With a little extra info you can be sure and enjoy and be comfortable at size-friendly theme park Epcot Center. The following info on attractions and shows is a compilation of info from the staff at Epcot as well as visitors. Remember, things change and different body shapes have different experiences.
Size-Friendly Theme Park Epcot Center – Rides and Attractions
ts = theatre seats
bs = bench seats
lb = low bars (lower deeply into lap)
hb = high bars (do not lower into lap, or lower slightly)
ss = small space
w = walking show, self-paced (wheelchairs allowed)
s = standing show (wheelchairs allowed)
nws = no wheelchair space, but handicapped accessible
All shows have handicapped access and all ts and bs locations except those designated “nws” (no wheelchair spaces) have wheelchair spaces. Additionally, all shows are set up so that the visitor never has to leave their wheelchair and provide a place for a companion.
The Living Seas
Journey to Imagination
Universe of Energy
Wonders of Life
Making of Me
gentle boat ride
gentle boat-like ride
jerky flight simulator
Morocco (no rides)
Germany (no rides)
Italy (no rides)
Japan (no rides)
gentle boat ride
faster boat ride
2 drops down "waterfalls"
show (arrive early for seating)
1. For info on rides and attractions at other Walt Disney parks in Florida check out our information on Walt Disney World and MGM.
2. The information provided in this article was compiled by Stef Jones in her online FAQ about Physical Resources for Big Folks in answer to the question “What theme parks are comfortable for larger bodies?”
3. If you are considering a trip to Walt Disney World we highly recommend PassPorter’s Walt Disney World for Your Special Needs: The Take-Along Travel Guide and Planner! (Passporter Walt Disney World) It is an up-to-date review of the Disney World facilities with lots of useful info on size-friendly rides, facilities and restaurants.
4. Need more travel info? Check out GrandStyle’s recent plus size travel posts.
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