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Which Harry Potter Wand is Perfect for You?

As most aspiring wizards and witches know, getting your first wand is a really big deal. And the good news is, you don’t need to be a student at Hogwarts™ to find your perfect fit. All you need to do is stop by Ollivanders™: Makers of Fine Wands since 382 BC at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™. This shop has been in the magic business for a long time, so they know a thing or two about crafting the perfect wand.

Of course, there’s more to it than just walking in, picking up the first wand that sparks your interest, and trying to cast some quick spells. Your wand says a lot about you, so you’ll want to do some research to make sure you choose the right one (or, rather, the right one chooses you!).

Luckily, this quick quiz can help determine which wand is right for which witch, and what type of wizard you truly take after

Ollivanders Wand Shop
Ollivanders (photo: @3dstacym)

You’ve just arrived in Kissimmee, what’s the first thing you do?

A. Head straight for the most thrilling of thrill rides!

B. Unpack my luggage and get cozy at my vacation home.

C. Relax poolside — maybe with a bowl full of sherbet lemons in my lap.

D. Explore SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium in search of new and exotic animals.

What’s your can’t-miss Kissimmee attraction?

A. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, of course.

B. I love learning, so the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is on the top of my list.

C. I always have trains on the brain, so you’ll definitely find me on Hogwarts™ Express: Hogsmeade™ Station in Universal Studios Florida.

D. Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides! I'll be on the lookout for some of Florida's wildest creatures in their natural habitat.

Which amazing animals do you hope to see on your Kissimmee vacation?

A. I’d love to see an owl while out on a nature walk through the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve.

B. I want to do more than just see an otter, I want to swim with an otter at Discovery Cove.

C. If I can’t find a phoenix, I’d like to see an alligator. They’re the perfect blend of calm and strong — just like me!

D. I couldn’t possibly choose just one! Maybe I could look for all kinds of underwater creatures at SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando?

It’s time for a night out. Where are you going?

A. It’s important to me that everybody has fun, so I’m happy to let somebody else take the reins.

B. I’m always eager to learn new spells, so you’ll find me at the Great Magic Hall in Old Town Kissimmee.

C. Where else? Kings Dining and Entertainment. I love to bowl in my “spare” time.

D. A nice walk along Lake Toho to see the Monument of States sounds great. I hear it’s really unique, and I love unique!

Finally, what is your signature spell?

A. Expelliarmus (a disarming charm)

B. Wingardium Leviosa (levitation)

C. Apparating (magical transportation)

D. Episkey (a healing charm)

If You Answered Mostly A, Harry Potter’s Wand is Right for You

A child casts his spell at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)

Brave, loyal, and always looking out for others, you’re going to feel like a real wizard wielding Harry Potter’s wand. You’ll love testing your nerve while checking out Kissimmee’s most thrilling rides and attractions just as much as relaxing with friends and family in your very own home away from home.

If You Answered Mostly B, Hermione Granger’s Wand is Right For You

A little girl receives her wand
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)

Eager and oh-so smart, you’re a natural for taking hold of Hermione Granger’s wand and learning everything there is to know about casting spells! Kissimmee is home to plenty of attractions that mix education with entertainment, and you’ll have the time of your life exploring them all.

If You Answered Mostly C, Albus Dumbledore’s Wand is Right For You

If Albus Dumbledore’s wand chooses you, it means you’re calm, cool, collected, and certainly know a trick or two for making the best of any situation. You also may have a sweet tooth for all sorts of muggle treats!

If You Answered Mostly D, Luna Lovegood’s Wand is Right For You

Casting a spell in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Sugarplum's Sweetshop (photo: @napoleonadinamita)

An animal lover who marches to the beat of their own drum is precisely the type of person who should be casting spells with Luna Lovegood’s wand. Be sure to check out all the eco-friendly activities Kissimmee has to offer, and always keep your eyes peeled for the Crumple-Horned Snorkack — you never know where it might turn up!

Four Harry Potter Wands
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley (photo: Hogwartshappyhour)

It’s important to remember that at the end of the day, the right wand will choose you. So, if you find yourself in the wand shop and another wand begins calling your name, get excited! The magic is about to begin.

Are you ready to be the witch or wizard you’ve always dreamed of becoming? Then it’s time to start planning your Kissimmee vacation today! Try our easy-to-use trip planner and check out the latest travel deals. For more exciting getaways ideas, you can subscribe to our newsletter — no magic spells required!

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