Disneyland Rides & Attractions

Disneyland Rides and Attractions

Main Street USA   New Orleans Square Frontierland  Critter Country   Adventureland  Mickey’s Toontown Fantasyland  Tomorrowland

Disneyland Rides and Attractions Information

Disneyland is full of rides and attractions for kids and kids and heart.  We have included attraction information, photos and height requirements of the Disneyland Park attractions.

Main Street USA

Disneyland Railroad

Disneyland Railroad

  • Offers hand held captioning
  • Must be ambulatory
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Walt Disney was a well known train enthusiast, so when he built Disneyland, he made sure to include at train within it’s gates. There are 5 working trains you can ride. The trains embark on an 18-minute, 1.2-mile tour of the park onboard an authentic steam-powered train. There are stops in New Orleans Square, Tomorrowland, Mickey’s Toontown and Main Street, U.S.A.. The Disneyland Railroad is the perfect way to preview the magic that Disneyland has to offer.


Main Street Cinema

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement

Step inside and experience the golden age of cinema This nostalgic theater houses six different movie screens projecting some of Walt Disney’s best animated classics. The movies are: Steamboat Willie, 1928; Plane Crazy, 1928; The Moose Hunt, 1931; Traffic Troubles, 1931; The Dognapper, 1934; Mickey’s Polo Team, 1936. Enjoy relaxing in this tranquil setting.


Main Street Vehicles

Horse Drawn Street Car

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • One way transportation
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Take a ride on four different classic options through Main Street USA on the public transportation of the past. Climb aboard at either the Town Square or at Central Plaza in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Vehicles include: Horse-Drawn Street Car- A trolley pulled by a horse; Jitney- an early automobile without a roof; The Fire Engine, a replica of the first fire trucks; Omnibus, an open-air 2-story bus


The Disneyland Story Presenting Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln

  • Closed Captioning – Activators available at City Hall
  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Show/Presentation

When you step inside the Opera House at Town Square, you’ll be able to peruse a collection of memorabilia showcasing the development of Disneyland Park throughout the years. During this tour, you’ll get to experience a scale model of Disneyland, artwork of famous Disney attractions, and behind the scenes photos of Walt. You can also catch a screening of Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years, which is hosted by Steve Martin and Donald Duck. The movie is a nostalgic look at Disneyland Park through the years. Finally, guests should enjoy Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. Walt Disney was fascinated by Abraham Lincoln, so much so that one of his forays into the 1964 World’s Fair was a presentation that was very similar to what guests will experience here. Guests will enjoy the recitations of the President that changed history and helped shaped a nation, via Audio-Animatronics technology.

New Orleans Square

Haunted Mansion

  • Hand held captioning
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Board your Doom Buggy as you take a spooky journey through many different chambers of this grand mansion. Journey to places like the famous stretching room, the graveyard, and the ballroom. The attraction has a nice balance between scary and humor, however, it may frighten some children. During the Halloween and Christmas season, the attraction gets an overlay featuring Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas. During this iteration, the two holidays collide in a fun, festive way. Keep in mind, there’s always room for one more.


Pirates of the Caribbean

  • Hand held captioning
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Take a journey with these swash-buckling bilge rats on this boat ride where Dead Men Tell No Tales…or do they? Guests will enjoy the “fun” of coming face to face with Captain Barbossa, sailing through the town, being on the lookout for Captain Jack Sparrow and who can forget the famous jail scene? Just try not to get the classic anthem, “Yo Ho, Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me)” out of your head!

Frontierland

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Physical considerations*
  • 40″ Height Requirement
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Take a ride on the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness! Amid bedrock and desert cactus, venture inside the mountain to the Big Thunder Mining Company, as you are taken on a journey inside an abandoned mine shaft. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a speedy rollercoaster that is designed with the whole family in mind.


Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

  • Must remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Journey by raft across the Rivers of America and discover Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island. This place recalls the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn when they ran away to live the carefree life of a pirate. The self guided tour will take guests through many different pathways, to many different landmarks, including: Dead Man’s Grotto, Tom and Huck’s Tree House, Smuggler’s Cove, Castle Rock, Treasure Dig, and the Blacksmith Shop.


Frontierland Shootin’ Exposition

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Take aim and fire at nearly 100 targets during an old-fashioned shootout. The attraction uses infrared technology to hit targets. When the infrared light from the rifle strikes a sensor on the target, a hit is signaled. Compete against friends or perfect your own shootin’ skills! The Frontier Shootin’ Exposition does require an extra fee to play. One credit will procure you approximately 25 shots.


Mark Twain Riverboat

Mark Twain Riverboat

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Cast off on a scenic 14 minute, half-mile adventure into the scene of old America aboard this fantastic steam-powered paddler. During your voyage sightsee as you make your way around Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island. Along the way, listen to narration by author Mark Twain as he details a time when traveling was as much about new discoveries as it was about transportation.


Sailing Ship Columbia

  • Must be ambulatory
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Sailing Ship Columbia recreates the adventures of the famous vessel that discovered the Columbia River and became the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe. Your voyage will only take about 15 minutes and during that time it will take you in a full circle around Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, allowing you to see many intriguing sights of 3 different lands—Frontierland, New Orleans Square and Critter Country. (operates weekends and selected seasons only)

 

Critter Country

Splash Mountain

Splash Mountain

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Single rider service (subject to availability)
  • Physical considerations*
  • 40″ Height Requirement
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Glide along a colorful bayou in a hollow log past delightful singing critters singing classics like “Zip-a-Dee-Do-Dah” and “Laughing Place” as you make your way to a thrilling 5-story drop! Join Br’er Rabbit as he journeys from his home in the Briar Patch in search for his Laughing Place while Br’er Bear and Br’er Fox are will try to do anything they can to catch him! During your approximate 9-minute log-flume adventure, keep in mind that you may get wet.


Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

These vessels are real, free-floating canoes with no motor and no track. The attraction is modeled after the boats that early Native American and European explorers used to traverse the real rivers of America. These canoes are powered entirely by paddles. The boats are lightweight and most of the paddling is more for fun than propulsion. Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes invite you to embark on an expedition where new discoveries await you around every river bend.


The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

  • Must transfer from ECV to wheelchair
  • Hand held captioning
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Make your way through some of the most popular scenes and settings of Winnie the Pooh. Journey to Hundred Acre Wood and make your way through a colorful, song-filled storybook wonderland and experience all the kooky Winnie the Pooh adventures.

 

Adventureland

Enchanted Tiki Room

  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • Hand held captioning
  • Audio Description
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • Show/Presentation

Enter the ceremonial house located and take a seat around a lush floral fountain. As the lights dim, 4 colorful macaws spring to life and begin to sing a series of jubilant island songs, like “The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room”. An enchanting cast of over 225 choreographed Audio-Animatronics performers take the stage, including bobbing parrots, giggling cockatoos, crooning orchids, drumming tiki statues and chanting wooden masks. Shows are presented every 20 minutes. It’s a feast for your eyes and ears, as all are invited to experience the beauty of the Pacific Islands.


Indiana Jones Adventure

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Physical considerations*
  • 46″ Height Requirement
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Closed Captioning – Activators available at City Hall
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

World-renown archaeologist Indiana Jones is missing and you might be his last hope! The troubles began when Indy followed clues deep into India’s Lost Delta and discovered ruins believed to be the legendary Temple of the Forbidden Eye. Indiana Jones Adventure is neither a roller coaster nor a typical slow-speed attraction. This is a fast-paced thrill ride that realistically simulates driving fast over rough terrain. The experience is truly unique and exciting.


Jungle Cruise

  • Must transfer from ECV to wheelchair
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

During your lively 7-minute journey, encounter awesome wonders of nature amid some of the world’s most exotic locales on this thrilling boat ride expedition. Led by your trusty skipper, leave civilization behind as you cross continents and oceans through waters rarely seen by man.


Tarzan’s Treehouse

  • Must be ambulatory
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Visit Tarzan’s improvised living conditions and learn the story of his wild jungle upbringing. as you climb a tree stump and walk across a rope bridge to the tree house. Overgrown with vines and constructed with salvaged parts from Tarzan’s parents’ shipwreck, the tree house features vignettes from Tarzan’s life story.

Mickey’s Toontown

Chip ‘n Dale Treehouse

  • Must be ambulatory
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Enter and climb a winding spiral staircase into the heart of the tree that Chip ‘n Dale call home.


Donald’s Boat

  • Must be ambulatory
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Donald’s Boat is where guests can make their way onboard this ship docked on Toon Lake and discover a bunch of things for little ones to see and do.


Gadget’s Go Coaster

  • 35″ Height Requirement
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Minor Thrill
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Tumble and turn on a rollercoaster ride created by Gadget from Chip ‘n Dale’s Rescue Rangers. Depart Gadget’s workshop and hold on tight as you take an exhilarating spin along a winding tubular track.  Each car seats 2 passengers and is designed for one adult and one child and you will reach speeds of up to 22 mph.  This kids coaster is the perfect starter coaster for anyone who may be apprehensive.


Goofy’s Playhouse

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Check out the wacky home of Goofy! Head inside and climb all over Goofy’s fun furniture, peek inside his cupboards and play a “Goofy” piano.  Goofy’s Playhouse invites kids of all ages to play, explore and have fun.


Mickey’s House and Meet Mickey

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Take a self-guided tour of Mickey’s house and then have the opportunity to meet, greet and snap a photo with Mickey Mouse himself.


Minnie’s House

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Explore Minnie Mouse’s living room, kitchen and bedroom during a walk-through tour of the cutest house in Mickey’s Toontown.


Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Minor Thrill Ride/Dark Ride

Hop aboard a “toon” runaway taxicab as you steer and spin through the streets of Toontown.  Attempt to stay on the trail of Roger Rabbit and Benny the Cab as they race through town in search of Jessica Rabbit while avoiding the Weasels, who are pouring Toon-melting Dip in the paths of passing vehicles—including yours!

Fantasyland

Alice in Wonderland

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Journey on a king-sized Caterpillar and follow the White Rabbit into the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland made famous in the beloved animated movie.  Wind your way along a curving path surrounded by surreal sights, dazzling colors and madcap music as you retrace the steps of Alice.


Casey Jr. Circus Train

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Hop on and follow Casey Jr.—from the classic movie Dumbo—on a journey through Storybook Land. While you make your way over hills and through valleys, take in the familiar settings from classic Disney movies all found in miniature scale.


Dumbo the Flying Elephant

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Soar high in the sky on a flight above Fantasyland.  Dumbo lifts off from the ground and magically begins to fly round and round above a dancing water fountain.  During your experience, you can direct Dumbo to soar skyward or fly low by moving the lever inside the ride vehicle.

Fantasy Faire

  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Show/Presentation

Encounter royalty as the Disney princesses await you in the Royal Hall. In The Royal Theater there two different shows a day centered around a couple of fabulous Disney stories: Beauty and the Beast and Tangled. The show is one where guests are encouraged to get in on the fun and is light-hearted perfect for the entire family.

“it’s a small world”

  • Must transfer from ECV to wheelchair
  • Hand held captioning
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Sing along to the classic song asking for world peace during the famous boat tour featuring the children of the world. Float along a vibrant, multi-colored backdrop, and behold a cast of almost 300 traditionally dressed dolls from showcasing every area if the globe.  By the end, you’ll know that it really is a small world after all.

King Arthur Carrousel

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Climb aboard a carousel horse and gallop along through a backdrop of color and sound.


Mad Tea Party

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Minor Thrill Ride

Spin ‘round and ‘round in an oversized teacup during a madcap musical adventure.  This timeless attraction places you in the middle of all the kooky mayhem that could be found in Alice in Wonderland.

Matterhorn Bobsleds

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Physical considerations*
  • 42″ Height Requirement
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Glide through the famous snow-capped mountain aboard a speeding alpine sled as you try to avoid the Abominable Snowman. You’ll have the opportunity to  choose one of 2 nearly identical bobsled runs: one of which is located in Fantasyland and the other along the outskirts of Tomorrowland. Keep in mind that each track has a separate queue.  Both tracks are equally fun, but the Fantasyland track is slightly longer and features a few sharper curves.

Mickey and the Magical Map

Mickey and the Magic Map

  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Show/Presentation

The show stars Mickey Mouse dressed as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice and a magical map that has the power to transport dreamers to the depths of the imaginations. The show features musical productions staring well known Disney characters and takes place in the Fantasyland Theater.

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Hand held captioning
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Mr. Toad embarks on a trip to nowhere in particular.  The attraction recreates the frenetic journey of J. Thaddeus Toad, Esq. from the Wind in the Willows segment of the animated film The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.

Peter Pan’s Flight

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Hand held captioning
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Fly over London with Peter Pan aboard an enchanted pirate ship to Never Land where you will pass by many of the unforgettable scenes that made famous in Disney’s film, Peter Pan.

Pinocchio’s Daring Journey

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Board a woodcarver’s cart and take off on a journey that relives the tale of Pinocchio and his conscience, Jiminy Cricket as Pinocchio goes from a wooden puppet to a real boy.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Video Captioning
  • Discovery

Relive scenes from the Disney classic Sleeping Beauty as you walk through Sleeping Beauty Castle.  In this attraction experience three-dimensional displays that feature interactive moments and special effects.

Snow White’s Scary Adventures

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • Hand held captioning
  • No Height Requirement
  • Dark Ride

Embark on a suspenseful ride into some of the lighthearted and frightening moments that take place in the Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Storybook Land Canal Boats (Closed during parades)

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • Hand held captioning
  • Sign Language
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Journey on this canal boat ride to a magical realm of memorable Disney animated movie locales in miniature.

Tomorrowland

Astro Orbitor

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Pilot a rocket ship above Tomorrowland as you fly past orbiting planets.  As the commander of your rocket, you are in control to direct how high you fly by pulling or pushing the level inside the ride vehicle.

Autopia

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Physical considerations*
  • 32″ Height Requirement
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Slow moving attraction
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Take the wheel of a gas-powered car and speed your way through a winding track.  The cars feature a real  gas pedal, steering wheel and a brake. As a safeguard, a guide rail is located underneath the vehicle.

Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • Hand held captioning
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Evil Emperor Zurg is stealing batteries from helpless toys to power a new weapon of destruction—and Buzz Lightyear needs your help! Fire lasers from an onboard cannon to stop Zurg, as well as score points by hitting targets found throughout the attraction.

Disneyland Monorail

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • Audio Description
  • Hand held captioning
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

This attraction takes you around the Resort for an approximate 13-minute ride.  Sit back and enjoy the aerial views of areas like Fantasyland and Tomorrowland in Disneyland Park and Condor Flats, Buena Vista Street and Hollywood Land in Disney California Adventure Park and over the Disneyland Main Entrance and Entrance Plaza, taking you above and beyond the park scenery.

Star Wars Launch Bay

  • Video Captioning
  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Experience the models and costumes that brings the Star Wars galaxy to life. Here, guests have the opportunity to purchase Star Wars collectables and Star Ward D-Tech merchandise. Guests can also view a film featuring J.J. Abrams and others who have contributed to the revival of the Star Wars franchise. Interact with Jawas in the Cantina or come face to face with the lovably but fierce Chewbacca, and the sinister Kylo Ren, The Star Wars Launch Bay is the ultimate celebration of the force.

Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage

  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV  Note: An accessible experience is available where Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV.
  • Audio Description
  • Hand held captioning
  • Video Captioning
  • No Height Requirement
  • Slow moving attraction

Journey by submarine through the world populated by characters from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Nemo.

Path of the Jedi

  • Video Captioning
  • Reflective Captioning
  • Audio Description
  • Assistive Listening – Receivers available at City Hall
  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • Show/Presentation

Be ready to be transported to the world of Star Wars!  Watch a 10 minute film and get a peek at the future of the galaxy through the telling Luke Skywalker’s heroic story.

Hyperspace Mountain

  • Disney’s FASTPASS (subject to availability)
  • Physical considerations*
  • 40″ Height Requirement
  • Video Captioning
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Fly along side The Rebellion as you whiz through the stars past Imperial Tie Fighters and Star Destroyers! This fast paced space battle is an out of this world revamp on a classic Disneyland attraction. Experience an epic space battle first hand, as you are instantly transported from Tomorrowland, to a galaxy far far away.

Starcade

  • May remain in wheelchair/ECV
  • No Height Requirement
  • Discovery

Play over 30 retro video games in this fun-filled arcade.

Star Tours

Star Tours

  • Physical considerations*
  • 40″ Height Requirement
  • Video Captioning
  • Hand held captioning
  • Must transfer from wheelchair/ECV
  • Thrill Ride
  • “Child Swap” available for guests with young children.

Blast off on a tour of the Star Wars universe as you voyage to amazing worlds from the film saga, like Tatooine, Naboo or Hoth, and come face to face with characters like Yoda, Princess Leia or Darth Vader.  Featuring digital 3D video Star Tours – The Adventures Continue truly immerses you in Star Wars mythology as you take off on an unforgettable adventure.

*WARNING! For safety, you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride.

Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.

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