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Disneyland Paris with Kids: Best of Discoveryland

Disneyland© Paris Discoveryland © Disney/Pixar 2007.Visiting Disneyland© Paris  with the kids? Technology and science fiction are at the heart of the action-packed adventure at Disneyland© Paris Discoveryland. Play games in the arcades, take a journey or two into space, or catch the train at theDisneylandrailroad station. Whatever you choose, your dreams of discovery are limitless.

Little Boys Will Love…

Disneyland© Paris Buzz Lightyear Laser BlastBuzz Lightyear’s Laser Blast®

Inspired by Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 2, this ride will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Can YOU help Buzz defeat the evil Emperor Zurg? Use your laser to shoot the targets as you move through the different scenes and try to beat the score of your neighbour!

[box]Top Tip:  Kids will love the replica Laser Blast guns available in all the Disneyland© shops – they retail for around €20[/box]

Little Girls Will Love…

Disneyland© Paris Orbitron at Discoveryland. © Disney/Pixar 2007.Orbitron®

Reach for the stars and beyond in this highflying race through space! Sit tight in your miniature rocket whilst you soar up and down through the sky in pursuit of your fellow riders. Space rangers under 5 can ride with mum or dad, but those more daring can go solo! This ride provides little thrills for little people.

Over 10s Will Love…

Disneyland© Paris Space Mountain at Discoveryland. © Disney/Pixar 2007.Space Mountain: Mission 2

Sit back, hold on tight and blast off to the edge of the universe withSpaceMountain:  Mission2! Sharp twists, turns and drops are guaranteed – and don’t forget to watch out for those meteorites heading your way! This rollercoaster is best left to the bravest of children… or for dad.

[box]Top Tip:  Make use of Disney’s FASTPASS® facility to jump the Space Mountain queue![/box]

Everyone Will Love…

Star Tours

Step on board this Star Wars themed simulator and travel through the galaxy at breakneck speed! Keep your eyes open for enemy space ships, bright lights and other-worldly beings as you’re thrown straight into an intergalactic battle! Thrills, grins and wind-swept hair are guaranteed. Families with older children will love this.

[box]Top Tip:  Discoveryland is also home to a number of arcades plus the Videopolis show stage. Great for a rainy afternoon.[/box]

Don’t Miss Out…

Your Photo With Wall E & Eve

Inspired by Disney-Pixar’s Wall E. Located just behindSpaceMountain, this futuristic couple is waiting to share the love at a brand new photo opportunity! Get the camera out, cuddle up and say ‘Eve’!

Don’t Miss Out…


The queue may be as long as Razpunzel’s hair – but for this ride it’s definitely worth it. Step inside a 1950s style car and drive yourself around the track. Look out for the hidden bits of scenery as you go around! Children will have great fun ‘driving’ with mum or dad.

[box]Top Tip:  Michael Jackson returns in the all-new Captain EO show… in 3D!  Great visual effects and great music make for a great grown-up treat.[/box]

Recommended Dining…

Disneyland© Paris Dining LogoPizza Planet ©Disney/Pixar

Inspired by Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story, this all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant is perfect for a lunchtime bite to eat. The menu consists of salads, pastas and pizzas, with cold drinks included in the set price. There’s even a Toy Story themed play area!


special offers logo - copyright disneyland parisSpecial Offers and Best Hotels

There are often unbeatable special offers on Disneyland Paris including free accommodation and park tickets for kids. Make sure you check out the current Disneyland Paris deals.


Disneyland Paris Hotels logo copyright Disneyland ParisWhere to Stay & Tips for Parents

Before you book, you should check out our favourite Disneyland Paris Hotels, and read our tips on visiting Disneyland Paris with Toddlers and Young Children.


My tips on visiting Disneyland Paris with Young Children are based on first-hand research exploring Disneyland Paris, made possible thanks to those lovely folks over at Disneyland Paris and Eurostar.

Written by Janis P.

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