Walt Disney World is known for bringing the magic of its films and movies to life throughout its theme parks, while adding some educational aspects along the way. When walking around Animal Kingdom, visitors can explore Asia and Africa in one day and learn about different cultures, history and wildlife.
Animal Kingdom is big on teaching kids and families about conservation, protecting the environment and animal species. The Wilderness Explorer attraction is the perfect way for guests to have fun while learning about these important topics.
Follow in the footsteps of Russell from the Disney Pixar film Up, and become a Wilderness Explorer while walking around Animal Kingdom. As Russell said multiple times throughout the movie, “The wilderness must be explored.”
To start your Wilderness Explorer journey, pick up a handbook from the headquarters located on the bridge between the Oasis and Discovery Island, or stop by Wilderness Explorer Troop Leader locations in Africa, Asia, Dinoland U.S.A and Pandora – The World of Avatar.
Wander around Animal Kingdom and set out on a series of fun, nature-themed adventures and challenges on your way to becoming an official Wilderness Explorer.
Collect more than 25 badges while taking part in self-guided activities ranging from learning important wilderness skills to animal observation and more. Once you collect more than 25 badges, you’ll earn the right to chant the Wilderness Explorer call – “Caw! Caw! Roar!”
However you view Niagara Falls, it’s an unforgettable sight. That being said, on the Canadian side, you’ll get a panoramic view of both the American Falls and the magnificent Horseshoe Falls, as well as more chances to get up close and experience the falls. Families traveling to Niagara Falls find more activities to engage children on the Canadian side.
Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.
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Family travelers spending time in Riviera Maya, Mexico, cannot miss Xel-Há, a park offering an extensive list of activities, all surrounded by the pure natural beauty of the region. The beginning of fall marks the perfect time to visit the park, with more than 20 unique experiences.