Howdy from Walt Disney World!
Disney Genie launched this week, along with Genie+ and Individual Attraction Selections (pay per ride) which have replaced the old FastPass+ system. So, did Genie+ help control crowds any better? Or affect the wait times? Let’s find out! Here’s a look at all the average wait times in Disney World from this week.
Let’s head to Magic Kingdom! This week, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had the longest average wait time with 63 minutes!
After that, we had Jungle Cruise at 56 minutes, Peter Pan’s Flight at 50 minutes, Haunted Mansion at 43 minutes, Splash Mountain at 42 minutes, Space Mountain at 34 minutes, and Pirates of the Caribbean at 32 minutes.
Following behind was Astro Orbiter at 29 minutes, Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh at 29 minutes, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at 27 minutes, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin at 26 minutes, “it’s a small world” at 23 minutes, and Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid at 20 minutes.
Then, we had Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover at 17 minutes, Dumbo the Flying Elephant at 16 minutes, Magic Carpets of Aladdin at 15 minutes, Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini at 14 minutes, Prince Charming Regal Carrousel at 12 minutes, Tomorrowland Speedway at 12 minutes, and Mad Tea Party at 11 minutes.
And rides that only had wait times in the single digits were Carousel of Progress at 4 minutes, Country Bear Jamboree at 2 minutes, and Tom Sawyer Island at 1 minute. Hall of Presidents, Liberty Square Riverboat, Enchanted Tiki Room, and Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse were all at 0 minutes.
Over in EPCOT, the ride with the longest average wait was Frozen Ever After at 56 minutes.
Then, we had Test Track at 44 minutes, Soarin’ at 24 minutes, Mission: SPACE at 13 minutes, Spaceship Earth at 12 minutes, Gran Fiesta Tour at 11 minutes, Turtle Talk with Crush at 10 minutes.
Rides with even shorter wait times included The Seas with Nemo and Friends at 9 minutes, Living with the Land at 8 minutes, and Journey into Imagination at 7 minutes.
The theater shows in EPCOT all had zero waits this past week! These included: Awesome Planet, Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along, Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival, Impressions de France, and Reflections of China!
Moving on to Hollywood Studios, Rise of the Resistance had the highest average wait time this week at 102 minutes.
After that, we had Slinky Dog Dash at 67 minutes, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at 49 minutes, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith at 46 minutes, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at 45 minutes, Tower of Terror at 41 minutes, and Toy Story Mania at 36 minutes.
And finally, we had Alien Swirling Saucers at 24 minutes, Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy at 12 minutes, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue at 11 minutes, Walt Disney Presents at 10 minutes, and Muppet*Vision 3D at 10 minutes.
Hopping over to Animal Kingdom, the ride with the longest average wait time this week was Avatar Flight of Passage at 71 minutes.
Following behind was It’s Tough to Be a Bug at 10 minutes, Triceratop Spin at 8 minutes, The Boneyard at 0 minutes, and Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at 0 minutes.
That’s your look at the average wait times around Walt Disney World this week.
Wait times did not really go up compared to last week, in fact, a lot of times went down! But, this could be due to the fact that crowds were lower this week than they have been recently, so we’ll keep an eye on how Genie+ is affecting lines. Stay tuned to DFB more Disney news and updates.
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