With the blockbuster film Jurassic World stomping all over box office records, Universal Orlando is wasting no time slapping the film’s logo all over the parks, especially in the Jurassic Park area at Islands of Adventure. So far you’ll find Jurassic World banners and logos plastered all over the Thunder Falls Terrace restaurant and Jurassic Outfitters gift shop. There’s signage for all the different attractions you can experience at Jurassic World, such as the Gyrosphere ride seen in the film. Unfortunately though, there isn’t (yet) an actual Gyrosphere ride here in Orlando. Maybe one day. There’s also a few new pieces of merchandise for Jurassic World at the parks, including some exclusive items. Jurassic World theming has not yet made its way to the Discovery Center or River Adventure, perhaps to keep those attractions in line with the original film, but who knows how far they’ll take the theming in the future. See the entire photo report below and stay tuned for more Jurassic sized updates!
Welcome to Jurassic World
Maybe it’s because of the summer crowds, but it’s nice to see Thunder Falls open for lunch again
Banners and logos all along the outside
It’s like we’re in the movie!
Perhaps because this restaurant is not mentioned in the first Jurassic Park film they felt it would be easy to slap Jurassic World all over it.
Above the doors
On the doors
Through the doors
This guy’s been in here for well over a decade. Used to be by the door but people kept breaking his sails off, so he lives on the counter now
Beautiful rotunda and dinosaur chandelier
Jurassic World attractions listed on the picture window overlooking the falls
Look at all these great sounding attractions that don’t actually exist
After lunch let’s go on the Egg Spinner ride and then view a T. rex feeding!
And of course. the Gyrosphere, which everyone is hoping Universal Creative is actually working on
All of the columns have been wrapped in Jurassic World imagery
Enjoying a meal in Jurassic World
Funny and clever signage around the food lines
More adverts for fictional attractions
‘Do not taunt, tease, or harass the animals.’
I do love the food at Thunder Falls. It’s nice be able to get something different than just a burger and fries at a theme park. Glad to see it so busy and refreshed.
Jurassic Outfitters is located at the exit for the River Adventure ride. It’s the biggest gift shop in Jurassic Park.
The banners really sell the Jurassic World concept. I wonder if we’ll see some on the pathways one day?
Isla Nublar banner similar to the ones in the film, along with a Tyrannosaurus banner
The mighty Mosasaurus
Jurassic World merchandise surrounded by new logo signage
Map of Jurassic World with key showing different attractions
Hasbro toys and a logo shirt
Jurassic World shirts with new logo adorned display shelves
This artistic Indominus rex shirt is still my favorite piece of Jurassic World merchandise
Kids shirts and new RC Jeep toy
This radio controlled Jeep Wrangler is new since my last visit, and is really hard to find in stores!
Jada die-cast metal collectible vehicles along with some more children’s shirts
This light-up dino headband is something new, and something I’ve only seen in the parks
New light-up batons, also only ever seen these here
Close up view of ‘Light Up Spinning Dinosaur Wand Dinosaur Battle Baton’ product
Some new licensed candy, to go along with the lollipops they’ve already had
3D version of the Jurassic World logo, right near the store entrance/exit… getting sick of seeing it yet?
Really busy, really hot summer day. So really long lines for the water rides.
I’m not waiting that. Maybe next visit.
Raptor Encounter got some new signs pointing people in the right direction
You know it’s summertime when random ice cream stands are popping up
Pretty sure this Dip’n Dots stand wasn’t here my last visit
Jurassic World taking over middle section of main store at Port of Entry, on your way to the park exit
Mugs, shirts, candy, and map
‘Experience the Dinos Up Close’ – Another park exclusive, Lanyards!
That’s all for this park update! Stay tuned to see what else gets Jurassic World-ized at Universal Orlando!
And be sure to check out the Raptor Encounter at Islands of Adventure full experience video and picture update!
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