20 Best Disneyland® Paris Rides For Kids

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Planning a family trip to Disneyland® Paris? Look no further! As parents, we understand the excitement and anticipation of finding the perfect rides for your little ones. To help you make the most of your magical adventure, we have compiled a list of the 20 best Disneyland® Paris rides for kids.

From enchanting classics to thrilling adventures, there’s something for every young adventurer in this delightful park. So, let’s dive in and explore the popular rides and most exciting thrills that will make your children’s dreams come true!

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We’ll deep dive into the 20 best Disneyland® Paris rides for kids!

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Disneyland Paris Rides For Kids at Fantasyland

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it’s a small world”

Height restriction: None

Embark on a whimsical boat ride through various countries, where delightful dolls in traditional costumes sing and dance to the iconic “it’s a small world” tune.

It’s a colourful and gentle ride for kids and adults alike! It’s also one of the few Disneyland® Paris rides for kids that’s been around for a while!

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Peter Pan’s Flight

Height restriction: None

Fly over the rooftops of London and journey to Neverland with Peter Pan on this enchanting ride full of magical moments and breathtaking scenes.

You’ll even come across mermaids, Indians and pirates! If you’re lucky, you could catch a glimpse at The Lost Boys as you venture through the iconic movie scenes…

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Height restriction: None

Take flight with Dumbo, the adorable flying elephant, as you control the height of your ride. Engage in spinning around and around, as you enjoy panoramic views of the park.

It’s a fun ride for kids based on the 1941 animated classic! With an organ melody singing around you and your flying elephants embarking on an aerial adventure, the laughs and tiny screams of excitement will surely follow!

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Le Carrousel de Lancelot

Height restriction: None

Hop on a majestic steed and experience a classic carousel ride, enchanting both children and parents alike. Take the reins and twirl around on a circular adventure – perfect for tiny tots and little ‘uns!

It’s a delightful spinning ride that is a fan favourite for a reason!

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Alice’s Curious Labyrinth

Height restriction: None

Full of whimsy and wonder…it’s time to get curiously lost in Wonderland as you explore the labyrinth. This fantastical journey will have you trying to escape the Queen of Heart’s Castle through her maze, where you’ll meet curious creatures, strange signs and even the Cheshire Cat!

Not only that, but you’ll encounter all your favourite characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved tale… It’s a must-do attraction at Disneyland Paris!

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups

Height restriction: None

Keeping with the Alice in Wonderland theme, it’s time to get a little dizzy with none other than the Mad Hatter!

Spin and twirl in oversized teacups in a colourful and whimsical ride inspired by Mad Hatter’s tea party. It’s one of many perfect rides for toddlers who are looking for a bit of fun! Just try not to overdo it, you don’t want any queasy tummies!

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Disneyland Paris Rides For Kids at Adventureland

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Pirates of the Caribbean

Height restriction: None

Embark on a swashbuckling journey through pirate-infested waters, encountering Captain Jack Sparrow and experiencing thrilling adventures. You’ll set sail on a precarious journey on your pirate ship, through the moonlit lagoon and the Old World, as you try to escape the hands of the frightful Captain Barbossa!

Based on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, it’s one of many Disneyland Paris rides for kids that will also be a delight to young and older fans too!

Arrrgh you ready for a pirate’s life?

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril

Height restriction: 140 cm

For older kids seeking excitement, this thrilling roller coaster adventure is a must-try. Join Indiana Jones as he races through a cursed temple on a high-speed chase in search of a missing expedition crew…

Meander your way through dense foliage, swooping canopies and barrel through the Temple of Peril. Will you find the missing crew or will you succumb to the cursed ruin? You’ll need all the bravery you can muster as you twist, turn and zoom through and over spirals in the eerie ruin on this dark ride.

Disneyland Paris Rides For Kids at Discoveryland

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Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast

Height restriction: None

Ready to go infinity and beyond? Join Buzz Lightyear’s mission in defeating the evil Emperor Zurg who is stealing batteries from innocent toys for his own gain…making a new weapon of destruction. This interactive space adventure is super fun for kids and big kids too! Armed with laser guns, it’s time to take aim and rack up points!

Let the epic battle commence!

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Height restriction: 81cm – to ride with an adult; 132cm – to ride alone

Buckle up and let your little ones take the wheel in this driving adventure. They’ll take the wheel of a futuristic car as they zoom and swerve around a winding picturesque journey.

It’s a kickstart way to channel your inner Lightning McQueen before heading to Radiator Springs! You’ll find all things Cars at Walt Disney Studios® Park in World of Pixar!

Plus, these super fun Disneyland Paris rides for kids will definitely leave a mark on their memories!

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue

Height restriction: 102cm

Embark on an intergalactic adventure with Star Wars™ characters in this thrilling 3D simulator experience!!

You’ll board a Starspeeder 1000 as you journey through intergalactic star systems, through deserted planets and all over the galaxy! Coupled with state-of-the-art technology, you’ll need to escape the Imperial forces as you and C-3PO enter hyperspace!!

With plenty of Disneyland Paris rides for kids in all the themed worlds, they’ll have an adventure of a lifetime.

So, if you’re looking for a magical adventure that’s out of this world, how about booking tickets to Disneyland Paris?

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Disneyland Paris Rides For Kids at Frontierland

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Big Thunder Mountain 

Height restriction: 102cm

Hold on tight as you board a mysterious train and chug along a thrilling adventure like no other! Barrel over raging waterfalls, climb nerving heights and zip around sharp turns around a ghostly mining town

But that’s not all… On Big Thunder Mountain you might face a firey rage as a huge explosion shakes the very caverns you’re in. Will you make it out in one piece?

A classic attraction that everyone loves!

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Thunder Mesa Riverboat Landing

Height restriction: None

For a relaxing ride, hop aboard a majestic riverboat and cruise along the Rivers of the Far West, exploring the fascinating scenery and encountering frontier characters.

You’ll set your sights on the Big Thunder Moutain and Wilderness Island as you float past tranquil waterfalls… What else can you see?

Disneyland Paris Rides For Kids at Walt Disney Studios Park

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Ratatouille: The Adventure – Toon Studio®

Height restriction: 102cm

Shrink down to the size of a rat and join Remy on a culinary escapade through Gusteau’s restaurant in this 4D experience that’ll tickle your taste buds. Enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of the famous Gusteau’s! With really cool special effects and visual effects, it’s no wonder why it’s been one of the most popular attractions since it opened in 2014!

Make sure you stay hidden from Chef Skinner…he has a serious vendetta against rodents!

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Les Tapis Volants – Flying Carpets Over Agrabah

Height restriction: None

Ever wanted to fly on your own magic carpet? Disneyland Paris can make that wish come true…

Soar through the skies on a magical carpet ride, taking in the sights and sounds of Agrabah from the Disney movie Aladdin. Swoosh up and down around Genie’s lamp and if you have a wish to fly higher or lower, all you have to do is command your scarab beetle and your wish is their command!

One of the most interactive and best Disneyland® Paris rides for kids! And an adventure that the little ones will LOVE too!

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Slinky® Dog Zigzag Spin – World of Pixar

Height restriction: None

Add a spring to your toddler’s step with a zig and zag ride on the back of Slinky Dog! With an up-and-down, whirly ride that will be full of laughter!

What’s Slinky Dog trying to do? Catch his tail, of course! Based on the classic movies of Toy Story, your kids will be immersed in all things colourful, bright and super FUN!

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Crush’s Coaster – World of Pixar

Height restriction: 107cm

Dive under the sea as you join Crush and friends in a whirlwind adventure! Stoop yourself on a shell and dive into the most iconic moments and scenes from Finding Nemo. Meet your favourite characters like Nemo and Squirt before heading to the depths of the ocean

Your journey will take a turn as you’re surrounded by stinging jellyfish, glowfish and even…sharks *gulps*.

But before you know it, the East Australian Current takes you straight back up to the Sydney Harbour! Phew…

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Toy Soldiers Parachute Drop – World of Pixar

Height restriction: 81cm

Join the Green Army Men on a parachute drop, experiencing the thrill of a controlled freefall!

Buckle up and follow orders as you plunge 82 feet in the air for an awaited plummet back to the army base! You’ll feel like you’re part of the giant play set!

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RC Racer – World of Pixar

Height restriction: 120cm

Continuing with the theme of Toy Story, why not board a remote-controlled car?

Sit back and hold on tight as Woody and Buzz ramp up the speed in a huge remote-controlled car that will have you zoom back and forth on a half-pipe coaster inspired by the Toy Story franchise!

Face the ups and downs on this car race journey with this interactive ride suitable for older kids!

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Avengers Assemble: Flight Force – Marvel Avengers Campus

Height Restriction: None, but children under 120cm must be accompanied by an adult.

Calling all young superheroes! Join Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the rest of the Avengers on an exhilarating 4D adventure. Strap in and feel the thrill as you fly alongside your favourite Marvel heroes, battling evil and saving the world. One of the most popular and best Disneyland® Paris rides for kids!

Board a hypersonic vehicle and blast off into space to help Iron Man and Captain Marvel fend off the nasty Kree missiles from destroying Earth. A thrilling ride that older kids will absolutely love, especially if they’re ready to be superheroes themselves!

It may even become their favourite ride…

If any of these rides are jumping out at you, it may be time to book your Disneyland Paris getaway…

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Can I use Disney Premier Access on these rides?

Yes, of course. You can purchase your Disney Premier Access at an extra cost that will allow you to shoot past the regular queues on some of the rides.

Are there rides and attractions for all ages?

Yep! There sure is! Disneyland Paris is a magical place for Disney fans of all ages. You’ll find Disneyland Paris rides for toddlers, kids, teens and adults.

Which Park has better rides?

That’s up to you to decide! Both Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park have pretty spectacular rides and attractions that are super popular – and for good reason!

Why not find that out?

Where can my kids meet the princesses?

You’ll be able to meet the Disney princesses at Fantasyland or at Princess Pavilion!

Disneyland® Paris is a haven of imagination and enchantment, offering an array of rides tailored to delight children of all ages. With our comprehensive list of the 20 best Disneyland® Paris rides for kids, you can plan your itinerary and ensure an unforgettable experience for your little ones!

From classic fairy tales to intergalactic adventures, there’s no shortage of magic waiting to be discovered at this extraordinary theme park. So, pack your bags, put on your Mickey ears, and get ready for a journey your children will cherish forever!

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