Universal's Island of Adventure

Around every bend is another epic adventure. Around every corner awaits another once-in-a-lifetime thrill. Go on an unforgettable journey through the uniquely themed lands of Universal's Islands of Adventure™, where the world's most cutting edge rides, shows and interactive attractions bring stories, myths, cartoons, comic book heroes and children's tales to life.

You will join the battle of good versus evil above the streets of Marvel Super Hero Island™. You’ll get splash happy with your favorite cartoon characters in the water rides of Toon Lagoon™.

You'll come face-to-face with the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park™. You’ll venture through the mists of time as they experience the epic adventures of The Lost Continent™. You'll enter a world where magic is real and excitement knows no boundaries, explore the classrooms and corridors of Hogwarts™ castle and come face-to-face with magical creatures in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™- Hogsmeade™. And you'll step right into the pages of the children's books of Dr. Seuss in Seuss Landing™. Universal's Islands of Adventure™ is the stuff legends are made of.

Universal's Islands of Adventure is the TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice winner as the #1 Amusement Park in the World, 2015-2017

Thrills and Adventures

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ 


Make your way through Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Then soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with magical creatures.

Must be at least 48" (121cm). 

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man® 


Strap on your 3-D glasses and join the world's most famous web slinger in a high-flying virtual reality ride. You'll soar above the streets, scale skyscrapers and battle bad guys left and right. Just watch out for the 400-foot freefall.

Must be at least 40" (101cm); 40" (101cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

The Incredible Hulk Coaster®


You’ve volunteered to take part in a science experiment based on Dr. Bruce Banner’s research—but a blast of gamma radiation changes everything. A surge of energy incites a superhuman transformation like nothing you’ve felt before. Before you can blink, you’re catapulted out with the force of a fighter jet. Hulk-like power propels you upside down into a weightless zero-gravity roll, racing faster and faster down the track. Hang on as this high-speed, red-line rampage smashes its way through the sky.

Must be at least 43” (110cm). 

Jurassic Park River Adventure™


One minute, you’re gliding along in your raft. The next, you’re face to face with a giant T. rex. There’s nowhere to turn. He’s bearing down on you and your only escape from his razor sharp teeth is to take the pitch-black plunge before you.

Must be at least 42" (106cm); 42" (106cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

Skull Island: Reign of Kong™ 


Brave the dangers of a mysterious island where few have dared to venture. On your treacherous jungle expedition, prehistoric predators and vile creatures attack from all sides. Just as all seems lost, the most colossal ape ever to walk the Earth—King Kong—hurls himself between you and certain doom. Is he your hero or the ultimate foe?

Must be at least 36” (91cm); 36” (91 cm) to 48” (121 cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

Doctor Doom's Fearfall™ 


Doctor Doom's henchmen will strap you into a seat, blast you 185 feet into the sky and then—without a second to catch your breath—hurl you back down with a face-melting force stronger than gravity itself.

Must be at least 54" (137cm). 

Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls™ 


Part roller coaster, part water flume, this ride combines the fun of the classic cartoons with edge-of-your-seat action. As you slosh your way through twists and turns, you'll approach a nail-biting 75-foot drop for the biggest splash of your life.

Must be at least 44" (111cm); 44" (111cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

Fun For All Ages

Hogwarts Express: Hogsmeade Station

To ride the Hogwarts™ Express from Hogsmeade™ to London, head to Hogsmeade™ Station inside Universal's Islands of Adventure™. You'll need a Park-to-Park admission ticket to board and ride the train. When you arrive in London, pop around the corner to find the secret entryway into Diagon Alley™. Additional restrictions apply.



Climb aboard this sensationally Seussian twist on a classic carnival ride and take control of your favorite characters. You can make their eyes blink, ears wiggle and heads turn while Horton the Elephant guards his special dandelion and its microscopic inhabitants.

under 48” (121 cm) must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion), or grab a seat and swerve this way and that through one of Dr. Seuss’s most beloved classics on


The Cat in the Hat™


Grab a seat and swerve this way and that through The Cat in the Hat™. Each scene has been vividly re-created with colorful characters and crazy motion as you twist from room to room, trying to clean up after The Cat in the Hat™ before Mother comes home.

(must be at least 36” (91 cm); 36” (91 cm) to 48” (121 cm) must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion), plus much more. 


One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish™​


Climb inside your very own Dr. Seuss flying fish. It's equipped with easy-to-use controls that let you maneuver up, up, up and down, down, down as you gently glide around an array of dancing fountains.


Under 48" (121.9cm): Supervising Companion Required

The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!™


Sit back and relax as you wind your way above the imaginative buildings and rides of Seuss Landing™ on one of two tracks featuring the Sneetches or the ABCs of your other favorite Seuss stories.


Minimum Height 36" (92 cm), Under 48" (121.9cm): Supervising Companion Required

Flight of the Hippogriff™ 


Enter the Care of Magical Creatures grounds and pass by Hagrid's hut. As you make your way onto the ride, Hagrid gives instructions on the proper way to approach a Hippogriff. The Flight of the Hippogriff™ is a family-friendly roller coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid's hut.

Must be at least 36" (91cm). 

Storm Force Accelatron® 


The evil Magneto is plotting to take over the world. If Storm can harness enough thunder and lightning, she can blast him into oblivion. Board Professor Xavier's power generator and spin as fast as you can. The faster you go, the more thunder and lightning you'll create. The fate of the planet is literally in your hands.

Under 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pteranodon Flyers™

Little adventurers will get an amazing view of all the theme park excitement below as they slowly soar through the air in a comfy seat suspended from a track above. While the seat does swing gently from side to side, there are no sudden or scary movements, making it perfect for younger guests not ready for big kid thrills.


Note: Guests over 56” tall must be accompanied by a rider meeting the 36” height requirement.

Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges™ 


Hold on tight as you brave your way through raging rapids to rescue Popeye’s best gal, Olive Oyl, from blowhard Bluto and a super-sized cephalopod. You'll laugh. You'll scream. You'll be really wet and squooshy.

Must be at least 42" (106cm); 42" (106cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult. 

Exciting Shows & Entertainment



Inside, towering walls reveal thousands of boxes stacked to the ceiling. And within each box, a wand is waiting to choose its wizard. Here you can purchase your own unique Ollivanders™ wand, or select one of many Harry Potter™ character wand replicas, sets, and Interactive Wands.

Poseidon’s Fury™ 

Your journey through the ancient Temple of Poseidon takes a dramatic turn as you're suddenly caught in a colossal battle between the Greek god of the sea and the evil Lord Darkenon. Fireballs burst, lasers flash, and water erupts around you in this spectacular special effects experience.

The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad™ Stunt Show 

In this action-packed show, the mighty Sindbad and his wisecracking sidekick Kabob perform death-defying stunts in an attempt to rescue the beautiful Princess Amoura from the evil witch Miseria. Chock-full of explosive pyrotechnics and stunning surprises, this swashbuckling skit will have you on the edge of your seat.

Oh! The Stories You’ll Hear 

Head to Seuss Landing™ and take a gander at these daily shows featuring your favorite Dr. Seuss characters dancing to musical "tellings" of the good doctor's best-loved stories.​

Frog Choir

Hear the vocal stylings of this small choir of Hogwarts™ students, accompanied by the smooth bass rumbles of their giant croaking frogs as they perform familiar wizarding songs with an a cappella flourish.

Triwizard Spirit Rally

Cheer on students from Hogwarts™, Beauxbatons, and Durmstrang as they lead the excitement for the Triwizard Tournament.