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  • On Jan 6, 2015
    Nancy from RI 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 have an 8:15AM Tusker House Reservation, but Animal Kingdom does not open until 9AM. Will we be able to get a bus from POFQ to make that breakfast?

    Jambo, Nancy! Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question.

    You will definitely be able to utilize Disney Transportation buses to make your 8:15 a.m. breakfast at Tusker House Restaurant. The buses to the theme parks do not regularly begin operating until an hour before park opening, but Disney does understand that many Guests require transportation earlier than this. My experience is that buses generally start picking up Guests from the Resorts as early as 6:30 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. for early morning breakfast reservations. My family is quite fond of these early breakfasts so we can visit with our favorite Disney pals before searching for the okapi and elephants on Kilimanjaro Safaris. I usually get everyone out to the bus stop around 7 a.m. for an early breakfast, such as yours.

    If you arrive at the bus stop at Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter and do not see a bus to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park within 10-15 minutes, simply let a Concierge or Front Desk Cast Member in the Resort know that you are needing to get to your breakfast reservation at Tusker House Restaurant. They will happily call for a bus for you.

    I hope you enjoy your breakfast with Donald and his safari pals! Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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Meet the Panelist: Brandy, South Carolina

Hi, I'm Brandy, a speech pathologist and busy driver of daughters to marching band and dance events. My Annual Pass is used often to check out new Disney must-dos and resort changes. I enjoy giving advice about itinerary and FastPass+ planning, Epcot's fantastic festivals, Memory Maker, and transportation at the Resort. The time I spend at Walt Disney World Resort is distinctive because it is the one place I can forget other responsibilities and focus on having the time of my life with my family!

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