• On May 14, 2017
    Jeffrey from SK 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.

    My son will be about 7.5 years old and we are interested in the dine with an animal specialist at Sanaa, but the website says its recommended for kids 8 and older. Is this an enforced age limit or would we be able to attend this experience?

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Jeffrey!

    The Dine with Animal Specialist interactive meal at Sanaa is truly a “wild” experience! I contacted our friends over at Dining Reservations for you and unfortunately, I was told that they are very strict with this policy and Guests must be 8 years of age or older to participate. Might I suggest an alternate activity, Caring for Giants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park? With this experience, you will meet with animal specialists and be able to observe the elephants from close-up! It is a 1-hour presentation and you can reserve it by calling (407) WDW-PLAY or (407) 939-7529.

    I am so sorry that you won’t be able to Dine with an Animal Specialist during this visit to Walt Disney World Resort. I do hope that you plan another vacation to experience it. Come visit us again real soon, 

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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Ontario

Hi! I’m Jen from Ottawa, Canada! I am a high school librarian and French teacher who also happens to be a Walt Disney World Resort enthusiast! My first visit to the Walt Disney World Resort was during my honeymoon. Now, a wife and mom of two girls, my family has since been on many memorable Disney vacations together! Learn More About Jennifer

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