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Review: Wild Animal Trek takes visitors on VIP jungle tour at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Review: Wild Animal Trek takes visitors on VIP jungle tour at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Emerging from the African jungle, my knees wobbled as I carefully traversed the missing slats in the rickety footbridge. In the river chasm below, a dozen sunbathing crocodiles were awaiting my first misstep.This surreal safari scene seemed real enough to me -- even though I knew the make-believe jungle was deep inside a theme park carved out of Florida swampland.Disney's Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., has been offering the three-hour Wild Africa Trek for about a month now, taking about a dozen visitors at a time on VIP guided tours through the theme park's Pangani Forest. The $189 experience essentially triples the price of admission to the park (which is not included in the cost of...

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