Busiest Day of Past Month Today at Magic Kingdom – Walt Disney World Wait Times for Friday, October 9, 2020

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Magic Kingdom Wait Times for October 9, 2020

Today was the busiest day of the week so far at the Magic Kingdom, with every ride, from Astro Orbiter to Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid, reaching its highest average posted wait time of the week.  In fact, every ride in the park had either its highest or second-highest waits of the month today, making today the longest wait-time day of the past month.  Actual waits in line averaged around 70% of the posted wait, so a posted wait time of 40 minutes would’ve been an actual wait of around 28 minutes.

EPCOT Wait Times for October 9, 2020

Wait times were more moderate at EPCOT today, with an average wait time of 60 minutes at Test Track (#3 for the week and #7 for the past month), and at Soarin’ an average wait time of 33 minutes (#2 for the week and #7 for the month).  Actual waits in line were around 70% of the posted wait time, so a posted wait time of 25 minutes at Soarin’ would’ve translated to an actual wait in line of around 18 minutes.


Hollywood Studios Wait Times for October 9, 2020

Wait times were mixed at Hollywood Studios today.  Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time of 80 minutes, putting it #5 for the week and #17 for the past month.  However, wait times at Muppet*Vision 3D, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, and Toy Story Mania! all had their highest wait times of the week today.  Actual waits in line were around 70% of the posted waits today, so a posted wait of 50 minutes at Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster would’ve meant a 35-minute actual wait in line.


Animal Kingdom Wait Times for October 9, 2020

Wait times were moderate at Animal Kingdom today.  Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Things were slower at Kilimanjaro Safaris, which had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month.

Actual waits in line were around 80% of the posted waits today at Animal Kingdom, so a posted wait of 24 minutes at Kilimanjaro Safaris would’ve meant an actual wait of around 19 minutes in line.

 

Len Testa

Len Testa is the co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, and has contributed to the Disneyland and Las Vegas Unofficial Guides. Most of his time is spent trying to keep up with the team. Len's email address is len@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @lentesta.

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