The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Restrictions and access
36 inches; has Express Pass access.
Two sentence insider summary
The Flight of the Hippogriff attraction brings you into the Forbidden Forest, past Hagrid’s Hut, and face to face with a magical animal named Buckbeak. Although Flight of the Hippogriff is an outdoor kiddie coaster, it is surprisingly rambunctious–in a good way–and it offers fantastic views of Hogwarts Castle and Hogsmeade Village.
2 out of 5.
It is rare to see wait times longer than 40 minutes.
What you wish you knew before you experienced it
Just how much fun it really is. And be sure to go back at night, when the Forbidden Forest sparkles and the ride seems entirely new.
OI fun fact
Before the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Flight of the Hippogriff was called the Flying Unicorn, and it was actually shuttered for a number of years before it was given new life as part of the Wizarding World story.
Flight of the Hippogriff – HD video
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Flight of the Hippogriff – photo gallery
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Flight of the Hippogriff – map
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