Tree of Life at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom
2901 Osceola Parkway
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park opened April 22, 1998, one of 4 Theme Parks at Walt Disney World Resort, is full of attractions, adventures
and entertainment that reflect Walt Disney's dedication to nature and conservation, and in doing so, the Park leads the way in animal care,
education and research. Home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawling across 500 acres of lush landscape, Disney's Animal Kingdom
theme park is the largest animal-themed park in the world! High adventures with real exotic animals, close encounters with prehistoric giants and
warm, fuzzy moments with beloved Disney characters create unsurpassed fun. The Oasis entry garden welcomes guests into Disney's fourth major
theme park, which sprawls across 403 acres. Jungles, forests and a vast savannah are divided into five themed lands: Africa, Camp Minnie-Mickey,
DinoLand U.S.A., Discovery Island and Asia.
Africa -- Journey through the "wild" savanna on Kilimanjaro Safaris that seems to put you in the heart of Africa with lions,
zebra, giraffes and other magnificent animals roaming freely. An authentic African village is filled with sights and sounds of the mysterious continent.
The Wildlife Express steam train travels from Africa to Rafiki’s Planet Watch, an interactive conservation center where guests enter a world of discovery
about animals and their environments. Several animal interaction experiences are offered.
Camp Minnie-Mickey -- The site to meet many of the lovable Disney characters, including Mickey Mouse and friends from classic Disney films.
"Festival of the Lion King" is a musical stage show featuring animal characters made famous in "The Lion King."
DinoLand U.S.A. -- Here's where the world's fascination with dinosaurs comes to life: race back in time to save the last dinosaur
on the thrill ride DINOSAUR; enjoy time-warp adventures on the Primeval Whirl coaster and a whimsical twirl on TriceraTop Spin; let kids dig,
swing and giggle through The Boneyard dig site and prehistoric playground. At Theater in the Wild, a stage show with original songs and
larger-than-life puppets, “Finding Nemo-The Musical,” transports guests into the magical ocean world of the Disney•Pixar Academy Award-winning
animated film, “Finding Nemo.” Presented by McDonald's.
Discovery Island -- The park hub and home of the towering icon, The Tree of Life, which houses within its trunk "It's Tough to be a Bug,"
a humorous 3-D and special-effects show in The Tree of Life Theater. Discovery Island also features gifts and food emporiums and the bright tropical
colors of hand-carved animal architecture.
Asia -- Home of Expedition Everest, a runaway train adventure that combines coaster thrills with the excitement of a close encounter
with the mysterious yeti; Kali River Rapids, a white-water raft adventure through a threatened rainforest; Maharajah Jungle Trek, a surprising
walking journey past Asian ruins and live exotic animals including tigers and giant fruit bats; and the thrilling "Flights of Wonder" exotic bird show.
Witness the exotic animals of Africa
up close as they traverse the savanna
on the Kilimanjaro Safaris
Attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park include exciting expeditions and wild adventures with animals. Get close to creatures,
from the whimsical to the mighty, from feathered to fanciful. Use Disney's FASTPASS system on popular attractions to reduce wait times.
The Boneyard is where would-be paleontologists can play amid a world of dinosaur discoveries. Kids can wander through a maze, slide down covered slides,
climb among the rocks and explore to their heart's content. The soft cushiony floor makes for a safe area where kids can have fun and run free.
DINOSAUR - A routine visit to The Dino Institute museum is interrupted by a mischievous scientist with a secret mission. The scientist recruits
you to travel back to the Cretaceous era, 65 million years ago, to capture a mild-mannered Iguanodon and return to the present day with the
3.5-ton dinosaur in tow. Once you climb aboard an experimental CTX Time Rover, you'll want to buckle up. Time travel can be one turbulent trip!
Primeval Whirl is a spinning, mild but wild roller coaster-type ride in the DinoLand U.S.A. area. Big kids, teens and adults can take a whirl
in a spinning "time machine" car for dinosaur-themed excitement and thrills. In addition to sudden dips, hairpin turns and tight curves,
this coaster spins each car on its own round and round path. You never know which way your car will twirl as you race around,
making this ride a new experience each time.
TriceraTop Spin is a leisurely dinosaur flight for all ages in the DinoLand U.S.A. area. Climb into a 4-person dino vehicle and soar
around a giant top as cartoon comets fly past and friendly dinosaurs pop up. Little ones just might want to do the driving and make
their flying dinosaur go higher or lower while flying in a circle. Don't be surprised if something dino-sized rises from the giant top in the middle!
Expedition Everest in the Asia area is a high-altitude, high-speed, roller coaster train ride for big kids, teens and adults to the
"Roof of the World," home of the inhospitable snarling beast, the Yeti, at the mountain's peak.
Kali River Rapids is an adventurous river raft ride for big kids, teens and adults that journeys through the rainforest on the
churning Chakranadi River in the Asia area. Climb aboard a circular, 12-passenger raft and begin a 90-foot ascent past picturesque, lush jungle
and jasmine-scented mists. Then drop into gushing geysers and drift under refreshing waterfalls.
Maharajah Jungle Trek is a self-guided walking tour of native Asian wildlife in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. Adventure into the wilds
of the mystical Anandapur Royal Forest of Southeast Asia, a tropical paradise full of plants and trees, rushing waterfalls and wild animals.
Maharajah Jungle Trek features beautiful murals, crumbling ruins and colorful pennants representing the cultures of northern Asia.
The scents of jasmine and honeysuckle, and a fascinating assortment of unique animals, create a colorful, alluring environment.
Kilimanjaro Safaris, an attraction for Guests of all ages, provides the chance to see African animals including giraffes, black rhinos
and lions, as they roam the 100-acre savanna in the Africa area. The Kilimanjaro Safaris tour begins in the Harambe Wildlife Reserve, across
the river from Discovery Island. Climb aboard a rugged open-sided safari vehicle for an exciting expedition through the wildlife preserve.
The ride can be a bit bumpy as it crosses rickety bridges, rocky hills and rivers—but you're rewarded with spectacular animal sightings.
Pangani Forest Exploration Trail is a self-guided walking tour of native African wildlife. Pangani means "place of enchantment," and this
exploration trail is an enchanting adventure into a lush, tropical forest and a verdant valley that are right out of the heart of Africa.
Take a leisurely walk in search of rare African animals such as gorillas, hippos, okapi, naked mole rats, meerkats and many species of exotic birds.
Wildlife Express - Ride the rails aboard this rustic African train for a behind-the-scenes journey through several animal housing and care
areas of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. Travel the savanna and see where rhinos, elephants and other animals spend the night and obtain
the care they need.
It's Tough to be a Bug! is an an 8-minute, 3D movie and multimedia show, fun for big kids, teens and adults, performed in an air-conditioned movie
theater embedded in the enormous root structure of The Tree of Life. It's Tough to be a Bug! is hosted by Flik, everybody's favorite ant,
and his grasshopper friend, Hopper, from the Disney·Pixar film A Bug's Life. The supporting cast consists of cute and creepy crawlers
like spiders, termites, beetles, weevils and butterflies
The Tree of Life, a sculpted 14-story (145-foot tall), 50-foot wide tree, is the centerpiece and icon in Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.
Paths known as Discovery Island Trails weave around and through this homage to nature. Stroll the trails to see a swirling tapestry of 325
animals carved into the bark of this massive attraction. Look for creatures like Galapagos tortoises, lemurs and cotton-top tarmarins.
Mickey's Jingle Jungle Parade features
popular Disney Characters and their safari friends in
Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park
Entertainment at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park includes elaborate parades, performances that feature nearly 20 species of birds and
big-as-Broadway musical-stage shows and Disney Character meet and greets. For show schedules, check the Park calendar or Times Guide.
Camp Minnie-Mickey Greeting Trails lead you to the places where Minnie, Mickey and their friends gather to pose for photos and
sign autographs in the Camp Minnie-Mickey area of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. Each Disney Character has a path along the Camp
Minnie-Mickey Greeting Trails. Follow the trail that leads to who you want to meet, and greet them with a smile for a fabulous photo,
or ask for their signature to add to your autograph collection.
Festival of the Lion King -- Animal heroes and villains of "The Lion King," one of the world's favorite classic Disney films,
star in this spectacle that combines the pageantry of a parade with the excitement of an African tribal celebration. Staged in a hexagonal
timber structure with the atmosphere of an Adirondack summer theater, the show puts the 1,375-guest audience right in the middle
of the excitement.
Finding Nemo-The Musical, -- The popular Disney-Pixar characters Nemo, Marlin, Dory, Crush and Bruce make big waves on stage with
original songs by Tony Award-winning "Avenue Q" co-composer-creator Robert Lopez and a cappella musical "Along the Way" co-creator
Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Elaborately costumed performers give voice and heart to larger-than-life animated puppets created by Michael Curry,
who co-designed the Broadway puppets of Disney's "The Lion King." During the 30-minute show, staged several times daily, Theater in the Wild
in DinoLand, U.S.A. becomes a vividly painted, whimsical undersea world through innovative lighting, sound, special effects, music,
animated projections and the imaginative theatrical puppetry.
Flights of Wonder -- The beauty and diversity of birds brings awareness and moments of humor at Caravan Stage outdoor amphitheater on
the edge of Asia. The setting for "Flights of Wonder" is a crumbling Asian town where macaws, ibis, pelicans and other birds emerge from
their alcoves to soar overhead. Which birds show off on any given day is part of the surprise, but all birds are being taught to show off
their natural talent, not "do tricks." Trainers demonstrate how birds respond to special audio or visual clues, how they hunt and eat.
"Flights of Wonder" entertains and inspires guests to a greater awareness of animals and what threatens them around the world.
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Expedition parade winds through the park, a menagerie of abstract animal images comes to life in fun,
theatrical designs handcrafted from an eclectic mix of natural materials and fabrics. Soaring animated puppets and towering percussive
drum sculptures create bursts of living color against Disney's Animal Kingdom's dense jungle greenery. Elaborate rickshaw taxis put
selected guests in the middle of the parade, accompanied by Disney characters in customized musical safari vehicles. A troupe of 8-foot-tall
Party Animals and energetic Party Patrols interact with guests and direct them in the creation of the live call-and-response sing-along
music fest. Up to 23 special guests will be selected daily to ride in the opening unit, three guest rickshaws and the finale unit.
Guests are given Kodak disposable cameras so they can capture the special moment aboard the parade.
Dining at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park means sampling American, African and Asian-inspired cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner
in restaurants that offer a range of experiences from quick-service to Character Dining to wildly themed. Disney chefs have plenty of menu surprises
in store for the animal-themed restaurants at Disney's Animal Kingdom, all featuring gazelle-paced service, interesting recipes, a generous
helping of innovative cooking methods and a colorful atmosphere in keeping with the exotic theme of each area. Just outside the entrance to the theme park
is Rainforest Cafe, remarkably re-creating the sights and sounds of a rainforest through a combination of live and animated wildlife and special effects.
The restaurant, featuring an assortment of casual dining menu items including pastas, salads, sandwiches and desserts, can be reached from both
outside and inside the park.
- Pizzafari -- Chefs created a special pizza crust that is baked in an open-hearth oven with a variety of unusual toppings. The restaurant itself
is an outstanding artistic accomplishment -- walls are covered with animal murals and the ceiling is lined with colorful animal figurines.
- Flame Tree Barbecue -- Features wood-roasted meats with a choice of two original barbecue sauce flavors -- a tomato-based sauce and a mustard-flavored
creation -- plus a special dry marinade that is rubbed into the meat before cooking. Flame Tree Barbecue carries out the colorful artistic
theme of Discovery Island, with outdoor, riverside dining pavilions featuring hand-carved and painted animals.
- Restaurantosaurus is themed as a home-away-from-home for fun-loving paleontology students of DinoLand U.S.A. Dinosaur memorabilia and class
notes line the walls. "Nature students" living in the dorm keep guests happy with beverage refills. Presented by McDonald's, the restaurant
serves such favorites as Chicken McNuggets, Happy Meals, cookies, and, of course, famous McDonald's french fries. Disney chefs offer up a tempting
sandwich menu that includes hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches and cheeseburgers with a flavorful twist -- crock cheese instead of slices -- as well
as fresh tossed salads.
- Tusker House Restaurant in Harambe is a diverse African-inspired buffet for lunch and dinner with carved meats and an array of interesting
tastes such as chutneys, hummus, spiced tandoori tofu and couscous salad. More than a dozen South African wines are featured, many by the glass.
Donald’s Safari Breakfast is from 8-10 a.m. daily for dining with the Disney characters. Adjacent is the Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery for pastries
and favorite sweets.
- Yak & Yeti Restaurant offers table-service and a full-service bar. From a bamboo steamer basket of dim sum to crispy honey chicken and seared
miso salmon, Asian favorites are on the menu.
Animals have played an important part in Disney stories from the earliest Mickey Mouse films to the "True-Life Adventures" television series
in the 1950s to "The Lion King" in feature motion pictures. Disney is all about storytelling, and now, for the first time, real live animals help
tell the story as their fascinating families play out real-life experiences on nature's stage.
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Nature's most graceful predator comes to life in Busch Gardens
Tampa Bay's newest mega-attraction, Cheetah Hunt
3000 East Busch Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure park, offering 335 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic adventures around the world. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos with more than 2,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.
Cheetah Hunt & Cheetah Run - Experience a new breed of speed! This new mega-attraction begins at Cheetah Run. Here at this crossroads of cultures, you’ll learn firsthand why the Cheetah has been celebrated for centuries. This ancient realm puts you just inches away from the world’s fastest land animals. Look into their eyes. See them run. It’s a new point-of-view guaranteed to get your heart racing. Next take a seat on Cheetah Hunt and join nature's fastest and most agile predator as it races across the Serengeti. This one-of-a-kind launch coaster climbs high above the African landscape, then race down along the ground and through a rocky gorge. With another burst of acceleration, you’ll leap over awestruck bystanders and head for home. It’s a 4,429’ sprint that will take your breath away.
SheiKra - North America’s first dive coaster sends riders through a breathtaking three-minute journey 200 feet up, then 90 degrees straight down — and that's just the beginning. “Floorless” cars give riders an unobstructed view of the 70 mph rush, and SheiKra was the first dive coaster to incorporate an Immelmann loop (a simultaneous loop and roll), a second, 138-foot vertical drop into an underground tunnel and a water feature finale, all packed into a half-mile of steel track.
Kumba - After the blood-curdling thrill of an initial 135 foot drop, you will plunge from 110 feet into a diving loop, feel a full 3 seconds of absolute weightlessness while spiraling 360 degrees, and tear through one of the world's largest vertical loops.
Montu - Feel the ultimate rush on one of the tallest and longest inverted roller coasters in the world! Experience the thrill of an inverse diving loop and a 60-foot vertical loop while you endure speeds of more than 60 miles per hour and a G-force of 3.85.
Gwazi - Challenge the dueling forces of Gwazi: two wooden tracks intertwined into the Southeast’s largest and fastest double wooden roller coaster. Boasting more than 1.25 million board feet of lumber, Gwazi’s Lion and Tiger tracks offer two distinct ride experiences.
Cheetah Chase - Families will love the curves, drops and corkscrews of Cheetah Chase, a five-story “wild mouse” style coaster in Timbuktu. With its top speed of 22 mph and 46” height requirement, Cheetah Chase is the perfect ride for a child’s first coaster experience.
Air Grover - A junior coaster full of fun turns, mini-dives, perfect for parents and kids to ride together.
Scorpion - Feel the “sting” of Scorpion's terrifying 60-foot drop and 360-degree loop at incredible speeds.
The Wild Surge - Launch out of a 35-foot mountain crater up above a towering waterfall for a thrilling view of Jungala’s village below.
Jungle Flyers - Young adventurers choose from three different flight patterns to soar 50 feet above Jungala’s village.
Rhino Rally - Hop aboard a wild jeep tour that takes you through the wilds of Africa. It's an off-road adventure that combines the thrill of an African safari with the exhilaration of going up-close with exotic animals as you trek across the wide open veldt.
Congo River Rapids - Encounter the swift-flowing white water of the Congo River Rapids. Spin through a geyser and face an ominous waterfall and other thrilling obstacles in a 12-person raft.
Stanley Falls - Our Log Flume whisks your whole family through a splashing trip ending in a 40-foot drop that's sure to get you soaked!
Tanganyika Tidal Wave - Watch out when your seemingly tranquil jungle journey aboard a 20-passenger boat ends with a sudden plunge down a 55-foot drop, creating a tidal wave that gets everyone sopping wet.
Rhino Rally is a wild jeep tour that takes guests on an
off-road adventure through the wilds of Africa
Walkabout Way - Discover unique animals indigenous to the Land Down Under at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s new Walkabout Way. Hand feed kangaroos and free-roaming wallabies in Kangaloom during scheduled feedings throughout the day. Laugh along with a kookaburra and other Australian birds in the free-flight aviary, Kookaburra’s Nest. Encounter unique animals up-close, from a tawny frogmouth to Australian parrots.
Serengeti Plain - This habitat features hundreds of exotic African animals that can be seen from the Serengeti Express Railway, Skyride, Serengeti Safari and various walkways. The 65-acre environment includes expansive berms, the largest of which is four acres; tiered and open landscapes covered with native and African grasses, scrub trees and shrubs; rock outcroppings and bluffs replicating natural formations; and naturalistic creek beds and mud banks.
Jungala - Four acres of fun filled with up-close animal interactions, a three story maze of rope bridges and nets for kids to climb, two signature rides and live entertainment. Come face-to-face with orangutans and test your strength in a tug of war with a Bengal tiger. It’s an unforgettable adventure and an extraordinary mix of discovery and fun in the only jungle in the world that plays with you.
Myombe Reserve - Enter the lush forest where gorillas and chimpanzees can be viewed in this naturalistic rainforest habitat. Tour the Great Ape Domain amid waterfalls and through shrouds of mist and fog to get an up-close look at these majestic primates.
Edge of Africa - This habitat offers an intense walking safari where guests can experience hippopotamus, lions, lemurs, meerkats, crocodiles and lappet-faced vultures in natural habitats themed around an abandoned African fishing village.
Jambo Junction - The former Busch Gardens’ Nairobi Field Station now allows greater interaction between guests and the park’s animal ambassadors. The new area is called Jambo Junction, a name inspired by a Swahili greeting. At Jambo Junction, you can participate in animal feedings, lessons in husbandry and behavior training. Featured animals include Caribbean flamingos, lemurs, cuscuses, sloths and opossums.
Bird Gardens - Soar over to our Bird Gardens area to check out almost 500 tropical birds from around the globe. You can enjoy the Wild Wings of Africa show, see our feather-filled aviary, and experience the powerful presence of bald and golden eagles in Eagle Canyon. After the show you can talk to conservation educators about how to attract birds to your own backyard.
Lory Landing - The domed habitat showcases a variety of brilliantly colored birds including several species of parrots, including lorikeets, as well as hornbills and pheasants in both free flight and observational environments.
Congo River Rapids is the perfect way to cool down
after a day of adventure.
Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy - Created and directed by renowned theatrical and circus impresario Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is an exotic encounter inspired by nature’s unpredictable creations, brought to life in the Moroccan Palace by an international cast of soaring aerialists, spine-bending contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians. The astounding feats are enhanced by spectacular costumes, which were nominated for an American Theatre Wing Best Costume Design Award. From the Butterfly Ballet and Flipping Monkeys to the Hopping Frog Jugglers and Stretching Lizards, this world-class explosion of athleticism and Broadway theatrics will exhilarate and entertain audiences of all ages.
Sweet Music: The Sounds of the Motor City - The new show features more than a dozen singers and dancers paying tribute to popular songs of the Motown era daily in the Marrakesh Theater. It opens with a fast-paced, colorful rendition of Martha And The Vandellas’ Dancing in the Street. Guests will also recognize such classic songs as My Guy, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Mr. Postman and I Heard It Through the Grapevine.
Sesame Street presents “Lights, Camera, Imagination!” - Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and other lovable Sesame Street characters try to save the Sesame Street Film Festival. Their adventures are brought to life with zany 4-D gags and special effects like wind, water and jump-out-of-your-seat surprises. Showing daily in Timbuktu’s 4-D Theater.
“Pirates 4-D” - A swashbuckling 4-D comedy for the entire family, the Caribbean caper combines the latest 4-D special-effects technology with multi-sensory theater effects to thrill guests of all ages. The 750-seat Timbuktu Theater features four digital projectors that run simultaneously, and guests wear 3-D glasses to view the visual effects that allow the film action to vault off the screen. Surround-sound speakers built into the seats and special effects, including wind and sprays of water, further immerse the audience in this treasure-hunt adventure.
“Critter Castaways” - Using the same encouragement-based training philosophy our animal trainers use throughout our parks, a cast of unlikely characters – including dogs, cats, ducks and doves – comes together to create a side-splitting show with surprise twists that will have the whole family laughing.
Crown Colony House Restaurant - Relax in air-conditioned comfort and take in a panoramic view of the Serengeti Plain while you enjoy courteous full table service, authentic African roadhouse ambiance and a diverse menu that includes delicious upscale entrees, refreshing salads and hearty sandwiches all house-made with the freshest ingredients by our culinary team.
Dine with Elmo and Friends - Families can share breakfast or lunch with Elmo and Friends on select days at an outdoor dining facility in Sesame Street Safari of Fun. Fill up on hugs from everyone’s favorite characters, delicious food served buffet-style and family together time during these unique dining experiences. The menu includes items sure to please both adults and kids alike!
Bengal Bistro - Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious lunch as your young adventurers explore Jungala. Bengal Bistro—the newly remodeled Vivi Restaurant—is the perfect place to view Jungala’s village. At this cafeteria-style bistro, the Busch Gardens’ culinary staff prepares your lunch fresh, offering Catch of the Jungle fish, wraps and sandwiches, salads and vegetarian options.
Orang Café - Watch endangered Bornean orangutans swing across their habitat from the patio of Orang Café. Whether it is snack items or entrees, Orang Café’s menu is designed to be “kid-siderate.” Children will appreciate the family-friendly menu items like “dirt sundaes,” chicken “stripes” and bug candy. The menu also includes assorted fresh fruit, wraps and other entrees.
Zambia Smokehouse - Witness the power of SheiKra —America’s first dive coaster—as you dine on delicious barbeque. The new 500-seat indoor/outdoor Zambia Smokehouse makes guests part of the action, as diners sit directly beneath the wings of the new roller coaster. Entrees include chicken, beef brisket and the park's famous ribs, all slow-smoked for hours over real hickory and oak.
Desert Grill - Palatial architecture, exotic entertainment and air-conditioned comfort come together to make your meal at the Desert Grill truly unforgettable. Watch a live performance while you dine on outstanding entrees like Baby Back Ribs or Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo — all served fast and fresh. You'll also find specialty salads, hot and hearty sandwiches, delectable desserts and a complete kid's menu.
Sultan’s Sweets - Start your day at Busch Gardens with a steaming cup of gourmet coffee and muffins, cinnamon buns and pastries made fresh daily in the park. Stroll through the shop and feast your eyes on an incredible array of sweet treats including hand-made candies, cakes and the deliciously decadent Wild Indulgence Fudge.
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Spaceship Earth at Walt Disney World's Epcot
1200 Epcot Resort Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
EPCOT, is an ever-changing international and discovery showplace covering 305 acres opened Oct. 1, 1982. Where can you travel to
four continents, soar over the richly diverse landscape of the Golden State, take a rocket ride to Mars, explore land and
sea adventures, experience future technologies today and journey into your imagination -- all in one vacation? Epcot,
the Walt Disney World celebration of human achievement and discovery, is a one-stop vacation spot for all of that.
From the moment you enter Epcot you are instantly transported into two distinctive worlds:
Future World, a high-energy, high-tech land where guests thrill to the pulse-racing liftoff of Mission: SPACE, take a high-speed spin
on the hairpin turns and straight-aways at Test Track and experience Soarin', an exhilarating aerial adventure that immerses guests
in a multi-sensory experience, complete with sights, sounds, scents and the caress of warm breezes.
Future World takes guests to new dimensions with high-energy passports to excitement:
Spaceship Earth is Future World’s landmark adventure. On a time-travel journey, guests discover how each generation of mankind has
invented the future for the next generation, and how the spirit of innovation has moved people from the caves to the cosmos. A new
finale provides guests the opportunity to imagine their futures.
Soarin' takes guests on a breathtaking aerial journey over California, with a bird’s-eye view and an extraordinary sensation
of free flight. Using stunning cinematic artistry and Imagineering-developed motion-based technology, the experience is intensified
with sweeping winds and the fragrance of orange blossoms and pine trees.
Mission: SPACE presented by HP offers guests a one-of-a-kind simulated space adventure -- from exhilarating liftoff to the
weightlessness of outer space.
Test Track, presented by General Motors, invites guests to buckle up and brace themselves for the longest and fastest ride ever
in Vacation Kingdom history.
Universe of Energy featuring "Ellen's Energy Adventure" with Ellen DeGeneres, Jamie Lee Curtis and Bill Nye the Science Guy.
DeGeneres plays a woman who dreams she's on the popular game show "Jeopardy!" As part of the show, guests venture into a re-creation
of the primeval world complete with moving, roaring, life-size dinosaurs.
Imagination! presented by Kodak includes Journey Into Imagination with Figment, featuring the playful purple dragon demonstrating
the power of imagination; ImageWorks-The Kodak "What If?" Labs; and the 3-D sensation "Honey, I Shrunk the Audience."
The Land, presented by Nestle USA, features Soarin'; the motion picture "Circle of Life," an environmental fable starring several
characters from "The Lion King"; and the Living with the Land boat ride through greenhouses of the future.
The Seas with Nemo & Friends includes an undersea voyage aboard “clamobiles” with the clownfish Nemo and his pals;
“Turtle Talk With Crush,” a real-time animated character that talks, plays and jokes with guests; and one of the world’s
largest saltwater aquariums, featuring a two-story viewing area of a coral reef filled with colorful marine life.
Innoventions, a dazzling showcase where guests can be among the first to experience the technologies of today that will
shape their lives tomorrow.
Board a "clamobile" and gently descend below the waves into a colorful
underwater world where Nemo and his friends explore colorful tropical reefs,
discover ancient shipwrecks, meet beautiful sea creatures and avoid lurking peril.
In Future World, restaurants feature regional American favorites from gourmet pizza to fresh seafood. All Epcot restaurants have children's
value meals and can accommodate special dietary needs with advance notice.
Want to meet your favorite Disney character? At Epcot Character Spot, located in Innoventions West, Mickey Mouse is joined by longtime
Disney character friends such as Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Pluto and Chip and Dale. They host and present five themed areas -- brightly colored
cartoon settings depicting transportation, space, energy, land and communication -- for meet-and-greets and photos with guests during
Future World operating hours
World Showcase, a world of multi-cultural enchantment, featuring marketplaces bustling with international flavor and a dazzling display
of countries that transports guests through the magical worlds of 11 nations with just a few steps. Across World Showcase Lagoon, 11 nations
display authentic wares, ethnic cuisine, shows, entertainment and architecture representing their cultures. World Showcase ambassadors
come from across the globe to represent their homelands. As part of the show, holidays and festivals are commemorated by the ambassadors in ways
they would be celebrated "back home," allowing Epcot guests to join in these international celebrations. Even the landscaping changes
from country to country around the 1.3-mile promenade.
Clockwise around the promenade:
Mexico - with an authentic marketplace, lively Mariachi bands and "Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros" -- a boat
ride through a festive Mexican celebration.
Norway - where guests embark on a voyage through time beginning in a 10th century Viking village.
China - with unique live entertainment and a Circle-Vision 360 film, "Reflections of China," that showcases past and present China
and takes guests to seven cities around the country.
Germany - transports guests with authentic surroundings inspired by towns along the Rhine and in Bavaria.
Italy - romance and beauty featured in a reproduction Doge's Palace of Venice.
USA - The American Adventure showcases important moments in U.S. history.
Japan - featuring spectacular gardens and outdoor entertainment.
Morocco - where 19 Moroccan artisans spent months re-creating the intricate, colorful tile masterpieces of this North African country.
France - the setting for aromatic bakeries, beautiful shops and gardens, artists and an enchanting film tour through its
cities and countryside.
United Kingdom - with lovely flower gardens, cobbled streets and corner pub.
Canada - with entertainment by a bagpipe band and a Circle-Vision 360 film through some of Canada's most picturesque regions.
.Soarin' is a multi-sensory attraction for big kids, teens and adults in Epcot theme park
that simulates a peaceful hang-gliding flight over the Golden State of California.
At World Showcase, you might spot Mickey and his friends at The American Adventure, Belle and the Beast at France, Snow White in Germany
(home to a miniature train and village), or Jasmine and Aladdin in Morocco. You may even see the whole gang coming your way in a
double-decker bus ready for a sing-along.
The Disney princesses -- Belle, Jasmine, Snow White, Aurora, Mary Poppins, Pocahontas, Ariel, Alice and Mulan -- are special guests at Princess Storybook Dining at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Norway. The World Showcase eatery, inspired by the famous 14th century Castle Akershus in Oslo, Norway, is the perfect setting for a “royal” breakfast, lunch or dinner. The restaurants of World Showcase offer authentic cuisine from around the globe, from Beijing Duck carved tableside in China’s Nine Dragons,to chicken couscous in Morocco’s Restaurant Marrakesh, to chocolate soufflé in France’s Bistro de Paris. Guests can make dining reservations for nearly two dozen restaurants through Epcot Guest Relations, at the individual restaurants or 407/WDW-DINE.
Epcot is the site for one-of-a-kind world entertainment and special events, including the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival,one of the world's largest outdoor festivals of its kind; Epcot International Food & Wine Festival; and Epcot Summer Series, featuring world-renowned live entertainment and every day ends with a spectacular performance of "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth," a nighttime spectacular filled with the fiery glow of torches, a high-energy sound track, sky-piercing lasers and thunderous fireworks finale like no other!
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Sorcerer Mickey's Hat at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios
3111 World Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Disney's Hollywood Studios, the showbiz-themed park has nearly doubled in size since opening day in 1989, a real working film,
TV and radio studio, as well as the theme park are located on 135 acres inside the Walt Disney World Resort.
It's on with the show, where guests of all ages are immersed in the glitz, glamour and excitement of show business --
strolling down Hollywood Boulevard surrounded by the sights, sounds and personalities of Tinseltown in the 1930s;
learning how classic Disney characters are brought to life through the magic of animation; blasting off on a wild limousine
ride with Aerosmith as the guide; or becoming immersed in the world of big-budget movie car chases and the excitement of high-flying
stunt performers. There are more shows, "reel"-life adventures and star-gazing opportunities than ever before at Disney's Hollywood
Studios in Walt Disney World Resort.
Attractions at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park, centered on stardom and spectacle, include high-speed rides, high-octane stunt
shows and hilarious live performances: something for everyone! Use Disney's FASTPASS system on popular attractions to reduce wait times!
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create a new 3-D attraction
with an eye-popping digital presentation leveraging Dolby 3-D to deliver a vivid and realistic experience. The dramatic musical score
and motion simulator-based technology immerse guests in the Star Wars galaxy like never before on a theme park attraction.
More than 50 story combinations are possible for guests to experience aboard Star Tours, so guests can enjoy the attraction multiple
times without ever experiencing the same adventure. In fact they never know where the Force will take them!
The American Idol Experience captures the energy and excitement of the “American Idol” TV series, with some guests
auditioning to take the spotlight onstage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios while fellow guests cheer them on from the audience and
vote for their favorite singer with instant results. Performers with the highest votes during the day’s preliminary shows return
for a high-energy grand finale show that same evening. In addition to their new-found theme park fame, the top vote-getter receives
“The American Idol Experience” Dream Ticket, which allows an eligible holder to schedule a front-of-the-line audition to a future
regional audition for the “American Idol” television show.
Toy Story Mania! is an innovative new ride-game experience that combines memorable film characters from Disney•Pixar classics “Toy Story”
and “Toy Story 2” with games guests can play. Donning 3-D glasses, guests shrink to the size of a toy and hop fanciful ride vehicles
following a midway-themed route. At each game booth, they aim for animated targets using their own special on-board spring-action shooter.
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is an indoor roller coaster that features a high-speed
launch of 0-57 mph in 2.8 seconds, three inversions, rock-concert lighting and a specially created Aerosmith soundtrack blasting
from 120 onboard speakers in each coaster train.
Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show is a high-octane adventure "imported" from Disneyland Paris. Performed
multiple times daily in a 6.5-acre stunt arena, the 30-minute show features high-speed chases, car and motorcycle jumps, pyrotechnic
explosions, high-falls, two-wheel driving and high-speed spins.
Sounds Dangerous Starring Drew Carey is a show at ABC Sound Studios that allows guests to experience a comedic side to a police
detective's chase through the use of three-dimensional sound. Headphones at each seat make the audience feel as if they are along
for the ride.
The Twilight Zone™ Tower of Terror While “sequels” sometimes don’t measure up to their originals, the latest version of The Twilight Zone™
Tower of Terror at Disney's Hollywood Studios multiplies the thrills inside the 13-story haunted hotel with technology that actually places
the attraction in control of each ride experience. Random ride and drop sequences make the attraction faster and add more drops than ever before.
In addition, visual, audio and olfactory special effects make Tower of Terror one of the most advanced multi-sensory attractions anywhere
in the world. Ghostly apparitions, rocketing ascents, more “air time” and cannon blasts of chilling air are just a few of the surprises
in store for brave Walt Disney World guests.
Honey, I Shrunk The Kids Movie Set Adventure takes guests on an experience of what it feels like to be the size of an ant as they make their way
through a jungle of giant blades of grass where awesome insects lurk. It's a jungle out there as guests experience hidden slides, caves, spider webs,
a "leaky hose," giant toys, tunnels and ants in a "backyard" from the hit film, "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids."
Muppet Vision 3-D, Jim Henson's legendary puppets and special-effects wizardry combine with Disney's famous Audio-Animatronics
technology, explosive in-theater effects and 3-D action and animation on 70mm film, in a wild and wacky multi-dimensional experience.
The Great Movie Ride is an attraction for all ages that celebrates Hollywood and the history of film. The thrill begins when you enter
the full-scale reproduction of Hollywood's historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre. As you wander through the lobby of the theater, check out
the rotating exhibit of costumes, props and set pieces on display, which may include a pair of Dorothy's ruby slippers from the classic
The Wizard of Oz.
Sorcerer Mickey at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios
Entertainment at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park consists of Broadway-style musicals, Disney Character meet and greets, parades
and live shows that flow through the streets and a nighttime fireworks spectacle. For show schedules, check the Park calendar or Times Guide.
Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage in Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park is a lavish 25-minute, Broadway-style musical for Guests
of all ages based on the hit Disney movie that brings to life the tender love story of Belle and the Beast.
Disney Channel Rocks! - a live concert featuring tunes from Hannah Montana, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, Sonny With A Chance,
Shake It Up!, JONAS, StarStruck and more. The action starts when the performers face off for a full-scale guys vs. girls dance challenge.
But that's just the warm up to see how you will bust it out. A few Guests will be invited on stage to learn rock star basics and
show off their moves.
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! is a scheduled 30-minute live show that recreates many of the memorable scenes from the
Indiana Jones movie series—and reveals the secrets behind the stunts and special effects—for big kids, teens and adults alike. The stunts are
left to the pros in this action-packed live show that re-creates the heart-pounding heroics of classic adventure films through movie stunt
The Magic of Disney Animation is an informative 20-minute show at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park where Guests of all ages are
invited to discover the process of creating animated characters. Go behind the scenes of animated Disney classics like Aladdin, Beauty
and the Beast and The Lion King for a look at how Disney animators create your favorite characters. Join Mushu from Mulan and a real
Disney animator as together they illustrate—in a humorous and an easy-to-understand way—the basics of creating animated characters and
Voyage of the Little Mermaid is a scheduled 15-minute show appropriate for the entire family that recreates the popular Disney
animated film The Little Mermaid using colorful puppets, live performers, special effects and movie clips. Begin in the reef-walled theater
and feel the cooling effects of water mists. Follow Ariel as she travels back and forth from the ocean floor full of fish and mercreatures
up to the world where she dreams to be, among the humans.
Fantasmic! is a theatrical spectacular featuring Sorcerer Mickey in a tale of fantasy and fright with lasers, lights, fire and water,
and is presented on select nights in the 6,500-seat Hollywood Hills amphitheater. In a dream-world battle of good versus evil, Mickey's
imagination comes to life -- from the whimsical ways of his colorful friends to the darkness of the Disney villains.
Disney Junior – Live on Stage! provides preschoolers the chance to sing, dance and play! Popular Characters come to life with
enchanting puppets, bright visuals, whimsical scenery and catchy songs. Join the gang from Disney Junior shows like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,
Handy Manny and Little Einsteins. Be on the lookout for the cast of Jake and the Never Land Pirates—the newest addition to the Disney Junior
lineup—as they thwart their foe, Captain Hook!
Journey Into Narnia: Prince Caspian is a walk-through attraction for Guests of all ages. Enter through the portal and see what rich
enchantment the Disney Imagineers have created, working side-by-side with the filmmakers to produce this extraordinary three-dimensional
extension of The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
Studio Backlot Tour is a 35-minute, behind-the-scenes guided walk and tram ride showcasing the art of special effects in movies.
Go behind the scenes for a backstage look at how the magic of movies is made! Begin your guided tour with a short walk to a special outdoor
viewing area and discover how battles and storms at sea are created with the help of water tanks and pyrotechnics. Lucky Guests chosen
beforehand will get the unique opportunity to participate in the Harbor Attack, creating battle scenes at sea.
Walt Disney: One Man's Dream is a multimedia gallery attraction for Guests of all ages. Take a self-guided tour through the exhibits
of photographs, audio interviews and memorabilia that tell the story of Walt Disney—the man whose life accomplishments still intrigue and
inspire people the world over. Specifically created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Walt Disney's birth, Walt Disney: One Man's Dream
is a trip through time that starts with his birth in 1901 in Chicago, Illinois and continues through his inventions, innovations and
visions for a company that has become synonymous with magic.
Phineas & Ferb debut at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios
Special Events at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park give you the chance to honor the holidays, participate a stellar graduation
celebration, and meet and greet stars—from Hollywood, from the sports world and even celebrities from another galaxy!
Star Wars Weekends combine the power of the Force and the magic of Disney into a multi-weekend event that takes place in spring.
Working in close partnership with the creative minds at Lucasfilm, Disney's Hollywood Studios creates interactive experiences that
immerse guests in the most popular film saga of all time. Star Tours, the Disney's Hollywood Studios attraction created by Disney
and George Lucas, serves as the centerpiece of the celebration.
The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights on the Streets of America is a breathtaking seasonal display featuring millions
of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music. The lights are so extensive you may find it hard to comprehend their magnitude.
Entire buildings are blanketed in sheets of multi-colored lights, and thousands more lights form twirling carousels, heavenly angels,
and even Santa and his reindeer. Approximately every 10 minutes, the lights dim and then dramatically spring to life — dynamically
choreographed to traditional holiday music. You have to see the effect to believe it!
ESPN The Weekend is a sports fan's dream, featuring more than 30 sports celebrities. Popular ESPN shows -- including "SportsCenter,"
"Baseball Tonight" and "Cold Pizza" -- broadcast live from the theme park and athletes take part in interactive experiences with
fans throughout the weekend.
Dining at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park includes a range of restaurants and experiences from Character Dining to casual, quick-service
to upscale, from less than $15 USD to $60 USD per person. Price range based on average Guest check, not including alcohol, tax and tip.Shops and restaurants
continue the adventure through Tinseltown history and lifestyle. The Hollywood Brown Derby faithfully recalls the landmark Hollywood restaurant,
a caricature-walled meeting place of the stars where gossip washed down the signature Cobb salad and grapefruit cake.
"California Crazy" architecture on a quiet lake serves up snacks and desserts from buildings created in the form of a tramp steamer
and "Gertie," a life-size dinosaur. Around the bend, 50's Prime Time Cafe takes guests into the kitchenettes of '50s sitcoms for dining atop
laminated tables next to old-fashioned TVs tuned in to reruns of long-ago shows. Other themed dining opportunities include:
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant, Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano, Backlot Express, ABC Commissary and Hollywood & Vine.
The glitz and glamour of the Hollywood Heydays from the 1930s and 1940s are captured by the neon, chrome, art deco and modern architecture
throughout Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park. The courtyard of the Hollywood's historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre features handprints
of numerous show business stars who have visited the studios, including Alan Alda, Lauren Bacall, Robin Williams, Charlton Heston,
Samuel L. Jackson, Sylvester Stallone, Bette Midler, Tom Cruise, Jim Henson and even Kermit the Frog. In front of the Chinese Theater is
Mickey's Sorcerer's Hat. At 122 feet tall, it crowns Disney's Hollywood Studios with magic inspired by the Disney animated classic,
"Fantasia." Sunset Boulevard pays tribute to the glamorous theater district in all its glory. It also includes a shopping area with gifts,
and light dining and snacks at the outdoor Sunset Ranch Market.
Disney's Hollywood Studios immerses guests in the glamour of show business 365 days a year with thrilling attractions, incredible
Broadway-style shows, world-class atmosphere entertainment and interactive film, television and radio production facilities. For more information,
call 407/824-4321 or visit: Disney's Hollywood Studios
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Universal's Islands of Adventure
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
Orlando, FL 32819
Universal Island's of Adventure Features the World's Most Technology Advanced Rides and Attractions. State-of-the-art technology is uniquely combined with storytelling and adventure at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park. With Academy Award-winning producer/director Steven Spielberg as creative consultant, Islands of Adventure is home to some of the most thrilling and technologically advanced rides and attractions ever made. Opened in 1999, the 110-acre theme park features spectacularly themed islands, all with one-of-a-kind rides, attractions, shows, shops and restaurants, imaginatively themed to each particular island.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
From printed page to silver screen, you've shared his every adventure. Now, you can experience the excitement for yourself at the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Here you can pass through the towering Hogwarts™ castle gates and explore the familiar passageways, classrooms and corridors. Visit the shops of Hogsmeade™ and sample fare from the wizarding world’s best-known establishments, including the Three Broomsticks™ and the Hog’s Head.
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ - Make your way through the familiar classrooms and corridors of 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! This amazing new attraction uses groundbreaking technology (and a little magic) to create a one-of-a-kind ride experience.
Dragon Challenge™ - You'll need the courage of a Triwizard Tournament™ champion as you mount one of two dragons – an aggressive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail – that twist, loop and nearly collide in an intertwining roller coaster chase across the sky. Dragon Challenge™ is actually two high-speed roller coasters – each "dragon" is a completely different ride.
Flight of the Hippogriff™ - Follow Hagrid's instructions as you learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse. Then you’ll take off on a family-friendly coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid's hut.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Marvel Super Hero Island
This island is forever caught in an epic battle between Marvel super heroes and super villains.
Doctor Doom’s Fearfall - Doctor Doom’s diabolical device is designed to extract fear from hapless riders. Guests are strapped in and rocketed 185 feet into the air then dropped faster than gravity itself.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man - Guests don 3-D Spider-Vision glasses and careen through the streets of New York to help Spider-Man defeat Doc Ock in an amazing 3-D adventure.
Incredible Hulk Coaster - Riders experience the power of the Incredible Hulk as Dr. Bruce Banner’s gamma-ray accelator launches them on a high-speed roller coaster rampage.
Storm Force Accelatron - X-Men superhero Storm summons the forces of nature by putting riders in a whirling, twirling, spinning power generator.
This delightful land is where everyone’s favorite cartoon characters live when they are not in the pages of the Sunday comics.
Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls - Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-Right must save Nell from the clutches of Snidely Whiplash, and, in so doing, sends guests rocketing over a waterfall in this wild and wet flume ride.
Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges - A white-water raft ride which puts riders in the middle of the age-old conflict between Popeye and Bluto.
Me Ship, The Olive - An interactive play area where children can climb, crawl and play in and around Popeye’s ship.
Dinosaurs come roaring back to life on this tropical island based on the famous novel and motion pictures.
Jurassic Park River Adventure - A leisurely raft ride through the backwaters of Jurassic Park allows the curious to see and be seen by friendly dinosaurs, until something goes terribly wrong, placing guests face-to-face with a gigantic T-Rex.
Pteranodon Flyers - Children get a Pteranodon’s view of Camp Jurassic as they glide gently through the air.
Camp Jurassic - A prehistoric playground of discovery, with caverns, amber mines and dinosaur nets to explore.
Jurassic Park Discovery Center - A hands-on interactive area where guests can scan fossilized skeletons, examine dinosaur eggs and view velociraptors hatching.
The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman
The Lost Continent
Myths and legends become reality on this mysterious island which features three sections: one based on ancient Greece with temples and crumbling ruins, the second resembling a bustling North African bazaar and the third a medieval English village from the days of King Arthur.
Poseidon’s Fury - Guests tour the ancient temple of Poseidon, only to be drawn into an epic undersea battle.
The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad Stunt Show - Guests experience amazing stunts and feats of skill as Sindbad attempts to rescue the beautiful Princess Amoura from the evil witch Miseria.
Awash with color, music and whimsy, Seuss Landing is where the beloved books of Dr. Seuss spring to life.
The High In The Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!™ - On this twin-tracked ride you'll take a gentle journey high above the colorful rides and attractions of Seuss Landing. One track of the trolley even circles around the inside of Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous™ letting you wave at the guests dining below.
The Cat In The Hat - Guests ride a moving couch through the pages of Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” and meet the world’s most mischievous feline.
Caro-Seuss-el - An interactive merry-go-round featuring an array of whimsical Seussian creatures.
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish - Riders steer their fish through a circular obstacle course of playfully squirting fountains.
If I Ran The Zoo - This interactive play area provides a fun-filled spot for children to romp amid Seussian-styled creatures.
Prepare for an adventure in dining at Universal's Islands of Adventure! From epic feasts to healthy snacks you’ll find everything you need to keep your hunger and thirst at bay. You can relax and enjoy a memorable meal at the award-winning Mythos Restaurant® or just grab a slice of pizza and a soft drink on the go. The Three Broomsticks™ in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ lets you enjoy an authentic British meal in the wizarding village of Hogsmeade™. Don't forget about the Islands of Adventure Character Breakfast where your kids can meet characters such as The Cat in the Hat™ and more (reservations and theme park admission required).
Around every bend is another epic adventure. Around every corner awaits another once-in-a-lifetime thrill. Take an unforgettable journey through the uniquely themed islands of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, where the world's most cutting edge rides, shows and interactive attractions bring your favorite stories, myths, cartoons, comic book heroes and children's tales to life.
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Exploring the wilds of Africa on a Safari Trek with life-like LEGO animals
One LEGOLAND Way
World's Largest LEGOLAND® Park Custom-Built For LEGO Fans, Young Families
Winter Haven, FL 33884
They've been used to create everything from sea serpents and soaring cathedrals to likenesses of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. But when more than 50 million LEGO® bricks are fully assembled in Central Florida this October, they'll produce the most stunning creation yet - LEGOLAND® Florida.
Inspired by the ubiquitous LEGO brick, dubbed "Toy of the Century" by Fortune Magazine, the new 150-acre theme park will cater to kids ages 2 to 12 with more than 50 family-focused rides, shows and attractions, and a breathtaking botanical garden.
Just 45 minutes west of Disney and a 45-minute drive east from Tampa, LEGOLAND Florida rests along the shores of Lake Eloise in the city of Winter Haven. Guests will experience 10 easy-to-navigate and highly-themed zones:
The Beginning serves as the park's entry and features the Island in the Sky, a 100-foot rotating platform ride that offers a 360° view of the entire park. Also found here are The Big Shop - one of the largest LEGO retail stores in the world - and The Market Restaurant, which includes a coffee shop with freshly baked pastries, espresso, milk, juice, fruit and yogurt, as well as freshly prepared, healthy family meals served throughout the day.
Island in the Sky - 150-foot rotating platform ride that provides a 360° view of LEGOLAND Florida
Fun Town offers families a firsthand look at how LEGO bricks are made from factory to finish. This zone is also the location of a two-story Grand Carousel with LEGO-themed horses and the Fun Town Theater, a 4D movie center that seats 700 and shows three different 4D movies throughout the day. Fun Town also features the Studio Store which sells licensed LEGO products.
Factory Tour - A firsthand look at how LEGO bricks are made from factory to finish
Fun Town Theater - Three different 4-D movies will show throughout the day at LEGOLAND's largest 4-D theater with seats for 700
LEGO Kingdoms is inspired by all things medieval and takes kids back to a time of knights, princesses and dragons. Major attractions include The Dragon, an indoor/outdoor steel roller coaster that offers a hilarious, behind-the-scenes view of life within the enchanted LEGOLAND Castle; and The Royal Joust where kids can storm the castle riding LEGO-themed horses and challenge other riders in a simulated joust.
The Dragon - an indoor/outdoor steel roller coaster that features a hilarious, behind-the-scenes view of life within the enchanted LEGOLAND Castle
Royal Joust - kids ride LEGO-themed horses through a number of medieval scenes where they encounter other riders in a simulated joust
Merlin's Challenge - climb aboard a mysterious wooden train ride powered by the wizard's magic
The Forestmen's Hideout - a multi-level tree and rope climb adventure
Princess Makeover - a little girl's dream-come-true transformation including a special photo to mark the day
The LEGO Technic Test Track takes guests
on a life size Technic Vehicle roller coaster adventure!
Miniland USA is the heart of every LEGOLAND Park, and home to eight remarkably themed areas that represent miniature versions of landmarks found throughout the United States.
Florida, This version of the Sunshine State spans the entire state from Mallory Square in Key West to antebellum mansions in the Panhandle. Miniland Florida also includes expanded areas for Kennedy Space Center and an interactive Daytona International Speedway® racing experience where guests can race LEGO brick cars
Las Vegas includes the world-famous Strip with casinos, a miniature wedding chapel, monorails and real-life sounds recorded in the city
Washington, D.C. features faithful re-creations of the White House (including the first family and "first dog"), as well as the U.S. Capitol building and Smithsonian museums
New York City is where a fleet of animated yellow taxicabs navigates the streets of TimesSquare, along with iconic landmarks like The Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Station and a 21-foot Empire State Building
California showcases a San Francisco skyline complete with the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street and painted row houses, as well as famous southern California icons like Grauman's Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Bowl, the Hollywood sign and Madame Tussauds
Pirates is a themed section that hosts a full-on swashbuckling pirate adventure and several large-scale ships
Land of Adventure entices adventurers of all ages to explore this fun-filled zone. Major attractions include Coastersaurus, a wooden coaster that curves and dips in and around a lifesized LEGO brick dinosaur; Lost Kingdom Adventure, a spectacular, Egyptian-themed dark ride that lets guests fire laser blasters and navigate an ancient ruined temple in all-terrain roadsters; and Safari Trek which explores the wilds of Africa and features amazingly life-like LEGO animals.
Coastersaurus - This junior coaster reaches curves and dips in and around a prehistoric jungle of animated and life-sized LEGO brick dinosaurs
Lost Kingdom Adventure - LEGOLAND Florida's spectacular dark ride invites guests to fire laser blasters at targets and brave the rugged Egyptian landscape in all-terrain roadsters, while attempting to unearth the vast treasures of a forgotten empire
Pharaoh's Revenge - This outdoor attraction lets children and parents fire soft foam balls at enemies and explore the complex maze of the Pharaoh's kingdom
Beetle Bounce - Launch 15-feet up toward intricate, brightly jeweled LEGO scarab beetles perched atop two monumental obelisks
Safari Trek - explores the wilds of Africa and features gorgeous, life-like LEGO animals
LEGO® Technic™ is the most "intense" zone in the park. Here courageous youngsters and daring adults will brave the LEGO® TECHNIC™ Test Track Coaster where they'll harness the power of acceleration, braking and maneuverability as they race a life-size LEGO TECHNIC vehicle along a wildly twisting track. This area is also home to AQUAZONE® Wave Racers, which lets riders zip in and out of waves as they dodge kid-powered water blasters on their own LEGO jet skis.
LEGO® TECHNIC™ Test Track - Brave guests feel the power of acceleration, braking and maneuverability as they race a life-size LEGO TECHNIC vehicle along a wild roller coaster track.
AQUAZONE® Wave Racers - Riders zip in and out of waves as they dodge water blasters on this dual water carousel ride
Technicycle - a zany pedal-powered spinning machine that shoot riders into the air
LEGO City is the perfect place for youngsters to live out their dreams in a scaled-down town created just for them. At Driving School (and its counterpart Jr. Driving School), youngsters from ages 3 to 13 get to drive their own car, navigate roads and earn a commemorative driver's license. Other major attractions include Boating School, a fun-filled ride that allows kids to captain their own mini-vessels; Flight School, a suspended rollercoaster that simulates the thrill of flight; and the LEGO City Rescue Academy, where families compete with one another in fire and police vehicles to be the first to put out a simulated "blaze" and save the day.
LEGO City Rescue Academy - where families compete with one another in fire and police vehicles to be the first to put out a simulated "blaze" and save the day
Driving School - a "real-life" driving experience for children ages 6 through 13, where kids receive their official LEGOLAND driver's license
Junior Driving School - a pint-size version driving school course for children ages 3 through 5
Boating School - all aboard this fun-filled ride that allows kids to captain their own mini-vessels
Flying School - a suspended steel coaster that lets kids experience the thrill of flight
The Big Test - this interactive show uses acrobatics, music and playful fun to teach fire safety as the zany crew of Fun Town Fire Department attempts to conquer the "Big Test" to become official firefighters
Amazing Adventures await young families with children ages 2 - 12
at Florida's newest theme park attraction, LEGOLAND Florida
Imagination Zone is the most hands-on section of the park, emphasizing exploration and creation. The zone is home to several of the most visually exciting LEGO models in the world, including a giant replica of Albert Einstein's head. The Imagination Zone is where guests can build a LEGO car they can test against the competition on the digitally timed track; or build and program cutting-edge, computerized LEGO MINDSTORMS® robots. It's also home to Kid Power Towers, where kids and parents hoist themselves up to the top of a tower to get a great view of the entire park, then enjoy a fun "free-fall" to the bottom.
Hero Factory - immersive interactive play area based on LEGO's popular Hero Factory line
Build & Test - Build a LEGO car and test it against the competition on the digitally timed track
LEGO MINDSTORMS™ - Build and program cutting-edge, computerized LEGO MINDSTORMS™ robots
Kid Power Towers - Kids and parents alike hoist themselves up to the top of a tower to get a great view of the entire park and lovely Lake Eloise, and then enjoy a fun "free-fall" to the bottom
DUPLO® Village is an ideal area for the youngest set who get to fly a plane, drive a car or explore a whole town designed with their height in mind. The little guys call all the shots here on Big Rig Rally, Granny’s Jalopies and the Junior Fire Brigade where tots become voluntary firemen and work together to extinguish "flames".
Big Rig Rally - buckle up in a semi truck and drive through the desert to deliver your cargo
Junior Fire Academy - tots become voluntary firemen and work together to extinguish "flames"
Granny's Jalopies - a beeping horn and a bumpy ride are sure to induce giggles from riders of all ages
DUPLO Farm - slide, climb and crawl through and around a whole host of friendly farm animals
DUPLO Playtown - pretend play at its best as little ones take over a mini town built especially for them
Pirates' Cove rests along the picturesque shores of Lake Eloise, but alas, has been taken over by a host of swashbuckling LEGO "mini-fig" pirates who star in a live-action, water-stunt show that will bring families nose to nose with all the action.
In addition to the 10 zones, LEGOLAND Florida has taken great care to preserve the soul of the park - the historic gardens established on the grounds of its Cypress Gardens predecessor more than 75 years ago. The setting has been restored to its pristine condition, and the collection of native plants, including azaleas and camellias, has been reclaimed and combined with a range of exotic species to create a horticultural masterpiece. And still standing sentinel in the garden is the vast Banyan tree that was planted as a seedling in 1939.
A full day of high-energy, memory-making fun awaits families at LEGOLAND Florida, the ideal family vacation getaway with plenty of heart-pounding rides and exhilarating attractions in quite possibly the world’s most charming theme park setting.
For the most current information, log on to LEGOLANDFloridaResort.com.
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Mickey welcomes guests to Disney's
Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom
311 World Drive
Bay Lake, FL 32830
Seven happy lands transport guests to worlds of fantasy, adventure and wonder at Magic Kingdom, the first of four theme parks
that comprise the world's No. 1 vacation destination -- Walt Disney World Resort. Nestled on the shores of the picturesque Seven Seas
Lagoon, Magic Kingdom opened its gates Oct. 1, 1971, and has created smiles, laughter and fond memories for millions of guests ever since.
From the moment they step through its turnstiles, Magic Kingdom guests enter a storybook realm filled with Disney characters at every turn,
classic attractions including Pirates of the Caribbean and The Haunted Mansion, and dazzling entertainment such as "Dream Along with Mickey," "SpectroMagic," "Celebrate a Dream Come True" and "Wishes."
Lands and Attractions
Arranged in a circular layout with the golden spires of Cinderella Castle towering over the center, the seven lands of the
Magic Kingdom are, clockwise from park entrance:
Main Street, U.S.A. -- Walt Disney's childhood in Marceline, Mo., inspired this re-creation of a bustling thoroughfare in
early 20th century America, complete with horse-drawn trolley and vintage barbershop. Major attractions include the Walt
Disney World Railroad, a vintage steam engine that provides a scenic trip around the park with stops in Frontierland and
Mickey's Toontown Fair.
Adventureland -- Disney’s “True-Life Adventure” documentary films provided the spark for this exotic land of jungles and
wild animals. Major attractions include Pirates of the Caribbean, a rollicking buccaneer boat ride now featuring Captain
Jack Sparrow and other major characters from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series; Jungle Cruise, a tongue-in-cheek
trek down the world’s most famous rivers; The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, a high-flying spin on a magic carpet; and The
Enchanted Tiki Room-Under New Management, which puts a humorous spin on Disney’s first attraction to feature the three-dimensional
storytelling of Audio-Animatronics.
Main Street USA at the Magic Kingdom wearing its Autumn colors
Frontierland -- Tall tales of the Wild West come to life in this prairie outpost where cowboys and miners roam. Major attractions include Splash Mountain, a zip-a-dee-doo-dah log ride in search of Br'er Rabbit's "laughing place"; Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, a roller coaster ride through towering mesas and an unstable mine; and Country Bear Jamboree, a raucous revue of singing bear
Liberty Square -- Step back to the age of colonial America in this land honoring the country's early heritage. Major attractions
include The Haunted Mansion, a gothic manor containing a host of family-friendly frights from 999 happy haunts; and The Hall of
Presidents, a stirring Audio-Animatronics salute to the United States' chief executives and the struggles that built America.
Fantasyland -- Fairy tales spring from storybook pages in this whimsical land of castles, princesses and flying elephants. Major
attractions include “Mickey’s PhilharMagic,” a 3-D “sym-funny” of Disney music and characters presented in cutting-edge computer
animation; The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, which sends guests on a gentle journey through the Hundred Acre Wood; “it’s a
small world,” a musical voyage past colorful costumed dolls of all nationalities; Peter Pan’s flight, a pixie-dusted flight above
London to Neverland; and Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, a beautifully preserved merry-go-round of mighty steeds.
Mickey's Toontown Fair -- Come see where Mickey, Minnie and the gang live in this quaint country neighborhood. Major attractions include The Barnstormer, a kid-friendly roller coaster that zooms through Goofy's Wiseacre Farm; and Mickey's Country House, a walk-through tour of the famous mouse's house where guests have an opportunity to meet Mickey privately.
Tomorrowland Speedway - Experience the glory of the Indianapolis
Motor Speedway as you drive your own Indy 500-style race car
on a guided track all the way to the Victory Circle.
Tomorrowland -- Leap forward into the future in this neon-lit land of rocket ships and aliens. Major attractions include Stitch’s Great Escape! a close encounter with the naughty alien of “Lilo & Stitch”; Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, a whirling interactive battle against Evil Emperor Zurg; and Space Mountain, a high-speed roller coaster ride through the cosmos.
“Dream Along with Mickey” -- Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and other famous Disney friends must convince Donald Duck that dreams really do come true in this song-and-dance stage spectacular. Performed several times daily on the Cinderella Castle stage.
"Wishes" -- The voice of Jiminy Cricket narrates this story-in-the-sky fireworks spectacular about making wishes come true -- the biggest, boldest pyrotechnics display ever presented at Magic Kingdom.
"Celebrate a Dream Come True" -- Mickey Mouse leads this fanciful daily parade of Disney characters and live performers from Frontierland to Main Street, U.S.A., in a celebration of Disney animation.
"SpectroMagic” – The nighttime parade is a moving gallery full of lighting effects that re-create pixies and peacocks, sea horses and flying horses, flower gardens and fountains, and Mickey Mouse dressed in glistening lights.
The Magic Kingdom Brings Fantasy to Life For Walt Disney World Guests of all ages!
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Manta at SeaWorld takes families below the surface,
above the waves and beyond their expectations
7007 SeaWorld Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
SeaWorld takes families below the surface, above the waves and beyond their expectations. More than 200 acres of up-close animal encounters, thrilling attractions and lavish performances immerse guests in the mysteries of the sea. Whether riding a flying manta ray, getting drenched by Shamu, meeting dolphins, braving astounding thrill rides, counting the teeth on a shark or feeding seals and sea lions, vacation adventures become lifelong memories at SeaWorld.
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin® is SeaWorld’s single biggest attraction expansion ever. Guests can experience the mystery and wonder of Antarctic life on the ice through the eyes of a penguin, sensing the beauty and drama of their sometimes dangerous habitat. SeaWorld’s Antarctica is a family-ride that combines closer-than-ever animal connections with state-of-the-art interactive ride technologies for adventures that are different each time. Guests will explore a massive penguin colony in an expanse that envelops them in cool extremes, both above and below the penguins’ icy world. It’s a must-see, one-of-a-kind theme park experience only at SeaWorld in Orlando.
Manta - Inspired by the underwater flight of these powerful creatures, guests will fly face-down, in a horizontal position, underneath the belly of a coaster train shaped as a giant manta. With a wing span of 12 feet, the giant manta will soar over sea and sky in the most graceful flying coaster ever created.
Kraken - Orlando’s only floorless roller coaster – is themed after a massive, mythological underwater beast unleashed from the depths of the sea. Riders’ feet dangle as they travel in open-sided seats, riding on a pedestal above the track at speeds of 65 mph to heights of more than 140 feet.
Journey to Atlantis - This edge-of-your-seat water-coaster -- part water ride, part roller coaster -- thrill ride that plunges guests into the middle of a clash for the lost city of Atlantis. Riders encounter spine-tingling thrills, including two of the steepest, wettest and fastest drops to be found at any theme park in the world.
Wild Arctic - Wild Arctic takes guests on a thrilling, motion-based flight over the frozen North where they are enveloped in the beauty, exhilaration and danger of Arctic exploration. Stepping from the simulated jetcopter experience they enter a frozen wonderland with live beluga whales, walruses, harbor seals and polar bears.
Shamu's Happy Harbor, a children’s play area at SeaWorld, features fun for the entire family. Shamu Express is the park’s first family-oriented roller coaster. Themed after SeaWorld’s famous killer whale, the Shamu Express thrills children and parents alike while traveling down more than 850 feet of track at 26 mph. Jazzy Jellies lifts and spins families in over- sized seats, while Swishy Fishies enables adventurous youngsters to spin around a giant waterspout. Shamu’s Happy Harbor also features the Sea Carousel, the Flying Fiddler, a giant fiddler crab that descends vertically in a quick series of short drops and Ocean Commotion, a fanta-sea themed tug boat that swings passengers side to side. SeaWorld’s littlest guests can explore four stories of colorful climbing nets and tunnels, nine slippery slides and a splashy water maze.
SeaWorld SkyTower - The tower is the tallest observation tower in Florida at 400 feet, and contains a double decker rotating pod. The six minute ride will give you a bird's-eye view of entire park as far away as downtown Orlando. There is a fee in addition to park admission.
Shark Encounter takes you an a journey through the world's
largest underwater viewing tunnel for a rare,
as-close-as-you-dare look at these prehistoric predators.
One Ocean is SeaWorld’s all-new new killer whale show, debuting late spring. The show connects guests to the sea, and killer whales, with a new level of energy and excitement while it educates and inspires them to make a difference in this world.
Blue Horizons is a breakthrough theatrical spectacular that showcases graceful dolphins and false killer whales, a rainbow of exotic birds and an entire cast of world-class divers and aerialists draped in elaborate costumes. The vivid imagination of a young girl sets the stage for an emotional adventure to experience the power of the sea and the elegance of flight.
Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island stars the park's hilarious sea lions, otters and walrus in a swashbuckling adventure and a sensational tale of lost loot, pirate plunder and misadventure on the high seas.
Pets Ahoy! is a comical show featuring the talents of a menagerie of dogs, cats, birds, rats, skunks, pot-belly pigs, and other animals performing a series of uproarious and amazing skits. Most impressive is the fact that nearly all of the fabulous four-legged celebs were rescued from animal shelters before they found their fame at SeaWorld.
A'Lure … The Call of the Ocean tells the spectacular tale of the Sea Sirens, whose hypnotic calls have lured fisherman into their underwater lairs for centuries. It's a mariner’s story that comes to life with flying athletic performers, gravity-defying aerial tumblers and amazing silk yo-yo artists.
Shamu Express thrills children and parents alike while traveling
down more than 850 feet of track at 26 mph.
Key West at SeaWorld spans five acres and celebrates the legendary mystique and animals of the Florida Keys while it immerses guests in the quirky, carefree ambiance of America's southernmost city. Guests may feed and touch dolphins in a tropical lagoon with rolling waves, a sandy beach, underwater viewing and naturalistic coral reef -- as well as feed stingrays and see endangered sea turtles up-close.
TurtleTrek® is one of the first attractions with two massive naturalistic habitats, home to manatees and sea turtles, and a 3-D 360 degree dome theater. The dome allows a hyper-realistic 3D movie to be shown all around guests and even above them – not just in front of them or on only one screen. It’s this unique and immersive way of showcasing a sea turtle’s epic and astounding journey. Guests see two massive naturalistic habitats, one filled with hundreds of freshwater fish and gentle manatees, the other home to more than 1,500 saltwater fish and more than a dozen sea turtles.
Pacific Point Preserve is home to California sea lions and harbor seals. The 2½-acre naturalistic setting duplicates the rocky Northern Pacific coast.
Shark Encounter takes guests underwater, surrounding them with the spine-chilling denizens of the deep, including eels, barracuda, venomous fish, and sharks. The 60-foot shark tunnel in SeaWorld's Shark Encounter attraction is formed of acrylic panels weighing up to 5,000 pounds, and able to support the pressure of more than 500 tons of water.
Dolphin Nursery is home to dolphin mothers and their newborn calves.
Sharks Underwater Grill is a full-service, upscale restaurant that immerses guests in an underwater world to dine with the denizens of the deep. The “Floribbean-style” menu blends Caribbean and Florida fare with an emphasis on seafood. Priority seating can be arranged by calling (888) 800-5447 or by visiting the host stand at the restaurant.
Dine with Shamu® is Orlando's most immersive and memorable family dining experience. Guests get closer than ever to SeaWorld’s majestic whales while enjoying a delicious menu of seasonal and sustainable items at a reserved poolside table.
They’ll get an incredible glimpse into the interactions that occur between SeaWorld’s trainers and whales. They’ll find out what makes killer whales such unique animals. And, everyone will learn about the many things we all can do to help save valuable ocean resources and habitats by enjoying sustainable and natural foods.
Immersive Animal Connection Experiences:
VIP moments bring to life an array of opportunities to interact with amazing animals, and experience up-close tours and educational programs. Available year-round, these wild adventures offer a one-of-a-kind gift that creates a lifetime of memories. Visit SeaWorldOrlando.com for more information.
Beluga Interaction Program The Beluga Interaction Program is one of the few programs in the world where guests can experience up-close, hands-on interactions with majestic beluga whales. Participants suit up and kneel in the chilly 55-degree water for a shallow-water encounter in the whales’ habitat at Wild Arctic. The program is limited to four guests per session, and participants must be at least 10 years old.
Marine Mammal Keeper Experience From preparing daily diets to helping rescued manatees, guests work alongside marine mammal experts to learn about manatees, dolphins, sea lions, beluga whales. Participants must be at least 13 years of age. The 8-hour tour is $399 per person and includes park admission.
SeaWorld immerses guests in the mysteries of the sea through up-close animal discoveries, amazing attractions and rides and unforgettable performances. Whether riding a flying manta ray, getting drenched by Shamu, meeting dolphins, braving astounding thrill rides, counting the teeth on a shark or feeding seals and sea lions, vacation adventures become lifelong memories at SeaWorld.
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Universal Studios Orlando Where You Can Ride the Movies!
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
Orlando, FL 32819
The iconic Universal globe and archway mark the entrance to Universal Studios theme park at Universal Orlando Resort, where millions of guests can go behind the scenes and experience the most revolutionary rides and shows ever created. Imagine plummeting down a virtual 1,000-foot waterfall in Shrek 4-D or speeding through darkness in the world’s first psychological thrill ride in Revenge of The Mummy—The Ride or performing pulse-pounding stunts in the Fear Factor Live attraction.
Universal Studios, which opened in 1990, has evolved into an innovative entertainment experience with a personality all its own. Its cutting-edge attractions--based on pop-culture icons, Hollywood blockbuster films and hit television shows--transport visitors into a highly imaginative world where they can become heroes of their own adventures.
Universal Orlando’s creative consultant, Academy Award-winning producer/director Steven Spielberg, along with Universal’s creative team, have collaborated with makers of Hollywood’s hottest movies and T.V. shows to create attractions with powerful storylines and amazing special effects.
Universal Studios features an array of exhilarating, state-of-the-art rides, attractions and shows. They include:
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster This radically innovative attraction includes first-ever maneuvers, cutting-edge technology, songs that span across five genres of music and a personalized take-home music video available for purchase. The coaster features three first-ever maneuvers: the Double Take, the world’s largest non-inverted loop; the Treble Clef, where guests burst through a building façade on track shaped like the music symbol; and the Jump Cut, a spiraling, negative-gravity move. It uses ground-breaking technology to deliver a completely different experience.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit Roller Coaster
...Gasping with excitement, you'll rock out to the song
YOU pick before strapping in!
Fear Factor Live Perform gravity-defying stunts live in front of thousands as you compete head to head against other guests. Come eye-to-eye with creatures from your nightmares as they creep and crawl across your skin. Or, pulverize contestants from your seat with unexpected audience-induced mayhem. Whether you take part in the stunts or just watch all the action from the audience, it's unscripted, unpredictable, and unlike anything you've ever seen before. You've watched the TV show—now try to survive it.
Revenge of the Mummy - The Ride Based on the popular “Mummy” films, the world’s first “psychological thrill ride” places riders in seeming jeopardy, bringing them face-to-face with both physical and psychological fears – fear of the dark, fear of bugs, fear of fire, fear of falling, fear of being out of control and more.
Shrek 4-D The screen and theater come alive with the adventures of Shrek, Princess Fiona and Donkey in Shrek 4-D. As guests don green OgreVision glasses and sit in specially designed seats, they come face-to-face with ghostly foes, a steep 1,000-foot waterfall, and fire-breathing dragons. The attractionfeatures 12 minutes of imaginative 3-D animation, which bridges the narrative between the first Shrek film and its sequel, “Shrek 2.”
Men In Black Alien Attack Riding in high-tech “MIB training vehicles” through a huge New York Street set, guests try to zap more than 120 animatronic aliens in the world’s first life-sized, ride-through interactive video game. This interactive experience is the first attraction where guests determine the ride’s outcome by their individual and collective abilities.
Terminator 2: 3-D Based on the blockbuster motion picture, Terminator 2: 3-D is a 12-minute, 3-D film shot especially for Universal Studios that features the cast and creative team from the Terminator films. Guests are enveloped in the action through 3-D filmmaking, live action stunt work and innovative special effects.
Twister…Ride It Out Based on the hit film, Twister…Ride It Out places guests a mere 20 feet away from the awesome live spectacle of a five-story tornado. They encounter intensifying winds and pounding rain as they brave Mother Nature’s fury.
The Simpsons Ride Ride along with The Simpsons as they visit Krustyland, the low-budget theme park created by famed TV personality and shameless product huckster Krusty the Clown. Is somebody out to sabotage the park? You'll find out as you join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie and enter through the carnival-like midway.
A leisurely boat tour off the coast of Amity goes horribly wrong
when you suddenly come face to face with the largest
Great White shark ever seen...Jaws!
JAWS The incredibly realistic, multi-sensory ride adventure JAWS reawakens guests' most primal fears by recreating the spine-tingling thrills of Steven Spielberg's blockbuster movie.
Disaster - A Major Motion Picture Ride...Starring YOU Go behind the scenes at Disaster Studios and learn the secrets of disaster films from the "Master of Mayhem" himself, writer/producer/director/studio executive/self-proclaimed genius Frank Kincaid..
E.T. ADVENTURE E.T.'s adventure continues the saga of one of the world’s most beloved screen characters. Visitors are lifted to the stars as they climb aboard bicycles and venture across the endless universe with E.T. in an effort to save his dying home – the mysterious, mist-shrouded “Green Planet.”
The Blues Brothers - Guests can party on Delancey Street with famed Blues Brothers, Jake and Elwood.
Universal Orlando's Horror Make-Up Show - Take a close-up look at what goes into – and oozes out of – some of Hollywood's strangest creatures.
Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Revue - Guests can sing along with Universal’s classic monsters as they unleash their hot sound in a rock ‘n roll revue.
It’s everybody’s fantasy… to leap through the screen and find yourself in the middle of your favorite motion pictures.
At Universal Studios Orlando®, YOU become the star of some of the greatest movies and TV shows ever made!
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