Rides and Attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Marvel Super Hero Island

1. The Incredible Hulk Coaster
Get ready to #HulkOut as you undergo a “Hulk-a-fication” process that sends you for the ride of your life. You’ll experience a weightless zero-gravity roll and more.

Attraction details: This is a high-speed roller coaster ride.
Height requirement: At least 54 inches
Recommended audience: Teens
Our overview: From the attraction’s queue to the actual ride experience, The Incredible Hulk Coaster truly is incredible. The many inversions, weightless zero-gravity roll, and high speeds make it one of the nation’s most iconic roller coasters.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

2. Storm Force Accelatron
Help the X-Men’s Super Hero Storm battle against the evil Magneto.

Attraction details: This is a spinning-based ride.
Height requirement: Guests under 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families with young children
Our overview: The great thing about this ride is that it’s not just for kids—parents can join in on the fun.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

3. Doctor Doom’s Fearfall
Strap yourself in as Doctor Doom’s diabolical new device launches you 150 feet into the air and then drops you faster than gravity itself.

Attraction details: This is a launch-based ride.
Height requirement: At least 52 inches
Recommended audience: Teens
Our overview: Typically, rides like this drop you at high speeds, but this ride is different in that it first launches you up at a high speed and then brings you down and back up several times. The adrenaline that builds up makes it a great ride for thrill seekers.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

SpiderMan4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
Follow alongside Spider-Man for an epic and heroic adventure.

Attraction details: This is a 3-D motion base ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches; guests between 40 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Our overview: The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man is a one-of-a-kind ride. It uses 3-D animation, practical effects, and simulation to put you into the story. The immersiveness of this ride makes it a top hit.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

Toon Lagoon

5. Me Ship, The Olive
Explore Popeye’s ship, where you’ll find passageways to crawl through, slides to go down, cargo nets to climb, and more.

Attraction details: This is an interactive play area.
Recommended audience: Young children
Our overview: Me Ship, The Olive is a great place for kids to have fun in a Popeye themed environment.

6. Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges
Set sail and help Popeye the Sailor Man save Olive from the clutches of Bluto.

Attraction details: This is a water raft ride.
Height requirement: At least 42 inches; guests between 42 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families
Our overview: If you love water rides you’ll love Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges. You don’t just get wet on this ride . . . you get soaked. Universal did an amazing job at taking classic characters and using them for a water ride while keeping the storyline relevant.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

7. Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
Go for a wild and wet flume ride.

Attraction details: This is a water flume ride.
Height requirement: At least 44 inches; guests between 44 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Teens
Our overview: Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls takes two things that everyone loves, especially on a hot day: water and thrills; it’s practically part-roller coaster, part water flume. This ride combines the fun of classic cartoons with edge-of-your-seat action. (You’ll love the 75-foot drop).
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

Skull Island

8. Skull Island: Reign of Kong
Live the brutal struggle of a 1930’s expedition that’s caught in a clash between prehistoric predators, man-eating beasts, and the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth—King Kong.

Attraction details: This is a 3-D ride.
Height requirement: At least 36 inches; guests between 36 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Our overview: Skull Island: Reign of Kong takes everything that’s great about 3-D rides and makes it even better. From the grand entrance and astounding sets to the amazing computer graphic imaging and colossal ape animatronic, this attraction really is astonishing.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

Jurassic Park


9. Pteranodon Flyers

Soar through the air and get a prehistoric bird’s eye view.

Attraction details: This is a flying-based ride.
Height requirement: Between 36 inches and 56 inches; guests between 36 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion; guests over 56 inches must be accompanied by a child meeting the height requirement.
Recommended audience: Children
Our overview: Kids will definitely love this attraction. It takes you on a round-trip through Jurassic Park’s Camp Jurassic high above the ground. For kids, this is a fun and thrilling experience.

Camp Jurassic10. Camp Jurassic
Explore secret caves and wander through a mysterious amber mine in a prehistoric playground

Attraction details: This is an interactive play area.
Recommended audience: Children
Our overview: This can be dubbed the best play area to ever exist. Camp Jurassic takes everything kids love like slides, climbing, and exploring. Here, you can roam through mines, climb dinosaur capture nets, walk across swaying suspension bridges, and more.

Jurassic Park River Adventure11. Jurassic Park River Adventure
Relive the original Jurassic Park on a thrilling river raft ride.

Attraction details: This is a water raft ride.
Height requirement: At least 42 inches; guests between 42 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families
Our overview: This is not only a relaxing and adventurous attraction, but it’s also quite thrilling. Through the first half of the ride, you come across massive dinosaurs in a calm environment, but then that changes. Eventually, you come face-to-face with a giant Tyrannosaurus Rex in pitch-black and plunge 85-feet. This makes for an absolutely fun experience.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

Jurassic Park Discovery Center12. Jurassic Park Discovery Center
Enjoy a hands-on interactive area modeled after Mr. Hammond’s original Visitor’s Center.

Attraction details: This is an interactive play area.
Recommended audience: Families with children
Our overview: This is not your ordinary play area. In fact, it’s far from it. The Jurassic Park Discovery Center gets kids directly involved. It gives kids the ability to both enjoy a hands-on experience and learn, which makes it absolutely amazing.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Hogsmeade

Forbidden Journey13. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Enter Hogwarts castle, where you’ll recognize iconic locations. Then, soar above the castle and join Harry Potter and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure.

Attraction details: This is a motion base dark ride.
Height requirement: At least 48 inches
Recommended audience: Everyone
Our overview: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is probably one of the most innovative rides yet. It uses flight simulation, practical effects, computer graphic imaging, and more to immerse you into the Wizarding World. The queue, storyline, and ride technology makes for an exhilarating experience, and you don’t have to be a fan of the Harry Potter series to enjoy it.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


14. Flight of the Hippogriff

Take flight on a family-friendly roller coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch and swoops past Hagrid’s hut.

Attraction details: This is a kid-friendly roller coaster ride.
Height requirement: At least 36 inches; guests between 36 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families with young children
Our overview: Though this attraction is geared more to kids, it’s fun for everyone, especially to those who can’t handle high-speed roller coasters but want to experience the fun of one in a tame manner.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


15. Hogwarts Express
Enter Hogsmeade station, where you’ll board the Hogwarts Express and travel to London.

Attraction details: This is a transportation system featuring special effects.
Height requirement: Guests under 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Everyone
Our overview: From the moment you board the train to the moment to deboard, this attraction is truly awe-inspiring. Unlike a traditional transportation system, the Hogwarts Express puts you on a magical journey with references from the Harry Potter series. After riding this, you’ll wish all transportation vehicles were like this.
This attraction requires a park-to-park ticket** or an annual/seasonal pass.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.

Seuss Landing

Seuss Trolley Train
16. The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!
Travel high above Seuss Landing and journey through some of Dr. Seuss’s most beloved stories.

Attraction details: This is an elevated train ride.
Height requirement: At least 40 inches; guests between 40 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families
Our overview: This is a calm, relaxing, and fun experience for the entire family. The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride takes you through Seuss Landing high above the ground, offering fantastic views of Islands of Adventure while also telling riders a story.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


17. Caro-Seuss-el

Merrily go ’round and ’round with a collection of colorful and unusual creatures from the imagination of Dr. Seuss.

Attraction details: This is a carousel ride.
Height requirement: Guests under 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families with young children
Our overview: Universal took the classic carousel ride but made it unique by adding a touch of Dr. Seuss character, so rather than using horses, Universal added a collection of unusual creatures from Dr. Seuss’s stories. This is fun for the kids and adults who’ve grown up reading Dr. Seuss books.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


18. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Steer your fish through an obstacle of fountains that squirt to a musical rhyme.

Attraction details: This is a kid-friendly, spinning-based ride.
Height requirement: Guests under 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families with young children
Our overview: It’s almost as if the book with the same title came to life. Complete with fish, squirting fountains, and music, this is an enjoyable experience for the kids.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


19. The Cat In The Hat

Ride through the pages of Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat.

Attraction details: This is a kid-friendly indoor ride.
Height requirement: At least 36 inches; guests between 36 inches and 48 inches must have a supervising companion.
Recommended audience: Families with young children
Our overview: This ride takes The Cat In The Hat book and entirely re-creates it scene by scene; it’s as if you’re experiencing the book in real life. If you love this book or Dr. Seuss books in general, you’ll surely enjoy this ride.
This is a Universal Express* participating attraction.


20. If I Ran the Zoo

Discover some of the world’s strangest creatures in an interactive play area.

Attraction details: This is an interactive play area.
Recommended audience: Young children
Our overview: Complete with water, whimsical characters, and Dr. Seuss lines, this interactive play area is a great place for young children to run around.

*Universal Express is Universal Orlando’s express line system. The pass allows guests to wait in a separate line at participating rides and attractions for significantly shorter wait times. At shows, guests with an Express pass are granted early access to the venue for better seats. Passes can be purchased in advance at UniversalOrlando.com or in-park. The resort offers a variety of Express passes.
**Park-to-park tickets allow guests to visit more than one park in a day.