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Kissimmee: Wild Florida Everglades Airboat & Wildlife Park

1. Kissimmee: Wild Florida Everglades Airboat & Wildlife Park

Just a short drive from Orlando, the Disney area, Kissimmee, the Space Coast, and the Orlando International Airport, Wild Florida offers the best of Orlando’s most sought-after activities: airboat rides, alligators and wildlife. This Orlando Everglades tour is widely known as the most beautiful ride in Central Florida. Hop aboard to explore 4,200 acres of beautiful lush scenery, including protected swamps, marshes and rivers, at the heart of the Central Florida Everglades. In addition to incredible airboat rides, you can enjoy a real Florida barbecue, exotic animal exhibits, a tropical bird aviary, a gift shop and a 500-foot (150 meter) sightseeing dock. Wild Florida is owned and operated by one of Florida’s pioneer families that know the meaning of southern hospitality. This is one of the only airboat companies in Central Florida that privately owns their property. The facility is properly insured with a fleet of US Coast Guard approved boats and captains. Day or night, they are prepared to offer individual, family, group and corporate experiences you’ll never forget.

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Kissimmee: 1-Hour Airboat Everglades Adventure Tour

2. Kissimmee: 1-Hour Airboat Everglades Adventure Tour

Travel back in time to the days before over-development and theme parks, and experience the unspoiled swamps of Florida on a thrilling airboat ride. Departing from Kissimmee, discover the largest living estuary in the world at Shingle Creek, where the splendor of nature offers a more authentic Florida experience. As you speed through the swamps, your captain will tell stories of the American Indians and history of the early settlers who carved their trails into the swamps of Central Florida. The state-of-the-art boats allow unobstructed views for all passengers, and the diversity of wildlife and plant life will keep your eyes and camera busy. Feel the subtropical climate that promotes lush vegetation and provides natural habitats for a variety of species as you explore swamp marsh and wet prairie.

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Orlando: Swim with Manatees with Optional Breakfast & Lunch

3. Orlando: Swim with Manatees with Optional Breakfast & Lunch

The gentle manatees of the Crystal River await your arrival on this delightful day-long tour where you can swim with these curious creatures. Your day will begin with complimentary pickup from one of the key meeting points in Orlando, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista and Disney. You will then be whisked away to the picturesque Crystal River. Crystal River is home to the curious and endangered manatee. Also known as Sea Cows, these creatures are most definitely the gentle giants of the marine world. Here you have the chance to snorkel or swim in the clear blue waters. Manatees are curious creatures and will often come to greet those who choose to snorkel or swim. They may even roll over to be tickled! Those who prefer to stay above water may wish to simply sit back, relax and enjoy the natural surroundings. After lunch you will visit the beautiful Homosassa State Park, one of Florida’s best kept secrets. At the state park you will have the chance to see many of Florida’s endangered species, such as the state panther. You will also have the chance to watch the manatees again from an underwater viewing chamber. Fun, relaxed and light-hearted, this day-long tour and swim with the manatees is the perfect tour choice for the whole family!

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Orlando: Aquatica Water Park Admission Ticket

4. Orlando: Aquatica Water Park Admission Ticket

From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando, delights all ages. You’ll find 59-acres of water-filled fun, with everything from up-close animal encounters to thrilling rides and 80,000 square-feet of white sand beaches available. If you're looking to kick back and relax, look no further. While the family takes thrilling spills on body slides and raft rides, you can take a moment to relax on some of Aquatica's more laid back attractions. Enjoy lazy rivers, beaches and more at Aquatica. We know planning a day for your littlest adventurers can be a challenge, so we’ve pulled together a list of kid-friendly attractions that your little ones are sure to love. Whether your family includes tiny tykes or independent adventurers, you're sure to find play areas fit for the whole family.

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Fun Spot America: Orlando or Kissimmee Admission Ticket

5. Fun Spot America: Orlando or Kissimmee Admission Ticket

Feel the wind in your hair on Central Florida’s only wooden roller coasters. Ride either the renowned White Lightning in Orlando or the brand new Mine Blower in Kissimmee, the only wooden coaster with a full 360-degree barrel roll in Florida. For extreme thrill seekers, Fun Spot America is home to the world’s two tallest and largest SkyCoasters. Part skydiving and part hang gliding, the 300-foot SkyCoaster in Kissimmee takes the title for the tallest, while the Orlando SkyCoaster stands at 250 foot. Grandparents? Non-Riders? No problem. Fun Spot America boasts free admission for those who do not wish to ride but there are still plenty of things to see, do, and eat. Enjoy delicious burgers, deep fried Oreos, or funnel cakes topped with whipped cream or choose from the lighter options of salads and smoothies.

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Orlando: Eat, Play and Shop Digital Discount Card

6. Orlando: Eat, Play and Shop Digital Discount Card

Experience Orlando's top restaurants and shops and get up to 50% off with the Eat and Play Card. Simply download the digital app and have your savings at your fingertips. After downloading, just enter the activation PIN provided and start saving straight away at restaurants, attractions, and shops. Show your digital card at any of the participating venues and watch your savings pile up. With your card, you can search for merchants by category, or use interactive maps, including the "What's Near Me" feature. View merchant offers, descriptions, websites, contact information, and get detailed directions. Access savings using your digital card without the need for data or WiFi. Participating restaurants include: • Denny’s • TGI Friday’s • Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville • Red Lobster • Hash House a Go-Go • Earls Kitchen • Pizza Hut • McDonald’s • Café Tu Tu Tango • El Patron Restaurante Mexicano • Texas Roadhouse • Ichiban Buffet (Sushi and Hibachi) • Outta Control Dinner Show • Big Fin Seafood Kitchen • Senor Frogs • Chevys Fresh Mex • Frankie Farrell’s Irish Pub • Chili's • Carrabba's Italian Kitchen • Black Angus Steakhouse • Cafe Mineiro Brazilian Steakhouse • Aashirwad Indian • Friendly’s • UNO Chicago Grill • The Pub Orlando Attractions: • Gatorland • WonderWorks • Medieval Times • Ripley’s Believe it or Not! • Pirate’s Cove Mini Golf • iFLY Indoor Skydiving • Wild Florida Airboats • Dinosaur World • Titanic – The Artifact Exhibition • I-Drive NASCAR • Daytona International Speedway Tour • Celebration Golf Club Shops: • Macy’s • Bloomingdale's • Tommy Hilfiger • Samsonite Factory Outlet • Quiet Flight Surf Shop • Reebok Outlet Stores • Golfsmith • Orlando Premium Outlets

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Daytona Beach: Daytona 500 NASCAR Race Ticket

7. Daytona Beach: Daytona 500 NASCAR Race Ticket

Enjoy roundtrip guided transportation from a list of designated free pickup locations in the Orlando, Kissimmee, Disney, and Lake Buena Vista areas to the Daytona International Speedway. Once there, receive all the necessary tickets for the event and a way to get in contact with the tour guide if needed.  Watch the Daytona 500 race, known as The Great American Race. No race has the guaranteed power to elevate careers and change lives, generation after generation, as the DAYTONA 500 does. Prior to the start of The Great American Race, experience the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show, a heart-pounding pre-race show that has featured performers such as Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, and Kelly Clarkson. The day tour lasts approximately 12 hours with the departure time being determined based upon the completion of the races.

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From Orlando: Transfer to Kennedy Space Center

8. From Orlando: Transfer to Kennedy Space Center

Transfer to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, Florida, and spend the day learning more about space travel at your own pace. Enjoy a convenient and comfortable transfer from Orlando, Kissimmee or Lake Buena Vista This transportation only option allows you to explore all sections of the Kennedy Space Center on your own. Confront history in the making in restricted areas, and walk beneath the massive Saturn V space rocket. Meet a real astronaut, and ride the Shuttle Launch Experience simulator that will literally take you out of this world. Watch IMAX movies about space travel, and stroll around the incredible rocket garden. Discover what it’s like to be on a space shuttle returning to earth on the jet flight simulator. See 3D movies that take you to the moon. The out-of-this-world package includes round-trip transportation from various meeting points, and assistance from the driver/guide.

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Orlando: Sightseeing Flex Pass, Discounts, and Trolley Tour

9. Orlando: Sightseeing Flex Pass, Discounts, and Trolley Tour

Boost your vacation with access to over 20 family-friendly attractions and experiences, showing off the best of authentic Orlando with your flex pass. The flex pass is perfect for families, as well as travelers with limited time, who want to explore as much of the city as possible. Customize your flex pass to include 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions, and see the very best that Orlando has to offer. Get to know the local vibe in the Old Town Kissimmee entertainment district or take a Wild Florida Airboat Tour through the natural wetlands to see the infamous South Florida alligators. Take to the sky on a helicopter sightseeing tour over the eclectic Kissimmee Theme Park or the exotic Gatorland Wetlands Park. Make your way downtown with 7-day access to the hop-on hop-off trolley tour through exciting International Drive, providing quirky and easy access to the attractions included in the flex pass. Save over 50% on admission fees to distinctive outdoor experiences like the Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park or the Coco Keys Water Park. Fly through the I-Drive NASCAR Raceway on the indoor go-kart track at speeds up to 45MPH. Join the newest trend for immersive gaming at the award-winning Escape Game Orlando, where each room is a vibrant puzzle for the whole group to solve. Amusement park magic comes with amusement park prices, and the 'Theme Park Capital of the World' can cost a lot for a family vacation package. But, thanks to your flex pass, enjoy substantial discounts to local restaurants, dining experiences, and shopping areas, saving you a considerable amount of money during your trip.

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What people are saying about Kissimmee

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 324 reviews

Our guide was very friendly & knowledgeable. He stopped at certain places, explained about the various types of birds, snails & other wildlife. Despite the temperatures being a bit chilly we were able to see some crocodiles suning themselves. My family & I enjoyed our tour, found it very informative & educational; we definitely would recommend it to others.

The driver was very friendly and accommodating. The dive staff was very entertaining. Diner food was great.

It was a great experience. The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. The tour lasted almost two hours.

Very informative Capt Chris Passmore was wonderful in explaining our adventure

Everyone and all the facilities are perfect. Great food!