LEGOLAND Florida

 

The 150-acre, full-day family theme park has been designed specifically for families with children ages 2 to 12. The largest LEGOLAND Park in the world, it features more than 50 family rides, shows and interactive attractions, restaurants, shopping and beautiful botanical gardens. There is also the Legoland Water Park, a park within a park!

   

Located at the old Cypress Gardens theme park in Winter Haven, about 40 minutes southwest of Downtown Orlando and 45 minutes from downtown Tampa.

   

LEGOLAND Florida will be the fifth park of its kind and the second to be built in the United States.

  

(877) 350-LEGO • florida.legoland.com/

 

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

 

For the first time guests can visit "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" and stroll the streets of Hogsmeade, exploring the sights, sounds and magical wonders therein; and experience thrilling rides and attractions that bring Harry Potter and his friends to life.

   

The signature icon of the park is a massive cliff and castle edifice. Perched atop a steep rock outcrop, it hides a treasure trove of Potter themed secrets (like Dumbledore’s study) and the area’s signature attraction a huge tech motion based ‘flying ‘ ride using a robo-coaster arm to twist and turn through a series of encounters with various Potter villains and creatures. Be prepared to battle Dementors and brave the lair of snake like Basilisks.

   
There is also;

  • Hogwarts: An Introduction to Magic, a special effects show.

  • Dragons Challenge: Perils aplenty to avoid, multiple drops, twists and near miss encounters (formerly Duelling Dragons)

  • The Flying Hippogriff: An exciting junior size coaster (formerly the Flying Unicorn)

  • Magic Quest: A personal scavenger hunt using magic wands to trigger special effects.

  • Hogsmead Village: The shopping and dining heart of the Wizarding World, featuring the Hogwarts Express and regular snow falls transforming a corner of Florida into J.K. Rowlings UK-based creation.

(407) 363 8000 • UniversalOrlando.com/harrypotter/

Animal Kingdom - Disney World

 

Disney's most recent theme park is home to over 1700 animals representing 250 different species, although it is much more than just a traditional zoo.

 

The park is dominated by the immense Tree of Life which forms the central hub of the Animal Kingdom. At over 145 feet high this giant showpiece is a spectacular sight with 325 animals intertwined in its truck and limbs.

 

The park itself features the Kilimanjaro Safari where you'll be transported through the African savannah to see elephants, lions, rhinos, giraffes, gazelles, zebras amongst many others.

 

You will also have a chance of viewing gorillas and even hippopotamuses under water. The park features a number of shows and attractions including Its tough to be a bug, the Dinosaur ride, and The Festival of the Lion King. An early start is advised in order to catch the animals before the midday sun sends them under cover. 

 

1 800-W-DISNEY • DisneyWorld.co.uk

 

Busch Gardens

 

Busch Gardens is a good one hour drive from the attractions in Orlando but is well worth the visit, featuring a number of white knuckle rides and African animal exhibitions, you'll find something for all the family. 

 

Roller coaster addicts will love Kumba (African for YOU MUST BE NUTS!!) and the newest attraction called Cheetah Hunt, a triple launch coaster that carries riders high above the park then races down along the ground through a rocky gorge.

 

Part of the Orlando FlexTicket alliance including SeaWorld, Universal and Wet N Wild this multi day ticket allows you to see all these great parks at a much reduced rate.

 

1 (888) 800-5447 • BuschGardens.com

 

Disney Hollywood Studios - Disney World

 

The action packed Disney Hollywood studios is home to some of the best rides in Orlando. The indoor Rock N Roll Coaster featuring Aerosmith is both big and loud, while the Tower of Terror is sure to have everyone screaming!

 

The backlot tour will not be forgotten in a hurry, while the Indiana Jones epic stunt spectacular really lives up to its name. Jim Hensons Muppet Vision 3D and the live stage version of Beauty and the Beast are also worthy of a mention.

 

1 800-W-DISNEY • DisneyWorld.co.uk

 

EPCOT - Disney World

 

EPCOT is really two parks in one being made up of Future World and the World Showcase.

 

Future World is an interactive technological playground that offers trips around the human body, journeys into space, voyages under the sea and quantum leaps back in time! The most exciting ride is Test Track in which you take up the position of a test track dummy for the duration of the ride!

 

The World Showcase is split into 11 areas around a huge lake. Each area represents a country around the world and has varies attractions and places to eat and drink, so if you fancy having a pint in a traditional English pub you'll know where to head.

 

1 800-W-DISNEY • DisneyWorld.co.uk

 

Islands of Adventure

 

Universals Islands of Adventure is the spot for serious thrill seekers of all ages with some of the biggest and most terrifying rides in Orlando. These include the awesome Incredible Hulk coaster, the amazing Spiderman, Jurassic Park River adventure,  and Doctor Dooms fearfall amongst many others. "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” is a very popular addition to the Park but you’ll need to get there early to beat the queues!

 

(407) 363 8000 • UniversalOrlando.com

 

Magic Kingdom - Disney World

 

Despite being over 35 years old the Magic Kingdom is still the King of the Orlando theme parks. If it is your first time in Orlando then the Magic Kingdom is a must see as it is a truly special place. 

 

The park is made up of a number of different lands all of which connect to a central hub containing Cinderella's castle.

 

The three must do rides are Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain in Frontierland and Space Mountain in Tomorrowland. 

     

You cant visit the Magic Kingdom without going on the It's a Small World ride, once that tune is in your head its stuck in there forever!!

 

1 800-W-DISNEY • DisneyWorld.co.uk

  

Sea World

 

The world famous Sea World is one of the must see attractions in Orlando. The park features numerous animal shows and exhibitions, and some of the biggest rides around. 

 

Sea World is home to Kraken, the biggest and fastest floorless roller coaster in Orlando. It reaches heights equivalent to a 15 floor building and a number of daunting loops all at speeds in excess of 65 mph.

 

The animal shows must get a special mention as they are all fantastic, including the world famous killer whale Shamu who is the star of the park. One word of caution when you go to see Shamu and friends perform, be careful where you sit or make sure you take your umbrella!!

 

1 800-327-2424 • Seaworld.com/seaworld/fla/

 

Universal Studios

 

Universal Studios is a working motion picture studio and television theme park. The park attractions include the awesome Shrek 4-D, Revenge of the Mummy, Terminator 2: 3-D, Twister, Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit and the Simpsons simulator ride just to name a few. If you have never been then  its one to go on the must do list.

 

(407) 363 8000 • UniversalOrlando.com

    

Aquatica

 

Introducing Aquatica, where fun is as endless as the sea itself. It's a place the whole family is sure to love.

 

A waterpark it may be, but it will simply be like no other in the world. Aquatica is inspired by the rugged beauty of the South Sea Islands. In amongst those lush, exotic surroundings, you'll find wide, open white sand beaches, two river rides, two huge wave pools, whimsical animals, 36 water slides, and plenty of spacious areas to relax. It'll be a waterpark that really does have something for everyone.

Aquatica’s signature ride, Dolphin Plunge, will be one of the most unique water rides ever created. Two 300-foot long clear tubes will zoom riders through a 42 foot vertical drop, straight through a crystal blue lagoon - home to our Commerson's dolphins. You'll be able to see them all around as you zip through an underwater section of this amazing ride.

 

(866) 781 1333 • AquaticaBySeaworld.com


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