• Antique Carrousel
  • The Whip
  • Cedar Creek Cannonball
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Family Rides & Family Fun

Planet Snoopy is a great place for families to enjoy themselves at Dorney Park, but the fun does not stop there! Over ten family rides can meet both you and your child's fun-filling needs. Whether it is riding the breathtaking Ferris Wheel or spinning in circles on the Tilt-A-Whirl, there is fun for everyone at Dorney Park!
Antique Carrousel
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Antique Carrousel
This 1921 Dentzel carrousel, featuring a 66-piece menagerie and two chariots, makes for a classic ride with the family.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
Apollo
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Apollo
Take flight in your very own two-passenger spacecraft! Apollo is a circular ride that rotates while alternately lifting and then dropping the cars relative to the center of the ride.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
Cedar Creek Cannonball
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Cedar Creek Cannonball
All aboard! This old-fashioned replica steam engine provides you with a relaxing round-trip featuring views of Thunder Canyon, Hang Time and Talon.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
Chance Carousel
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Chance Carousel
Enjoy a selection of thirty animals – including a dragon – that move up and down, plus two carriages, while listening to traditional carousel music on this merry-go-round.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
Ferris Wheel
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Ferris Wheel
Step into a suspended gondola with up to five of your friends or family members to indulge in a soothing ride and breathtaking view of Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom from as high as 90 feet, which is especially spectacular at night.
Height Requirement: 48" or accompanied by a responsible person
Rider Safety: No single riders
Monster
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Monster
You won’t know which way is up as you get spun by the Monster’s tentacles in three different directions at once. Try t reclaim control of your car’s rotation by leaning with your partner.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person.
Musik Express
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Musik Express
Prepare to zoom as this circular ride takes you on a rolling up and down table. The centrifugal force will thrill you as it pushes you to the outer side of each car.
Height Requirement: 52" - 78", under 52" must be accompanied by a responsible person
Rider Safety: Guests under 8 years old should be accompanied by a supervising companion.
Road Rally
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Road Rally
Take the wheel of your own sports car! A driver and passenger leisurely stroll over a highway-themed track located along Cedar Creek.
Height Requirement: 48" or accompanied by a responsible person
Scrambler
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Scrambler
Get scrambled around in your rotating car amongst three sweep arms that change force and direction rapidly with strong acceleration.
Height Requirement: 48" in shoes, 36” – 48” must be accompanied by a responsible person
Rider Safety: No single riders
Sea Dragon
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Sea Dragon
Ahoy! This 60-foot-long Viking-themed ship swings you back and forth, producing the sensation of weightlessness like you’re riding troubled waves on the high seas with your crew.
Height Requirement: 48" or accompanied by a responsible person
Thunder Canyon
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
Thunder Canyon
You are likely to get drenched – in the best way – with up to seven other people as you are propelled by approximately one million gallons of water along a 1,640-foot-long family adventure. This river rapids ride spins and thrashes your raft through waterfalls and geysers.
Height Requirement: 46"
Thunder Creek Mountain
Level 4 - High Thrill
Thunder Creek Mountain
Built into the natural hillside, this water flume ride takes you on a relaxing yet exciting cruise through shady landscape then ends in a big splash!
Height Requirement: 46", 36” – 46” must be accompanied by a responsible person
Tilt-a-Whirl
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Tilt-a-Whirl
Spin about in this revolving platform ride that also moves up and down while your car individually pivots.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
Rider Safety: Guests under 6 years old should be accompanied by a supervising companion.
Wave Swinger
Level 3 - Moderate Thrill
Wave Swinger
Let the wind blow through your hair as you get pulled 13 feet up and down in a wave-like motion on these elevated hanging swings that rotate in a circular motion.
Height Requirement: 48"
Whip
Level 2 - Mild Thrill
Whip
Travel in a cart along an oval track that “whips” you around 180-degree turns on this timeless ride that continues to entertain families.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person
White Water Landing
Level 5 - Aggressive Thrill
White Water Landing
An invigorating flume ride that plunges you down an 80-foot, 50-degree angle drop at speeds of 40 miles per hour, creating a giant wave that not only soaks you, but onlookers as well.
Height Requirement: 48"
Zephyr
Level 1 - Low Thrill
Zephyr
Board this miniature, one-of-a-kind train for a pleasantly scenic trip around the park that ends where it begins.
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a responsible person