Walt Disney World Rides for Young Kids

Mother and daughter on Dumbo the Flying Elephant in Magic Kingdom

Looking for the best Walt Disney World rides for your little ones? With so many magical attractions to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice!

Carry on reading to find out more about some of our most beloved Walt Disney World rides suitable for young children. Enjoy cherished classics such as "it's a small world" and Peter Pan's Flight, discover new additions such as Frozen Ever After, embark on exciting animal-themed experiences such as Kilimanjaro Safaris, and so much more!


Discover That "it's a small world" After All at Magic Kingdom Park

"it's a small world" at Walt Disney World will take you and your little ones on a ride around the globe as you sing along to the classic anthem of world peace. From the snow-capped mountains of the Alps to the rich wildlife of Africa, discover customs from 7 continents as you'll sail past singing children from across the earth during a 10-minute journey. As one of the most loveable Walt Disney World rides, it reminds us that it's a small world after all!

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Father and son enjoying 'it's a small world' at Magic Kingdom Park.
Sail around the globe in "it's a small world" accompanied by the classic song.

Prepare for an Icy Ride in Frozen Ever After at Epcot

In Frozen Ever After you and your kids will board an ancient Norwegian vessel for an on-the-water tour through Arendelle. On the way, you'll spot famous faces from the film, such as Queen Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and of course everyone's favourite snowman - Olaf. Set to the tune of the most popular songs from Frozen, young children and toddlers alike are sure to love becoming immersed in this classic Disney animated adventure.

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Elsa, Anna and Olaf in Frozen Ever After at Epcot.
Little ones can spot their favourite characters from Disney's Frozen in Frozen Ever After.

Fly into the Skies in Peter Pan's Flight at Magic Kingdom Park

Soar high over the rooftops of London in Peter Pan's Flight. With the help of some pixie dust, you and your kids can enjoy some of the most memorable moments of the Disney classic in a whole new way. In Peter Pan's Flight, you'll board an enchanted pirate ship and head straight for Neverland! On the way, you'll pass familiar settings from the film such as the Darling nursery where Peter Pan first met Wendy, Michael and John, Mermaid Lagoon and Pirate's Cove! Keep your eyes peeled for one of Disney's most famous villains, Captain Hook!

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Young girl and father outside Peter Pan's Flight in Magic Kingdom Park.
Fly high over London's roof tops in the classic Disney attraction Peter Pan's Flight.

Visit the Savannah at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Get ready for a Kilimanjaro Safari, Disney-style! Bring your little ones along for a Walt Disney World safari they will never forget and watch their faces light up as they come up close with some of the most majestic creatures of the African savannah. Jump into an open-air vehicle for an 18-minute tour through the 110-acre Harambe Wildlife Reserve, dedicated to the protection of African animals such as lions, elephants, giraffes and many more. As no safari is ever the same, ride over and over again and see what new animals you'll spot each time!

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Father and son looking for animals at Kilimanjaro Safari at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park.
Young children will love this wildlife adventure at Kilimanjaro Safari!

Step Inside Andy's Room in Toy Story Mania! at Disney's Hollywood Studios

In Toy Story Mania!, ride and blast moving targets as you make your way through a virtual gallery of exciting carnival games. Young children and adults alike will love this 4D shootin' game starring some of our most beloved Toy Story characters, such as Buzz Lightyear and Woody. Put your 3D glasses on and jump aboard a 20th-century-themed Carnival Ride Tram for an unforgettable ride!

Grab a hold of your spring-action shooter and take aim at moving 3D objects such as balloons and plates in a set of games that will be sure to trigger the competitive spirit in you and your little ones!

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Two young boys enjoying Toy Story Mania! at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Toy Story Mania! is a fun-filled experience for all ages!

Tour Exotic Rivers in Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom Park

Set out on a Jungle Cruise Disney fans will love! During this 10-minute journey down the rivers of Asia, Africa and South America, you and your children will encounter the wonders of some of the world's most exotic places. Guided by our trusty skippers, you'll come across hippos, elephants and tigers on the way, but beware of the tribe of headhunters recently spotted in the area! A true Walt Disney World classic, Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom is a favourite among our Guests.

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Elephants playing in the water at Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom Park.
Spot exotic animals as you make your way down mysterious rivers in Jungle Cruise.

Get Ready to Giggle at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor at Magic Kingdom Park

Bring your little ones along for a whale of a time at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor in Magic Kingdom. Join Mike Wazowski and other familiar faces from the hit Disney·Pixar animated films Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University for an interactive comedy show you will never forget. Step inside the Laugh Floor and watch some of the funniest monsters you've ever seen spring to life on a digital stage and prepare to giggle, guffaw and laugh. The monsters love to engage the audience, so don't be surprised if you and your kids are invited to be part of the show!

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Inside the Laugh Floor at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor in Magic Kingdom Park.
Have a laugh with some of your favourite monsters at Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor.

Soar High over the Ground in Dumbo the Flying Elephant at Magic Kingdom

A true Disney Classic, in Dumbo the Flying Elephant you'll hop atop Dumbo for a ride your youngest ones are sure to love! Take flight and soar high over Storybook Circus accompanied by cheerful carnival music as everyones favourite elephant discovers he can fly. Inspired by Disney's 1941 animated classic Dumbo, you and your little ones decide how high you go by directing Dumbo up and down through a handle inside your cart. Whilst waiting for your turn, your young children can enjoy our circus-themed play area meaning the fun starts even before you board the attraction!

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Family enjoying Dumbo the Flying Elephant at Magic Kingdom Park.
Children will love flying with Dumbo over Storybook Circus in Dumbo the Flying Elephant!

Big splashes at Tike's Peak at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

Little kids can make a big splash at this enchanting water play area with mini-versions of the attractions at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park. Packed with gentler thrills and scaled-down spills, kids 48 inches and under can enjoy miniature snow-banked slides, side-by-side downhill slides, a mini inner-tube ride and chutes tunnelling through the “snow”.

Your little ones can also splash around in fun-packed wading pools featuring “melting” snow sculptures and more. Parents and young kids alike are sure to enjoy the sandy areas surrounding Tike's Peak, perfect for relaxing in the sun and sand-castle-making!

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Young girl at Tike's Peak at Disney's Blizzard Beach.
Your little ones will have a whale of a time in the polar-themed play land that is Tike's Peak!

There are so many more Disney World rides to discover for you and your young children across the Disney Parks, so rest assured you are in for a magical time! From tiny-tot-thrills to enchanting experiences and sensational splashes, our Disney World rides are sure to have your little one’s eyes light up with wonder.

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