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Editorial Review: The Incredible Hulk Roller Coaster®


 

Having the title of one of the world's top coaster is hard to live up to, but after taking a spin on this monster of a coaster you'll soon realize that this is more than just your average amusement ride. As you enter the park, the titanic piece of green twisted metal is the first thing you'd see off to your left. Once you get to the crossroads between Marvel Superhero Island® and Suess Landing™, the temptation of The Incredible Hulk Coaster® will magnetize you to the left. Cross the bridge onto the first island and hang a left where you'll soon run into the roller coaster's queue.

 

As you wait for your chance at the coaster, you'll find yourself waiting in Mr. Bruce Banner's laboratory where tests are being run on unstable gamma rays as Banner tries to find a way to reverse the rays' effects. No sooner than when you first hopped in line, an operator will be assisting you into your chair, strapping you in for a wild ride. Bruce Banner is loading you into the gamma ray booster, getting ready to make a breakthrough in his experiment. Unfortunately, something has gone terribly wrong, and a warning is set off for its instability. Just before you leave, the Hulk emerges from Bruce, leaving you strapped in for an adventure through 3,700 feet, 2 1/4 minutes, and seven inversions of insanity.

To start off with a kick, the Hulk shoots you from 0 to 40 MPH in just about two seconds, pressing you to your seat. But just as soon as you feel sucked into your chair, there is a sudden feeling of weightlessness as you enter a zero gravity flip straight down 105 feet. Guests are then sent up once again into a stomach-turning cobra roll. After turning into another loop, you'll take a trip under the bridge you cross to get onto Marvel Super Hero Island®. Once you emerge from the smoke, the coaster takes a trip around the gamma ray tube you originally shot out of. A corkscrew roll comes right after this.

What makes this ride so interesting is that you think the ride is over when it slows down at what looks to be a small docking station, but this is only the halfway point. You are soon sent into another series of twists and turns where, just before you REALLY end, a picture is taken of you in the middle of your experience of The Incredible Hulk Coaster®. Not too long after this, your adventure ends, and you are free to get out of Banner's crazy experiment.

One of the most exciting rides in the world, The Incredible Hulk Coaster® is easily one of the best rides in Universal's Islands of Adventure. You will definitely regret it if you don't take a trip on this coaster. Once you step off, you'll feel a sense of weightlessness, but as you look up at what you experience, you'll want to get back on for more.

Guest Testimonial

If your children are thrill seekers they'll love The Incredible Hulk ride. This is by far the main attraction of the Marvel Super Hero park area. Beginning with a flat ramp wrapped in a Bruce Banner theme, a female voice breaks in and informs the passengers that something extreme has gone wrong, suddenly the track is lifted high into the air. Immediately after negotiating a corkscrew inversion, before you know it you are turned upside down and then six more times. If that's not enough, the passengers are then sped through a misty tunnel, swooped and turned until you're almost green in the face, hence the name of the ride. Make sure you've eaten lunch well in advance.
--Peter