- Apr 4, 2004
No. Arrive at the IOA gate early. Probably quicker to walk from Hard Rock instead of waiting for the boat, and walk past Hard Rock Cafe and Toothsome’s. We got there about 7:45, and we were about 15th person in our line (multiple lines to enter. When the gates opened at 8:45, people were lined back past the purchase booths and beyond.How does the rope drop for Hagrid work if you're coming from the Hard Rock? Any different?