Pteranodon Flyers

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Pteranodon Flyers

Description Ride Information Ride Restrictions Location

Fun Facts Tips


Pteranodon Flyers is Jurassic Park’s most kid-friendly attraction. Specifically designed for your little ones in mind, this ride is exciting in a not-so-scary kind of way, As you soar above the park riders will gently sway side to side beneath the wings of a Pteranodon! Also, Pteranodon Flyers is using the Virtual Line Pass option where guests can essentially check in at the kiosk and then return when their space in line is up.

Ride Information

Opening Day: May 28, 1999

Type of Ride: Kid-Friendly Coaster

Age Recommendation: Young Children

Ride Duration: 1 Minute

Typical Wait Time: 45 Minutes

Express PassNo

Child Swap: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Ride Photo: No

Ride Restricitons

Height Requirements: 36″(92cm) Minimum. Riders under 48″(121.9cm) must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Wheelchair Requirements: Riders will need to transfer from chair to ride vehicle.


Nearby Attractions: Jurassic Park River Adventure

Dining: Thunder Falls Terrace

Shopping: Dinostore | Jurassic Outfitters

Did You Know?

  • In Pteranodon Flyers the winged reptiles have a wingspan of 10 feet. Real Pteranodons had wingspans of up to 18 feet!
  • With weight distribution in mind, this ride was specifically designed for children. Which is why anyone above 56″ shouldn’t ride alone.
  • The Jurassic Camp play area is directly behind Pteranodon Flyers.

The Mouse For Less Tips

  • Now you can use the Virtual Line Pass to wait for your turn to ride. This is great since it can be incredibly popular which makes wait times much longer. While waiting kids can play in the Jurassic Camp or explore nearby shops!
  • Because this ride can have up to an hour wait at certain times of day or peak seasons, be sure to download the official Universal Orlando Resort app to view real time waits.
  • For shortest wait times guests should try riding early in the day or before closing. To view additional average wait time information on Pteranodon Flyers and other Universal attractions, click here.

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