Is Universal Orlando's Jurassic World Coaster Better at Night?

October 8, 2021, 11:48 AM · Universal Orlando just released its official nighttime POV video for the Jurassic World VelociCoaster.

You've might have seen plenty of daytime POVs of the coaster, including ours, but nighttime rides really allow the VelociCoaster's show lighting to pop.

As we wrote in our review of Jurassic World VelociCoaster last summer, "Along with its neighbor Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Jurassic World VelociCoaster elevates Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure to a new standard for roller coaster entertainment. Other parks around the world might have more roller coasters, but none has better."

Especially at night.

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Replies (6)

October 8, 2021 at 6:26 PM

Of course, every ride is better at night. I can’t think of one that was somehow worse outside of daytime.

October 8, 2021 at 5:05 PM

I’ve been on both day and night, and the big difference is the excellent lighting on the coaster in the dark. The ride itself is no different.

October 9, 2021 at 8:21 AM

i just missed the later summer hours to get a night ride on VC but will be ready come the holidays as i'm sure it's extra amazing. hagrid's is also better at night, although not at night when it's raining, that was no fun at all :)

October 9, 2021 at 11:36 AM

Some coasters are better in day (Big Thunder lets you see the great surroundings) but this does rank as cooler at night.

I think best night coaster was Batman the Ride at Six Flags Great America as what better character to fit a nighttime coaster?

October 9, 2021 at 11:59 AM

I just watched a ride video of the new Jurassic World ride at Universal Beijing. Holy crap, what an awesome ride, with the best looking dinosaur AAs! They have to bring this to the states!

October 12, 2021 at 11:22 AM

@still a fan, agreed. JWA would be a great addition to Epic Universe. Personally, I think they should ditch the (rumoured) Ministry of Magic land, build a Jurassic World land and add this ride and one other (gyroshpere?). Also, this would be great as a show/walkthrough attraction.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5QIJyFW-fE&t=974s

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