Tom Sawyer's Island reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Tom Sawyer's Island, a playground in Frontierland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
A short raft ride takes you over to this wooded playground, with plenty of caves and other places to explore.
This is my hidden gem in the Magic Kingdom! I love going through the caves and playing in the fort. Also have a special place in my heart for the barrel bridge. Many guests don't even give it a second look. But it's just the one place in Magic Kingdom where you can just play and have fun. This is the place where I feel like a kid again! - Joey Mayberry
All ages should enjoy this! Its like a mini scavenger hunt! - B Higgins
We enjoyed this a lot. Captured our childhood days. Stop and play checkers in the fort. You'll always remember that. - Rob Pastor
A nice adventure on slower days. - Sean Huckel
Hmmmm....very interesting playground, i found the paintbrush and my family got ourselves fastpasses for Splash Mountain! - Brendan Harrison
Skip! The only interesting and funny quirk I find with this attraction is once in awhile, you can find a white paint brush on the island that the cast members hide. It's a cute Easter egg for those who read the book, but the rest of this is totally boring!! - Sarah Durden
I love this island! I feel that no matter how many rafts full of people (you feel a little bit like cattle on the rafts) come to the island, it never seems crowded. It's a great place to wander and explore (for adults too). I personally love the fort the best. - Laura Milton
Once again, this a piece of Disney perfection. What other park can boast a tranquil wooded hideaway in the middle of the park like this? People who want it shuttered and replaced with an E ticket don't get the magic of Walt Disney's idealized America through the eyes of youth. I can still go over and jump on the barrel bridge and shoot the air rifles int he fort and feel giddy. - Tom Rigg
I got lost in those caves once! - Terry R
Another great area for kids to go and blow off some steam. - Brandie S
If you can visit the island before or after most of the crowds, you'll have a great time just running free and exploring. The attention to detail is commendable and the maze of caves ensure your kids will want to stay in this elaborate playground for as long as you will allow. I do wish there were alternate ways onto the island besides that raft....seems like it is never ready to leave when you are! - James Rao
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