Here Are Some Tips For Avoiding Motion Sickness on EPCOT’s Newest Thrill Ride

In true EPCOT fashion, the Disney Park’s latest thrill ride is revolutionary, space-themed, and apparently a nightmare for those prone to motion sickness.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

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By now, it’s no secret that Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is responsible for making a lot of Guests feel queasy, and many fans are asking themselves, “Will this attraction make me sick if I ride it?” Unfortunately, there’s only one way to find out.

Everybody’s tolerance for spinning, reverse launches, and visual effects is different. What makes one person feel sick may not affect someone else at all.

What we can say is that Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind has made enough Guests sick for the Walt Disney World Resort theme park to install paper bag stations at the ride’s exit. One Guest captured the aftermath of someone else’s unlucky time after riding the attraction.


Cosmic Rewind Trashcans are just built different. Protip: don’t sit in rows 7,8,9 or 10 and never ever look at the ? of you get motion sick. #cosmicrewind #epcotrides #walruscarp

♬ original sound – Kirk • Theme Park Expert

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As you can see, this ride can have a…messy aftermath, to be crass. However, if you’d like to give this attraction a shot despite any motion sickness concerns, there are some preventative measures you can take!

The TikTok user who posted this video writes, “Protip: don’t sit in rows 7,8,9 or 10 and never ever look at the [moon if] you get motion sick.”

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

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Over on the Walt Disney World subReddit, Disney fans are also swapping advice for experiencing Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind without falling victim to motion sickness.

One Reddit user advises Guests to have ginger chew candies and Dramamine on hand for attractions such as Cosmic Rewind.

Another Reddit user advises looking straight forward as the ride vehicle moves. They write,

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It’s worth noting that across discussions, many fans say this attraction is a must-ride Disney experience at least once in a Guest’s lifetime!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.