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How to Use Your TapuTapu Wearable

February 28, 2017
Universal's Volcano Bay

Universal’s Volcano Bay is almost here and I can’t wait! Grand opening May 25, our third theme park will feature incredibly immersive experiences, thrilling attractions, relaxing escapes and—my favorite—the TapuTapu wearable.

This new, waterproof device is exclusive to Volcano Bay. With TapuTapu on your wrist, you’ll enjoy a new level of convenience with the virtual line experience technology and multiple interactive surprises throughout the park. No standing in long lines AND endless fun? Sign me up.

TapuTapu is going to completely transform your vacation experience. Here’s how to use this simple device:

  1. Arrive at Universal’s Volcano Bay and get ready for a day full of fun and relaxation.
  1. Receive your TapuTapu wearable as you enter the park. Every guest will receive TapuTapu for the day to unlock the wonders of our island paradise.
  1. Look for totems marked with the Volcano Bay logo at the entrance to each attraction. Upon touching your TapuTapu to the totems, you’ll be able to hold your place in line with the virtual line experience. Explore the park, take a spin in one of two rivers or grab a bit to eat. Your TapuTapu will alert you when it’s time to ride.
  1. You’ll also be able to unlock interactive surprises throughout the park. Control streams of water spurting from whales in Tot Tiki Reef. Shoot water cannons at other guests snaking down Kopiko Wai Winding River. Or illuminate images in the volcano’s hidden caves.
  1. Return your TapuTapu as you exit the park, and remember all the fun you had at Volcano Bay!

What are you most looking forward to about Volcano Bay? Let us know in the comments below.

TapuTapu Infographic

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  • Reply Randy D. February 28, 2017 at 8:02 am

    I’ve got a very close friend who has limited mobility, especially where stairs are involved. As such, water parks have generally been of little interest, but the ones he has experienced were very enjoyable. How accessible are the various rides in Volcano Bay?

  • Reply Dave February 28, 2017 at 9:11 am

    How many virtual lines can you be in at one time? How soon do you need to return when you get the go to ride, is there a hard time limit?
    Is there a regular line if you just want to get in immediately?

  • Reply Barb March 31, 2017 at 4:42 pm

    As an UOP, will I still need to purchase tickets for Volcano Bay?

    • Reply Michelle April 19, 2017 at 7:42 pm

      Yep…unless you upgrade to a 3 Park Pass!

  • Reply Hhtghrgnm July 21, 2017 at 6:50 am

    Can’t wait to receive my TAPUTAPU

  • Reply Slideshow Bob July 8, 2018 at 9:52 am

    Thank you! this was much needed information!!!!

  • Reply Daniel Davis Jones November 17, 2020 at 2:04 am

    Thank you for this information about wearable media to wear. I hope a lot of people will be helped with this article type information.

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