Here’s everything you need to know about Aloha Isle at Disney World before your visit to the happiest place on earth.
A trip to Disney would not be complete without a trip to Aloha Isles for a classic pineapple dole whip float. If you’ve never tried one of the resort’s famous dole whip floats, you are definitely missing a treat!
Next time you head to Magic Kingdom, make sure you stop off here – you definitely won’t regret it.
The Lowdown On Aloha Isle
First things first, if you are after something substantial to eat, Aloha Isles isn’t the place. If it’s a quick bite of a sugary pineapple Dole Whip float you are craving, however, you are in luck. A Dole Whip is a popular frozen treat that is blended with sweet flavors, including the aforementioned pineapple flavor, as well as vanilla and raspberry, too.
Perfect for cooling the kids down after a morning exploring the resort, these floats from Aloha Isle are a famous staple of the Orlando resort and certainly shouldn’t be missed by anyone!
Besides serving the famous Dole Whip, Aloha Isle also provides refreshing pineapple juice and water. Although the menu is limited, it’s a popular stop for many people.
Therefore, like many places in the Magic Kingdom, you might need to queue at Aloha Isle. But let us tell ya, it’s 100% worth it.
The Aloha Isle Menu
The Aloha Isle menu consists of:
Pineapple Float with Tiki Sipper
DOLE Pineapple Juice served with a choice of Pineapple DOLE Whip, Vanilla DOLE Whip, or Swirl
DOLE Pineapple Juice
Choice of Pineapple DOLE Whip, Vanilla DOLE Whip or Swirl
Raspberry Swirl Float
Raspberry-Pineapple Swirl DOLE Whip served with Pineapple Juice
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Choice of DOLE Whip Pineapple, DOLE Whip Vanilla, or Swirl
Pineapple-Orange-Guava Juice, Coconut Soft-serve, and an Upside-down Pineapple Cake Pop
Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup
Pineapple DOLE Whip, Vanilla DOLE Whip, or Swirl
Coconut or Coconut and DOLE Whip Pineapple Swirl
Raspberry Swirl Cup
Raspberry-Pineapple Swirl DOLE Whip
Pierre Mon Ami Float
Blueberry and Vanilla Swirled Soft-serve Pineapple Float
DOLE® Pineapple Juice
DASANI® Bottled Water
This menu isn’t exhaustive. The eatery also offers seasonal delights and sweet treats, so be sure to be on the lookout for these when you visit.
Finding Aloha Isle
Aloha Isle is a quick service location based right next to the Enchanted Tiki Room and just across the road from the Magic Carpets of Aladdin. It’s the perfect location to grab something sweet, as well as being close to some of the most popular rides in the entire park.
Visiting Aloha Isle: Our Top Tips
Below we have outlined some of our top tips when it comes to visiting Aloha Isle:
- Aloha Isle is one of the most popular stops in Magic Kingdom for a sweet fix. Therefore, you should expect some queues. However, there are times it is relatively quiet. If you want to skip the lines of hungry visitors, the best times to visit are between 10 am and 11 am or 2 pm and 4 pm when it’s not as busy.
- Reservations are not accepted, so, therefore, aim to visit the eatery at the quieter times we have mentioned or be prepared for a bit of a wait.
- Aloha Isle is ideal for grabbing a quick drink to take with you on the go. As well as the sweet treats, the eateries offer chilled bottles of water as well as their delicious pineapple juice. Keeping both you and the kids hydrated is important during the warm Florida temperatures. Therefore, you should make sure you grab a few bottles to take with you on the go.
- Please note there is no character dining at Aloha Isle.
- Due to Aloha Isles being so close to Adventureland, home to some of the most popular rides at Disney, one person can pop to Aloha Isle while the rest of the party queue up for a go on the rides!
- At Aloha Isles, visitors have the option to order from the mobile app or in person. Don’t worry about your pineapple Dole Whip melting under the scorching Florida sun, however. If you do order via the app, staff will not make your request until you are at the window to ensure it doesn’t spoil and turn to liquid before you get a chance to taste it.
Does Aloha Isle serve main meals?
No, ALoha Isles is known for its tasty desserts and cooling Dole Whip. There’s also the fresh pineapple juice, which makes a refreshing beverage under the heat of the Flordia sun.
How much is a Dole Whip at Disney World?
At the time of writing, the price of a pineapple Dole Whip float is $5.99 at Aloha Isle.
What’s the difference between Dole Whip and ice cream?
Dole Whip and ice cream have the same consistency and a very similar taste. However, the key difference between them is a Dole Whip from Aloha Isle does not use any milk products.
If you are planning on spending the day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, a quick stop at Aloha Isle should most definitely be on your list of places to visit.
The only problem is, you might find yourself coming back for more – these Dole Whips can be quite addictive!
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