Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure (try saying that five times fast) will be the newest attraction in Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal offered few details on the new attraction in an announcement Thursday. But from the promotional artwork and the name, it looks like the ride will be a two-seat roller coaster, with the cars taking the shape of Hagrid’s famous motorbike, left to him by Sirius Black.
Motorbike Adventure will be located on the Hogsmeade side of Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World, in the Islands of Adventure park. Universal Studios described the attraction as “highly-themed” and said it is a “thrilling roller coaster ride that plunges into the path of some of the wizarding world’s rarest magical creatures.” While the ride focuses on Hagrid’s role in the magizoology world, the tie-in to such beasts is reminiscent of the Wizarding World’s current movie series, Fantastic Beasts.
Expansions for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter have been rumored by theme park fans, especially with the opening of Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s Star Wars-themed expansion in nearby Disney World’s Hollywood Studios and in California’s Disneyland. Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure is set to open on June 13, right around when Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland is projected to open its doors.