Description And Comments
Pinocchio's Daring Journey is the newest of the Fantasyland dark rides, built in 1983. It's another twisting, curving track ride in the dark, this time tracing the adventures of Pinocchio as he tries to find his way home. Unfortunately, the action is hard to follow, and it lacks continuity. Although the sets are three-dimensional and the attraction has a decent length, the story line is dull and fails to engage the guest. In the ride's defense, it features some deliciously trippy Pleasure Island imagery, a clever vanishing Blue Fairy effect, and almost always an empty queue.
- Open for Early Entry.
The word must be out about Pinocchio because the lines are seldom very long. Still, the longest waits occur 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. During peak times of the year, it can get very backed up.
This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Pinocchio's Daring Journey when you visit on a day with a given Disneyland Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Pinocchio's Daring Journey Wait Times.
A big letdown.
Other Attractions in Fantasyland
- Alice in Wonderland
- Casey Jr. Circus Train
- Dumbo the Flying Elephant
- it's a small world
- King Arthur Carrousel
- Mad Tea Party
- Matterhorn Bobsleds
- Mickey and the Magical Map
- Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
- Pearly Band
- Peter Pan's Flight
- Pixie Hollow
- Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough
- Snow White's Scary Adventures
- Storybook Land Canal Boats
- Storytelling at Royal Theatre
- The Royal Hall
- The Royal Swing Big Band Ball
Touring Plans with Pinocchio's Daring Journey
- Disneyland Dumbo-or-Die-in-a-Day Plan
- Disneyland Two-Day Plan for Adults with Children - Day 2
- Disneyland Two-Day Plan A - Day 1
- Late Arrival Plan for Parents with Small Children
|Wait per 100 people ahead||8 minutes|
|Assumes||15 cars operating|
When to go
Before noon and after 3:30 p.m.
|Opening Date||May 25, 1983|
|Scope and scale||Minor Attraction|
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