Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges Closed for Refurbishment at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is now closed for a standard refurbishment. It will reopen on March 10, 2023.

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Construction walls are up around the water ride, which closed as Jurassic Park River Adventure reopened.

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Walls also block Wimpy’s.

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We saw crew members in a cherry picker working on the roof of Wimpy’s.

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Poop Deck Pappy’s Popcorn stand is still open.

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The signs on the walls read “Set enhancement in progress.”

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The ride closed around the same time last year for a standard refurbishment.

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Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is also currently closed for refurbishment.

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