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  • On Aug 24, 2012
    Bonnie from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We will be at Disney World our first time next month. We have reservations at Rainforest Cafe in Animal Kingdom for 5:30p.m., but I understand that Animal Kingdom closes at 5:00p.m. this same day. Will we be able to stay to get into the restaurant?

    Hi Bonnie!


    Congratulations on your family's visit to the Walt Disney World Resort!


    You will be able to enter the Rainforest Cafe at Animal Kingdom at 5:30 p.m. However, keep in mind you should arrive at the restaurant 20 minutes prior to your reservation time. I can assure you the theme park will not be completely empty by that time. This restaurant is located at the front entrance of the theme park. There is no need to be inside Animal Kingdom to enter the Rainforest Cafe. In fact, you can access this restaurant from two separate entrances. One is located inside Animal Kingdom, and the other outside the turnstiles. Resort buses usually run 90 minutes after the theme park closes. Please let me know if I can answer any other Disney Vacation planning questions for you.


    Enjoy a most magical visit to the Walt Disney World Resort!


    Ritzy ºOº

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Meet the Panelist: Ritzy, Rhode Island

People describe my love for Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line as intoxicating and contagious! My family fell in love with the Disney Magic aboard our first Disney cruise with Captain Mickey in 2006. I personally love to spread pixie dust, as I truly enjoy sharing my Disney experience with everyone! Learn More About Ritzy

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