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Step Inside the All New DreamWorks Land at Universal Orlando
June 21, 2024

Brand new in 2024, DreamWorks Land is now open at Universal Studios Florida. This is the number one spot to play in a colorful, imaginative new land with your favorite DreamWorks characters. As your partner in travel, we’re here to help you plan that perfect vacation to Universal Studios Florida and see everything they have to offer.

DreamWorks Land at Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida is known for taking you right into the action of your favorite movies and films. From exploring your way through Hogwarts™, testing your thrill level on Jurassic World VelociCoaster—Universal Orlando is the ultimate vacation experience.

And now we’re thrilled to introduce you to a new place to play in 2024 at DreamWorks Land!

Where is DreamWorks Land?

If you have never visited Universal Orlando it’s important to know:

Universal Studios Florida is one of three theme parks that make up Universal Orlando Resort.

You’ll need at least a Base Ticket to experience DreamWorks Land. Base tickets are the most affordable Universal Studios Orlando tickets offered. If you are visiting Universal Florida for the first time or need to stick to a strict budget, a Base Ticket is a good place to start.

If you’ve ever been to Universal Orlando, you might be familiar with the spot that is now DreamWorks Land. The space was previously occupied by Curious George goes to Town, Feivel’s Play Land and Woody Woodpecker Kids Zone.

DreamWorks Land brings a completely fresh look and vibe to the area which is right next to E.T. Adventure and Animal Actors on Location.

Rides and Attractions in DreamWorks Land

Universal Studios Florida is home to Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™, Fast And Furious - Supercharged and more! But the best place to explore with little ones is now all about DreamWorks.

Trolls Trollercoaster

It’s troll-y fun for the whole family when you hop onto the caterpillar Caterbus for a family-friendly coaster ride. You'll join your favorite Trolls—Poppy, Tiny and the twins Satin and Chenille as you try to make an escape from spooky spiders.

This outdoor ride seats two-by-two making it a great starter coaster for little ones and their grown up.

More details for Trolls Trollercoaster

  • Minimum Height 36" (92 cm)
  • Supervising Companion Required for Under 48” (122 cm)
  • Universal Express Pass accepted

Poppy’s Playground is also nearby and a great place to unwind and explore.

Po Live! at Panda Village

At Panda Village you can meet and interact with Po on a digital animated screen. He ll train you in the ways of kung fu while he’s babysitting his mischievous little cousin and cooking some delicious snacks. Skadoosh!

This outdoor ride seats two-by-two making it a great starter coaster for little ones and their grown up.

More details for Po Live!

  • Best for young children and their families
  • Entertainment shows throughout the day

Po's Kung Fu Training Camp and play area is nearby as well— get soaked by pandas as you help them wash and dry their laundry. Then take a twirl on Mr. Ping’s spinning noodle bowls.

Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres

Your little ogres can climb and slide through Shrek’s playground, as Pinocchio spouts hilarious white lies. Plus, they can splish, splash and spray people with water in a swampy play area.

There’s even Shrek’s outhouse which leads to a short tunnel slide, but modern day restrooms are nearby! Keep an eye out for Pinocchio’s Fact Shack and watch his nose carefully as he shares some “interesting facts.”

The splash and water play area also features King Harold’s Swamp Symphony with water-ready lilly pads as you play music and cool down.

More details for Shrek’s Swamp

  • Best for young children
  • You may get wet—it is a swamp after all
  • There are pay-to-use “Ogre Dryers” nearby

DreamWorks Land Meet and Greets

Shrek, Trolls and Kung Fu Panda characters all have a place to call home in the new land at Universal Studios Florida.

You’ve grown up with them and you can meet with them face-to-face at DreamWorks Land. Snap a selfie together and chat alongside these icons.

Find character meet and greets with favorites like:

  • Shrek - meet him outside Shrek’s Cottage
  • Fiona - meet her outside Shrek’s Cottage
  • Donkey - meet him outside Shrek’s Cottage
  • Poppy - meet her near the Trolls Trollercoaster attraction
  • Branch - meet him near the Trolls Trollercoaster attraction
  • Gabby - from Gabby’s Dollhouse in the Character Zone
  • Puss in Boots - meet him at Mama Luna Feline Fiesta
  • How to Train Your Dragon characters
  • And more in the Character Zone

You can also wave and interact with DreamWorks characters during DreamWorks Imagination Celebration—an incredible new live show, featuring characters from Shrek, Trolls, and Kung Fu Panda. This spectacle combines live actors, animated characters, and dancers and shows throughout the day.

Best DreamWorks Land Photo Spots

With so many vibrant colors and places to explore, everything here is photo worthy! We bet you’ll be stopping to take pictures and videos all over the place.

Some of the best spots to snap a picture include:

  • Shrek’s Swamp Meet where you’ll find Shrek’s Cottage
  • Poppy and Branch’s Trolls water fountain
  • At Poppy’s Playground
  • With your favorite DreamWorks characters

Where to Eat inside DreamWorks Land

What fuels our favorite DreamWorks characters? Here’s where to find a snack and something to munch on.
  • Trolls Treats featuring vibrant swirls of ice cream shaped like your favorite Trolls’ twisty hairstyles.
  • Swamps Snacks lets you eat like an ogre with Shrekzels, Swamp Dogs, Frozen Ogres and more.

Book Your Visit to DreamWorks Land at Universal Studios Florida

We are so excited to see DreamWorks Land take its place as an instant kid favorite! When you're ready to book your Universal Studios Florida vacation, remember to stack those savings with Get Away Today.

You can find our Universal Studios Florida packages online, or you can call any of our reservation agents at 855-GET-AWAY.

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