Skull Island Construction Update at Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando

We’re mere months away from the opening of Universal Orlando‘s newest attraction Skull Island: Reign of Kong, and our family writer Carol Garreans captured a photo update on the progress.

Skull Island: Reign of Kong coming to Universal Orlando in 2016

Nestled between Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls and the Jurassic Park River Adventure at Islands of Adventure, the attraction has a Summer 2016 projected opening.

As of the beginning of this month, it looks like the attraction is coming together nicely, and will have a prominent landscape within the park:

 Skull Island: Reign of Kong at Islands of Adventure  Jan 2016 by Carol Garreans

Skull Island: Reign of Kong will feature new ride technology, and be a multi-sensory immersive experience. Universal Pictures also has an upcoming movie, Kong: Skull Island, starring Tom Hiddleston (Thor, The Avengers), due in theaters in March 2017.

Are you looking forward to Skull Island’s opening? Let us know in the comments!

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Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida, and is head editor/writer at She's lived in Orlando near Walt Disney World since 1995, and still finds there's so much fun to be had in Central Florida.
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