|Walt Disney World Resort
There are 4 major theme parks:-
Magic Kingdom Park
Over 40 attractions and shows where you can enjoy rides such as Space Mountain & the Haunted Mansion.
Where the Disney characters come to life here, this is the best place to see Mickey and his friends.
The “Future World” here has interactive technology along with rides such as “Test Track” and a “World Showcase” to represent different countries around the world. The “Illuminations” show of lasers, fireworks, fountains and special effects is one not to be missed.
Hollywood Studios (Used to be MGM)
Spend a day filled with movie classics, rides and stars. This working production studio has shows and rides galore, pay attention to the show times so not to miss any such as Indiana Jones Stunt Show, Muppet Vision 3D & the fantastic Tower of Terror!
Disney Animal Kingdom
This park opens early and you will see more animals the earlier you arrive. An adventure and safari park featuring wild animals, exotic landscapes and thrill rides.
There are also 2 waterparks:-
Disney’s Blizzard Beach
Set up as a melting ski resort with a snow-capped mountain range featuring Florida’s only chairlift, which carries guests to the tip of Mount Gushmore. There are a number of water slides, including Summit Plummet, one of the world's highest free fall slides
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
More water rides and a 4 foot surf wave in the lagoon that breaks every few minutes. Great place to relax and soak up the sun for the day.
There are 2 night time entertainment centres:-
Disney Springs (used to be Downtown Disney)
You will find some fine restaurants, live music
venues, fast food eateries, retail stores, including bowling, AMC 24 Theatres Complex,
the Rain Forest Cafe, House of Blues to name a few. It's also home to the world famous Cirque du Soleil show,
the biggest Disney store ever, a Lego Store, the DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive Theme Park.
There is a sporting experience:-
Disney’s Wide World of Sports
200 acres of sporting actions including the baseball stadium home of the Atlanta Braves along with everything from football to basketball and soccer.
There are also 5 Championship golf courses. Call for detail from US: 407 939 1600
Universal Orlando Resort
There are 2 theme parks:-
Rides and thrills based on movies such as
The Simpsons, Shrek, Men in Black, Harry Potter.
Universal Islands of Adventure
Innovative thrill rides through five islands include The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man, Incredible Hulk, Jurassic Park
& The Amazing New Harry Potter World.
Night time Entertainment:-
This complex has some of the most exciting venues for eateries, themed bars and exciting nightlife including Jimmy Buffetts Margaritavilla, NASCAR Café, NBA City, Pat O’Brien’s, Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom and Emerils. Entry to City Walk is free.
The world’s leading marine park with shows, rides and animal encounters, featuring whales, dolphins, sea lions, seals and otters. The most popular shows are the ones starring the killer whales, Shamu and Baby Namu.
Bush Gardens, Tampa Bay
An hour’s drive from Orlando, featuring a combination of exotic African animals and superb white knuckle thrill rides, this park caters for guests of all ages.
Discovery Cove, Orlando
This is an exclusive, reservations-only park that offers guests extraordinary adventures where you can swim with dolphins, snorkel with thousands of tropical fish or simply relax on the pristine beaches. With admission limited to around a thousand people a day this park is not to be missed.
110 acres of theme park and wildlife preserve. Family fun with a display of huge alligators and crocodiles, train ride, aviary, breeding marsh and bird sanctuary, petting zoo, nature walk & one-of-a-kind shows such as the world famous Gator Jumparoo. This park is probably a half-day attraction so could be combined with a water park or half a day relaxing by the pool.
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