Two Amazing Theme Parks, Non-stop Nightlife & More
Stay in the heart of the excitement of Universal Orlando Resort® at Hard Rock Hotel® and receive exclusive benefits you can’t receive staying anywhere else including FREE Universal ExpressSM Unlimited ride access^ to SKIP THE REGULAR LINES in both theme parks!
Universal Studios® Theme Park
Why just go to the movies when you can become a part of them! Go beyond the screen and jump into the action of your favorite films at Universal Studios Florida®. At the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, you’ll find an amazing array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions that make YOU the star. Experience the new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Shrek 4-D, Revenge of the Mummy®, The Simpsons Ride™, MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™, the new Universal’s Superstar Parade, Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone®, and the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® multi-sensory coaster, where you pick the soundtrack! And at the end of your day, relive the films that sparked your imagination at the dazzling Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular–100 Years of Movie Memories nighttime show (seasonal).
Universal’s Islands of Adventure® Theme Park
Heroes of legend. Stories that transcend generations. Creatures from the past and from your wildest imaginations. Epic adventures and unforgettable journeys. This is Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, the only place in the world where you can journey into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, where magic is real and excitement knows no bounds. Strap yourself into edge-of-your-seat roller coasters like Dragon Challenge™ and The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. Bust up a band of super-villains on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, now in high-def 3-D. Explore the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in the wonky Seuss Landing™. Cheer for the good guys at a super-hero parade in Marvel Super Hero Island®. And if you like a bit of danger mixed with your science, take the kids to the prehistoric Jurassic Park®. Because really, you’re never too young or too old for a little excitement.
There's even more excitement with the addition of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Islands of Adventure®. Pass through the towering Hogwarts™ castle gates and explore the familiar passageways, classrooms and corridors. Visit the shops of Hogsmeade™ and sample wares from the wizarding world's best known establishments, including the Three Broomsticks™, Honeydukes, Zonko's™, Ollivanders™ and more. Plus experience new pulse-pounding rides including Dragon Challenge™, Flight of the Hippogriff™ and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, a state-of-the-art attraction that brings the magic, characters, and stories of Harry Potter™ to life in ways never before imagined.
Dine, dance, and play the night away at Universal CityWalk®, The Entertainment Capital of OrlandoSM. Located just outside both Universal Orlando® theme parks, CityWalk® offers the best in restaurants, nightclubs, shopping, and more. Catch a movie at the AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®. Experience the world-renowned Blue Man Group and more. Click here for a complete list of CityWalk® dining and nightlife venues.
Wet n’ Wild® Water Park
Just minutes away from Universal Orlando®, Wet ‘n Wild® gives you more multi-person rides than any other waterpark around. Signature hits like Disco H20™, Brain Wash™, Bubba Tub, The Flyer and more - high-speed, seriously twisted, multi-person family adventures that let you feel the fun and Share the Rush.
Shrek 4-D © 2014 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. THE SIMPSONS RIDE TM Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. The Simpsons TM & © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. Men In Black & Alien Attack: TM & © 2014 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved. Woody Woodpecker’s Kid Zone ® Walter Lantz. TM & © 2014 Marvel & Subs. Dr. Seuss properties TM & © 2014 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All rights reserved. Jurassic Park ® Universal Studios/Amblin. ©2014 BMP. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2014 Universal Studios. © 2014 Universal Orlando. All rights reserved. © 2014 Wet 'n Wild. All rights reserved.
HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s14)
^Paid theme park admission required. Benefit not valid for guests staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort; available for purchase only. Not valid at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™, and other select attractions. Not valid at Hogwarts Express. Only valid for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay as indicated on the Universal Express Unlimited pass. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Not valid for separately ticketed special events. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice.
†Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to one (1) Universal Orlando theme park as determined by Universal Orlando. Valid at select attractions at each park. Universal Orlando Resort reserves the right to open alternative attractions in the event that a technical problem arises or an attraction opening is delayed.