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Step inside a world where magic is real. Within Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ theme park you can visit the iconic Hogwarts™ castle and explore Hogsmeade™ village. And, at Universal Studios Florida™ theme park, you can enter Diagon Alley™ to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just loved this... amazing atmosphere and the butterbeer is out of this world.. i recommend asking for the slushy version though

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sizzledizzle9
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Harry Potter ride was good queue went quite fast and the staff were happily enough. Could do with more lockers for items.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrewmontguire01
Reviewed yesterday

Escape to the magical world of Harry Potter. I loved the virtual reality ride but it made some of the family feel a bit sick

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank holeinonelamer
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for your review! I'm so glad to hear that you loved your visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I hope you were able to try a Butterbeer while you were here! See you again soon! -Brianna

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh my god this area is so good. The forbidden journey is great,it makes you feel like a kid again. Managed 2 runs as the wait times were 10 mins. The place is just like the movie sets. Bought the chocolate frog for my daughter...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank martinn385
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Martin, Thank you for your feedback! I'm glad you enjoyed one of my favorite rides, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and that you were able to re-ride thanks to the short wait time. I hope you will be back to experience some more...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Early park hours meant entry at 7am to see first time visitors faces and hear the wows! Shows how well Universal did recreating J K Rowlings imagery of Diagon Alley, its also funny seeing people walk right passed it as it has an understated entrance...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cuttycrew
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for this awesome review! It sounds like you had an awesome time exploring the details in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and being immersed in this awesome environment. I absolutely love enjoying a frozen Butterbeer and sitting on the steps outside...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

- get the train at least once for when it opens at 9am from universal to islands of adventure - this will set the story and get you to the other park early - make sure you get the train back to universal as they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Sarah K
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Sarah, Thanks for your review! I'm so glad to hear that you loved The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to provide our future Guests with helpful tips and suggestions and for providing us...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pure immersion! Even though the kids couldn't ride it, the queue inside the castle is fun. They waited at child swap while mommy and daddy had loads of fun.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vanessa M
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Vanessa, Thanks for your review! I'm glad to hear that you had a great visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I hope you were also able to try a Butterbeer while you were here! We hope you can visit us again! -Brianna

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Harry Potter experience takes Universal from a fantastic resort to a whole new level. The attention to detail is mind blowing. Do not miss the opportunity to visit, whether a child or adult.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank David B
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello David, Thanks for your review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This is also one of my favorite areas to visit, so I'm so happy you liked it as well. We hope you can visit again! -Brianna

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's exactly as you imagine it to be but no ride and I refer to the new hagrid ride is worth waiting three hours for especially on 94degrees very disappointing but there were large queues for everything my advice would be don't go in August...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank mcostello2015
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. I'm so sorry to hear of your disappointment with the wait times for some of our attractions. We always strive to keep our Guests up to date with the most accurate wait time, so you are able to make...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

you have to go to Weasleys. we had a terrific dinner at the three broomsticks. The interactive wands and spell casting was great. Buy at least a 2 park ticket so you can ride the Hogwarts express.More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank sofner
UOGuestServices, Guest Relations Manager at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your positive feedback. I am so glad you were able to dine at Three Broomsticks; their food is so delicious! I appreciate your recommendation for our future Guests! I look forward to welcoming you back the next time you...More

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Amanda c
August 27, 2019|
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Response from wahoowa1213 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if this helps but we were there when the park opened, raced to Hagrid's Ride and still waited 2 1/2 hours!
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Cornelia N
August 19, 2019|
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Response from cl0rissap | Reviewed this property |
Everyone is exactly right. Universal studios & SeaWorld are 2 completely different theme parks. I believe there about 4 to 5 miles apart from each other. If you want to visit SeaWorld on the cheap. U can buy a half day... More
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Response from lstrong2016 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a two park ticket that includes both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. It may be faster to take the train. Depending on your location inside the park. The ticket operator will also check your ticket... More
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