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Although our visit was curtailed and we missed out using all our 14 day validity as all parks shut on our 5th day, my review is based on the recent outbreak of Coronavirus as it all happened whilst we were in Florida & I must say that Universal had got the sanitising order bang on, if only 100% of the public adhered to these rules!

Universal Studios Florida

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Mar, 2020

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The number one movie and TV based theme park in the world.

Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida. You’ll enter The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, encounter mischievous Minions, crash through Krustyland with The Simpsons™, and join forces with the TRANSFORMERS as you find yourself right in the middle of the action.

Our guide to Universal Studios Florida

With your Universal theme park tickets you will be able to enjoy Universal Studios Florida: the world's premier movie and TV-based theme park. There are a great mix of attractions so you're covered for thrills, family, and entertainment. Your tickets will give you 14 consecutive days of unlimited access and you will definitely want to keep coming back for more.

Get ready. Your heroes are about to burst through the screen and pull you right into the story. You’re the star here and you’ll disappear into one jaw-dropping adventure after another. Come face-to-face with a fire-breathing dragon at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™. Defend the earth with the Transformers right by your side. Wander into animated worlds where characters you love are suddenly right beside you and join the characters from Illumination's Despicable Me on an adventure where you are turned into a Minion!

Go beyond the screen, behind the scenes, and jump into the action of your favourite films at the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. Check out the attraction list below to see how many more of your favourite stories come to life!

Tips & Tricks - Universal Studios Florida

Check with the Studio Audience Center at the park entrance for the latest filming schedule. Who knows, you may see a feature film in the making!

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Our guide to Universal Studios Florida

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™

Minimum Height Required: 107cm

Enter Gringotts™ bank beneath the massive fire-breathing dragon at the far end of Diagon Alley™. Inside Gringotts™ you’ll walk through the bank’s grand marble lobby and see goblins hard at work. Then, get ready to take a journey through cavernous passageways that lead deep underground as you climb aboard Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™.

Rip Ride Rockit

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit

Minimum Height Required: 130cm

Adrenaline pumping and music thumping, you'll climb straight toward the sky at a 90-degree angle. After the first ferocious drop, you'll tear through the track, reaching blistering speeds. Once you're back on solid ground, view your adventure as a photo or music video and purchase a copy to take home. You'll want to relive this adventure again and again.

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Minimum Height Required: 102cm

Join Gru, his daughters, and the mischievous Minions on an unpredictable 3-D ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Join the ranks of the Minions, literally, as part of Gru's latest scheme. But when things don’t go as planned, you’re launched into an unforgettable journey through his super-villain laboratory. It's heartwarming and humorous family fun for everyone!

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TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D

Minimum Height Required: 102cm

Prepare for the greatest battle you’ll ever ride! TRANSFORMERS: The Ride–3D is an ultra-immersive, next generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality!

Hogwarts Express at Universal Orlando

Hogwarts™ Express: King's Cross Station

Enter King's Cross Station at Universal Studios Florida and walk straight through a brick wall onto Platform 9 ¾™. There, a Hogwarts™ station staff member will be waiting to lead you to your passenger compartment aboard the train to Hogsmeade™ Station in Universal's Islands of Adventure.

The Simpsons Ride™

The Simpsons Ride™

Minimum Height Required: 102cm

Ride along with The Simpsons™ as they visit Krustyland, the theme park created by the adventurous Krusty the Clown. Is somebody out to sabotage Krustyland? Find out as you join Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie on this wild, fun-filled ride!"

Fast & Furious – Supercharged

Fast & Furious – Supercharged

Minimum Height Required: 102cm

Join this full-throttle,high-octane experience where you’ll be immersed in heart-pounding action alongside Dom, Letty, Hobbs and the rest of the crew. You’ll meet up with the team and check out iconic vehicles and locations from the films, when an enemy infiltrates your location and a wild chase ensues. You’ll have to keep up with this unbreakable family as they help you escape from danger on this thrilling ride.

Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon at Universal Studios Florida

Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon™

Minimum Height Required: 102cm

See the sights of New York a whole new way as you zoom around the city in a race against the host of one of America’s most popular television shows. Board the unique “flying theatre” and you’ll meet Jimmy Fallon and characters from NBC’s The Tonight Show as you speed through the streets, soar over skyscrapers, even dive underwater in a fun-filled race to the finish line.

MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™

MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™

Minimum Height Required: 107cm

All right rookies… this is no drill! It's up to YOU to protect the Earth from aliens in MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™. As an agent trainee, you'll zap aliens as you chase them through the streets of New York in this high-tech, interactive ride based on the hit movies. But be warned... these aliens zap back, spinning your vehicle out of control.

Revenge of the Mummy

Revenge of the Mummy

Minimum Height Required: 122cm

The curse is real! The Mummy has arisen...wakened from his centuries-long slumber, the evil Imhotep is once again freed from his wraps, unleashing his wrath on all who dare enter the sacred temple.

Shrek 4-D

Shrek 4-D

Minimum Height Required: Supervising Companion Required for children under 121.9cm (48")

Team up with Shrek and Donkey to help save Princess Fiona in a totally in-your-face fairy tale adventure. Through the miracle of OgreVision you’ll see, hear, and actually FEEL the action right from your seat!

E.T. Adventure

E.T. Adventure

Minimum Height Required: 87cm

E.T.'s homeworld, the Green Planet, is dying. Only E.T. has the power to save it... and only YOU can bring him there. Board your flying bicycle and sneak him through the woods – past the police and scientists searching for him. Then take off and fly over the city, past the moon and soar across the stars together.

Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show

Universal Orlando’s Horror Make-Up Show

In this outrageous live show you'll see how top make-up and special effects artists create some of the amazing effects you see in Hollywood's latest hit movies. The show contains movie clips, prop and creature make-up demonstrations, and fascinating (as well as humorous) insight into the moviemaking process.

The Blues Brothers® Show

The Blues Brothers® Show

Direct from the gritty streets of Chicago, get ready for the sweet soulful sounds of Jake and Elwood, The Blues Brothers®. Now Jake and Elwood –wearing their trademark dark suits, porkpie hats and matching sunglasses – take the stage every day at Universal Studios Florida™, accompanied by the vocal talents of Mabel the waitress and her sax-playing lesser half, Jazz.

A Day in the Park with Barney™

A Day in the Park with Barney™

It's the only place on earth where kids can meet Barney™ and his friends Baby Bop and BJ live every day in a sing-along, clap-along musical show. The fun takes place in a peaceful park setting with trees, park benches and flowers. While the characters dance and sing both new songs and familiar favourites leaves fall from the sky, snowflakes flutter down, the stars come out and other magical surprises take place.

Animal Actors on Location!

Animal Actors on Location!

There's no doubt about it, the world is going to the dogs (and cats and birds and pigs) at Universal Studios. Animal Actors On Location! is your chance to see some of the most talented stars from movies and television perform without a script… which is not surprising, because animals can't read!

Reviews

Average 4.7 out of 5 (15562 customer reviews)

★★★★★ ★★★★★

Although our visit was curtailed and we missed out using all our 14 day validity as all parks shut on our 5th day, my review is based on the recent outbreak of Coronavirus as it all happened whilst we were in Florida & I must say that Universal had got the sanitising order bang on, if only 100% of the public adhered to these rules!

5 stars:

Julie Raynes reviewed 28 Mar,2020

This is a good park to go to later in the day, no lines

5 stars:

Laura Macdonald reviewed 26 Mar,2020

All good

5 stars:

Trusted Customer reviewed 25 Mar,2020

The original! Great for children and adults. Many rides and shows to see. FANTASTIC!!!

5 stars:

June Perez reviewed 24 Mar,2020

Great rides

4 stars:

Steve Anderson reviewed 23 Mar,2020

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for Universal Studios Florida

What is Universal Studios Florida?

It is the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world. There are a great mix of attractions so you're covered for thrills, family, and entertainment.

Where is Universal Studios Florida?

The address is 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, United States

How big is Universal Studios Florida?

Universal Studios Florida is where the movies become real life. There are dozens of attractions and shows to explore on your visit and plenty to keep you occupied over multiple visits and days, that's how big this place is!

Where is there to stay near Universal Studios Florida?

We would highly recommend staying on resort in a Universal hotel, where you'll benefit from being close to the action, Early Park Admission and complimentary report transportation among other benefits. Or of course there is a vast amount of accommodation available in Orlando and the International Drive area.

Is Universal Studios Florida worth visiting?

Absolutely! There is so much to do with a wide variety of rides to choose from, shows to watch, parades to see and characters to meet. Attractions include Revenge of the Mummy™ an indoor coaster and TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D an ultra-immersive, next generation thrill ride that blurs the line between fiction and reality. Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™ a fun family motion simulation to follow Gru on his latest scheme with Margo, Edith and Agnes or grab a seat with The Simpsons™ on a virtual reality roller coaster ride to name just a few!

How many days do I need in Universal Studios Florida?

We would recommend 2 days at this park to experience as much as you can. Just the Wizarding World of Harry Potter alone has so much to explore and enjoy you will want to come back for more!

How much is it to visit Universal Studios Florida?

In the UK, you can purchase a Universal Studios ticket as part of our 3-Park Explorer ticket. The 3 Park Explorer Ticket is currently the same price as our 2-Park Explorer ticket so offers great value for money. 

Is Universal Studios Florida part of Walt Disney World?

No the Disney parks are within a separate resort. Universal Studios Florida is within the Universal Orlando Resort which is also home to Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay. To visit both Universal Orlando Resort and Walt Disney World you can purchase a combo ticket to save money vs. the gate. 

How far is Walt Disney World from Universal Studios Florida?

It is 10 miles away, around a 20-30 minute drive away depending on traffic. To visit both Universal Orlando Resort and Walt Disney World you can purchase a combo ticket to save money vs. the gate.

How can I get to Walt Disney World from Universal Studios Florida?

There is no shuttle service between Disney and Universal. If you are not able to drive, we would recommend using Uber or Mears shuttle services.

How far is LEGOLAND® Florida from Universal Studios Florida?

It is roughly an hour away, 46 miles, by car.

How far is Davenport from Universal Studios Florida?

It is roughly a 40 minute drive away via the I-4.

What replaced Jaws at Universal Studios Florida?

Jaws closed on January 2, 2012. It was then replaced with Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. An incredible attraction within Diagon Alley™.

What replaced the Kong ride at Universal Studios Florida?

Kongfrontation closed in 2002, replaced by Revenge of the Mummy™. However you can now still see King Kong at Skull Island: Reign of Kong in Universal's Islands of Adventure.

Are selfie sticks allowed in Universal Studios Florida?

Selfie sticks are permitted at Universal’s discretion but must be properly secured and not in use on any rides or attraction.

What year did Universal Studios Florida open?

The park opened on 7 June 1990.

What time does Universal Studios Florida open?

Universal Studios Florida usually opens at 9am. Do check the park calendar for up to date opening hours.

Is the E.T. ride still at Universal Studios Florida?

Yes this ride is currently still in operation after a refurbishment in 2017.

Can a Florida resident buy me a ticket for Universal Studios Florida?

Florida resident tickets can only be purchased and used by those with proof of residency.

How far is Clermont from Universal Studios Florida?

It is 25 miles away, around a 35 minute drive.

What's new in Universal Studios Florida?

The newest attraction is The Bourne Stuntacular at Universal Studios Florida. This stunt show leaves audiences marvelling, "How on earth did they do that?" Through a cutting-edge fusion of stagecraft and film, you follow our hero Jason Bourne across three continents as sinister characters pursue him, hoping to bring him in.

How much is fast pass (Express Pass) at Universal Studios Florida?

There is a choice of Universal Orlando Express Passes; the Universal Express (one-time Express Access to each participating ride and attraction at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure) and the Universal Express Unlimited (unrestricted skip-the-regular-line access to participating rides and attractions at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure throughout the day). Universal Orlando Express Passes are valid for one full day and there is a choice between a 1-Park ticket for use at either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure or a 2-Park Ticket that can be used at both Universal theme parks on the same day. Prices vary per season. 
 

How far is Kissimmee from Universal Studios Florida?

It is around 19 miles away, roughly 30 minutes by car.

What should I take with me to Universal Studios Florida?

We would suggest you wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather (maybe pack a jumper ready for the evenings), and don’t forget your sunscreen, hats and sunglasses too. Bottled water and small snacks that do not require heating are also allowed.
Be advised that your bag will be inspected by security before you enter the theme parks, and you may have to check it in a rental locker before boarding certain thrill rides and roller coasters. We recommend you leave valuable items at home or in your hotel safe.

Can I take a water bottle to Universal Studios Florida?

Yes you can.

Is Universal Studios Florida open on Christmas Day?

Yes it is usually open all year but do check park calendar for the latest opening dates and times.

Is there wi-fi in Universal Studios Florida?

Free wi-fi is available across the park.

Can you smoke in Universal Studios Florida?

Smoking is permitted only in the 8 designated areas around the park.

How much are the refillable drinks at Universal Studios Florida?

Prices can vary. They start from around $16 for the souvenir cup and then $2 per refill for the day.

How far is Clearwater beach from Universal Studios Florida?

It is around 100 miles away, roughly 2 hours by car.

Does Universal Studios Florida provide disabled access?

For full accessibility information, please click here.

How far is Miami from Universal Studios Florida?

It is around 235 miles, roughly a 3.5 hour drive.

What is next to Universal Studios Florida?

Islands of Adventure is located right next door and Volcano Bay is just a few minutes away.

Do you offer one day tickets to Universal Studios Florida?

We do not offer one day passes to Universal parks however our Universal 3-Park Explorer ticket offers fantastic value for money. 

Is there a backlot tour in Universal Studios Florida?

There is no backlot tour as this closed in 1995.

Who owns Universal Studios Florida?

The resort is owned and operated by Universal Parks & Resorts, a division of Comcast's NBCUniversal.

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