This month we’re taking
a walk on the wild side!
June is National Zoo and
Aquarium Month, and on International Drive, there is no shortage of inspiring
animal attractions. Make new friends, of animal descent, through exciting
educational and interactive experiences at these attractions along I-Drive and beyond.
If you’re looking for a
day of fun enjoyed alongside amazing aquatic animals, SeaWorld and its various
around Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood are sure to
A trip to SeaWorld
will immerse you in the mysteries of the sea through
up-close animal discoveries, amazing attractions, and unforgettable
performances. If you’re looking to learn all about the animals who call the
ocean home during your next trip to SeaWorld, check out these special
experiences during your visit.
Waddle over to
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin where you can see five different species of
penguins, then swim over to the Orca Underwater Viewing area to get a front-row
seat to Orca whales gliding beneath the surface.
Head to Dolphin Cove
where you can watch a playful group of bottlenose dolphins, then pop over to
the Dolphin Nursery where you can watch mother dolphins caring for their
calves. As you’re passing Journey to Atlantis, make a stop at the Jewel of the
Sea Aquarium where you’ll be introduced to a fascinating underwater world
exploding with color and luminescence.
After you get off of the
thrilling Manta ride, head to the Manta Aquarium where you’ll find a unique
360-degree pop-up aquarium where Mantas will race by you in every direction.
Chat with pelicans,
dance with sea lions, learn all about sea turtles and how you can help save
them with an exciting theater showcase, go on a fascinating journey through one
of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels in a one-of-a-kind Shark
Encounter, and so much more - all in a day at SeaWorld Orlando
is an all-inclusive day resort where you and your family
can experience exciting animal encounters in a breathtaking tropical oasis.
Whether you’re swimming
with the dolphins, feeding tropical birds, snorkeling through a saltwater
reef, or playing inches from a family of otters, you’re sure to have the
adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy unlimited access to a fantastic selection of
food and drinks all day long to fuel your exploring, and after you’ve had your
fill enjoy some relaxation as you sit back and soak up the sun from the white
sand beaches and tropical lagoons here.
Discovery Cove is a
must-experience during a trip to International Drive. Learn more today
The next stop in the
SeaWorld Family of attractions on I-Drive is Aquatica!
is a whimsical, one-of-a-kind waterpark that only
SeaWorld could bring you. Here you’ll find rivers that range from relaxing to
racing, and slides that spin and soak you. Soar through lagoons filled with
black and white Commerson’s Dolphins, wade in wave pools, and then sit back and
relax on one of their beaches.
Fun is as endless as the
sea at Aquatica
, and you’ll learn a bunch about the animals who call the
deep blue sea home along the way!
Located in The
Wheelhouse of Orlando’s largest entertainment complex, ICON Park
, SeaLife Orlando
is the perfect stop for the whole family to enjoy some
fun while discovering the wonders of the deep blue sea!
A trip to SeaLife
lets you dive deep into the ocean where you’ll come
face-to-fin with sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and more as you enter a world
of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor-sharp teeth. Explore
Florida’s only 360-degree ocean tunnel to get a new perspective on the world
down under and roll up your sleeves to touch-friendly starfish and anemones.
If you’re a brave
explorer head to their virtual reality theater to jump on a boat with shark
dive specialists and take a trip to the Bahamas where you’ll get a
closer-than-ever look at the magnificent Tiger Shark!
And before your visit,
be sure to inquire about their behind-the-scenes tour. For just $10 per person,
this 35-minute guided tour will give you a look at what it’s like for a day in
the life of an aquarist, teaching you
all about how they care for their many sea creatures and the work they do to
support the conservation and protection of many marine animals.
Learn more about a day
trip to SeaLife Orlando
Fun Spot America
No visit to I-Drive is
complete without a trip to Fun Spot America
. During your next visit to Fun Spot, be sure to stop by
their new Gator Spot exhibit!
Gator Spot is brought to
Fun Spot America Orlando with the help of Gatorland, a 110-acre park in
Kissimmee Internationally known as the “Alligator Capital of the World.”
If you’re looking to get
up close and personal with Florida’s official reptile, among some other creepy
crawlies, a stop at the Gator Spot
is a must!
Can’t get enough of your
scaly new friends? Be sure to plan a day at Gatorland just beyond I-Drive for a
full reptile experience.
, you’ll meet alligators, crocodiles, wild cats, birds,
snakes, tortoises, and other small critters during a day full of thrilling
experiences. Whether you’re zip-lining across an Alligator Breeding Marsh, finding your seat
on one of their off-road monster vehicles for a
“Stompin’ Gator Off-Road Adventure”, or catching one of their educational
shows, we’re sure you’ll find a visit to Gatorland
is worth the short drive from International Drive.
Another exciting animal
attraction just beyond I-Drive is Wild Florida
Hold on tight as you
embark on an exciting airboat tour in the Everglades that offers a unique way
to see Florida’s native wildlife and foliage up close! Buckle up for your
wildest car ride yet, as you travel down gravel paths for their Drive-Thru
Safari, where you’ll discover more than 150 native and exotic animals roaming
freely. Catch an educational show or two, enjoy various animal encounters, step
inside the tropical bird aviary, and more - all in a day!
If you’re looking to get
to know Florida’s wildlife better, a trip to Wild Florida
is the perfect family outing for your next Orlando
Central Florida Zoo and
If you’re looking for
the ultimate Zoo experience, the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
it. They’ve got it all, from mammals and birds to
invertebrates, amphibians, and reptiles. Plus, enjoy various educational shows
and experiences that will teach you all about animals ranging from native, to
exotic, and endangered species from around the world.
Treat yourself and your
family to a day at one of the wildest places to visit in Central Florida. From
watching a greater one-horned Indian rhinoceros relax in his pool to feeding a
giraffe and seeing snakes slithering up close, a trip to the Central Florida
is sure to introduce you to the world’s most magnificent
June is National Zoo and
Aquarium Month, and with so many amazing animal attractions on I-Drive and
beyond, there’s no better place to take a walk on the wild side. Enjoy a day of
family fun and discovery as you explore these exciting animal attractions in
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood