Electronic Convenience Vehicles and wheelchairs are available to rent at Wheels 4 Rent located near the front gate on a first-come, first-served basis. Riders should look for the wheelchair and transfer symbols at each ride to determine if the attraction is suitable for them.
Guests in a wheelchair may use the designated crosswalk located between the Enterprise and the 5-D Cinema Store.
Certified service animals accompanying designated owners are welcome at Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay. Service animals are not permitted on rides and must remain with a non-riding member of the party while the owner is on a ride. No other animals are permitted.
You should not ride our attractions if you have a neck, back or bone condition. Guests with a cast or brace will not be allowed to ride those attractions where the cast or brace does not fit properly in the ride vehicle, presents a hazard to other guests, or will not allow proper rider posture.
Guests with a prosthesis of any kind must ensure the device is properly worn, secured and will remain in place during the attraction cycle. The prosthesis must fit so that it does not become dislodged or stuck in any area of the ride or vehicle.
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay welcomes all guests. Team members are available at Guest Services to answer any specific questions you may have.
When planning your visit to the park, please be aware of the following sensory stimuli:
If you need to take a moment in a quiet resting space, the Health Services building in the Carousel Courtyard is available for two members of your party during the operating day.
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay encourages our guests to RIDE SMART! The following resources are provided at each attraction to enhance your ride experience:
Rider requirements, including height, weight and posture, are set by the ride manufacturer and state law. Our operators and lifeguards will enforce these requirements; we suggest that you become familiar with them before riding.
All riders must properly use restraint systems. Riders with a larger frame, guests with certain disabilities, and those who have casts or braces may not safely fit into the restraint system and so are not permitted to ride. Riders are not allowed to tamper with or disable a restraint system.
Riders will experience slow speeds, low heights and gentle motions.
Riders will experience moderate speeds and heights with some unanticipated changes in direction.
Riders will experience high speeds and extreme heights with sudden and intense changes in direction.
Low speed and/or shallow water attractions. Passive water fun for supervised toddlers and youngsters and those who just want to get wet and relax.
Moderate thrill rides and/or water depth to 48”. For inexperienced riders, beginner swimmers, and supervised children. Some rider control and maneuvering required. Not recommended for toddlers.
Aggressive ride action requiring rider control and/or strong swimming skills. Deep water may be encountered. Physical activity may be strenuous. Not recommended for anyone with any kind of health or medical limitation.
Wheelchair symbol identifies attractions that a guest may ride while remaining in a wheelchair.
Transfer symbol identifies attractions that a guest may ride if able to transfer from a wheelchair to the ride vehicle or attraction by him/herself or with assistance from a member of the party. Guest must be able to complete the loading and unloading process, which may involve standing, step(s) up or down, or a slight incline. All riders must meet rider requirements and be able to maintain rider posture for the duration of the ride.
Indicates the requirement of a supervising companion who meets all rider requirements, is at least 14 years old and able to make sure child follows safety instructions. To ride with a supervising companion, the rider must be able to brace to maintain seated position and must remain seated at all times with back against seat, facing forward with feet in front. Indicates minimum height to ride alone.
Rider must be able to maintain an upright position, with back against seat, facing forward with feet in front and able to brace for stopping. Rider must be able to maintain proper riding position lying on back, feet first with legs crossed at the ankles with either: hands behind head or neck with fingers locked, arms hugging ears, and elbows pointing towards the front OR arms crossed over chest with hands on opposite shoulders. You should not ride if you: have neck back or bone injury; have heart trouble or high blood pressure; are pregnant; have had recent surgery or a pre-existing illness.
+ Two full natural legs, one full natural arm
++ Two legs, natural or prosthetic, one full natural arm
+++ One full natural leg and any amputation must be below the knee
‡ Two full natural arms, and two legs to the knee OR one full natural arm and two full natural legs.
* Must be within arm's reach of supervising companion.
Maximum weight for single rider.
Maximum weight for 2 or more riders.
The supervising companion must meet all rider requirements, be at least 14 years old, and be able to ensure that the child follows safety instructions. To ride with a supervising companion, rider must be able to brace to maintain seated position and must remain seated at all times by facing forward with feet in front of him/her.