Here we list the basic descriptions -- or "what is is" -- each attraction at Universal's Islands of Adventure:

Universal's Islands of Adventure What it is
Attraction What It Is
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Indoor adventure 3-D simulator ride
Camp Jurassic Interactive play area
Caro-Seuss-el (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in Late 2021) Merry-go-round
The Cat in the Hat Indoor cartoon dark ride
Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Projection Show
Doctor Doom's Fearfall Tower launch and free-fall ride
Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls Flume ride
Flight of the Hippogriff Kiddie roller coaster
Frog Choir Short singing show
Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular Holiday Musical
Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Indoor-outdoor Roller Coaster
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey Motion-simulator dark ride
The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride! Elevated train
Hogsmeade Village A snowy village straight off of the Harry Potter page.
Hogwarts Express - Hogsmeade Station Transportation attraction with Special Effects
If I Ran the Zoo Play Area
The Incredible Hulk Coaster Roller coaster
Jurassic Park Discovery Center Interactive natural history exhibit
Jurassic Park River Adventure Indoor-outdoor adventure river-raft ride
Jurassic World VelociCoaster Jurassic Roller Coaster
The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in during the holiday season) Projection Show
Me Ship, The Olive Interactive playground
The Mystic Fountain Interactive fountain
The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in 2022) Projection Show
Oh! The Stories You'll Hear! Character-filled storytelling show
Ollivanders Experience in Hogsmeade Combination wizarding demonstration and shopping op.
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Wet version of Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges Whitewater rapids raft ride
Poseidon's Fury (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in the future) High-tech theater attraction
Pteranodon Flyers Kiddie suspended coaster
Raptor Encounter Dinosaur Experience
Skull Island: Reign of Kong Indoor/outdoor truck safari with 3-D effects
Storm Force Accelatron Covered spinning ride
Triwizard Spirit Rally Martial arts and dancing demonstrations.

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