Walt Disney World ® , SeaWorld Orlando and Universal Orlando may be some of the more popular attractions to visit in Orlando but outside of Mickey Mouse, Shamu and the all-new 3D Despicable Me ride are plenty of other exciting theme parks you have to try. From wild water rides to dolphin and alligator encounters, check out the “other” theme parks in Orlando:
Wet ‘N Wild – Voted one of America’s most popular water parks, Wet ‘N Wild offers 25-acres of splashy fun for the entire family! Thrill seekers can take a 76-foot near vertical slide to the bottom on The Bomb Bay or slide down six stories on the speed slide Der Stuka. Those looking to spend the day relaxing can float down Florida’s past on the 4-foot deep Lazy River or watch the waves roll in on the beach in the 17,000 square-foot wave pool. And kiddos can check out the brand new Blastaway Beach – a 60-foot sandcastle filled with over 160 interactive toys and 15 slides!
CoCo Key Water Park - With 54,000-square-feet of canopy covered and outdoor water park fun, CoCo Key offers something for everyone. Mom and dad can escape to the tropics and enjoy some fun in the sun with a drink at the Wet Rooster Tiki Bar. The kids can satisfy their need for adventure on one of CoCo Key’s many thrill rides including Bommerango, Coral Reef Cove and Cyclone Body Slide, Parrot’s Perch and more. Plus, when the kids need a break from the sun they can head inside to CoCo Key’s 6,500 square-foot interactive game room!
Discovery Cove - SeaWorld Orlando’s all-inclusive aquatic theme park, Discovery Cove lets guests experience up-close-and-personal encounters with some of the world’s most exotic animals. Guests can swim with dolphins, snorkel through thousands of tropical fish in The Grand Reef, encounter playful otters and curious marmoset monkeys in the new Freshwater Oasis, feed exotic birds in a free-flight aviary, relax in the Wind-Away River and so much more all in one thrilling day!
Gatorland – A 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve based mainly on Florida’s alligators, Gatorland takes the idea of Florida theme parks to a new level! The park internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World boasts plenty of alligators in shows, up close encounters and more as well as other Florida fun like 5 different zip lines that take you as high as 1,200 feet above the park, racing over alligators and crocodiles; a petting zoo; and even a splash park for the kids!
You can find discounted tickets to all of the above Orlando theme parks right here on Orlando Fun Tickets. Have fun enjoying the other side of Orlando!