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Step inside a world where magic is real. Within Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ theme park you can visit the iconic Hogwarts™ castle and explore Hogsmeade™ village. And, at Universal Studios Florida™ theme park, you can enter Diagon Alley™ to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great set of Harry Potter. The buildings are so good and the rides even better. Hagrid ride is well worth the queue if you love rollercoasters. And the one in the castle and the bank are also good. Had ice cream which was 👌🏻 the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for your review! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and our attractions! I hope you were also able to try a Butterbeer while you were here as well. I hope you can visit us again soon! -Brianna

Reviewed yesterday

Went down there after the opening of the new Hagrid ride and it did not disappoint. The detail of everything in the work is amazing. They have the buildings, the castle and everything inside of the buildings is amazing. There are 3 rides encompassed in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks for your review! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and our attractions. I agree that trying a Butterbeer is a must do while you are here! See you again soon! -Brianna

Reviewed 2 days ago

Universal has a much more gaudy and edgy feel than WDW. It is clearly aimed more at kids and teens. But the Harry Potter areas are well with the price and reflect a quality as good as any of Disney areas. Even the restaurant and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience as well as your recommendation for our future Guests! I hope you were able to visit one of my favorite dining locations, especially Three Broomsticks; their Shepherd's Pie is absolutely amazing. I...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My favorite rides: Gringott’s bank and the train between Hogwarts and Diagon Alley. Everything about the Wizardjng World is straight out of the books. And it’s fun to see so many people who are really into it, wearing robes and making magical things happen with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! I, myself love to see our Guests dressed up and using their interactive wands, it definitely puts a smile on my face as well. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I am glad you were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great time crossing this off the bucket list with my daughter. Lines were a bit long but manageable. Rides were tons of fun.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Richard L
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Richard! I am so happy to see you were able to cross your visit off your bucket list! Thank you so much for visiting us with your daughter! I hope you had the opportunity to enjoy a Butterbeer during your visit or dine at...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far my favorite part of the park, the atmosphere is truly magical like I saw on the movies, the rides are super fun, I'll have to come back!More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AshleySmithaway
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ashley! I am so happy to see you consider us to be your favorite park! Thank you so much for the kind words. I hope you were able to dine at one of our dining locations, especially Three Broomsticks; their Shepherd's Pie is absolutely...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Universal Studios is one of my favorite spots to visit. The Harry Potter exhibit is spectacular! The train ride is magical and the Wizarding World is an epic adventure. We love the Men in Black ride. We did end up at Margaritaville for a flight...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thank you so much for your positive feedback! I am so happy to see you enjoyed your visit with us! I am glad you were able to visit Hogwarts Express; it is a different experience each way. I can definitely tell you had an...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is just like it’s described in the books and the way it appears in the movies. Awesome!for adults and teens alike.More

Date of experience: September 2019
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UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jim! WOW! Thank you so much for the positive feedback regarding your recent visit! You are absolutely right, we offer attractions for all ages! I am so happy to see you were able to enjoy all aspects of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really impressed with the Harry Potter area and rides. Also worth staying for the evening show where Hogwarts forms a show (lighting and fireworks)More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank stevenmI4249RF
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Steven! I appreciate your recommendation for our future Guests! Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I hope you had the opportunity to utilize the Hogwarts Express with a Park-to-Park ticket or enjoy a Butterbeer during your visit. Come...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I just loved this... amazing atmosphere and the butterbeer is out of this world.. i recommend asking for the slushy version though

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sizzledizzle9
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello! YAY! I am so happy to see you enjoyed all aspects of your visit! Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. -Joyce

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Amanda c
August 27, 2019|
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Response from wahoowa1213 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if this helps but we were there when the park opened, raced to Hagrid's Ride and still waited 2 1/2 hours!
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Cornelia N
August 19, 2019|
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Response from cl0rissap | Reviewed this property |
Everyone is exactly right. Universal studios & SeaWorld are 2 completely different theme parks. I believe there about 4 to 5 miles apart from each other. If you want to visit SeaWorld on the cheap. U can buy a half day... More
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Response from lstrong2016 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a two park ticket that includes both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. It may be faster to take the train. Depending on your location inside the park. The ticket operator will also check your ticket... More
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