Maharajah Jungle Trek Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions

Maharajah Jungle Trek Disney's Animal Kingdom

Explore a Mystical Forest filled with Asian tigers, gibbons, a Komodo dragon, 50 species of birds, and many more animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

Maharajah Jungle Trek Details

Walt Disney World Resort Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Location in Park Asia
Height Restrictions Any Height
Age Interests All Ages
Thrill Type Walkthrough
Hours 9:00 AM to 6:45 PM
Wait Times Low
Lightning Lane No
Accessibility Information May Remain in Wheelchair/ECV
Maharajah Jungle Trek at Disney's Animal Kingdom
The Maharajah Jungle Trek is located in Asia at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Attraction Overview

The Maharajah Jungle Trek is an opportunity to get and up-close look at some of the animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This walkthrough attraction, located in the Asia section of the park, takes you into the Anadapur Royal Forest. As legend has it, this forest used to be hunting ground for wealthy maharajahs.

Now, the Anadapur Royal forest is a self-guided, walking tour where you can see all kinds of wildlife. The main attraction of the Maharajah Jungle Trek is the biggest cat in the jungle. That’s right, you can see several tigers as you explore the Maharajah Jungle Trek! In addition to tigers, there are gibbons, elds deer, blackbuck, komodo dragon, malayan flying fox, water buffalo, over 50 species of birds.

For an even more interactive experience at the Maharajah Jungle Trek, become a Wilderness Explorer! During this self-guided activity, you and your littles one can work together to collect badges through a series of fun challenges. Wilderness Explorer activities is not just available at the Maharajah Jungle Trek! You can pick up a handbook on the bridge between the Oasis and Discovery Island, Africa, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Asia, Dinoland USA, and Pandora – The World of Avatar.

Maharajah Jungle Trek Gibbons
You can see Gibbons, like this one, along the Maharajah Jungle Trek.


Maharajah Jungle Trek On Disney World Map

Location & Wait Times

Maharajah Jungle Trek is located in Asia at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This attraction can be found near the Kali River Rapids ride. Because this is a self-guided attraction, there is no wait time. You can see the animals on the Maharajah Jungle Trek with zero wait time which makes it a great attraction to experience while you wait for your next lightning lane selection.

Maharajah Jungle Trek Sign
You can find the Maharajah Jungle Trek near Kali River Rapids.

Queue Experience

With no wait time, there is no true queue experience for the Maharajah Jungle Trek. Instead, the attraction is a long pathway that you follow in order to see all of the animals. Along the trek, you will encounter footbridges, waterfalls, Tibetan flags, and a palace frozen in time.

Flags at Maharajah Jungle Trek
Look for Tibetan Flags as you wander through the Maharajah Jungle Trek.

Written by

Emily Murray

Contributing Writer

For as long as Emily can remember, Disney has played a huge role in her life. Her infatuation with Disney resulted in many hours spent rewatching Toy Story and creating multiple powerpoints to convince her parents to book yet another vacation to the “Most Magical Place on Earth”. In 2015, Emily followed one of her dreams and moved to Orlando, Florida where she spent just over five years working for the mouse in three separate roles. Emily is passionate about writing and using words creatively and concisely. She loves to make others laugh and hopes to sprinkle a little bit of magic into everything she does.

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