Slinky Dog Dash wraps around Hollywood Studio’s newest Toy Story Land at the Walt Disney World Resort! What makes this coaster unique is a Disney first a multi-launch. The popularity is so high because it is a family friendly roller. Dash around bends and catch air over camelback humps as you run across the 11-acre land.
When you step inside Toy Story Land you become an honorary toy in Andy’s backyard. The slinky coaster was created by Andy with a Dash & Dodge Mega Coaster Play Kit to assemble this speedy toy. When you finally get to ride his creation you sit inside Slinky Dog’s coils as the lovable pooch twists and turns around the track.
Fun Slink Dog Dash Details
Keep your eyes peeled during the ride launch. You will see Andy’s plans sketched out in Crayola crayon on notebook paper. Glue bottles, empty toy boxes and stray coaster parts and pieces are strewn about the area. I guess Andy’s pet project was clearly a work in progress when he was called away. But that’s when the toys will play!
In one hilarious scene, the coaster swoops around blocks Andy stacked around his Jenga game. Rex, the toy dinosaur, is precariously perched atop the unstable Jenga stack trying to decorate the toy block city by stringing up colored Christmas lights. This is, of course, a daunting task when you’re a nervous Rex, with short front arms! Luckily Jessie comes to his rescue, working to untangle Rex’s dino-sized predicament. Be sure to listen into their fun conversations with each other.
Andy also tricked out his coaster creation with a power booster. When Slinky Dog Dash hits its midway point, the coaster stops, reverses a few yards, then shoots through multiple rings pulsing with sounds, spinners, and flashing lights to launch riders into the second act of the ride experience. Don’t forget to smile, as Disney will get your picture.
Andy saved one last surprise for his coaster’s finale: Wheezy, the squeaky toy penguin from the Toy Story films, breaks into a rendition of “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” Created especially for Slinky Dog Dash, the Audio-Animatronics figure of Wheezy is unique among Disney Parks globally. Toys and toy packaging complete the scene, including a Rubik’s Cube, a game canister for Pick-Up Snakes and toy wooden blocks spelling out F-U-N – all against the backdrop of a towering book, Mr. Pricklepants’ “Songs for Singing,” compiled by the huggable hedgehog from “Toy Story 3.”
Is Slinky Dog Dash too Intense?
We were surprised to find Slinky Dog Dash was more intense than we thought for a kids coaster. It’s defiantly up a notch in the fun factor from the kids’ coaster, Seven Dwarves Mine Train over at the Magic Kingdom. The first half of the ride has many swirls, turns and dips. Once you come to the second launch you will have a drop and camelback humps. I even thought it was more intense than Thunder Mountain, my husband disagreed so I will leave it up to you decided the verdict! Since the entire coaster is outdoors and visible, you will be able to see it before you ride it.
Video of Riding on Slinky Dog Dash
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