Some new Skull Island: Reign of Kong merchandise has shown up in the middle of the main gift shop in Islands of Adventure and we take a look at all of it today. While I was there I got some more footage of the ongoing Kongstruction as well. Today they had the torches by the entrance arch all lit up and all the street lamps in the area were on for testing. Workers were installing new spot lighting atop the temple gates while a crew of team members toured the area without hardhats. See all the action in the video. Plus, check out the merchandise photos along with some key snapshots of the construction area below. And stay tuned for more theme park updates coming soon!
Kong Merchandise Photos
All the new Kong Merch!
Lots of Kong goodies
Hats and reusable cups
Expedition decor and logo shirts
Generic gorilla plush
Universal-branded adventure bags
Hats and decorations
Colorful shirt design
Action Kong pose shirt
Kong hooded sweatshirt
And of course, lanyards
Is it strange that it says Universal Studios, instead of IOA, on the sign?
Fire at the entrance!
Intimidating fire effects!
The ride sign at entrance got some new paint, looking great
Lights are on inside the covered queue as well as pathways
Exit pathway, with Base Camp Provisions gift shop on right
Base Camp Provisions outdoor gift shop stand
Wait Time sign up near entrance arch
Fire on the torches by the entrance sign as well
View of the ride path in front of temple gate
Workers installing spot lighting atop temple
A new spotlight can be seen top-right
Tethered to a rope atop the temple
Setting up a spotlight
Team of people touring the area
Walking atop the structure in front of the facade
Pointing and talking
Training team members? New tech workers? Higher ups? Bloggers and media members? Not sure.
Looking good Mr. Kong. Until next time.
That’s all for this Kongstruction update. Check out the last Kong update from earlier this month here. See all the Kong updates and subscribe to the feed for more continual updates!
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Note: All images taken from within guest areas.
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Alicia has been visiting theme parks since the age of 3, has a knack for memorizing park maps, loves theme park renovations and cannot wait to ride something new. She can often be found wandering the parks and riding coasters!