5 New Attractions Opening in Orlando in 2017

By Melissa Keane

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A firm holiday favourite for all, your holiday to Orlando is set to be jam-packed with world-class attractions and entertainment. Here are 5 new additions arriving in 2017 that will make you want to book your Orlando holiday now!

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1. Volcano Bay Waterpark, Universal Islands of Adventure


Universal's newest waterpark is set to open in June 2017. Inspired by the fabled Waturi Islanders from the Pacific, experience a massive 18 new rides & attractions with Krakatau Volcano at the centre of all the fun.


2. The Kraken Rollercoaster, SeaWorld


This will be the only virtual reality rollercoaster in the whole of Florida, so it can't be missed. Explore the deep blue sea on an important mission and rub shoulders with all kinds of sea creatures.


3. Legoland Ninjago World, Legoland Orlando

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LEGO® NINJAGO® World coming early 2017! Where you become the ninja. #LEGONINJAGO #AwesomeAwaits

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Legoland Ninjago World is set to have tonnes of attractions including an interactive dark ride where guests can blast fire, ice and even lightening with their own hands.


4. Pandora - The World of Avatar, Disney's Animal Kingdom

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This the largest expansion in the history of Disney's Animal Kingdom and will feature everything from the world of Avatar the movie, including floating mountains, bioluminescent rainforests and a flying Banshee rollercoaster.


5. Miss Adventure Falls, Disney World

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This typhoon lagoon ride is set to open in Spring 2017 and will be the longest ride in Disney - over two minutes long. Expect a white-water rafting experience for all the family, and of course, a splashing good time.

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