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Florida Planning: Universal Orlando Height Restrictions

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Planning a trip to Universal Florida with kids?

If you have small children you know that you can’t even begin to think about booking theme park tickets before you’ve checked the height restrictions at the park. No one wants to pay hundreds of pounds just to find out the kids are not allowed on most of the rides.

To help you plan your visit to Universal Orlando, we’ve put together this handy guide to the height restrictions on the rides at Universal Studios Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay.

Universal Studios Florida: Height Restrictions

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E.T. Adventure

  • Minimum height: 34” (86cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 34”-48” (86cm- 122cm)

Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36”-48” (91cm- 122cm)

Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon

  • Minimum height: 40″ (102cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 40″–48″ (102cm-122cm)

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

  • Minimum height: 40″ (102cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 40″–48″ (102cm-122cm)

The Simpsons Ride

  • Minimum height: 40″ (102cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 40″–48″ (102cm-122cm)

TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D

  • Minimum height: 40″ (102cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 40″–48″ (102cm-122cm)

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts*

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Revenge of the Mummy*

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit*

  • Minimum height: 51” (130cm)
  • Maximum height: 79” (200cm)

*These rides are equipped with”test seats”. You can try them before riding to  see if you’ll feel comfortable and decide whether you still want to get on.

Universal Islands of Adventure: Height Restrictions

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Pteranodon Flyers

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Maximum height: 56” (142cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36”-56” (91cm-142cm)

Skull Island: Reign of Kong

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36″–48″ (91cm-122cm)

Flight of the Hippogriff

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36″–48″ (91cm-122cm)

Cat in the Hat

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36″–48″ (91cm-122cm)

The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!

  • Minimum height: 36” (91cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 36″–48″ (91cm-122cm)

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

  • Minimum height: 40″ (102cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 40″–48″ (102cm-122cm)

Jurassic Park River Adventure

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls*

  • Minimum height: 44″ (112cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 44”-48” (112cm-122cm)

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey*

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Doctor Doom’s Fearfall*

  • Minimum height: 52” (132cm)

The Incredible Hulk Coaster*

  • Minimum height: 54” (137cm)

*These rides are equipped with”test seats”. You can try them before riding to see if you’ll feel comfortable and decide whether you still want to get on.

Volcano Bay: Height Restrictions

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ika Moana of Honu ika Moana

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Taniwha Tubes

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

TeAwa The Fearless River

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Krakatau Aqua Coaster

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Punga Racers

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Maku Puihi Round Raft Rides

  • Minimum height: 42″ (107cm)
  • Must be accompanied by an adult: 42”-48” (107cm-122cm)

Ko’okiri Body Plunge

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Kala and Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Honu of Honu ika Moana

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Ohyah and Ohno Drop Slides

  • Minimum height: 48” (122cm)

Runamukka Reef

  • Maximum height: 48” (122cm)

Tot Tiki Reef

  • Maximum height: 48” (122cm)

Waturi Beach

  • Must wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life vest: under 48” (122cm)

The Reef

  • Must wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved life vest: under 48” (122cm)

Ready to visit Universal Orlando?

Universal Orlando height restrictions – checked!

Now that you know which rides can go on your agenda, it’s time to bag those all-important tickets and start planning your day at Universal!

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