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Star Tours

Star Tours is currently closed through May 16, 2011, for a complete refuribishment including the installation of a new movie and theme elements.

This full motion ride simulator is based on the Star Wars universe though it doesn't use film from any of the movies. On a shuttle ride to Endor, it turns out the pilot is making his first flight and things don't go as smoothly as could be hoped.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: At the far left of the park, beyond the Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular show.
  • Date Opened: 12/15/1989
  • # of Ride Units: Six simulators
  • Ride Capacity: 40 passengers per simulator
  • Restraint Method: Seatbelt
  • Ticket Rating: E Ticket
  • Ride Photo: No
 
Time Commitment Information - Hide Section
  • Open/Close: Opens and closes with the park. This attraction is open during both morning and evening Extra Magic Hours.
  • Wait Times: Standby lines are very long, frequently 45 minutes or longer. This is a FastPass attraction and using that is strongly recommended.
  • Length of Ride: 7 minutes
  • FastPass: Yes
  • Single Rider: No
  • Queue Description: This is one of those attractions with a must-see queue. The outermost area is a replica of an Ewok village, then you walk by an AT-AT next to the entrance. Inside you find yourself in a large hanger that is populated by various familiar sights from the Star Wars movies, including R2D2 and C3PO.
Access Information - Hide Section
  • Health Restriction: Riders should be in good health and free of heart, neck, or back problems. Pregnant women and those prone to motion sickness should not ride. The ride goes there several violent maneuvers and some find it disorienting.
  • Ride Access: ECVs are not allowed into the queue, and users will need to transfer to a wheelchair. Wheelchairs use the regular queue and can go into the simulator to transfer into and out of the simulator chairs. The chair will be removed during the ride and returned afterward.
  • Wheelchair Transfer: It is required that users of wheelchairs transfer into one of the regular seats inside the simulator.
  • Service Animals: No
  • Audio: Video captioning is available on queue monitors and reflective captioning is available, though likely difficult to use during the ride.
  • Weight and Size Issues: If very tall it may be more comfortable to request a front row seat. The seats are very accommodating and should not be problem for large people.
Parenting Information - Hide Section
  • Height Restriction: 40" (102 cm.)
  • Child Swap: No
  • Other Issues:
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