Opening Date For Universal Orlando Resort’s Volcano Bay

Universal Orlando Resort was happy to announce that their third theme park called Volcano Bay will be opening in a couple of months!! So exciting!!! The grand opening for this park is set for May 25, 2017, and it is going to be so cool!

Along with the news of the opening of Universal’s Volcano Bay, comes some information on the new wearable TapuTapu that will enhance your experience at the park.

Lots of great things happening at this theme park in Orlando. Get ready for the new “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” attraction to open in April!

Read more below in the press release from Universal Orlando Resort about Volcano Bay:

Universal Orlando’s third amazing theme park, Volcano Bay, will officially grand open on May 25, 2017. And today, Universal Orlando provided a first look at the new TapuTapu wearable coming to Volcano Bay that will transform the way guests experience water theme park entertainment.

When guests arrive to Volcano Bay, they’ll receive a TapuTapu wearable to use for the day that will make their experience throughout the entire park as hassle-free and fun-filled as possible. It will allow them to virtually wait in line for Volcano Bay’s dozens of unique attractions and discover various TapTu Play experiences throughout the park with just a simple tap.

When it grand opens on May 25, Universal’s Volcano Bay will become Universal Orlando’s third amazing theme park and provide even more incredible experiences that further complement the entire destination. Volcano Bay will be an entirely new water theme park experience filled with incredible thrills and perfected relaxation. Spanning 30 fully immersive acres and featuring a variety of experiences ranging from daring to serene,Volcano Bay will offer something for everyone – including a multi-directional wave pool with sandy beaches, a peaceful winding river, twisting multi-rider raft rides, speeding body slides that drop from the top of the volcano into the waters below and more.

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Updated on March 30th: Details on ticket prices:

Photo credit: Universal Orlando

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