Universal Orlando Youth Programs

Universal's Islands of Adventure™

Around every bend is another epic adventure. Around every corner awaits another once-in-a-lifetime thrill. Take your group on an unforgettable journey through the uniquely themed lands of Universal’s Islands of Adventure™, where the world's most cutting edge rides, shows and interactive attractions bring stories, myths, cartoons, comic book heroes and children's tales to life.

Your group will join the battle of good versus evil above the streets of Marvel Super Hero Island®. They’ll get splash happy with their favorite cartoon characters in the water rides of Toon Lagoon™.

They’ll come face to face with the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park™. They’ll venture through the mists of time as they experience the epic adventures of The Lost Continent™. They’ll enter a world where magic is real, explore the classrooms and corridors of Hogwarts™ castle and come face to face with magical creatures in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™- Hogsmeade™. And they’ll step right into the pages of the children’s books of Dr. Seuss in Seuss Landing™. Islands of Adventure™ is the stuff legends are made of.

Thrills & Adventures
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™
Must be at least 48" (121cm).

Your group will make their way through the familiar classrooms and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Then, they'll soar above the castle grounds as they join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with magical creatures!
Dragon Challenge™
Must be at least 54" (137cm).

The courage of a Triwizard Tournament™ champion will be needed as your group mount one of two dragons – an aggressive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail – that twist and loop in a roller coaster ride across the sky. Dragon Challenge™ is actually two high-speed roller coasters – each "dragon" is a completely different ride.
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®
Must be at least 40" (101cm); 40" (101cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

The diabolical villains of the Sinister Syndicate have stolen the Statue of Liberty and it's up to Spider-Man™ to save the day. Your group will follow right alongside the web-slinger, careening and crashing through the streets, and plummeting to the pavement below in a simulated 400-foot free-fall.
The Incredible Hulk Coaster®
Must be at least 43” (110cm).

Feel the rush of becoming a gamma-charged Hulk. As you race up to 67 miles per hour, your world turns upside down in zero gravity and this newly enhanced, high-speed roller coaster empowers you with the strength of a super hero.
Jurassic Park River Adventure™
Must be at least 42" (106cm); 42" (106cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

As your group gently glide past an array of peaceful prehistoric giants, they'll suddenly get bumped off course, just as the raptors have broken loose! Their only escape from the terrifying jaws of a towering T-rex is an 85-foot plunge in total darkness!
Skull Island: Reign of Kong™
Must be at least 36” (91cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

Live the brutal struggle of a 1930’s expedition that’s caught in a clash between prehistoric predators, man-eating beasts and the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth—King Kong. Around every thrilling turn, ferocious monsters fight for dominance. It’s the multi-sensory, multi-dimensional ride for your life.
Doctor Doom's Fearfall™
Must be at least 54" (137cm).

With menacing Doombots watching their every move, your group will be strapped into their seats. The tension will build until—suddenly—the countdown reaches zero and they're rocketed skyward, 150 feet into the air, and then hurled back down faster than the force of gravity itself.
Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls™
Must be at least 44" (111cm); 44" (111cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

Will Dudley Do-Right the fair reach Nell in time to save the day? Will your group stay dry when they experience the incredibly steep plummet down Ripsaw Falls? They'll have to hop into their logs for the watery conclusion of this sidesplitting flume ride to find out!
Fun For All
Flight of the Hippogriff™
Must be at least 36" (91cm).

Your group must carefully follow Hagrid's instructions as they learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse. Then they'll take off on a family-friendly coaster that spirals and dives around the pumpkin patch, and swoops past Hagrid's hut.
Storm Force Accelatron®
Under 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

Professor Xavier has enlisted your group to help Storm battle the evil Magneto. They must board Professor Xavier's new device, the Accelatron, and use it to help amplify Storm's powers. As they speed faster and faster in this whirling, twirling, spinning power generator, Storm produces thunder and lightning, sending Magneto into a full retreat.
Jurassic Park Discovery Center™
Your group will unearth mysteries of the planet's prehistoric past in this hands-on interactive activity center. The Jurassic Park Discovery Center® combines entertainment with education in a variety of informative exhibits and displays geared to children and adults.
Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges™
Must be at least 42" (106cm); 42" (106cm) to 48" (121cm) must be accompanied by an adult.

Your group are about to set sail for uncharted hilarity as they help Popeye the Sailor Man rescue Olive from the clutches of that big blowhard Bluto. They'll brave white-water rapids as this twisting, turning raft ride makes them wish they'd brought some spinach... and a towel.
Comic Strip Lane
Take a stroll along this colorful street where all your favorite cartoon and comic strip characters live. Shop at Gasoline Alley or the Betty Boop Store. Grab a bite at Wimpy's, Comic Strip Cafe® or Blondie's: Home of the Dagwood. And don't miss the fun photo opportunities underneath giant comic strip-style speech bubbles!
Exciting Shows & Entertainment
Ollivanders™
When your group visit Ollivanders™: Makers of Fine Wands since 382 BC, they’ll step into this small dusty shop and gaze up at the countless wand boxes stacked to the ceiling. In a unique interactive experience, they’ll see a wand choose its wizard!
Poseidon’s Fury™
Your group will venture through the darkened ruins of the ancient Temple of Poseidon, where an archeologist leads them deeper and deeper into the mysterious temple.
The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad™ Stunt Show
Cheering the heroes and booing the villains, your group will become caught up in the action and excitement of this spectacular live adventure featuring death-defying stunts and breathtaking feats.
Oh! The Stories You’ll Hear
Bring the little ones to daily shows in Seuss Landing™, featuring their favorite Dr. Seuss characters: Sam (of Green Eggs and Ham fame); The Cat in the Hat™ with Thing One™ & Thing Two™; The Grinch™ and the Lorax™—all dancing to musical "tellings" of the good doctor’s best-loved stories. Be sure to get photos and autograph pages—a surefire delight for kids of all ages.
Restaurants
Three Broomsticks™
This rustic tavern is where visitors to Hogsmeade™ come to dine on hearty fare. It serves the "Great Feast Platter," fish and chips, shepherd's pie, soup, salads, Pumpkin Juice™ and Butterbeer™, plus tasty desserts including apple pie and chocolate trifle.
Cafe 4
On the ground floor of the Baxter Building––headquarters and laboratory of the Fantastic Four––your group will find a convenient Italian eatery serving Pizza, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Fettuccini, Meatball Subs, and Chicken Caesar Salads.
Mythos Restaurant™
This award-winning restaurant offers exceptional contemporary cuisine in a setting that features towering rock formations, cascading waterfalls and ancient figures carved into the sides of the walls.
Confisco Grille
Confisco's chefs have incorporated tastes from around the world. Your group will find Italian, Mexican, Asian, Greek, and American inspired dishes, plus cocktails and appetizers while they trade tales of their day’s adventures.
Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendous™
Your group will love the big top décor, strange creatures and acrobats twirling high overhead. They’ll also love the menu, which features Fried Chicken, Spaghetti, Pizza, Cheeseburgers and Chicken Caesar Salad.
Child Swap
Parties with small children may take advantage of our Rider Swap program. This allows one member of a party to wait with the child while the rest of the party rides. Then the adults change places so all may enjoy the ride. See any ride attendant for further details.