D23 Expo 2015: AVATAR ride “Flight of Passage” named for Walt Disney World, Animal Kingdom getting nighttime entertainment

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At the D23 Expo 2015, Walt Disney World has announced a few more details about what’s coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the years ahead, from the World of AVATAR and beyond.

Flight of Passage is the name of the main ride in Pandora – The World of Avatar. Guests will soar on a Banshee over the alien world. This attraction is in addition to the already planned boat ride giving an overview of the spectacles of Pandora.

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The park’s Tree of Life will light up as the waters come alive with the previously-announced “Rivers of Light” show featuring live music, floating lanterns, water screens and more.

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Sunset Kilimanjaro Safaris will also launch, allowing guests to venture onto the savanna after dark, seeing two new species, African wild dogs and hyenas.

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Photo credit: Danielle Ernest

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