Was this the Busiest Week of the Year in Disney World? Here’s What the Wait Times Showed.

Seasons greetings from Disney World!

Magic Kingdom lookin’ festive!

The holiday season is still in full swing in the parks, with decorations up and festive food everywhere. The week between Christmas and New Year’s can be super busy in Disney World, so let’s take a look at this week’s wait times!

Magic Kingdom

The wait are still pretty high in Magic Kingdom! Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time of 64 minutes, Jungle Cruise also had a wait of 64 minutes, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was at 80 minutes.

Jingle Cruise!

Enchanted Tiki Room: 0 minutes
Hall of Presidents: 0 minutes
Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse: 0 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 2 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island: 2 minutes
Country Bear Jamboree: 2 minutes
Carousel of Progress
: 4 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 12 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 12 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 15 minutes
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover: 14 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 16 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 18 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 18 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 18 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 19 minutes
it’s a small world: 23 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 27 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 28 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 29 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 34 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 34 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 35 minutes
Splash Mountain: 36 minutes
Space Mountain: 46 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 64 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 64 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 80 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Wait times went up a little on some rides, and down a little on others at Hollywood Studios. Rise of the Resistance had an average wait time of 142 minutes, while Slinky Dog Dash had a wait time of 86 minutes, and Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run was at 64 minutes.

Rise of the Resistance Lightning Lane Line

Walt Disney Presents: 8 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D: 10 minutes
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 18 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 26 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 32 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 47 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 51 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 54 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 56 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 64 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 86 minutes
Rise of the Resistance: 142 minutes


Like we’ve seen for the past few months, Frozen Ever After still has the longest average wait time in EPCOT at 92 minutes, while Test Track was at around 68 minutes, and Soarin’ at 45 minutes.

Frozen Ever After

Awesome Planet: 0 minutes
Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along: 0 minutes
Pixar Short Film Festival: 0 minutes
Impressions de France: 0 minutes
Reflections of China: 0 minutes
Turtle Talk with Crush: 10 minutes
Living with the Land: 12 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 16 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 16 minutes
The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 23 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 28 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 39 minutes
Soarin’: 45 minutes
Test Track: 68 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 92 minutes

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

And, same as usual, Flight of Passage had the longest average wait times at Animal Kingdom, coming in at around 129 minutes. Then, Na’vi River Journey averaged around 65 minutes, and Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait of 61 minutes.

Expedition Everest

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail: 0 minutes
The Boneyard: 0 minutes
TriceraTop Spin: 14 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 14 minutes
Kali River Rapids: 29
Expedition Everest: 33 minutes
Dinosaur: 36 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 61 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 65 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 129 minutes

Those were all of the average wait times for this past holiday week in Disney World! Stay tuned to All Ears as we continue to report on the wait times in Disney World.

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