Summer is the perfect time to get out on the water and enjoy some splashy adventures, and Orlando has quite a few to choose from. Whether you prefer a water park or getting out on the water here are 5 water adventures you can’t miss in Florida:
When you think of a water adventure, you likely think of a water park, and Daytona Lagoon is a must-try. The water park is home to thrilling water slides, a kid’s area, lazy river and more. When you’re done splashing check out Daytona Lagoon’s other adventures like mini golf, laser tag, go-karts, arcade games and more.
CoCo Key Water Park
Speaking of water parks, CoCo Key Water Park is an excellent place for the entire family to stay and play. The water resort is both a hotel and water park with 14 water slides, a children’s water play area, a 6,500 square foot arcade and more. Book a night or two here and you’ll have built-in entertainment the entire time.
Speed Boat Adventures
For the water adventure of a lifetime head to Speed Boat Adventure. On this guided tour you’ll take in the beauty of Florida’s coast while also getting behind the wheel of the boat. During the 2-hour Tampa tour you’ll boat past the National Wildlife Refuges and historic Fort de Soto Park. Plus, you’re likely to see some wildlife too including dolphins, manatees, gopher tortoises and more.
Buena Vista Watersports
Whatever water adventure you’re looking to enjoy this summer Buena Vista Watersports likely has it. Located minutes from Orlando’s theme parks, the recreational watersports facility offers jet ski rentals, wake boarding, water skiing, tubing, pontoon boats and more, all on the gorgeous Lake Bryan, a 45-acre, natural, spring fed lake.
Boggy Creek Airboat Rides
Take an airboat adventure through the wetland waters of Orlando. This fun rides takes riders along canals where they will encounter exotic birds, turtles, Florida alligators and more. When you’re not taking in Florida’s nature you’ll speed through the water at speeds up to 45 miles per hour.