Character Changes Around Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Camp Minnie Mickey is scheduled to have it's last day of operation on January 5, 2014. Festival of the Lion King will be closing until the summer when it re-opens in it's new location in Africa. Other offerings in Camp Minnie Mickey will either end or be relocated so that Disney can begin construction on the Avatar land.

According to reports on, character changes are expected to begin on January 6, 2014:

  • Across from Flights of Wonder/Mr. Kamal's: King Louie and Baloo
  • Rafiki's Planet Watch, walkway to Conservation Station: Chip and Dale
  • Rafiki's Planet Wathc: Gi-Tar Dan
  • Discovery Island Trails: Pocahontas
  • Cretaceous Trail: Donald Duck