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Disney California Adventure Attractions
Name Pre-school Grade School Teens Young Adults Over 30 Seniors Our Rating
The Bakery Tour
Pacific Wharf
2 2 2 3 3 3 2.5
Free Bread! (plus a short film)
When to go: Anytime
Disney Junior - Live on Stage!
Hollywood Land
4.5 3 2 3 3.5 4 4
Live show for children
When to go: Per the daily entertainment schedule
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail
Grizzly Peak
5 5 2 2 2.5 4 3.5
Elaborate playground and obstacle course
When to go: Anytime
Jumpin' Jellyfish
Paradise Pier
4 3.5 2 1.5 2 2 1.5
Parachute ride
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing
King Triton's Carousel
Paradise Pier
5 3.5 2 1 3 3 3
Merry-go-round
When to go: Before noon
Francis' Ladybug Boogie
a bug's land
4.5 4 2 3 2.5 3 3
adaptation of the Mad Tea Party
When to go: Before 11:30 a.m.
Heimlich's Chew Chew Train
a bug's land
4.5 4 2 3 2.5 3 3.5
Train ride
When to go: Before 11:30 a.m.
Tuck and Roll's Drive 'Em Buggies
a bug's land
4.5 4 2 3 2.5 3 2
Bumper Cars, by Disney
When to go: Before 11:30 a.m.
Golden Zephyr
Paradise Pier
4 2.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 2 2
Zephyrs spinning around a central tower
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing
The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure
Paradise Pier
4 3.5 3 3 3 3.5 3.5
Track ride in the dark
When to go: Before 11 a.m.
Luigi's Flying Tires
Cars Land
3.5 3.5 3 2 2 2 2.5
Bumper cars meets human air hockey.
When to go: The first 60 minutes the park is open
Flik's Flyers
a bug's land
5 3 3 3 3 3 2.5
Suspended "baskets" swing around a central axis
When to go: Before 11:30 a.m.
It's Tough to Be a Bug!
a bug's land
2 3 3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4
3-D movie
When to go: After experiencing DCA's better rides.
Silly Symphony Swings - Single
Paradise Pier
4.5 4.5 3.5 3 3 3 3
Swings rotating around a central tower
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing
Silly Symphony Swings - Tandem
Paradise Pier
4.5 4.5 3.5 3 3 3 3
Swings rotating around a central tower
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree
Cars Land
4 4 3.5 3.5 3 3 3
Midway-type whip ride
When to go: Before noon
Red Car Trolleys
Buena Vista Street
4.5 4 3.5 4 4 5 3
Scenic in-park transportation
When to go: First 2 hours after opening, or last 2 hours before closing.
World of Color
Paradise Pier
4 4 4 4 5 5 4.5
Fountain show with special effects
When to go: See entertainment schedule for performance times
Goofy's Sky School
Paradise Pier
1 4.5 4 4 3 3 3
Disney version of a wild (or mad) mouse ride
When to go: During the first hour the park is open.
Turtle Talk with Crush
Hollywood Land
5 4.5 4 4 3.5 4 4
An interactive animated film
When to go: After you see the other attractions in the Animation building
Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular
Hollywood Land
5 4.5 4 4.5 4.5 5 4
Broadway-style show
When to go: After experiencing DCA's rides
Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!
Hollywood Land
5 4 4 4 4 4 3.5
Dark ride
When to go: Before 11 a.m.
Muppet*Vision 3D
Hollywood Land
3.5 4.5 4 4 4 4 4.5
3-D movie featuring the Muppets
When to go: Before noon or after 4 p.m.
Mickey's Fun Wheel - Non Swinging
Paradise Pier
4 4.5 4.5 3 3.5 2 2
Ferris wheel
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing.
Grizzly River Run
Grizzly Peak
3 5 4.5 4.5 4 4 4.5
White-water raft ride
When to go: First hour the park is open, or use FASTPASS
Mickey's Fun Wheel - Swinging
Paradise Pier
4 4.5 4.5 3 3.5 2 2.5
Ferris wheel
When to go: The first 90 minutes the park is open or just before closing.
Animation Academy
Hollywood Land
3.5 5 5 4 4 4 4
Behind-the-scenes look at Disney animation
When to go: Anytime
Sorcerer's Workshop
Hollywood Land
3.5 5 5 4 4 4 3
Interactive Disney Movie Exhibits
When to go: Anytime
Radiator Springs Racers
Cars Land
3 5 5 5 5 4 5
Automotive dark ride with high-speed thrills
When to go: The first 30 minutes the park is open, or use FASTPASS
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Hollywood Land
2 4 5 5 4 4 4.5
Sci-fi-theme indoor thrill ride
When to go: Before 9:30 a.m., after 6 p.m., or use FASTPASS.
Soarin' Over California
Condor Flats
5 5 5 5 5 5 4.5
Flight-simulation ride
When to go: The first 30 minutes the park is open, or use FASTPASS
California Screamin'
Paradise Pier
1.5 2 5 4.5 5 3.5 4
Big, bad roller coaster
When to go: Ride first thing in the morning, or use FASTPASS
Toy Story Midway Mania!
Paradise Pier
4.5 5 5 5 5 5 4.5
3-D ride-through indoor shooting gallery
When to go: First thing after the park opens

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