The Tree of Life and Discovery Island Trails

Description from PassPorter's Walt Disney World Guidebook:

Tropical gardens and exotic animals surround the Tree of Life at the center of the park. Walk the winding paths, and get a close-up view of the tree, too. How many animals can you see in the trunk and roots? (Hint: 366, including a “hidden Mickey.”) Wheelchair accessible. KidTip: “The animals are cool.”

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Type: Walkthru
Scope: A-Ticket
Ages: All ages
Thrill Factor:

Walkthru Duration: 30 min.
FastPass: None
Bonus: This attraction is open during Morning Extra Magic Hours (but not evening Extra Magic Hours).

Special Considerations:

Also Known As: Tree of Life

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Readers Rating: (rated by 109 PassPorter readers)

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46.51% of our readers would definitely visit The Tree of Life and Discovery Island Trails again.

I would definitely visit this attraction again!
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What PassPorter Readers Think of The Tree of Life and Discovery Island Trails (9 comments):

What a great way to be entertained and educated at the same time.
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 8 on 06/20/2016 at 12:31:32 pm EDT

It took an incredibly hot day and having a sleeping toddler in a stroller for me to slow down enough to really look at the details in the Tree of Life. Amazing carvings. Take the time to walk around it and see how many different animals you can identify.
MissyMouse70 gave this a rating of 8 on 06/19/2016 at 9:37:36 am EDT

Amazing! I love finding my favorite animals and looking for new ones. I can't wait to see it at night!
goofyboysmama gave this a rating of 9 on 06/14/2016 at 10:02:04 am EDT

The tree is stunning, and the animals are fun to visit. If you see an animal keeper, feel free to ask questions.
TLCdisneyfan gave this a rating of 7 on 06/08/2016 at 4:48:27 pm EDT

A great landmark with lots of interesting carvings.
Big G gave this a rating of 5 on 06/05/2016 at 6:15:29 pm EDT

Take your time checking the Tree of Life out. Each time you will see something you have not seen before.
FARMERGIRL gave this a rating of 7 on 06/03/2016 at 10:38:54 pm EDT

Must see
Zatrina gave this a rating of 9 on 06/01/2016 at 7:31:00 pm EDT

Beautiful walk and love to see the carved tree and all the animals. Just gorgeous.
cutiepie gave this a rating of 8 on 05/31/2016 at 11:51:40 am EDT

The artwork on the tree is amazing!
MayraLR gave this a rating of 10 on 05/27/2016 at 12:16:31 pm EDT

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