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10 Unique Things to do at Disney World

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Those who are looking for unique things to do at Disney World will be glad to know that there are many different experiences they can add to their vacation.

While all of these things cost extra, in terms of a Disney vacation, they are not unreasonable especially if you are celebrating a birthday at Disney or milestone, or you are bringing someone with you who has never been to Disney before.

Regardless of the reason, and even if you don’t have one, you are sure to make some pretty incredible memories when you add extra magic to your trip to Disney World.

10 Unique Things to do at Disney World

10 Unique Things to do at Disney World

Pirate Room Decor

Stay at a Specialty Room

Instead of a traditional Disney Resort room, upgrade to a Pirate Room at Caribbean Beach or Royal Guest Room at Port Orleans! If you want to have the most magical experience possible, then consider getting a Savannah room at Animal Kingdom lodge where you can actually see the animals!

Take a Disney Behind the Scenes Tour

Disney World has great tours that give you a totally different perspective of the parks. You can do the Keys to the Kingdom Tour at Magic Kingdom to learn things about the park you never knew or try the Safari Experince tour at Animal Kingdom to get up close to the animals.

Rent a Boat on Seven Seas Lagoon

Rent a boat & take a ride along the waterways of Walt Disney World. Teens who cannot yet drive a car will enjoy being able to drive the Sea Raycers!

Starlight Safari Animal Kingdom Lodge
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Starlight Safari at Animal Kingdom Lodge 

If you are already planning a stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge, consider doing the Starlight Safari tour to see wildlife in a totally new way! This tour fills up fast, so book early!

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Magic Kingdom

Book a Princess Make Over at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Let your little one get the royal treatment at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. She will get to dress like her favorite princess and you will have a memory to last a lifetime!

Surfing at Typhoon Lagoon

Take Surf Lesson at Typhoon Lagoon

Before the Disney Water park opens, you can actually take surf lessons.  Each guest gets to learn how to surf in a safe environment (the wave pool!).

Meet Disney Characters at Cape May

Book a Character Meal

Dine with your favorite characters so you are guaranteed one on one time.  You’ll get a chance to meet & greet with many characters at one time and you won’t even have to wait in a line!

Pirate Cruise at Disney World

Put the Kids on a Pirate Adventure Cruise

Want to give your kids a special experience and have some free time to yourself? Choose from four different themed cruises along Bay Lake & Seven Seas Lagoon.

Amphicar Disney Springs

Book a Amphicar Tour

Take a 20-minute guided tour on the waters of Lake Buena Vista at Disney Springs while riding in a vintage Amphicar.

Fireworks Dessert Party

Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party

Enjoy a dessert buffet with an unobstructed view of Cinderella Castle for the nightly fireworks show at Tomorrowland Terrace. Here is a sampling of the menu:

  • Chocolate-dipped strawberries
  • Disney character-themed desserts
  • Hand-scooped ice cream
  • Create-your-own cookies and cupcakes
  • Ooey gooey toffee cake
  • Savory snacks, like house-made eggrolls and spinach dip
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While each of these activities do add to the cost of your vacation, I’m sure you can find ways to save money on other areas to take advantage of these unique things to do at Disney World. 

Be sure to check out our ways to do Disney on a Budget and how to save money on Disney meals for some money saving ideas.

Have you done any of these extras or have a special ways to add extra magic to your Disney vacation?

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