Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Jul 18, 2012
    Karen Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am wondering about wearing lifejackets at the waterparks and if you can ride double (parent/older sibling with child) on the slides. My daughter is 8, but she has some mild special needs and will not ride slides alone even with her lifejacket on.

    Hi Karen!

    Thank you for visiting the Moms Panel!

    You will find lifejackets are provided at both water parks.  I am not sure if you can ride together down the single slides, but at both parks there is a family raft ride, that take at least 4 people so you can enjoy that together (I now scream more than more son on any of these rides!, but they are great fun for the family).  There is also a lovely river to float around at both parks, that you could enjoy together, and that is perfectly fun and free of big drops and too much splashing.

    Depending on your daughter's height, there is a safe play area at both parks for youngsters, with mini slides etc. but the height limit is 48 inches.

    Have a visit to the Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach web pages to see which park would suit your family best.  I am sure you will find plenty to enjoy, at both parks.

    If you have any other questions, please come back and ask me - I would be happy to help you plan your magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, United Kingdom

Hi, I'm Sue from England, and am very proud to be a member of the 2012 Walt Disney World Moms Panel. I love visiting Walt Disney World and I look forward to answering your questions when you are planning your magical vacation to Walt Disney World. Learn More About Susan

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