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Full List of Disability Access for Universal Orlando Attractions

by Leap on August 2, 2016

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We get tons of questions about disability access at the theme parks, and most of our questions center around the rides and attractions. We've covered the various types of disability access for Disney World attractions, and today we're looking at disability access at the Universal Orlando Resort! With this full list of disability access for Universal Orlando attractions, you can be fully prepared for a wonderful and stress-free vacation. We've covered both Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida, so let's get hopping!

Don't forget to check out our Overview of Universal's Attraction Assistance Pass. This post is also handy when preparing to experience the parks with a disabled person!

Disabilility Access for Universal Orlando Attractions

Accommodations by Park: Islands of Adventure | Universal Studios

Full List of Disability Access for Universal Orlando Attractions - Islands of Adventure (Hogsmeade)

DISABILITY ACCESS FOR UNIVERSAL'S ISLANDS OF ADVENTURES® ATTRACTIONS

The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Camp Jurassic™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. There are ramps that provide access to all areas of Camp Jurassic™.
  • Service animals are permitted at Camp Jurassic™.

Caro-Seuss-el™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized wheelchair/scooter to a standard wheelchair to experience Caro-Seuss-el™.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. Since there is an option of bench or character seating, riders on characters may have a service animal lie in front of or between the animals. Leash length should be long enough to accommodate the rising characters. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

The Cat in the Hat™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized wheelchair/scooter to a standard wheelchair to experience The Cat in the Hat™.
  • The ride vehicle has minimal to adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has side barriers to contain medium to large animals. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of The Cat in the Hat™. Ask a Team Member for details.

Doctor Doom's Fearfall®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Doctor Doom's Fearfall®.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Doctor Doom's Fearfall®. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of Doctor Doom's Fearfall®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Dragon Challenge™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Dragon Challenge™.

Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls®.

The Eighth Voyage of Sinbad™ Stunt Show

  • Guests may remain their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The stadium-seating has adequate floor space for a service animal.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for The Eighth Voyage of Sinbad™ Stunt Show. Ask a Team Member for detail.

Flight of the Hippogriff™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Flight of the Hippogriff™.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™.

The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • The ride vehicle has minimal to adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

Hogwarts™ Express - Hogsmeade™ Station

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

If I Ran The Zoo™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized wheelchair/scooter to a standard wheelchair to experience If I Ran The Zoo™.

Incredible Hulk Coaster®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on The Incredible Hulk Coaster®.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Jurassic Park Discovery Center™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • Service animals are permitted at the Jurassic Park Discovery Center™.

Jurassic Park River Adventure®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Jurassic Park River Adventure®.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Jurassic Park River Adventure®. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of Jurassic Park River Adventure®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Me Ship, The Olive®

  • Guests may remain their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The walk-through attractions have adequate floor space for a service animal.

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized wheelchair/scooter to a standard wheelchair to experience One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish™.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has adequate side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges®.

Poseidon's Fury®

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The walk-through attraction has adequate floor space for a service animal.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of Poseidon's Fury®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Pteranodon Flyers™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Pteranodon Flyers™.

Storm Force Accelatron®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has adequate side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

Full List of Disability Access for Universal Orlando Attractions - Universal Studios Florida

DISABILITY ACCESS FOR UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ATTRACTIONS

Animal Actors on Location

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The show has adequate floor space for a service animal.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for Animal Actors on Location. Ask a Team Member for details.

A Day in the Park with Barney™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The show has adequate floor space for a service animal.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for A Day in the Park with Barney™. Ask a Team Member for details.

The Blues Brothers® Show

  • Guests may remain their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The outdoor show has adequate floor space for a service animal.

Curious George Goes to Town

  • Guests may remain their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The walk-through attraction has adequate floor space for a service animal.

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member. A stationary location is available for those not capable of transferring from their wheelchair.
  • The ride vehicle has minimal to adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has adequate side barriers for containment of medium to large animals. Stationary seating is also available. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for portions of Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Ask a Team Member for details.

E.T. Adventure®

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized scooter/wheelchair to a standard wheelchair to experience E.T. Adventure®.
  • The ride vehicle has minimum to adequate floor space for a service animal. However, there are no side bars for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on E.T. Adventure®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Fear Factor Live

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The stadium-seating has adequate floor space for a service animal.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for Fear Factor Live. Ask a Team Member for details.

Fievel's Playland®

  • To experience the water slide, guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair to the raft. There is an elevator located at the bottom for guests using wheelchairs.
  • Service animals are not permitted on the water slide. There is adequate floor space for a service animal throughout the walk-through attraction.

Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™.

Hogwarts™ Express - King's Cross Station

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member. There is a device to assist with the transfer; see a ride attendant for assistance.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Kang & Kodos' Twirl 'n' Hurl

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • The ride vehicle has adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.

MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized scooter/wheelchair to a standard wheelchair to experience MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™.
  • Service animals are not permitted on MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for this attraction. Ask a Team Member for details.

Revenge of the Mummy®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Revenge of the Mummy®.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Revenge of the Mummy®. Ask a Team Member for details.

Shrek 4-D

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Guests must, however, transfer from their ECV or motorized scooter/wheelchair to a standard wheelchair to experience Shrek 4-D. Stationary seating is available.
  • This attraction has adequate floor space for a service animal. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Shrek 4-D. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for this attraction. Ask a Team Member for details.

The Simpsons Ride™

  • Guests must transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • The ride vehicle has minimal to adequate floor space for a service animal. It also has adequate side barriers for containment. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on The Simpsons Ride™. Ask a Team Member for details.

Terminator 2®: 3-D

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience. Stationary seating is also available.
  • This attraction has adequate floor space for a service animal. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on Terminator 2®: 3-D. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for this attraction. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Reflective Captioning is also available here. Ask a Team Member for details.

TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • The ride vehicle has minimal to adequate floor space for a service animal. Guests with service animals should see a ride attendant for access information.
  • Open Caption queue monitors are available on TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D. Ask a Team Member for details.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are also available on this attraction. Ask a Team Member for details.

Universal Orlando's Horror Make-Up Show

  • Guests may remain in their wheelchair/ECV/motorized scooter or wheelchair throughout the attraction experience.
  • The show has adequate floor space for a service animal.

Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster®

  • Guests must be able to transfer from their wheelchair/ECV to the ride vehicle with the assistance of a party member.
  • Service animals are not permitted on Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster®.

Do you have experience with these attractions' disability accommodations at Universal Orlando? Let us know in the comments below! And don't forget to hop on over to the posts below for more tips and information on disabilities and the parks!

Related: Overview of Disney's Disability Access Services Card

Related: Overview of SeaWorld's Ride Accessibility Program

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