Celebrating a holiday or break from school at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, or Universal Orlando Resort might seem like a great idea, but there are plenty of others who are having the same exact idea.
As many school spring breaks are taking place this week, crowd levels at Universal Orlando have skyrocketed to levels that we haven’t seen since the holiday season with no expectation to drop anytime soon.
A brief glimpse at the Universal Orlando app shows that three attractions have all skyrocketed to insane triple-digit wait times. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Jurassic World Velocicoaster, and Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts are all listed at waits above 100 minutes.
In addition to the massive waits for these thrill rides, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey was listed at 75 minutes, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man was 65 minutes, Jurassic Park River Adventure was 70 minutes, and Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem was listed at 65 minutes.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure will close at 8:00 p.m. tonight before being open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Universal Studios Florida is open until 10:00 p.m. tonight. The Universal Park will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday.
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Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Then, don’t forget about all the amazing attractions like Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Also in major Universal Parks News, Epic Universe— the largest Universal Park in the world— is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.
What do you think of these massive crowds at Universal Orlando Resort? Let us know in the comments!
If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! And, who could forget about the Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’! Universal is also in the midst of building its biggest theme park ever, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?