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Universal's Islands of Adventure
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Ranked #2 of 425 things to do in Orlando
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Awesome theme park! Best roller coaster is The Incredible Hulk:) Best Dark ride with 3D Technology is Harry Potter, or Spiderman, and Best rapids ride is at Toon Lagoon! Overall, this is a great park, with great food, and a good layout. I prefer this park to disney any day.

Visited September 2013
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Grand Manan, Canada
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“Back after 12 years, had a great time!”
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We had the chance to go to one place while waiting for our cruise to begin, and I chose this place! I'm glad I did! I have been waiting to see the new addition of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and it did not disappoint! Well done, Universal! I was so impressed! I didn't have high hopes for the new Hogwarts ride, but it was so fun! We got lunch in Hogsmeade and I was actually surprised at how little we spent, especially for a theme park! I got a souvenier Butterbeer mug, and I drink my coffee out of it in the morning! The only down side to this park was I thought that maybe the dragon coaster is showing its age a bit. It knocked me around more than it did before, and way more than the Hulk did. I LOVE roller coasters, but it seemed to smash my head off the restraints too much, and gave me a head ache. I've only had that happen one other time, on an older coaster. I think it could be fixed though!

It was quite chilly when we were there, so we skipped any rides that involved water. That's okay though, because we were really there for the coasters (&HP!).

Words of advice: Try the FROZEN butterbeer!!! SO GOOD!!!

Visited January 2014
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Deni C, Social Media Coordinator at Universal's Islands of Adventure, responded to this review, 7 February 2014
Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Islands of Adventure. Our goal is to make sure each guest leaves our resort with a smile and fond memories. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed your recent visit to our resort. We are in the business of making people happy, and it is gratifying to know that we were able to be of service. Thank you for your feedback and we hope you will visit again soon.
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New England
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“For Harry Potter Fans a must!”
Reviewed 5 February 2014

But very crowded -
and in general the park is really geared to tweens and older -
also it takes quite a hike to get from the parking to the parks -
allow at least an extra hour to your in and out plans -
a bit exhausting -

Visited January 2014
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Campinas, SP
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fun for all!”
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Make a list of your preffered attractions, mark their location in the park map and try to keep these attractions on the top of your priorities in the park. Chances are they are someone else's favorites too. Some attractions have restrictions. Knowing that before getting on the line, avoids some frustration, specially if you are travelling with kids.
Park's staff is always very helpful. Don't hesitate to ask .

Visited January 2014
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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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374 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Nice way to spend a February afternoon”
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We enjoyed walking around the park, checking out some shops, and having dinner.
Very clean
Us Seniors are not into the rides, but are Parrotheads and came mainly to go to Margaritaville...
Parking fee

Visited February 2014
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