Universal Orlando Resort has built one of the most immersive and most anticipated theme parks in the world to date. Universal epic universe.
Plans have been kept under wraps for years, but Universal Orlando released its first official details about the upcoming park on Tuesday.
“Universal Epic Universe represents a huge, transformative moment for Universal Orlando Resort and will change everything about our destination,” Karen Irwin, president and chief operating officer of Universal Orlando, said in a statement to USA TODAY. “This will be an exciting culmination of our incredible growth over the past 30-plus years and will transform Universal Orlando into a week-long vacation destination filled with the most exciting experiences imaginable!”
Here's what fans can expect from Universal's fourth theme park in Florida.
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What will the Universal Epic Universe have?
Epic Universe will feature five new worlds with “more than 50 amazing attractions, entertainment, dining and shopping experiences,” according to a press release from the resort.
Heavenly garden He will be the first guests in the world to enter the park. It will feature relaxing gardens, a “wet play area,” a large carousel and Starfall Racers, a 5,000-foot-long double-launch racing roller coaster with speeds of up to 62 mph. Celestial Park will also serve as a gateway to the other four Epic Universe worlds, which will be accessed through themed portals.
Dark universe Fans of Universal's popular Halloween Horror Nights will be delighted. Universal says guests can expect to “encounter everything from the experiments of Dr. Victoria Frankenstein to mysterious landscapes where monsters roam a world of myth and mystery.”
How to Train Your Dragon – Berk Island It will give fans of the “How to Train Your Dragon” series a chance to finally fly with dragons like Hiccup, Astrid and their fellow Dragon Riders on screen.
Super Nintendo Worldwhich made its U.S. debut at Universal Studios Hollywood last year, will bring guests into the fan-favorite video game franchise for adventures with Mario, Princess Peach and more.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic It will be “an all-new land that blends the magic of 1920s Paris from Warner Bros.' Fantastic Beasts films with the iconic British Ministry of Magic from the Harry Potter franchise,” according to Universal Orlando, which is already home to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.
Will Epic Universe have a hotel?
The newly announced Universal Helios Grand Hotel will be located within the Epic Universe, at the end of Celestial Park. It will have 500 rooms and access to its own garden.
What month will Epic Universe open?
Universal has not yet announced an opening date for Epic Universe, only that it will open in 2025.
What are the four world parks?
The two theme parks located at Universal Orlando are Universal Studios Florida and the adjacent Universal Islands of Adventure. Universal's Volcano Bay water park is its third park.
Universal Epic Universe will be the fourth.
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