Description from PassPorter's Walt Disney World Guidebook:

Intrepid riders are sent back through time to fetch a dinosaur before the dinos (and the riders) become extinct. Be prepared to be bounced, jostled, and scared as your Time Rover vehicle hurtles into the past and races through a dark forest. The “pre-show” and science exhibits in the indoor queue areas make the wait interesting. Front row “outside” seats for maximum thrills, inside seats for the less bold. No flash photography. 40”/102 cm height restriction. Young children should be accompanied by an adult. Effects may be too intense for some. Health warning. Must transfer from wheelchair to ride. Closed captioning (pre-show). Allie’s KidTip: “Cover your eyes in the dark parts if you’re scared. Ask your grown-ups to tell you when a dinosaur shows up so you can look.”

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Type: Thrill Ride
Scope: E-Ticket
Ages: Ages 7 & up
Thrill Factor: Dark, loud, very scary, rough and bumpy ride

Thrill Ride Duration: 3.5 min.
FastPass: Yes
Bonus: This attraction is open during Morning Extra Magic Hours (but not evening Extra Magic Hours).

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PassPorter's Ratings for DINOSAUR
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Readers Rating: (rated by 159 PassPorter readers)

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60.81% of our readers would definitely visit DINOSAUR again.

I would definitely visit this attraction again!
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What PassPorter Readers Think of DINOSAUR (28 comments):

I love Dinosaur. It is very jerky. It has a lot of twist and turns. It is a dark ride. Lots of cool dinosaurs.
DisneyKimber gave this a rating of 9 on 06/30/2016 at 11:12:49 pm EDT

Like riding on the worst potholes
Meechigan gave this a rating of 3 on 06/30/2016 at 3:09:01 pm EDT

Fun ride!
Team Disney gave this a rating of 8 on 06/30/2016 at 11:52:16 am EDT

Fun but could be intense for younger kids.
TomiRocket gave this a rating of 9 on 06/27/2016 at 1:15:09 pm EDT

I agree with other raters in that it is a rough ride that can be scary to little ones (my son is 5 and my nephew is 7 and both were scared) but nevertheless, it is fun
2babiesandthemouse gave this a rating of 7 on 06/24/2016 at 4:30:10 pm EDT

Missed this the first time we took the kids. Found it the second time and do it every time since!
questkitten gave this a rating of 7 on 06/24/2016 at 3:57:42 pm EDT

A fun ride. Please don't use your flash during the ride.
gardengalWDW gave this a rating of 8 on 06/24/2016 at 2:17:43 am EDT

Fun but rough ride. Is probably too intense for young children.
Dopey Girl gave this a rating of 7 on 06/20/2016 at 8:48:02 pm EDT

Hopefully they are updating the video. This is a rough ride and is pretty scary. Parents should pay attention to those warnings before bringing little ones on the ride.
MissyMouse70 gave this a rating of 8 on 06/19/2016 at 9:31:43 am EDT

DL has the Indiana Jones ride and WDW has the Dinosaur ride. Basically the same ride. Lots of fun. Very loud!!!!
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 9 on 06/18/2016 at 5:33:36 pm EDT

A great ride! The premise is going back in time to save a dinosaur from extinction. Lots of heavy twists and turns can be hard on pregnant women or people with back issues. This is a very dark ride and can be a bit scary for the young ones.
Missi gave this a rating of 7 on 06/17/2016 at 1:17:52 pm EDT

Could be sooo much better, 1/3rd of the ride is just in the dark no visuals at all.
ashlvsq2004 gave this a rating of 6 on 06/16/2016 at 7:15:15 pm EDT

You have to ride this at least once. The ride vehicle is fun in this ride.
jodistrock gave this a rating of 6 on 06/13/2016 at 8:52:59 pm EDT

Bumpy but fun ride!
loveariel gave this a rating of 9 on 06/10/2016 at 4:18:44 pm EDT

Lots of fun! It's very dark, so not for little kids. Also not for anyone with back or neck issues.
TLCdisneyfan gave this a rating of 8 on 06/08/2016 at 5:01:16 pm EDT

Very bumpy!
I live with a 'Stitch'! gave this a rating of 7 on 06/05/2016 at 11:17:49 pm EDT

This is a great ride. Even my 5 year old niece loved it. I did have to hold her ears as the noises scarred her more than the dinosaurs
Loridove gave this a rating of 9 on 06/05/2016 at 6:48:55 pm EDT

We got there early and rode twice, saw new things the second time through. Nice queuing area.
Big G gave this a rating of 9 on 06/05/2016 at 5:54:10 pm EDT

A bit rough but fun. DO NOT TAKE SMALL KIDS ON THIS RIDE. I have never seen more crying kids or sadistic parents than on this attraction.
Marie the Cat gave this a rating of 8 on 06/05/2016 at 12:00:36 pm EDT

One of my WDW favorites! I think they've toned it down some, but I love getting scared by the dinos- even knowing that the really can't get me :)
goofyboysmama gave this a rating of 8 on 06/05/2016 at 1:37:03 am EDT

So fun!!!!!!!
MommyAngela3 gave this a rating of 9 on 06/04/2016 at 10:49:09 am EDT

Fun ride, but rather jerky, so you need to hang on. The dinosaurs look real, and the queue is very interesting.
FARMERGIRL gave this a rating of 7 on 06/03/2016 at 10:00:06 pm EDT

All in all. a pretty cool ride!
comfort80 gave this a rating of 9 on 06/03/2016 at 3:15:12 pm EDT

Fun ride
cutiepie gave this a rating of 7 on 05/31/2016 at 11:26:14 am EDT

So much fun! Would be scary for little ones though. Check it out online with them before your trip.
dodgersle gave this a rating of 10 on 05/27/2016 at 3:46:58 pm EDT

Fun and kind of scary!
MayraLR gave this a rating of 8 on 05/27/2016 at 12:09:06 pm EDT

One of my absolute favorite rides. Love that the scare comes from the story, not just hurtling you around (which is fun too)
zettarooski gave this a rating of 10 on 05/27/2016 at 9:29:35 am EDT

Love this ride
Debbie1868 gave this a rating of 9 on 05/26/2016 at 8:10:18 pm EDT

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