No trip to Florida’s Universal Studios will be complete without a visit to their latest attraction – Volcano Bay. Dubbed a “Water Theme Park,” this slide-filled, ride-filled extravaganza has something for everyone. Thrill-seekers love the multi-story slides and racing tubes, while the lazy river is best for those who wish to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Like all Universal theme parks, Volcano Bay is designed for the whole family, from tiny tots to grandparents. If you haven’t been here yet – and it’s only been open for a couple of years – you’ll need an ultimate insiders guide to Volcano Bay.

1. Getting to Volcano Bay

If you’re familiar with the Universal Studios complex, you’ll recognize the Universal Citywalk that is located outside of the parks. For those not staying in a Universal hotel, simply park in the regular Universal Orlando Resort parking complex adjacent to the CityWalk. Parking is not free, but there are free shuttles from the parking lot to Volcano Bay. You’ll especially love these at the end of a long day of water slides! If you need to program your GPS, you can find Volcano Bay at 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando FL 32819.

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