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Walt Disney World Attraction Height Requirements

Sep 20, 2016
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Planning a trip to Walt Disney World for your family starts long before you step foot onto a Monorail or that first sip of a Dole Whip. If you are traveling with children to Disney World, attraction height requirements is a topic that is sure to come up.

Full disclaimer: I don’t have kids, but after working in the parks and at the Disney Store for a few years I feel like I can give some input on this topic.  There’s no right or wrong answer to when you should start bringing your children to the parks. You are the best judge for deciding on the perfect time to bring down in Florida with your family is.

Part of the discussions about taking a trip to Disney, involve questions surrounding when you want to introduce your family to various attractions. The theme parks in Orlando have created a system that breaks down the safety requirements based on height and not age, and we’ve seen a ton of hilarious (and in-genius) ways to count down the time before your kids are able to go on various attractions. This may include a ruler that you’ve painted onto a door with all the attractions listed on it. Or even, an annual height-off, where you give your kids certificates that say that they’ve “graduated” to being allowed to go on Space Mountain (44″). We’ve also seen parents create ticket books based on the height limits that their kids are able to go on. Therefore, the kids are excited instead of being disappointed that they aren’t able to go on an attraction like Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster.

What does the height requirements look like?

Attractions and experiences do change, but this is the height restriction run-down:

The Magic Kingdom has 7 height restricted attractions

  • Tomorrowland Speedway @ 32″
  • The Barnstormer @ 35″
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train @ 38″
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad @ 40″
  • Splash Mountain @ 40″
  • Stitch’s Great Escape! @ 40″
  • Space Mountain @ 44″

EPCOT has 4 height restricted attractions

  • Soarin’ @ 40″
  • Test Track @ 40″
  • Mission:Space Green and Orange @ 44″

Disney’s Hollywood Studios has 3 height restricted attractions

  • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue @ 40″
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror @ 40″
  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster @ 48″

Disney’s Animal Kingdom has 4 height restricted attractions

  • Kali River Rapids @ 38″
  • DINOSAUR @ 40″
  • Expedition Everest @ 44″
  • Primeval Whirl @ 48″




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