Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

Dumbo the Flying Elephant is a carnival spinner in Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. It's worth seeing on a time-permitting basis.

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Dumbo long has been one of the iconic rides in the Magic Kingdom, as children and their parents share a ride on the back of one of these flying elephants. It's a low-capacity ride, leading to long waits, so in 2012, Disney moved Dumbo to a new "Storybook Circus"-themed section of Fantasyland and added a second carousel, doubling the ride's capacity and reducing the wait. To further ease the pain of still-long wait-times, Disney now also offers an indoor play area for kids while they wait, and restaurant-style beepers for parents to alert them when it is almost the family's turn to ride.

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