Universal Orlando Resort is bringing to life an entirely new water theme park experience – Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort. It will join Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and become the resort’s third incredibly immersive park, opening in 2017. Universal’s Volcano Bay will be a place for the entire family. It will offer radically innovative, thrilling attractions, peaceful moments of relaxation and an inspired guest experience that will forever change the perception of water theme parks. It will be set in a highly themed, completely immersive environment inspired by postcard-perfect tropical islands. And it will be the kind of special place that only the Universal team – the same team that has changed the face of Universal Orlando Resort in recent years - can envision and create. © 2015 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.

Volcano Bay Water Theme Park Announced for Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort announced an exciting new addition opening in 2017. Universal’s Volcano Bay is a brand new water “theme” park that will redefine what water parks mean in the future. It will be located south of Cabana Bay Beach Resort. The park is set in a tropical island, with a volcano in the middle of the park. Construction is underway and expected to open in 2 years, with Sapphire Falls Resort opening Summer 2016. Read more below (Or Click More) for the press release.

VOLCANO BAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT

WILL BE A WATER THEME PARK BUILT ON A BOLD CREATIVE VISION

Universal’s Volcano Bay to Become Third Park at Universal Orlando Resort

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Universal Orlando Resort today announced a project of remarkable vision: to bring to life an entirely new water theme park experience.  Called Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort, it will join Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure and become the resort’s third incredibly immersive park.

Universal’s Volcano Bay will be a place for the entire family.  It will be a whole new generation of experience that reimagines what it means to be a water park.

Imagine a place that offers radically innovative, thrilling attractions, peaceful moments of relaxation and an inspired guest experience that will forever change the perception of water theme parks.  It will be set in a highly themed, completely immersive environment inspired by postcard-perfect tropical islands.  And it will be the kind of special place that only the Universal team – the same team that has changed the face of Universal Orlando Resort in recent years – can envision and create.

Universal’s Volcano Bay will be located within Universal Orlando Resort, just south of the Cabana Bay Beach Resort.  Work is already underway and more details will be released in the future.

Universal’s Volcano Bay is the next in a series of boldly creative experiences that have opened and will continue to open at Universal Orlando.  It began with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade in 2010 and quickly moved to Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, eight new venues at Universal CityWalk, the breathtaking Cabana Bay Beach Resort and more.  It will include Skull Island: Reign of Kong and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in 2016.

And then – in 2017 – will come Universal’s Volcano Bay.