Soarin' Around the World
With a new movie and score as of June 17, 2016, you can soar over some of the world’s most unique natural landscapes and man-made wonders, complete with all-new digital screens. Guests are strapped into oversized porch swings and rise from the floor for a simulated hang glider tour. An eye-filling, IMAX-quality movie screen, gentle motion, stirring music, and scented breezes combine for an exhilarating journey. Queue is indoors and offers fun games to play while waiting. Inside The Land pavilion. 40”/102 cm height restriction. Transfer from wheelchair to ride. Closed captioning. Alex’s KidTip: “It’s like gliding! :)” Allie’s TeenTip: “Wow! I love this!”Get a full copy of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook here.
Ages: Ages 7 & up
Thrill Factor: Heights, brief darkness
Average Standby Wait: 90 min.
Film Duration: 5 min.
FastPass: Yes (Tier 1)
Bonus: This attraction is open for both Morning Extra Magic Hours and Evening Extra Magic Hours.
- Rider Swap Available
- Must transfer from ECV
- Must transfer from wheelchair
- Seating type: lap seatbelt
Also Known As: Soarin'
KidTip: Itís like gliding! :)
PassPorter's Ratings for Soarin' Around the World
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This ride is mild. It is very calm like a ride on a swing in the park
MinnieMousePixieDust gave this a rating of 10 on 08/10/2016 at 2:40:56 pm EDT
The new movie is wonderful! So cool to see so many of the iconic places from around the world!
Horace Horsecollar gave this a rating of 10 on 06/30/2016 at 4:43:42 pm EDT
I went to the classic attraction while it was reopened for a week. It's worth the experience, but definitely make sure you get a fast pass as otherwise the line is incredibly long, even early in the day.
Espeon200 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/30/2016 at 1:50:39 pm EDT
Full disclosure, haven't seen Around the World yet, however, I LOVED over California and I have no doubt I'm going to love this new movie as much, if not even more!
TomiRocket gave this a rating of 10 on 06/27/2016 at 12:20:38 pm EDT
2babiesandthemouse gave this a rating of 8 on 06/24/2016 at 4:58:23 pm EDT
Awesome ride! Everyone definitely needs to ride this ride.
todncopper gave this a rating of 10 on 06/22/2016 at 5:49:19 pm EDT
aswaffer gave this a rating of 9 on 06/21/2016 at 7:56:37 am EDT
A must do ! Beautiful movie and music are beautiful.
Dopey Girl gave this a rating of 10 on 06/20/2016 at 8:13:25 pm EDT
One of the best rides in WDW. Can't wait to see the new version.
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 10 on 06/20/2016 at 2:58:00 pm EDT
Can't wait to see the new movie. Glad they added to it.
MissyMouse70 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/18/2016 at 9:57:00 pm EDT
Great fun and adventure ride
can hardly wait for newer version
Bernie bear gave this a rating of 10 on 06/17/2016 at 4:56:25 pm EDT
A big ole' 10 for this one!!! Ride it again and again if you can. The wait times are horribly long even with fast pass! Get that fast pass for this before you go. One of WDW's rides that you'll hear adults giggle like children!
Missi gave this a rating of 10 on 06/17/2016 at 1:33:39 pm EDT
Love this ride!! One of our absolute favourites.
chelynnah gave this a rating of 10 on 06/17/2016 at 1:32:31 pm EDT
eddiejackson gave this a rating of 10 on 06/17/2016 at 11:48:40 am EDT
One of our favorites
--Jack gave this a rating of 10 on 06/15/2016 at 2:08:53 pm EDT
My favorite at EPCOT
ashlvsq2004 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/15/2016 at 12:03:39 pm EDT
Amazing. It is our must-do every trip
tinae159 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/15/2016 at 2:02:02 am EDT
This ride is truly special. You do feel like you are flying!!! I have a fear of heights so its a little scary but I force myself to do it every time because its that amazing. Can't wait to see the new one!
EvaKi gave this a rating of 9 on 06/14/2016 at 1:12:23 pm EDT
One of the best attractions at Disney
eeyore01905 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/14/2016 at 11:26:44 am EDT
One of our favourite rides at Epcot - we just love this one, and can ride it multiple times without getting bored. Really looking forward to the new film, but I hope that most of the music remains as that is just wonderful!
Silvercat gave this a rating of 10 on 06/14/2016 at 5:52:14 am EDT
I love this ride & I love the musical accompaniment to it too!!
jodistrock gave this a rating of 10 on 06/13/2016 at 8:36:19 pm EDT
Love this ride. Will miss the golf ball but can't wait to see the world!
MPoppins77 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/13/2016 at 8:14:42 pm EDT
I think everyone loves this ride but me. Don't like the heights or the movement.
handette gave this a rating of 7 on 06/13/2016 at 3:30:17 pm EDT
gram25gs gave this a rating of 9 on 06/13/2016 at 1:49:12 pm EDT
The whole family loves this ride! Can't wait to try the new one!
mom2three23 gave this a rating of 9 on 06/12/2016 at 2:56:53 pm EDT
An absolutely stunning, awesome, moving (literally!), exhilarating, inspiring experience!
One of my top favorite attractions...ever.
I can't wait for the "Around the World" update. I saw some behind the scenes footage of it at the 2015 D23 Expo and it was exciting!
CaptainSpalding gave this a rating of 10 on 06/10/2016 at 9:27:56 pm EDT
This is one of my favorite rides!!! a must do even my mom who doesnt like heights loves this ride
dmsprung gave this a rating of 10 on 06/10/2016 at 11:49:42 am EDT
My favorite ride in Epcot - they recently got a whole new movie as well! Great experience flying over the world with the whole family! Worth the long wait!
Csb10salum gave this a rating of 10 on 06/10/2016 at 11:38:22 am EDT
On of the very best experiences at Epcot. A great ride.
Big G gave this a rating of 10 on 06/07/2016 at 9:37:32 pm EDT
If I could only experience one ride on my trip, this would be it!
I live with a 'Stitch'! gave this a rating of 10 on 06/05/2016 at 11:06:38 pm EDT
We loved it! Not only a cool breezy ride from totally relaxing.
Loridove gave this a rating of 9 on 06/05/2016 at 6:40:10 pm EDT
Have only ride this at California Adventures. Great ride!!
markL gave this a rating of 10 on 06/05/2016 at 4:53:36 pm EDT
Can't wait to see the new version!
Geri604 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/04/2016 at 6:57:02 pm EDT
A "Must Do" and I can't wait to see the new version with the higher quality video.
AeroScott gave this a rating of 9 on 06/03/2016 at 4:12:34 pm EDT
Best ride in Walt Disney World.
cutiepie gave this a rating of 10 on 06/02/2016 at 10:40:04 am EDT
One of our favorites!
Pal of Pooh gave this a rating of 10 on 05/31/2016 at 12:06:21 pm EDT
One of my favorites. Can't wait for the new video! Must arrive first thing in the morning or use a Fast Pass!
FARMERGIRL gave this a rating of 9 on 05/30/2016 at 11:20:29 pm EDT
Don't understand everyone's fascination with this. Not for our family.
NZMum gave this a rating of 5 on 05/30/2016 at 6:44:18 pm EDT
Can't wait for the updated version next month!
Marandaclan gave this a rating of 9 on 05/30/2016 at 11:01:51 am EDT
Very cool experience!! Just make sure you get a Fast Pass!
Disneyisourthing gave this a rating of 10 on 05/30/2016 at 9:39:55 am EDT
One of the best rides.
txtink gave this a rating of 10 on 05/27/2016 at 12:29:54 pm EDT
dmargliotti gave this a rating of 9 on 05/27/2016 at 10:34:16 am EDT
Always such a neat, fun ride
zettarooski gave this a rating of 9 on 05/27/2016 at 9:23:41 am EDT
Great ride for all ages. I still close my eyes on parts.
sherrymickey gave this a rating of 10 on 05/26/2016 at 11:59:26 pm EDT
We loved Soarin' and can't wait to go back and ride again!!
mnamna gave this a rating of 10 on 05/26/2016 at 11:16:10 pm EDT
Love this attraction!!
Luvsun gave this a rating of 10 on 05/26/2016 at 11:14:41 am EDT
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