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Orlando (Port Canaveral) Universal Studios Orlando Excursion Reviews

Orlando (Port Canaveral) Universal Studios Orlando cruise excursion
Overall Rating
Kids and kids at heart will have a blast at Universal Studios Orlando, with rides based on many of their favorite movie characters.
Member Image nytefyter
2 reviews
Apr 2015
It didn't seem like the time allowed for the excursion was going to be enough, but it really was and the hour bus ride back to the ship gave us time to relax and nap before we were back in our floating vacation villa.
Read nytefyter's full Carnival Pride cruise review
Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image dorothygaye
2 reviews
Apr 2015
The bus ride was quite pleasant and the bus clean and roomy. I had booked a ride to Disney by mistake and at the bus boarding the Quantum staff person and bus line employee that helped me couldnot have been nicer to make my change smooth. Universal not worth the hugh expense of admission and fast pass for a limited amount of time alloted.Next time someone complains about the crowds in NYC I will tell them to go to Universal Studios
Read dorothygaye's full Quantum of the Seas cruise review
Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image cjm61
9 reviews
Mar 2015
Excellent fun! Well worth the money. We rode roller coasters and enjoyed the Harry Potter experience. Our first Butterbeer! Delicious! Perfect weather and although considered spring break time, lines moved fairly well and wait times were below what were advertised.
Read cjm61's full Norwegian Breakaway cruise review
Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image DeepThinker
2 reviews
Mar 2015

Tour operator was a bit disorganized so we arrived at Universal 30 mins late. Universal was good for a one time visit, can't imagine the need to go back there. It wasn't busy so we were able to do some rides 4 times.

Read DeepThinker's full Quantum of the Seas cruise review
Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image CTcruiser57
1 review
Apr 2014

Universal Studios by itself is great, however as an excursion, you don't really get a lot of time there. We were supposed to get into port at noon, but bad weather forced us to be an hour late. It's was an hour drive each way to the park. We got to the park at around 2:30 pm and had to be back at our bus by 8 pm. Before booking this excursion, it is a good idea to check what time the park closes, which may even give you less time to enjoy your excursion. An alternative to this excursion is to just buy the transfer, and buy your tickets online which may be cheaper.

Read CTcruiser57's full Norwegian Breakaway cruise review
Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image IDoSpas
2 reviews
Feb 2014

It was nice having transportation to and from the port, but wow was it expensive. We had plenty of time for our excursion to Island of Adventure. We actually was ready to leave about one hour before the end time so we walked back to the bus stop and thank goodness they had an early bus waiting. We slept all the way back to the port, about an hour drive. I really wish Port Canaveral offered more excursions. If you want to go to see Harry Potter village I would suggest going first thing when you get there. Make a be line and don't stop, we did and got right in. But when we bent back a few hours later the wait line was about 2 hours. We went on all of the rides, not many offered about 3 or 4. We eat at Broom Sticks, VERY GOOD. expensive but good. We got the big meal for 4 people. It came with a big salad, 4 big pieces of chicken, 4 ribs, 4 corn on the cobs, a bunch of yummy potatoes and grilled vegetables. I had 3 big teens with me and they eat a lot and we still left a bit on our plats so it's worth it. We also got the butter beer later on that day when it was getting hot and that was very good, expensive but good.

Read IDoSpas's full Carnival Splendor cruise review
Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
Member Image scottsoxfan
1 review
Aug 2012
Harry Potter Park is excellent; the ride at Hogwarts was fantastic... Butterbeer...it's ok; not worth the hype. The rest of the park...well, Disney does it SO much better...
Read scottsoxfan's full Norwegian Gem cruise review
Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

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