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The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Seuss Landing

Restrictions and access
40 inches; has Express Pass access.

Two sentence insider summary
This is Universal Orlando’s response to Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland Transit Authority. The trolley takes you on a leisurely ride around Seuss Landing as you are entertained by fanciful sounds and effects.

High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride! at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Fear factor
Nothing to fear here except the distance to the ground.

Wait times
Unlike Tomorrowland Transit Authority, The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley can get wait times as long as 60 minutes when Islands of Adventure is busy.

What you wish you knew before you experienced it
While the ride is amusing, you’ll likely be disappointed if you wait longer than 20 minutes.

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The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride
Average rating:  
 10 reviews
 by Michelle Harris
Gentle ride fun colors
Date Of Last Visit: 06/2000

Dr Seuss trolley was so much fun. Seeing all the Seuss images made my day. It's colorful and bright in this area. I can't wait to go back to see Dr Seuss land!! Going around the restaurant was kinda beat seeing a different angle of the detour. Beware there are steps to get to train. The ride is super gentle.

 by Arien Grosskurth
A great ride for all! Star-bellied or not.
Date Of Last Visit: 05-06-13

While not exciting for adults, this ride provides a much needed rest. Ride atop the rails and enjoy the breeze while you rest your weary feet. My daughter loved this ride, especially seeing the sneetches in the lake! Staff was kind and courteous helping guests on and off the ride. It was a much needed relaxing break, while providing some pretty cool views of the IOA Park.

 by Anastasia
Children and Nostalgic Adults Can Enjoy a Relaxed Break from Park Mayhem
Date Of Last Visit: July 15, 2013

Once upon a time, there were a couple of twenty-something park visitors. One liked roller coasters, one didn't. They went in search of a ride they both could enjoy. They walked and they walked and they walked until they came to the Trolley Train Ride. Debating if they were too old, they decided to try it out. The Florida summer breeze blew through their hair as they rode the left track (mainly outside), listening to the stories told through their train's speakers. Children laughed around them and families oo-ed and ah-ed over the wonderful theming throughout the ride. The twenty-somethings felt a little silly riding it without a child but enjoyed it thoroughly.

The best past of this ride is the view out over the lagoon at Islands of Adventure. It's a nice break from the miles you will walk in the park and for anyone who grew up on Dr. Seuss (if you didn't, I'm so sorry for you), it's a nice stroll down memory lane.

 by Mary
You won't miss a beat, it's a rest for your feet
Date Of Last Visit: April 2014

5 stars if you are a small child or an adult with tired feet. This ride has two separate tracks. This biggest difference is that the one on the right goes through the top of the Circus McGircus restaurant. If it's raining or you just want to see inside the restaurant without bumping into a child or if it's raining, choose this option. If the weather is nice, choose the left train and spend more time outside. Great theme throughout the ride. It's not exciting but it is sweet and whimsical. A nice break.

 by Michelle
On a Train in the Rain
Date Of Last Visit: Nov. 2 2 013

As it was raining, we decided to do some training. Seuss' trolley Train that is...a great ride for young and old. All was well, until... near the end when our train stopped short and it was no sport. But, really no big deal we didn't have any small children with us.

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