Flight of Passage is a headliner attraction at Pandora – World of Avatar inside Animal Kingdom. This attraction has quickly become a favorite to many guests. Read 10 things to know about Flight of Passage today, including facts and tips.
Disney World loves abbreviations, many guests use them when talking or writing. The common abbreviation for Flight of Passage is “FOP”. Learn more common Disney Abbreviations.
Another love of Disney World is a great story. For the Na’vi hunters it is crucial to bond with a mountain banshee. Therefore, flying on the back of one is a rite of passage to the Na’vi culture. Hence the name – Avatar Flight of Passage. Now guests are invited for the same opportunity. See Pandora from a banshees perspective on your flight.
Avatar Flight of Passage is a flight simulator, guests board on the back of a Banshee (seat is motorcycle-style). Everyone gets their own seat. There is a sample attraction seat to try before you ride prior to the entrance.
Guests must be 44″ tall to enjoy this attraction, it is considered a thrill ride.
Avatar Flight of Passage in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an award winning attraction. In fact, this attraction has won 2 awards: the Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement: Attraction and secondly, Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project, presented by Visual Effects Society (VES).
This continues to be one of the most popular attractions at Disney World, wait times of 2+ hours are not uncommon. Therefore a Fastpass+ is highly recommended, be ready at 7am on your 60th day prior to arrival to book. I also recommend working backwards and booking towards the end of your trip, since everyone else with your dates will also be booking many start with Day 1. This increases your chances of getting an early morning Fastpass+.
The Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom includes a guaranteed ride of Avatar Flight of Passage and more.
Single Line Rider
Avatar Flight of Passage does ask for single riders to fill the ride vehicles however you have to wait in the regular queue. As you near the front, they will call for single riders as needed and you can move forward some in the line.
If you can not snag a Fastpass+, at least the Queue is interesting. Guests have the chance to see: Na’vi paintings in a cave, a forgotten RDA building, the science lab and much more, all while walking through the queue. Watch the Queue walkthrough.
Like most Disney attractions, a gift shop is waiting for guests at the exit. Guests will find Windtraders after the ride, this is Pandora’s only souvenir shop. Here guests can adopt a banshee, build their own avatar figure, shop for plush, toys, apparel and more.
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