Top Ten Best Disney World Rides

The Top Ten
1 Expedition Everest: Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Awesome I can't get over this ride. The reverse thing is done so well and the theming is outstanding. Dude gotta check this out if you come to Disney.

The best rides at Disney are those that the whole families can enjoy, as that is what Disney is for, Walt Disney envisioned Disney property to be a family place, and while this ride has excellent theming and thrills, it's at the very upper limit of it, therefore the "family" aspect of the ride might be missing.
In fact, it might not even be a family ride at all (we know Rock N' Roller Coaster, Tower of Terror, Mission SPACE Orange and Summit Plummet aren't), though I heard it's still a good one, it's known to have excellent theming.
Don't let the 44" minimum height requirement fool you, and I'm not a major sissy, as I've ridden Space Mountain, which I read is more than half as intense as this and twice as intense as Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which I rode later, yet Space Mountain is more family oriented and also has a 44" height requirement.

I like this ride no I more than like it I love this ride very much you are in and out of a big fake mount everest. I love the backwards part like your going down a tunnel of a mine very fast. It's fun, scary, exiting, fast, height closed in, and it's a nice long high speed ride. No one has to agree its okay but this is my strong opinion.

This definitely deserves the top spot for Disney World rides! In terms of my favorite rides of all time, it is #2 behind the Disneyland version of Space Mountain. In terms of just Disney World, this is my absolute favorite! If you don't like this ride, something is wrong.

2 Splash Mountain Splash Mountain is a log flume at Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, and the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort, based on the characters, stories, and songs from the 1946 Disney film Song of the South.

Splash Mountain is a great and fun ride, and it's cute in some ways, but the list is messed up.

Here are the Disney attractions/rides in top order from best to worst, 1 being best & last place being least:

1. Avatar Flight of Passage

2. Mission: SPACE

3. Rock N' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

4. Tower of Terror

5. Expedition Everest

6. Space Mountain

7. Soarin'

8. Na'vi River Journey

9. Star Tours: The Adventures Continue

10. Dinosaur

11. Spaceship Earth

12. Haunted Mansion

13. Splash Mountain

14. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

15. Primeval Whirl

16. 7 Dwarfs Mine Train

17. Pirates of the Caribbean

18. It's Tough to Be a Bug

19. Test Track

20. Mickey's PhilharMagic

21. Kali River Rapids

22. Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin

23. The Barnstormer

24. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

25. Tomorrowland ...more

Splash mountain is a log flume where you start off as a nice slow relaxing wet ride in the river than goes in and out of tunnels including ones with the crazy laughing funny animals in song of the south and it has four drops that ate very fun perticually the last hill where it's the largest hill of the ride and gets you very wet but if you take the back seat you get soaked at the end.

The first time I was going to ride it, my parents thought it was going to be a short up than down ride from what we saw. We were very wrong, and happy we were. We found to our surprise that it was a ten minute dark ride, plus the amazing drop. Nothing beats this!

My favorite ride in the Magic Kingdom, and easily my third favorite ride in Walt Disney World. I absolutely love this ride, it's so joyful and the drops are amazing, and the scenes are so well done.

3 Rockin Roller Coaster

I love this ride. This is the 2nd best themed roller coaster I've ever been on (yes, I prefer expedition Everest's theming) but the ride itself is amazing! Just the theming and the launch by themselves could still make the #1 ride at Disney. All the Aerosmith music playing and seeing all the records on the wall sends you such a cool vibe. The 2nd half of the ride could be called sluggish in a sense, but it's still fun. I also love the theming on the ride. It's not just the queue, but it's on the actual ride as well. Overall, I would give this attraction a 15/10 if I could

Finally, Disney finally made a real roller coaster. This ride is so much fun. Instead of wasting time climbing a hill, You launch approximently 70 mph in just 2.8 seconds! You go upside down 3 times and at the beginning, you do half a loop then get back in position then you drop. I have been on more thrilling rides but boy this is a thrilling wild attraction. This is a must ride attraction and whenever I go to Hollywood studios, I always remind myself "I can not miss rock n roller coaster. I must not miss this attraction." My favorite ride at Disnet world and I give this ride a 5/5.

I love Aerosmith. I love roller coasters. Put them together, and you get the best ride at Disney World! (That is, of course, unless you are to young to go on it! )

I went on this when I was 9 and it was like the best time of my life. I love Aerosmith too so I love the theme. My favorite roller coaster of all time.

4 The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

This is one of the best and scariest rides Disney has ever created, and the queue room and ride are set up perfectly and when the elevator drops, the sequence is done by a computer that programs the sequene to be random, so you never know what it'll be like, so it's a different experience for everyone and every time you go on it, which makes it truly a masterpiece.
I'm so thankful Disney didn't close this version down, yet it's the original, unlike its dopplegangers, which one of them Disney trashed into Guardians.

You think Disney is just for little kids? I guarantee you'll never think the same way until you've experienced the Tower of Terror. The atmosphere in the waiting line really increases anxiety before you go on the ride. The ride itself is amazing. Windows open to the outside world as you pummel downward and upward in your elevator. It feels just like an adrenaline rush once you leave.

Ok let me just say, Why is this not number one? This is such a thrilling ride that, if u aren’t too scared to ride it, you would understand how amazing it is. It’s different than most rides because the drop pattern is different every time. U never know what your gonna get. The first time I went on this ride was when I was little. Like 7 or 8. Everyone in the line told me how brave I was to ride this. Then I realized they were basically saying, this ride is ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING! And I sure know what they meant after getting off that ride...

At first a was a bit nervous trying this the first time I went on this ride but it wasn't nearly as scary as I thought it would be. This ride is very fun. This is a free fall in dark with lights inside. It's like your in a elevator infanct it's like a haunted elevator that drops 4 times. This ride gets a great range feeling in your stomach.

5 Space Mountain Space Mountain is the name of a space-themed indoor roller coaster attraction located at five of the Magic Kingdom-style Disney Parks.

Space Mountain is my favourite Disney ride of all time due to many combining factors. First of all, the thrill. The ride isn't very fast and it doesn't have many drops, but it has many unexpected twists and turns, keeping you on the edge of your seat. Some complain that it is too rough and causes whiplash, but personally, I enjoy the twists and turns. Second, the theming is amazing. This attraction combines the two themes of space and an old thinking of the future. This leads to the last point, nostalgia. When I enter the queue, I instantly get the feels due to the retro-future theming, music, and the lighting, and nostalgia lasts from the second I step inside the queue, right to the gift shop. Although I may enjoy this version of Space Mountain, it isn’t for everyone, so be aware before you try it. However, I love it, and I hope everyone can get a chance to experience this one of a kind ride.

Everest and Space Mountain are my one and two for rides at Disney World. As of current, this is my fave at Magic Kingdom, with Test Track at EPCOT, Tower of Terror at Hollywood Studios, and Everest at Animal Kingdom. On this ride, you are in an airport to other planets, or a Starport. You'll be separated into the Alpha side (for regular cue) and the Omega side (FastPass), but it doesn't matter which. When you get on, you'll see track next to you. I didn't realize it until recently, but you can race the other track. After the lift hill, you'll go through the exhilarating twisting track that lasts about two minutes. While it isn't too fast, it'll feel like you're blazing by. Everest is my favorite ride, but this deserves a Top 5 spot. This will get anywhere from 80-150 minute waits (people love it), so ride I first if you can, or get a FastPass 60 days prior to your trip!

This is so close to being the right spot on the list near 6), it's a wonderful ride and it's stood the test of time, but unfortunately, unlike the other versions, it's too rough and will make anyone riding it want to see a chiropractor.
Didn't they mention in the warning signs about back issues.

Such an awesome experience! Hurtling through the darkness of space in a small glowing rocket...what's not to love? It has always been a must do whenever I visit Magic Kingdom.

6 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a mine train roller coaster located in Frontierland at several Disneyland-style Disney Parks worldwide.

I rode it for the first time when I was 7, the rest of the day I kept telling my mom I wanted to go back there, eventually she told me, "Ryan if you don't shut up, I'm gonna spit on you! ". Needless to say I shut up.

Just thought I'd add a hilarious story in there

This ride is a adventuring roller coaster in a mine. I like when in goes in and out and has easy drops and turns. This is cool because your on a twisty railroad wich makes it a fun thrill for family's.

Space Mountain and BTMR are my favorites at the resort, I'm not a big roller coaster type guy but both times when I first tried these I was nervous and then loved them both!

The first time I went on that ride was when I was a one year old. Each time I go to Disney it's a must, even if I have to wait for a few hours, I'll do it!

7 The Haunted Mansion

It's actually pretty freaky at night, especially when some person on a wheelchair is boarding and they have to stop the ride, then you're stuck next to a bunch of creepy stuff. Great ride though.

You are immersed in this magical, yet Haunted, ride and wanna join the ghosts' party.

I love this ride. It's hilarious and entertaining!

This is so low on the list? This ride rocks!

8 Test Track

The old & new version of this is great, and it's a ride where you test your driving skills, and at the end, you get to the best part, Speed. You race up to 64.9 MPH and then they'll tell you your score and you'll be proud.
Great ride at Epcot, and 19th best ride at Disney.

This ride is quite darn cool it has car rooms in the building that tests your car while in Maude and speeds up and slows down back n fourth until the end you go fast on a race track autumatically. This feels like your riding in a convertible

I love the theming on this ride so much, and the ride is super thrilling. Great ride and great replacement too! I prefer this version of test track rather than the old one. Really amazing ride, you cannot miss it when you go to Epcot, but don’t forget to check out soarin!

I still love it but I miss the old version.

9 Soarin' Around The World

Yah this ride is one of my all time favorite rides. Even though you don't move much say your about 40 ft above the floor but it is so relaxing it looks like your flying and feels like your flying but in a big screen without feeling carsick. The screen shows pictures of things in California. When your on this ride it looks so so darn real like your in where ever it shows you on the screen and after the ride is over your allways like wear were we. While your on the ride there's one nice beautiful smell of oranges when the screen shows the gardens. You feel air flying through your face like a fan which makes you feel like your flying more than ever exept when you very are flying.

Oh yeah! This should be number one! I rode Soarin' Over California and when I heard they redid it I was disappointed. I went on it not expecting much. Was I ever wrong! Soarin' Over the World is much better than California.

This is a beautiful ride, and it's a high 7, so you'll love it, try it for once, and you'll thank me later.

This ride is amazing! I loved Soarin' Over California,and I was doubtful about this, but now I love it better than Soarin' Over California

10 Dinosaur

It's my third favorite ride in Disney World. You get face to face with robotic dinosaurs. If you have little kids, don't bring then on this ride because it scared my little brother and sister bad.

I like spaceship earth, test track, soarin, rocking roller coaster, tower of terror or expedition everest or dinosaur better than mission space:green kali river rapids, three callaberros boat tour circle of life phillarmagic
Or figment.

You can dodge falling meteors, go back and time, and ride over rocky terrain, but can you survive an encounter with a Carantosaurus?

I was incredibly scared when I was six. Not scary anymore now that I'm 13

The Contenders
11 Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover

when I ride buzz lightyear I do not feel like I am fighting space robots
but when I ride the people mover I feel like I am riding over a futuristic utopia
its definitely in my top 10 favorite rides in wdw

This is not meant to be fun, it's meant to cool off.

This ride is boring

This belongs at 25

12 Avatar Flight of Passage

This is the BEST ride in Disney World, you're "flying" on a "banshee", which is really a motorcycle style seat, in a 3D simulator, and while you really only move a few inches, you feel like you're tumbling and flying around the wonderland of Pandora, and everything is so breathtaking, and the room has systems that spray water and blow air, and you feel like you're flying over the mist and waves along with wind, yet the seats vibrate to simulate the banshee's breathing, yet you will be IMMERSED yet THRILLED and EXHILARATED at the SAME TIME! You will NEVER forget EVERYthing about the ride, and you will be spellbound and wondering whether you're dreaming or if you're on the ride or if you are seeing such wonder, yet you feel more exhilarated than you feel on ANY roller coaster you've ever been to, and at the same time, you'll be flying, twisted, turned, whiplashed and even emotional.
I cried tears of JOY on this ride, and I never cried before on ANY ride, but THIS made me washed up ...more

Out of all the rides I have ever ridden in multiple theme parks, Flight of Passage is the only one that has ever left me speechless. The technology is remarkable and the sights and details are breathtaking. I recommend riding this ride over any other ride (and this is coming from a thrill-seeker).

I love this ride, but it is way too overrated. At rope drop everybody rushes there and it is at least 2 hours the first 15 minutes of the day. Otherwise, I think this is the best ride.

There's no doubt about it, it's the best. To those who say Rock N Roller Coaster or Expedition Everest or Space Mountain or Mission Space or Tower of Terror or Primeval Whirl or Dinosaur is the best, Try this ride and see if you can change your mind. -DisneyMan

13 Pirates of the Caribbean

Um have you been to the Disneyland one?
Theirs is a better version, that is longer and more original, has bigger drops along with the yo ho yo ho song, and more action.
This is just a cheap and short knockoff, and they made it worse by removing the auction scene(also in the Disneyland one).
Shanghai China has an even better one and has real action and stunning visuals along with traditional and new, and sometimes they play the yo ho song at the end, it's not the longest Pirates ride, but it is the best one ever, and they didn't mess it up like the others.
You gotta try that one, that puts this to shame.

Why is everyone praising this ride? This ride sucks and is lazy. If you want a real pirates ride, go to Shanghai China for the best.

The original is one of the most beloved rides of Disney, and will be enjoyable.

This is one of my moms and my favorite rides

14 Mission: Space Mission: Space is a centrifugal motion simulator thrill ride at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

I don't think this should be on the list. From June 2005 to June 2006, paramedics treated 194 Mission: Space riders. The most common complaints were dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Of those 194 guests: 25 people passed out, 26 suffered difficulty breathing and 16 reported chest pains or irregular heartbeats. -railfan99

Why is this ride here? You almost DIE on this ride even long before it ends, and you come off with the WORST headache ever.

Blast off to Mars in this rocket simulator where gravity really does force back in your seat!

The simulation is just wonderful. You feel like you were just launched into space...

15 Kilimanjaro Safaris

This is better than Jurassic world because Disney awesome duh

This ride needs more popularity!

I bless the rains down in Africa!

This was boring

16 Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

I hope whoever put stich on this list gets aids

Really needs a revolutionary update.

Fun, but I wish the guns were better

17 Kali River Rapids

Soaking wet every time but it's great

More like the 21st best, it's fun though.

Did it at night and loved it!

Kinda overrated to be up here.
It’s ok, but not the best.

18 Star Tours: The Adventure Continues

I just wish that the most recent adventures on this ride had more diversity again rather than focusing on the exact same scenes from both Force Awakens and Last Jedi over and over again.

They turned this into Star Tours the Adventures Continue, and the best thing about it is that you get a new experience every time, so it's a different adventure for everyone.
Rated 9.

The fact there are different ones every time is so much fun, and you have C3P0 in your ship! That's cool!

Always brings on a new ride sequence in every ride!

19 Goofy's Barnstormer at Wiseacres Farm

This was a good ride back when Toontown was around, but Disney closed it and now it's garbage. The ride is still fun, but the theming sucks now, Disney is just so selfish to their fans now.

I rode this ride since I was little, it was my 1st roller coaster and it scared me beyond words.
I had my eyes closed as it went up and my dad was laughing and only squinted them open seeing him laughing, and it was horrifying.
Then I got off the ride crying.
I experienced my first case of roller coaster trauma and my overall fear of roller coasters since then.

In October 4, 2017, I rode it again (now it’s called the Great Goofini’s Barnstormer, after getting rid of Toontown for the new Fantasyland expansion) with my eyes open the whole time and wasn’t as scared as before and came off without a tear, though that hardly does anything to help with roller coaster phobia.

It’s a boring coaster anyway by coaster standards(as it’s a kiddie coaster) but packs a punch by Magic Kingdom standards.

If you want to get started on Roller Coasters, start here. It is a small, yet has a good amount of minimum intensity.

This is a rather underappreciated ride. It's actually fun

20 Toy Story Mania

Certainly not the best, and it's 27, which is close to 30th place.

I literally waited 2 hours to ride it ONCE!

I literally waited 3 hours to ride it ONCE!

Reach for the sky!

21 Mickey's PhilharMagic

Philharmagic* and yes it is wonderful

Isn't this a show?

20th best.

What the heck is going on this IS THE BEST

22 Jungle Cruise

Man I want to go on that ride because we haven't rode it awhile ever since I was little I rode it

My real favorite is Expedition Everest but THIS should be much higher than #29!

This one needs more popularity too!

Way funnier than the Laugh Floor!

23 Spaceship Earth

Nah, screw all those overrated actresses that one guy listed. Tommy Wiseau is the one who should narrate the very next version of Spaceship Earth. That way, this beautiful, iconic masterpiece of an attraction could close off with the following touching, heartwarming lines of narration: "If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live. Now let's go eat, huh? Come on, let's go! "

Why is this so underrated? I miss the old EPCOT, I mean Mission: Space is okay, and Test Track is fine, but there was the Living Seas, World of Motion, Horizons, and The original Journey into Imagination. Maelstrom was also good, too. Now they are replacing it with a dumb Frozen ride.

The only nostalgic rides in EPCOT these days are Spaceship Earth, Ellen's Energy Adventure, and Living with the Land.

Spaceship earth is a peaceful way to end your day of riding test track and mission space over and over again (maybe you fitted soarin’ into that, probably not). It’s long, but not to long, the narrator’s voice is super nice, you get to create your own future at the end, and the burning Rome smell! It’s an Epcot staple and you can’t go to Epcot without doing it. Also, the lines are always short so, no need for a fastpass!

If useless bimbo Jenny McCarthy ever gets to narrate this ride, I am boycotting Disney FOREVER!

24 Peter Pan's Flight

The idiot who put Stitch's Great Escape on this list is a fragile, insecure codfish with a microscopic peter!

Probably the best ride in fantasyland, it is completely overlooked!

Feels like you're flying!

Very relaxing and fun

25 Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

WHO put this on here? You wait 90 minutes or 3 hours to ride this, and it's so short and not very thrilling or fun.
The Seven Dwarfs mine scene does not make it better.

"YOu cAN gO To jAiL FOr thAT." -some cringy kid who plays too much roblox and doesn't understand how the real world works

It's my dads 2nd favorite ride in the magic kingdom with the 1st being Space mountain.

Great ride but I wouldn't be willing to wait 90 minutes to ride.

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