Top Orlando Attractions for Families

Planning a family trip to Orlando soon? With so many awesome attractions on offer, you’ll be spoilt for choice! 

With sensational theme parks, massive entertainment complexes, and beautiful beaches, it’s no wonder Orlando is the most-visited destination in the U.S. 

For unique and exciting experiences that everyone will enjoy, check out our day tours from Orlando, and keep reading to discover our top 10 family-friendly attractions in Orlando. 

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Aquatic Fanatics will love Aquatica Orlando

There’s no better way to splash your cash than with a day out at Aquatica Orlando!

Located on the aptly-named Water Play Way, you’re sure to have a fantastic time at this wacky water park. This park offers super-sized slides, thrilling wave pools, and riveting rapids.

Animal-lovers can ride a slide through a pool filled with playful dolphins, raft through an underwater grotto of stingrays, and even feed sea turtles!

Travel to Infinity and Beyond at the Kennedy Space Center

For an afternoon that’s out of this world, head to the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island. 

Discover your favourite space heroes and legends in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, enjoy mind-blowing 3D space films, and even observe a live rocket launch!

Start your journey into the stratosphere with our full-day #1 Kennedy Space Center Tour

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Make Furry Friends at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Get up close and personal with wildlife from around the world at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. 

Just 20 miles north of Orlando, hundreds of animals call this 116-acre zoo home, including leopards, warthogs, bald eagles, black bears, and more.

Feed giraffes and visit the zoo’s resident greater one-horned rhino, PJ, before having fun in the sun at the tropical splash ground, racing on the aerial adventure course and admiring the beautiful botanical gardens. 

Take on the Epic Rides at Universal Orlando 

Two sensational theme parks and one mega water park make up this massive 541-acre resort. 

Dare to board the breathtaking rides at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and experience the magical movie worlds of Harry Potter, Marvel, and Jurassic Park.

Slip and slide your way around the resort’s water park, Volcano Bay, before chilling out at the blissful Waturi Beach with a delicious meal from one of its many on-site restaurants. 

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Train Your Brain at WonderWorks Orlando

With over 100 interactive exhibitions, WonderWorks is a guaranteed workout for your body and mind!

Enjoy weird and wacky exhibits across 6 themed zones, including a glow-in-the-dark ropes course, 4D extreme-motion ride and nightly magic comedy dinner show.

If endless edutainment is up your alley, check out our all-access WonderWorks Orlando tickets.

Enjoy Infinite Fun at ICON Park

With more than 50 attractions, including a 400-foot tall observation wheel, there’s something for everyone at ICON Park.

Make fishy friends at the Sea Life Aquarium, embark on axe-throwing adventures at the Max Action Arena, and hang out with superheroes and Hollywood’s hottest celebrities at Madame Tussauds. 

Admission to the park is free, and you can save by buying combination tickets for multiple attractions. Or, check out our ICON Park Play Pass, which includes access to The Wheel, Museum of Illusions, Madame Tussauds and Sea Life Orlando, as well as five other top attractions.

Meet Monsters at Gatorland

With more American alligators than anywhere else in the world, no trip to Florida would be complete with a visit to Gatorland.

Featuring thousands of alligators and crocodiles, live shows, and a one-of-a-kind breeding marsh, it’s the perfect family trip for fans of these ferocious beasts.

Once you’re all reptiled-out, head to the Gator Gully Splash Park to cool off, before soaring above roaming alligators and crocodiles on the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line.

Check out our fast-track admission tickets with zipline included, here


Get Crafty at Crayola Experience Orlando

With countless arty activities on offer, Crayola Experience Orlando is a great choice for creative kids of all ages. 

As well as the chance to create digital art and personalised colouring pages, the park also has several crayon-themed play areas and a Crayon Factory, where you can see how these magical markers are made.

Colour the day away and access all of the park’s 27 attractions with our queue-jump tickets

Hoop and Holler at an Orlando Magic Basketball Game 

Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as you watch the pros dribble, drive and dunk in this energetic and unpredictable game.

With stunning pregame light and video shows, exciting halftime entertainment and a range of bars and restaurants to choose from, it’s sure to be a slam-dunk of a day out! 

If you’re besotted with basketball, have a look at our 5-hour round trip NBA Orlando Magic Game Tickets — with expert guide and transport included.

Start your Orlando Adventure Today!

With so much on offer in Orlando, it’s easy to see why this giant playground is one of the must-visit destinations for families in the U.S. 

To get the most from your holiday, why not have a look at our unforgettable day trips and tours from Orlando? Led by one of our expert guides, and with transportation and admission included, we’ll take care of everything – so you can focus on making memories that will last a lifetime. 

You can also find all of the attraction tickets we offer here, or get in touch if you have any questions.

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