Halloween Horror Nights Orlando attraction

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The Walking Dead: No Safe Haven
Attraction type Haunted House
Event Halloween Horror Nights 23
Park Universal Studios Florida
Area Woody Woodpecker's KidZone
Year 2013
Housed in Parade Warehouse
Based on The Walking Dead (Season 3)
Preceded by The Walking Dead: Dead Inside (2012)
Followed by The Walking Dead: The End of the Line (2014)

The Walking Dead: No Safe Haven was one of the haunted houses that took place at Halloween Horror Nights 23. It was located in the Parade Warehouse and was based off of Season 3 of The Walking Dead.

History and Location[edit | edit source]

On July 25th, 2013, Universal announced that another haunted house based on The Walking Dead TV show would be coming to that years event. The house would be based on season 3 of the show.

The house would be located in a building called The Parade Warehouse. The Parade Warehouse was a very large warehouse built to hold the various parade floats used at Universal. After the Superstar Parade was added, Universal had to build a structure to put the excess floats under, as both a haunted house and all of the extra floats from the new parade could not fit in the warehouse.

Yet again, another Walking Dead house would return the following year. This time, it would be based on season 4 of the show and would be the biggest house in the events history (at the time). It would be called The Walking Dead: The End of the Line.

Description[edit | edit source]

Walk in the footsteps of the survivors as Season 3 of AMC’s horror hit relentlessly attacks you from all sides. Stay alert—walkers could trap you anywhere along your journey from the town of Woodbury to the claustrophobic confines of the derelict prison.

The horror hits relentlessly on all sides. Stay alert! Walkers could trap you anywhere along your journey from Woodbury to the derelict prison.

Experience[edit | edit source]

Queue and Facade[edit | edit source]

Guests would enter the queue to this house next to the E.T. ride. The queue would go through the queue of the E.T. ride. the line would then go through the Curious George area of the Kidzone, until going down a backstage road towards the Parade Warehouse.

Outside the Parade Warehouse was the Woodbury arena from the TV show. A chained Walker could be seen on the left while a caged Walker could be seen on the right. Occasionally, the caged Walker would come out of an opening on the cage and scare guests. Guests would enter the house through the front door of the Parade Warehouse.

Haunted House[edit | edit source]

After entering the house, you encounter a walker with glasses who frequently snaps at the guests. Then they encounter another walker hiding behind a mattress. The next room is a replica of The Governor's office which includes aquariums full of severed walker heads. The scareactress in this room is Penny (The Governor's daughter) who is wearing a burlap sack over her head who sneaks up next to the aquariums.

Upon reaching the Governor's crawlspace for Penny, guests must crouch down the crawlspace (disabled guests are able to bypass this sector) where Penny strikes on all sides. After reaching the end of the tunnel, guests end up going through Woodbury where someone is seen fending off a walker with an M4 rifle (which emits a sound and strobe effect to simulate gunfire), then the guests go through the prison's chainlink fence gates where both walkers and infected riot guards try to scare guests.

After entering the prison, the guests go through a corridor which includes a fork in the path where they can choose their path where a walker awaits them on both the left and right side of the end. Upon reaching the end of the corridor, the guests go through a room where two walkers await in each side. After exiting the room, they encounter an inmate getting attacked by a walker on the way to the cellblock which seems calm until the sirens begin to go off and the inmate walkers try to scare guests until they reach the exit of the house on the other side of the cell block.

Scareactors[edit | edit source]

  • Walkers
  • Inmate Walkers

Pictures[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In the Woodbury section, there is a sign for "Carla's Flower Shop". This is a nod to Carla Young who worked at Universal Studios Florida from 1992 until she died of cancer in April of 2013.
  • There is a guest activated trigger in the room prior to the cell block entrance in which a phone is constantly ringing. If the phone's receiver is lifted up, a message will play. 
  • The previous year did not feature any characters from the show, so for this house Merle, Penny ,and Milton were featured as walkers in their respective transformations in the season.  
  • The construction of the tower and prison took almost the whole year.  
  • The Walking Dead's third season was being filmed during the creation of this house.  
  • In the Woodbury scene, there was a GAT for Merle.  
  • The prison cage maze scene in the house was one of the largest scenes in the house.  
  • Hershel's leg could be seen on a metal table in the Prison lock up room.  
Halloween Horror Nights 23
Characters: Bobby “The Blade” Galletta  • La Llarona  • PS
Haunted Houses: Afterlife: Death's Vengeance  • An American Werewolf in London  • The Cabin in the Woods  • Evil Dead  • Havoc: Derailed  • Urban Legends: La Llorona  • Resident Evil: Escape from Raccoon City  • The Walking Dead: No Safe Haven
Scarezone: The Walking Dead: The Undead Streets
Unofficial Scarezones: Walking Dead: The Fall of Atlanta  • Walking Dead: Clear  • Walking Dead: Woodlands  • Walking Dead: Survivor's Camp  • Walking Dead: The Farm
Shows: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: A Tribute (Orlando)  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Halloween Adventure
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