California Coaster Kings went to Universal Studios Hollywood on the 20th of December, although we went mainly for Grinchmas, we were there for an entire day, thus we created a little overlook of our day. Ride Reviews and recaps will follow soon.
We arrived when the park opened, and the first thing we went on is the popular Studio Tour. Luckily there was no line, and we were on the first tram/bus to leave. A review will follow. Next up, we decided to visit the lower lot, since it wasn’t crowded yet. We rode ‘Revenge of the Mummy’ first. There were no lines, so that was good. We rode it twice in a row. It’s a fun ride, a little short, but very smooth with a nice launch. It’s definitely a ‘must-do’ when at the park. A review of this ride will follow.
Next up, Jurassic Park. Luckily we didn’t get wet on it. The ride has very well been put together, we ended up riding it 3 times. A review of this ride will follow.The last ride on the lower lot was the all new Transformers: The Ride 3D. Which was amazing! Definitely one of our favorite rides, good story line and pretty long line. Fast movements make the ride even better.
We then returned to the upper lot, where we rode all other rides and went to see Waterworld and the Special Effects Stage. Waterworld was very good. It was interesting to see the show both at night and during the day.
Shrek 4D was awesome, and hardly had any lines all day. Simpsons on the other hand had about the longest line with Transformers all day, except for the 70 min Studio Tours line. We ended up riding all rides at least twice.
The main reason we came to the park was of course Grinchmas, which we totally loved. The park was beautifully decorated, and the tree lighting ceremony was a hit! Click here to read the Grinchmas Report!