The best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure They will make you feel super strong emotions. This entertainment complex is located in Orlando y it’s packed with incredible rides that you’ll want to ride again and again. We absolutely loved all of them. And thanks to Universal Express Unlimited We repeated our favorites as many times as we wanted. It was a fun filled day at one of the best theme parks in orlando!

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In each attraction we indicate the level of hardness on a scale over 5 (being 5 the maximum, and 1 the minimum) and with this icon (💦 ) if you are going to get wet or not.

1. Jurassic World VelociCoaster, the best ride at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Hardness level: 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

VelociCoaster is the best roller coaster we have seen to date. And we are not exaggerating! It is an experience for the brave because you will reach 112 kilometers in less than 2.4 secondsyou will go up 47 meters in the air and then come down in a 80° drop. It’s phenomenal!

What impresses me the most is the speed. and it could not be for less because you are in the attraction of the famous velociraptor from the movie Jurassic World. We’ll stop there so we don’t give you any more spoilers! But in short, is the number one best attraction at Universal Islands of Adventure. Of course, if you are fearful, better not go up!

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Best attractions at Universal's Islands of Adventure
Definitely one of the best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

2. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Hardness level: 4/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

We left this attraction delighted. It is a completely magical experience! It is not an extreme or radical roller coaster, so everyone can enjoy this amazing motorcycle ride. You’ll even see Hagrid in the path! The sensation in this attraction really simulates as if you were driving a motorcycle, although with a few magic tricks included.

Also, you will recognize some of the mythical creatures from the Harry Potter movies. It’s quite a show! We had a lot of fun. The only disadvantage is that this attraction does not accept the Universal Express so we had to wait for more than an hour despite the fact that we went through the Single Rider line. Anyway, every minute of the queue was totally worth it.

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An incredible attraction!

3. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, one of the best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Hardness level: 3/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️

For all Harry Potter fans this it is a magnificent attraction, even if you haven’t seen any of the movies. You can not miss it! The best part is that You are going to tour the famous castle from the Harry Potter saga while queuing. You will feel at Hogwarts!

The attraction itself is a simulator where you will accompany Harry Potter and his friends on an adventure. We loved everything from start to finish. The decoration, the animatronics, the setting and each of the details in this attraction are very well done. You have to prepare for a couple of strong moves, but it’s nothing extreme. We totally recommend it!

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The famous Harry Potter Castle

4. The Incredible Hulk Coaster, the most famous

Hardness level: 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Ready for an extreme, fast and twisting roller coaster? This famous attraction will give you a dose of pure adrenaline. The design of this roller coaster is impressive, just seeing it from below before getting on gave us goosebumps.

What we liked the most is that You are shot through a large green tunnel at full speed. Then come the turns and the screams. It’s great! Inside you will feel like you are in a real laboratory. The Incredible Hulk Coaster is quite an extraordinary experience and one of the best attractions at Universal’s Island of Adventure.

One of the best roller coasters in Orlando

5. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

Hardness level: 1/5 ⭐️

Who doesn’t love Spider-Man? We’ve all wished we had their superpowers ever to swing through the streets of the city with the web. Luckily this attraction will make you feel that! Is a 3D experience very fun where you will help Spider-Man to fight against the villains of the movies.

It is not hard or strong, rather it is a journey with super real and fun movements. We loved it! The line was very long at this attraction, luckily the Universal Express saved us from this wait and we entered immediately.

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Spider-Man, one of the best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

6. Jurassic Park River Adventure, a classic of the best rides at Universal’s Islands of Adventure 💦

Hardness level: 3/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️

if you want to feel a bit of adrenaline without having to leave your voice on an extreme roller coaster, Jurassic Park River Adventure is ideal for you. It is a tour of a river in the middle of the park’s jungle, where you can see calm dinosaurs in the water or among the vegetation.

But then everything gets out of control and you will have to face the huge T. Rex. Are you ready to see its sharp teeth up close? It is an attraction full of emotions and lots of fun. ohthe fall is the best part, you will feel an emptiness in your stomach that will make you scream with pure emotion! Despite the fact that you will feel strong emotions, we believe that it is still suitable for all audiences.

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An attraction full of surprises

7. Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges, prepare to get drenched 💦

Hardness level: 2/5 ⭐️⭐️

On sunny and hot days in Orlando This attraction is ideal to cool off while having a lot of fun. You will live an adventure in a round boat while navigating some rapids. ohprepare to get drenched as if you had entered the shower! If the day is cloudy or windy we warn you that it will be much more difficult to dry yourself.

We came out completely wet and the day was very sunny, even so, it took us about three hours to dry. But when it was time to queue at other attractions, the air conditioning made us shiver. It is an attraction where you will have a great time, but you will come out very wet. We recommend you bring a raincoat or clothes to change into after this attraction. In any case, the fun will not be lacking at Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges.

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Get ready to get drenched!

8. Doctor Doom’s Fearfall

Hardness level: 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Do you want more extreme emotions? Don’t miss Doctor Doom’s Fearfall. It is a free fall of almost 57 meters at a speed of 64 km/h. In this attraction you will scream as loud as possible! And it is that The feeling when coming out with great force into the air is indescribable.

Doctor Doom’s Fearfall is located in the Marvel Zone, between the Hulk and Spider-Man attractions. You can’t miss one of the best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure!

Would you dare to go up?

9. Skull Island: Reign of Kong, one of the best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Hardness level: 1/5 ⭐️

I’m sure you’ve seen the king kong movie once in your life and living the experience of this attraction is totally worth it! It’s a bus expedition across Skull Island. Get ready for all the surprises and mysteries of the island. It is a 3D attraction and you will feel submerged in the jungle. Don’t blink for a second so you don’t miss a single detail of Skull Island: Reign of Kong!

However, being the only Kong attraction at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, we expected a little more. And more considering the people there were! The queue to enter was 90 minutes. so you can already imagine how impressive it is. Us the universal express saved us and the wait was much less (although eternal).

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Entering the kingdom of King Kong is something magical

10. Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls 💦

Hardness level: 2/5 ⭐️⭐️

And to finish this post of the Best attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, we can’t leave Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls off the list. It’s time to give a walk by the water! This is not a strong attraction, but the most fun is the rapid fall down the waterfall. You will get wet a couple of times!

If you want to know what you will face in this attraction, you can head towards the bridge that connects Toon Lagoon with Skull Island: Reign of Kong. You will have the waterfall right in front of you. Is amazing!

Best attractions at Universal's Islands of Adventure
A very fun fall (although wet)


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