18 — Yes, 18 — Rides Had Average Wait Times Over an Hour in Disney World This Week

February is almost over, and usually that would mean the end of the slow season in Disney World and the beginning of Spring Break crowds…but not this year!

Big yikes, y’all!

This year, there have been unusually high crowds in the parks during the “slow” season, and it seems as if things are just getting busier. This week was particularly busy, probably due to President’s Day Weekend, the start of the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend, AND some schools around the country being on their Winter Breaks. So, how much worse did the average wait times get? Let’s take a look!


Let’s head to Magic Kingdom! this week, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had the longest average wait time with 99 mins!

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

After that, we had Peter Pan’s Flight at 77 minutes, Jungle Cruise at 75 minutes, Splash Mountain at 70 minutes, Space Mountain at 66 minutes, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at 59 minutes, Haunted Mansion at 55 minutes, Pirates of the Caribbean at 47 minutes, Astro Orbiter at 42 minutes Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin at 42 minutes other Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh at 41 mins.

Splash Mountain

Next, we had “it’s a small world” at 36 minutes Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid at 32 minutes, Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini at 32 minutes, Dumbo the Flying Elephant at 30 minutes other Magic Carpets of Aladdin at 30 mins.

Watch out for that sign!

Then, we saw Tomorrowland Speedway at 29 minutes, Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover at 23 minutes mad tea party at 21 minutes, Mickey’s PhilharMagic at 19 minutes other Prince Charming Regal Carrousel at 16 mins.

Tomorrowland Speedway

And rides that only had wait times in the single digits were Country Bear Jamboree at 6 minutes Tom Sawyer Island at 6 minutes Carousel of Progress at 5 minutes other Liberty Square Riverboat at 2 mins. Rides with no waits were Hall of Presidents, Enchanted Tiki Room, other Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse.


over in EPCOTthe ride with the longest average wait was Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at 114 minutes.

Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure

Then we had Frozen Ever After at 93 minutes test track at 76 minutes, Soarin’ at 45 minutes, Mission: SPACE at 33 minutes, Spaceship Earth at 25 minutes, The Seas with Nemo and Friends at 22 minutes Journey into Imagination at 19 minutes, Living with the Land at 18 minutes, Gran Fiesta Tour at 16 minutes other Turtle Talk with Crush at 13 minutes.


The theater shows in EPCOT all had zero waits this past week! These included: Awesome Planet, Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along, Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival, Impressions de France, other Reflections of China!

Hollywood Studios

Moving on to Hollywood Studios, Rise of the Resistance had the highest average wait time this week at 137 minutes.

Join the Resistance

After that, we had Tower of Terror at 126 minutes, Slinky Dog Dash at 111 min, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at 79 minutes, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith at 79 minutes Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run at 79 minutes other Toy story mania at 69 mins.


And finally, we had Alien Swirling Saucers at 41 minutes Star Tours—The Adventures Continue at 28 minutes, Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy at 17 minutes Muppet*Vision 3Dat 13 minutes other Walt Disney Presents at 9 minutes.


Hopping over to AnimalKingdomthe ride with the longest average wait time this week was Avatar Flight of Passage at 117 minutes.

Flight of Passage

Then we had Na’vi River Journey at 69 minutes Kilimanjaro Safaris at 72 minutes DINOSAUR at 33 minutes other Kali River Rapids at 32 mins.

The Majestic Giraffe

Following behind what Triceratop Spin at 17 minutes, It’s Tough to Be a Bug at 13 minutes The Boneyard at 0 minutes, other Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at 0 mins.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug!

So, there you have it. And yes, there WERE 5 rides that had average wait times over 100 minutes this week (almost 6, since Seven Dwarfs was at 99 minutes!). And 18 (!!) rides had wait times over at HOUR. We’ll keep an eye on wait times to see if anything changes, so stay tuned to DFB more Disney news and updates.

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