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Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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Restrictions and access
42 inches; has Express Pass access.

Two sentence insider summary
This is a traditional raft ride that doesn’t quite pack the excitement Ripsaw Falls just across the walkway. But if you want to get wet, here is another opportunity to do is in classic comic book style!

Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Fear factor
1 out of 5. Nothing here but water.



What you wish you knew before you experienced it

OI fun fact
There are two sets of water cannons you can use to blast Bilge-Rat Barge riders. The first ones are pay-for-use, and they are located right on the bridge by the attraction’s entrance. The second set of water cannons are FREE, and they are located at the top of the Me Ship Olive boat at the back of the area.

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Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges – real guest reviews

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 26 reviews
Date Of Last Visit: 7/13

very good raft ride, will get extremely wet, suggest you prepare for this,

#1 Bilge-Rat Barges
Date Of Last Visit: May 27, 2014

We love Popeye & Bluto Bilge-Rat Barges are "THE BEST"they are super sweet and Migdalia is a love she greets you with a smile and always has something nice to say and Franky, Jessica and Jackie treated us really well Thanks for an unforgettable experience #1 Bilge-Rat Barges

Date Of Last Visit: 03/09/2014

What Orlando Informer has to say about it: "What you wish you knew before you experienced it

Ain't that the truth.

Where do I even start? This is such a great ride to go on, especially in Florida's HOT weather. Seriously.
I think it's a very family / group oriented ride because one little "circular boat" can carry a lot of people.
SO even if you are on a field trip with your school, you should go on this !

The Best of the Best
Date Of Last Visit: July 15, 2013

This is by far the best ride for a few reasons. First, water rides in Florida heat are always a plus and believe me, you will get soaked no matter where on the ride you are sitting. Second, it has a place for you to shoot water at fellow parkgoers. Third, and probably most importantly, it is long and feels long. When you come to a curve on some rides, you can tell it's going to end soon and undoubtedly you get a pang of sadness in your gut (and maybe a little anger that you might have to wait in a long line to ride it again). With Popeye & Bluto's, you turn a corner, feel that pang, and then the ride keeps going! It definitely is the best water ride I've ever been on.

Best White Water Ride
Date Of Last Visit: May 18, 2014

Popeye and Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges are "THE BEST" White Water Ride. I have been to many Theme Parks across this country and Islands of Adventure's Popeye and Bluto's is without doubt Superior! No matter where you sit, you will get drenched. It is a great family ride. We wear our bathing suits and sandals and look forward to making family memories. We take a 'water proof' camera and get amazing pictures to document each ride. We usually ride about 5 or 6 times because each ride is unique. Popeye and Bluto is a Must Ride from now through September. Have Fun - Get Wet !!

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