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Child Swap

Even though this is not a ride you can experience an attraction that may be too intense for a little one and not lose your place in line. With Child Swap, you wait in line with your group, someone stays behind with the little one while the rest of the group experiences the ride, then the one who waited can ride the ride also without waiting in line. All of the rides at Universal Studios Florida employ the Child Swap program except for the Hogwarts Express.

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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

This is the first attraction you come across. Put on your 3D Minion glasses and join Gru, Margo, Edith, and Agnes in this fun motion-simulated ride that’s packed with minion mischief. You will be trained to become a Minion as you dive into Gru’s house and lab. 

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Simulated Drops

 

Shrek 4D

Join Shrek and Donkey on an adventure set after the first film. Princess Fiona is kidnapped by Lord Farquaad’s ghost who attempts to marry her. However, the only way to marry her is she becomes a ghost too! So Shrek and Donkey are on a quest to save Fiona’s life. 

  • Height: Kid Friendly
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Ride with Small Simulated Drops

 

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

Are you ready for a thrilling ride? Here you will climb 90 degrees straight up the height of 17 stories only to plunge to speeds of 65 mph! Choose your music while you experience the thrill ride of your life!

  • Height: Between 51 to 79 inches
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Intense
  • Ride Type: Thrill Ride Big Drops

 

New York 

In the New York section, you will get immersed in the classic New York of the 1930s through 50s. Here you’ll find The Revenge of The Mummy ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Transformers the 3D ride.

Transformers

Help Optimus Prime fight Megatron and the Decepticons to protect the Allspark in this 3D simulated ride. Michael Bay’s Transformers movie is recreated into a truly realistic and immersive experience.

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Simulated Drops

 

Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon

Want a quick tour of New York with your favorite host Jimmy Fallon? Here is your chance, climb in and watch as you and the audience race the Tonight Show host through, below, and above New York. See the highlights and experience New York like never before.

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Simulated Drops

 

Revenge of The Mummy

As you venture to explore Egyptian artifacts, you are then confronted by the Imhotep and he exacts his revenge on you by placing a curse. Race through forward and backward to escape his clutches in this dark ride.

  • Height: 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: Thrill Dark Ride with Medium Drops

 

San Francisco

In the San Francisco section, you will see recreated a few of the classic features of the city. You’ll stroll past the Fisherman’s Wharf sign, see Ghirardelli Square, and see a recreated shark that was caught in the movie Jaws hanging. You can also cruise in the Fast & Furious – Supercharged ride.

Fast & Furious Supercharged

Check out the headquarters of the Fast & Furious with props from the movies and exotic cars. Follow along with DominicToretto, Roman Pearce, Letty Ortiz, and Luke Hobbs as they protect and save a member of their team from an international crime cartel in this motion simulated adventure. 

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Simulated Drops

  

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Both parks offer a wealth of opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. From the purple, triple-decker Knight Bus with an actual talking shrunken head, you’ll see Platform 9 3/4Diagon AlleyWeasley’s Wizard Wheezes, a huge fire-breathing dragon, the Hogwarts Express in Kings Cross Station, and the list goes on. So many unforgettable places in the movie are also hidden in Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Remember to bring a camera and take pictures that you will enjoy many years later.

The Hogwarts Express at King’s Cross Station

Ride in the passenger car of the famous Hogwarts Express that will take you from Diagon Alley to Hogsmede. The excellent replica of the train immerses you right into the cab of Harry, Hermione and Ron traveled from the Muggle world (our world) to get to the only entirely wizarding village Hogsmeade. King’s Cross Station requires visitors to have both Universal park tickets to enjoy.

  • Height: Kid Friendly
  • Wheelchair: Yes (ECV: Yes also) 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Simulated/Real Train Ride

Harry Potter & the Escape from Gringotts

Take a trip through the lobby of Gringotts bank and behold the splendor of the grand chandelier and marbled floor. Pass by life-like goblins hard at work, journey through the corridors until you get to the underground depths of the subterranean vaults beneath Gringotts Bank. Encounter Voldemort and Bellatrix and find yourself being chased by a fire-breathing dragon.

  • Height: 42 inches or taller
  • 42 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Dark Thrill Ride with Small Simulated Drops

 

World Expo

Here you’ll find the Men In Black Alien Attack attraction and fight off aliens in a classic shootout. Fear Factor Livecast out of real-life audience members and an additional 18 picked from the audience tests your courage and skill as you compete to perform gravity-defying stunts, and face nightmarish creatures as they crawl across your skin. (This show is Temporarily Closed)

Men In Black Alien Attack

In this shoot-em-up dark ride, you get deployed by the Men in Black to help out during an alien attack. You are given lasers to take down the alien targets hiding within the streets. This is a fun ride for the family with appealing gameplay. 

  • Height: 42 inches or taller
  • 42 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Dark Spinning Ride

 

Springfield

Fans of The Simpsons will love the section devoted to the show. Here you will find Moe’s Tavern, the Krusty Burger, the Kwik-E-MartThe Simpsons Character Zone, and more. You’ll even find Chief Wiggum hanging out eating a doughnut!

The Simpsons Ride

Enjoy an over-the-top adventure with the Simpson family as you dodge and crash through Krustyland in an attempt to escape the murderous Sideshow Bob.  

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Drops

 

Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl

Kang and Kodos trick you into attacking the city of Springfield by using flying saucers. 

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Elevating and Spinning Ride

 

Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone

Watch an amazing show staring real-life animals as they entertain you with their antics in Animal Actors on Location! Meet your favorite undersea cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants in front of the SpongeBob SquarePants.

Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster

Take a trip with Woody Woodpecker on a train ride through his nuthouse. It’s a great kid’s ride.

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Roller Coaster Ride with Small Drops

 

E.T. Adventure

Help E.T. escape the police and fly through the air as you take a journey to his home planet. 

  • Height: 34 inches or taller
  • 34 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: Yes 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Elevating Dark Ride with Small Drops

Hollywood

Here you’ll walk down the iconic Hollywood Boulevard lined with the Hollywood Walk of Fame, encounter a recreation of the famous Brown Derby, behold The Borne Stuntacular show, find the Marilyn Monroe and the Diamond Bellasshow in front of a fabulous Art Deco-styled stage, watch the Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show, or enjoy a lovely meal at Mel’s Drive-In and gaze at the authentic classic cars parked in front. Keep your eyes open and you can even find the Delorean from Back to the Future parked near Doc Brown’s Train from Back to the Future III!

Islands of Adventure -Hogwarts Caslte

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Rides & Attractions

Child Swap

Even though this is not a ride you can experience an attraction that may be too intense for a little one and not lose your place in line. With Child Swap, you wait in line with your group, someone stays behind with the little one while the rest of the group experiences the ride, then the one who waited can ride the ride also without waiting in line. All of the rides at Universal Studios Florida employ the Child Swap program except for the Hogwarts Express.

Seuss Landing

Here you’ll find the beloved books of Dr. Seuss brought to life! Be sure to stop by and see Oh! The Stories You’ll Hear! show. You can also find the Seuss Character Zone and catch a couple of Things, the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, and the Grinch in person.

The Cat in the Hat

Ride through the pages of the classic book The Cat in the Hat. Here you’ll follow Sally and her brother through a crazy encounter with a Cat (in a hat) who makes a mess of their house and are left with having to clean it up before their mother gets home.

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Dark Spinning Ride

 

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Relive this famous classic book by taking in a ride in of the swooping, spinning fish. Watch and ride as fountain characters squirt in time to the music.

  • Height: Any Height
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Elevating and Spinning Ride

 

Caro-Seuss-el

Here you’ll find a variety of brightly colored Dr. Seuss characters from books that you can ride in this carousel. 

  • Height: Any Height
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Slightly Elevating and Spinning Ride

 

The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!

Take a seat as the story of the Sneetches is told in this trolley adventure. You’ll travel high in the sky and go through a circus on your journey.

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Dark Spinning Ride

 

The Lost Continent

Behold the mischievous spirit that lives within the enchanted fountain. The spirit tells jokes and riddles to those passing by, but beware, answer its questions incorrectly and you may get wet!

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Both parks offer a wealth of opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Immerse yourself in Hogsmeade, the only all-wizarding village that Muggles have been reallowed to visit. Enjoy the vocal stylings of a small choir of Hogwarts students accompanied by their large croaking frogs, have your wand choose you at Ollivander’s Experience (also found in Diagon Alley), and behold the amazing view of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. of There are so many unforgettable recreated places from the movie and at Universal Studios Florida. Remember to bring a camera and take pictures that you will enjoy many years later.

The Hogwarts Express at Hogsmeade Station

Ride in the passenger car of the famous Hogwarts Express that will take you from Hogsmeade to Diagon Alley. The excellent replica of the train immerses you right into the cab of Harry, Hermione and Ron traveled from the Muggle world (our world) to get to the only entirely wizarding village Hogsmeade. King’s Cross Station requires visitors to have both Universal park tickets to enjoy.

  • Height: Kid Friendly
  • Wheelchair: Yes (ECV: Yes also) 
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Simulated/Real Train Ride

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Fly through the Forbidden Forest Hagrid’s motorbike past the grounds of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on this quest to discover rare magical creatures! 

  • Height: 48 inches or taller
  • Wheelchair: No 
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: Fast Thrill Ride with Moderate Drops

 

Flight of the Hippogriff

Fly through the Forbidden Forest Hagrid’s motorbike past the grounds of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on this quest to discover rare magical creatures! 

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Roller Coaster Ride with Small Drops

 

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Take a trip inside the famous Hogwarts castle and see the statues, corridors, and stain-glass windows that ornament it within. You catch conversations between portraits and hop on to follow Harry in this adventure through Hogwarts. Escape fire-breathing dragons, hungry spiders, zip through the Quidditch field, and escape Dementors. It is truly a unique experience!

  • Height: 48 inches or taller
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Simulated Small Drops

 

Jurrasic Park

Walk to the infamous Jurrasic Park doors into the world of the past. Here you’ll have to keep an eye out for stray dinosaurs, we’ve heard of a Spinosaurus peeking out above the iconic Jeep Wrangler from the movie. Visit the 1993 Ford Explorer from the first Jurassic Park movie that was not destroyed by the Tyrannosaurus Rex. You might even get to meet Blue at the Raptor Encounter.

Jurassic Park River Adventure

Take a gentle soothing tour down a lazy river to behold dinosaurs in their native environment… wait, where are we going?! We get unexpectantly sidetracked into a different path where our tour guide reassures us of our rescue and warns us not to get out of the boat. Alarms sound and you hope things don’t go south! An amazing and intense wet ride you thrill-seekers will love!

  • Height: 42 inches or taller
  • 42 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Intense
  • Ride Type: Water Ride with a BIG Drop

 

Jurassic World VelociCoaster! –Coming June 10th 

Behold a new species of the roller coaster! Hunt alongside Velociraptors as they race through a dangerous jungle in this intense, inverting adventure! 

  • Height: 51 inches or taller
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Intense
  • Ride Type: Roller Coaster Thrill Ride with 2 Intense Launches and 4 Inversions

 

Pteranodon Flyers

Take flight beneath a Pteranodon soaring through the air overlooking the world below. 

  • Height: Between 36 and 56 inches
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: High Flying and Swaying Track Ride with Slight Dips

 

Skull Island

Skull Island: Reign of Kong

Take a journey through a treacherous jungle expedition on a mysterious island. Encounter pre-historic predators as they draw closer to you when the colossus of apes shows up, King Kong. Is he your friend or foe?

  • Height: 36 inches or taller
  • 36 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: Standard wheelchair okay
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Small Drops

 

Toon Lagoon

Capture the Classic Comic Book Characters that may make an appearance from Popeye the Sailor Man, Betty Boop, or Olive Oyl.

Dudley Do-Right Ripsaw Falls

Follow Dudley Do-Right, a Canadian Mountie, as he battles his criminal nemesis Snidely Whiplash. Whiplash kidnaps the damsel in distress, Nell Fenwick, and ties her to the train tracks. He ends up rescuing her, but you narrowly escape in a big explosion. 

  • Height: 44 inches or taller
  • 44 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: Water Ride with a Big Drop & Small Drops

 

Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges

Watch as Popeye the Sailor Man sets out to rescue Olive Oyl from the big brute, Bluto. From shipwrecked boats to a giant tentacled octopus, Popeye faces all these opponents to save the damsel in distress.

  • Height: 42 inches or taller
  • 42 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Mild
  • Ride Type: Water Ride with Small Drops

 

Marvel Super Hero Island

Get ready to meet Spider-Man and the Marvel Super Heroes in Marvel Super Hero Island. The only thing better than watching them in action on screen is meeting them in real life!

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

Join our favorite wall-crawler for this amazing adventure through the skyscrapers and the villains of the Sinister Syndicate. You’ll soar above the streets, swing through skyscrapers, and help Spider-Man save the stolen Statue of Liberty.

  • Height: 40 inches or taller
  • 40 to 48 inches: Supervision required
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Moderate
  • Ride Type: 3D Thrill Ride with Spinning and Small Drops

 

Doctor Doom’s Fearfall

How brave are you? Are you able to withstand being shot up and being hurled down faster than gravity from 185 feet from the sky? Doctor Doom’s latest invention will suck any fear you may have so be brave!

  • Height: 52 inches or taller
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Intense
  • Ride Type: One BIG Drop

 

The Incredible Hulk Coaster

Congratulations! You just volunteered to be a test subject. You will be the subject for a science experiment based off of Dr. Bruce Banner’s research and General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross give the command to blast you with gamma radiation. Before you know it you are shot through the track with Hulk-like power, but do you have his courage?

  • Height: 54 inches or taller
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Thrill Level: Intense
  • Ride Type: Roller Coaster Thrill Ride with Big Drops and Loops