It's been over 20 years since the iconic Jurassic Park ride debuted at Universal Studios Hollywood, and ever since then it's been terrifying small children and entertaining adults with a riotous water ride through an ever more dilapidated park. That's why it makes a lot of sense Universal Studios Hollywood announced today that the beloved--if slightly worn out--ride will be replaced next year with a brand new water ride based on the Jurassic World franchise! Check out the announcement video below.
According to the Universal Studios Hollywood website, the ride will be high-tech and feature a number of new creatures including the terrifying Mosasaurus: "On this river-raft adventure, get doused as a colossal Mosasaurus dives for its great white shark snack. But the real danger lies ahead when the brutal Indominus rex escapes its enclosure. Be prepared when a 50-foot Tyrannosaurus rex comes to your rescue... right before your final plunge down a treacherous 84-foot waterfall." Sounds both horrifying and amazing TBH, and we'll be at the front of that line when the ride opens next year!
You have until September 3rd to revisit the classic Jurassic Park ride at Universal Studios Hollywood before it becomes extinct forever. The Jurassic Cove and Jurassic Outfitters stores will also be revamped as the lower lot is reimagined to fit the new Jurassic World theme! Will you be checking out this brand new dino-centric adventure? Too scarred by your first ride on the Jurassic Park experience as a child? Just want to see a giant Mosasaurus eating a great white shark? Let us know below!
Images: Universal Studios
It's a Jurassic World of news.
- Some fun Jurassic World LEGO sets.
- Jurassic World LEGO sets.
- Also, Jeff Goldblum will be in the video game.
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