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Old 09-24-2010, 10:51 AM   #1
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Wild Africa Trek

This sounds very ! From WDW Daily News :

(Early 2011)– Imagine crossing a rickety footbridge above a riverbed paved in menacing crocodiles. Or trekking through a forest for an up-close encounter with a pool of hippos. Guests wanting to venture off the beaten path at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will have an exciting opportunity beginning in early 2011. A new add-on experience, Wild Africa Trek, will take small groups of adventurers on personalized, guided excursions that include a bushwalk through unexplored areas of the forest, home to many species of wildlife, along with over-landing in customized vehicles across an animal-filled savanna. On these expert-led treks, extended time will be spent observing and learning about the wildlife. To complete the journey, guests will experience a taste of Africa while viewing wildlife from a specially designed observation station.
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I would love to do something like that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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That's so cool. I wonder how much though
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Oh my goodness, that is SO going on my list of must-do things for April 2011!
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This is on our list of MUST DO items for June/July 2011! It sounds like a fantastic experience!
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Ooh, sounds wonderful! Doesn't sound as if most of it is accessible, but since it says "personalized", maybe it could be. Thanks for the info!
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Sounds fantastic! I'm sure it probably will cost an arm and a leg!
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Starts January 31, 2011

I spoke with the concierge desk at AKV today to check on the Wild Trek Africa. It is scheduled to start on the 31st of January. She did not have any pricing or times posted as of yet. We will be there Jan 23-26 so we miss it by 5 days
It does sound like a great experience and it always is nice to have something Disney to look forward too.
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Cool! Thanks for the info!!
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Maybe I can get in early on the 31st our flight don't leave until 8pm!
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Very cool!

Do you have to be staying at AKL to do this?
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How FUN!! I can't wait to read some Passporter reviews on this!
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