Visit Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning

Visit Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning

The moment all Disney die-hards have been waiting for has arrived: you can now visit Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning!

Rohde has been taking individuals to Africa for over 25 years, with the mission to help designs and create Animal Kingdom, making it look as authentic as possible. Now, as part of Animal Kingdom’s 20th anniversary, Adventures by Disney is offering this unique opportunity to visit Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde (Portfolio Creative Executive For Walt Disney Imagineering) and Dr. Mark Penning (VP of Animal Sciences for Disney’s Animal Kingdom).

Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde

As you travel through Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde, will share insight into the country through the “lens of an artist”. You will learn about the experiences which helped pave the way for Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Dr. Mark Penning - Disney's Animal Kingdom

Meanwhile, Dr. Penning, a South African native himself, will share his expertise on storytelling and wildlife. He will discuss species unique to the locations you will visit such as Cape Point, Knysna, and the Kapama Private Game Reserve. Throughout your adventure, you may even catch a glimpse of the wildlife he’ll discuss such as elephants, birds, and monkeys.

If this doesn’t have you excited, check out the video giving you a sneak peek of what awaits you on this incredible adventure!


Are you ready for an Adventure? Contact me today to travel Africa with Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde and Dr. Mark Penning! I will assist with all of your booking details so that you can enjoy exploring Africa with Disney’s most well-known Imagineer.


Click HERE for your FREE no obligation quote.

Thinking of planning a Disney Vacation? There are many destinations to consider. Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Aulani and Adventures by Disney. Let me know if you’d like more information.

Find articles like this helpful? Then why not consider booking with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner? As an agent with MickeyTravels, I can help you plan the perfect Disney Vacation whether it’s Disney World, Disneyland, the Disney Cruise Line, Aulani or Adventures by Disney. I’ll work with you to find a package that suits your budget, nab those hard-to-get dining and FastPass+ reservations and throw in a sprinkle of pixie dust. Best of all my services are absolutely FREE.  Get in touch at (888) 580-MAGIC, via email or follow along on Facebook.



This site contains affiliate links to products on Etsy, ShopDisney and Amazon. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Also As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Chip and Co Past Writers and Friends