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Universal Orlando Resort App Confirms Jurassic World VelociCoaster Physical Requirements

Jurassic World VelociCoaster will finally be opening at Universal’s Islands of Adventure on June 10, 2021. The Universal Orlando Resort has now been updated to include the attraction and lists physical requirements.

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According to the app, guests with a waistline of 40″ or greater may not be accommodated on Jurassic World VelociCoaster. This is a relatively standard measurement for Universal Orlando Resort rides. There will be a test seat available at the ride’s entrance for guests to try out before getting in line. Trying out the test seat is strongly recommended to determine the ability to ride. The height requirement is 51″.

How do you feel about these requirements? Let us know in the comments.

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Natasha
Natasha
1 month ago

Big shocker! Universal discriminating against fat people again just like their water rides.. universal hates far people! Disgusting company

Tom Corless
Admin
1 month ago
Reply to  Natasha

What about close people? Just walk closer.

Nick
Nick
1 month ago

The manufacturer, Intamin, created a ride with the same style cars and in the press release it states all seats are modified seating capable of seating guests up to 300 pounds: https://www.intamin.com/new-ride-concept-taron/
The new ergonomically formed seat with over-the-shoulder lap bars, is seating kids from 130cm as well as “big boys” up to 135kg most safely and at the same time highly comfortable in this ‘all in one’ seat. There is no need to equip the train with special dedicated “big boy seats” negatively affecting operations, the hourly capacity of the ride and the personal feelings of some guests.”

Fran
Fran
1 month ago

51 inches = 130 cm.

Many extreme rides on european theme parks has between 120 and 140 cm minimum height requirement. And somes, also, a maximum of 195 cm (see Parque Warner in Madrid).

IOA had a good decision with those height requirements.

Last edited 1 month ago by Fran
Tom Klaasen
Tom Klaasen
1 month ago

40″, so 75% of America’s over the age of 8 won’t be able to fit / ride

Last edited 1 month ago by Tom Klaasen
R. Hall
R. Hall
1 month ago

These requirements are crap. Universal is putting a limit on people and in turn limiting the amount of fun visitors can have at their park. They really need to re-evaluate these restrictions so it can truly be fun for all ages.

neil Eisenman
neil Eisenman
1 month ago

I understand that very clearly it’s discriminatin against overweight and short people. I went to an amusement park in Pennsylvania one of the rides had special seats built for overweight people. Why didn’t disney think of that when they built this ridr

David Vasquez
David Vasquez
1 month ago
Reply to  neil Eisenman

Wrong Company

Spawn33
Spawn33
1 month ago

Ok then

Janet E Astle
Janet E Astle
1 month ago

I think it sucks. Big people like to have fun and ride too. There should be at least two seats to accommodate them.

Brandi N Hakeem
Brandi N Hakeem
1 month ago

It limits people who are bigger in stature by no fault of their own (genetics). My son is 6’4 and about 250 pounds at the young age of 17! He was unable to ride 2 of the attractions when we visited this January. It’s disappointing to say the least.
If I would have known Universal has so many height and weight restrictions I would have never planned a trip.

Jarred
Jarred
1 month ago

Personally, I think this is pretty standard at this point. I think that the best experiences for all shouldn’t be constrained by safety restraints for some. When I had to switch seats on Hagrid’s ride because of my size, the shame from that inspired me to cut at least 8 inches off my waist. I think it’s a good wakeup call for people.

Lee Newman
Lee Newman
1 month ago

I’m eating lunch before getting on!

Debbie
Debbie
1 month ago

Fat shaming and disability discrimination all in one ride👎👎👎👎👎👎

Chuck Kosky
Chuck Kosky
1 month ago

Polite way of saying no fat people please……..

Shannon
Shannon
1 month ago

I feel like they need to have the test seats for their rides *outside* the park and that they should refund tickets to people if they fly all that way and can’t ride anything.

I know everyone hates fat people so this is like talking in the wind but it is 2021 and most Americans are fat, like 2/3 of us in fact. Just because the seats are designed on Asian designs doesn’t mean they’re intended for an Asian market. As we get fatter and fatter (and we will) their rides will become obsolete to all but foreigners and children.

Jordan
Jordan
1 month ago
Reply to  Shannon

No offense, but that’s a horrible reason to normalize having a bigger waist line. A lot of people have the ability to not be overweight and don’t make that choice. Also, nothing says that anyone over 40 inches can’t ride, it’s that you need to test it to see if you will fit, which some people can do with no problem.
They aren’t hating on fat people, we are just getting too comfortable with the idea that big is normal.

Gabluefox
Gabluefox
1 month ago

If you are paying a lot to be in the park to ride, then their should be seats big enough to accommodate bigger butt and waist sizes.

Nikki
Nikki
1 month ago

That is not right! Everyone is made different and they are showcasing to the world.

Tasha
Tasha
1 month ago

Another ride at Universal that singles out overweight people.

Nick
Nick
1 month ago
Reply to  Tasha

Not true, this language is used throughout the parks and Velocicoaster features all seats as modified seating.

Nick
Nick
1 month ago

The manufacturer, Intamin, created a ride with the same style cars and in the press release it states all seats are modified seating capable of seating guests up to 300 pounds: https://www.intamin.com/new-ride-concept-taron/
“The new ergonomically formed seat with over-the-shoulder lap bars, is seating kids from 130cm as well as “big boys” up to 135kg most safely and at the same time highly comfortable in this ‘all in one’ seat. There is no need to equip the train with special dedicated “big boy seats” negatively affecting operations, the hourly capacity of the ride and the personal feelings of some guests.”

Linda
Linda
10 hours ago
Reply to  Nick

I am WELL under 300 lbs and did not fit this ride.