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Old 09-25-2012, 09:55 AM   #1
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Disneyland For Big People?

I am a large person. Approximately 295 pounds. I am wondering if I would have trouble with any of the rides at Disneyland
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:07 AM   #2
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Hi Razza,
You should not have any issues, a couple of the rides might be a little bit of a squeeze but not too bad.
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:09 AM   #3
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Don't worry at all, my husband is 350 and I'm about 275 and we fit perfectly on everything
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:47 PM   #4
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I going to *try* to be very sensitive here, so I hope it doesn't come out the wrong way, but I was wondering if part of the problem with your sister is above her middle too?

Once again, sorry if I sound insensitive, but I wanted to ask.

LOL, that was a very nice way to ask No, her issue isn't due to the size of the "girls," it's all her tummy.
mine is all in my tummy too and I would like to know what the problem was cause I am interested in riding screamin




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Old 11-15-2012, 06:39 PM   #5
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Just thought I'd resurrect this thread to confirm I had no problem with riding CA Screamin' on my trip in October. In fact, I was quite comfy.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:47 PM   #6
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I'm 6'0 and was at 295 in May when we went. The only issue I have on rides is leg room. My knees get smashed on some rides. But I was able to squirm into Gadgets go coaster with DD in may. Winnie the Pooh I always ask to sit in front because there is a LOT more leg room in front. The back seats are terrible for me. I have to sit side ways. Im not a big roller coaster person so won't go on screamin but BTMRR, Space, splash, etc are no issue. Haven't been on the Matterhorn since I was 12 and much smaller but I think I will try it out next trip.
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:17 AM   #7
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I found this thread while poking around for something else...but found it very helpful.



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Old 09-27-2012, 12:03 AM   #8
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This link was very helpful. Thank you
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:52 AM   #9
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The Hubby and I are both tall. I'm 5'8 size 26 and hubby is 6'3 about 295.

We have no issues in the parks what so ever... There are some attractions that have no leg room or that are a little tight...
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This might help some...

Alice in Wonderland – Lap bar, No leg room
Astro Orbitor- Seat belt pretty long
Autopia –Seat belt, No leg room
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – Lap Bar
Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters – Lap bar
Captain EO Starring Michael Jackson – Theater seats… Small if you have big hips or larger behind
Casey Jr. Circus Train – tight leg space… Try for cage, no restraints and more leg room.
Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes – No restraint – Just need balance
Disneyland Monorail – Bench seating
Disneyland Railroad- Bench seating
The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln - Theater seats… Small if you have big hips or larger behind
Dumbo the Flying Elephant – Seat belt, good leg room
Enchanted Tiki Room- Bench seating
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage – no restraints, very tight space…
Gadget's Go Coaster – Lap Bar- No go if your taller than 5’8
Haunted Mansion – Lap Bar
Indiana Jones Adventure – Seat Belt VERY long *tip* Put your seat belt on before you sit down… it’s easier!
"it's a small world" – Bench seating no restraints
Jungle Cruise Bench- seating no restraints
King Arthur Carrousel – Bench seats for adults! There is only one got to act quick!
Mad Tea Party – Might be hard to turn… No Leg room , No restraints.
Main Street Vehicles –No issues, no restraints
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – Lap Bar
Matterhorn Bobsleds – No leg room – Just changed ride cars… Haven’t ridden in new cars.
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride– Lap Bar
Peter Pan's Flight– Lap Bar
Pinocchio's Daring Journey– Lap Bar - No leg room
Pirates of the Caribbean – Bench Seating
Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin – Lap bar
Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough – tight spaces LOTS of Stairs.
Snow White's Scary Adventures – Lap Bar – No leg room
Space Mountain- TIGHT space, No leg room
Splash Mountain – No restraints
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue – Seat Belt VERY long *tip* Put your seat belt on before you sit down… it’s easier!
Storybook Land Canal Boats – No restraints
Tarzan's Treehouse – Walk though… Lots of stairs!
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:22 AM   #11
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Here's my DCA List

California Screamin'—Over the shoulder Bar
Disney's Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular-- Theater seats… Small if you have big hips or larger behind
Flik's Flyers – Bench Seating
Francis' Ladybug Boogie – Seat Belt
Golden Zephyr – Seat Belt -LONG
Goofy's Sky School – Lap bar… VERY tight fit, no leg room. I dislike this ride… it’s like whiplash!
Grizzly River Run – Seat belt… They have extenders if you need them
Heimlich's Chew Chew Train – Bench Seat with lap bar
It's Tough to Be a Bug! --- Bench seating
Jumpin' Jellyfish- No go… Lap bar
King Triton's Carousel – No issues no seat belt needed.
The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure – Lap bar lots of room
Luigi's Flying Tires --- Long Seat Belt
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree – LAP belt, lots of room
Mickey's Fun Wheel - No restraints, Lots of room.
Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! Bench seating, Lap bar
Muppet*Vision 3D -- Theater seats… Small if you have big hips or larger behind
Radiator Springs Racers – LONG seat belts, Front seats have more leg room.
Red Car Trolley - Bench Seating
Silly Symphony Swings- Never even tried… Looks small
Soarin' Over California – LONG seat belt… Large seats
Toy Story Mania! – Bench seating
Tuck and Roll's Drive 'Em Buggies – Seat belt
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror—LONG SEAT belts… I like the back row... feels like there’s more room.
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For rides like....

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Radiator Springs Racers
Soarin' Over California
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
Indiana Jones Adventure

It really is much faster and easier to put your seat belt on while standing. It's faster and less awkward. The seat belts are really long on these attractions.

Good luck and have fun!

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Old 09-25-2012, 12:56 PM   #13
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If you have bigger legs, I probably wouldn't even try Goofy's Sky School. When it was Mulholland Madness, Dh wasn't able to ride it. The restraint is really narrow (it's a lap bar that comes down) and he would have had to fit his knees in between the bars in order to allow the bar to get under his belly, and his legs are too sumo-esque for that. It was his absolute worst moment, because the guests waiting were NOT kind. The CMs were wonderful; those guests though, they must have been really emotionally damaged people, to be that mean to a total stranger. (worse, it was just before DH was finally diagnosed with a pituitary tumor that was causing most of his weight gain, and it was a VERY emotional time anyway)

Astro Orbiter is incredibly awkward, especially if you have a child riding with you who isn't quite big/old enough to get in and out on his/her own.
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This link has pics of all the ride seating: http://allears.net/dlr/tp/seatpix.htm
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:01 AM   #15
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For rides like....

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Radiator Springs Racers
Soarin' Over California
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
Indiana Jones Adventure

It really is much faster and easier to put your seat belt on while standing. It's faster and less awkward. The seat belts are really long on these attractions.

Good luck and have fun!

PM me if you have any questions.
You have been so very helpful. Thank you

And trust me I will have a lot of fun. Being from Australia, America let alone Disney seemed to be a long away dream. Now I am planning a trip to WDW AND DLR in the one holiday. Life can't get much better
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