ORLANDO, Fla., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- When Skull Island: Reign of Kong opens at Universal's Islands of Adventure this summer, guests will be astounded by the most visceral encounter with King Kong ever. They'll come face-to-face with this legendary beast in the flesh – so close they'll feel his breath sweep across their skin and his thunderous roar reverberate through every bone in their body.
As they near the finale of their heart-pounding expedition, the emotional power of Kong will overtake them.
This is his world, and you're at his mercy.
- Megaprimatus: ancient species of giant ape
- Approximately three stories tall
- Head larger than an automobile
- 18 feet wide at shoulders
- Distinctive scars, likely from battles with Vastatosaurus Rex
- Expresses human-like emotion
First-ever photos of King Kong at Universal Orlando are available for download here: https://universalorlandoresort.sharefile.com/d-sc022ceac17f44469
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About Universal Orlando Resort
For more than 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures. Guests can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty Burger in Springfield, join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.
Universal Orlando's two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world's most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet 'n Wild, a family water park.
Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled 20 new guest experiences since 2010 – powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and a dramatically themed hotel. And more is on the way. Coming this year is Universal Orlando's fifth on-site hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort; and Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a groundbreaking attraction in Islands of Adventure. And in 2017 will come Universal's Volcano Bay, an entirely new water theme park experience.
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