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Port Canaveral Universal Studios / Islands of Adventure Excursion Reviews

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Go behind the scenes of your favorite movies at Universal Studios in Florida -- the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, about an hour drive from Port Canaveral.

Pride314

1 review

Universal Studios is great and I'd go there again. Having a Carnival bus take us there and back was very convenient. The only downside was the extremely high cost of this excursion.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Arnel

1 review

Just booked the transportation to and from. Efficient, timely. No issues.


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

sconn1

1 review

offseason. about an hour ride either way ,,, pretty str8 shot. was able to do most all of the park in the time allotted. This trip guarantees the boat wont leave without you which for us, that made the few extra bucks more than worth it.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

dawalker05

3 reviews

Great Excursion with little problems. Because it was off season this was a great choice.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

ficmuse

1 review

Comfortable coach bus. We had enough time to explore one park very well or a smattering of both parks. Harry Potter was a highlight!


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

DSJ6377

2 reviews

Everything was great!

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Clovisina

1 review

Went to see Harry Potter World - it was great, a must-see if you are a fan. Dr. Seuss Land was really cute, even for adults. A great excursion.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Rogueperson

2 reviews

This was a great time, however, despite me giving a 5+ review, I would not recommend this or any theme park excursion for this port. It is expensive because of the distance between the port and the park and you are very limited in time. The ONLY way you can do everything, is if the park is practically dead. That happened for me in December on a Wednesday, but I think I was lucky due to the possibility of inclement weather. The excursion itself, is great, but you're hamstrung with the limitations of your visit.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

codyash1996

1 review

Took a bus up to Islands of Adventure. We were there on a Tuesday, so the park was really quiet. We were able to walk right onto all of the rides. Longest wait was 5 minutes. Definately worth the ride up, we had plenty of time to explore the whole park.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

tne1106

1 review

Great bus company/ tour guide. They were fast and efficient, gave us contact info and schedules of departure. Made great time to the park. Bus Driver was funny and informative. The park was not crowded, was able to ride all features we wanted to in the time available with no issues. Park is very well maintained and we loved butter-beer :)

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

t8te

1 review

It was a great day for Universal Studios. Lines were short and weather was good. I mostly rated a 3 because of the overpricing. Also, I would like to see Carnival be more understanding of weather. We were lucky. One reason we rarely book excursions is be cause we don't want to be stuck, for example, at an amusement park on a rainy day.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Andrea57spins

2 reviews

Could have used more time here. It is a little expensive for the 5-6 hours you get in the park, but my daughter and I really just wanted to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We were extremely lucky and hit everything just right. Even with two other ships in port the day we were there, the longest we waited for anything was 50 minutes. We managed to see everything and even had time for a late "sit-down" lunch at the Three Broomsticks.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Philly Steve

1 review

ort Canaveral: Best known for Kennedy Space Center tours but options range from beach time to Disney World. We boarded a comfortable bus for the hour long ride to Universal Studios. It felt like a vacation within a vacation.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

pmfmjm

2 reviews

Lots of waiting on line to even get to the park. Need to find a more efficient way to get us all there.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

KL34

1 review

Great day! So worth it, kids LOVED it. It was a gorgeous day out too!!

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

MIDVALCRE

1 review

Rides were really REALY good and Harry Potter area was great but all in all they still dont have the attention to detail that Disney has.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Coeptus

1 review

The bus ride is kind of long, but it was well worth it to go and see the Wizarding World of Harry Potter during its opening week. You also only have about five hours in the park so make it count! Overall it was a stress free excursion that was reasonably priced.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

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