Which one do you want to ride first?
The one place where you can fully immerse yourself in all things Harry Potter is Universal Studios. To make the most of your time during your visit, make a game plan with the best Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions.
A trip to the Wizarding World should be on every Potterhead’s bucket list, so consider this ranking to be your to-do list once you arrive.
Ollivander’s may not be a ride, but it is a must-do experience. Before entering the wand shop, one lucky person will have their wand choose them a la the scene from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Plus, if you end up choosing an interactive wand, you can cast spells all day throughout Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley.
Riding on the Hogwarts Express is like a dream come true for many Harry Potter fans, and you’ll really feel like you’re journeying to and from Hogwarts on this attraction. You will need a Park-To-Park ticket in order to ride, but it’s worth it to step through Platform 9 3/4.
Escape From Gringotts is a multi-dimensional rollercoaster that takes you on a journey deep into the Wizarding World bank. Even the queue for the ride is a must-see as you enter through a lobby that looks like it’s from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
While Gringotts may be a little bit more of a thrill, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey beats it out for its queue. The line is just as exciting as the actual ride because you get to explore scenes from Hogwarts castle like Dumbledore’s office and the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom. Who knew waiting in line could be so much fun?
Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is the newest attraction at Universal Studios in Orlando, and it truly deserve the top spot as the best Wizarding World attraction. It’s a rollercoaster aboard Hagrid’s motorbike where you get to see magical creatures from the series and experience thrilling twists and turns along the way.