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On our Crowd Calendar we take every day of the year and rank the size of the crowds on a scale of 1 to 10. But what does that mean in terms of wait times? On this page we list each of California Adventure's attractions, and then show you what the wait time will be for each crowd level.

These numbers represent the average peak wait times for each attraction — in other words, the highest waits expected for California Adventure by crowd level. The numbers are the range you'll typically expect as a peak wait time.

California Adventure Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions in our CA Crowd Calendar)
Attraction Lev. 1 Lev. 2 Lev. 3 Lev. 4 Lev. 5 Lev. 6 Lev. 7 Lev. 8 Lev. 9 Lev. 10
California Screamin' 10-20 min 12-20 12-21 12-21 12-24 15-24 16-25 19-28 20-30 28-37
Fun Wheel - Swing 8-13 min 8-13 12-17 12-17 16-25 16-25 24-25 24-33 24-37 24-37
Goofy's Sky School 4-9 min 8-13 12-17 12-17 16-21 20-25 24-29 24-29 28-37 32-41
Grizzly River Run 8-29 min 8-29 8-33 12-33 16-50 16-50 20-52 24-59 24-59 28-59
Mater's Jamboree 8-13 min 8-17 8-17 12-17 12-17 12-17 12-17 16-21 16-25 24-27
Monsters, Inc. 4-9 min 4-9 8-13 8-13 8-13 12-17 12-21 12-21 16-21 16-21
Radiator Racers 41-65 min 49-65 57-80 61-84 61-91 73-93 73-103 82-103 82-123 98-136
Soarin' Around the World 12-55 min 16-55 20-55 20-55 24-55 28-55 32-55 36-55 36-55 45-55
Toy Story Mania! 20-25 min 24-29 24-33 32-33 32-37 32-37 32-37 36-41 36-50 41-50

California Adventure Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions NOT in our CA Crowd Calendar)
Attraction Lev. 1 Lev. 2 Lev. 3 Lev. 4 Lev. 5 Lev. 6 Lev. 7 Lev. 8 Lev. 9 Lev. 10
Drive 'Em Buggies 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-9 8-9 8-13 12-15
Flik's Flyers 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-9 8-9 8-13 10-13
Francis' Boogie 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-9 8-11
Fun Wheel - No Swing 8-13 min 8-13 12-13 12-17 12-17 16-17 16-25 24-25 24-25 24-37
Golden Zephyr 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9
Heimlich's Train 4-5 min 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-9 6-13
It's Tough to Be a Bug 4-5 min 4-9 4-9 4-9 4-9 8-9 8-9 8-9 8-9 8-9
Jumpin' Jellyfish 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 8-9 8-11
King Triton's Carousel 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5
Little Mermaid 4-5 min 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-13 8-13 8-13 12-17 12-17 12-17
Red Car Trolley 8-9 min 8-9 8-9 8-9 8-9 8-13 8-13 8-13 12-13 12-13
Silly Swings - Single 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 8-13 10-17
Silly Swings - Tandem 4-5 min 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-9 4-9 4-9 8-9 8-9 8-13

CA Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions in our CA Crowd Calendar)

California Screamin'
     Level 1: 10-20 min
     Level 2: 12-20 min
     Level 3: 12-21 min
     Level 4: 12-21 min
     Level 5: 12-24 min
     Level 6: 15-24 min
     Level 7: 16-25 min
     Level 8: 19-28 min
     Level 9: 20-30 min
     Level 10: 28-37 min

Fun Wheel - Swing
     Level 1: 8-13 min
     Level 2: 8-13 min
     Level 3: 12-17 min
     Level 4: 12-17 min
     Level 5: 16-25 min
     Level 6: 16-25 min
     Level 7: 24-25 min
     Level 8: 24-33 min
     Level 9: 24-37 min
     Level 10: 24-37 min

Goofy's Sky School
     Level 1: 4-9 min
     Level 2: 8-13 min
     Level 3: 12-17 min
     Level 4: 12-17 min
     Level 5: 16-21 min
     Level 6: 20-25 min
     Level 7: 24-29 min
     Level 8: 24-29 min
     Level 9: 28-37 min
     Level 10: 32-41 min

Grizzly River Run
     Level 1: 8-29 min
     Level 2: 8-29 min
     Level 3: 8-33 min
     Level 4: 12-33 min
     Level 5: 16-50 min
     Level 6: 16-50 min
     Level 7: 20-52 min
     Level 8: 24-59 min
     Level 9: 24-59 min
     Level 10: 28-59 min

Mater's Jamboree
     Level 1: 8-13 min
     Level 2: 8-17 min
     Level 3: 8-17 min
     Level 4: 12-17 min
     Level 5: 12-17 min
     Level 6: 12-17 min
     Level 7: 12-17 min
     Level 8: 16-21 min
     Level 9: 16-25 min
     Level 10: 24-27 min

Monsters, Inc.
     Level 1: 4-9 min
     Level 2: 4-9 min
     Level 3: 8-13 min
     Level 4: 8-13 min
     Level 5: 8-13 min
     Level 6: 12-17 min
     Level 7: 12-21 min
     Level 8: 12-21 min
     Level 9: 16-21 min
     Level 10: 16-21 min

Radiator Racers
     Level 1: 41-65 min
     Level 2: 49-65 min
     Level 3: 57-80 min
     Level 4: 61-84 min
     Level 5: 61-91 min
     Level 6: 73-93 min
     Level 7: 73-103 min
     Level 8: 82-103 min
     Level 9: 82-123 min
     Level 10: 98-136 min

Soarin' Around the World
     Level 1: 12-55 min
     Level 2: 16-55 min
     Level 3: 20-55 min
     Level 4: 20-55 min
     Level 5: 24-55 min
     Level 6: 28-55 min
     Level 7: 32-55 min
     Level 8: 36-55 min
     Level 9: 36-55 min
     Level 10: 45-55 min

Toy Story Mania!
     Level 1: 20-25 min
     Level 2: 24-29 min
     Level 3: 24-33 min
     Level 4: 32-33 min
     Level 5: 32-37 min
     Level 6: 32-37 min
     Level 7: 32-37 min
     Level 8: 36-41 min
     Level 9: 36-50 min
     Level 10: 41-50 min


CA Crowd Levels to Wait Times
(for attractions NOT in our CA Crowd Calendar)

Drive 'Em Buggies
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-9 min
     Level 6: 4-9 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 8-9 min
     Level 9: 8-13 min
     Level 10: 12-15 min

Flik's Flyers
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-9 min
     Level 6: 4-9 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 8-9 min
     Level 9: 8-13 min
     Level 10: 10-13 min

Francis' Boogie
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-5 min
     Level 6: 4-5 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 4-9 min
     Level 9: 4-9 min
     Level 10: 8-11 min

Fun Wheel - No Swing
     Level 1: 8-13 min
     Level 2: 8-13 min
     Level 3: 12-13 min
     Level 4: 12-17 min
     Level 5: 12-17 min
     Level 6: 16-17 min
     Level 7: 16-25 min
     Level 8: 24-25 min
     Level 9: 24-25 min
     Level 10: 24-37 min

Golden Zephyr
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-5 min
     Level 6: 4-5 min
     Level 7: 4-5 min
     Level 8: 4-5 min
     Level 9: 4-5 min
     Level 10: 4-9 min

Heimlich's Train
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-9 min
     Level 4: 4-9 min
     Level 5: 4-9 min
     Level 6: 4-9 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 4-9 min
     Level 9: 4-9 min
     Level 10: 6-13 min

It's Tough to Be a Bug
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-9 min
     Level 3: 4-9 min
     Level 4: 4-9 min
     Level 5: 4-9 min
     Level 6: 8-9 min
     Level 7: 8-9 min
     Level 8: 8-9 min
     Level 9: 8-9 min
     Level 10: 8-9 min

Jumpin' Jellyfish
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-5 min
     Level 6: 4-5 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 4-9 min
     Level 9: 8-9 min
     Level 10: 8-11 min

King Triton's Carousel
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-5 min
     Level 6: 4-5 min
     Level 7: 4-5 min
     Level 8: 4-5 min
     Level 9: 4-5 min
     Level 10: 4-5 min

Little Mermaid
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-9 min
     Level 4: 4-9 min
     Level 5: 4-13 min
     Level 6: 8-13 min
     Level 7: 8-13 min
     Level 8: 12-17 min
     Level 9: 12-17 min
     Level 10: 12-17 min

Red Car Trolley
     Level 1: 8-9 min
     Level 2: 8-9 min
     Level 3: 8-9 min
     Level 4: 8-9 min
     Level 5: 8-9 min
     Level 6: 8-13 min
     Level 7: 8-13 min
     Level 8: 8-13 min
     Level 9: 12-13 min
     Level 10: 12-13 min

Silly Swings - Single
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-5 min
     Level 6: 4-5 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 4-9 min
     Level 9: 8-13 min
     Level 10: 10-17 min

Silly Swings - Tandem
     Level 1: 4-5 min
     Level 2: 4-5 min
     Level 3: 4-5 min
     Level 4: 4-5 min
     Level 5: 4-9 min
     Level 6: 4-9 min
     Level 7: 4-9 min
     Level 8: 8-9 min
     Level 9: 8-9 min
     Level 10: 8-13 min


These numbers represent minutes. We've taken the highest wait times for each day we have data, split them up by the Disney California Adventure crowd level estimate we have for those days, then calculated the average range by level.

If you're going on a day where Disney California Adventure is estimated as a '3' crowd level, the times under the '3' column will be a good estimate of the longest wait you'll see for each attraction. As you can see, some attractions vary a lot more than others.


Crowd Levels at Disneyland

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