Universal Orlando Reveals A First Look At Its Newest Theme Park Epic Universe


More details are released about the exciting new theme park to open in Orlando in 2025.

Universal Orlando Resort Has Unveiled A First Look At Its Most Ambitious Theme Park

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Universal Epic Universe, due in 2025. The addition of this fourth theme park is poised to transform the award-winning resort into a weeklong vacation destination, offering over 50 attractions, entertainment options, dining venues, and shopping experiences for an unparalleled adventure.

Universal Orlando recently provided more insight into Celestial Park, the heart of Universal Epic Universe and the first-world visitors will encounter at the new theme park.

Celestial Park Putting The Park Back Into Theme Park

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Celestial Park, with its expansive acres of rolling gardens, waterways, and pathways, promises to redefine the theme park experience. Upon entering this imaginative world, guests will embark on a journey of discovery amid lush living gardens and stunning architecture inspired by astronomical and mythological elements.

Celestial Park offers a space to relax, board a thrilling roller coaster on a shooting comet, enjoy delectable cuisine, shop for exclusive merchandise, and more.

Portals To Other Extraordinary Worlds

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Celestial Park – Constellation Carousel, Photo Credit: Universal Orlando

Celestial Park serves as the gateway to four additional worlds within Epic Universe, each bringing to life extraordinary adventures

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic at Universal Orlando
Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic Portal. Photo Credit Universal Orlando.

A new land blending 1920s wizarding Paris from Warner Bros. Pictures’ Fantastic Beasts films with the iconic British Ministry of Magic from the Harry Potter series.


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Guests can enter the iconic green pipe to explore the worlds of beloved characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Donkey Kong.

How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk

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A colourful world filled with Viking adventures based on the popular How to Train Your Dragon film franchise.

Dark Universe

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Guests encounter everything, from Dr. Victoria Frankenstein’s experiments to a shadowy landscape where monsters roam in a world of myth and mystery.

Celestial Park Attractions And Experiences

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Universal Orlando’s latest addition, Celestial Park, is set to redefine the theme park experience with a range of awe-inspiring attractions and experiences, making it a perfect addition to a Cruise out of the Florida Cruise Ports.

  • Starfall Racers: A dual-launch racing coaster with speeds up to 62 mph and heights up to 133 feet, featuring unique maneuvers like the “Celestial Spin.”
  • Constellation Carousel: The grand centerpiece of Celestial Park, offering a fantastical whirl aboard constellations.
  • Astronomica: An interactive wet-play area doubling as a giant compass rose to the wonders of Epic Universe.
  • Unique Dining Experiences: Including Atlantic, a “surf and turf” restaurant inside a Victorian aquarium, and The Blue Dragon Pan-Asian Restaurant.
  • Retail Locations: Featuring the Nintendo Super Star Store and Moonship Chocolates & Celestial Sweets.
  • Entertainment: Including fountain shows throughout Celestial Park’s seven acres of water.

New Onsite Hotels Offering Visitors More Choice

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Inside Epic Universe, at the end of Celestial Park, is the Universal Helios Grand Hotel, with 500 rooms, unique views, and its dedicated entrance to the theme park.In addition to pushing the boundaries of theme park innovation, Epic Universe incorporates energy efficiency and sustainable construction practices.

Universal Stella Nova Resort

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Universal Stella Nova Resort. Photo Credit: Universal Studios

Featuring tranquil accommodations inspired by distant galaxies, new stars and mysterious black holes, Universal Stella Nova Resort, due to open on January 21, 2025 – adding 750 guest rooms to Universal Orlando Resort’s Prime Value category. The property will be located adjacent to the future site of the new Universal Epic Universe theme park, which will open at a later date in 2025.

Universal Terra Luna Resort

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Inspired by the massive and diverse planetary elements of the universe, Universal Terra Luna Resort is due to open on February 25, 2025 – adding a further 750 guest rooms to Universal Orlando Resort’s Prime Value category.

Universal Epic Universe Will Be Located Near Universal Orlando’s Current Theme Parks

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The new Universal Epic Universe is located just a few miles from Universal Orlando’s current offerings. Allowing Universal Orlando guests will be able to take advantage of complimentary resort shuttle bus transportation to travel between Universal Epic Universe and Universal’s current theme parks (Universal Studios, Universal Islands of Adventure and Universal Volcano Bay), as well as all Universal Orlando’s hotels.

Further details about Universal Epic Universe, including the debut of an interactive preview centre at Universal CityWalk, will be revealed in the coming months. For more information, visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.

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  • Sarah Christie

    Sarah also writes for Mini Travellers Family Travel Blog and Extraordinary Chaos Craft and Lifestyle Blog. Both are award-winning blogs with a travel and family focus. She is married and has two boys, aged 18 and 22, who all love cruising as a family. Nothing is better than waking up every day in a new port with new and exciting things to explore. She aims to share how cruising as a family with young adults is the perfect choice for family travel. Her boys are sporty and love the activities, sports and dining options cruising offers. Sarah has worked with brands such as Walt Disney World, Mark Warner, Ikos Resort, Center Parcs, Laura Ashley, Belling and Next.

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