Universal Unexpectedly Extends Closure of Popular Attraction

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Universal Orlando Resort extended an attraction closure.

Universal Orlando is a popular tourist location seeing thousands of Guests daily, with two theme parks: Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure. Each theme park includes something for all ages.


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Universal Studios Florida includes attractions such as Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, E.T. Adventure, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, The Simpsons Ride, Race Through New York Featuring Jimmy Fallon, Men in Black Alien Attack, The Revenge of the Mummy, and many more thrilling attractions.

Next door at Universal Islands of Adventure, Guests can enjoy iconic attractions such as Jurassic Park River Adventure, Hadrig’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventure of Spider-Man, Jurassic World VelociCoaster, and many more.

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Universal is known for constantly updating and changing attractions. Universal is in the process of building a new theme park called Epic Universe which will be opened in 2025. Universal also closed the former KidZone and will reopen with new DreamWorks attractions in 2024. Universal Studios Florida is also building a new Minion-themed attraction that will open summer of 2023 called VillainCon Minion Blast.

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Universally Addicted tweeted that a popular attraction called Me Ship, The Olive beside Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges has extended its closures until April 21, 2023.

The Refurbishment Closure Of Me Ship, The Olive In Islands Of Adventure Has Been Extended Through April 21, 2023.

Me Ship, The Olive is a colorful ship that is an imaginative play area packed with fun from bow to stern. Across three decks you’ll find passageways, slides, climbing nets, horns, an interactive piano and more. You can even squirt unsuspecting passengers of Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges with water cannons as they sail by below.

With this attraction still being closed, does this affect your vacation?

About Brittni Ward

Brittni is a Disney and Universal fan; one of her favorite things at both parks is collecting popcorn buckets. While at Disney World Resort, Brittni meets the princesses and rides Kilimanjaro Safaris. At Universal, Brittni enjoys the Minions and watching Animal Actors on Location! When not at Disney World Resort or Universal Orlando, Brittni spends time with her family and pets.