Universal Orlando unveils new Jurassic Park roller coaster


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New roller coaster
Universal Orlando Resort calls the new attraction “the most extreme roller coaster ride vehicle”.

Universal’s Island of Adventure plans to open the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster next summer. The ride will get thrill seekers up to 70 mph and more than 150 feet in your hair along 4,700 feet of route.
A Universal spokesperson said guests would, “encounters with near misses, launches, 12 heart-pounding seconds of airtime, and more – with just one lap bar holding them in place.”


Janet Smith