Just a few weeks back, one of our sources predicted that the new Reign of Kong area would soft-open before the end of April at Universal's Islands of Adventure.
While the area is still behind walls now, other sources seemingly confirmed this rumor a few days ago, creating even more excitement among the theme park community. Unfortunately, it looks like the park is encountering technical issues that prevented this attraction from opening. We are still patiently waiting...


While we continue to wait, let's take a look around to see what's new:

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First of all, the former Toon Lagoon-themed gate has been replaced by a new themed gate:

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The new trees and plants do a great job in hiding the new themed area from Toon Lagoon:

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Some of the walls did come down, revealing one of the new light fixtures and a themed bench:

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Here's the new bench:

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Speakers are embedded in the fake rockwork:

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Here you are a couple of photos showing the wall-free area:

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The countdown has begun:

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The entire area will undoubtedly become one of the most beautiful at night:

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The King Kong arch:

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The rest of the area looks ready:

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Here you are some photos showing the other side of the walls:

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This tent is expected to offer King Kong-themed merchandise:

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Moving on:

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We apologize for the lack of panoramic photos, but we encountered a problem when trying to take them...

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And that is all for now. Before concluding, remember to like us on our official Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for live updates from the parks. If you would like to make a donation to OTPN, feel free to use the "DONATE" button found on the sidebar. Thank you for your support, and see you again soon.

PHOTOS BY: Alex, Official Orlando Theme Park News Team Member and Photographer.

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