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Is Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Too Scary For Kids? Parents Guide To Rides At Disney

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Epcot is transforming at Walt Disney World. One of the most recent updates is an attraction based on the hit Pixar movie, Ratatouille. This parents ride guide will help you decide if the Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at Disney is too scary for kids in your household.

This Parents Ride Guide is part of a series focusing on the elements of Disney World and Disneyland attractions that might be unexpectedly scary for your kids. This post will mention details that could be considered spoilers, so please read with caution.

About Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure At Disney World

From the Disney World Website:

Feel like you’ve shrunk down to Chef Remy’s size for a 4D culinary adventure based on the Disney and Pixar film Ratatouille. When you’re small, life is a big adventure!

This attraction was part of the Disney World 50th Anniversary opening on October 1, 2021.

You’ll find the Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure ride entrance in the back corner of the France Pavillion.

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Is Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Ride At Disney Too Scary For Kids? Parents Ride Guide

As always, you know your child best.

Disney doesn’t try to make rides that are too scary for kids, but some children may have unexpected reactions to certain experiences at Disney World or Disneyland.

This parent ride guide to Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure will let you know about elements that kids may find concerning or scary before you get in line.

In this series, we’ll run down the ride basics to include if there are flashing lights, loud noises, spins, drops, jump scare elements, dark moments, scary themes, and overall general speed or intensity.

What Does The Ride Vehicle Look Like For Remy’s?

You’ll be seated in a trackless vehicle that looks like a little rat! How cute is this?

There are two rows that can seat 2-3 people in each row.

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Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Is Dark With Some 3D and 4D Elements

This ride is a dark ride, meaning that you go through a darkened show building for the attraction.

Once you are inside the show, your ratmobile will pause in front of large screens where the 3D and 4D effects will take place.

Is Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Too Scary: Jump Scares

At one point, the rats are being chased by an angry waiter.

He appears up close on screens in an aggressive manner that could make some kids jump a little in their seat. His hand bursts through a wall in 3D in a mild jump scare.

There are, however, 3D elements and 4D elements (heat and water spray) that could take a toddler by surprise and scare them.

A cork is popped directly at the audience in one scene.

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Posters depicting Remy, Linguini and Chef Skinner from “Ratatouille” hang in the queue for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, the new attraction inside the expanded France pavilion at EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Harrison Cooney, photographer)

Are There Drops?

No, there are not any physical drops in Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.

But there is a scene in Remy’s that makes you feel like you are dropping.

The 3D aspect of the attraction creates the feeling of falling through a roof and onto the floor of the chef’s kitchen.

Scary Themes

This ride is completely joyful!

There are only fun adventures to be had as you help create the world-famous dish, Ratatouille, on this ride.

There is nothing scary in this ride as a whole.

You will see some mild cartoon violence on the screens.

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Is Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Too Scary For Toddlers: Speed

This is a moderately slow-moving ride that makes its way through the show building.

Motion Sickness On Remy’s Ride At Epcot

There are some sharp spins and turns that can cause a little tummy tickle, but nothing too fast or scary to be concerned about on Remy’s.

However, if your child is prone to motion sickness, please know that they could feel queasy at the end of this attraction.

Taking the 3D glasses off can help with this feeling and still allow you to enjoy most of the ride.

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Gusteau magically invites guests to join Chef Remy for a special meal in the attraction queue for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Age Rating: Can Toddlers Ride Remy’s?

We recommend this attraction for kids of all ages as long as mild darkness and motion sickness is not a trigger for them.

Watch The Full Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Ride Through

To prepare yourself or your child, we always suggest YouTube videos of attractions.

Here is one for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure you may enjoy.

Parents Ride Guide Tip Sheet

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