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Everything You Need to Know about Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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How would you like to take a photo with Captain America, be catapulted into the sky like the Incredible Hulk, go web-slinging high above the streets with the Amazing Spider-Man or collect unique Marvel souvenirs?

Sounds like an epic adventure, right?! You can do all of that and more in Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure. Here’s everything you need to know to get your epic adventure started.


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Looking to get a taste of what it’s like to be a Marvel Super Hero? Look no further than these incredible ride experiences available at Marvel Super Hero Island.

View full list of Marvel Super Hero Island rides

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Easter Egg: Keep an eye out for phones located throughout Marvel Super Hero Island. What do they do? Find one and pick up the receiver to find out.


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What better way to feel like you’re one of the team than meeting some of your favorite Marvel characters like Spider-Man, Captain America, Cyclops, Wolverine, Storm and Rogue, as well as Marvel Super Villains like Dr. Doom and The Green Goblin.

Check out the full list of Marvel Super Hero encounters available:

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UOAP TIP: Sure, getting a photo with your favorite Marvel Super Heroes is great, but interacting with Marvel Super Villains, The Green Goblin and Dr. Doom, makes for an even more interesting photo opportunity.


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You can get quite the appetite trying to keep up with the Marvel Super Heroes’ lifestyle. Don’t worry, there are plenty of places for you to get refueled with delicious food and beverage options including:

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Even Super Heroes need a timeout when defending earth from evil Marvel Super Villains to enjoy a cool delicious treat, and what better place than Chill Ice Creamwhere you can scoop up a sundae, milkshake, ice cream float or even a freshly made waffle cone.

View full list of Marvel Super Hero Island Food & Drink options

Want to make your Marvel Super Hero Island dining experience fun and easy? Take advantage of Islands of Adventure dining plans.

UOAP TIP: Be sure to add Captain America’s Diner on your must-do list! Why? The Captain America Diner has some of the best views of Islands of Adventure.


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Whether you’re looking to update your Super Hero size wardrobe, expand your collection of Marvel figurines or start your very own comic book collection, there’s something for everyone and a whole lot more at Marvel Super Hero Island.

  • Marvel Alterniverse Store
    Stop by the Marvel Alterniverse Store to stock your Super Hero closet with every manner of Marvel supplies, including character t-shirts, sweatshirts, toys, collectibles, mugs, and more.
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  • BONUS: Snap a picture with Spider-Man. Not only do you get to meet and snap a photo with the famous web-slinger, but you also get your photo turned into the cover of a Marvel Comic issue of Spider-Man. How cool!
  • Comic Book Shop
    What kind of Marvel Super Hero Island would this be without a Comic Book Shopfeaturing all of your favorite Marvel characters, posters, apparel, figurines, and more!
  • Marvel Boutique
    Looking for a place to gear up for battle with super-stylish clothes and accessories featuring your favorite Marvel Super Heroes? Look no further than the Marvel Boutique.
  • Spider-Man Shop
    Check out this Spider-Man Shop created just for fans and stacked with toys, action figures, mugs, t-shirts, and more.

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Tell us about some of your favorite things to do at Marvel Super Hero Island in Islands of Adventure in the comments below. And make sure to share your moments on TwitterFacebook or Instagram with #ReadyForUniversal.

Top Seven Things To Do in Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure

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Straight from the pages of popular comic books, a land of thrills comes to life in Universal Orlando Resort’s Marvel Super Hero Island at Islands of Adventure. But before you head towards the fun, it’s time to plan. Here are the activities you can’t miss!

Get Hulkified on The Incredible Hulk Coaster

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Prepare to let out a Hulk-sized roar. With seven inversions and top speeds of 67 mph, you’ll want to buckle in for this one.

Meet Heroes and Villains From the Marvel Universe

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Keep your eyes peeled as you roam the streets for allies and enemies like Spider-Man, Captain America, Cyclops, Wolverine, Storm, Rogue, Dr. Doom and The Green Goblin.

Help Save the Statue of Liberty on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man

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Join the legendary web-slinger on a journey that will have you soaring above the streets of New York, scaling skyscrapers, and battling the Sinister Six.

Feel Like a Hero while Shopping for Merchandise

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It’s time to declare your allegiance! From comic books and actions figures to t-shirts, costumes, and tumblers depicting characters like Iron Man and Spider-Man, you’ll have plenty of options.

Search High and Low for Easter Eggs

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From facades with familiar Marvel names to queue lines containing nods to comic book scenes, there is no shortage of hidden gems here. Bonus: Adam Kubert, the artist of the land’s massive character cutouts, hid his first name in his designs all over Marvel Super Hero Island. See how many you can spot!

Take the Plunge on Doctor Doom’s Fearfall

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Dr. Doom is on a mission to extract your fear and he’s going to do it by blasting you 185 feet into the sky before hurling you back down to Earth.

Participate in interactive elements

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Marvel Super Hero Island is prone to coming to life around you – look out for photo opportunities and immersive details. For instance, pick up any of the phones you see while walking around for a nice surprise. You might get instructions on how to report crimes or hear communications between popular heroes and villains.

Keep this list handy next time you’re planning a visit – you won’t regret it! Tell us your favorite thing to do at Marvel Super Hero Island in the comments below.

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