The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened on the 18th June2010 to a massive media hype and fan anticipation. Harry Potter reviews have been mostly positive, with some negative comments regarding wait times for the rides.
We’ve scoured the internet and spoken to visitors and come up with the following averaged queue time for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey since June 2010.
June – 120 mins
July – 60 mins
August – 90 mins
September – 40 Mins
October – 30 mins
November- 30 mins
Have you recently visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, how long did you have to queue?
Q: How much money does Harry Potter make Universal Orlando?
A: Well some of this question was answered on Friday when Universal Orlando released its quarter 3 results, and what cracking results they are as well, showing that the popularity of Mr Potter was well worth the Universal outlay.
Attendance increased by 36% for the three months ending Sept. 26 to 3.7 million people over the same period last year! and even more importantly visitors to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter couldn’t get enough of wands, broomsticks and butterbeer, as the company stated revenue was up 62% to $364 million. Operating profit more than doubled to $127 million and net profit rocketed to $97 million, a 162% increase.
Plus on Oprah recently JK Rowling spoke the words that Harry Potter fans and Universal Orlando alike had been waiting for… she might not be quite done with the series!!!…. $$$$$
This year the most eagerly awaited theme park experience had to be The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Islands of adventure however with the park being increasingly busy when is the best time to get the most from your tickets?
At its height customers were queuing for up to 7 hours for popular rides like Harry Potter And The Forbidden Journey! Since its opening these waiting times have decreased however the attraction-tickets.info top tip for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is go mid afternoon around 3 pm onwards, if you happen to be going on a day when the park is open past 6pm then wait until then. The cooler climate combined with Theme park fatigue will result in smaller queues…
Visitors to the Ollivanders wand shop at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will step into one of the most iconic scenes from the bestselling Harry Potter books and blockbuster feature films. With the assistance of a live actor, along with amazing special effects, guests of Ollivanders will get to experience the same type of magical moment Harry had in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” when a wand “chooses them.”
Island’s of Adventure Universal Orlando is an action packed adventure for all those whohave an imagination.
Join the battle of good versus evil above the streets of Marvel Super Hero Island®. Get splash happy with your favorite cartoon characters in the water rides of Toon Lagoon®. Come face to face with the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park®. Venture through the mists of time as you experience the epic adventures of The Lost Continent®. And step right into the pages of the children’s books of Dr. Seuss in Seuss Landing™.
Islands of Adventures flag ship attraction is now the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.