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Old 02-22-2012, 09:08 AM   #211
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Lunch at Tusker house for fast passing nemo?

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Do they still offer fast pass/priority seating at Nemo if you have lunch at Tusker House?
wanted to know this too.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:12 AM   #212
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Does anyone have picture of this place you talk about that you take a train ride to? ...or a TR link....would love to see what it's all about?
http://allears.net/tp/ak/ak_rpw.htm Is the AllEars article on it. Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station are the same thing.
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:41 AM   #213
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Rafiki :)

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http://allears.net/tp/ak/ak_rpw.htm Is the AllEars article on it. Rafiki's Planet Watch and Conservation Station are the same thing.
I love Rafiki's Planet Watch and the train ride over to the station. I say you have to do it the first time you go to Animal Kingdom and then after that every few times if your kids are older. If you have little ones, I would go every time!

There are animals here they can touch plus my kids love learning about the carte of all the animals in the park!
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:24 PM   #215
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Wow, this is a fabulous compilation of tips and tricks.

A few questions. I saw that at one time they were testing a centralized FP distribution location in AK in 2009/2010. Did they keep that or take it out? It would be awesome to go to one place to get several FPs.

For those of you that have been to DLR, as far as Kali River Rapids goes, do you generally get more or less wet than at Grizzly River Rapids, or pretty much the same? Trying to figure out footwear, etc, for this since Grizzly and Splash are my favorite rides in DLR, so its a must-do for us.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:08 AM   #216
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They don't have the central FastPass distribution anymore.

In terms of wetness, Kali and Grizzly River Run are basically about the same. You could escape with just a few drops, or you could be completely wet. Just depends on your luck.
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Bumping this awesome thread.

Wondering if you can take food into the Lion King. (Sounds like the more likely scenario is eating it while waiting to get in?)
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:06 PM   #218
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Bumping this awesome thread.

Wondering if you can take food into the Lion King. (Sounds like the more likely scenario is eating it while waiting to get in?)
im bumping the thread- what an awesome read.

I have only been here three times-- and never have I waited on line to get in.
I dont know if you can eat in there-- the show is only about 20 minutes long
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The first time I went to AK was either 1998 or 1999 - I remember doing Camp Minnie-Mickey but I can't remember how it works. Can someone who has been recently give me an update? I know there is several characters but do you have to wait in each line for the character or do you wait in 1 line and then go down a row to see each one?

From all the post I have read on AK most people say AK is a 1/2 day or 1 day trip to them. I wanted to eat at Tusker House on our trip in April 2011 so we had to go to AK even though my kids didn't seem really interested. Since we were already at AK I talked them into exploring some - we did Kilimanjaro Safari, Flights of Wonder, It's Tough to be a Bug, some of the walking trails, Tricera Top Spin and let my DS play in the Boneyard. We left a little after lunch because the kids were hot and said they would rather swim. (I hate swimming at Disney because we have a pool in our backyard so we can swim anytime.)

This year I was hoping we could do more at AK - I really want to see The Lion King, the Jingle Jungle Parade, Expedition Everest, DINOSAUR, etc. Is it possible to get all the major highlights - top rides, 1 show, parade and Camp Minnie-Mickey in 1 day? I plan to go on a day with EMH in the AM and stay until I just can't listen to the kids complain any longer. Any tips on keeping them more interested. Epcot is my favorite park but AK is a really close second for me.

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The first time I went to AK was either 1998 or 1999 - I remember doing Camp Minnie-Mickey but I can't remember how it works. Can someone who has been recently give me an update? I know there is several characters but do you have to wait in each line for the character or do you wait in 1 line and then go down a row to see each one?
When we last went in 2010 you had to stand in line for each one. We spent more time waiting in those lines than any of the rides

You are standing mostly in the shade though, so that helps a bit. Get an ice cream and wait.
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This year I was hoping we could do more at AK - I really want to see The Lion King, the Jingle Jungle Parade, Expedition Everest, DINOSAUR, etc. Is it possible to get all the major highlights - top rides, 1 show, parade and Camp Minnie-Mickey in 1 day? I plan to go on a day with EMH in the AM and stay until I just can't listen to the kids complain any longer. Any tips on keeping them more interested. Epcot is my favorite park but AK is a really close second for me.

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We have done all of these easy in one day. The key is to get there before ropedrop. EMH would be great too. We have never stayed onsite so I don't get to do EMH. You can easily fill an entire day at AK. We have always been there at RD and stayed until it closed! We take little breaks and watch the shows, the parade here is wonderful!! I would definitely not miss the Lion King show, the Nemo show is also very good.
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Is it possible to get all the major highlights - top rides, 1 show, parade and Camp Minnie-Mickey in 1 day?
The key word above being "highlights". Yes, all of this is possible if you use a smart touring strategy (such as - not going to Camp Minnie-Mickey for characters immediately after Festival of the Lion King ends).

I think you can do all of that and more. It is not possible to do "everything" in a day but if you are selective no problem.
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