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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
Avatar Flight of Passage
Pandora - The World of Avatar
3.6 4.9 5 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.5
Flight Simulator
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, or use Fastpass+
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+
Festival of the Lion King
Africa
4.6 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.
Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
Asia
2.5 4.5 4.9 4.9 4.8 4 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+.
Kali River Rapids
Asia
4.1 4.5 4.4 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
The Boneyard
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.8 4.5 2.6 2.4 3 2.3 3
Elaborate playground
When To Go: Anytime
Harambe Wildlife Parti
Africa
4 4.5 4 5 4.2 4.2
Meet Favorite Disney Pals at Adventurers Outpost
Discovery Island
4.7 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.5
Character greeting area
Wilderness Explorers
Discovery Island
4.1 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.9 3.5 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.
Harambe Village Acrobats
Africa
4.4 4.4 4.7 4.3 4.3 4.6
Acrobats
Karibu Sisters
Africa
4.8 4.4 4 5 4.4 4.4
Musical Storytellers
Valley of Mo'ara
Pandora - The World of Avatar
3.6 4.3 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.5
Alien Rainforest
When To Go: Anytime
Finding Nemo - The Musical
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.4 4.3 4 4.2 4.3 4.4 4
Enclosed venue for live stage shows
When To Go: Anytime
Flights of Wonder
Asia
3.8 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4
Stadium show about birds
When To Go: Anytime
Primeval Whirl
DinoLand U.S.A.
2.8 4.2 4 3.6 3.5 2.9 3
Small coaster
When To Go: During the first 2 hours the park is open, in the hour before park closing
Tam Tam Drummers of Harambe
Africa
4.5 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 3
African dancing / crowd interaction act
Na'vi River Journey
Pandora - The World of Avatar
4.3 4.2 3.9 3.9 4 4.2 3.5
Boat Ride
When To Go: Before 9:30 a.m., during the last 2 hours before closing, or use FastPass+
Divine
The Oasis
3.7 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.5 4
Walking tree character
DJ Anaan
Asia
4.6 4.1 4 4.3 3.8 4.3 3
Dance Party
Discovery Island Carnivale
Discovery Island
4.3 4.1 4.4 4.6 4.1 4.3
Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail
Africa
4 4 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.3 4
Walk-through zoological exhibit
When To Go: Before 10 a.m. and after 2:30 p.m.
Burudika Band
Africa
4.2 4 4.1 4.5 4.4 4.7 2.5
African Musical Act
Maharajah Jungle Trek
Asia
3.9 3.9 3.8 4.1 4.1 4.3 4
Walk-through zoological exhibit
When To Go: Anytime.
Discovery Island Trails
Discovery Island
3.6 3.9 3.7 4 4 4.3 2.5
Winding trails with animal exhibits
When To Go: Anytime
TriceraTop Spin
DinoLand U.S.A.
4.5 3.9 2.9 2.8 3 3.2 2
Hub-and-spoke midway ride
When To Go: Before noon or after 3 p.m.
Rivers of Light
Asia
3.8 3.9 4 4 4 4.2 3
Nighttime Water and Light Show
Conservation Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
3.7 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5
Behind-the-scenes walk-through educational exhibit
When To Go: Anytime
DINOSAUR
DinoLand U.S.A.
2.7 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.1 3.7 4
Motion-simulator dark ride
When To Go: Before 10:30 a.m., after 4:30 p.m.
Affection Section
Rafiki's Planet Watch
4.2 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.5
Petting zoo
When To Go: Anytime
It's Tough to Be a Bug!
Discovery Island
3.2 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.1 4
3-D theater show
When To Go: Before noon or after 4 p.m.
Wildlife Express Train: Africa Station
Africa
4 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.7 2
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
When To Go: Anytime before 5 p.m.
Wildlife Express Train: Rafiki's Planet Watch Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
4 3.7 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.7 2
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
When To Go: Anytime
Chakrandi
Asia
5 3.4 4 4 4.1 4.8 2.5
Traditional instruments
Habitat Habit!
Rafiki's Planet Watch
3.1 3.3 3.1 3 3.1 3.4 0.5
A Few Animals
When To Go: Anytime
Viva Gaia Street Band
Discovery Island
3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Multi-cultural musical troupe

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).

Avatar Flight of Passage
Pandora - The World of Avatar
Flight Simulator
Unofficial Guide: 4.5
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.9
Teens: 5
Young Adults: 4.9
Over 30: 4.9
Seniors: 4.7
When To Go: As soon as the park opens, or use Fastpass+
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+
Theater-in-the-round Stage Show
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.6
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.
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
When To Go: Before 9:30 a.m., or after 3 p.m., or use Fastpass+.
Whitewater raft ride
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4.4
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
The Boneyard
DinoLand U.S.A.
Elaborate playground
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 2.6
Young Adults: 2.4
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 2.3
When To Go: Anytime
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4.5
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 5
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.2
Character greeting area
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.7
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.2
Wilderness Explorers
Discovery Island
Park-wide scavenger hunt/puzzle-solving adventure game.
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.1
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 3.7
Young Adults: 3.6
Over 30: 3.9
Seniors: 3.5
When To Go: Sign up first thing in the morning and complete activities throughout the day.
Acrobats
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4.7
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.6
Musical Storytellers
Preschoolers: 4.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 5
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.4
Valley of Mo'ara
Pandora - The World of Avatar
Alien Rainforest
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4.6
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.6
Seniors: 4.5
When To Go: Anytime
Finding Nemo - The Musical
DinoLand U.S.A.
Enclosed venue for live stage shows
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4.4
Grade Schoolers: 4.3
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Anytime
Stadium show about birds
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.2
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.4
When To Go: Anytime
Primeval Whirl
DinoLand U.S.A.
Small coaster
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 2.8
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 3.6
Over 30: 3.5
Seniors: 2.9
When To Go: During the first 2 hours the park is open, in the hour before park closing
African dancing / crowd interaction act
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.4
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.2
Na'vi River Journey
Pandora - The World of Avatar
Boat Ride
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.2
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 3.9
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.2
When To Go: Before 9:30 a.m., during the last 2 hours before closing, or use FastPass+
Divine
The Oasis
Walking tree character
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.7
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.3
Seniors: 4.5
DJ Anaan
Asia
Dance Party
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 4.6
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 3.8
Seniors: 4.3
Discovery Island Carnivale
Discovery Island
Preschoolers: 4.3
Grade Schoolers: 4.1
Teens: 4.4
Young Adults: 4.6
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.3
Walk-through zoological exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.2
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Before 10 a.m. and after 2:30 p.m.
Burudika Band
Africa
African Musical Act
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 4
Teens: 4.1
Young Adults: 4.5
Over 30: 4.4
Seniors: 4.7
Walk-through zoological exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.9
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3.8
Young Adults: 4.1
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Anytime.
Discovery Island Trails
Discovery Island
Winding trails with animal exhibits
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 3.6
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 3.7
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.3
When To Go: Anytime
TriceraTop Spin
DinoLand U.S.A.
Hub-and-spoke midway ride
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4.5
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 2.9
Young Adults: 2.8
Over 30: 3
Seniors: 3.2
When To Go: Before noon or after 3 p.m.
Nighttime Water and Light Show
Unofficial Guide: 3
Preschoolers: 3.8
Grade Schoolers: 3.9
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4
Seniors: 4.2
Conservation Station
Rafiki's Planet Watch
Behind-the-scenes walk-through educational exhibit
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 3.7
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.3
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3.5
When To Go: Anytime
DINOSAUR
DinoLand U.S.A.
Motion-simulator dark ride
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 2.7
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 4.3
Young Adults: 4.3
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 3.7
When To Go: Before 10:30 a.m., after 4:30 p.m.
Affection Section
Rafiki's Planet Watch
Petting zoo
Unofficial Guide: 3.5
Preschoolers: 4.2
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3.3
Young Adults: 3.3
Over 30: 3.1
Seniors: 3.1
When To Go: Anytime
It's Tough to Be a Bug!
Discovery Island
3-D theater show
Unofficial Guide: 4
Preschoolers: 3.2
Grade Schoolers: 3.8
Teens: 3.9
Young Adults: 3.9
Over 30: 3.9
Seniors: 4.1
When To Go: Before noon or after 4 p.m.
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3.7
Teens: 3.4
Young Adults: 3.4
Over 30: 3.5
Seniors: 3.7
When To Go: Anytime before 5 p.m.
Scenic railroad ride to Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station
Unofficial Guide: 2
Preschoolers: 4
Grade Schoolers: 3.7
Teens: 3.3
Young Adults: 3.4
Over 30: 3.4
Seniors: 3.7
When To Go: Anytime
Chakrandi
Asia
Traditional instruments
Unofficial Guide: 2.5
Preschoolers: 5
Grade Schoolers: 3.4
Teens: 4
Young Adults: 4
Over 30: 4.1
Seniors: 4.8
Habitat Habit!
Rafiki's Planet Watch
A Few Animals
Unofficial Guide: 0.5
Preschoolers: 3.1
Grade Schoolers: 3.3
Teens: 3.1
Young Adults: 3
Over 30: 3.1
Seniors: 3.4
When To Go: Anytime
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

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