King Kong is Universal Orlando’s New Skull Island Ride

Kong Skull Island

Orlando, Florida: When Skull Island: Reign of Kong opens at Universal’s Islands of Adventure this summer, guests will be astounded by the most visceral encounter with King Kong ever. They’ll come face-to-face with this legendary beast in the flesh so close they’ll feel his breath sweep across their skin and his thunderous roar reverberate through every bone in their body.

As they near the finale of their heart-pounding expedition, the emotional power of Kong will overtake them.

This is his world, and you’re at his mercy.

Field notes:

  • Megaprimatus: ancient species of giant ape
  • Approximately three stories tall
  • Head larger than an automobile
  • 18 feet wide at shoulders
  • Distinctive scars, likely from battles with Vastatosaurus Rex
  • Expresses human-like emotion

For more than 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures. Guests can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty Burger in Springfield, join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.

Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet ‘n Wild, a family water park.

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