Universal’s Islands of Adventure is one of two amazing theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort — the only Orlando destination where you are not just entertained; you are part of the most exhilarating entertainment ever created.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure features some of the most thrilling and 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.
The most spectacular themed environment ever created — where the wonder, excitement and adventure of theHarry Potter films live on. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter provides visitors with a one-of-a-kind experiencecomplete with multiple attractions, shops and a restaurant.
“It’s amazing that people will actually be able to walk around all these places that they’ve seen in the films.” – Daniel Radcliffe, “Harry Potter”
“The philosophy of the movies has always been to absolutely be true to the spirit of the books and the theme park is an extension of the movies.” – Stuart Craig, production designer, Harry Potter film series.
The Harry Potter book and film series has captured the hearts and minds of millions and now, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the only place in the world where the wonder, excitement and adventure of these books and films comes to life. Where else can you ride on a dragon, eat exploding candy and experience wizard “magic?” Or become enveloped in a wondrous village of delightful surprises – and go on an extraordinary adventure with a legend and his friends?
From the entrance to Hogsmeade, with the Hogwarts Express billowing steam and whistling its arrival, through each shop and attraction, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort is a one-of-a-kind, fully immersive theme park experience and the only place in the world that brings the magic of Harry Potter to life. Guests can explore some of the most significant and familiar locations from the books and films and find themselves in the heart of the excitement. Harry’s journeys will become their own.
The 20-acre area includes the village of Hogsmeade featuring Zonko’s joke shop, Honeydukes, the Three Broomsticks, the Hog’s Head pub, the Owlery and Owl Post, Ollivanders and Dervish and Banges. Just beyond Hogsmeade is Filch’s Emporium of Confiscated Goods and three attractions that place guests right in the middle of Harry’s world: Dragon Challenge, Flight of the Hippogriff and located within Hogwarts castle, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.