Not every person who wants to ride theme park rides is looking to get a thrill out of them. From the very young to the young at heart sometimes people just want a ride that entertains. Disney World is one of the best theme parks for this kind of attraction.
The following list was never meant to be as long as it ended up, but Disney is a magical place where Walt built the Disney parks for whole families to enjoy together. Thus most of what you will find at Disney is meant to be enjoyed by everyone.
The Classic Dark Rides
No one does classic dark rides quite like Disney. These attractions have helped to cement the parks as some of the best places to have fun as a whole family.
This classic Epcot attraction takes you through the history of human communication. You board a time ship to travel slowly around the Epcot sphere in the dark. This attraction may not be thrilling in the physical sense, but it is one of the best ways to relax, and be entertained at the same time in Spcot. This easy going informative attraction will have you thanking the Phoenicians.
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
This delightful ride in a honeypot will bring you straight into a classic Winnie the Pooh story. On your journey you will see Pooh eat too much honey, navigate the world of Heffalumps and Woozles, jumps with Tigger, and end with a celebratory party. This is sure to delight any Pooh bear fan, and non Pooh fans will also enjoy the fun surprises of this attraction.
Under the Sea- Journey of the Little Mermaid
This dark ride is a must for any Disney princess fan. Ariel invites you to climb about your clam shell, and become part of her world. You will get to experience first hand what it would be like to be in the middle of the best songs from the Little Mermaid movie. To top this all off you get to journey through Under the Sea surrounded by dancing animatronics.
Peter Pan’s Flight
You will board a Pirate’s ship for this classic Fantasyland dark ride. Once you board your boat you will be straight off to Neverland sailing over animatronic figures of characters from the classic film. Be sure to watch out for Tick Tock Crock though
The Seas with Nemo and Friends
The Seas with Nemo and Friends is one of your best bets at Epcot when looking for a Disney attractions for non-thrill seekers. This is a gentle omnimover dark ride through the world of Dory, Marlin, Nemo and their friends from Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.
Even though this is not thrilling in a physical sense there is a part when going through the EAC with Crush and Squirt that could make you a bit motion sick. However since you are just on an omnimover you can just close your eyes to completely advoid this.
The Haunted Mansion
Ah yes the only ride that is home to 99 happy haunts, and is always taking volunteers to join and be the 1000th. When you think of a classic Disney dark ride non should come to mind as much as the Haunted Mansion does.
This is the classic non water omnimover, and a staple of any Magic Kingdom park day. This haunted house is not meant to scare, but more to entertain and thus is great for everyone as it is not physically thrilling but is mentally so. Just know that you may not come out of the mansion without Grim Grinning Ghost stuck in your head.
Disney Boat Rides
Some of the most popular attractions within Disney parks are the boat rides as they are classic Disney. With almost all ( not counting Splash Mountain) the boat ride attractions being great for the entire family you cannot go wrong with bringing the non-thrill seeking members of your party with you on these.
It’s a Small World
Whether you love it or hate it there is no denying that It’s a Small World helped to put the Disney parks on the map. First located at the Worlds Fair in 1964 this lovable boat ride has been a hit with guest from its first appearance.
Navi River Journey
Navi River is one of the two attractions in Pandora the World of Avatar at Animal Kingdom. This is a calm boat ride through the beautiful world of Pandora. One of the best parts of this river adventure is the gorgeous animatronic Navi Shaman at the end of the attraction.
This animatronic is huge, and beautiful, but make sure to grab a Fastpass for this because even though it is one of the best attractions for non-thrill seekers it is also one of
The Jungle Cruise
The Jungle Cruise may not be the typical boat ride attraction and the jokes may be corny, but you are on a boat traveling down deNile river so I am going to count it.
Frozen Ever After
Frozen Ever After is the perfect attraction in Epcot for every Disney princess lover, and fan of cute snowmen. You will board your ship to travel and join Elsa at her ice castle for a summer snow day. On your travels you will get to see characters from the movie, hear original Frozne songs, and see Sven get his tongue stuck on a post. This is a fun attractions and one of the best in Epcot that you should be sure not to miss.
Disney World is also home to a bunch of types of attractions that are unique to it’s theme parks, as well as some carnival classics with a Disney spin that are great for non-thrill seekers.
Toy Story Mania
This is such a fun attraction. You are brought right into a 3D shooting game along with the toys of Toy Story such as Buzz, Woody, Jesse, and Ham. Your ride vehicle has a shooter with a pull string on it that you use to aim and shoot at the screen. From breaking plates to tossing the ring over the alien you are sure to have a great time on this fun attraction.
Dumbo the Flying Elephant
This Spoke and Wheel carousel is an original attraction at the Magic Kingdom and one beloved by many. All ages and all types of people can join together on this experience. This is a classic attraction that will be fun for everyone wheather they enjoy thrills or not.
Buzz’s Space Ranger Spin
Buzz’s Space Ranger Spin is the same concept as Toy Story Mania, but not in 3D. You board a space ship that has laser guns you use to shoot at Emporer Zerg Z’s on cutouts that spin, pop out at you, and are placed along the track. You can also spin your vehicle 360 full degrees to shoot at these targets and rack up your points to try to become a Galactic Hero. This is great fun especially if you are playing with competitive people within your party.
Kilimanjaro Safari is a great experience for anyone who loves animals. You get a vip tour through a zoo aboard your safari truck. On this trek you will see Lions, Giraffes that can sometimes be right next to your safari truck, elephants, and so many more.
As you can see there are plenty of attractions for non-thrill seekers at Disney World. Disney makes sure everyone has a great time and thus they have created a bunch of attractions that cater to everyone. These Disney attractions for non-thrill seekers are sure to be a hit on your next trip.