ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando’s newest attraction, Jurassic World VelociCoaster, has reached a rider milestone.
What You Need To Know
- Jurassic World VelociCoaster reaches 1 million riders milestone
- Universal Orlando shared the news Saturday
- RELATED: Inside Universal's new Jurassic World VelociCoaster
Located at Islands of Adventure, the coaster hit one million riders, Universal announced Saturday.
We've hit 1,🥚🥚🥚,🥚🥚🥚 riders! pic.twitter.com/hckNMePsGY— Universal Orlando Resort (@UniversalORL) July 17, 2021
VelociCoaster officially opened to the public on June 10 after weeks of soft openings and passholder previews.
The “intense” new attraction is based on the Jurassic World franchise and includes nods from the films such as velociraptors. It also features a number of twists and turns, including a 360-degree barrel roll over the park’s lagoon. The coaster also features a 155-foot top hat and reaches a top speed of 70 mph.