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Universal's Islands of Adventure

Orlando, FL 32819-7640
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Universal's Islands of Adventure features some of the most innovative rides and attractions ever made on seven spectacularly themed islands: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, The Lost Continent, Seuss Landing and Port of Entry.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Orlando, FL 32819-7640
Florida Center
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

First time here, already looking to come back. Be prepared, this place is packed! Some of the highlights for me were the Harry Potter and The Hulk.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our tween daughter enjoyed it. My hubby and I thought it was ok. We thought this park better than it's sister, Universal park. If you only have time for one choose this one. I really like their parking area. This is one area that they...More

2  Thank JJF1999
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We enjoyed the variety at Universal. It was all fun, but we weren't thrilled with the large crowds. The food at Universal is pretty expensive so it's good if you don't have to eat a whole day of food there.

Thank StAugfamily
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lines were long on the July 4th weekend, and it was really hot, but the Park was a blast and we truly enjoyed our time there.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had such a great time here....enough to do even if you are not a Harry Potter fan! We bought the two park ticket to go back and forth between parks. Even though we live in Tennessee we upgraded before we left to a season...More

1  Thank travelingmom5255
Reviewed July 16, 2015

The review title says it all. It is what it is. Website has all the info on it. The rides are just what they say they are. I always get the Pass that allows entrance to both parks. This side (Islands of Adventure) has more...More

1  Thank JimScubaDude
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Orlando is a family tradition for us every Christmas-New Year week since my teenage daughters play in a soccer showcase during that time and we just make a vacation out of it. So, it's obviously peak period for prices in hotels, parks, express-passes, etc...We usually...More

3  Thank 5trans
Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I just spent a week in Orlando I had tickets for Universal studio and Islands of Adventure 2 days tickets. I figure a day at a park would be good the last time I was there was when my daughter graduated high school and I...More

14  Thank Luis M
Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our favourite park by Far! Went 3 times in the 14 days we were in Orlando, you have to do the Harry Potter ride! The Hogwarts express and also try Butter Beer! Loved every single moment of this park, for a range of ages for...More

Reviewed July 16, 2015

better than Disney, alot of rides and movie history. the park is very clean with alot of good eating places.

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Jasmine P
Are there any Parks with thrill rides
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Marissa R | Reviewed this property |
Both Parks have roller coasters. Islands of Adventure has more roller coasters while Universal Studios has indoor roller coasters that are thrilling like revenge of the mummy.
Planning to Visit universal's orlando IOA next week. is there any hidden parking & entrance near Harry potter ride?
June 7, 2017|
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Response from sholix | Reviewed this property |
no there is one entrance to each park both at front of park and harry potter is at back of park, there is a train in harry potter that takes you from one park to the other both leave and arrive in harry potter area but you... More
Trish M
What is everyone's opinion on the dining plan. It will be my husband, myself, two teenagers, and an 8 year old.
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Emo_Monkey_239 | Reviewed this property |
I would eat before you go, it's cheaper and probably a lot nicer.