Disney Trivia: The First Trackless Dark Ride

mickey & minnie's runaway railway

June 2, 2020

Written by: Jim Smith

Hello friends. Store your valuables in the pouch beneath your seat, and come along on Disney’s first trackless dark ride attraction. 

Trackless dark ride attractions have been improving and gaining popularity, with Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway being the most recent additions to the roster.

For this trivia question, can you name the very first trackless dark ride attraction?

And the answer is:

Pooh’s Hunny Hunt

Pooh’s Hunny Hunt opened in Tokyo Disneyland in September 2000. It was Walt Disney Imagineering’s first trackless dark ride, and is considered by many to still be the best.  Guests in the attraction ride in trackless “hunny pots” to embark on a zig zag journey through the Hundred Acre Wood. Riders search for “hunny” with Pooh, bounce with Tigger, tangle with some Heffalumps and Woozles, and eventually end up in Pooh’s bedroom for a nap. The sudden whimsical movements of the individual hunny pots would not be possible in a traditional tracked system.

Check out our list of all trackless Disney Parks dark rides across the globe!

How about you? Do you have a favorite dark ride, regardless of the technology? What type of dark ride experience would you like to see Disney develop? Feel free to reach out with a message on social: Instagram Facebook X

Follow Facts and Figment

Facts and Figment Newsletter!

Signup here if you'd like us to share occasional tidbits (we won't be constantly spamming you)!

Subscription Form

Facts and Figment Travel Planning!

We will help you get to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Aulani – A Disney Resort and Spa. FREE FOR YOU!

More Information >>

Facts and Figment Newsletter!

Signup here if you'd like us to share occasional tidbits (we won't be constantly spamming you)!

Subscription Form