Rafiki's Planet Watch is unique in that to get there, guests must travel on the Wildlife Express train, departing from Africa. The attraction was originally called 'Conservation Center', and changed to 'Rafiki's Planet Watch' on 15 October 2000.
Activities at Rafiki's Planet Watch
Animal Encounters Stage
Enjoy fun shows starring a rotating roster of animals that offer an up-close peek into the habitats of our wildlife friends.
Song of the Rainforest
Join Grandma Willow for a 3D audio journey through a rainforest and experience the wondrous serenade of nature.
Veterinary Treatment Room
This healing facility—viewable through an expansive glass window—offers a unique look into the “hands-on” care of the park’s animals.
Spy many of the park’s most popular creatures in their backstage habitats using “animal cams” that you control.
Discover the conservation efforts taking place around the globe and in your community.
Watch handlers prepare meals for the park inhabitants and discover the diets of some of the world’s most fascinating creatures.
Amphibian, Reptile and Invertebrate Windows
Glimpse tarantulas, scorpions, millipedes and snakes at this creepy-crawly spot.
Take a look inside the lives of our actual working scientists as they study and learn about wildlife all around the world.
Animal petting zoo providing delightful hands-on encounters with a variety of animals, including goats and sheep.
An outdoor discovery trail featuring cotton-top tamarin monkeys.
Rafiki's Planet Watch animal species
African Pygmy Goat
Black Rough-necked Monitor
Blue & Gold Macaw
Costa Rican Zebra Tarantula
Deaths Head Cockroach
Giant African Black Milipedes
Golden Lion Tamarin
Green Tree Python
Gulf Coast Native Sheep
Inland Bearded Dragon
Madagascar Day Gecko
Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
Madagascar Tree Boa
Medium Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
Nigerian Dwarf Goat
Pygmy Hedgehog Tenrec
Red Cockaded Woodpecker
San Clemente Island Goat
Solomon Island Eclectus Parrot
Standard Chinchilla Rabbit