Rafiki’s Planet Watch and Conservation Station

You can stop by Conservation Station during your visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. You can visit by boarding the Wildlife Express Train in Africa. Conservation Station is a part of the area known as Rafiki’s Planet Watch. Below is what to expect when you visit and a little bit about the wheelchair accessibility of the area.

Rafiki's Planet Watch

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

  • Affection Section – an animal petting zoo that includes goats and sheep.
  • Habitat Habit! – is an outdoor discovery trail featuring cotton-top tamarin monkeys. This is on the main path that leads to Conservation Station.

Conservation Station

Conservation Station

The perfect spot for animal lovers, Conservation Station has more than 10 care areas and Disney-themed experiences, including character meet and greets. Here is some of what you can experience:

  • Characters – Meet Rafiki and Doc McStuffins
  • Science Center – Take a look inside the lives of our actual working scientists as they study and learn about wildlife.
  • Nutrition Center – Watch handlers prepare meals for the park inhabitants. And discover the diets of some of the world’s most fascinating creatures.
  • Animal Encounters Stage – Enjoy fun shows starring a rotating roster of animals that offer an up-close peek into the habitats of wildlife.

Conservation Station and Rafiki’s Planet Watch are nice to visit because everything is wheelchair accessible. That includes the path from the Wildlife Express Train and all of the paths around the buildings. Also, there are a few hills but it isn’t too hard to navigate.  Most of the exhibits at Conservation Station are indoors so it’s a nice stop to escape the crowds and enjoy some air conditioning. In addition, the character meed and greets are indoors. In addition, you can find a family/companion restroom inside of Conservation Station. It is located to the right as you enter the building.