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|Opening Date: April 22nd, 1998|
|Ride Length: 7 minutes||Minimum Height: N/A|
|Handicapped Access: Guests in wheelchairs and ECV's can remain in them. Handheld captioning, assistive listening and audio description devices available.|
|Fastpass: No||Rider Swap: No|
|Attraction Type(s): Ride Through, Train Ride, Transportation|
Wildlife Express Train starts in Africa and takes you through to Rafiki's Planet Watch. The train is the only way to get to this area of the park and departs every 5-10 minutes on a continuous loop from Harambe Village to Conservation Station.
The trip itself is just basically a short train ride. You can see the nighttime enclosures for the animals as you travel to the station as well as other back stage areas. The sights in both directions of travel are fairly dull and we don't really consider this to be an attraction.
If traveling to Rafiki's Planet Watch we recommend you visit before 10:00 AM or after 2:30 PM as it gets very crowded during peak times.
This is listed as an attraction in Rafiki's Planet Watch, but you board in Africa, to the right as you enter the land.