Universal Studios Dreamworks Land Opening in Summer 2024

Universal Studios Dreamworks Land Opening in Summer 2024

Author Mary Babel

Many fans have been wondering, ‘When will DreamWorks Land open?’

Well, on February 29th, 2024, Universal Orlando Resort officially announced the transformation of the former Woody Woodpecker’s KidZone, which was closed in January 2023, into an exciting new DreamWorks land, scheduled to open in the summer of 2024 at Universal Studios Florida.


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This eagerly anticipated addition to the renowned theme park promises to transport visitors into the magical worlds of their favorite DreamWorks animated films. From beloved characters to thrilling attractions, here’s what you can expect:


Shrek’s Swamp Adventure


Shrek's Swamp Adventure


The first mini-land you will encounter upon entering DreamWorks Land is the world of Shrek.

  • Centered around Shrek’s iconic 35-foot-tall cottage nestled in his swamp, guests will have the opportunity to meet beloved characters like Shrek, Princess Fiona, and Donkey at Shrek’s Swamp Meet. Concept art showcases Shrek standing outside his cottage, welcoming guests, while Donkey peeks out from inside.
  • Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres is a play area designed for young adventurers featuring slides, water play, and a playground.
  • Also, you can dive into the world of Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish at Mama Luna Feline Fiesta, an interactive experience with Mama Luna’s cats. where you might even catch a glimpse of Puss in Boots himself.
  • Join in the fun at King Harold’s Swamp Symphony, where you can create music with interactive lily pads.
  • Don’t miss Swamp Snacks, offering Shrek-inspired treats like Shrekzel and Far Far A Waffle for the perfect family refuel.


Trolls Adventure

The Trolls area inspired by the beloved Trolls film series, takes over the former Woody Woodpecker Nuthouse Coaster and its surroundings at Universal Orlando Resort.

  • Experience the excitement firsthand by hopping on the Trolls Trollercoaster, a family-friendly adventure that twists and turns along orange and yellow tracks. Join Trolls characters like Poppy, Viva, Tiny Diamond, Satin, and Chenille as they invite guests to ride the caterpillar Caterbus and dodge evil spiders along the way. Here’s an exclusive look at the Trolls Trollercoaster as revealed:


Trolls Trollercoaster


  • Moreover, situated beneath a massive mushroom towering 20 feet tall, Poppy’s Playground offers a shaded area where young trolls can play. Adorned with colorful flowers, this playground features plenty of bouncing and climbing structures for the little ones to enjoy.
  • Don’t forget to treat yourself to colorful Trolls-themed ice cream treats at a playful kiosk fashioned from Poppy’s boombox, featuring flavors like Poppy-licious Pink and BroZone Berry.
  • Also, don’t miss High Five Hideaway for merchandise from popular franchises like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.


Kung Fu Panda Mini-Land


Kung Fu Panda Mini-Land


The Kung Fu Panda mini-land replaces Curious George Goes to Town, offering guests an immersive experience with beloved characters.

  • Dive into Po’s Kung Fu Training Camp, featuring wet and dry play areas and interactive elements like playful baby pandas.
  • Don’t miss Po Live, a digital meet-and-greet experience with Po, where you can learn Kung Fu moves and more.



With its thrilling attractions, immersive experiences, and beloved characters, Universal Studios DreamWorks Land 2024 is poised to become a must-visit destination for families and fans this summer.

So, mark your calendars and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime at Universal Studios DreamWorks Land 2024.

Don’t forget to book your ride with Orlando Superior Transportation for a seamless and enjoyable journey to the park!

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