How Bad Are Summer Wait Times in Disney World? Let’s Crunch the Numbers

Summer is the time when a LOT of people go to Disney World, and for good reason, because there’s a lot to do!

Tower of Terror Wait Time

EPCOT’s Food and Wine Festival is going on, the Flavors of Florida event is happening at Disney Springs, and those water rides are almost always a welcome way to cool down on those hot days. So, what have the crowds been looking like? Let’s take a look at last week’s wait times to find out!

Magic Kingdom

In Magic Kingdom, Splash Mountain was at 59 minutes, Peter Pan’s Flight was at 66 minutes, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was at 78 minutes.

Pirates of the Caribbean

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
Carousel of Progress
: 4 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat: 5 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel: 11 minutes
Mad Tea Party: 12 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant: 12 minutes
Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover: 13 minutes
Mickey’s PhilharMagic: 15 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini: 17 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin: 17 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway: 22 minutes
Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid: 23 minutes
it’s a small world: 23 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean: 27 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: 33 minutes
Astro Orbiter: 35 minutes
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: 38 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 38 minutes
Haunted Mansion: 41 minutes
Space Mountain: 50 minutes
Jungle Cruise: 58 minutes
Splash Mountain: 59 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight: 66 minutes
Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: 78 minutes

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

In Hollywood Studios, Rise of the Resistance had an average wait time of 128 minutes this week, while Slinky Dog Dash had a wait time of 98 minutes, and Millennium Falcon: Smuggler Run had an average wait time of 73 minutes.

Slinky Dog Dash

Muppet Vision 3D: 10 minutes
Walt Disney Presents: 12 minutes
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy: 13 minutes
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue: 20 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers: 32 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway: 55 minutes
Toy Story Mania: 62 minutes
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 64 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith: 72 minutes
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run: 73 minutes
Slinky Dog Dash: 86 minutes
Rise of the Resistance: 128 minutes


Test Track had the highest average wait time in EPCOT at 63 minutes. Then, we had Frozen Ever After at 60 minutes and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at 60 minutes.

Test Track

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
Living with the Land: 9 minutes
Journey into Imagination: 9 minutes
The Seas with Nemo and Friends: 9 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour: 10 minutes
Spaceship Earth: 14 minutes
Turtle Talk with Crush: 20 minutes
Mission: SPACE: 32 minutes
Soarin’: 40 minutes
Frozen Ever After: 60 minutes
Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure: 60 minutes
Test Track: 63 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 103 minutes. Then, Na’vi River Journey averaged around 54 minutes, and Kali River Rapids at 45 minutes.

Tree of Life in Animal Kingdom

Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail: 0 minutes
The Boneyard: 0 minutes
TriceraTop Spin: 6 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug: 10 minutes
Expedition Everest: 28 minutes
Dinosaur: 31 minutes
Kilimanjaro Safaris: 40 minutes
Kali River Rapids: 45 minutes
Na’vi River Journey: 54 minutes
Avatar Flight of Passage: 103 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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