Universal’s Volcano Bay to close for 4 months, starting next month

ORLANDO, Fla. — Universal’s Volcano Bay said Friday that it will close next month for four months.

Theme park officials said it will close Nov. 2 and reopen “on or before March 1."

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“We will use the seasonal closure to conduct annual maintenance on several attractions and areas of the park at the same time,” the park said in a statement.

Universal said it will work with annual passholders and those who bought tickets to the water park for that time period.

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Those seeking assistance may visit the Guest Services departments at Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure. They may also call 877-801-9720.

Universal said Sept. 17 that it placed more than 5,300 employees at its parks and other properties on an extended furlough. Click here to read more about that.

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Click here for updates on the water park’s days of operations.

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