First-Ever Details About Harry Potter and The Escape From Gringotts Ride At Universal Orlando

harry potter and the escape from gringotts

The time is near, when we will come face to face with some of the darkest wizards and witches ever known. As Universal Orlando, gears up to open Diagon Alley, the newest addition to their park, we have exclusive details about the new ride that will be in the themed section. Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts is gearing up for an adventure filled experience that will take you to a new level or immersion into the Harry Potter story.

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Get to see the goblins when you enter and come face to face with both Bellatrix and Voldemort on the ride, that is sure to be exciting from start to finish! Check out the video with newly released details about the ride:

During an action-packed, fully-immersive journey on Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, you will:

  • Marvel at the 60-foot, fire-breathing Ukrainian Ironbelly dragon atop Gringotts Wizarding Bank
  • Tour Gringotts bank and pass through the marble hall where you’ll see goblins hard at work
  • Race through a labyrinth of underground Gringotts vaults
  • Encounter the villainous Death Eater, Bellatrix Lestrange, as she attempts to send you to your doom
  • Come face to face with He Who Must Not Be Named
  • Experience even more mind-blowing moments

The multi-dimensional, multi-sensory attraction, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, will revolutionize theme park entertainment. This next generation thrill ride seamlessly integrates a compilation of the most innovative technology ever created, 360-degree themed sets, 4K digital high-definition animation, state-of-the-art 3-D Infitec projection systems and live special effects with beloved characters and breathtaking moments from the Harry Potter books and films.

I am already a huge fan of the rides over on the Hogsmeade area, I have no doubt I will love this one as well. As the opening date, fast approaches, be sure to keep a watch here and on Two Traveling Moms, to get all the latest details about the amazing experience coming to you!

Will you ride Harry Potter and The Escape from Gringotts??

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  1. 1

    I want to get to Universal Studios to check this out SO bad!!!
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    I would love to visit disney world. My gaseous took my brother and I when we were young. we’ll probably wait till our kids are about 6 or 7.

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    I wish I could go to Universal Studios, my boyfriend keeps telling me how it’s such an awesome fun place. I’d probably give the ride a try if I was able to get there. The dragon sounds intimidating and I like the idea of a labyrinth.
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    That would be a fun place to visit on vacation!!! It amazes me at how well they can make it look like the real deal!
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    This looks like a great place to go visit with your family. I know my kids would enjoy the rides a lot. Since we’re fans of Harry Potter we’d love checking out all of the creations and decorations!
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    My Grandkids have watched every Harry Potter Movie that has come out. They have also read all the books. They tried to get me to read them, but I just wasn’t really into it.

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    This really sounds and looks like it will be such a blast. Thanks for sharing the pics and details with us all!
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    I love Harry Potter! I cannot wait to get on this ride when it opens!
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    I don’t know – I’m not much of a participant when it comes to rides but it looks like a blast. I also don’t know when I’ll get to Orlando again. The last time I went was oooooh, 15 years ago.
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    It’s been soooo long since I’ve been to Universal. This looks like a great addition. I can’t wait to check it out in August!
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  11. 11

    too cool! I would LOVE to see this in person.
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    I so want to go to Harry Potter world. It looks SO awesome! And this new ride looks great as well.
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    3 words: CAN NOT WAIT! We are HUGE Harry Potter fans and the fact that they are expanding on this great place I just needed a new excuse to go down lol

  14. 14

    We are going in October and I am SO EXCITED! My daughter is such a huge Harry Potter fan, this new addition is going to rock her world!
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    Oh yes, I will! I can’t wait for Diagon Alley to open, and this ride looks amazing! We already love Hogsmeade, so this is really exciting.
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    This sounds really fantastic. I can’t wait til I had back so I can try it.
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    I really want to go to Universal Studios and try out this ride, I loved the Harry Potter books and movies; it only seems fitting that I go on this ride.
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    i”m so excited about this, I was there last year when they were building! Can’t wait to see how it turns out.

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    I so need to read Harry Potter – I’m sure my kids will ask me to soon. This looks lots of fun and so many people are into it – I need to know the significance of all these places!
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    I know I am going to get in trouble for saying this- but I have not seen or read any of the books. However, I have eaten the Harry Potter Jelly Beans- YUCK!
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    I can not wait to get the in September! The kids are going to have such fun.
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    Of course I will and I totally can’t wait. My daughter and I will love it!
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    I’m so excited for this to open! I’ll be there this summer to see it!
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    I’m really excited to visit. This looks sooooo cool!

  25. 25

    Can’t wait for this. I was so excited to see the construction happening when i was down there lat month. I so want to ride this.
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    Yes I’ll ride it! That sounds exciting, can’t wait to see it!
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    Honestly, I don’t care one way or the other for Harry Potter, but this looks SO COOL and so thoroughly amazing that I want to go Really, really, bad! Thanks for the preview 🙂
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    Wow this looks like fun. My kids would love to go!
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    Looks like fun. I have never been . Thanks for sharing.
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    I have yet to see Universal, but as a huge Harry Potter fan {and my husband, The Simpsons nut!}, we need to visit soon!!
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    This looks like a lot of fun! My kids are big Harry Potter fans and want to go to this so badly.
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    How awesome.. thanks for this wonderful post with amazing pictures.. my kids are HUGE Harry Potter fans, I have to show this to them… We may have to take a trip there just to ride it.. MHHH Summer road trip
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    My kids right now are too young for Harry Potter. But it looks like fun when they get older.
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    This looks like such a fun ride! I haven’t been to Universal yet but I am dying to go one day.
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    This ride looks so amazing!! I love how much detail they put into it!

  36. 36

    I have this on my bucket list. If I ever make it to Florida, I will be headed to Hogsmead!
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    Heck yes I’ll rde it! I love Harry Potter, can’t wait for all of these!
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    What a cool ride! My kids love getting immersed in their favorite movies!
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    I SO want to go there once day! I love HP and have never been to Universal Studios! I am so jealous my husband is flying to Orlando for a conference next month! lol
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    I am SO excited about this! Counting down the days until our October trip!
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    I admit I not a Harry Potter fan but have seen the movies with Brian. He is the Harry Potter fan and would LOVE this!
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    Wow, talk about cool. Would love to check that out if we ever get to the area.

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    Lisa J. Jones :

    How Cool Is This I Really Need To Take The Family!

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    How FUN! That has to be one fantastical ride!! Yes, that’s definitely a must-see.
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    I;ve never been able to get in to Harry Potter – BUT the detail and stuff that Universal Orlando puts in to everything they do – I bet this is just incredible.
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  46. 46

    This looks awesome! I’d definitely go on it!
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    I would absolutely ride this ride, but would be terrified doing it. Looks so scary!
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    I use to love this ride en it was the original of Duelling Dragons, I haven’t been to Universal Studios since them – it’s been awhile.
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    I know a friend who would be ALL over this as she’s a HUGE Harry Potter fan! I wouldn’t mind checking out the ride myself if I was ever able to go to the amusement park 🙂
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    Now that is an cool attraction! I’d definitely want to see that one if I ever make it to Universal Studios!!
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    My husband and I can not wait to finally take the kids here. I think they need to be a little bit older, they would have so much fun!
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    It has been so long since I have visited Universal Studos. I can’t wait to go back soon and visit this new area.
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    Really wish I lived closer to Universal Studios so that I can go see Escape from Gringott’s Alley.
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    I’m sure that will be a fun ride! I know it will be pretty popular
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    I’ve never been to Universal Studios! I think I would enjoy it but I’m not as fond of rides as I once was. That said, I’m sure there will be no shortage of people waiting to see and ride this new attraction.

  56. 56

    How fun! It will be some time before I make it to Universal Orlando, but I can’t wait to check out all the Harry Potter goodness when the time comes!
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    I am going to Orlando in a few months. Hopefully I can check this out!
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    I have never seen or read the Harry Potter books. I know I’m a weirdo. But this looks really awesome!
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    I would ride this although some people might think I am a little old for that, LOL! Looks like a ton of fun. I am sure all of the Harry Potter fans are beside themselves. I hope they all have the opportunity to take advantage of this some day soon.

  60. 60

    That looks so awesome and like it will be a favorite for any Harry Potter fan!
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  61. 61

    that looks like so much fun. My kids would love that and be Harry Potter heaven.

  62. 62

    I haven’t been to Universal in a few years. The last time I went Harry Potter was not there yet! I need to cehck it out soon.
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    This is exciting. I have little doubt it’s going to be a HUGE hit.
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    I CANNOT wait for summer! I have been waiting for this ride forever
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    Eeek! This looks like so much fun! The attention to detail here is amazing!!!

  66. 66

    OMG this looks so good. I have got to get down to Orlando. My kids would go nuts for this stuff.
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    I love Harry Potter. This makes me excited about a trip to Universal.

  68. 68

    I can’t wait to visit there someday. It looks so amazing. I know they are building a Harry Potter world at Universal Studios Hollywood – but it will be a while before its done. Hopefully I will be able to get back there and take my family soon. Thanks for the info – it looks amazing!
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    This is going to be awesome! Universal always does such a good job of making the attractions feel like you are right inside the movie!

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    I want to go NOW!!!! I seriously have the biggest desire to go to Orlando just for all the new Harry Potter attractions!
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    Wow. I bet it will feel like stepping into the movie.
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    Universal always does everything right. We usually go there very few years. We went last year when my Gma had cancer and it was an amazing time.
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    This definitely looks like it’s going to be an awesome ride!!
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    This looks awesome! Perfect for Harry Potter fans!!
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    OMG this looks like so much fun. I would love to see this attraction first hand.
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