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Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls
Tuesday, January 04, 2011 07:28

Universal Orlando has confirmed that Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls will be out of action for several weeks at Islands of Adventure, as fire damage is assessed and repaired.

Dudley Do-Rights Ripsaw Falls
Sunday, January 02, 2011 10:37

A fire broke out on the Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls attraction at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure on New Years Day, forcing the evacuation of the ride and the surrounding Toon Lagoon area.

Jurassic Park logo
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 20:45

The return of the Triceratops Discovery Trail attraction at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure is only "temporary" for now, according to the company.

Jurassic Park logo
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 08:41

Universal Orlando has reopened the former Triceratops Encounter attraction at Islands of Adventure, under the new name of Triceratops Discovery Trail.

Wizarding World at night image
Thursday, November 25, 2010 08:43

Universal Orlando is considering introducing "black-out dates" on all of its annual passes next year, as it continues to deal with the crowds attracted to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Wizarding World at night image
Wednesday, November 03, 2010 08:40

Universal Orlando is to hold an exclusive event for Annual Passholders in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the first such event to be held in the hugely popular land.

Universal Grinchmas image
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 08:43

Universal Orlando has revealed details of its 2010 holiday events, with Christmas-stealing thief the Grinch set to make a return to Islands of Adventure.

Jurassic Park logo
Wednesday, October 06, 2010 08:41

Universal Orlando is reportedly preparing the return of the long-closed Triceratops Encounter to Islands of Adventure, as it it continues to try and alleviate crowding in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Hogwarts Castle image
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 04:35

Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has proven a huge hit with visitors, according to the results of a Theme Park Tourist survey.

Universal Studios Florida entrance
Saturday, August 07, 2010 04:24

Universal has raised ticket prices at its Orlando and Florida theme parks, following in the footsteps of Disney which raised its own prices on August 5.

Filch's Emporium of Confiscated Goods
Thursday, July 08, 2010 18:05

Universal Orlando has begun selling merchandise from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter via its online store, enabling Potter fans to purchase items without making a trip to Islands of Adventure.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 20:13

Universal Orlando has begun testing special passes for entry to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, providing guests with guaranteed entry during a specified time window.