New Rides and Shows Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom – a new land and more!

Some very exciting new rides, shows, and experiences are coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Walt Disney Imagineering is planning to reimagine Dinoland U.S.A. at Disney’s Animal Kingdom into a new land – inspired by the “tropical Americas.” Plus, a new Zootopia show is coming!

We’re sharing everything we know about these new attractions coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

There are lots of new rides and shows coming to Walt Disney World, and we know these new additions to Disney’s Animal Kingdom will make this great park even more exciting! And don’t forget Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana is opening at EPCOT soon!

Tropical Americas New Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As part of their research, Imagineers are looking at some of the most biodiverse areas on the planet in the regions just north and south of the equator here in the Western Hemisphere – the northern part of South America, stretching up into Central America.

New Tropical Americas Inspired Land Disneys Animal Kingdom Concept

New experiences inspired by “Encanto” – the Academy Award winning Walt Disney Animation Studios film – and the fan-favorite adventurer Indiana Jones are being considered for the reimagined land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

New Zootopia-inspired Show

Also at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, a new Zootopia-inspired show will come to the Tree of Life. This new show is replacing “It’s Tough to Be a Bug.”

This show based on “Zootopia” is being created for the Tree of Life theater at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Guests will visit the different biomes in the film, traveling along with Judy Hopps, Nick Wilde, and other characters.

Stay Tuned

“Over the next decade, we’re going to have more projects underway than at any point in our history. Our sole purpose is to give you more and more of what you love about a Disney experience. And then surprise and delight you with things you never dreamed possible.”

— Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

We’ll be sharing more information as announcements are made – stay tuned!

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Born and raised in the land of sunshine and dreams come true, Dani is a proud Orlando native. She loves sharing her hometown with others from the theme parks to Florida's natural beauty. With over 15 years of experience, Dani is thrilled to serve as our Managing Editor at Orlando Date Night Guide, Orlando Parenting, as well as Tampa Bay Date Night Guide.