Orlando Theme Park Hurricane Closures

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Orlando Theme Park Hurricane Closures
Important information about park closures over the next few days…
As a safety precaution, the Orlando theme parks are closing for a couple of days as Hurricane Irma moves through Florida.

If you’re travelling over the next few days it’s important to note the following closures so you can plan your holiday carefully.

 

Walt Disney World Parks

  • Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney Springs closed at 9pm on Saturday 9th September and will reopen on Tuesday 12th September.
  • Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios closed at 7pm Saturday 9th September and will reopen on Tuesday 12th September.
  • Typhoon Lagoon closed at 5pm on Saturday 9th September and will reopen on Wednesday 13th September.
  • Disney Springs Virgin Check In location is closed Saturday 9th September to Tuesday 12th September.
  • Disney closed Blizzard Beach Friday 8th and will reopen Wednesday 13th September.

 

Universal Orlando Resort

  • Universal Orlando Resort closed at 7pm on Saturday 9th September and is expected to reopen as normal on Tuesday 12th September.

 

SeaWorld Orlando

  • SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay closed at 7pm on Saturday 9th September. Both parks will remain closed until Wedensday 13th September.
  • Aquatica Orlando will be closed from Saturday 9th September - Wednesday 13th September.
  • Discovery Cove closed on Sunday 10th September and there is no re-opening date as yet. 

 

Other Theme Parks and Attractions

  • LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and Water Park close Saturday, 9th September until Monday 11th September inclusive.
  • The Orlando Eye will be closed from Saturday 9th September until after the storm has passed.
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be closed Friday 8th September reopening Wednesday 13th September.

 

Walt Disney World Hotels and Cruises

  • Fort Wilderness Campground is currently closed pending further weather updates.
  • Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Mickey’s Backyard BBQ will be cancelled on Saturday 9th September, Sunday 10th September, and Monday 11th September.
  • The 8th September and 11th September sailings of the Disney Dream have been cancelled.

 

Airports

  • Tampa Airport ceased flights at 8pm on Saturday 9th September.
  • Disney Springs Virgin Check In location is closed from Saturday 9th September to Tuesday 12th September.
  • Orlando International Airport ceased flights at 5pm on Saturday 9th September.
  • Sanford International Airport closed at 5:15pm on Saturday 9th September.

 

The majority of park and hotel operations are expected to re-open as normal tomorrow, 12th September, but make sure you check before making travel plans.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for further hurricane updates.

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