Guide to World Nature at Disney’s Epcot

World Nature at Disney's Epcot


Welcome to World Nature at Disney’s Epcot, where the wonders of the Earth and exploring the beauty of nature in all its glory is the focus. This captivating realm unveils the marvels of our planet, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the magic of the natural world inspired by the vision of Walt Disney himself. In this guide, we will explore the attractions, character meet and greets, restaurants, and shops that can be enjoyed while visiting Epcot’s World Nature.


Disney World Nature, inspired by Walt Disney’s vision of leadership in conservation, is a section of Epcot that celebrates the magnificence of our planet. From breathtaking attractions to character meet and greets and delectable dining options to unique shopping experiences, this part of the park is a haven for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a deeper connection with the Earth’s wonders.


  • Awesome Planet

Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of our planet through a cinematic journey that showcases Earth’s diverse ecosystems and natural phenomena, a testament to Disney World Nature’s commitment to preserving the wonders of our world.

  • Soarin’ Around the World

Embark on a breathtaking hang-gliding adventure that takes you soaring over iconic landscapes and landmarks from around the globe, capturing the essence of Disney World Nature’s commitment to showcasing the natural beauty of our Earth.

  • Living with the Land

Delve into sustainable agriculture’s secrets and witness nature’s interconnectedness in this boat ride through living laboratories, reflecting Walt Disney World Nature’s dedication to environmental leadership.

  • The Seas with Nemo & Friends

Join Nemo and friends in an underwater adventure through the vast seas, encountering marine life and exploring the importance of ocean conservation, echoing Walt Disney World Nature’s commitment to preserving aquatic ecosystems.

  • Turtle Talk with Crush

Engage in a unique interactive experience as the animated sea turtle Crush interacts with the audience in real-time, fostering a connection between guests and marine life, in line with Disney World Nature’s mission to inspire conservation.

  • SeaBase

Immerse yourself in a massive aquarium at SeaBase, home to various marine life, providing a glimpse into the world’s wonders beneath the waves, embodying the spirit of Disney World Nature’s commitment to preserving marine environments.

  • Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana

Embark on a water-themed adventure inspired by the beloved movie Moana, allowing guests to interact with magical water features and learn about the importance of water conservation, a testament to Disney World Nature’s dedication to environmental education.

Character Meet and Greets

  • Moana by Journey of Water

Meet Moana, the adventurous heroine, near the Journey of Water attraction, where the magic of Disney World Nature comes alive through character encounters inspired by the wonders of the natural world.


Table Service

  • Garden Grill Restaurant

Indulge in character dining with Chip ‘n’ Dale and their Disney Pals at Garden Grill Restaurant, where the restaurant rotates, providing ever-changing views, including glimpses into the Living with the Land ride. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with various delightful options while appreciating the beauty of the surrounding nature preserve.

  • Coral Reef Restaurant

Dine with a view at Coral Reef Restaurant, overlooking a giant aquarium teeming with more than 2,000 sea creatures. Choose from a menu featuring American and seafood options, including Grilled Mahi Mahi, Shrimp and Grits, Seared Salmon, and non-seafood choices like Prime Rib and Harissa Chicken, all within the enchanting ambiance of Disney World Nature.

Quick Service

  • Sunshine Seasons

Visit Sunshine Seasons, a food court offering diverse and healthier options for breakfast, lunch, and snacks, all reflecting Disney World Nature’s commitment to providing sustainable and plant-based alternatives. Enjoy oak-grilled salmon, Mongolian beef, pizza rolls, and plant-based options such as Asian vegetable noodles and Mediterranean vegetable sandwiches.


No shops in the Disney World Nature section currently emphasize preserving the natural environment and reducing the ecological footprint.

Conclusion: World Nature at Disney’s Epcot

Embark on an enchanting journey through Disney World Nature at Epcot, where the magic of Walt Disney’s vision for conservation comes to life. Explore the wonders of our planet with the Disney World Epcot map, guiding you to immersive experiences like soaring around the world and indulging in delectable dining with a view of marine life. Don’t forget to don your favorite Disney Epcot shirts as you sip and savor your way through the Disney Epcot Drink Around the World adventure. This magical experience, inspired by the nature of leadership, ensures a lasting impression of Earth’s marvels.

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