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Universal's Islands of Adventure Announces VelociCoaster

Tuesday, September 29, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rus Ozana
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After months of rumors surrounding the impressive new coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, the Orlando, Florida park has finally revealed its identity, Jurassic World’s VelociCoaster, set to open in summer 2021. It will be Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster and the new attraction will be the world’s first roller coaster based on the film franchise.


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Riders will race alongside Velociraptors in a high-speed, thrilling chase with just a lap restraint holding them in. VelociCoaster, from Intamin Amusement Rides, will feature two launches — the fastest will take guests to 70 mph in just 2.4 seconds — and a 360-degree barrel roll above the Islands of Adventure lagoon.

A zero-gravity inverted stall will send riders upside down across 100 feet of track in a maneuver that is the first of its kind. A top hat will take riders 115 feet into the air before plummeting them down an 80-degree drop, which will be Universal’s steepest roller coaster drop. Guests will experience 12 seconds of airtime throughout the ride.

A zero-gravity inverted stall will send riders upside down across 100 feet of track in a maneuver that is the first of its kind. A top hat will take riders 115 feet into the air before plummeting them down an 80-degree drop, which will be Universal’s steepest roller coaster drop. Guests will experience 12 seconds of airtime throughout the ride.