Universal Orlando has a reputation as the perfect theme park for teenagers and thrill-seekers, but the truth is that it’s a great park for kids and adults of all ages. Let’s take a look at the 3 best rides for young kids at the Universal Orlando parks.

1.         One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Most everything in Islands of Adventure’s Seuss Landing are perfect for kids, especially One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. You’ll board adorable fish-shaped boats and fly, spin, and swoop through numerous fountains that squirt water in time to a whimsical rhyme. You better keep your eyes on the words throughout – and do what they say! – or you’ll get even wetter. This ride has no height requirement, but kids under 48” cannot ride unaccompanied.


2.         E.T. Adventure

Take your little one, board a flying bicycle, and help sneak E.T. through the woods. You’ll fly past the moon, the stars, and the entire night sky. It all ends with a trip to a magical planet full of adorable creatures who show their excitement in song. This ride requires kids to be 34” tall and is regularly listed as the top kid’s ride at Universal Studios Orlando.

3.         Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster

This family-style coaster requires your little one to be at least 36” tall and is a great ride for the entire family. The premise of this attraction is that Woody was set loose to design his own rollercoaster. What resulted is a ride full of corny jokes, puns, and gentle twists and turns. Built specifically for the younger crowd, older kids can also have a great time riding this amusing family roller coaster.


Universal Studios Orlando caters to families and so it’s no surprise that there are so many great rides for young kids. Before you take off on your exciting adventure, make sure to check the height requirements to get a great idea of which rides your little ones will love.

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