There is an enormous selection of attractions in Orlando.
On this page we list just a handful of the many attractions on offer - these are just a few of our favorites:
Walt Disney World
The Magic Kingdom
A firm favorite with young children - and adults too!!
This park not only has fantastic rides located in Future World, but also has a lake surrounded by the World Showcase of eleven different countries each serving the cuisine of their particular country. Epcot is a great hit with all ages.
This park has a range of superb rides and shows, 'Tower of Terror ' is a ride not to be missed, as is the night-time firework extravaganza of 'Fantasmic'.
Explore the immersive new 'Pandora - The World of Avatar'. Another not-to-be-missed attraction is the 'Kilimanjaro Safari', in a jeep bumping along a mud track - the photo opportunities are endless and you really believe you are out on the savannah. Like the other Walt Disney World parks, there are other attractions like the 3D 'It's Tough To Be a Bug', and there is an afternoon parade and other fun rides. Disney combines education and fun in this park - a great day out.
An amazing water park designed to resemble a ski resort - there are ski lifts, a 'toboggan' run 'bobsled' rides - a really fun place for all age groups.
There are slides, pools, a slow river, a surf pool and a saltwater artificial coral reef with tropical fish that you can snorkel through.
While the Harry Potter-themed area and rides are a huge draw, this theme park has lots of amazing rides, from the rather tame, but very cute, 'ET Adventure' and the exhilarating ride 'Revenge of the Mummy'.
|Islands of Adventure
The big rides in this park are not for the faint-hearted as there are some pretty scary white knuckle rides - a huge hit with teenagers. However attractions such as 'The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman', 'Jurassic Park River Adventure' and the water rides are a huge hit with all ages. 'Seuss Landing' has lots of cute attractions for the little ones.
Sea World not only has killer whales, sharks, penguins, manatees, sea lions, otters and many other fabulous animals, it also has some good white-knuckle rides. 'Kracken' is the tallest longest, fastest and only floorless rollercoaster in Orlando. On their website you will find details of dining, special packages on offer and descriptions of their rides. so if you like animals and rollercoaster rides, you might like to try Sea World.
Just across the street from Sea World is its sister park Discovery Cove. This is a very different experience and is a great place to go to have a break from the hectic theme parks. It is a quiet and relaxing day - and you can even swim with a dolphin.
Attractions a Little Further Afield
A park which has both animal attractions and roller coaster rides.
|Kennedy Space Center
An amazing place to visit: there are some awesome exhibits as well as IMAX shows, tours round Cape Canaveral and if you time it right, you might just be lucky enough to see a rocket launch.
Useful services provided by all theme parks include:
Lockers, Stroller rentals, wheelchairs (electric also availiable)
All the theme parks provide a range of eateries, from burgers and fries and sandwiches to a three course meal with waiter service - the choice is yours.