Learn the story of how every day 3 tons of food is prepared, distributed and fed to the animal residents of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park admission is required and is not included in the price of the tour. Please keep in mind that the Backstage Safari tour is an outdoor tour, so be sure to check the weather report and dress appropriately.