Disney World 4 Le$$: Miniature Golf

Disney World for less Miniature Golf

Disney World has so many activities to keep your family entertained beyond the gates of their theme parks. Fortunately for the cheapskates, many of their entertainment options are far less than the price of park tickets. You won’t be entertained as long as a full Magic Kingdom day, but you can certainly can fill up a morning or an afternoon. Mini golf, anyone?!

Disney World has two different miniature golf courses on property with prices under $20 per person. Compared to other Disney prices, that’s a steal.  

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Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf

At Fantasia Gardens, you and the kids will putt your way through five scenes featuring tutu-clad hippos, marching broomsticks and pirouetting ostriches. This course is perfect for families and beginner golfers.

Fairways Miniature Golf is more challenging. Resembling a traditional golf course built on a miniature scale, this course emphasizes skill over chance. Sand traps, bunkers, water hazards and sloping greens make the Fantasia Fairways Miniature Golf Course an exciting challenge, where par-3 and par-5 holes range in length from 63 to 109 feet long.

Both courses are located in the Epcot Resort area by the WDW Swan Hotel.

2017 prices are $12 for children ages 2-9 and $14 for everyone over age 10.

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways location and price

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf

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Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

Situated right next to Blizzard Beach Water Park is Winter Summerland. The elves built two distinctly different 18–hole golf experiences: a sand course named “Summer” and a snow course named “Winter.”

On the Summer Course, putt among surfboards, sand castles and ornaments hanging from palm trees, peppermint-striped inner tubes, snapping clam shells and a melting snowman. Disney advises you try not to wake sleeping Santa buried in the sand!

On the Winter Course, watch out for Squirty the Snowman, who sprays water at golfers when golf balls pass beneath him. Holiday themed obstacles include giant peppermints, hockey sticks and the drawbridge of a fantastical, melting castle. The courses combine for the last holes, and after sinking the last putt on Hole 18, you will receive a special message from Santa Claus, courtesy of the WinterNet.

The courses are located next to Blizzard Beach water Park. 

2017 prices are $12 for children ages 2-9 and $14 for everyone over age 10.

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Disney World Winter Summerland prices and location

Disney Winter Summerland for kids

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Discounts

Ask about a second round of golf for 50% off on the same day.

Disney World Annual and Seasonal Passholders receive 15% off miniature golf for the passholder and three of their guests.

Disney Vacation Club Members receive 15% off miniature golf for members and up to three guests.

Magic Your Way Ticket ticket holders with the Water Park Fun & More option can use one or more of your “visits” for one round of miniature golf at either golf course before 4:00 p.m.

        Cheapskate tip: Because the cost of mini golf is so low compared to other ticket prices, like the water parks, this wouldn’t be the best use of your money. 

If you purchase a Magic Your Way Vacation Package, these include a voucher valid for one round of miniature golf at either golf courses. You will receive one voucher per room.

Purchase a Magic Your Way Premium or Platinum vacation package, and you will receive unlimited miniature golf at no additional charge.

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Winter Summerland prices

Miniature golf for under $15 per person. In terms of Disney World pricing, that’s a pretty good deal. 

Both courses are open 10 am to 11 pm daily. 

We have a full list of activities for a day where you don’t have park tickets, we call this a “free day,” including activities that start at completely free and go up to fairly expensive experiences. There’s something here for all budget levels. 

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Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you out on the mini golf course…doing Disney for Le$$. 

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Amanda Major CheapskatePrincess.comAmanda Major is the creator of cheapskateprincess.com. She remembers her first visit to Magic Kingdom like it was yesterday, because she had a ham sandwich tucked in her shorts pocket. The whole family snuck in their lunch; you can’t make that kinda stuff up. 40 years worth of trips to Orlando later, she is still trying to save money on vacations.

Amanda is a Disney Vacation Club Member and Annual Pass holder. Her amazing husband, band director Carl Major, plus three teen children and two dogs keep her busy. Amanda teaches Leadership to high school seniors in the almost-coastal town of Foley, Alabama. Read about her cheapskating local vacations with this link. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, walking somewhere, or paddling a kayak. Life is indeed a blast. 

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