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Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is OPEN!

An old favorite — Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith — returned to Disney World this week, and upended the wait times at Hollywood Studios, overtaking the second spot. It ended up being very close to being the most in-demand ride in the park. In addition, the Magic Kingdom had its final full normal week before losing one of its most in-demand attractions for over a month.

Take a look at this week’s average wait times — going from highest to lowest!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

The Magic Kingdom’s wait times stayed pretty stable this week. Next week should prove to be an interesting test for the park, however, as reliable people-eater Peter Pan’s Flight is going down for a month+ long refurbishment.  (NOTE: Tron Lightcycle/Run does not currently use a standby queue, it’s not included here, and Tiana’s Bayou Adventure does not have a standby queue yet. )

Peter Pan’s Flight

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train — 59 minutes
Space Mountain — 46 minutes
Peter Pan’s Flight — 45 minutes
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad — 41 minutes
Jungle Cruise — 36 minutes
Haunted Mansion — 32 minutes
Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh — 29 minutes

Astro Orbiter

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin — 27 minutes
Enchanted Tales with Belle — 25 minutes
Astro Orbiter — 22 minutes
Pirates of the Caribbean — 22 minutes
“it’s a small world” — 18 minutes
Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini — 13 minutes

Magic Carpets of Aladdin

Mickey’s PhilharMagic — 15 minutes
Tomorrowland Speedway — 14 minutes
Enchanted Tiki Room — 13 minutes
Liberty Square Riverboat — 13 minutes
Magic Carpets of Aladdin — 10 minutes
Dumbo the Flying Elephant — 9 minutes
Mad Tea Party — 8 minutes

Carousel of Progress

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover — 10 minutes
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel — 9 minutes
Tom Sawyer Island — 5 minutes
Carousel of Progress — 5 minutes
Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse — 4 minutes
Hall of Presidents — 0 minutes
Country Bear Jamboree — (This attraction has now closed for refurbishment — read all about the changes here)

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EPCOT Wait Times

EPCOT’s wait time champion was still Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure this week, but the ride did see a decent drop, falling under 60 minutes. (NOTE: Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind does not currently use a standby queue, so it’s not included here.)

Mission Space

Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure — 57 minutes
Frozen Ever After — 46 minutes
Soarin’ — 27 minutes
Mission: SPACE — 21 minutes


Turtle Talk with Crush — 15 minutes
Spaceship Earth — 13 minutes
Journey into Imagination — 10 minutes
The Seas with Nemo and Friends — 9 minutes
Gran Fiesta Tour — 8 minutes
Living with the Land — 7 minutes

Test Track, Awesome Planet, Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along, Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival, Impressions de France, and Reflections of China had no wait times this week.

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Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Animal Kingdom’s Flight of Passage dropped 9 minutes this week. Sure, the ride’s wait was still OVER 80 minutes, but every little bit helps.

The Na’vi River looks pretty tranquil!

Avatar Flight of Passage — 80 minutes
Na’vi River Journey — 44 minutes
Kali River Rapids — 44 minutes
Expedition Everest — 34 minutes

Kali River Rapids

Kilimanjaro Safaris — 24 minutes
Dinosaur — 16 minutes
It’s Tough to Be a Bug — 9 minutes
TriceraTop Spin — 5 minutes
The Boneyard — 0 minutes

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Hollywood Studios Wait Times

As mentioned above,  Hollywood Studios saw one of its marquee attractions reopen after a long closure this week, and the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster had a large impact on the park’s wait times. Slinky Dog Dash and Rise of the Resistance both fell precipitously as the Aerosmith coaster drew large crowds.

Rock is BACK!

Slinky Dog Dash — 69 minutes
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster — 69 Minutes
Rise of the Resistance — 53 minutes
Tower of Terror — 49 minutes

Tower of Terror

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run — 44 minutes
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway — 42 minutes
Toy Story Mania — 41 minutes
Alien Swirling Saucers — 27 minutes

Star Tours

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy — 13 minutes
Muppet Vision 3D — 10 minutes
Star Tours — 9 minutes
Walt Disney Presents — 5 minutes.

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