Magic Kingdom Photo Scavenger Hunt

Many of you know that my son and I got to Walt Disney World an awful lot. We take it for granted, and my son is probably a little spoiled on it… Let’s revise that… My son is very fortunate that we get to go to Walt Disney World so often.

Because of we go so much, a lot of times, we go early and leave early, after doing just one or two things. Special events like the Food and Wine Festival at Epcot, or Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will get us to stay longer. It’s rare that we will stay a long time in a park when it’s hot and busy.

But today, we stayed more than 6 hours in the park… and we still only rode one ride. And we had a great time! I made a photo scavenger hunt for my son that had us running all over the Magic Kingdom, trying to find all kinds of things. It was a great way to keep things fresh. Even though we go to the parks all the time, this scavenger hunt was still a challenge for both of us.

Here is the photo in all it’s glory. Out of 100 objectives, we were able to get photos of 95. I’d originally made this for Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and I made some changes so it wouldn’t be quite so hard at the Magic Kingdom, but there were still some things that I think just can’t be found. For example, I don’t think there’s a jukebox in the Magic Kingdom, but we found a player piano in Diamond Horseshoe, which was the jukebox of it’s day.

If you give it a try, let me know! You could edit some of the harder things to make it easier or adapt it for other parks. (Update: If you like this, you can also check out our Disney’s Hollywood Studios Photo Scavenger Hunt, too!)

Alexander’s Magic Kingdom Photo Safari

Welcome to Alexander’s Magic Kingdom Photo Safari. In this safari, you will be documenting your experience with photographs of possibly difficult things to find around the park. If possible, try to capture at least one member of your safari group in each picture. None of these photos will require you to ride a ride, though you may find some of the objectives in a ride. To be successful, some subjects may require a little creativity, but don’t bring anything from the list into the park with you.

  1. Dragon
  2. Henson characters
  3. An animal in a habitat where it doesn’t belong
  4. Someone in mid-jump in front of the entry to a new land
  5. Lions
  6. Tigers
  7. Bears
  8. Three boats
  9. A car built before 1970.
  10. A Coca Cola sign in another language.
  11. A brass drinking fountain
  12. A celebration button
  13. A Mickey Mouse balloon
  14. A Cast Member performing a magic moment, take 5 or going above and beyond.
  15. A cannon
  16. A castle
  17. A crate
  18. A barrel
  19. A hero
  20. A bell larger than your head
  21. Orange Bird
  22. Bacon
  23. A waterfall
  24. A Christmas greeting from a previous decade
  25. An attraction queue with two stories
  26. A frying pan
  27. Lost and Found
  28. A child too large to be in a stroller, in a stroller
  29. A moose
  30. A squirrel
  31. Huey/Duey/Louie
  32. A basketball hoop
  33. A jukebox
  34. Lychee
  35. Cupcakes
  36. Something healthy
  37. An airplane
  38. A hotel
  39. Something Hawaiian
  40. A quarter in a fountain
  41. Food that can’t be bought in the park
  42. A map
  43. Non-American currency
  44. Mosaic tiles
  45. Turnstiles
  46. Ropes holding something up
  47. Ropes holding something down
  48. A stroller parking sign
  49. A sign that prohibits something
  50. Two trashcans that look different in the same photo
  51. Something in a merchandise shop that costs less than a dollar
  52. Something in a merchandise shop that costs more than $500
  53. Something labeled “Limited Edition.”
  54. Guests studying a map
  55. A typographical error
  56. An upside-down tree
  57. A flag from another country
  58. A fireplace
  59. A wait time posting more than 30 minutes
  60. A clock mounted to a wall
  61. Someone using a drum
  62. Flowers in bloom
  63. An island
  64. Coconut
  65. Ants
  66. A fish
  67. Bats
  68. Snow, not on a mountain
  69. A pirate
  70. A princess
  71. A pineapple
  72. A sponge
  73. A starfish
  74. A Guest wearing socks with sandals
  75. A hidden Mickey
  76. A Guest wearing neon colors
  77. A Guest doing something they should not be doing
  78. A Guest who looks like a celebrity
  79. A Cast Member doing something they should not be doing
  80. Spilled popcorn
  81. A Mickey Mouse sticker
  82. Someone wearing a rain poncho
  83. A working fountain
  84. A bird bath
  85. A bird eating people food
  86. One of the seven dwarfs
  87. A family photo
  88. Something hiding
  89. Something camouflaged
  90. Something with 8 legs
  91. The king
  92. A net holding something
  93.  “Thank you” in another language.
  94. Something from Australia
  95. A character that cannot sign his/her name with a pen
  96. A phonebooth
  97. A bowtie
  98. A fez
  99. A mop
  100. Converse shoes
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10 responses to “Magic Kingdom Photo Scavenger Hunt

  1. Your son just became famous in Korea. I used this as an example for a lesson on scavenger hunts. Poor kids had only read about them in school. I think I need to organize one soon.

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  4. WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching for fire damage

  5. Looks fun! Can’t wait to adapt it a little for my 5, 6,& 7 year old. Thanks so much for sharing! Does the above list work for Animal Kingdom? I would like to use it there. I know you said you originally made it for AK but then adapted it for MK.

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  7. Are you a Whovian? Numbers 96-100 are very Doctor Who!

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