Reviews of Astro Orbiter

Reviews

179

Rating

5.7 / 10

Recommended By

65%



Reviewed by mackennacheer Review Date: 12/15/2021

Rating: (9)
Recommended

This is my FAVORITE Dumbo-style attraction! I love the little bit of thrill you get on it and the views are unbeatable! I highly recommend checking this ride out! However, I wouldn’t wait more than 20-30 minutes for it depending on how busy the park is that day.

Pros:

Light thrill Great views No height requirement (though I wouldn’t be comfortable bringing a baby on this)

Cons:

The elevator’s a hassle
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Reviewed by Theplanets14 Review Date: 12/14/2021

Rating: (8)
Recommended

I was expecting the Dumbo aerial carousel of tomorrowland. This is much faster, more old school, and much higher. You take an elevator to the top then you straddle the seat and around the rider in front of you. The ride vehicle seems to lean inward towards the center of the ride.

Pros:

Old school ride Great views

Cons:

Long line that doesn't have lightning lane Not a must-do attraction Difficult to get in and out of the vehicle if accessibility issues
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Reviewed by AnnaH22 Review Date: 12/11/2021

Rating: (2)
Not Recommended

Great view but that's about it. The queue is tedious and it is very nausea inducing!

Pros:

Fantastic views

Cons:

Makes you feel sick. Tricky queue because of the elevator and low rise capacity.
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Reviewed by Anonymous Review Date: 11/28/2021

Rating: (1)
Not Recommended

This is not a ride for tall people.

Pros:

You get to see the park from a different view

Cons:

Not for tall people. I could barely get in or out!!
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Reviewed by Mollysnumber1fan Review Date: 10/26/2021

Rating: (6)
Recommended

I was excited to ride this ride because of the view and I normally love spinning rides. However the angle of this ride combined with the spinning made me sick. Thankfully it was a pretty short ride.

However, the rest of my family loved it!

Pros:

The view

Cons:

The angle and spinning are too much to handle!
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Reviewed by Anonymous Review Date: 10/22/2021

Rating: (7)
Recommended

It is not any unique ride but the view is amazing. I think that it is a must-do at least once especially at night during the firewroks.

Pros:

Great view.

Cons:

Longline to get to the elevator which you need to get to the ride.
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Reviewed by ILoveDisneyWorld Review Date: 10/21/2021

Rating: (7)
Recommended

I think the ride itself is very fun and way more exciting than dumbo or flying carpets. It is faster and higher up.

Pros:

Fast and high in the air

Cons:

The wait is almost always long and there is no fast pass for it.
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Reviewed by Anonymous Review Date: 10/05/2021

Rating: (7)
Recommended

This is a Dumbo style attraction except this one is a bit more thrilling and puts you at an angle

Pros:

More exciting than other Dumbo style attractions

Cons:

For some reason long wait times
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Reviewed by ChefDionofLima Review Date: 09/29/2021

Rating: (5)
Recommended

Best if ridden at night. Wonderful bird's eye view of Tomorrowland. Most people tend to head to Tomorrowland or Frontierland first, for obviously reasons. I find that crowds tend to be lighter at the end of the day, especially during fireworks. So if you don't mind missing the fireworks or parades those are the best times this attraction.

Pros:

Night time views of the Magic Kingdom are spectacular.

Cons:

Long wait times can be an issue. Also people who have trouble with heights might want to avoid.
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Reviewed by JustinDoesDisney Review Date: 09/28/2021

Rating: (6)
Recommended

If you've never ridden Astro Orbiter, don't write it off as being "just for kids!" Although from the ground it may just look like an elevated version of Dumbo, Magic Carpets of Aladdin, or TriceraTop Spin, it does spin fast enough (especially when descending from your "flight") to create a surprisingly strong centrifugal force that will make you think twice about letting go of the control lever or sides of the rocket ship! I especially like riding it at night to take in the beautiful, illuminated views of Magic Kingdom. It's definitely not the most thrilling ride in the Park (or Tomorrowland, for that matter), but I do recommend riding it at least once! Having said that, the line does get really long at times due to the slow loading/unloading process of the elevators and is probably not worth more than a 20-minute wait in my book.

Pros:

Great views of Tomorrowland and Cinderella Castle, a bit more thrilling than it looks, no height requirement

Cons:

Closes during inclement weather (ride it early!), line can get very long
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