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
Camp Jurassic Interactive play area
Caro-Seuss-el Merry-go-round
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
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey Motion-simulator dark ride
Hogwarts Express - Hogsmeade Station Transportation attraction with Special Effects
If I Ran the Zoo Play Area
Jurassic Park Discovery Center Interactive natural history exhibit
Jurassic Park River Adventure Indoor-outdoor adventure river-raft ride
Me Ship, The Olive Interactive playground
Oh! The Stories You'll Hear! Character-filled storytelling show
Ollivanders 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 High-tech theater attraction
Pteranodon Flyers Kiddie suspended coaster
Skull Island: Reign of Kong Indoor/outdoor truck safari with 3-D effects
Storm Force Accelatron Covered spinning ride
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Indoor adventure 3-D simulator ride
The Cat in the Hat Indoor cartoon dark ride
The Eighth Voyage of Sindbad Stunt Show Theater stunt show
The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride! Elevated train
The Incredible Hulk Coaster Roller coaster
Triwizard Spirit Rally Martial arts and dancing demonstrations.

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