12 Rides Thrill Seekers Must Do NOW at Universal Orlando Resort
Ok, you thrill seekers, it’s time to seize the day on your next vacation. Below are the top rides that will make your heart rate spike at Universal Orlando Resort.
1. The Incredible Hulk Coaster
Let’s start this list with a Hulk Smash. The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure has an intense launch and multiple exhilarating loops. This is a thrill seeker’s dream roller coaster and a cannot miss.
2. Krakatau Aqua Coaster
Krakatau Aqua Coaster at Universal’s Volcano Bay is an incredible technological achievement. This 4 person canoe slides through mists and will take you through Krakatau, the mighty fire and water Volcano.
3. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Yes, you can choose your favorite song. However, it’s all about the 90-degree climb into the sky on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit. I rode this ride at Universal Studios Florida multiple times to write this list, you know, for research purposes.
4. Jurassic Park River Adventure
“Hold on to your butts” because Jurassic Park River Adventure at Islands of Adventure has a T-rex, raptors, and an 85 ft evacuation drop.
5. Ko’okiri Body Plunge
Have you ever dropped straight down from a Volcano? This is your chance. Ko’okiri Body Plunge at Volcano Bay features a 70-degree angle descent via trap door. This is a real test of courage.
6. Doctor Doom’s Fearfall
One enormous drop for man, one giant launch to the sky for mankind. Doctor Doom’s Fearfall at Islands of Adventure is a glorious treasure. Not only is it fun, but the view from the top—185ft high, to be exact—is enough to make any thrill seeker’s must do list.
7. Ohno of Ohyah & Ohno Body Drop Slides
This drop slide at Volcano Bay does not disappoint when you are an adrenaline junkie. I recommend you don’t miss Ohno (purple) which is a higher drop then Ohyah.
8. Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
Now, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts at Universal Studios Florida has a tilt drop that will test your ability to not yell in fear, so this ride makes the list.
9. Honu of the Honu Ika Moana
Honu means Sea Turtle (blue slide) but don’t let that fool you—this ride at Volcano Bay is a rush. This is a multi-person raft so get a few of your friends and get terrified together.
10. Revenge of the Mummy
Revenge of the Mummy is an indoor coaster at Universal Studios Florida and is a fan favorite for a reason. You’ll encounter mummies, beetles, fire, and a curse (which, of course, is real)
11. Tai Nui of Kala & Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides
This body slide at Volcano Bay is the definition of a rush. This drop slide seats atop of the volcano sending you down fast before reaching the bottom for a glorious splash. Just remember Tai Nui (green) is my recommendation for anyone seeking extra excitement. The anticipation before you drop is what thrills are made of.
12. Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
I know what you’re thinking, is Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls in Islands of Adventure thrilling? Well, one: “danger, dynamite.” Two: you WILL wet your pants.
So now it’s time for you to live your most thrilling life at Universal Orlando Resort.
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