Port Canaveral (Orlando) Universal Studios / Islands of Adventure Excursion Reviews

Go behind the scenes of your favorite movies at Universal Studios in Florida -- the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, about an hour drive from Port Canaveral.
Sail Date: January 2019
Lots of busses, they left on time no complaints
Lots of busses, they left on time no complaints Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: December 2018
Our family of 4 took an Uber to Universal Studios. It's an hour's drive away and pick-up after the park closed was a madhouse. Took 45 minutes for our poor Uber driver to snake his way through the traffic to where we were ... Read More
Our family of 4 took an Uber to Universal Studios. It's an hour's drive away and pick-up after the park closed was a madhouse. Took 45 minutes for our poor Uber driver to snake his way through the traffic to where we were waiting. One comment about Universal . . . There is one great roller coaster, and then most of the other rides seemed to be the motion-simulator type....the kind where you go into a room and watch a screen that makes you feel like you're moving. Not particularly fun to me. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
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Sail Date: July 2018
We got onto the bus quickly and arrived at universal pretty quick too! Wish we had more time though!
We got onto the bus quickly and arrived at universal pretty quick too! Wish we had more time though! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: May 2018
We had a lot of fun and went on a lot of scary rides, but it was great!
We had a lot of fun and went on a lot of scary rides, but it was great! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: April 2018
Good day out, but due to docking and sailing times meant we only had 5 hours to take in as much as we could
Good day out, but due to docking and sailing times meant we only had 5 hours to take in as much as we could Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: October 2017
Had no problem finding our way to our bus, staff was very good in giving direction. Just walked around CityWalk shopping and had lunch
Had no problem finding our way to our bus, staff was very good in giving direction. Just walked around CityWalk shopping and had lunch Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: October 2017
vacation sensation bus tour to universal studios was a great reliable tour bus company. I enjoyed my trip to universal studios.
vacation sensation bus tour to universal studios was a great reliable tour bus company. I enjoyed my trip to universal studios. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: August 2017
The only thing I booked with the ship was the $59 transportation fee from the port to Universal. The fee was quite reasonable. Once there you pay on your own for the admission to the park. They got us there at 230PM and picked us up by ... Read More
The only thing I booked with the ship was the $59 transportation fee from the port to Universal. The fee was quite reasonable. Once there you pay on your own for the admission to the park. They got us there at 230PM and picked us up by 715PM to get back to the ship before 830PM. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: June 2017
Much better than Disney.
Much better than Disney. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: May 2017
HARRY POTTER at Universal is an amazing trip into that world.
HARRY POTTER at Universal is an amazing trip into that world. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: March 2017
We purchased our tickets for Universal on line before the cruise. We specifically wanted to see the Harry Potter section so we had to get park to park tickets. Ship did not dock until afternoon. We were at the park before 2 pm. Last ... Read More
We purchased our tickets for Universal on line before the cruise. We specifically wanted to see the Harry Potter section so we had to get park to park tickets. Ship did not dock until afternoon. We were at the park before 2 pm. Last shuttle left park at 7:30 pm. We had plenty of time to do the Harry Potter area attractions. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: March 2017
Booked transportation but ticket to park bought at the park. Would have been better if ship arrived before noon. Only 5 hours at the park.
Booked transportation but ticket to park bought at the park. Would have been better if ship arrived before noon. Only 5 hours at the park. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: February 2017
Universal was top-notch. I got reacquainted with an old college buddy.
Universal was top-notch. I got reacquainted with an old college buddy. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: December 2016
had a good time but 4 hours is not enough after travel time.
had a good time but 4 hours is not enough after travel time. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: November 2016
Enjoyable for any movie buff, but some shows undergoing maintenance. Tried to get on one ride - stood in line for 45 min to find out that you need to have a waistline under 44" to go on the ride.
Enjoyable for any movie buff, but some shows undergoing maintenance. Tried to get on one ride - stood in line for 45 min to find out that you need to have a waistline under 44" to go on the ride. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: October 2016
Rented a car for 40 dollars and bought tickets for 100 pp for universal studios. average 120 per person. better than the 200 pp provided by cruise
Rented a car for 40 dollars and bought tickets for 100 pp for universal studios. average 120 per person. better than the 200 pp provided by cruise Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: August 2016
Great time at Universal. Get the express pass, definitely worth it.
Great time at Universal. Get the express pass, definitely worth it. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: April 2016
It was about what I expected. A bus takes you to Universal and they give you you're ticket to get in. I think we had about 6 hours in the park which was more than enough for Universal. The bus ride takes about an hour.
It was about what I expected. A bus takes you to Universal and they give you you're ticket to get in. I think we had about 6 hours in the park which was more than enough for Universal. The bus ride takes about an hour. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: September 2015
Universal is my family's all-time favorite park. They LOVE the 3D/technologically advanced rides such as The Simpsons, Spider-Man, Transformers, Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey - and the best one yet: Gringott's Escape
Universal is my family's all-time favorite park. They LOVE the 3D/technologically advanced rides such as The Simpsons, Spider-Man, Transformers, Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey - and the best one yet: Gringott's Escape Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Disney Cruise Line
Sail Date: August 2015
I booked the transfer only through Norwegian. It was cheaper to get the tickets on my own. In order to ride The Hogwarts Express, I had to get the two park option. I upgraded to the unlimited express pass, but this was a waste of money. I ... Read More
I booked the transfer only through Norwegian. It was cheaper to get the tickets on my own. In order to ride The Hogwarts Express, I had to get the two park option. I upgraded to the unlimited express pass, but this was a waste of money. I should have just gotten the regular express pass. We arrived at Universal a little after 2:00. We had to be back to the bus by 8:00. We had a blast!! The only reason why I rated this excursion average is because we did not have a lot of time in the park. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Sail Date: August 2015
With the travel time involved we barely got to do The Harry Potter Theme Rides. Had no time to eat but for some Ice Cream and had to wait until we got back to the ship.
With the travel time involved we barely got to do The Harry Potter Theme Rides. Had no time to eat but for some Ice Cream and had to wait until we got back to the ship. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Sail Date: June 2015
The park was impressive but we did not really have the time necessary to really see everything we perhaps would have liked to.
The park was impressive but we did not really have the time necessary to really see everything we perhaps would have liked to. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line