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Ride Guide: Islands of Adventure

Bluto's Barges Islands of Adventure Universal Orlando

Water comes from all directions, above and below, on Bluto's Barges

October 2011: Islands of Adventure is a big circle around a lake. At only one point in the entire trip does the path diverge from the circle, and that’s a small offset within Toon Lagoon. The following section assumes you make a left once inside the gates, subdivided by the individual “islands” you encounter.

Click here for a full explanation on reading the park Ride Guides.

Click here for the Ride Describe: Islands of Adventure, which includes a full explanation that could ruin surprises.

Marvel Super Hero Island

Incredible Hulk Coaster
Type: Coaster
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 54 inches/1.37 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

Storm Force Accelatron
Type: Spinning
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Doctor Doom’s Fearfall
Type: Other
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 52 inches/1.32 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: 40 inches/1 meter
Single-rider line: Yes
Baby swap: No 

Toon Lagoon

 Matt Hoffman’s Aggro Circus
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Popeye and Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: 42 inches/1.07 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

Me Ship, The Olive
Type: Walk-through
Must-see: ♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap:  No 

Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
Type: Coaster (boat)
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 44 inches/1.18 meters
Single-rider line: Yes
Baby swap:  Yes

Jurassic Park

Camp Jurassic
Type: Walk-through
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Pteranodon Flyers
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: less than 56 inches/1.42 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

Jurassic Park River Adventure
Type: Other (boat/coaster)
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 42 inches/1.07 meters
Single-rider line:
Baby swap: Yes

Triceratops Discovery Trail (seasonal)
Type: Walk-through
Must-see: ♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap:  No

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Type: Other
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦
Height restriction: 48 inches/1.22 meters
Single-rider line: Yes
Baby swap:  Yes

Dragon Challenge
Type: Coaster
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦♦♦♦
Height restriction: 54 inches/1.37 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: Yes

Flight of the Hippogriff
Type: Coaster
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: 36 inches/.91 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap:  No

The Lost Continent

The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad
Type: Theater
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

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

Seuss Landing

The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: 34 inches/.86 meters
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Type: Spinning
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦♦
Kid scares: ♦♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap: No

The Cat In the Hat
Type: Moving vehicle
Must-see: ♦♦♦♦♦
Wait time: ♦♦♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap:  No

Caro-Seuss-el
Type: Spinning (slow)
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No
Baby swap:  No

If I Ran the Zoo
Type: Walk-through
Must-see: ♦♦
Wait time: ♦
Movement: ♦
Kid scares: ♦
Height restriction: No
Single-rider line: No

Baby swap:  No

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