5 Things I Won’t Do Again In The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

Published date on December 13, 2022

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Are you a Harry Potter fan looking for an exciting adventure of enchanting fun? Look no further than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – where daring rides, magical experiences, and delightful surprises await! With all that extraordinary wizardry comes certain lessons to be learned. From my personal experience, here are five things I definitely won’t do again when visiting the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter.

Knockturn Alley in Diagon Alley - Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

1. Entering Knockturn Alley Without Using Your Phone Flashlight

To put it simply – Knockturn Alley is really dark. So dark, in fact, that I ran into people, walls, and whatever else that I wasn’t able to see. To be frank with you, I won’t be doing this again… I understand that the theme is meant to be dark and villainess, but to prevent you from possibly injuring yourself, use your iPhone flashlight to navigate this passageway. Otherwise, you’ll definitely trip or smack into something because it is pitch black in Knockturn Alley.

2. Eating at the Leaky Cauldron

The Leaky Cauldron in Diagon Alley is a popular restaurant and pub among fans of the Harry Potter series; however, there are mixed reviews on the food quality. Some visitors report that the food is mediocre, while others claim that the atmosphere and décor more than makeup for it. Ultimately, the experience at the Leaky Cauldron can vary depending on individual tastes and preferences. Personally, this is something I won’t do again in Diagon Alley – it wasn’t worth the long wait. You are better off saving your time and money and going to lunch or dinner at some place in City Walk at Universal.


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3. Riding Hagrid’s Motorbike Adventure During The Day

Riding Hagrid’s Motorbike Adventure during the night is the best time. The darkness and mystery of the night will add to the adventure. Hagrid’s Motorbike Adventure is better to ride during nighttime because the ride car is illuminated with lighting effects and special effects that further enhance the thrilling experience of the ride. The lighting helps to highlight the magical creatures, the Forbidden Forest, and the other elements of the ride. It also adds an extra layer of excitement and anticipation as riders can’t see what’s coming next.

Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Entering Hogsmeade

4. Not Taking The Hogwarts Express Both Ways

So the ride is different each way! When you take the Hogwarts Express from Diagon Alley to Hogsmeade, you experience more of the countryside, leaving London with views of Hogwarts Castle. When you leave Hogsmeade to Diagon Alley, you’ll experience more of London with the Knight Bus being present. If you’re a Harry Potter fan like myself, then experiencing both is a must, and doing one or the other is something I won’t do again!

Riding Sidecar On Hagrids Motorbike Adventure

5. The verdict of Single Rider Lines…

Single Rider Lines in the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter are generally well-received. Most people find that they are a great way to save time and avoid waiting in long lines. The lines are usually shorter than the standard lines and can help people get on rides faster. Many people also appreciate the convenience of being able to ride alone instead of with a group. Moving forward, I won’t forget the single-rider lines when going on rides like Hagrids Motorbike Adventure.

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  • Fabian Mendoza

    Master in Digital Marketing with over 15 years of experience, Fabian has focused a significant part of his professional career on promoting the tourism industry. From the beginning, he led commercial, communication, and marketing strategies for renowned tourist attractions in Colombia, his native country. Currently residing in Orlando, he has worked on projects that encourage tourism in the Caribbean region. More recently, he has dedicated himself to promoting Orlando, highlighting not only its famous theme parks but also its hidden gems.