Description And Comments

In the first incarnation of this story, the Greek gods Poseidon and Zeus duked it out, with Poseidon as the heavy. Poseidon fought with water, and Zeus fought with fire, though both sometimes resorted to laser beams and smoke machines. In the current incarnation, the rehabilitated Poseidon now tussles with an evil wizardish guy—named Lord Darkenon, of all things—and they fight with fire, water, lasers, and smoke machines. As you might have inferred, the story is somewhat incoherent, but the special effects are still amazing, as is the theming of the preshow area. The plot unfolds in installments as you pass through a couple of antechambers and finally into the main theater. Though the production plods a bit at first, it wraps up with quite an impressive flourish. Poseidon is far and away the best of the Islands of Adventure theater attractions (its only competition is Sindbad).

Touring Tips

If you’re still wet from Dudley Do-Right, the Bilge-Rat Barges, or the Jurassic Park River Adventure, you might be tempted to cheer the evil wizard’s flame jets in hopes of finally drying out. Our money, however, is on Poseidon—it’s legal in Florida for theme parks to get guests wet, but setting them on fire is frowned upon.

Frequent explosions, dark, and noise may frighten younger children. Catch Poseidon after getting your fill of the rides.

Poseidon's Fury Wait Times

This chart shows you roughly how long you'll wait for Poseidon's Fury when you visit on a day with a given Universal's Islands of Adventure Crowd Level. The blue bars represent the average "peak" wait time (that is, how long the line will at its busiest). The bottom and top black lines represent the range of peak wait times to expect (for you fellow nerds out there: it's the 5th percentile and 95th percentile of peak wait times). Please note that these are estimates, and for a better forecast for your travel dates, see Poseidon's Fury Wait Times.

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