10 Experience Gift Ideas Kids Will Love At Disney World

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A growing trend is to gift kids “experiences” instead of “stuff” toys for birthdays and holidays. When you’re planning a trip to Disney, why not get them excited by sharing something that they get to do. We’ve put together a solid list to give you a starting point for experience gift ideas that your kids will love to receive!

Experiences Are Customizable

Did you know that Disney offers experiences that range all budgets, including both time and financial? You’re going to be able to create something that is so much more exciting and memorable than a knick-knack could ever do. In fact, some of the coolest gifts come from the heart and will show how much you know your family!

Experiences are Subjective

Taking into consideration the age and interests of your kids will give you license to create something awesome. Our goal with this list is to start the creative juices flowing in order to really see what kind of fun you can get up to.

Experience Gift Ideas Kids Will Love At Disney World

Unique Tours

  • Disney’s Family Magic Tour
  • Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
  • Private VIP Tours
  • Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour
  • Up Close with Rhinos

Nature Experiences

  • Caring for Giants
  • Epcot Seas Adventures – Aqua Tour
  • Starlight Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Wanyama Safari
  • Wild Africa Trek

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Playtime

  • Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
  • Captain Hook’s Pirate Crew
  • Character Couture
  • Perfectly Princess Tea Party
  • Pirate Adventure Cruises
  • Pirates & Pals Fireworks Voyage
  • Wonderland Tea Party at 1900 Park Fare

R&R

Disney Springs Activities

Aerophile −The World Leader in Balloon Flight
NBA Experience
The VOID: Step Beyond Reality
Vintage Amphicar & Italian Water Taxi Tours

Fort Wilderness Activities

Archery
Canoe Rentals
Carriage Rides*
Horseback Trail Rides*
Pony Rides
Wagon Rides*
Wilderness Back Trail Adventure


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Golfing

Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Golf Course
Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course
Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course
Disney’s Palm Golf Course
Golf Lessons

Mini Golf

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf
Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

Port Orleans Activities

Carriage Rides*

Spas & Spa Treatments

Character Couture
Mandara Spa
Senses Spa

Water Sports & Boating

Fishing – Dockside
Fishing – Guided Excursions
Specialty Cruises
Surfing – Group Lessons
Surfing – Private Sessions


So many options! Remember to do your research, as many of the offerings have minimum ages while others may only be scheduled certain times of the week and have to be reserved in advance.

What would you add to the list? Let me know over on Instagram @ StepstoMagic

I’m Dustin Fuhs, a theme park fanatic that has created this platform to showcase my passion, tools and opinions to create a fun and interactive experience for everyone who visits. My goal is to help you and your family have the most magical experience at Walt Disney World. In reading my articles and ideas, I hope that you can find some fantastic ways to bring your dreams into reality!
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