Animals in the Savannah at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge; giraffe
  • On Mar 17, 2024
    Tami from VA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi! Has Kidani Village 1 bedroom upgraded their coffee makers yet? Also, what is the best way to get from Kidani to Fort Wilderness. Thank you!

    Jambo, Tami! Thanks so much for making a return trip to planDisney with another excellent question. It's a great day to chat about all things Disney Vacation Club and I'm happy to help with planning for your next magical adventure!

    I recently had the opportunity to stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village for the first time and it was everything I hoped!  We spent a lovely afternoon on our Savanna View balcony watching the wildlife and enjoyed more than one meal at Sanaa, which is one of our family's all-time favorites. 

    To get the details for your coffeemaker query, I reached out to Member Services, who confirmed that the 1-Bedroom Villas (and everything larger) have 12-cup drip coffeemakers. There will be a starter pack of coffee and supplies waiting for you--if you need more, simply use the "Hey Disney" device in your room to request a refill!

    As for your travel needs, the answer is in the palm of your hand! There is a super handy feature in the My Disney Experience app that will show you multiple options to travel via Disney transportation between Kidani Village and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Here's how to access this magical tool: 
    • From the home screen, select the three lines at lower right (the "hamburger" icon).
    • Scroll down to "Getting Around", then select "Transportation & Parking".
    • A map will come up with icons for different transportation options. Select any of these and there will be a prompt saying "Get Directions". From here, simply type in your Point A and Point B and you'll be on your way.

    When I plugged in Kidani and Fort Wilderness, the app directed me to take a bus from Kidani to Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, and then board a bus bound for Fort Wilderness. You can also catch a polka-dotted ride with Minnie Van Service, which can be booked in the Lyft app and will pick you up for an express trip to your destination!

    Tami, I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing trip--your arrival is just around the riverbend! If you have any additional questions as your vacation draws near, please reach out anytime. Thanks again for stopping by planDisney!

    Welcome Home!
    Susan
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, Michigan

Hi there! I'm Susan, a pixie-dusted pediatric nurse and Disney Vacation Club specialist. I'm married to my own Mr. Incredible and we have two fantastic teenage daughters. Our family has been making Disney memories for four generations, and I'm so excited to help you plan your own magical adventures as part of the planDisney panel. Welcome home! Learn More About Susan

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