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Cretaceous Cruise with Apatosaurus and Stegosaurus on the banks.

"Kayak down Isla Nublar's pristine river and see over 100 types of prehistoric flora and fauna. "
—Park Map(src)

The Cretaceous Cruise is a Jurassic World attraction, allowing tourists to kayak around Isla Nublar, taking a look at the dinosaurs. This attraction will allow guests to paddle their own kayak and float down the river. The river will go through The Aviary and into many different dinosaur habitats for guests to view the over 100 types of dinosaurs and prehistoric flora and fauna. The Cretaceous Cruise is located on the north-eastern side of the island. It is the home of Apatosaurus, Baryonyx, Metriacanthosaurus, Microceratus, Parasaurolophus, Stegosaurus, and Suchomimus.


Behind the scenes


The attracion in the Jurassic World storyboard.

This attraction is based on the Jungle River Cruise, a planned ride from the original Jurassic Park.

In the Jurassic World storyboard, the attraction was named the "Jungle Boat Cruise" and the only dinosaur that lived in the attraction was Diplodocus.


In the original novel Alan and the kids are on a inflatable boat going down a river after the Tyrannosaurus Rex escapes. On the cruise they see some dilophosaurs, Dryosaurs, A raptor with chameleon DNA so it can change its skin and the Tyrannosaurus Rex who Lex taunts saying it can’t swim when it could. The concept was used in other games like The Lost World: The Game where you escaped from various carnivores like the T. Rex and Baryonyx



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