Universal Orlando Resort’s just officially opened Jurassic World’s VelociCoaster at Islands of Adventure! This is Florida’s fastest and tallest multi-launch roller coaster based off of the popular blockbuster franchise. This will flip, turn and whip riders with unexpected surprises when you onboard the attraction.

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Located at the Jurassic Park section at Islands of Adventure as every amount of blood, sweat and tears went into the development of this storytelling attraction. From guest reactions this so far, this their favorite roller coaster ever designed at Universal theme park.

“Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure” at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is fantastic but, the VelociCoaster is a new industry gem. Featuring an original story that fans will recognize of familiar dinosaurs, environments from the films. You will come in close in the queue with some members of the Jurassic World films of Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and BD Wong for their reprised roles. The queue is beautifully designed. It has a gorgeous Raptor statue of the pack from Charlie, Echo, Delta, Bravo and Blue. Be sure to say hello towards Mr. DNA as a film fan-favorite as he will be the narrator the ride safety and story while you’ll wait in line!

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Must Go Faster

It hits speeds up to 70 mph in 2.4 seconds through the Raptor paddock as you’ll zoom by the Raptors that are trying to escape. If you know the films as Chris Pratt’s character, Owen Grady is the one who trained and raised the Raptor pack. More than 4,700 span of track and reaching heights up 155 feet as you’ll soar and barrel roll above the water.

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The Top Hat gives rides a beautiful a scenic view of Islands of Adventure and dropping down to a terrifying 140 feet at 80 degrees. It never slows down and keeps speeding up and up, as the second half of the ride is way faster. The speed momentum it maintains is jaw-dropping towards the final break stop. If your able to get through your nerves and accomplish the VelociCoaster, then you will be considered a new honorary member of joining the Raptor squad.

More Jurassic World Things To Do

Once you had a change of pants and you can go the Raptor Encounter and meet some of the Raptor family! Blue is the fan beloved dino and while Bravo is recent addition added. Team members will even bring out baby Raptors from Sierra and Tango, as they are quite adorable to. If you want to rep the latest merchandise and grab something sweet to eat and can hop over to Universal Studios at the first ever Jurassic World tribute store.

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But wait that’s not all! For those who are planning on seeing F9 at IMAX on June 25th, 2021, dino lovers will able to see a five minute preview of Jurassic World: Dominion. Fitted for the best and immersive largest screen for what’s ahead when the film comes out June 10th, 2022. Dominion was originally suppose to come out this opening weekend but got delayed due towards the pandemic.


The VelociCoaster is truly a innovative and immersive attraction to soars to new heights that has never been done before hand. As Florida’s theme parks are on the road to recovery, as this roller coaster is a grand new addition towards Universal Orlando Resort is a blessing in disguise for the industry. For those are planning to travel for something fun to do, will you take the challenge of riding the VelociCoaster this summer? Leave it down in the comments section below!

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