Universal Orlando Crowd Report – December 7 to 13, 2014

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For the second week in a row, as in many weeks this fall, Universal Orlando wait times were low, in the bottom third of our scale all week. No park hit a crowd level higher than ‘4’ and that only happened one day. Guests to Universal Orlando Resort experienced another week of low wait times.

Let’s look at how the crowd levels stacked up each day last week on the TouringPlans.com Universal Orlando Resort Crowd Report:

Universal Orlando Resort Crowd Levels – Daily Breakdown

Sunday, December 7, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
3

Despite being a weekend, no significant wait times to report at either park on Sunday. We saw average posted times like 10 minutes at E.T. Adventure (predicted 13), 17 at Rip Ride Rockit (predicted 14) and 18 minutes at The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man (predicted 14).

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Monday, December 8, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
3

More low numbers on Monday. Disaster averaged 20 minutes and Forbidden Journey, 13, both exactly as predicted.

Islands of Adventure
2
2

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

Tuesday’s crowd matched Wednesdays as the lowest of the week with average wait times of 13 minutes at Revenge of the Mummy (predicted 10) and 11 at Flight of the Hippogriff (predicted 12).

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

More of the same on Wednesday with averages like 10 minutes at Men in Black (predicted 8) and 12 at Spider-Man (predicted 13).

Islands of Adventure
2
1

Thursday, December 11, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

Thursdays crowds remained low like the rest of the week at both parks.

Islands of Adventure
2
2

Friday, December 12, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
2
2

Slight increases on Friday but not significantly enough to be noticeable at the parks. Spider-Man and Forbidden Journey both hit averages in the 20s for the first time all week.

Islands of Adventure
2
3

Saturday, December 13, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Universal Studios
3
4

Saturday was the busiest day of the week by far but still lower than average, at a level ‘4’ on our scale.

Islands of Adventure
2
4
What to Expect This Week
December 14 to 20, 2014
How Crowded is Universal Orlando Resort?
How Crowded is Universal Orlando Resort?

As low as the crowds have been this fall at Universal Orlando Resort, only one week remains before we see increased crowds for the Christmas Holiday period.

To see Universal Orlando Resort Crowd predictions for the days of your vacation, check the Crowd Calendar.

To get details about our predictions of future crowds or details about crowds in the past check out the Crowd Calendar and select “Jump to Date” on the left margin.

Fred Hazelton

Fred Hazelton maintains the crowd calendar, theme park wait time models and does hotel rate analysis for the Unofficial Guides. He's also done the models for the new mobile wait times product Lines. Fred Hazelton is a professional statistician living in Ontario, Canada. His email address is fred@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @DisneyStatsWhiz.

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