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Ride Guide: Universal Studios

Jaws ride boat Universal Studios Orlando

One ride shall sail no more: Jaws closed forever in early 2012

April 2012: Universal Studios’ rides generally circle a lake. This Ride Guide assumes you walk straight in and bear right when you must. If you start by turning right inside the gates, read everything in reverse.

For an explanation on reading the park Ride Guides, click here.

For the Ride Describe guide, click here. Note: The Ride Describe guides explain what happens on each attraction. Avoid them if you want to be surprised on your first visit.

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
Type: Motion simulator
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

Shrek 4-D
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit
Type: Coaster
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 51 inches/1.3 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

Twister … Ride it Out
Type: Other (standing show)
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

The Blues Brothers
Type: Show
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Revenge of the Mummy The Ride
Type: Coaster
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 48 inches/1.22 meters
Single-rider line: Yes
Baby swap: Yes

Beetlejuice’s Graveyard Review
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Disaster
Type: Other (subway crash simulation)
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Fear Factor Live
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Men in Black Alien Attack
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: 42 inches/1.07 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

The Simpsons Ride
Type: Motion simulator
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: 40 inches/1 meter
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Animal Actors on Location
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

E.T. Adventure
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: 34 inches/.86 meter
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Fievel’s Playland
Type: Walk-through
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster
Type: Coaster (mild)
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: 36 inches/.91 meter
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

A Day in the Park with Barney
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Curious George Goes to Town
Type: Walk-through (water zone)
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Universal Horror Makeup Show
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Terminator 2: 3-D
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

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