Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On Sep 23, 2010
    Ashley from VA 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.

    When I was young, you could ride in your parents lap for Space Mountain. Is that still the case? Can my son ride in my lap?

    Hello and welcome to the Moms Panel!

    For the safety of our guests, you are not allowed to have your child seated with you on one seat or on your lap.  In order for your child to ride Space Mountain, he/she must meet the height requirement of 44 inches (112 cm) or taller.  Should your child meet the height requirement, he/she will be able to join you on your rocket ship vehicle which has three seats per rocket ship.  Disney will only allow one person per seat for those guests meeting the height requirement.  Again, this is for the safety of our guests.

    Again, thank you so much for visiting the Moms Panel.  Please come back again should any new questions or concerns pop-up.  We are always ready to help our guests build the vacation of a lifetime!

    Have a MAGICAL day and "SEE YOU REAL SOON"!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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