PHOTOS: First Look at NEW Arrival and Contactless Security Screening Area at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Jambo! And welcome back to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where the famed Nahtazü is debuting an all-new arrival experience and contactless security screening area for Cast Members arriving today for previews.

Photo Credit: @Imagineer2017 on Twitter

The expansive new arrival area features a long, rectangular shade structure housing various screening lanes to accommodate even more guests. Guests are reminded to maintain social distancing as they near the security screening area.

Photo Credit: @Imagineer2017 on Twitter
Photo Credit: @Imagineer2017 on Twitter

Security Cast Members wear face shields and masks for protection. If you look in the background, you can spot the new Evolv Express contactless bag check scanners installed, which initially debuted at the Lime Garage earlier this summer in Disney Springs. Guests with smaller bags or purses can simply walk on through, but larger backpacks will still need to be checked.

Photo Credit: @Imagineer2017 on Twitter

Are you looking forward to utilizing this breezy new contactless arrival procedure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the coming months? Let us know in the comments!

Big thanks to our friend Alex (@Imagineer2017 on Twitter) for the photos!

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8 months ago

Vast expanse of hot concrete without shade trees.