Busy Week Continues – Disney World Wait Times for Thursday, February 18, 2021

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This week has been quite busy in the parks, with the residual effects of Presidents Day, Valentines Day, and perhaps a little Mardi Gras celebrating too. Each park’s average wait times today landed in the top 10 of the past 30 days. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios today we observed 19 out of 500 guests that were not wearing their masks in compliance with Disney’s guidelines. This comes out to about 96% of observed guests wearing their masks correctly, and continues the slight downward trend we’ve been seeing. We received 115 actual wait times from our Liners, our Lines app users. Let’s dive into the numbers.

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Magic Kingdom Wait Times for February 18, 2021

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 54 minutes. Its 7-day average is 62 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 48% of the posted wait time, so the average actual wait time was about 26 minutes.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #31 for the past year.

“it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 47 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past year.

Jungle Cruise had an average wait time today of 45 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #9 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #81 for the past year.

Space Mountain (a great attraction today considering NASA’s accomplishment today) had an average wait time today of 49 minutes. Its 7-day average is 62 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 79% of the posted wait time, so the average actual wait time was 39 minutes.

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 85 minutes. Its 7-day average is 77 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past year.

The Haunted Mansion had an average wait time today of 31 minutes. Its 7-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #95 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Speedway had an average wait time today of 15 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #10 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #123 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 49% of the posted wait time.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 82 minutes. Its 7-day average is 87 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 62 minutes, so today ranks #45 for the past year.

EPCOT Wait Times

EPCOT Wait Times for February 18, 2021

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 8 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #34 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Orange (which is a perfect attraction to celebrate today’s Perseverance Mars Rover landing)  had an average wait time today of 39 minutes. Its 7-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #39 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #36 for the past year.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #35 for the past year.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 71 minutes. Its 7-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #43 for the past year.

The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 11 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #96 for the past year.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 39 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #139 for the past year.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Hollywood Studios Wait Times for February 18, 2021

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring 30 Seconds to Mars had an average wait time today of 50 minutes. Its 7-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 76% of the posted wait time.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 49% of the posted wait time, so the average actual wait was around 19 minutes.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 69 minutes. Its 7-day average is 67 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #33 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 114% of the posted wait time.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 73% of the posted wait time, so the average actual wait was around 26 minutes.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 61 minutes, so today ranks #134 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 84% of the posted wait time.

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 70 minutes. Its 7-day average is 65 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #42 for the past year.

Rise of the Resistance had a tiny hiccup early this morning, but has had smooth travels the rest of the day. In fact, as we near the end of the day boarding group distribution is a little ahead of the past 7 days.

Rise of the Resistance Boarding Groups for February 18, 2021

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Animal Kingdom Wait Times for February 18, 2021

Today would’ve been a great day for Kali River Rapids to come back from its refurbishment considering the weather is in the 80’s.

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #40 for the past year.

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 25 minutes. Its 7-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 57% of the posted wait time, meaning the actual wait was around 14 minutes.

Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #60 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 85% of the posted wait time.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 33 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past year.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 77 minutes. Its 7-day average is 73 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past year.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 72 minutes. Its 7-day average is 76 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 76% of the posted wait time, so the average actual wait was around 55 minutes.

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Dani

Born and raised in the land of sunshine and dreams come true, Dani is a proud Orlando Native who loves sharing her hometown with others. She's worked in nearly all of Orlando's theme parks, on board Disney Cruise Line, and in hotel management. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @thisfloridalife

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