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New Wizarding World of Harry Potter Ride, Height Restriction Information

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2010, 01:00 PM has posted an update which details information from a newly released Universal Orlando Resort 2010 brochure about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.  Of interest from this new brochure are details about the height restrictions for the individual rides at Wizarding World, as well as what each ride is expected to entail.  The report notes:

Attractions for Forbidden Journey, Dragons Challenge, and Flight of the Hippogriff are all mentioned and described under these. As typical vague descriptions to keep surprses and to keep the common guest informed on what the attraction will feature, but an interesting note is the height requirement is 48 inches for Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey.
Dragon's Challenge mentions "different ride each time!" some are speculating that it will have unique elements to the coaster like sound effects and other tracks for on board audio that may be installed. As neat as that could be I don't think that is the case here and the description just pushes the fact that there are two solid different roller coaster attractions to experience.
Additionally, a note is made about the Three Broomsticks attraction, which the brochure lists as a "service" counter.  According to, this "is a general term for someone to pick up their food in a cafeteria style resturant [sic]."

A PDF version of the brochure can be downloaded right here.  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is slated for a Spring 2010 opening.

Thanks to MN for the heads up.

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580 Points

Very excited about the upcoming opening, hopefully will be able to make it there within the year! I like hearing all of these updates, Thanks Leaky!

Posted by Rosie016 on March 04, 2010, 01:10 PM report to moderator
668 Points

The sad news is, I will never make it there… I live in Greece…. :( :(… If only they made a park in Europe….

Posted by Natalia {ROAR} on March 04, 2010, 01:30 PM report to moderator
797 Points

I cannot wait!

Posted by Lysh on March 04, 2010, 01:33 PM report to moderator
2168 Points

that sounds amazing. what more can i say? wizarding world blows my mind. and i dont hav 2 worry bout height restrictions. im pretty tall xD

Posted by MaggieNoise on March 04, 2010, 01:48 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

i cant wait to go

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on March 04, 2010, 02:40 PM report to moderator
187 Points

Poor Flitwick cant get on the rides ahaha

Posted by BellatrixGranger on March 04, 2010, 02:56 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

It keeps sounding better and better! I cant wait to go! :)

Posted by LunaLuver on March 04, 2010, 03:00 PM report to moderator
157 Points

Wow! This is SO exciting!

Posted by IHeartHarryPotter on March 04, 2010, 03:04 PM report to moderator
4056 Points

Phew! I’m over 48 inches!

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on March 04, 2010, 03:29 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

I am saddened that house-elves cannot enjoy these rides! Oh, well. I look forward to hearing more details about these rides soon.

Posted by Kirk on March 04, 2010, 03:30 PM report to moderator
120 Points

Poor house elves D:
But either way, the park looks awesome! :D

Posted by Iamtherealme on March 04, 2010, 03:38 PM report to moderator
5180 Points


Posted by hermionenluna TZS ROAR! on March 04, 2010, 03:41 PM report to moderator
1599 Points

ehh. nice to know, i guess, but that really wasnt exciting stuff…oh well! i’m still going! LEAKYCON ’11 BABY! wooh! :D

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on March 04, 2010, 03:54 PM report to moderator
1070 Points

im 5’3 im ok!!!!

4852 Points

Okay, I can go on the rides!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on March 04, 2010, 05:10 PM report to moderator
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