Disney World Wait Times for Saturday, May 15, 2021

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Today was the first day since Walt Disney World re-opened that temperature checks were not required for guests entering the parks, and for which masks were not required while walking outdoors inside the parks.  Average posted wait times at the parks were low, and a move to add capacity at key attractions probably helped that.

We’ve got 229 actual wait times so far today from our fabulous Lines community! Let’s do the rest of the numbers!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 56 minutes. Its 7-day average is 62 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #144 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 78% of the posted wait time.

Magic Kingdom wait times for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Astro Orbiter had an average wait time today of 32 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #164 for the past year.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #296 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 55% of the posted wait time.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #223 for the past year.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel had an average wait time today of 16 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #172 for the past year.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant had an average wait time today of 12 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #157 for the past year.

“it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #261 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 78% of the posted wait time.

Jungle Cruise had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #215 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 138% of the posted wait time.

Mad Tea Party had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #160 for the past year.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #115 for the past year.

Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #212 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 74% of the posted wait time.

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #227 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 76% of the posted wait time.

Space Mountain had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #184 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 84% of the posted wait time.

The Barnstormer had an average wait time today of 8 minutes. Its 7-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #234 for the past year.

The Haunted Mansion had an average wait time today of 17 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #249 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 37% of the posted wait time.

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #157 for the past year.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #174 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Speedway had an average wait time today of 17 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #9 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #115 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 53% of the posted wait time.

Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress had an average wait time today of 5 minutes. Its 7-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #235 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 75% of the posted wait time.

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid had an average wait time today of 18 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #194 for the past year.

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 42 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #112 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 104% of the posted wait time.

Animal Kingdom wait times for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #120 for the past year. We received 17 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

Kali River Rapids had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #48 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 53% of the posted wait time.

Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 42 minutes. Its 7-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past year. We received 18 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 69% of the posted wait time.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #113 for the past year.

TriceraTop Spin had an average wait time today of 5 minutes. Its 7-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 8 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #110 for the past year.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 31 minutes. Its 7-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #249 for the past year. We received 13 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 80% of the posted wait time.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 68 minutes. Its 7-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 63 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #75 for the past year. We received 13 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 78% of the posted wait time.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 29 minutes. Its 7-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. (We think Tower has been having operational issues for a while. Hopefully those are resolved.) Its 30-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #288 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 73% of the posted wait time.

Hollywood Studios wait times for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Rise of the Resistance seems to be having a good day of operations, and is running a bit ahead of its best pace over the past week.  Rise of the Resistance began calling boarding groups at 9:00 a.m., and is currently at boarding group 142. Rise of the Resistance should be able to get above boarding group 170 at this rate, which is a successful day.

Rise of the Resistance boarding groups for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Muppet*Vision 3D had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #89 for the past year.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 40 minutes. Its 7-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #9 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #166 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 103% of the posted wait time.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #177 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 77% of the posted wait time.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #164 for the past year. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 77% of the posted wait time.

Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 65 minutes. Its 7-day average is 70 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 65 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #121 for the past year.

Alien Swirling Saucers had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #22 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #152 for the past year.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #242 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 88% of the posted wait time.

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #206 for the past year.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #153 for the past year.

EPCOT Wait Times

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 37 minutes. Its 7-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #190 for the past year.

EPCOT wait times for Saturday, May 15, 2021

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 5 minutes. Its 7-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 8 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #292 for the past year.

Journey Into Imagination With Figment had an average wait time today of 11 minutes. Its 7-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #179 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 57% of the posted wait time.

Living with the Land had an average wait time today of 9 minutes. Its 7-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #221 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #104 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #114 for the past year.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #191 for the past year.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 50 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #21 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #184 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 80% of the posted wait time.

The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 12 minutes. Its 7-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #132 for the past year.

 

 

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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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