Orlando Theme Parks are known for their incredible, immersive experiences that keep guests coming back year after year. Plus, each theme park is constantly updating their rides and experiences which creates new and exciting things to do for visitors. 2013 is no exception. Read on to find out more about the new additions to theme parks such as SeaWorld, Universal Orlando Resort and Disney World.
SeaWorld: The biggest expansion in SeaWorld history opens this spring at SeaWorld Orlando. Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin is more than just a new ride, it’s a new realms for visitors to explore that include a variety of new experiences for guests. A state-of-the-art interactive ride will take guests on an exciting journey through the dangers and wondrous beauty of the Antarctic as they follow and mimic a young penguin’s adventures. Additionally, the new area will include a new penguin habitat that will bring guests closer than ever to a colony of penguins, a gift shop and a new dining concept featuring market-style, international food.
Universal Orlando Resort: Universal opened a variety of new and revamped attractions in 2012, including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and the lagoon show Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular. In 2013, the theme park will bring Transformers: The Ride – 3D. The attraction combines the larger-than-life TRANSFORMERS characters and an exciting storyline with life-like HD CGI media, state-of-the-art 3-D technology and amazing special effects to place riders right in the middle of an epic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons.
Disney World: The Magic Kingdom park seen several new attractions open in December as part of the Fantasyland expansion, including the Be Our Guest Restaurant, Enchanted Tales with Belle and Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid. In 2013, the Fantasyland area of the Magic Kingdom will open Princess Fairytale Hall, an interactive attraction featuring princesses such as Aurora, Cinderella and others in the Castle Courtyard located in the heart of Fantasyland.