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Dine with an Astronaut At The Kennedy Space Center - Tour from Orlando

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Key Highlights

  • Hotel pick up and drop off and transport in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Eat lunch with an Astronaut and ask all those questions you have always wanted to
  • This tour allows access to restricted areas of the Kennedy Space Centre
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 11 hours

    Start time

    Main Gate Lakeside: 07:45am
    Charley's Parkway: 07:40am
    Big Orange: 07:35am
    Publix 192/535 East: 07:30am
    Disney all Star Music: 08:05am
    Disney Swan: 08:10am
    Clarion Inn LBV: 08:10am
    Crossroads Plaza Goodings Store: 08:30am
    Sheraton 4 points Studio City: 07:30am
    International Palms Resort: 07:40am
    Quality Inn International: 07:45am
    Rosen Inn Pointe: 07:55am
    Doubletree International: 08:05am

    Meeting Point

    Client should make their way to the meeting point locations in the following areas: International Drive, Lake Buena Vista, Kissimmee (Hwy 192).
    Main Gate Lakeside: 07:45am
    Charley's Parkway: 07:40am
    Big Orange: 07:35am
    Publix 192/535 East: 07:30am
    Disney all Star Music: 08:05am
    Disney Swan: 08:10am
    Clarion Inn LBV: 08:10am
    Crossroads Plaza Goodings Store: 08:30am
    Sheraton 4 points Studio City: 07:30am
    International Palms Resort: 07:40am
    Quality Inn International: 07:45am
    Rosen Inn Pointe: 07:55am
    Doubletree International:08:05am

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Come to the Kennedy Space Center and get an inside look at America’s journey into space. Located halfway between the cities of Miami and Jacksonville, the Kennedy Space Center has been the launchpad for American astronauts since the 1960s. This fun-filled day features lunch with an actual astronaut and experience a simulation of a shuttle launch. Take a bus tour of the Kennedy Space Center grounds. And don’t miss a chance to come face to face with the towering Saturn V rocket.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from designated meeting points or your hotel and taken in an air-conditioned coach for a tour of the Kennedy Space Center and followed by lunch with an astronaut. A professional English-speaking driver/guide will accompany you on this tour.

    After arriving at the Centre you will:

    Visit restricted areas of the Kennedy Space Center, walk beneath the massive Saturn V rocket, and walk around the incredible rocket garden.

    Have a tasty buffet-style lunch with an actual astronaut. Hear personal stories of space missions and get a photo taken.

    Lunch will include: Rotisserie chicken with wild mushroom sauce, mixed greens, oven roasted potatoes, a fresh vegetable medley, warm baked rolls, and assorted non-alcoholic beverages.

    Dessert consists of milk chocolate space shuttle surrounded with whipped cream and topped with fresh berries and melba sauce — appropriately named "Chocolate Liftoff."

    Children’s menu includes a choice of a quarter chicken with sides or one half of a cheese pizza with spaghetti and meatballs. Meals are tentative and subject to change.

    Ride the Shuttle Launch Experience – the new simulator that lets you experience a shuttle launch first hand.

    View a larger-than-life IMAX movie that brings home the majesty of stepping into space.

    Take a walk through a real-life space shuttle.

    At the end of your day, you will return to starting point via air-conditioned coach.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking professional guide/driver
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Lunch

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Headset translators can be ordered in advance or upon arrival (additional charges apply) in order to translate the facility tour, these are recommended for non-English speaking guests.

    If the guest wants the hotel pick up, they need to pay $10 per person to a maximum of $25 per family per tour to their driver on the day of their tour. They may pay cash or credit.
    For pick-ups in Downtown Orlando additional surcharges may apply.
    There are no pickups in Altamonte Springs, Maitland, Winter Park or the UCF Area.


    Meals are tentative and subject to change.

    Due to the Government shutdown, operates to the Saturn V exhibit will not be in operation.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Translations in seven different languages available on request.Electronic Translator systems are available at the Kennedy Space Center for hire.Stroller and wheelchair available at the Kennedy Space Center for additional fee.