The Wizarding World of Harry Potter roller coaster is coming to Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

The “Harry Potter” ride will replace Dueling Dragons, which has been at Universal since 1999.

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Some things we know about the new ride…

  • This all-new thrill ride will take you deeper into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where you will encounter some of your favorite characters and creatures. It’ll be unlike anything Universal has done before and it will be fun for the entire family.
  • The new attraction will be one of the most highly-themed coaster experiences Universal Studios has created. It will combine a new level of storytelling with an action-packed adventure…and a few surprises along the way.
  •  Universal’s Creative team is once again collaborating with Warner Bros. and the production design team from the Harry Potter films to bring this new coaster experience to life.
  • This ride is going to redefine the category and transport you to thrilling places, drawing you into even more exciting adventures within the wizarding world. It’s going to be the perfect addition to Hogsmeade.
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Dueling Dragons will close September 5, and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is set to open in 2019, officials said.