Universal Orlando Will Bring HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON – Isle of Berk to Epic Universe

The How to Train Your Dragon franchise is making its big screen move from animation to live-action. Only, you won’t need to audition if you hope to join that magical realm. The all-new Universal Epic Universe theme park opening in 2025 will feature an entire world based on the fantasy series. Now we know just how immersive the How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk will be because Universal Orlando Resort has shared all-new details and concept art for its colorful land of Vikings and dragons.

Official artwork for Unviversal Epic Universe's How to Train Your Dragon - Isle of Berk amusement park world

Universal Reveals Epic Universe’s How To Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk

Universal Epic Universe’s How To Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk section will be one of five major themed-areas at the new park when it opens next year. Now Universal Orlando Resort has revealed the many amusements and perks visitors will encounter when they fly in. Developed in conjunction with Universal Creative, DreamWorks Animation, and Universal Pictures, the Isle of Berk is described as “an authentic re-creation of the rugged, rocky world” from the films. It’s a place “where raucous Vikings and rambunctious dragons live together in hilarious harmony.” And that will still be true at the theme park.

They company also says the experience is “one of the most breathtaking environments Universal has ever created.” It will boast “immense architecture featuring hand-carved details, lush landscaping, and extraordinary heights of rolling hills.” Those will be surrounded by “vibrant dragon houses and local establishments.” There will also be “sweeping vistas” taken right from the movie. And it will include a large lagoon containing two 40-foot-tall Viking statues. The Isle of Berk will be more than just a looker, though. Once inside visitors will also find four rides and a live show. Plus the area will include “several character and dragon meet-and-greet experiences.”

How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk Concept Art

Yes, you will get to meet dragons. Check out more of How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk’s concept art below:

Roller Coasters and Other Attractions at Universal Epic Universe’s Isle of Berk

These are all of the How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk’s amusements that are coming to Universal Epic Universe along with their official descriptions:

  • Hiccup’s Wing Gliders On this family thrill coaster, Hiccup invites brave new Vikings to take a ride in his latest glider contraption – a winged flying machine that launches aspiring Dragon Riders into the sky for a dragon’s eye view of Berk. Guests will fly alongside Hiccup and Toothless and reach speeds up to 45 mph as they soar around the perimeter of Berk – and even through the lagoon – while experiencing firsthand what it’s like to fly on a dragon.
  • The Untrainable Dragon Inspired by Universal Beijing Resort’s wildly successful “Untrainable” show, this dragon-filled live spectacular takes guests on an unforgettable journey with beloved characters Hiccup, Toothless, Gobber, and Astrid as they work together to solve the mystery of The Untrainable Dragon. This heartwarming story comes to life with captivating musical numbers, breathtaking sets and life-sized dragons soaring overhead.
  • Fyre Drill Mischievous Viking twins Ruffnut and Tuffnut invite teams of Vikings to compete to outscore and out-soak each other on this wet-and-wild boat battle. Guests will board a colorful dragon-headed boat and blast water cannons at flame-like targets to practice putting out fires – a crucial skill to master when living with dragons.
  • Dragon Racer’s Rally Berk’s new Vikings racers can practice aerobatic maneuvers and high-speed barrel rolls on two Viking-made dragon-riding trainers that reach heights of up to 67 feet in the air. Guests can control how “wild” or “mild” their experience will be as they perform high-flying, gravity-defying, swooping and soaring skills that are necessary to earn the accolades worthy of a true champion dragon racer.
  • Viking Training Camp Junior Vikings will learn everything they need to know about dragons as they climb, slide and explore their way through this sprawling interactive adventure play camp – featuring a Viking agility course, a Toothless-themed teeter-totter, baby Gronckle dragon climbers and so much more.
  • Meet Hiccup and Toothless Guests can visit the Haddock Paddock for an incredible meet-and- greet experience with heroic Dragon Rider, Hiccup, and pose for a photo with his friendly Night Fury, Toothless. Plus, throughout the day, guests may also encounter other familiar Vikings and dragons while exploring Berk.

How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk’s Restaurants Revealed

How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk world will also have a collection of themed-restaurants and shops. Those include:

  • Mead Hall The beating heart of Berk and the village’s main gathering hall, Mead Hall is where guests can feast like a Viking and enjoy a savory menu featuring a variety of meats, fish, sandwiches and more along with a collection of meads and ciders.
  • Spit Fyre Grill Overlooking the action of the Fyre Drill water attraction, Spit Fyre Grill is a quick- service dining location featuring delicious, hearty meals flame-seared by a helpful (unseen) dragon fry cook.
  • Hooligan’s Grog & Gruel Guests can grab quick bites at this festive racing-themed food stand located in the Viking Camp.
  • Viking Traders, How to Treat Your Dragon, Hiccup’s Work Shop, and Toothless’ TreasuresAnd after a day of dragon training, guests can commemorate their lessons with an array of merchandise available at highly-themed shops like

When Will Epic Universe and Isle of Berk Open?

Universal Epic Universe and its Isle of Berk won’t open until 2025, fans can already get Isle of Berk swag. Apparel, mugs, and pennants are on sale for a limited-time at shop.universalorlando.com.

As for acquiring any actual dragon training skills you’re on your own. For now.

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