Tree of Life

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Standing at a towering 145 feet tall, the Tree of Life is truly a sight to behold. It's located in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Florida, and serves as a symbol of the interconnectedness of all humans on our planet. Sculpted into the bark of the tree are hundreds of intricate animal carvings, each unique and beautifully crafted.

As you approach the Tree of Life, you'll notice the intricate details of the carvings, from the majestic lions to the playful otters. The textures of the bark seem to come to life as you look closer, and you can almost feel the presence of the animals that inhabit this magnificent tree.

Throughout the day, it comes to life with a stunning audio-visual display known as 'Awakenings.' As the sun sets and the park begins to close, the Tree of Life is illuminated by a dazzling display of lights and colors, accompanied by a musical score that tells the story of the circle of life.

The Tree of Life is truly a wonder of the natural world, a testament to the power of creativity and imagination. It awakens us to the importance of preserving our planet and all the living creatures that call it home.

How to explore the Tree of Life?

  • Amble around the Tree of Life's base and take at the detailed animal carvings that cover its trunk and branches.
  • See the tree come to life with brilliant lights and music during one of the nightly 'Awakenings' events.
  • Experience 'It's Tough to Be a Bug,' a 3D film based on the Pixar film 'A Bug's Life,' set within the Tree of Life.
  • Gorillas, tigers, and meerkats are just a few of the animals you may see in the various exhibits surrounding the Tree of Life.
  • Get up close and personal with great wild animals like lions, zebras, and giraffes on a wildlife safari.
  • Participate in a scavenger hunt with a focus on conservation to discover the wide variety of park-dwelling creatures.
  • Dine at Tiffins, Yak, and Yeti, or Flame Tree Barbecue, just a few of the many excellent restaurants in and around the Tree of Life.
  • Visit one of the park's many gift stores to pick up some plush animals or one-of-a-kind handicrafts to take home as mementos.
  • imageDuration Required
    3 hours

Address of Tree of Life

2901 Osceola Pkwy Discovery Island, Orlando, FL 32830-8410 Usa

Opening & Closing time of Tree of Life

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

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