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Annual Manual 2013

Orlando Attractions

Parks, gardens, rides and adventures in the Orlando area

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iFly Orlando
6805 Visitors Circle
407-903-1150
orlandoiflyworld.com
Skydive without a plane: Fly in the vertical wind tunnel. Training session and use of flight gear included. Reservations are suggested. Admission: $59.95.

International HeliTours
12651 International Drive
407-239-8687
internationalhelitours.com
Tours run 9 a.m. to sunset daily, ranging from $30 to $400.

Old Town
5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee
407-396-4888
myoldtownusa.com
A pay-as-you-ride amusement park set in an Old Florida-style downtown setting. From bumper cars to roller coasters to
ferris wheels, Old Town has rides suitable for all ages. There’s shopping, dining,
music and special events, too. Open Monday-Friday, 2-11 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday noon-11 p.m.

Orlando HeliTours
5519 W. Highway 192, Kissimmee
407-397-0226
orlandohelitours.com
Tours run from 9 a.m. to sunset daily, staring at $40.50

Speed World Dragway
19442 E. Colonial Drive
407-568-5522
speedworlddragway.com
If you’re into drag racing, this is the
place to be. Check out street dragsters, motorcycles, old hot rods and even school buses as they go flat-out. Street drags every Wednesday and Friday night. Check the schedule online for events.

Wet ’n Wild
6200 International Drive
407-351-1800
wetnwild.com
The water-park person’s water park: Experience thrill rides with vertical drops, multi-person tubing rides, toboggan slides and more. If you like your water rides on the milder side, float along the lazy river or splash in the wave pool. Admission: $48.99 (half price after 2 p.m. on specified days).

WonderWorks
9067 International Drive
407-351-8800
wonderworksonline.com/orlando
Housed in an upside-down building, this attraction has high-tech effects that simulate earthquakes, hurricanes and a hang-gliding experience. Plus indoor zip lines, a 4D extreme motion ride and more. Open 9 a.m. to midnight. Admission is $24.99.

Outdoor Encounters

Airboat Rides at Boggy Creek
2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee
407-344-9550
bcairboats.com
Thirty-minute tours start at $26.95, with others available, day and night.

Air Boat Rides at MidWay
28501 E. Colonial Drive, Christmas
407-568-6790
airboatridesatmidway.com
You are almost guaranteed to see gators – lots of them – on this popular airboat tour. It’s the one we always take visitors from out of town to experience. Open 9 a.m. daily, night tours available. Tours start at $37.56 for one hour.

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
1101 Audubon Way, Maitland
407-644-0190
fl.audubon.org
This rehab center for these cool birds, located in a 1920s bungalow set on Lake Sybelia, is where you get up close and personal with the awesome raptors. There’s a walking trail and aviaries housing injured birds that can’t be released back into the wild. Admission: $5.

Annual Manual
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