PHOTOS - Tour of Disney's Animal Kingdom reopening

Jul 17, 2020 in "Disney's Animal Kingdom"

Disney's Animal Kingdom walk-through with COVID-19 restrictions
Posted: Friday July 17, 2020 10:50am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney's Animal Kingdom was the first of the Walt Disney World theme parks to reopen alongside Magic Kingdom on July 11 following the COVID-19 closures.

As everywhere at Walt Disney World, Disney's Animal Kingdom is employing social distancing, limited capacity, temperature screenings and mandatory use of masks.

Animal Kingdom appears to be have the lowest number of guests of all the parks, with most guests appearing to favor Magic Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios at this time.

The walkways are impressively open with some areas having far more Cast Members than guests.

Like the other parks, characters appear in physically distanced settings, with the Discovery River playing host to several boat-based character appearances taking place throughout the day.

Click the gallery for more pictures of Disney's Animal Kingdom post COVID-19 reopening.

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icc2515Jun 03, 2021

Yes you can, probably get to ride them all by 2-3pm.

ilovetotravel1977Jun 03, 2021

What have lines been like for FoP these days? Do you think I could do AK from like 12pm-close and get to ride FoP, EE, and Dinosaur?

MisterPenguinJun 02, 2021

NottamusMay 12, 2021

Not a biggie…but hoping they also open Kusafiri Coffee Shop in the next 2 weeks it’s always been a first stop for the wife and I on first day for a warm cinnamon bun for two

MrPromeyNov 15, 2020

Wow... That was dark I like it .

LastoneOnNov 15, 2020

He went to Disneyland's Matterhorn so he could have some peace and quiet.

Walt dNov 13, 2020

He went back home’ he was so disgusted with Disney!

MisterPenguinNov 13, 2020

That'll be the least of your worries... https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54818615

JoeCamelNov 13, 2020

Tuck your pantlegs into your boots....

MisterPenguinNov 13, 2020

Goats? It'll be minks!!

MrPromeyNov 13, 2020

Anyone know whether the plan is for UV or chemical sanitation of the goats between pettings? o_O

monothingieNov 11, 2020

Good. Flame Tree and Satu'li Canteen were social distancing nightmares this past weekend. With the bump up in crowds, they need to open as many QS locations up as possible to spread everything out.