New Must-See Attractions in Orlando for 2018
New year, new rides! Orlando is always bubbling with new and exciting entertainment and next year will be no different. Right now, your favorite theme parks are gearing up to roll out new rides and attractions that are sure become your new fan favorites during your next visit.
Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire
First up is the highly anticipated “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire.” The virtual reality experience will take guests far, far away and transform them into real life undercover stormtroopers to help with a top-secret mission. You’ll be able to experience this first hand in Downtown Disney in January. But if you can’t wait, it’ll make its big debut in Disney springs next month.
Fast and Furious Supercharged
Universal Studios Orlando
Over at Universal Studios, you’ll definitely have to buckle up your seatbelts for “Fast and Furious: Supercharged.” The 120 miles per hour action packed high velocity 3-D ride will take you on a wild chase throughout the streets to try to get away from a villain all Fast and Furious fans love to hate, Owen Shaw. But don’t worry, characters from the popular movie franchise like Dom and Letty will be there to guide you the whole way through. Test your racing skills and become part of the Fast Family April 2018.
SeaWorld Orlando’s Aquatica water park is upping the ante with the new “Ray Rush.” The raft ride has triple the thrills for your family and friends. To start, you’ll be launched down a 60-foot water slide. Next, you’ll spin through a gigantic water sphere that will shoot you down different tubes. Those tubes will then lead you to an open-air halfpipe that looks like manta ray wings before landing in the final splash zone. You can dive in Spring 2018.
The world’s tallest river rapid drop will be waiting for you at SeaWorld Orlando. The rainforest rapids ride “Infinity Falls” will take guests through lost jungle waterfalls before sending them on a 40-foot drop. Don’t expect to walk off of this ride with a stitch of dry clothing. Come make a splash Summer 2018.
Toy Story Land
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney’s “Toy Story Land” will let you be a toy for a day! While you’re there you’ll be able to explore the world of Andy’s backyard through a toys eyes with your favorite friends Woody and Buzz Lightyear. The “Slinky Dog Dash” coaster will throw in some twist and turns as it takes you through Andy’s backyard. The “Alien Swirling Saucer” is a cat and mouse ride that will take you out of this world. Aliens will try their best to capture your rocket with a claw toy grabber while you’re roaming through outer space. Experience infinity, and beyond Summer 2018.