Islands of Adventure at Universal Information & Attractions
Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios has amusement park thrill rides for the adrenaline junkie and thrill seekers in your family. Every roller coaster at Islands of Adventure has a movie-themed storyline like The Hulk Coaster or the Spiderman The Ride. All of Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure attractions are state-of-the-art and combine your favorite movies or cartoon characters with impressive, action-packed rides. Some of the park favorites are: The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride, Dueling Dragons, the Jurassic Park River Adventure and Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges.
If you are interested in thrills, spills, and chills, along with constant entertainment and great fun for everyone, Universal's Islands of Adventure is the place for you. Islands of Adventure is home to the best Roller Coasters in the country, and is a favorite for kids and adults alike.
Also, while you are at Islands of Adventure, visit the newest attraction..Harry Potter Park or The Wizarding World of Harry Potter...Harry Potter Park has been open since June 18th and has been Islands of Adventure's biggest hit since it opened....Below is just a few of the attractions that you will see at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter or Harry Potter Park!
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter...Now Open
Marvel at the blazing Goblet of Fire and the shing Triwizard Cup as you take on the Dragon Challenge. Choose your "dragon": an aggresive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail. Then climb aboard and hold on tight as the two dragons twist, loop, and nearly collide with each other in an interwining roller coaster chase across the sky. Dragon Challenge is actually two high-speed roller coasters - each "dragon" is a completly different ride
|Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Enter through the towering castle gates and make your way through the familiar passageways and corriders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You'll visit iconic locations such as Dumbledore's office, the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom, the Gryffindor common room, the Room of Requirements and more.
Then get ready to soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures! This amazing new attraction uses groundbreaking, state-os-the-art technology (and a little magic) to create a one of a kind ride experience.
|Flight of the Hippogriff
Pass by Hagrid's hut and follow his instructions as you learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse. Then it's time to take a "training flight" aboard the Flight of the Hippogriff, an enchanting family coaster woven from wicker and decorated with fluttering leaves representing feathers. Bow as you approach the "real" Hippogriff, and then your spiraling and diving around the pumpkin patch, and swooping past Hagrid's hut.
Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando Attractions
|The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man
An eye-popping, pulse-pounding, first-of-its-kind 3-D simulation Ride. Your Spidey-Senses will tingle, as you swing high above the city streets.
Be prepared to see, hear and feel the action. The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man is the first ever combination of moving, motion-based ride vehicles, 3-D film and live action, join Spider Man on his most amazing 3-D adventure ever.
|The Hulk Coaster
You'll be transformed by the slingshot Gamma Ray booster as you go from 0-to-40 miles-per-hour in two seconds and launch into the Incredible Hulk Coaster.
You'll feel the power of the jade giant himself when you get blasted out with the full-throttle thrust of an F-16 fighter jet. It's just the blazing start of a thunderous roll through the air at speeds of up to 60 mph. You'll be flung up to 110 feet in the air and then go plummeting toward earth on drops as far down as 105 feet. You'll go weightless on a Zero-G roll, go below water and above buildings. And when it's all over, you'll know what it's like being green.
|Doctor Doom's Fear Fall
Get ready for the kind of gut wrenching, blood-draining white-faced fear you thought only existed in the comic books.
Power crazed Doctor Doom, the most sinister Super-Villain ever to challenge the Fantastic Four, has a new scheme to conquer the world. This time, he wants to drain your fear in order to vanquish his foes. Try to hold on as he launches you up thru 200 menacing feet of steel, only to send you on the most dreadful plunge of your life in Doctor Doom's Fearfall.
Help the X-Men's super hero Storm™ battle the evil Magneto™ as she summons the powers of nature in a whirling, twirling, spinning power generator!
|Rip Saw Falls
There are dastardly deeds afloat and you're placed in the thick of it all. Snidely Whiplash, the villainous scoundrel, has made off with our fair damsel Nell Fenwick. Our hero, Dudley Do-Right, is on the chase.
It's an outlandish adventure on the high frontier when you join your favorite Canadian Mountie on a flume ride that takes you 15 feet below the water in a madcapped melodrama of mayhem. You'll slide, sling and slosh through scene after scene of calamity as you smash, splash and blast your way through Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls.
|Popeye And Bluto's Bilge Rat Barge
Hang on for 'yer life land-lubbers, Bluto's swiped Olive Oyl and Popeye's getting steamed up. There's outrageous chaos in store for everyone when you travel to Sweethaven and hop aboard Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges for a sloshy, twisting, churning, hair-raising white-knuckle raft ride.
|Jurassic Park River Adventure
Take an unforgettable river raft ride to witness dinosaurs living in their natural habitats. But just as you begin to enjoy the scenery, you find out the fences are down and the Raptors have broken loose. You come face to face with an enormous T-Rex, and your only escape is an 85-foot plunge down the longest water descent ever built, in total darkness! This is one water ride you do not want to miss.
Seuss Landing is the park's "kiddy land". The island is themed after the wonderful works of Dr. Seuss. Rides include 'One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish', the Caro-Seuss-el, the Cat in the Hat, and If I Ran the Zoo.
Would you gladly agree to a day filled with glee from there to here, from here to there, funny things everywhere? You'll find this and much more at the wondrous Seuss Landing.
|Dragon Challenge at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.......Formally Dueling Dragons
Out from the ruins of a once majestic castle comes the fury of the dark ages. And you have been chosen to vanquish the beasts.
Mount one of two Dragons in the world's first inverted, dual-track, near-miss roller coaster air battle at Dragon Challenge. You'll soar up to 125 feet in the air and travel at speeds of 55 miles-per-hour on one of two distinct, yet simultaneously running tracks that put you unbelievably close to collision.
Take up the mighty quest and challenge your bravery on Dragon Challenge.