ORLANDO, FLA. (WSVN) - If you’re planning on visiting Universal Orlando Resort this summer, then you’re in for a King Kong-sized treat. Wednesday is the official opening of the park’s newest mega attraction, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, located at Islands of Adventure.

Skull Island: Reign of Kong aims to bring the timeless story of King Kong to a new generation with a monstrous new ride.

“The adventure begins as guests are transported deep into a mysterious world, where their mission is to discover creatures of unknown origin with the 8th Wonder Expedition Company, the research team leading the excursion,” Universal Orlando said Wednesday.

Guests ride along on a 40-foot-long, 17-ton expedition vehicle, where they are able to navigate through ancient temple ruins and harsh terrains.

And what’s new — the vehicle operates on a completely trackless ride system.


For more information about Reign of Kong, visit Universal Orlando’s blog at blog.universalorlando.com.

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