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    Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail

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Description And Comments

As the trail winds between the domain of two troops of lowland gorillas, it’s hard to see what, if anything, separates you from the primates. Also on the trail is a hippo pool with an underwater viewing area, plus a naked-mole-rat exhibit. A highlight is an exotic-bird aviary so craftily designed that you can barely tell you’re in an enclosure.

Touring Tips

The Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail is lush, beautiful, and filled with people much of the time. Guests exiting Kilimanjaro Safaris can choose between returning to Harambe or walking the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail. Many opt for the trail. Thus, when the Safaris are operating at full tilt, it spews hundreds of guests every couple of minutes onto the Exploration Trail.

The trail’s hours are cut during fall and winter, closing as early as 4:30 p.m. Check the Times Guide for the schedule.

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail Wait Times

This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail when you visit on a day with a given Disney's Animal Kingdom Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will be at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail Wait Times.

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