Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge now has Deluxe Villas on the entire 6th floor. The Club Concierge rooms are on the 4th floor over looking Arusha savanna. (No pool rooms in Club level only savanna view)
Here are some details on AKL check in procedures. If you arrive by car at the lodge you will stop at the security kiosk. Let them know you are a Kilimanjaro Club concierge level guest. Once you have parked your car or had valet park it, go to bell services just inside the lobby to your left. If you arrive by Disney's Magical Express you will need to enter the lobby and turn left to the Bell Services desk and they will assist you. Should your room be prepared at this time, the bellman will take you directly up to your room and you can come by the concierge lounge at your leisure to check in. However if the room has not been prepared yet, the bellman will put your luggage in storage and a cast member will take you directly up to our concierge lounge. Either way, there will be no need for you to wait in line at the front desk. If you are arriving after 10:00 p.m. please be sure to stop by the Kilimanjaro Club desk in the morning before you head out so we can make sure we have your reservation in order regarding charging privileges and tickets.
Kilimanjaro club Hours of Service:
7:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless there is an early safari.
Macheo (Sunrise Offerings)
For our early risers...coffee and assorted juices.
Miamko (Adventurous Awakenings)
Start your adventure with an assortment of fresh fruits, juices,
pastries and cereals.
7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Vitafunio (Safari Snacks)
Take a mid-day break and enjoy a selection of African snacks and beverages.
11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Chai (Afternoon Tea)
Sit back and relax with imported teas, freshly baked scones, cookies and treats. A daily must in Africa!
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Kisikusiku (Twighlight Offerings)
After and exciting safari, take pleasure in an array of wines, hors
d'oeuvres, and savor African specialty appetizers from our resort
restaurants, Jiko and Boma.
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Rehema (Evening Indulgences)
Revisit your day's activities or plan for tomorrow while treating
yourself to a sampling of fine desserts and a variety of premium cordials.
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Here is a rundown of the serving stations at Boma Flavors of Africa. This is not their physical order down the line nor the order they are eaten in. It is a Market Place arrangement so guests are encouraged to browse around. Daily features are on a 3 day rotation so that they are offered twice a week.
White Bean Hummus
Black Olive Hummus
Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
Fresh Lavosh bread
Assorted Fresh fruit
Field Greens with Signature Dressings
Watermelon Rind Salad
Avacodo, Papaya and Grapefruit Salad
Daily feature salads.
Roasted Prime Rib
Baked Salmon of the day
Beef and Lamb Bobotie
Cinnamon Raisin Rice
Assorted African Sauces
Daily Featured Specialties
Fufu (Mashed white and Sweet potatoes)
Pap and Sheeba
Falafel with Yogurt Sauce
Daily Feature Specials
Macaroni and Cheese
Pasta with Meatballs and Tomato Sauce
Signature Zebra Domes
Chocolate Mouse Crunch
Fresh Fruit Tarts
Freshly baked Cookies
Daily featured items.
Sunrise Safari Breakfast Adventure is exclusive to concierge guests staying at the lodge. It is offered on Thursdays and Sundays. The safari starts at 6:30 A.M. if the park opens at 8 A.M. & it starts at 7:30 A.M. if the park opens at 9 A.M..
You would meet in the concierge lounge at 6:15 A.M. or 6:45 A.M., depending on park hours & will check-in at the concierge desk. The concierge will scan your park admission into the park which is required to participate in this experience.
An animal programs cast member will be meeting our guests in the Sunset Overlook to give a rundown of the morning's activities. You will then take a private bus, which will go through some of the backstage areas at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
You will then walk over to the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction and board the first jeep onto the savanna. You will be able to ask the animal programs cast member questions and there will be frequent stops for you to take pictures. The safari will last from 45 minutes to 1 hour long. Afterwards you will have a delicious breakfast buffet that awaits you.
You are free to go about your day, at this point. If you would like to go back to the resort, you will take the regular bus back.
The cost is $55.00 for adults and $27.50 for children 3 to 9. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. The unpaved roads of Harambe Wildlife Reserve pass through rough and rugged terrain. For your safety you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride. If you have special needs (wheelchair or scooter) or dietary needs, please let us know so that we may accommodate you.
Safaris are may be subject to minimum booking requirements. Other days may be available for booking if regular days have heavy wait lists. Ask your itinerary planner for details. All charges are posted as a room charge. No meal packages can be used to pay for this event.
Sunrise Safari Breakfast Buffet Menu:
Assorted Breakfast Breads and Pastries
Seasonal Fresh Fruit
Biscuits and Gravy
Scrambled Eggs with Cheese
Vegetable Pan Omelet
Smoked Beef Sausage w/ Peppers and Onions
Banana French Toast
Hash Brown Potatoes
Beverages - Coffee, Tea, Guava Juice, Orange Juice
Wanyama Safari is an approximately 1 and a half hour safari experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge where a guest will experience a re-creation of a true African afternoon game drive. An opportunity to spend time with members from the Lodge animal programs team in a very personal environment. Learning about the natural history and management of the animal collection at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. Incredible photo opportunities of the animals and architecture of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge that can only be experienced from our savannas. Your safari will conclude with a true African dining experience at JIKO, just like the lodges in Africa where a multi-course meal will await you which may include a wine pairing.
You will meet at the Jiko Podium at 3:45 p.m. where you will be met by our animal Programs team. Safaris are offered on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Guests must be 8 years of age or older. The price for the experience is $160 per Concierge club guests 10 and up, $210 for non-Concierge guests 10 and up and Half price for guest 8 and 9. Tax and gratuity included as well as a small contribution to the Disney Conservation Fund. 48 hour cancellation policy does apply so a credit card is required at time of booking. Admission is limited to 12 Guests and can be reserved 180 days in advance of arrival.
Buy out safaris are offered with sufficient notice subject to there being no prior bookings for that date for a $2000 minimum price. There is no age restriction on buyout safaris as it is your exclusive event.
Safaris are may be subject to minimum booking requirements. Other days may be available for booking. Ask your itinerary planner for details. All charges are posted as a room charge. No meal packages can be used to pay for this event.
The Wildlife Discovery Excursion takes the Kilimanjaro safari experience to the next level. Disney's Animal Kingdom invites you to venture off the beaten path of the Harambe Wildlife Reserve for a unique animal observation and photo excursion. Led by a seasoned Safari Guide and an Animal expert, this adventure takes you off the Safari trail, stopping at special observation and photo areas throughout the 110-acre savannah of the reserve. The tour takes place Tuesday through Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.. Guest meet in front of Mombassa Marketplace 15 minutes prior to the tour. It can accommodate up to 14 guests who must be age 3 and older. Payment is taken at time of booking. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. Cost is $45.00 per person inclusive. You spend about an hour our on the trail slipping between ride vehicles of the Kilimanjaro Safari and stopping to view and photograph the animals. The vehicle is climate controlled. Guest may stand up in the vehicle (there are hand holds all over the vehicle). It is a great chance to get a different perspective on the Kilimanjaro Safari. You may take non concierge guests with you on this experience. Not included with any package.