EPCOT, Animal Kingdom See Longest Waits of Past Month – Walt Disney World Wait Times for Sunday, October 11, 2020

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EPCOT and Animal Kingdom saw their highest average wait times of the past month today, part of a strong holiday weekend at Walt Disney World.

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Several attractions for the Magic Kingdom saw their highest waits of the week today: Astro Orbiter, Mad Tea Party, Mickey’s PhilharMagic, and Space Mountain had their highest waits of the month today, too.  Splash Mountain had the highest average wait time of any attraction at 81 minutes. The actual wait in line was around 67% of the posted wait, so a posted wait time of 60 minutes at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train would’ve resulted in an actual wait of around 40 minutes.

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EPCOT Wait Times

Every attraction at EPCOT today experienced their highest average wait times of the past month: Soarin’ had an average posted wait of 63 minutes, while Test Track had an average posted wait of 95 minutes, and Frozen Ever After‘s average wasn’t far behind at 92 minutes.  Your actual wait in line at EPCOT averages around 68% of the posted wait time, so a posted wait of 60 minutes at Spaceship Earth would’ve meant an actual wait of around 41 minutes.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

It was a mixed bag over at Hollywood Studios.  Some rides were busier than they’ve been:

  • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 63 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month

Other attractions were not as busy as they’ve been lately:

  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #21 for the past month.
  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 80 minutes. Its 7-day average is 83 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 84 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month.
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 61 minutes. Its 7-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month.

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Almost every attraction at Animal Kingdom had their highest average waits of the week and month today:

  • Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 85 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 52 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • Kali River Rapids had an average wait time today of 42 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 29 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.
  • Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 53 minutes. Its 7-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month.

The actual wait in line at Animal Kingdom today was around 74% of the posted wait, so a posted wait of 60 minutes at Kilimanjaro Safaris would’ve meant an actual wait of around 45 minutes.  And Animal Kingdom continues to have the most accurate posted wait times of any Walt Disney World theme park.

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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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