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Crush’s Coaster at Walt Disney Studios Park

Last Updated on December 30, 2023 by Themepark Freak

Dive into the exciting world of Crush’s Coaster at Disneyland Paris, a thrilling coaster that brings the animated ocean to life. This ride combines high-speed action with immersive storytelling, offering an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages.

Crush's Coaster

About Crush’s Coaster

Crush’s Coaster, one of the busiest attractions at Disneyland Paris, invites guests into the vibrant and dynamic world of the Disney-Pixar film “Finding Nemo.” Opened in 2007 at Walt Disney Studios Park, this ride quickly captured the hearts of visitors with its innovative approach to theme park entertainment.

This coaster combines the thrill of a roller coaster with the sensory richness of a dark ride. This coaster sets itself apart in the realm of theme park experiences. Guests board turtle-shaped cars and embark on a whirlwind journey through the East Australian Current. As they follow Crush and other Finding Nemo characters, such as Nemo and Dory, they experience the ocean’s wonders and challenges.

The ride begins calmly, inviting guests to explore the Great Barrier Reef with vibrant visuals and enchanting underwater effects. Soon, the adventure intensifies as the coaster picks up speed, spinning and twirling through dark, watery depths, mirroring Crush’s fast-paced journey through the ocean.

A remarkable feature of the coaster is its spinning mechanism. Each car rotates independently, creating a different experience with every ride. This unique element adds an unpredictable twist to the adventure, making it a fresh and exciting experience each time. The ride’s design also cleverly incorporates elements from the “Finding Nemo” film, seamlessly blending story with thrill, and making guests feel as though they’ve plunged into the movie’s animated world.

Crush’s Coaster Ride Information

Looking for information about Crush’s Coaster? Find out where it’s located at Disneyland Paris, what kind of ride it is and more!

Where is Crush Located?

Crush’s Coaster is located in the Walt Disney Studios Park, specifically in the Worlds of Pixar area.

What Kind of Ride is the Crush Coaster?

Crush is a spinning roller coaster that has dark ride elements.

How Many Guests Can Fit?

Each turtle shell-shaped car on Crush’s Coaster seats four guests.

Are There Restraints on the Ride?

There is a lap bar that will come down in between the guest’s legs.

Is There Height Restrictions on the Ride?

Yes, guests must be 1m07 (3 feet 6 inches) to ride this roller coaster.

How Long Does the Ride Last?

Crush’s Coaster lasts almost 2 minutes.

Can Guests Bring a Bag on Board?

Guests can place their bag in between their legs.

Is There a Single Rider Line?

Yes, Crush’s Coaster has a single rider line. However, due to the even number of seats, the single rider line may not be faster than standby.

Does Crush’s Coaster Utilize Premier Access?

Crush’s Coaster utilizes both Premier Access Ultimate and Premier Access One.

Accessibility Information About Crush’s Coaster

Crush’s Coaster at Disneyland Paris is committed to providing an accessible and enjoyable experience for all guests. This ride includes various accommodations to ensure that guests with different needs can experience the underwater adventure.

Are There Stairs in the Queue?

The queue for Crush includes some stairs.

Is the Ride Wheelchair Friendly?

No, Crush’s Coaster is not wheelchair user friendly. Guests must be able to get out of their wheelchair, walk down 1 flight of stairs and then up another set. The wheelchair will be sent ahead of the guest.

Are There Other Mobility Challenges?

If the guest has any sort of knee injury, this ride may not be for them. Knees must bend in a certain way in order to sit properly in the seat.

Is the Ride Guide Dog Friendly?

Guide dogs are not permitted on Crush’s Coaster due to the nature and safety regulations of the ride.

What Sensory Stimulations Are Expected?

  • a lot of darkness
  • a bit of brightness
  • music and different sounds
  • jolts
  • speed
  • wind in face
  • special effects
  • elements of surprise

Is the Ride Considered Size Friendly?

Out of all the rides at Disneyland Paris, Crush’s Coaster is the one most people with bigger body sizes can not fit on. Unfortunately, DLP does not offer a test seat so that guests can try before going through the queue.

Miscellaneous Accessibility Information

Guests with specific accessibility concerns are encouraged to contact Disneyland Paris guest services or visit their website for detailed information about accommodations and ride accessibility.

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