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    Conservation Station

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This attraction's final day of operation was October 21, 2018.
The information below is provided for historical reference.

Description And Comments

Conservation Station is Animal Kingdom's veterinary and conservation headquarters. Located on the perimeter of the African section of the park, Conservation Station is, strictly speaking, a backstage, working facility. Here guests can meet wildlife experts, observe some of the Station's ongoing projects, and learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of the park. The Station includes a rehabilitation area for injured animals, and a nursery for recently born (or hatched) critters. Vets and other experts are on hand to answer questions.

While there are several permanent exhibits, what you see at Conservation Station will largely depend on what's going on when you arrive. On most days when we visit, there wasn't enough happening to warrant waiting in line twice (coming and going) for the train. If you have extra time, however, and like animals it's often a quite respite from the busier park.

You can access Conservation Station by taking the Wildlife Express Train directly from Harambe. To return to the center of the park, continue the loop from Conservation Station back to Harambe.

Touring Tips

To enjoy Conservation Station, you have to invest a little effort and be inquisitive. Because it’s so removed from the rest of the park, you’ll never bump into it unless you take the train.

Special Comments

Opens later and closes earlier than the rest of the park.

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