Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters (Disneyland Resort)

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The evil Emperor Zurg is on a quest to steal batteries from helpless creatures throughout the universe! It's up to you to help Buzz Lightyear defeat him and his minions with your very own laser cannon. Those whose scores impress Star Command will be promoted to the coveted rank of Space Ranger!

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Location: Tomorrowland.
Ride Type: Interactive slow-moving dark ride.
Height Req.: None.
Fastpass: No.
Single Rider: No.
Child Swap: No.
Avg. Wait*: 25-30 minutes.
Ride Length: 4 minutes and 30 seconds.
Ride Capacity: 3 people fit per car but each car is equipped with only 2 blasters. Two children may ride with one adult. A child can also sit with two adults.
Operating Hours: Park opening to park closing.
 
*Wait times my vary widely on a number of factors including crowd levels, showtimes, and hour of the day.
  • Utilize FastPass for a shorter wait.
  • The stand-by wait is usually shorter early in the morning and MUCH shorter later in the evening.
  • Round and square targets are the most common targets in the ride and thus reward the LOWEST amount of points. Triangles and diamonds are usually in harder to hit spaces and thus reward much HIGHER amounts of points.
  • A secret high-scoring target can be found in a small hole between Emperor Zurg’s chest plate pieces at the beginning and end of the attraction.
  • Your photo is taken on this attraction; you can e-mail your on-ride photos (with scores) for FREE to yourself or friends and family from the kiosks at the attraction exit. Save time and email it to yourself and then forward the email to everybody you want when you get home! The photos are not available for purchase.

Fun Facts

  • This attraction opened on March 17, 2005 with another grand opening on May 4, 2005 for the 50th Anniversary kickoff.
  • The building that houses this attraction was formerly used as the queue for the Rocket Rods attraction. It also housed the Circle Vision attraction until it closed in 1997.
  • Disneyland guests can team up and defend the galaxy with an online partner. When people play the game online from a computer, their scores online activate targets inside the attraction that only the on-ride player they are teamed with can hit to earn more points! You can play online 24 hours a day at disneyland.com/buzz.
  • The Buzz featured at the beginning of the attraction is an Audio-Animatronic with a projected face.


Safety and Accessibility

  • Safety Considerations: Young children should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes. A special wheelchair accessible vehicle is available. Guests must transfer from ECV to an available wheelchair. Simply ask a Cast Member at the location for assistance.
  • Hearing Disability Services: No.
  • Visual Disability Services: No.
  • Service Animals: Allowed.

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The ride utilizes an Omnimover system and is a combination of a dark ride and shooting gallery. The vehicles also feature a joystick that allows the vehicles to turn 360 degrees. The highest possible displayable score in the ride vehicle is 999,999, although your on-ride photo will display your actual score if it’s higher than that.

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