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Kennedy Space Center and Optional Airboat Safari – tour from Orlando

  • When does it run?
    Kennedy Space Center: Daily
    Kennedy Space Center & Airboat Safari: Mondays and Thursdays
  • 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
  • Duration
    Approx. 11 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Airboat safari in the Florida Everglades (if option selected)
  • Entrance fee to the Kennedy Space Center
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Take a guided NASA bus tour around the Kennedy Space Centre for a fascinating insight into space travel
  • See an I-Max Movie on the history of space travel
  • Touch a piece of Mars and meet with an astronaut
  • You have the option to add a thrilling 40 minute airboat safari – a must do in Florida
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip coach transportation is included

Overview

Discover the very best of Orlando on this perfect combo tour.

The Kennedy Space Center has been the launching point for some of America’s most important missions into space. A narrated NASA bus tour around the center will bring to life the history of Space Travel in the US.

If you wish you can opt to spend a little less time at the Kennedy Space Center and take a 40-minute air boat ride to discover the beauty of the Florida Everglades. See exotic plants, flowers and wildlife including the main inhabitant of the swamp - the alligator!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Kennedy Space Center: Daily
    Kennedy Space Center & Airboat Safari: Mondays and Thursdays

  • 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.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your designated meeting points or hotel via air-conditioned coach and accompanied by a professional guide/driver taken to the Kennedy Space Center. After your pickup, you will be taken to the Kennedy Space Center for the beginning of your day.

    On arrival at the Kennedy Space Center:

    A narrated NASA bus tour will take you to the launch control room. You’ll get a good look at the massive Saturn V rocket – the largest rocket ever to fly.

    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 space exploration.

    You will also visit the New Millennium exhibition and get the chance to meet an astronaut.

    This tour also includes the option of an airboat safari across the Central Florida Everglades. Enjoy an exhilarating ride through this eco park and see several wildlife species.

    For those taking the Kennedy Space Center only tour you will spend around 6 hours at the Kennedy Space Center. If you take the tour with the airboat safari you will spend around 4 hours 30 minutes at the Kennedy Space Center.

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

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Airboat safari in the Florida Everglades (if option selected)
  • Entrance fee to the Kennedy Space Center
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel Drop off

Please note

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

Meeting with the Astronaut will take place twice a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Space Shuttle Atlantis Orientation tour will take place on the other days and days when Astronaut is unable to meet.

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.

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 haveTranslations 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.

Customer Reviews

  • Kaium Noman, Canada 08/13/2017
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    Samantha Taylor, Australia 11/13/2010

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