Kali River Rapids
Enjoy Your Rapids in the Animal Kingdom
One of the greatest rides at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park in Asia is the Kali River Rapids. No matter how old you are, you are allowed on this ride as long as you meet the height requirements of thirty eight inches or ninety seven centimeters or taller. It is mandatory that any child under the age of seven must have a person that is fourteen years old or older watching them. This ride has huge rafts that can seat twelve people at once. During this adventure through the jungle mists, you will get wet. Taking a five minute trip down simulated jungle rapids is fun and exciting for visitors.
This ride was introduced in 1999 and lasted almost ten years without one incident. The only incident on file is in May of 2007, where the loading platform malfunctioned. The ride was shut down because of this investigation. During the malfunction five visitors and one employee had sustained minor injuries. This ride became Kali River Rapids once it opened in 1999, but was originally slated to be called Tiger Rapids run. If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to cool off on a hot day in the Animal Kingdom, Fastpass your way down Kali River Rapids.