Here’s a friendly PSA to anyone who’s in desperate need of some action-packed iso thrills: Disneyland and Walt Disney World have released virtual rollercoasters rides that bring the theme park’s best attractions into the comfort of our own homes.
Yep, now you don’t have to travel halfway across the globe to ride some of the best rollercoasters ever created. Just settle in and watch the official POV videos of rides like Big Thunder Mountain and The Incredicoaster.
If you’ve ever spent any amount of time researching Disney rides, you’ll know that this kind of POV video isn’t a new thing. There are literally hundreds of videos showing off the rides, uploaded by eager fans who dared to hold phones or cameras as they raced along the tracks.
The difference is that these new videos are official, and the production quality is through the roof. Now we can finally get a good sense of what it’s like to ride these rollercoasters — and what it’s like is “amazing”.
So far Disney has released three POV videos, with plans to add more soon. Check them out below:
Big Thunder Mountain is a long-time Disneyland fave that takes you deep into an abandoned mine shaft, through sweeping canyons and the mysterious town of Tumbleweed.[media_embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2V7CAo6004[/media_embed]
Team up with Mr and Mrs Incredible, Violet, Dash, Jack-Jack, and Edna on the Incredicoaster, the fastest ride at Disneyland Resort.[media_embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiQHOi9eAVc[/media_embed]
Or explore Andy’s backyard in the Toy Story ride Slinky Dog Dash.[media_embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oqkZbkZ6gg[/media_embed]
The videos will also teach you some neat trivia about each of the rides, which fans will love. But let’s be real: you’re here for the rollercoaster vibes.
Fingers crossed for a Space Mountain video or something from Galaxy’s Edge coming soon!
(Lead image: Disney / supplied)
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Alana is the staff writer on AWOL who thinks the best way to travel is by taking spontaneous detours and stopping at every local bakery to try the cakes. She writes a lot about Australian TV, Big Things, cursed food, and theme parks. You can follow her on Instagram @alana.dotcom. It’s mostly dogs she meets along the way.