• On Sep 7, 2019
    Alexandrea from TX 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.

    Which tour is better for a 9yr old boy? Wild Africa Trek or Ultimate Nights Adventure in Animal Kingdom?

    Hi, there!

     Alexandrea, it sounds like you're planning a Walt Disney World Resort vacation. How exciting! It's the very best kind if you ask me. 

     Booking an experience from the Enchanting Extras Collection is such an awesome way to add some extra special magic to your vacation. That 9-year old you're traveling with is one lucky kid! Both tours that you ask about are incredible with exclusive experiences and delicious eats. Let's chat about your options!

     I have two sons, ages 9 and 7. My oldest loves wildlife, so he would certainly choose the Wild Africa Trek tour. He would be just enamored with a privately guided expedition of the Safi River Valley! My other son, however, is a total thrill-seeker. He would much rather experience popular attractions with a guided group on the Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour. I think the answer to your question depends on the unique interests of your kiddo. If this experience isn't a surprise, I recommend involving your 9-year old in the decision-making process. He may have strong feelings about one or the other! If this experience is a surprise, I suggest weighing the benefits of each tour. Would your son rather cross a rope bridge while learning about African animals or would he rather hop on a banshee and fly over Pandora on Avatar Flight of Passage? Do the food offerings at one or the other sound more appealing for your child? Would your son be more likely to appreciate a tour in the morning, afternoon, or evening? No matter what you decide, I know you'll have a "wild" experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park together!

     I hope this was helpful, Alexandrea. Please visit us again soon with any new questions you may have about your Walt Disney World Resort vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Ashley, Pennsylvania

Hi, there! I'm Ashley, and I have been a fan of all-things-Disney for as long as I can remember. My family and I enjoy sprinkling Disney magic into our everyday lives, but we most love making memories together on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation! The unique entertainment, fantastic dining, and incredible attractions completely immerse our family in the magic of Disney storytelling and keep us coming back to "The Most Magical Place on Earth" year after year.  Learn More About Ashley

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