Jumpin Jellyfish Overview | California Adventure Attractions

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A gentle parachute-style ride that offers great views of Paradise Gardens Park for the whole family.

Jumpin Jellyfish Details

Disneyland Resort Park California Adventure
Location in Park Paradise Gardens Park
Height Restrictions 40″ or taller
Age Interests Preschoolers, Kids, Tweens
Thrill Type Small Drops
Hours 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Wait Times Low to Moderate
Lightning Lane No
Accessibility Information Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV

Attraction Overview

Jumpin' Jellyfish Attraction
Jumpin’ Jellyfish Attraction

This ride, designed for kids and families, lifts guests up 40 feet in the air before gently descending back down, simulating the movement of a jellyfish bobbing up and down in the ocean. The ride gives a brief but breathtaking aerial view of the park and its surroundings.

Jumpin' Jellyfish At Night
Jumpin’ Jellyfish At Night

The ride features vibrant, colorful sea-themed decorations that enhance the overall experience. Each parachute is attached to a brightly colored “jellyfish” and the entire structure is lit up with cheerful neon lights, making it a visual treat, especially at night. The ride is also accompanied by playful, undersea music that adds to the jovial ambiance.


Where to find Jumpin Jellyfish at California Adventure
Where to find Jumpin Jellyfish at California Adventure

Location & Wait Times

Jumpin’ Jellyfish is conveniently located near other popular attractions such as The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure and Goofy’s Sky School, making it easy to include in your park itinerary.

Wait times for this attraction can vary, but generally, it’s one of the less crowded rides in the park. On average, guests may wait around 15-20 minutes, but this can increase during peak times.

Queue Experience

While the queue for Jumpin’ Jellyfish isn’t as immersive as some of the other Disney attractions, it still offers a pleasant waiting experience. The line winds through a lovely garden area filled with lush greenery, providing a peaceful environment as you wait for your turn.

From the queue, you can watch the ride in action, which can be quite entertaining, especially for younger children. As you move closer to the front of the line, you’ll notice the detailed theming of the ride, with vibrant colors and undersea decorations that set the stage for the adventure ahead.

Jumpin’ Jellyfish is a charming and enjoyable ride that provides a fun diversion for families visiting Disney’s California Adventure Park. With its gentle movements, awesome views, and delightful theming, it’s a ride that leaves guests of all ages with a smile on their face.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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