Family Friendly Roller Coasters in Orlando

White Lightning Roller Coaster at Fun Spot America in Orlando

Go for a wild ride on some of Orlando's coolest roller coasters.

When it comes to roller coasters, thrill seekers come in all ages and sizes. That's why Orlando's theme parks have rides for everyone, every speed and every style. For all of the gravity-defying rides for the fearless riders, there are also plenty of amusing rides that spin and soar while promising fantastic fun for all heights and ages in Orlando.

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Our Visit Orlando coaster connoisseurs have gathered the ultimate list of where to find all of the family friendly roller coasters in Orlando.

Walt Disney World Resort

Barnstormer Starring The Great Goofini

Families can take flight above Storybook Circus at Disney's Magic Kingdom with Goofy and his homemade stunt airplanes for a thrilling coaster ride. Hang on tight as The Great Goofini swoops and soars during his world-famous high-flying show. Height requirement: 35 in (89cm)

Space Mountain

Families journey through the cosmos on Space Mountain's galactic adventure at the Magic Kingdom. Whiz past shooting stars and celestial satellites during this space ride. Streak past orbs of light, wayward comets and migrant meteors as gravity pushes and pulls you through the wormhole. Height requirement: 44 in (112cm)

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

All aboard this family-friendly ride in the Magic Kingdom's wilderness! Dash in and out of desert caverns and rumble through a haunted mine aboard a rollicking runaway train. Swoop around turns, dip, and drop into canyons and caves as you dart through the ghost town of Tumbleweed. Height requirement: 40 in (102cm)

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Grab your lantern and your map and ride into the diamond mine on the rockingest, rollingest, twistiest train ride ever. Feel a rush of excitement, and enchantment too, as you take off on this adventurous family coaster at the Magic Kingdom. Height requirement: 38 in (97cm)

Expedition Everest — Legend of the Forbidden Mountain

Careen through the Himalayan mountains on a speeding train while avoiding the clutches of the mythic Abominable Snowman at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Height requirement: 44 in (112cm)

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Universal Orlando Resort

Flight of the Hippogriff

The story comes to life on this family-friendly coaster at Universal's Islands of Adventure's Hogsmeade. Follow Hagrid's instructions as you board the hippogriff, and then take off into spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch and Hagrid's hut. Height requirement: 36 in (91cm)

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts

Find yourself in the middle of the magic as you enter Gringotts bank at Universal Studios Florida's Diagon Alley. You'll need the whole family to help navigate the perilous underground vaults and evade the wrath of malicious villains, as well as trolls and other creatures that stand between you and your return to Diagon Alley. Height requirement: 42 in (107cm)

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster

What happens when you let a wacky woodpecker design and build his very own roller coaster? You get a nuthouse on wheels, as seen at Universal Studios Florida! Woody definitely proved he's got a few screws loose when he designed this kid-sized coaster that's fun for all ages. Height requirement: 36 in (91cm)

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SeaWorld Orlando

Shamu Express

Introduce young adventurers to the excitement and fun of coaster rides with kid-sized thrills provided by one of the smaller members of the Shamu family. Height requirement 38 in (97cm)

Journey to Atlantis

This exciting, family-friendly flume/coaster ride has more than its share of surprises. Explore dark, watery passageways through the sunken city before being plunged from its gates into the waters below. Height requirement:42 in (107cm)

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LEGOLAND Florida Resort

Flying School

Experience the thrill of flight on this suspended, family-friendly coaster. Rise stories into the air before being released onto the track. Height requirement: 44 in (112cm)

The Great LEGO Race

Having opened in 2018, this is the first virtual-reality roller coaster designed just for kids. Height requirement: 42 in (107cm)

The Dragon

Climb aboard the LEGO Dragon and prepare for a hilarious, behind-the-scenes view of life within the enchanted LEGOLAND Castle. Height requirement: 40 in (102cm)

Coastersaurus

Fun for the whole family and perfect for little ones, this wooden coaster curves and dips in and around a prehistoric jungle of animated and life-sized LEGO brick dinosaurs. Height requirement: 42 in (107cm)

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Fun Spot America in Orlando

Freedom Flyer

Throw your hands in the air and let your legs dangle on the twists and turns of Freedom Flyer. The whole family will feel a thrill on the swoops, twists and turns. Height requirement: 36 in (91cm)

White Lightning

Experience the dips and drops of White Lightning! This wooden coaster is fun for the whole family. Height requirement 46 in (117cm)

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Cover image: White Lightning roller coaster at Fun Spot America in Orlando

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