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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Only at Universal's Islands of Adventure

Address: 6000 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819 (Florida Center)
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Ranked #13 of 236 Activities in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Adventure
Fee: Yes
Owner description: There are many ways to enjoy your Orlando vacation, but there is only...
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Adventure
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: There are many ways to enjoy your Orlando vacation, but there is only one place where vacation becomes adventure: Universal Orlando Resort. It is a unique destination featuring two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure, three magnificently themed on-site hotels and a nighttime entertainment complex. It's the only Orlando destination where you are not just entertained - you become part of the most exhilarating entertainment ever created. You can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, battle aliens alongside Agent J, and help Shrek save Princess Fiona in Shrek 4-D. Now open: the new, heart-warming and hilarious Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride. And coming soon: Transformers The Ride-3D. Universal Orlando Resort is part of NBCUniversal, a Comcast company.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
56 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing and the attention to detail is unbelievable. I haven't even seen all of the Harry Potter films and have never read the books but I just love it here at Universal IOA. Walking through Hogwarts is like walking in a film set and the new Hogwarts's Express is brilliant. We went on it in both directions... More 

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La Vernia, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Outstanding attention to detail & built to immerse you in the world of Harry Potter. I can't say enough about how authentic these (2) areas are & I'm not a real Harry Potter geek (I think I saw the first movie). Not a whole lot to do if you're not spending fairly serious money in the gift shops ($100 for... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Everyone else in the family love Harry Potter ( I'm a bit scared of it all ! ) but wow , we visited both worlds , amazing , so amazing, We go early to places , before the crowds , staff are wonderful, kids felt so special there ;),

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York Pa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I should say we are "young at heart", we loved walking through the castle. The portrait room was fun. We ate in that area. the food was fair but the butter beer was great. We watched the kids with their wands work items in store windows. This part of the park was charming, just like the books/movies.

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Columbia, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I recommend entering the park by way of Poseidon's Fury to get a breathtaking entrance in to Hogsmeade. There is such detail in the design of the area, the buildings and even the rides. We had a lot of fun on the Dragon Challenge double coaster and can't understand why it didn't have longer wait times. The hippogriff coaster is... More 

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atlanta
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8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Cannot, cannot say enough about how incredibly well done The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is done and Diagon Alley. This review will be about both. The attention to detail is spectacular. You really think you are in Diagon Alley and at Hogwarts. We went on a Wednesday, the week before Christmas, and the crowds were very manageable. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Harry Potter World was AMAZING. The time was taken to think of every detail within this park. From the butter-beer to the fire breathing dragon to the cast members in character the world comes alive. I was extremely impressed and found this to be a place extremely unique and worth the money. There are rides and attractions that are truly... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best attractions I have ever been to for being authentic. The shoos are amazing. When you turn the corner you feel trasformed into the book or movie.

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guelph
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We went to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter yesterday (December 16, 2014). The World is actually split between two parks (Universal and Islands of Adventure) so you have to buy admission to two parks ($136 plus tax, per person). We got the early admission (from Loews Royal Pacific hotel) so that we could enter the park at 8:00 instead... More 

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Port Jefferson, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

World of Harry Potter is one of the most spectacular theme parks i have ever been to. It is almost like they took the movie set and set it down in Orlando, exact, down to the smallest detail. The rides were amazing.

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