Location: The parade begins at the gate near Tusker House, crosses the bridge to Discovery Island, goes around to Asia and then returns to Africa and exits through the Tusker House gate.
Date Opened: 10/1/2001
Capacity: Thousands along the parade route.
# of Shows: One parade per day
Characters: Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Mickey Mouse are the big names. Other less common characters include Rafiki, Baloo, Louie, Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear, Timon, and Terk.
Photos and Autographs: No
Wait Times: To get a good curbside viewing location you should select a spot 15-20 before the parade begins. If not concerned about that, good views are available pretty much up until the parade starts.
Length of Show: 15 minutes
Queue Description: None
Health Restriction: None
Ride Access: Most areas along the route are wheelchair and ECV accessible. Speak to cast members for directions to special viewing locations.
Wheelchair Transfer: Not necessary
Service Animals: Service animals are allowed.
Audio: Music is used throughout the parade. Assistive listening devices are available from Guest Services. Sign language interpretation is available for Saturday performances of the parade. It is offered on Discovery Island, in front of Creature Comforts.
Weight and Size Issues: None