Made up of four immersive areas filled with innovative opportunities for thrills and rejuvenation, Universal’s Volcano Bay is an all-new water theme park like none other. Here you’ll find a full day’s worth of fun set to the tune of a comforting island breeze and breathtakingly lush views.

With 18 incredible attractions, you’ll be able to experience daring water adventures and moments of peaceful relaxation—all without having to worry about waiting in line or carrying around rafts. You’ll be granted the powers of the TapuTapu wearable. With just a wave of your wrist you can hold your place in the ride lines and reveal wondrous surprises throughout the park. Which means more time to careen down slides, brave whitewater torrents, drift down a winding river or relax in your own waterside cabana.

Check out the different themed lands below or select from the menu options to view all of the attractions, dining locations, shopping options, and more! Tips and information about planning your vacation can also be found near the bottom of this page.


Park Areas

The Volcano

At the heart of the island stands Krakatau, the mighty Fire and Water Volcano. Towering 200 feet above the tropical landscape, Krakatau streams waterfalls during the day and fiery lava effects at night.

Wave Village

Wave Village is the first of three villages guests encounter at Volcano Bay. This peaceful escape overlooks the sparkling waters of Waturi Beach at the base of the volcano.

River Village

The scenic River Village has fun for people of all ages, including the very youngest Waturi.

Rainforest Village

The third village you’ll discover in Universal’s Volcano Bay, Rainforest Village stretches along the shores of an action-packed river and features the perfect mix of relaxation and exhilaration.

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In February 2015, Universal Orlando Resort officials submitted plans for a new water park attraction to be located on their property near the Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Construction was already underway when Universal Orlando officially announced the project, and its name, on May 28, 2015. In June 2015, it was revealed that the park would replace the Universal-owned Wet ‘n Wild water park, which closed on December 31st, 2016.

Volcano Bay is being constructed on approximately 53 acres of the resort complex’s overall property. On June 21, 2016, Universal Orlando officials revealed additional details on Volcano Bay, including its debut attractions and its planned opening date of June 1, 2017.

On January 25, 2017, Universal Orlando revealed that the Grand Opening ceremony would be on May 25, 2017.

On May 24th, 2017, Volcano Bay opened to Sapphire Falls hotel guests and members of the media.

On May 24th, 2017, Volcano Bay opened to the general public.


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