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#DisneyMagicMoments: Adventures at Home – South Africa

Jonathan Frontado

by , Public Relations Director, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney and Disney Vacation Club

We continue bringing you the magic of Adventures by Disney with our “Adventures at Home” series, featuring customized at-home itineraries inspired by some of our most popular destinations. 

Today’s adventure is inspired by our South Africa itinerary. Gather your crew, put on your best photo-safari gear and get ready to virtually experience the wildlife, cultures and flavors of the African continent.

1. Gear up! 

Wondering what to wear for this expedition? Odds are that your closet has great options to get your family ready for adventure. You could try the relaxed elegance of safari chic, the untamed stylings of animal prints or the lively look of cultural-inspired fashions. 

2. Get in the spirit of Africa!

The Disney library has a great collection of titles that bring to life the sights and sounds of Africa. We created a Playlist with a little bit of everything: vintage, animated, live action, full feature or documentary. All available on Disney+.

  • True-Life Adventures: The African Lion (1955)
  • The Lion King (1994)
  • The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride (1998)
  • The Lion King 1½ (2004)
  • Disney Nature: African Cats (2011)
  • The Lion King (2019)
  • Disney Nature: Elephant (2020)
3. Adventures by Disney – Draw it! South Africa Edition

The Adventure by Disney guides are entertaining royalty, you can always count on them to keep everyone in the family engaged. For today’s virtual adventure, we have a game that will put your artistic abilities to the test: Adventures by Disney – Draw it! Africa Edition.

Just get the family together, print this game guide and get ready to have a wild time!

March Magic 2016 Bracket
4. Dinner on the savanna!
Spicy Durban-Style Chicken

I bet you’ll be as hungry as a lion after a game of Adventures by Disney – Draw It! Our friends at Disney Family shared a Spicy Durban-Style Chicken recipe to bring African-inspired flavors right into your home. This curry-style recipe is a great introduction to South African Indian cuisine.

5. What’s for dessert?
Lion Paw Print Cookies

Gather the herd, head to the kitchen and get ready to put your best paw forward as you prepare these delicious Lion Paw Print Cookies, courtesy of  Disney Family. 

Stay tuned to Disney Parks Blog for even more #DisneyMagicMoments and experience the magic of Disney wherever you may be. 

See ya next time, adventurers!


  • Thank you so much for posting this! We are definitely using these ideas for our quaran-cation. We’d love more destinations!

  • It’s impossible to imagine a more perfect piece of film–live action or animated–than the opening sequence of the 1994 version of “The Lion King.” The movie deserved the Academy Award for Best Picture. Disney film-making at its best!

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