Universal Studios Theme Park
All-new thrills and magical experiences await with the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™. Dine at the Leaky Cauldron™, shop at well-known establishments including Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, and experience the darker side of magic in Knockturn Alley.
The Knight Bus
Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. Inside Gringotts™ you’ll walk through the bank’s grand marble lobby and see goblins hard at work. Then take a journey through cavernous passageways that lead deep underground. This multi-dimensional thrill ride puts you right in the middle of the action and seamlessly melds the latest cutting-edge technologies and live special effects to create a completely immersive, unforgettable adventure.
Hogwarts™ Express King’s Cross Station. Guests with a Park-to-Park admission ticket can pass through the brick wall onto Platform 9 ¾™, board the train at King’s Cross Station in Universal Studios Florida®, and travel to and from Hogsmeade™ Station in Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, enjoying a different experience each way.
Knockturn Alley – Practitioners of the Dark Arts will find everything they need down the gloomy Knockturn Alley, featuring the infamous shop, Borgin and Burkes™
Ollivander’s – See a wand choose a wizard at Ollivanders™ wand shop.
Leaky Cauldron – Dine on delicious pub fare at the Leaky Cauldron™. Sit down and relax as you enjoy a traditional British meal.
Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour – indulge in a frozen treat at Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour.
Universal Islands of Adventure
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Enter through the towering castle gates and make your way down the familiar passageways and corridors of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You’ll visit iconic locations such as Dumbledore’s office, the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom, the Gryffindor™ common room, the Room of Requirement and more.
Then get ready to soar above the castle grounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on an unforgettably thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures! This amazing attraction uses groundbreaking, state-of-the-art technology (and a little magic) to create a one-of-a-kind ride experience. You must be 48″ tall to ride.
Flight of the Hippogriff. Pass by Hagrid’s hut and follow his instructions as you learn the proper way to approach a Hippogriff, which has the head of a giant eagle and the body of a horse. Then it’s time to take a “training flight” aboard the Flight of the Hippogriff™, an enchanting family coaster woven from wicker and decorated with fluttering leaves representing feathers. Bow as you approach the ‘real’ Hippogriff, and then you’re spiraling and diving around the pumpkin patch, and swooping past Hagrid’s hut. You must be 36″ tall to ride.
Dragon Challenge. Marvel at the blazing Goblet of Fire™ and the shining Triwizard Cup as you take on the Dragon Challenge™. Choose your dragon: an aggressive Chinese Fireball or a ferocious Hungarian Horntail. Then climb aboard and hold on tight as the two dragons twist and loop in a intertwining roller coaster chase across the sky. Dragon Challenge is actually two high-speed roller coasters – each “dragon” is a completely different ride. You must be 54″ tall to ride.
Hogwarts Express – Hogsmeade Station. Departing Hogsmeade™ village in Islands of Adventure, a Hogwarts™ Prefect will guide you to your seating compartment aboard the Hogwarts™ Express. Once on your way, get ready to encounter familiar characters and creatures from the Harry Potter™ books and films. But be sure to keep your wits about you — because mischief could materialize at any moment! You’ll enjoy scenic views of the British countryside from the train window before arriving at your destination: King’s Cross Station in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Diagon Alley™, located inside Universal Studios Florida®.
Tri Wizard Spirit Rally. Cheer on the colorful procession of students from Hogwarts™, Beauxbatons, and Durmstrang as they lead the excitement for the Triwizard Tournament.
Frog Choir. Enjoy a presentation by a small choir of Hogwarts students, accompanied by their large croaking frogs. The group of four students – one each from Gryffindor™, Slytherin™, Hufflepuff™ and Ravenclaw™ houses – perform familiar wizarding songs.
Hog’s Head Pub. At the rear of the Three Broomsticks™ tavern is the Hog’s Head pub. On the wall behind the bar is a large stuffed hog’s head which periodically snarls at guests. The family can enjoy Harry Potter™ favorites including Butterbeer™, pumpkin juice and other beverages while adults trade stories and sample the pub’s selection of domestic and imported beers, specialty drinks, wine, spirits and mixed drinks.
Three Broomsticks. In this restaurant you can choose from such entrees as the “Great Feast Platter,” fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, Cornish pasty, turkey legs and fresh vegetables. Children’s menu items include chicken, macaroni cheese, fish and chips, and chicken fingers, each served with grapes and applesauce. Dessert choices include apple pie, strawberry and peanut-butter ice-cream, and chocolate trifle.
Dervish and Banges. Be sure to stop at Dervish and Banges™ for such magical items as Sneakoscopes, Spectrespecs, Omnioculars, and The Monster Book of Monsters. Dervish and Banges carries all your Quidditch™ needs such as t-shirts, Quaffles, Golden Snitches™ and brooms including the Nimbus Two Thousand and One™ and the Firebolt. You’ll find Hogwarts™ school uniforms and clothing including robes, scarves, ties, t-shirts and sweatshirts. The store offers an assortment of other merchandise such as journals and stationery items.
Filch’s Emporium of Confiscated Goods. Purchase souvenirs such as Hogwarts™ clothing including jackets, t-shirts, sweatshirts, shoulder bags, caps and scarves; plus house crest banners, stationery and other gifts. There are authentic movie prop replicas including character walking sticks, Death Eater masks and film-based chess sets; assorted Quidditch™ clothing; magical creature toys and clothing; plus a variety of assorted toys and other souvenirs. It is also here, at the attraction’s exit, that guests can purchase a photo of their ride experience on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™.
Honeydukes. A must-stop for visitors to Hogsmeade™, at Honeydukes™ the shelves are lined with all manner of colorful sweets, including Acid Pops, exploding bonbons, Cauldron Cakes, treacle fudge, Fizzing Whizzbees, and Chocolate Frogs™, which contain a wizard trading card in each box. Inside the shop you can fill up a bag of Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans™… who knows what tasty (or not so tasty) flavors you’ll discover! The shop also offers other classic favorites such as chocolates and fudge.
Ollivanders. Visit Ollivanders™, Makers of Fine Wands since 382 B.C. Step into the small dusty shop and gaze up at countless wand boxes stacked to the ceiling. Here, in a unique interactive experience, you can see a wand choose a wizard. You can purchase your own Ollivanders wand, or choose from a selection including Harry Potter™ film character wand replicas, Collectible wand sets and more. In addition to purchasing replica wands, you can now purchase an Interactive Wand and cast spells to create amazing magical experiences throughout Diagon Alley™ and Hogsmeade™. Wave your wand, recite the spell, and watch as the magic unfolds!
Owl Post. The Owl Post sells a variety of stationery and writing implements, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ stamps, as well as owl-related toys and gifts. Here you can also mail letters with a special Hogsmeade™ postmark.