Disney Park Suffers Four Major Ride Breakdowns In Two Hours

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Breakdowns are inevitable when thousands of Guests are boarding Walt Disney World Resort attractions every day. But sometimes it happens more often than Guests would like!

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u/OnARaggaTip77 took to Reddit to share their frustrations during a tough Thursday at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. “4 different rides have broken down in less than 2 hours,” the Guest wrote.

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According to the Guest, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster, and Toy Story Mania were all broken down at the same time.

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“Such a small park can’t really have this many failures as there isn’t enough else to do,” the Guest said. “They really need to put more money into ride maintenance.”

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u/quinner98 reported a similar experience at Disney’s Animal Kingdom two weeks ago. Avatar Flight of Passage, Na’vi River Journey, and Dinosaur were all closed simultaneously and for an entire afternoon.

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“It’s just ridiculous when you pay over $100 a day to go to the parks only to have half of the rides closed for the majority of the day,” u/quinner98 wrote. “It’s not Disney’s fault completely but the author of this post is right, they need to be a little more on top of things.”

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“WDW rides have extremely small tolerances for anything wrong,” u/underbadger explained. “The slightest problem causes the rides to go down to make sure people are as safe as possible. Especially a ride that drops you multiple stories.”

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While the Disney Park rides must be safe, breakdowns and interruptions can be frustrating. u/captainn00dles said that the state of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom shows that Walt Disney World Resort doesn’t need a fifth Theme Park, just updates to the Parks it already has. “The fact Alien swirling saucer has had a 30+ minute wait this summers proof of that,” they wrote.

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At the time of publishing, all Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions are fully operational.

Have you ever had a similar experience at Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort?

Please note that the story outlined in this article is based on a personal Disney Parks Guest experience. No two Guest experiences are alike, and this article does not necessarily align with Inside the Magic’s personal views on Disney Parks operations.

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