Universal Orlando reveals new bypass bridge, dinosaur statues near Velocicoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando opened the gates Saturday to a new redesigned bypass bridge that connects the Lost Continent to Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure. The bridge has been closed for more than a year as Universal built its much anticipated new attraction, the Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. Jurassic World: Velocicoaster seen from newly reopened bypass bridge (WKMG)Fans began posting photos of the bypass bridge Saturday, as well as the new views it provides of the high-speed attraction that zips overhead. AdBypass bridge opens near Jurassic World: Velocicoaster (McReynolds)Guests are also getting the chance to get an up-close look at two giant Velociraptor statues that are sitting on pedestals, just feet from the attraction‘s future entrance. Full Screen 1 / 8 Jurassic World: Velocicoaster dinosaur statuesJust last month, fans of the coaster flocked to the new attraction as construction walls were brought down and new merchandise was rolled out in gift shops.
Universal’s Velocicoaster shows its teeth as construction walls come down
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando officials brought down construction walls Tuesday on the new anticipated attraction, Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. Full Screen 1 / 5 Jurassic World VelocicoasterIn addition to the construction walls being brought down, the theme park also unveiled new merchandise in a number of its gift shops. Full Screen 1 / 7 Jurassic World Velocicoaster MerchandiseThe new coaster is scheduled to open this summer at Islands of Adventure. On Friday, Universal Orlando posted a new photo showing showing a recently installed entrance sign for the coaster. Use the form below to sign up for the ClickOrlando.com In the Loop: Theme Park Scoops newsletter, sent every Friday morning.
More dinosaur statues arrive at Universal’s Jurassic World Velocicoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal continues to make progress on its new ride the Jurassic World: Velocicoaster. This past weekend, guests begin noticing construction crews installing additional statues of the prehistoric predators. Full Screen Full Screen 1 / 14 Jurassic World: VelocicoasterGuests may remember that this is not the first sight of the iconic dinosaurs at the attraction. Aerial views now show those statues near the roller coaster tracks. Full Screen Full Screen 1 / 2 Jurassic World: Velocicoaster night testingUntil that time comes, fans visiting Islands of Adventure are getting the opportunity to see the ride testing, which seems to be happening more often.
First Look: Universal shows ride vehicle for all new Jurassic World VelociCoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando has hatched another detail about its anticipated high-speed roller coaster, the Jurassic World VelociCoaster. Friday morning officials gave fans a glimpse at the ride vehicle that will send guests up to 70 miles per hour and more than 150 feet in the air. 🦖🎢🥚🦖🎢🥚🎢🥚🦖🎢🥚🦖🥚🦖🎢🥚🦖🎢🦖🎢🥚🦖🎢🥚🎢🥚🦖🎢🥚🦖🥚🦖🎢🥚🦖🎢 — Universal Orlando Resort (@UniversalORL) December 4, 2020The theme park released a video which give excited theme park junkies a glimpse of the ride vehicle up-close as well as one of the high speed launches. The theme park officially released the name and gave details about the new attraction in September. Jurassic World Velocicoaster (WKMG-TV)Universal said the new ride will be Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster when it opens in 2021.
Roaring to life: Video shows Universal testing new Jurassic World VelociCoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – Universal Orlando’s anticipated new roller-coaster, the Jurassic World VelociCoaster is inching closer to opening day. JURASSIC WORLD VELOCICOASTER (Universal Orlando)Just a couple weeks after Universal shared new details about the ride and its story significant progress has been made to the coaster and its surrounding area. Photos from theme park blogger Universal Parks News Today show construction crews have begun adding wiring to the coaster’s “electric” fencing. Water is now flowing through the rocks around the Jurassic World VelociCoaster track. pic.twitter.com/7tomWwPIrF — Inside Universal (@insideuniversal) October 13, 2020This will be the first major roller coaster added to Universal Orlando since the addition of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure last year.
Hold onto your butts: Universal Orlando shares details about Jurassic World VelociCoaster
ORLANDO, Fla – As Samuel L. Jackson famously said in Jurassic Park, hold onto your butts -- Universal Orlando has a wild ride in store. The theme park shared new details Monday on its newest attraction, the Jurassic World VelociCoaster. JURASSIC WORLD VELOCICOASTER (Universal Orlando)Officials said guests will join the original cast of the films like Chris Pratt as Owen Grady, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Claire Dearing as Jurassic World unveils the next evolution of its “carnivore expansion:” the VelociCoaster. The new attraction has been under construction for several months in the “Jurassic Park” themed area of Islands of Adventure. Jurassic World VelociCoaster, opening Summer 2021 (WKMG-TV)Last month guests at the theme park began noticing construction crews lifting giant statues of the famous dinosaurs into the attraction.
Velociraptor arrives at Universal Orlando’s future roller-coaster site
ORLANDO,Fla – Over the past several months, there have been rumblings in Jurassic Park at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. This would be the first major roller coaster added to the resort since the addition of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure last year. Construction continues on Universal's unannounced Jurassic roller coaster. Current view of the highest point of the unannounced Jurassic Park roller coaster. For Universal Orlando fans, it’s only a matter of time before we truly know what is happening behind the construction walls.