Welcome to Universal's Islands of Adventure:
Some very large cranes are visible even before entering the park. We originally thought they were being used as part of the King Kong project, but we later discovered these are being used in the future location of Universal's Sapphire Falls Resort, being built right next to Islands of Adventure:
Let's start with some photos of the massive facade (taken from Toon Lagoon):
The rockwork is taking shape fairly quickly:
Inside Jurassic Park:
Some behind-the-walls photos (taken - as always - from Guest areas ONLY):
The massive entrance of the temple:
Some photos taken from Camp Jurassic:
A closer look at the building:
A few more photos of the construction area:
I wonder if the area will have an additional entrance from Toon Lagoon.
Seems like that gate is all that stands between it.
April 2016 might be more realistic if they move at Transformers speed but this ride isn't a copy by the looks of it.
The floor could be elevated but usually they but in the cement later after the structure!