Reign of Kong Makes A Return To Universal Orlando

Universal has officially announced the return of King Kong to Universal Orlando Resort.

Universal Orlando Revealed the opening of Skull Island: Reign of Kong. There is definitely going to be a rumble in the jungle as you become part of the adventure! Prepare to be overwhelmed during five minutes and 50 seconds, to be precise.

As you journey deep into a mysterious island, your 1930s expedition is swarmed by enormous prehistoric predators. Your only hope is the most colossal ape ever to walk the earth. As the gargantuan beasts fight for dominance, you will just fight to survive. Skull Island: Reign of Kong – A multi-sensory, multi-dimensional new ride for your life.”

 Universal Orlando reveals first details of Skull Island: Reign of Kong.


Universal has officially announced the return of King Kong to Universal Orlando Resort. Continue on to learn more.

To sort through it all, we’ve compiled a general primer on what will be Universal Orlando’s next big E-ticket experience, which we’ll continue to update as more information is officially announced or otherwise confirmed.

The basics

What has been officially confirmed by Universal?

Just the basics: the new attraction’s name, release window (no specific date yet – sorry!), and a few pieces of fantastic-looking concept art. Oh, yeah-there’s also the little fact that Universal confirmed it’ll be a whole new island at Islands of Adventure, to boot.

What is the ride called?

Skull Island: Reign of Kong.

When will it open?

Summer of 2016, most likely in June when new rides typically debut (in order to meet the high traffic of the summer/holiday crowds). Some leaked information seems to suggest that Universal may have initially wanted the attraction to bow in 2015-which would explain the crazily expedited pace of the new “island’s” construction thus far-but it’s definitely been pushed back since then.

source: Orlando Informer

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