Since Universal Orlando is based around some of the biggest movies of our generation you can always expect great adventures, fiery explosions and the ultimate in thrills to come with all of the rides, shows and attractions available at the park. And in some situation’s Universal Orlando incorporates the latest technology to bring you a theme park experience you won’t soon forget. Among those enhancements is the use of 3D technology that is fast becoming a regular part of theme park fun. And since the technology is getting better and better here are the top 3D rides at Universal Orlando:
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man – No other ride has been discussed more in the theme park world than The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man at Islands of Adventure in the months prior to its enhancements earlier in the year. And since it’s re-opening the chatter has continued, especially about how amazing the updated 3D technology is. Using new 4K- high definition, the ride now blurs reality from props making for a very life-like adventure and even more in your face fun than the previous version. Make sure you’re on the look out for Hobgoblin’s flaming pumpkin. It’s so intense you have to check to make sure you’re not on fire!
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem! – As Gru puts it in the staging area, they have 3D glasses for every ocular variety, not to discriminate the lovable one-eyed minions. It is jokes like these that will have you laughing through the entire experience. From the queue area and encounters with Gru to the ride itself, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem! has all the subtle details that make from one hugely successful 3D ride.
Terminator 2: 3-D – If you’ve always wanted to help John Connor defeat the menacing cyborgs from the film Terminator 2: 3D at Universal Studios may be the closest and most lifelike you’ll ever get to doing so. This 3D thrill ride will have you face-to-face with some of the most popular characters from the movie in a white-knuckle adventure you’ll swear is real. Don’t be surprised if you throw your hands in front of your face to prevent one of the cyborgs from trying to attack you, the 3D technology makes the metal monsters seem that real and that close to you! Plus, the live action fighting and stunts are cool.
Shrek 4-D – This ride even out does the spectacular-ness of Spider-Man as it uses incredible 4-D technology to make you feel like your actually galloping through the forest alongside Shrek and Donkey. Using OgreVission glasses, guests to Shrek 4-D will not only hear and see the incredible action you’ll actually feel it too as your seat moves, water splashes you and wind blows at your face. And to top it all off, the story is just as entertaining and hilarious as all of the popular Shrek movies.
For an adventure that’s so lifelike you’ll have a hard time distinguishing fantasy from reality test out some of the top 3-D adventures at Universal Orlando with discounted tickets right here on Orlando Fun Tickets. And stay tuned for updates on possible new 3-D rides coming to the theme park <hint> Transformers (rumor.)