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If you're looking for something to do on a rainy day, or looking to escape some of that Central Florida heat, look no further. Unlike other indoor trampoline parks, AirHeads Trampoline Arena offers extra excitement and entertainment for the whole family, including unlimited jumping and dodgeball. Get a healthy bit of exercise while burning calories and making long-lasting memories.
Created for families, by families, this indoor entertainment arena provides you with an active, playful atmosphere. The 4 "D’s" of traditional dodgeball—dodge, dip, duck, and dive—have been replaced by the 4 "A’s" of AIR dodgeball—AIR, adrenaline, aim, and avoid. Bring the entire family to this indoor park to experience the real-life thrill of flying through the air, and get hours of exercise while doing it.
Replenish your energy at the onsite cafe offering favorite dishes like pizza, chicken tenders, wings, hamburgers, salads, and wraps.
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Test your puzzle-solving abilities in your choice of 4 challenges involving a deadly plague, historical revelations, lethal terrorists, and a crazed scientist. At Pandemic: Project Hephaestus a mysterious illness, The Red Death, is sweeping the globe. Resume the work of Dr. Andrea McClain, the project's former director, and find a cure for the seemingly unstoppable pathogen by making your way through a secret lab.
Or find your way into the pyramids of Egypt in the Lost Tomb of Monthu, where Jeffery Lowsley, a renowned Egyptologist, disappeared on the verge of a major archaeological discovery. Here, navigate through the tomb and try to unearth an ancient ruby believed to be the link to a lost civilization.
If you like, take on paramilitary White House invaders in Crisis at 1600. The president has gone into hiding, the Secret Service has been wiped out, and a series of missiles are zooming toward the nation's capital. Use the clues in the room, focus on teamwork, and let your imagination assist you in the quest to open the next door and solve the puzzle. Use your head, save the world, and be a hero.
It's up to you to plan a daring rescue mission to save the Caretakers life. A disbarred geneticist named Dr. Vermillion has unleashed his brood of giant wolf-like creates onto the town of Fair Oaks, Oregon. Military and law enforcement efforts have failed to protect their citizens from the creatures and the death toll continues to rise. Deep within the woods lives a hermit the locals have come to know as the Caretaker. It is up to you to save him from the wolves. Read More close
But this course is not only for skilled riders. Whether you are a novice or expert, this is a perfect place to try off-road driving in a safe—although sandy, dirty, and muddy—environment. After a full safety briefing about the vehicles, your trained guide leads you around the property at a pace suited to your preference and skill level.
With safety equipment, helmets, gloves, and goggles all provided, bring you adventurous spirit for an off-road excursion as you ride an ATV through muddy dips and over acres of dirt trails. Whatever the weather in Florida, you can always find a few mud puddles if you want to. On this ATV ride your clothes get very dirty, but you definitely have fun. Read More close
Take this opportunity to visit a great city and experience a unique Dolphin Immersion program at Marineland. Dive in with a bottlenose dolphin and learn about its behaviors and eating habits. Relax and enjoy your time with the help of a life vest, an expert trainer, and plenty of instruction. Watch in awe as these amazing mammals jump, dance, and follow the commands of the trainer. Learn about how these gracious mammals are closely related to the porpoise and are actually very skilled and accurate hunters in the wild.
Next, head out into the town of St. Augustine to enjoy a delightful stroll through the charming city. Meander down its iconic cobblestone streets and alleys, which make this city one of the most enjoyable places in the nation to shop. Head over to visit a centuries-old fort, and then take a look around the country's oldest school house before heading back to Orlando—after an awesome day in the water and immersed in St. Augustine's rich history. Read More close
Head out of Orlando in the morning and relax during your ride to Miami. On the way, enjoy a packed breakfast and familiarize yourself with the local landscape. Once you reach the Everglades, hop in an airboat and hold on to your hat as you speed off for 30 exhilarating minutes. Appreciate the beautiful flora and fauna and keep an eye out for Florida's most famous resident, the American alligator.
After your ride, watch an expert handle slithering snakes and scaly gators. Then depart for the Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami. Spend some time scouring the shops for deals before boarding the Island Queen. Once aboard, see the city from a different perspective, passing homes of the rich and famous and pausing for spectacular photo opportunities on the way.
Finish back on South Beach with some leisure time to take a walk, stop for dinner, or explore the area's Art Deco architecture. Then wind down on your relaxing ride back to Orlando. Read More close
Board an elevated, open-air coach and set out on your adventure. First, take a drive through Crescent J. Ranch to see colonial cattle and Florida's unique cracker horses, which are direct descendants of those brought over by Spanish settlers in the 1500s.
Next, venture into the vast wilderness and flood plain, where you may spot various flora, fauna, and possibly alligators or white-tailed deer. Once you get to the floodplain, take some time to explore the boardwalk over Bull Creek.
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Mount your horse that has been carefully selected to match your riding skills and follow your guide into the 1st of 9 ecosystems you see along the way. Keep your eyes peeled to spot game in the area, including deer, hogs, and turkeys.
Halfway through your ride, dismount and walk along a boardwalk that gives you an up-close view of the marshlands and swamps that cover much of the area. On your way back to camp, ride past the headwaters of Bull Creek and catch a glimpse of an alligator sunning itself on the bank.
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Enjoy roundtrip transportation as you drive to Wild Florida for an exhilarating airboat ride. Keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready as you search for hawks, bald eagles, and ospreys. Feel the power of the engine push you on top of the beautiful blue waterways of the Everglades. Your airboat heads through the natural wilderness that makes this area so peaceful and serene.
Next, head over to the "Alligator Capital of the World," Gatorland. Learn about the incredible birds, snakes, alligators that call Florida home. This expansive zoo features thousands of alligators and crocodiles, a breeding marsh with boardwalk and observation tower, reptile shows, aviary, petting zoo, swamp walk, and educational programs. The park boasts 110 acres (45 ha) to explore. It was even featured in the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Read More close
After posing for a photo inside the iconic, giant gator's mouth, make your way into the park. Stop at the nursery to see baby and toddler gators before making your way past the bird aviary on your way to the Screamin' Gator zipline tour.
Your journey continues with 1,200 feet (356 m) of high-flying, heart-pounding adventure from some of the finest zipline towers in the world. Standing more than 7 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 to the Alligator Breeding Marsh, featuring 130 giant alligators watching from below.
Once you complete your aerial excursion, wander over to watch a gator wrestling show, and take a nature walk out to the swamp before boarding your bus back to your hotel.
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Get up close to alligators, snakes, birds, and other exotic animals from all over the world. Visit the bait shack to feed gators and snakes and then take a snake photo to capture the moment. Watch brave daredevils wrestle 6- to 8-foot (1. 8- to 2. 4-m) alligators for a thrilling man-versus-beast adventure in the Gator Wrestlin' Show.
Cheer on your favorite alligator in the Gator Jumparoo Show and climb the 3-story observation tower to see more than 10 acres (4 ha) of alligator-breeding marsh and natural bird rookery. For an additional cost, try your hand at th zip line, and soar over the park for a great view. Hop on an alligator's back for the ultimate photo opportunity. End your visit with a stop at Allie's Barnyard Petting Zoo to pet and feed some of your favorite animals.
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Sit back and relax as your pilot points out the many sights. Use your headset to communicate with the pilot and other passengers. Don't forget to hook up your iPod to hear the personalized soundtrack to your soaring experience.
At the end of the tour, you have the option to purchase a package that includes your professionally taken pre-boarding photo, standard attraction photos, and a one-of-a-kind, high-definition DVD.
Choose from various tour options including SeaWorld, Disney, Universal Studios, and the Epcot Fireworks. Read More close
The beauty of Central Florida's blue skies is reflected in the many crystal-clear lakes that dot the area. Experience the thrills and spills of an amazing jet ski ride on Lake Bryan, a 450-acre (182-ha) water playground for those addicted to outdoor adventure. Feel the rush and acceleration of a top-of-the-line jet ski. If you're not accustomed to riding, then enjoy a quick lesson from a professional instructor.
This powerful watercraft whisks you across the glassy water and sets you free from the congestion of everyday life. Keep on the lookout for indigenous wildlife, as many animals call this private, spring-fed lake home. Watch for ospreys, hawks, and a variety of fish. At the end of your ride, cruise back over to the beach and chill out while you tell everyone about your journey.
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Each unique package is designed to offer a themed experience, like shooting the compact pistols and machine guns used by secret agents, or the raucous revolvers featured in classic cowboy shootouts. Whether you’re a skilled marksman or a first-time shooter, the expertly trained staff ensures that all your questions are answered and you are comfortable behind the sights of these amazing weapons.
Firearms to choose from include:
- MP5 Machine Gun
- Glock 17 Pistol
- M4 (. 22) Machine Gun
- Side-by-side Shotgun
- Cimarron Revolver
- Lever Action (. 44) Rifle
- AK-47 Machine Gun
- 1911 Pistol
- M4 Machine Gun
- Pump-Action Shotgun
- Walther PPK Pistol
- RPD Belt-Fed Rifle
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Wake up and journey via bus to the iconic waterways of Crystal River, Florida. Home to warm natural springs, Crystal River is a real hot spot for local manatees, who enjoy the water's temperature. Board a boat and head out to see the unique sea cows. Snorkel and swim with the manatees or chill out on the boat, watching and taking pictures from the sidelines. These endangered animals are very gentle, and they might even approach you for an up-close greeting or a belly rub.
Take a break for lunch before heading to Homosassa State Park, one of Florida's best kept secrets. Not only is the park home to manatees, but also to black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, alligators, and river otters. Finally, before heading back to Orlando, visit the stunning underwater viewing chamber for the manatees. A perfect spot for photographs, this chamber offers a crystal-clear view of these majestic creatures, sure to fill your day with wonder and enjoyment.
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On this afternoon trek, take in the fresh air and beautiful citrus groves from a monster truck. The fields of citrus farming, one of Central Florida's largest industries, offer a spectacular location for a monster truck ride. As you cruise around 2,500 acres (1,011 ha) of an open cattle and citrus ranch, the sights and sounds of nature overwhelm your senses. Be on the lookout for wildlife and keep your camera handy to catch the action.
During your excursion, choose to take a shuttle to the groves and pick your own bag of Florida's freshest fruit or stroll over to an authentic country store. Here, get a taste of the real Florida as you peruse the aisles for local food like homemade jam, jelly, and marmalade. Don't forget to grab delicious, fresh, and award-winning orange juice or a lemonade slushy.
Finally, head back to the bus on your monster truck for one last exciting ride through the groves. Experience real Florida in style and bring home fascinating memories. Read More close
Board a state-of-the-art parasail boat at the Disney Contemporary Resort marina. Feel the wind blow through your hair as you gently lift off from the platform on the back of the boat. Then slowly rise up, up, and away into the fresh Florida air as you escape skyward for stunning views. Look north toward downtown Orlando for the Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic. Down below, look at Epcot, Magic Kingdom, and maybe see if you can spot Mickey Mouse.
Relax and enjoy the blue sky from the safety of your harness and life jacket. See if you can spot SeaWorld and Universal Orlando—the neighboring parks. Be sure to take a few photographs while you're up in the air. As your flight comes to an end, watch as your toes slowly come back down to touch the deck of the boat.
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Upon arrival at the Westgate River Ranch, sink your teeth into the tastiest dinner this side of the Mississippi. Dine on a delicious family-style meal of barbecue chicken, hot dogs, corn on the cob, fries, baked beans, and refreshing beverages. Next, embark on a tractor-pulled hayride that takes you into the Kissimmee Island Cattle Company's 7,000-acre (2,832-ha) wildlife management area.
Keep your camera handy during this 45-minute hayride and be on the lookout for animals including white-tailed deer, bald eagles, wild hogs, hawks, sand hill cranes, wading birds, bulls, alligators, and wild turkeys. Capture the entertaining talents of a singing cowboy on video as the rendition of classic and popular country tunes have you smiling from ear to ear.
Then, it's off to the rodeo. Hold on to your hat as you count the 8 seconds and see if your favorite cowboy can stay on the bucking bronco. There is no shortage of adrenaline and excitement on this energy-filled evening and not a bad seat in the house as the arena boasts 1,200 seats. End your evening by trying the mechanical bull ride or moving your feet to the sweet sounds of a local DJ.
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Arrive at the ranch and meet your tour guide to begin a day of exciting ATV fun. After getting orientated with your vehicle and learning important safety lessons, set off on your swamp buggy to explore the ranch. The Partin family is one of Central Florida’s pioneer ranching families and you can expect to learn a wealth of information and history from them.
You can see firsthand the birthplace of cowboys and ranching in the United States, learn where the Florida Cracker Cow came from, and see what Florida looked like 1,000 years ago. Hand feed ranch cows right from the buggy. Also, you have the chance to see many types of wildlife—deer, hogs, turkey, and many native birds. Keep your camera ready to capture precious memories and sights on this one-of-a-kind tour. Read More close
Next, buckle up to the "Rattlesnake Zipline Rollercoaster" and launch from a 65-foot (20-m) high platform and fly at speeds up to 20 miles per hour (32 kph) through the treetops on a nature-inspired rollercoaster-style zipline.
Brace yourself for the longest single straightaway zipline in Florida, the “Peregrine Plunge. ” From a height of 71 feet (24 m), you’ll soar at 30 mph (55 kph) down 1,300 feet (400 m) of extreme zipline. Soar like a peregrine falcon as you lift from your perch and dart out through the pine flatwoods, over the prairie toward your distant prey. This amazing flight leaves you in awe of the breathtaking views of the conservation lands.
Finally, take your turn on the "Panther Pounce. " Challenge yourself and muster up the courage to step off a 68-foot (23-m) platform into a thrilling but safely controlled freefall to the ground below. Make the leap and enjoy pure thrills all the way down. Read More close
Adventure, speed, and excitement await your arrival to Paradise Cove in Orlando, Florida. Located in the heart of the tourist district, Lake Bryan boasts 450 acres (182 ha) of spring-fed water for your enjoyment. Hop aboard your high-powered boat with an expert driver and head out into the lake's glassy middle.
Try your hand at wakeboarding, learning to get up before launching off the wake and soaring high above the water. If you're new to the sport, take in some pointers from your knowledgeable instructor. Before long, feel the rush of wind and perform wake-to-wake maneuvers, impressing your audience back on the boat.
If you're in the mood for a tow around the lake on a tube, let your professional driver accelerate both the boat and your heart rate as you coast through the curves and double back to the wake's choppy waves. If you prefer to stay standing, strap on some waterskis and slalom your way around the lake's smooth terrain—the top-of-the-line equipment ensuring the best possible experience.
Back on land, enjoy the fresh air and soak in the Florida sunshine. Relax on the beach's smooth sand or test your skills in a game of beach volleyball. Either way, it's a great end to an exhilarating day of entertainment. Read More close
After checking in, board your transport vehicle and head deep into the wilderness. Climb up to the observation deck to reach the first of 7 ziplines.
Upon reaching the 2nd platform, take a moment to take in your surroundings, as you're able to see almost 10 miles (17 km) into the distance. In between up to 30-mile-per-hour (48. 2-km/h) zips, you stroll across 4 sky bridges. As you complete your final zip across the forest, you begin to think of all the ways to brag about flying a span of 2 football fields.
Take a short walk along a nature trail before boarding the shuttle back to the visitor center.
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