The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will get a new thrill ride at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, but lose an old one in the process this year. The last day to ride Dragon Challenge will be Sept. 4.
The two-sided, intertwined, inverted coaster was one of the original rides for IOA’s grand opening in 1999. The attraction was then called Dueling Dragons; its name was changed when Wizarding World opened — and absorbed part of the Lost Continent land — in 2010.
Its replacement opens in 2019, Universal Orlando announced Monday. Full Story: Orlando Sentinel