Kali River Rapids Expected to Reopen Earlier at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Great news for Disney’s Animal Kingdom visitors! The popular water ride, Kali River Rapids, is set to reopen earlier than planned. Originally scheduled to welcome guests back on March 16th, the ride will now be up and running on March 15th, giving everyone an extra day of splashy fun.

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Kali River Rapids has been closed for refurbishment since January 8th. During this time, the ride has been getting some much-needed updates and maintenance to ensure it’s in tip-top shape for all the adventurers who are eager to take a spin.

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This exciting news means that visitors to Disney’s Animal Kingdom can look forward to enjoying the thrilling rapids, beautiful scenery, and refreshing splashes a day earlier than expected. So, if you’re planning a trip to the park, make sure to add Kali River Rapids to your list of must-do attractions!


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