Your Orlando vacation is not complete without a trip to Kennedy Space Center. Just 45 minutes from popular Orlando attractions and theme parks is NASA's launch headquarters, the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet a veteran astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch.
Experience more on your vacation to Orlando with a daytrip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where the sky isn't the limit: it's just the beginning.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit brings visitors nose-to-nose with the priceless Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before – with payload bay doors open as if it were floating in space. Guests can “be the astronaut” thanks to sophisticated multimedia presentations and more than 60 interactive experiences and simulators that bring to life the people, passion and patriotism behind NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program and the engineering marvel that launched the Hubble Space Telescope and built the International Space Station.
An all-new Angry Birds Space Encounter is also open to Kennedy Space Center visitors! Guests will begin their journey by entering an Angry Birds wormhole, where they will have the opportunity to experience exhibits including:
Create Your Own Angry Bird
Angry Birds Sliding Puzzle
Slingshot Target Game
Danger Zone Mirror Maze
Red Planet Laser Challenge
Ticket Details: Single Admission: Kennedy Space Center admission includes full tour of Kennedy Space Center, IMAX space films, all exhibits and shows, the Kennedy Space Center Bus Tour and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame with interactive space-flight simulators. Admission tickets include a second day free for use at the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame if used within seven days to allow guests to get the full experience.
Parking fee of $10 for automobiles/motorcycles and $15 for RV's & Trailers.
Starting September 2 - December 25, 2014: the Visitor Complex will close at 6PM. December 26, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015: the Visitor Complex will close at 7PM Astronaut Hall of Fame will close at 5:00 PM )
Known internationally as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland is a 110-acre alligator theme park and wildlife preserve, located just minutes away from Sea World, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and the Orlando International Airport on US 441 near the Orlando - Kissimmee border.
Providing affordable family entertainment since 1949, Gatorland has been a vacation destination for millions of visitors from all over the world with its incredible display of huge alligators and crocodiles, train ride, aviary, breeding marsh and bird sanctuary, petting zoo, nature walk, gift shop, and one-of-a-kind shows such as the world famous Gator Jumparoo.
So c'mon inside... your adventure awaits!
We’ve got gators & crocodiles, birds & bears and now the all-new Gator Gully Splash Park has opened at Gatorland, giving guests one more reason to visit Orlando’s only attraction with bite and attitude!
Gatorland's Gator Gully Splash Park is the area's most unique splash zone featuring unusual water sources crafted to resemble some of the parks most popular residents.
Over a quarter-acre and ready to soak, the splash park features a row of giant egrets spilling water from their beaks; dueling water guns mounted on the backs of two giant gators lined up and waiting for a friendly squirtfest with your neighbor; an ol’ jalopy overrun with water and places to splash; a bucket tree that is just perfect for a slow dash and spray for the little ones; and Grandma’s Wet Shack, a veritable fountain of water-based fun for kids of all ages to splash, squirt and play in truckloads of cool H2O. )
Catching a wave in landlocked Kissimmee seems like only a dream. But soon tourists and Central Florida locals will experience the rush of sliding, riding and surfing waves when Fantasy Surf at FantasyWorld Resort.
Fantasy Surf features the patented FlowRider™ system that has the look of surfing and wakeboarding, ride of snowboarding, and tricks of skateboarding in a safe and controlled environment. The thrills and techniques developed from this water experience have even spawned a new competitive sport – Flowriding!
Fantasy Surf will feature a FlowRider™ Double system which is 32 feet wide, 49 feet long and can accommodate 25-30 riders per hour. The padded walls, floor and beach is covered by a three-inch sheet of water that creates a surfable wave. This ride, with its cushioned surface, was designed for wipeouts.
Guest's can show up with their E-ticket voucher and ride based on availability.)
Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild features eco-adventures for the whole family:
New at Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild: Thrill Pack includes Rattlesnake, Peregrine Plunge, Swooping Crane and Panther Pounce.
The Rattlesnake This is next generation ziplining like you’ve never experienced before! This first of its kind ride in the USA will take you screaming through the trees, swinging, swooping, jumping and dipping through 1000ft feet of thrilling adventure. Launching from a 65 foot high platform, you won’t know what’s coming next as you fly at speeds up to 20 mph through the treetops on a nature inspired roller coaster-style zipline. Is it a zipline? Is it a roller coaster? It’s both and it’s absolutely amazing! Check out the video on the top right of this page for a preview of this must experience adventure!
Peregrine Plunge Brace yourself for the longest single straightaway zipline in Florida. From a height of 71 feet, you’ll soar at 30 miles per hour down 1300 feet of extreme zipline! You’ll feel just like a peregrine falcon as you lift from your perch and dart out through the pine flatwoods and over the prairie toward your distant prey. It’s an amazing flight that will have you screaming from the start and leave you in awe of the breathtaking views of the conservation lands.
Panther Pounce The Florida Panther is known to leap from heights up to 18 feet but we expect a lot more from our human visitors. Your challenge is clear on this challenge tower. Muster up the courage to step off a 68’ platform into a thrilling but safely controlled freefall to the ground below. It’s a first of its kind adventure in Florida and an extreme one at that! Once you get up the nerve to make the leap, it’s pure thrills from there! C’mon, let’s show those Florida Panthers how it’s done!
Swooping Crane Ever see Florida’s majestic whooping crane gracefully glide in for a landing? Well, its cousin the Swooping Crane prefers a much more extreme landing! After being hoisted to a height of 55’, it’s your call to decide when you’re ready to come back down. Pulling the rip cord sends you into a state of freefall before soaring and swooping back and forth through the trees and over the brush. Starts out thrilling, ends up relaxing, it’s all fun from start to finish.
Other activity options available include:
Zipline Safari: Prepare yourself for a brand new tree-top nature tour like none other. This thrilling Zipline experience, the first and only of its kind in Florida, allows you the perfect aerial vantage point to learn about Florida’s diverse ecosystems on a one-of-a-kind adventure. Along the two and a half hour journey, you’ll soar through the tree tops, 55 feet off the ground, and make your way across sky-bridges while learning about Florida’s natural flora and fauna from your expert guide. Brace yourself for the sensation of flight as you Zipline smoothly through Pine Flatwoods and over wetlands and prairie, home to native Florida wildlife including alligators, black bears, white tail deer and the endangered Florida Panther, all at speeds up to 25 miles per hour!
Horseback Safari: Forever Florida boasts some of the best horseback riding in Central Florida. The historic trails were first traveled on horseback by Native Americans back in the 1500’s. Enjoy one and 1/2 hours of scenic riding through the 4700 acre Forever Florida wildlife conservation area through 7 different Florida ecosystems. Your adventure even includes a trip through the headwaters of Bull Creek and a relaxing stop at a beautiful boardwalk in the middle of Florida’s wilderness. Your expert guide is there to help you find your way to the best spots and to make sure you don’t miss a single opportunity to spot wildlife. Horses are personally matched to each individual’s personality and level of riding experience so first-timers are welcome.
Coach Safari: Get ready for your wild Florida adventure. Enjoy a two-hour journey into the real Florida beginning with a trip through a picturesque Florida ranch, featuring a living museum of Spanish Colonial Cattle and Florida’s unique Cracker Horses. Your eco-safari will take you on an adventure deep into the 4700 acre Forever Florida wildlife conservation area preserved just as nature intended. This pristine site boasts 9 distinct Florida ecosystems and an endless array of natural flora and fauna including alligators, black bears, white-tail deer and nearly two hundred species of birds. Your expert guide will get you up-close to everything as you make your way over land and water onboard our special open-air safari coaches, elevated 5 feet off the ground for a fantastic view of everything.
Excitement, adrenaline and adventure – iFly offers it all in the flight experience of a lifetime. Indoor Skydiving at iFly Orlando is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for skydivers. No experience is necessary, great fun for all ages, three and up.
Simply put, iFly is flying; you will soar on a column of air inside a vertical wind tunnel. The vertical wind tunnel moves air up in a vertical column, creating the indoor skydiving experience.
iFly is the world leader and most experienced company when it comes to vertical wind tunnels. iFly uses superior technology and is unique; multiple fans located at the top of the flight chamber produce a wall-to-wall airflow that is smooth and fun to fly in. The air flow is totally controllable; this, combined with our professional instructors, makes for the most exciting flight experience possible.
Flyers do not need any previous experience to fly! At iFly, you will learn how to fly your body in a controlled manner with the assistance of your instructor. Our professional flight instructors will provide you with all of your flight gear, along with the fundamental skills for body flight through a classroom training session. All you have to do is get ready to smile because this will be the most exciting thing you have ever accomplished!
Skydivers love freefall because it's the closest possible thing to true human flight. Now everyone can experience the same exhilaration, in a safe environment, in full view of family and friends!
Everything that you need for a flight experience is waiting for you at iFly. No experience is needed, just a sense of adventure and a yearning for the supreme personal flight experience. The innovative sport of body flight is always new and always exciting.
iFly Orlando gives you the flight experience of a lifetime at our attraction centrally located in the Orlando area, just off International Drive
We are open every day and offer check in times as early as 9:30am and throughout the day until 9:30pm. The entire process lasts roughly 90 minutes. Each of our flight packages includes not only your flight time, but also your pre-flight training and gear rental. We take ages 3 and up and all of our prices are the same for children and adults. Any flyers over 6' tall may not exceed 250 pounds and any flyers under 6' tall may not exceed 230 pounds. We also recommend not flying if you have ever had a history of neck, back, or heart problems or if you have ever had a prior shoulder dislocation.
Pirate's Cove, the "original Adventure Golf," offers an unequaled miniature golf experience! The adventure and legends of infamous pirates come to life in our award-winning them park settings. Putt your way through caves, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls, all amidst a fun-filled atmosphere of natural wonders, extraordinary landscaping and enchanting pirate lore.
Voted "Best in Florida" by Orlando Magazine, Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf courses are renowned for their innovative hole designs, lush landscaping, and entertaining pirate theming.
The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life as you enter our world of 18th century buccaneers--sunken ships, cascading waterfalls, dreaded pirate dungeons and lush, tropical vegetation. And watch out for stray cannon shots from the wily skeleton lofting cannon fire from his old raft!
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf's manicured courses are specifically designed to provide maximum enjoyment for kids and adults alike. Discover the fun!
Extreme fun for the whole family located in the tourist corridor of Hwy 192, near Disney World. We have 4 go-kart tracks, 2 speed tracks and 2 multi-level tracks that reach 45 feet in the air. Plus the world’s tallest SkyCoaster at 300 feet. It's part sky-diving, part hang-gliding, all Thrills. Add the terrifying Hot Seat ride, the Screamer, a Paratrooper ride and the Rockstar spinning Coaster for some extreme fun. There are rides for pre-schoolers as well, and Bumper cars, Fun Slide and a Carousel. Ad over 60 arcade games for more fun. 10 acres of fun with fun for everyone in the family.
Part of the Fun Spot Family of Attractions. Named by the Orlando Sentinel as the “Best Budget Attraction” for five years.
Kid Rides Baron Planes – Fly your sop with Camel through the air chasing enemy places.
Castle Mania - Bounce, jump, slide and scream as you join your friends in this mini House of Fun.
Convoy – Hey good Buddy, round up the trucks and take off for an adventure.
Cyber Jets – For those wanting more the jet age for their air flights.
Kiddie Bumper Cars – All of the fun that adults have with smaller and gentler bumps.
Kiddie Coaster – Great beginner coaster. A coaster with dips rather than drops.
Family Rides Carousel – A Classic American ride for all ages and heights. HR – no requirement if accompanied by an adult
Fun Slide - Two story slide, for those who wish for FUN in their slide. HR – no requirement if accompanied by an adult
Bumper Cars – Don’t worry about bug bites or a goose, you’ll get your bumps from your friends. HR – Children 36" – 45" must be accompanied by an adult.
Flying Bob – A bobsled ride in Florida? After this ride you may want to “Chill Out” HR – Children 36" – 41" must be accompanied by an adult.
Screamer – Froghopper ride for the little ones. HR – Children 36" – 41" must be accompanied by an adult.
Screaming Eagles - Get in the bird and you decide how to move its head and tail. HR – Children 36" – 41" must be accompanied by an adult.
Surf’s Up – Hang ten as this ride provides waves of fun. HR – Children 36" – 41" must be accompanied by an adult.
Tilt – A- Whirl – A timeless classic, this ride still provides the thrill and fun for all ages. HR – Children 36" – 41" must be accompanied by an adult.
YoYo - Lifts you high and swings you fast. HR – must be at least 42" to ride.
Thrill Rides Paratrooper – Get lifted forwards and backwards on this ride that takes around. HR – Must be 46” to ride.
Hot Seat – Some say it’s as scary as our Sky Coaster. Some say it’s scarier. You decide. HR – Must be at least 48” to ride.
Rockstar - This wild mouse – type of roller coaster spins as much as you, and the weight distribution allows. A crazy spin of fun. HR – Must be 48" to ride.
Sky Coaster – Cross between sky diving and paragliding. HR – must be 42" to ride. (Separate Ticketed Item)
Go-Karts Chaos – This BLUE multi-layer track gives turns and twists in so many unexpected ways. HR – Children 36" – 53" must be accompanied by an adult.
Vortex – This YELLOW track four stories tall, and is famous for the steepest banking curve of 32 degrees. HR – Children 36" – 53" must be accompanied by an adult.
Road Course – This GREEN track testes your skills in speed and curves. HR – Must be 56" to ride
Slick – This RED track tests your skills to handle slippery when wet. HR – Must be 56" to ride
The Orlando Odditorium appears to be sinking into one of Florida's infamous sinkholes. For over 40 years Robert Ripley, the modern Marco Polo and the real-life Indiana Jones, traveled the world collecting the unbelievable, the inexplicable and the one-of-a-kind. All of it is amazing and much of it extremely amusing. His collection is housed in over 27 museums in 10 countries. Each museum's collection is 90% unique and different. As Ripley's ghost says ..."Come in... look around... and see if you Believe It or Not!")
Our Orlando amusement park, Fun Spot America Orlando, offers countless hours of family, tween, teen and kid fun conveniently located just minutes from Universal Studios in the heart of International Drive.
Kid Spot Area is designated for those only 24”– 36” El Paso Train – Come ride the little train that is rolling down the tracks to Fun Spot.
Froghopper – It takes you up and a little bounce down, and then another and another. Must be 36” to ride.
Happy Swing - Just sit right back and smile as you swing a breeze over you.
Scooby-Boo - Bounce, jump, slide and scream as you join Shaggy and Scooby in this mini House of Fun.
Super Trucks – Drive in that big payload good buddy and honk that horn.
Swirling Swing – Great beginner swing. A gentle lift for the kids.
Tea Cups – Picture perfect time on the original “Sit and Spin.” Must be 32” to ride.
Cadet Track– Take the wheel for this beginner go-kart track.
Kiddie Coaster - Little ones can enjoy their size of fun on this coaster. Must be 36” to ride.
Family Rides Fun for the whole family. Carousel – A Classic American ride for all ages and heights. No requirement if accompanied by an adult.
Fun Slide - Two story slide, for those who wish for FUN in their slide. No requirement if accompanied by an adult.
Bumper Boats – Nothing better on hot day than to boat under a fountain while squirting your friends. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Bumper Kars – Don’t worry about bug bites or a goose, you’ll get your bumps from your friends. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Ferris Wheel – See I-Drive and Orlando from 100 feet in the air. Children under 46” must be accompanied by an adult.
Tilt – A- Whirl – A timeless classic, this ride still provides the thrill and fun for all ages. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Freedom Flyer – Take a ride on our steel suspended roller coaster. Great for the entire family. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Huge Thrills For those seeking thrills on HUGE –ER level! Paratrooper – Get lifted forwards and backwards on this ride that takes around. Must be 46” to ride.
Scrambler – Spins you backwards, inward and outward. Can you just remember which spin is when? Must be 46” to ride.
Rip Curl – Experience our Himalaya and hold on tight, as you take part on this musical ride. Must be 48” to ride.
Enterprise – Experience this sideways Ferris Wheel as it takes you on a somersault of adventure. Must be 54” to ride.
White Lightning – Orlando’s only wooden roller coaster! Expands over 2,000 ft and features a unique 90 degree turn! Must be 48” to ride.
SkyCoaster – A cross between skydiving and paragliding. Must be 42” to ride. (Separate Ticketed Item)
Go-Karts Experience our one of a kind Multi-Level Track! Commander – This GREEN multi-story track is our longest yet, great for all sizes. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Quad-Helix - This YELLOW four story track is famous for its helixes. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Conquest – This BLUE three layer tack give’s you Orlando’s only “ski jump” as you crest the 30 foot hill. Children 36”– 45” must be accompanied by an adult.
Thrasher – This RED flat track is a slick track that you can slide on through hairpin turns and curves that double back. )
Titanic - The Experience has opened their new permanent home at 7324 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819, ½ mile North of Sand Lake Road.
Explore full scale recreations of Titanic’s most famous locales, including her Grand Staircase, First Class Parlor Suite, Veranda Cafe and Promenade Deck.
Exceptionally trained historians in period costume portray famous Titanic notables such as Captain Smith and Molly Brown, sharing stories of her passengers and crew during a guided journey. The multi-room exhibit also showcases an Iceberg which guests can touch to experience the cold of that fateful night.
An extensive Underwater/Expedition area displays an 8-foot replica of Titanic as she appears on the bottom of the Atlantic today as well multiple screens showing never before seen HD footage of the wreck shot during the most recent expedition, led by exhibit owner, G. Michael Harris.
Visitors can explore the ships interiors, learn about expeditions to the Titanic and discover answers to what happened the night of the sinking.
This attraction ticket does not include the Dinner Event.)
This excursion is operated by Florida Dolphin Tours, Inc.
This day at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex includes: Ground Transportation, Tour Guide and KSC Tour of NASA’s Launch Headquarters, both IMAX films, all shows and exhibits and a visit to the Astronaut Hall of Fame. The tour includes stops at the four story LC-39 observation gantry where guests get a bird’s eye view of the space shuttle launch pads and parts of the world’s busiest space launch facility.
The second tour stop is the acclaimed Apollo/Saturn V Center, where guests walk beneath a massive Saturn V rocket, relive Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon and experience the thunderous rumble of a Saturn V moon rocket lift off.
The day continues with IMAX movie screenings of “The Dream is Alive,” where visitors experience life in space, or “Space Station 3-D,” which takes them on a virtual trip to the International Space Station in a fully immersive big-screen environment.
Guests also enjoy the many other shows and exhibits at the Visitor Complex including a chance to meet a real astronaut at the Astronaut Encounter Show and enjoy the zany live-action show “Mad Mission to Mars 2025.”
The day is topped off with a visit to the new Astronaut Hall of Fame, located at the entrance to Kennedy Space Center. This new attraction features the world’s largest collection of personal astronaut mementos, plus historic spacecraft, one-of-a-kind space legacies and hands on activities. Guests can sit in a mission control console, take a virtual moonwalk, feel the pull of 4 Gs in the G-Force Simulator and land the Space Shuttle! )
Imagine entering a crime scene and being the one responsible for noticing and collecting every trace of evidence. The pressure is on: you know the analysis of your evidence must be scientifically sound to crack the case.
CSI: The Experience is a completely immersive exhibit that invites visitors to enter "crime" scenes where they identify and record evidence. It takes them inside "laboratories" for scientific testing and to "autopsy" rooms for pathology analysis. Then it returns them to the "office" to build their case. The exhibit brings to life the real scientific principles and the most advanced scientific techniques used today by crime scene investigators and forensic scientists.
Seasonal Opening Hours Beginning September 30, 2014 until November 3, 2014, the operating hours are as follows: Monday -Thursday 10am - 6pm (with last admission at 5pm) Friday - Saturday 10am - 9pm (last admission at 8pm) Sunday 10am - 8pm (last admission at 7pm)
WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with over 100 interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages to experience. The most eye-catching feature of WonderWorks is the attraction’s dramatic exterior – a three-story tall, classically designed building that appears to have landed upside down, atop a 1930s era brick warehouse.
Experience the trembling of a 5.3 earthquake, be blown away by 71mph hurricane force winds, maneuver the controls of a NASA spacecraft to land the shuttle, step inside an astronaut space suit, feel the sensation of 3,500 nails elevate you, fly a fighter jet, make a 3-D impression of your entire body on the WonderWall, design and ride your own roller coaster, play virtual sports plus much more! New attractions - the XD Theater 4D extreme motion ride and 3 Story indoor ropes challenge course-located in the basement/the 3rd level.
While visiting WonderWorks, don’t miss Orlando’s Funniest Dinner Show, The “Outta Control” Magic-Comedy Dinner Show. Enjoy unlimited fresh hand-tossed pizza, popcorn, beer, wine and soft drinks. To purchase your dinner show ticket or a WondeWorks combo package go to The Outta Control Dinner Show listed under Theatre Shows.)
Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is an interactive journey that uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar. Our Personal Chocolate Tour Guide joins forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to take guests through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, a Mystical River of Chocolate and a Micro Batch Bean-to-the-Bar Factory utilizing old world machinery.
With an opportunity to create a customized chocolate bar, Chocolate Kingdom is the most unique chocolate experience in North America and will inspire and amaze chocoholics of all ages.
Factory Tours begin at 12 pm and are scheduled every hour on the hour until 6 pm.
Clip in and “zip” off on an exciting outdoor adventure with the all-new Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland. Your journey will take you along 1,200 feet of high flying, heart pounding adventure from some of the finest zip line towers in the world. Standing over seven stories tall, these amazing towers feature multilevel launch pads and breathtaking views from high above the treetops.
Soar through the air and defy gravity over some of the theme park’s star attractions, including Cuban and Nile crocodiles, before heading over the Alligator Breeding Marsh, complete with one hundred and thirty giant alligators watching from below!
Screamin’ Gator Zip Line Requirements:
Participants must be at least 37" tall and weigh between 65 and 275 lbs., and must fit safely into the zip line harnesses (Guests may be required to weigh in at time of participation).
Participants must wear closed toe shoes. Skirts, dresses, and short shorts are discouraged.
For the safety of the animals and park guests below the zip lines, cameras and other personal items may not be taken on your adventure. Secure lockers will be available for storing your belongings.
Guests will be required to sign a Release, Liability Waiver, and Consent Agreement prior to their launch. Minors under the age of 18 MUST have a Liability Waiver and Consent Agreement executed and signed by a parent or natural guardian.
48 hour cancellation required for full refund on your zip line reservation. If you need to change your launch date or time, please contact Gatorland a minimum of 24 hours prior to your scheduled launch to reschedule. If your launch is canceled due to inclement weather, a rain check will be issued for a future launch within one year from the date of your originally scheduled visit.
Screamin’ Gator Zip Line Features:
Launch from heights of up to 65 feet
Soar across five intense zip lines ranging in length from 230 feet to more than 500 feet, and carefully cross a swinging bridge over the park’s main walkway
Fly at speeds near 30 miles per hour over alligators and crocodiles
Equipment (helmet, gloves and harness) provided
This incredibly entertaining and educating 2 hour experience begins with a brief safety and orientation session. The best part is the low price of $61.24 includes all day admission to Gatorland, The Alligator Capital of the World.)
Jungle Adventures, "A Real Florida Animal Park," is the natural habitat jungle home of our famous 200 foot long roadside wonder, Swampy, the World's Largest Alligator. Come and experience Live Guided Wildlife Encounters with Rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears, Wolves, White-Tailed Deer, Tropical Birds, Reptiles and Mammals. Take a Jungle Swamp Cruise and be surrounded by more than 200 Alligators. They'll come chompin' and you'll come stompin' to our Gator Jamboree Feeding.
See how Spanish Conquistadores lived in the 16th Century at our Replica Spanish Fort and go on a Live Guided Exploration of our Native American Indian Village Replica.
It's all so close to civilization...yet still a world apart. )
Imagine being at the controls of a Boeing 737 jet airliner, maneuvering at 600 knots in and F-16 or F-35 fighter jet or driving a Formula One race car. Simulators at the Sim Center Tampa Bay provide realistic visuals and sound for a life-sized experience.
Sim Center is the newest Tampa Bay attraction and it has already getting much attention on travel sites such as tripadvisor.com. It currently houses three flight simulators: a Boeing 737 jetliner, an F-16 and an F-35 fighter jet simulator, and a Formula 1 race car simulator, all of which you can fly in pre-scheduled time slots. The two fighter jets are linked together so that a team of 2 can complete a mission together.
While the simulator experience we offer is for fun, and most of our customers are beginners in flying or racing, our simulator units are seriously realistic so we can satisfy and challenge any professionals, too! If you are looking for things to do in the Tampa Bay area, our facility is a must see. Our brand new, 6,000 sqft simulator center is also a perfect location for parties of any kind and size. )