The Worst Thing About Disney World in the Summer Isn’t the Heat, It’s the Wait Times

It’s been pretty busy in Disney World lately, and we wouldn’t expect anything less from the summer months.

Expedition Everest

The other thing we can expect in the summer in Disney World is the HEAT. It gets super toasty in the summertime, with the temperatures sometimes reaching up into the triple digits. And, one thing that’s not super fun to do in the heat — wait in really long lines. So, will you be waiting out in the hot weather soon? Let’s take a look at this week’s average wait times to find out!

Magic Kingdom

The wait times pretty much stayed the same this week compared to last week. Peter Pan’s Flight was at 63 minutes, Jungle Cruise had an average wait time of 65 minutes, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was at 72 minutes.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Enchanted Tiki Room: 0 minutes
Hall of Presidents: 0 minutes
Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse: 0 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island: 0 minutes
Country Bear Jamboree: 0 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 3 minutes
Carousel of Progress
: 4 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 10 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 12 minutes
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover: 15 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 15 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 15 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 17 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 19 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 21 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 23 minutes
it’s a small world: 24 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 32 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 34 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 35 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 39 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 40 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 40 minutes
Space Mountain: 50 minutes
Splash Mountain: 56 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 63 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 65 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 72 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Rise of the Resistance had an average wait time of 122 minutes this week, Tower of Terror was at 102 minutes, while Slinky Dog Dash had a wait time of 90 minutes.

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Walt Disney Presents: 8 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D: 10 minutes
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 15 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 22 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 36 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 54 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 59 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 61 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 68 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 90 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 102 minutes
Rise of the Resistance: 122 minutes


Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and Frozen Ever After both had the highest average wait time in EPCOT at 68 minutes each. Then, we had Test Track at 62 minutes and Soarin’ at 38 minutes.

Frozen Ever After

Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along: 0 minutes
Pixar Short Film Festival: 0 minutes
Impressions de France: 0 minutes
Reflections of China: 0 minutes
Awesome Planet: 0 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 12 minutes
Living with the Land: 12 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 12 minutes
The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 12 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 16 minutes
Turtle Talk with Crush: 21 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 30 minutes
Soarin’: 38 minutes
Test Track: 62 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 68 minutes
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure: 68 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 102 minutes. Then, Na’vi River Journey averaged around 60 minutes, and Kali River Rapids had an average wait of 45 minutes.

Kali River Rapids

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail: 0 minutes
The Boneyard: 0 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 12 minutes
TriceraTop Spin: 19 minutes
Expedition Everest: 29 minutes
Dinosaur: 30 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 44 minutes
Kali River Rapids: 45 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 60 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 102 minutes

Those were all of the average wait times for this past week in Disney World! Stay tuned to All Ears as we continue to report on the wait times in Disney World, so you can be best prepared for your vacation.

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