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Kennedy Space Center: Full-Day Tour with Airboat Safari Ride

Kennedy Space Center: Full-Day Tour with Airboat Safari Ride

From US$ 189 per person

Explore all the inner workings of space travel at the Kennedy Space Center. Ride an airboat to see the flora and fauna of the local swamp lands. Learn all about rockets and alligators on this great combo tour.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait outside the lobby of the chosen location from the list with the following exceptions: • Royal Pacific Resort - the Pacifica Ballroom entrance • ICON Park - base of The Wheel, at the rear of Universal Blvd • Golden Corral - Please park/wait towards the far side of the parking lot • The tour guide will be wearing a Gray Line uniform

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family at Kennedy Space Centre
  • Experience the incredible Space Shuttle Launch simulator
  • Encounter a real astronaut and walk underneath the enormous Saturn V rocket
  • Take an airboat ride to discover the flora and fauna of nearby swamps, including alligators!
  • Admire the Space Shuttle Atlantis in all its spectacular glory
Full description

Your tour to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex promises an exciting day for the whole family. Learn all about space travel on your visit to this amazing institution. During the narrated NASA bus tour, you will find yourself standing inside the launch control room and looking at an actual Saturn V rocket, the largest rocket ever to fly.

You can also take pictures of the shuttle launch pads. With a little luck, you might even see a space shuttle there! Also at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, enjoy the Shuttle Launch Experience. This simulator ride began in May 2007 and replicates the sights, sounds, and feelings of a shuttle launch. Feel the incredible journey of launching into space and orbiting Earth from an astronaut's point of view. Guest Crew members strap in and go vertical for launch in a one-of-a-kind motion-based simulator, the only realistic simulation of a launch ever created. The 5-minute experience sequence culminates with a breath-taking view of the Earth. After the bus tour, sit back and enjoy an IMAX movie. Be sure to check out the new 3D IMAX Magnificent Desolation. Why not choose to stroll through a real-size space shuttle, look at a moon rock or try space ice cream? This is a day of fun for the whole family. Your tour includes a 30-minute airboat ride to discover the beauty of the nearby swamps! Look for exotic plants, flowers and wildlife including the most famous inhabitant of the swamp — the alligator.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Orlando, Kissimmee, Disney, or Lake Buena Vista meeting points
  • Entry ticket to Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex
  • 30-minute Air Boat Ride on the St. Johns River
  • 3D IMAX movie Magnificent Desolation
  • Shuttle launch simulation experience
  • Admission to the general bus tour
  • Driver/guide
  • Tips (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral are working space launch facilities. As such tours may be altered or closed due to operational requirements.
  • NASA reserves the right to cancel or alter tour locations and/or security requirements without notice
  •  This product must be purchased at least 7 days before your planned date
  •  Bring a Camera to Capture all of the Amazing Sights
  • Kennedy Space Center is closed on December 25th
  •  This tour is not valid on Space Shuttle Launch days
  •  Cancellation Policy: cancellation/no-show fee is $35 within a 24 hour period
  •  Availability and pricing for an attraction or service are subject to change without notice
  • Kennedy Space Center is closed on December 25th
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.2/5

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Time in KSC is limited for everything it offers, but on a half-day tour it's normal that you don't have time for everything. Still, I would do the same again with the airboat. It may not be the Everglades but it was a lot of fun and we saw native flora and fauna.

July 23, 2022

Was a little disappointed that our jet boat ride got cancelled last minute but our driver was the absolute best!!! Jason made the trip enjoyable and provided gems of knowledge that just added to the experience. He made sure that we got the full experience and directed us on the best way to utilize our time there. He is prompt and courteous and just really made the tour worthwhile. I highly recommend him and would request him as our driver again in a heartbeat!

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May 29, 2021

Excellent!!

May 10, 2022

Product ID: 12035