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The following list shows attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent). Click on the header links to sort!

Disney's Animal Kingdom Attractions
Name Pre-
school
Grade
School
Teens Young
Adults
Over
30
Seniors Our
Rating
The Boneyard
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.8 4.5 2.5 2.3 3 2.4 3
Elaborate playground
When To Go: Anytime
TriceraTop Spin
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.4 3.9 3 3 3.1 3.2 2
Hub-and-spoke midway ride
When To Go: Before noon or after 3 p.m.
Viva Gaia Street Band
Discovery Island
3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Multi-cultural musical troupe
Wilderness Explorers
Discovery Island
4.2 4.5 3.4 3.3 3.8 3.3 4
Park-wide scavenger hunt/puzzle-solving adventure game.
When To Go: Sign up first thing in the morning and complete activities throughout the day.
Conservation Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
3.6 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.5
Behind-the-scenes walk-through educational exhibit
When To Go: Anytime
Habitat Habit!
Rafiki's Planet Watch
3.4 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.4 0.5
A Few Animals
When To Go: Anytime
Affection Section
Rafiki's Planet Watch
4.3 3.9 3.4 3.5 3.1 3.2 3.5
Petting zoo
When To Go: Anytime
Wildlife Express Train: Rafiki's Planet Watch Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
4 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7 2
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
When To Go: Anytime
Wildlife Express Train: Africa Station
Africa
4.1 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.8 2
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
When To Go: Anytime
Primeval Whirl
DinoLand U.S.A.
2.9 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.5 3 3
Small coaster
When To Go: During the first 2 hours the park is open, in the hour before park closing
It's Tough to Be a Bug!
Discovery Island
3.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 4 4.1 4
3-D theater show
When To Go: Before noon or after 4 p.m.
Divine
The Oasis
3.8 4.1 4 4 4.4 4.5 4
Walking tree character
Discovery Island Trails
Discovery Island
3.7 3.9 3.8 4 4 4.3 2.5
Winding trails with animal exhibits
When To Go: Anytime
DJ Anaan
Asia
4.1 4 3.9 4 3.8 3.9 3
Dance Party
Chakrandi
Asia
5 3.5 4 4 4.3 4.9 2.5
Traditional instruments
Meet Favorite Disney Pals at Adventurers Outpost
Discovery Island
4.7 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.5
Character greeting area
Rivers of Light
Asia
3.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 3
Nighttime Water and Light Show
Flights of Wonder
Asia
3.9 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4 4
Stadium show about birds
When To Go: Anytime
Kali River Rapids
Asia
4.1 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.5
Whitewater raft ride
When To Go: First or last hour the park is open, or use Fastpass+ or the single-rider line
Maharajah Jungle Trek
Asia
3.9 4 3.8 4.2 4.1 4.3 4
Walk-through zoological exhibit
When To Go: Anytime.
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
Africa
4 4 3.9 4.2 4.2 4.3 4
Walk-through zoological exhibit
When To Go: Before 10 a.m. and after 2:30 p.m.
Finding Nemo - The Musical
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.4 4.4 4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4
Enclosed venue for live stage shows
When To Go: Anytime
DINOSAUR
DinoLand U.S.A.
2.8 3.8 4.2 4.3 4.1 3.9 4
Motion-simulator dark ride
When To Go: Before 10:30 a.m., after 4:30 p.m.
Tam Tam Drummers of Harambe
Africa
4.4 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 3
African dancing / crowd interaction act
Harambe Village Acrobats
Africa
4.3 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5
Acrobats
Festival of the Lion King
Africa
4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4
Theater-in-the-round Stage Show
When To Go: Before 11 a.m. or after 4 p.m.
Discovery Island Carnivale
Discovery Island
4.1 4 4.4 4.6 4.2 4.1
Kilimanjaro Safaris
Africa
4.6 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 5
Truck ride through an African wildlife reservation
When To Go: As soon as the park opens or in the 2 hours before closing, or use FastPass+
Burudika Band
Africa
4.1 3.7 4.1 4.7 4.4 4.5 2.5
African Musical Act
Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
Asia
2.5 4.5 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.5
High-speed, outdoor roller coaster through Nepalese mountain village
When To Go: Before 9:30 a.m., or after 3 p.m., or use Fastpass+.
Karibu Sisters
Africa
4.8 4.4 4 4.9 4.4 4.4
Musical Storytellers
Harambe Wildlife Parti
Africa
3.8 4.3 3.9 5 4.1 3.8

The following list shows Animal Kingdom attractions with appeal by age group. Attraction ratings are on a scale from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent).

The Boneyard
DinoLand U.S.A.
Elaborate playground
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 2.5
Young Adults: 2.3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 2.4
When To Go: Anytime
TriceraTop Spin
DinoLand U.S.A.
Hub-and-spoke midway ride
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3.1
Seniors: 3.2
When To Go: Before noon or after 3 p.m.
Viva Gaia Street Band
Discovery Island
Multi-cultural musical troupe
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 3
Grade Schoolers: 3
Teens: 3
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 3
Wilderness Explorers
Discovery Island
Park-wide scavenger hunt/puzzle-solving adventure game.
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.3
Over 30: 3.8
Seniors: 3.3
When To Go: Sign up first thing in the morning and complete activities throughout the day.
Conservation Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
Behind-the-scenes walk-through educational exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.4
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3.6
When To Go: Anytime
Habitat Habit!
Rafiki's Planet Watch
A Few Animals
Unofficial Guide: 0.5
Preschoolers: 3.4
Grade Schoolers: 3.4
Teens: 3.5
Young Adults: 3.4
Over 30: 3.3
Seniors: 3.4
When To Go: Anytime
Affection Section
Rafiki's Planet Watch
Petting zoo
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 3.1
Seniors: 3.2
When To Go: Anytime
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3.7
Teens: 3.5
Young Adults: 3.5
Over 30: 3.5
Seniors: 3.7
When To Go: Anytime
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 3.7
Teens: 3.5
Young Adults: 3.6
Over 30: 3.6
Seniors: 3.8
When To Go: Anytime
Primeval Whirl
DinoLand U.S.A.
Small coaster
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 2.9
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 3.7
Over 30: 3.5
Seniors: 3
When To Go: During the first 2 hours the park is open, in the hour before park closing
It's Tough to Be a Bug!
Discovery Island
3-D theater show
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.2
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 3.9
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.1
When To Go: Before noon or after 4 p.m.
Divine
The Oasis
Walking tree character
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.5
Discovery Island Trails
Discovery Island
Winding trails with animal exhibits
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 3.7
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Anytime
DJ Anaan
Asia
Dance Party
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 3.8
Seniors: 3.9
Chakrandi
Asia
Traditional instruments
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 5
Grade Schoolers: 3.5
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.9
Character greeting area
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.7
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.1
Nighttime Water and Light Show
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.3
Stadium show about birds
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.9
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4.2
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Anytime
Whitewater raft ride
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.1
When To Go: First or last hour the park is open, or use Fastpass+ or the single-rider line
Walk-through zoological exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.9
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Anytime.
Walk-through zoological exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Before 10 a.m. and after 2:30 p.m.
Finding Nemo - The Musical
DinoLand U.S.A.
Enclosed venue for live stage shows
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Anytime
DINOSAUR
DinoLand U.S.A.
Motion-simulator dark ride
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 2.8
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 4.2
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 3.9
When To Go: Before 10:30 a.m., after 4:30 p.m.
African dancing / crowd interaction act
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.4
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.4
Acrobats
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.5
Theater-in-the-round Stage Show
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.6
Teens: 4.5
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.8
When To Go: Before 11 a.m. or after 4 p.m.
Discovery Island Carnivale
Discovery Island
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.1
Truck ride through an African wildlife reservation
Unofficial Guide: 5
Preschoolers: 4.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.7
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.7
Over 30: 4.7
Seniors: 4.8
When To Go: As soon as the park opens or in the 2 hours before closing, or use FastPass+
Burudika Band
Africa
African Musical Act
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 3.7
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.7
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.5
High-speed, outdoor roller coaster through Nepalese mountain village
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 2.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.9
Young Adults: 4.9
Over 30: 4.8
Seniors: 4.1
When To Go: Before 9:30 a.m., or after 3 p.m., or use Fastpass+.
Musical Storytellers
Preschoolers: 4.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.9
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.4
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 5
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 3.8

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