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Jurassic Park River Adventure

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 8 out of 10

Flume Ride
Minimum height to ride: 42 inches

Robert Niles

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Published: February 16, 2015

What possibly could go wrong on a peaceful boat tour through Jurassic Park’s collection of gentle, plant-eating dinosaurs? You’ll float outdoors through an impressive collection of Universal’s animatronic dinosaurs before... well, as Jeff Goldblum’s Dr. Ian Malcolm said in the movie, “Oooh, ahhh... that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and screaming.” Sure enough, the velociraptors escape, more meat-eaters are running loose, and, oh, is that a T-Rex trying to eat you? Hang on, because it’s all downhill from there.

Francis Robidoux
A classic with a fun drop at the end.
Sebastian Quevedo
My favorite water ride in Islands of Adventure. I agree that the animatronics are a little bit dated but the inmersion is theming and the thrills are fabulous. 9/10
Jack Mooney
It has great animatronics but its seems a bit too outdated! 7.5/10
Bryce McGibeny
The star attraction of Jurassic Park. The animatronics at the beginning aren't the best and seem dated but overall it's a great ride and even a little scary. Love the T-Rex and the end and that drop!
Jesus Eduardo de la Garza Robles
Best of all its the part whith the head of the tyrannosaurus, at the beginning of the game you can take pictures
Jonathan Katz
A must do. The animatronics are a bit dated, but the theming, immersion, and thrills at the end are top notch. 9/10
Brett Schutt
If you don't count the Harry Potter ride, it's my favorite Islands of Adventure. It's fun and adventurous and the jurassic park music swelling in the background by the wonderful John Williams is brilliant. The ride is a blast and the dinosaurs still look convincing. A 10/10 for sure!
Christopher Sturniolo
While a great depiction of the movie, this ride could use some TLC maybe connected to next year's Jurassic World.
James V.
Probably one of the best flume rides in the country. Jurassic park river adventure starts off as a gentle boat ride that gives a look at some dinosaurs when something goes terribly wrong. Next thing you know you are face to face with a T-Rex! This ride will get you a little wet, but not as wet as Popeye or Ripsaw falls. The line moves very quickly and the posted wait time is almost always way less than the actual wait time. 9/10 highly recommended.

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