Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Soar High Above Hogwarts

Enter Hogwarts Castle, where you’ll walk down familiar passageways and corridors. Then soar above the castle grounds on an unforgettable adventure with Harry Potter and his friends that puts you face-to-face with a dragon, dementors, and more.

Our Overview

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is probably one of the most innovative rides yet. It uses flight simulation, practical effects, computer graphic imaging, and more to immerse you into a magical world. The queue, storyline, and ride technology make for an exhilarating experience, and you don’t have to be a fan of the Harry Potter series to enjoy this attraction.

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
  • Location
    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal's Islands of Adventure
  • Attraction Type
    Motion-base dark ride
  • Thrill Level
  • Recommended Ages
    Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
  • Height Requirement
    At least 48 inches (122 cm)
Universal Express

Universal Express Participating Attraction

Universal Express is Universal Orlando’s express line system. Guests who purchase a Universal Express pass can experience significantly shorter wait times than the regular lines and access better seat selections at shows due to early access to venues. Guests with a Universal Express pass can also bypass attractions utilizing a Virtual Line*. Universal Orlando offers numerous Express pass options with varying benefits.

* Virtual Line is a complimentary service offered by Universal Orlando for select attractions throughout the resort. If available, guests first wait in a virtual line, allowing them to freely roam and visit other experiences, and then return to the attraction at a designated time to experience a shorter physical wait time.

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