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Delight in Walt Disney World Resort® more than ever, with special access to attractions. Take behind-the-scenes tours and special VIP experiences in all 4 parks. Also, venture outside the Resort for fantastic activities in the natural terrains and waterways of Old Florida. To top it all off, spend the day with an astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Trip Highlights Include:
Join an Imagineer for an unforgettable walking tour of the various lands that make up Magic Kingdom park. See the incredible sites and hear stories about the Kingdom's design and construction from its conception through the present.
Spend a half-day at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with an astronaut who talks about his or her firsthand adventures in space and shows you the ropes here on earth at the Apollo/Saturn-V Center, among other venues within the Space Center.
Paddle your kayak down Shingle Creek flanked by towering, moss-draped cypress trees and ride an airboat on Lake Tohopekaliga. At Forever Florida, choose between a swamp buggy nature tour, a zip line course or horseback riding.
Explore nature in an exciting way on a private safari! Find out how Disney is protecting the planet and educating kids.
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Adventure Daily Itinerary
Day One - 2017
Be greeted at the airport by an Adventures by Disney representative who escorts you to your awaiting transportation. The driver assists you with your luggage and takes you to your hotel at Walt Disney World Resort.
Delight in the formal grace of a grand New England-style yacht club at this lakeside resort, which is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Enjoy VIP treatment when you experience an exquisite dinner prepared in the kitchen of this elegant Resort hotel that is a testament to ultra-modern design. Meet the highly acclaimed chefs who create culinary masterpieces in front of your eyes—and feast on those creations while sitting in the kitchen at elegantly appointed tables. Take home a cookbook as a keepsake to commemorate this special experience!
Meals Included: Dinner
Day Two - 2017
Start off the day inside this iconic Italian restaurant, inspired by the classic Disney movie Lady and the Tramp.
Join an Imagineer for this private walking tour. Visit the lands of Magic Kingdom park and discover illuminating insights behind some of the attractions you love the most. Hear engaging stories about the Magic Kingdom's design and construction from its conception through the present.
From your Adventure Guides, learn the fascinating details about how the magic comes to life with regular functionality when you go backstage in the Utilidors*—the corridors which run underneath all of Magic Kingdom park and are used for everything from storage and waste removal to costuming, food and emergency services.
Join fellow Adventurers and take advantage of special access to attractions with a magical ride on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Experience—the newest and most popular attraction at Magic Kingdom park!
Hear wonderful stories about the Society of Explorers and Adventures at Skipper Canteen while you explore the bold, flavorful cuisine of Asia, South America, and Africa with the help of Disney's daring riverboat pilots.
Enjoy special access to attractions and thrill to entertainment at the most magical place on earth!
Relish the magic of this famous parade from the front porch of Tony's Town Square Restaurant on Main Street, U.S.A.®. From this VIP position, you'll enjoy an amazing view of the magic as it passes by.
Choose to grab a quick bite or enjoy table-service, dining events and dining with Characters. Find out the complete list of choices available to you at Magic Kingdom park.
Guests may remain in this fantastical park to enjoy more experiences
or to view the fireworks at Wishes Nighttime Spectacular up close from a
privileged VIP viewing area.
*This portion of the tour is only available for Guests age 12 or older.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Day Three - 2017
Meet some of your favorite Disney Characters over a delicious breakfast at Cape May Café in Disney's Yacht Club Resort before leaving Walt Disney World Resort® for an amazing day-trip to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM on Florida's Atlantic Coast.
Travel to this iconic site for a day filled with interactive, inspirational and educational fun while you learn about the epic story of the U.S. space program at the gateway of a working space flight center.
Take a private tour with your very own astronaut-guide at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor ComplexSM. Feel what's it's like to be an astronaut during the Shuttle Launch Experience®, with g-forces pushing you as you propel into orbit. Drive by the Vehicle Assembly Building, one of the largest buildings in the world, which was used for the assembly of the Saturn V moon rocket. For a photo opportunity with your astronaut-guide, stop at the LC-39 Observation Gantry, site of some of the most famous manned space flights. Discover the Apollo/Saturn V Center as your astronaut-guide delivers fantastic facts about the first moon missions—all while you stand under the largest moon rocket ever flown!
Take a break in your tour to enjoy a catered buffet lunch in a private room in the Apollo/Saturn V Center, overlooking Kennedy Space CenterSM and launch pads 39A and B.
After saying goodbye to your astronaut-guide, delight in a 3D IMAX Theater viewing of Journey to Space.
Enjoy this high-tech VIP preview of the shops, restaurants and events that are happening on the bustling waterfront promenade at the new Disney Springs.
Dine at a restaurant that's ideal for you and your family. Grab easy seating for a light bite at a number of casual venues or if you prefer upscale, world-class cuisine, there are several signature restaurants offering everything from extraordinary sushi to mainstream American fare. Whatever your preference may be, speak with your Vacationista about the best way to make advance dining reservations.*Additional costs apply for entertainment and shopping.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Day Four - 2017
Travel through Disney's Animal Kingdom park on an early morning, exclusive guided driving tour where you will see exotic African wildlife begin their day on the savanna. On your journey, your knowledgeable guides will share little-known insights of the majestic animals on view as well as how we care for all of the 1,500-plus inhabitants of Disney's Animal Kingdom park.
Before Disney's Animal Kingdom park even opens, start your day with a private breakfast buffet in this new signature restaurant featuring wildlife-themed décor and waterfront views! Take a moment to peruse the diverse menu with travel-inspired offerings.
Explore Disney's Animal Kingdom park as created by the Walt Disney Imagineers, unveiling the design secrets that went into the planning and construction of the park. Learn how the Imagineers traveled to remote parts of the globe to fully understand the different cultures and to see the native wildlife in their natural habitats. Unlock the magic of nature in the park's architecture and details and hear the stories behind how these elements fit in with the care of the animals here at Disney's Animal Kingdom park.
Disney's Animal Kingdom park has always been a place that connects guests to the magic of nature and inspires people to take action to protect wildlife and wild places. See firsthand how this commitment to conservation comes to life through the dedicated teams working to engage communities to reverse the decline of threatened animals across the globe. You can explore the real-world work of our animal experts such as our efforts to save elephants in the wild through the help of a much smaller animal, the honey bee. You will also learn more about the Disney Conservation Fund, a program that has directed more than $40 million to projects in 115 countries working to conserve nature and inspire kids and families to join Disney in caring for our planet.
Go behind the scenes at the new nighttime experience that debuts in the spring of 2016. It aims to be one of the most beautiful and moving shows in the history of Disney's Animal Kingdom park.
Choose from a variety of American, Asian and African dining venues for a delightful lunch and dessert.
Delight in some of your favorite experiences, including high-speed thrills, fascinating jungle trails, exotic animal viewings, Broadway-style musicals, colorful parades—and a fun-filled show with 20 species of birds!
Share your experiences with fellow Adventurers at a private, catered dinner served in the heart of this delightful conservation environment.
Be awestruck by this new, extravagant nighttime show that you view from your VIP seats. Watch the dark sky fill with a spectacular array of light, color and imagery!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Day Five - 2017
With an early departure this day, enjoy breakfast conveniently delivered to your room.
Travel outside Walt Disney World Resort to Shingle Creek. Venture into the quiet world of a cypress swamp. Kayak past waterfowl, turtles and alligators as you experience the real outdoors of Central Florida.
Propel through the unspoiled wetlands of the largest lake in Osceola County, Florida. View wildlife in their natural habitat, including alligators and a wide variety of birds.
Arrive at Forever Florida Zipline & Horseback Adventures just in time for a terrific barbeque lunch that will get you ready for the exciting activities to come.
Select one or more of the thrilling activities awaiting you at Forever Florida. Make discoveries about your destination in the Swamp Buggy Nature Tour, zip line above the treetops or go horseback riding. Experience 9 ecosystems as you cross streams, forest, wetlands and pastures—and perhaps catch a glimpse of alligators and other wildlife.
Spend some quiet time at your Resort hotel and be refreshed for the evening activities.
Complete the day's activities with a short boat trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios where you will feast on a mouthwatering meal before you delight in Fantasmic!—a stunning musical show of colorful waterworks, exciting fireworks and a host of Disney Characters! Enjoy private VIP seating for the scrumptious dinner followed by unobstructed viewing of this dazzling nighttime spectacular.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day Six - 2017
Grab something light for breakfast at a casual buffet set up just for Adventures by Disney at Disney's Yacht Club Resort. Then, be escorted to Disney's Hollywood Studios and begin your day of exciting activity.
Before Disney's Hollywood Studios opens, look behind the scenes at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Learn details about the Hollywood Tower Hotel's strange library and cobweb-covered lobby that remains just as it was in 1939.
Enjoy special access to the attraction and join your fellow Adventurers a thrilling "elevator" ride at the infamous Hollywood Tower Hotel that plunges you into the Twilight Zone!
Take advantage of a special access ride with fellow Adventurers on this midway-style, 4D shootin' game starring your favorite Toy Story characters!
Join us at Epcot® for an exclusive glimpse of the backstage aquarium environment at The Seas with Nemo & Friends, home to a variety of unique marine animal species—from sharks and rays to sea turtles, manatees, dolphins and fish.
Enjoy a catered buffet at this private lounge that is reminiscent of Captain Nemo's Nautilus. Following lunch, a Walt Disney Imagineer will discuss Epcot's iconic American Adventure Pavilion, taking you through the fascinating creative journey from the pavilion's conceptual roots to its eventual design and construction.
Go backstage at this beautiful building designed around the classic Georgian style of the late 1700s and famous sites from American history. See the "Magic Theater," a complex, computer-controlled, movable platform under the Pavilion's stage that can move 10 different sets to present a seamless stage performance, as well as other elements dreamed up by the ever-creative Imagineers.
Enjoy the variety of fascinating experiences Epcot has to offer—from transforming into a secret agent to blasting off on a journey through space and more!
Rendezvous upstairs in the Imagination! Pavilion in Future World. A remarkable space composed of soaring glass pyramids, the Imagination! Pavilion was once home to Disney's original ImageWorks.
Enjoy a private farewell dinner in the welcoming environment of the Disney Vacation Club Member Lounge, surrounded by the imaginative architecture that characterizes one of Epcot's most iconic original pavilions. Relish a delicious, catered buffet while exchanging memories of your extraordinary vacation with fellow Adventurers
Savor international desserts and wines in an exclusive setting as you behold the past, present and future of Earth at this stunning fireworks show that celebrates the spirit of humanity.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day Seven -2017
Say goodbye to your fellow Adventurers and to Walt Disney World Resort and Central Florida—until you return!
Your Adventure Guides will help you with your luggage. Travel by private vehicle to the Orlando International Airport.
Meals Included: None