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PHOTOS: Caro-Seuss-el Abruptly Closes for Refurbishment, No Reopening Date Set at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Today, on a trip to Universal’s Islands of Adventure, we were surprised to find Caro-Seuss-el closed. While the ride is currently not scheduled for a temporary closure on the official schedule, Team Members informed us that structural repairs are needed.

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Team Members reported that no firm reopening date has been set, estimating “weeks” at least, and that Universal hopes to have the ride operational by the Christmas season.

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Temporary barriers blockade the ride’s entrances and exits.

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The Caro-Seuss-el is a fun twist on the classic carrousel, with a multicolored menagerie of fantastical creatures.

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Team Members said the ride itself is operational; the problem lies within the structure it sits beneath.

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At least one issue is clearly visible as a large crack in the roof is covered with a tarp.

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Atop the roof sits Horton and his dust speck from “Horton Hears a Who.” We hope this fun feature stays after the repairs are complete.

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  1. On Sunday, looking from the trolley train the roof looked like it had a bunch of new cracks, and that pictured bandage was there. I thought it looked to be in bad shape. I guess it really is. Probably not going to be a quick fix.

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