10 Mind Blowing Universal Theme Park Attractions


If you’re a stickler for excitement, you won’t be able to get enough of Universal Orlando and its incredible agglomeration of nail biting thrill rides and once in a lifetime experiences. To whet your appetite for adventure, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 mind blowing Universal theme park attractions.

1. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley

Fans of the world famous boy wizard will have their jaws drop at the sight of Universal’s all-new Harry Potter themed attraction. With the chance to visit the quirky shops and establishments of Diagon Alley, J.K Rowling’s magical world has never been so real. Visitors will also have the opportunity to embark on the thrilling 3D adventure ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.

2. Transformers: The Ride-3D

Transformers: The Ride 3D at Universal Orlando

Building on the wildly popular Transformers franchise, this attraction is a next generation thrill ride that completely immerses riders in the epic intergalactic battle playing out between the Autobots and Decepticons. Utilising state of the art flight simulation technology, Transformers: The Ride-3D is sure to delight fans both young and old.

3. Springfield, Home of The Simpsons

If you love The Simpsons, you’ll go crazy for the brand new Springfield addition to Universal Orlando Resort. Visitors won’t believe their eyes as they wander down Fast Food Boulevard where they can dine at Krusty Burger joint, indulge in a tasty donut at Lard Lad and wash it all down with an authentic Duff Beer from Moe’s Tavern. Once you’ve had your fill of Simpsons themed treats, jump on-board The Simpsons Ride to explore Krustyland followed by a stomach turning spin on Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl.

4. Doctor Doom’s Fearfall

This adrenalin pumping ride elevates fear to new heights, taking riders on a Fantastic Four themed journey at the mercy of Doctor Doom.  Definitely one for the thrill seekers among us!

5. Revenge of the Mummy

As Universal’s world famous indoor rollercoaster, Revenge of the Mummy offers riders the ultimate in exhilaration! Featuring advanced technology and a series of electrifying twists, turns and drops, Revenge of the Mummy isn’t for the faint hearted!

6. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: This Way To Hogwarts

The magic continues at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal’s original Harry Potter attraction. From exploring Hogwarts Castle to riding the sensational spider infested rollercoaster, this enchanting area has won itself worldwide recognition from muggles across the globe!

7. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

Spidey comes to life in a supercharged 3D film experience treating riders to simulated motion, real life special effects and mind blowing pyrotechnics. While it’s now over 10 years old, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man is still a firm Universal favourite!

8. The Incredible Hulk Coaster

Another Universal veteran, The Incredible Hulk Coaster subjects riders to a truly terrifying rollercoaster experience. Launching cars into a tunnel at a speed of 40 mph in just two seconds, this attraction will have riders on the edge of their seats!

9. Jurassic Park River Adventure

So you thought the dinosaurs were extinct? Think again! Universal brings the giants back to life in an extraordinary river raft ride which sees visitors sail through their natural habitat.

10. Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls

Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls

Set in the Canadian North Woods, Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls sees riders take on the villainous Snidely Whiplash in an attempt to save the beautiful Nell Fenwick. Will you succumb to a watery end? You’ll have to jump on-board to find out!

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Since her first job at First Choice Holidays, Kelly has clocked up 12 years' experience in the travel industry. She specialises in cruise line news and transatlantic cruises.

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