Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is possibly one of the most well-known and well-loved places on earth. It sparkles with Disney magic that is famous the world over.
The sheer size of this wonderland means you’ll need a few days, a map and a comfy pair of shoes in order to really enjoy everything the resort has to offer. Here are some of the highlights we wouldn't want you to miss during your holiday to Disney World…
The gateway to the Magic Kingdom® is found on Main Street USA, which is lined with amazing shops, restaurants and superb vantage points for the nightly parade. This epic walkway leads you to the various ‘Funlands’ within Walt Disney World, filled with rides, attractions and dining spots. Take in awe-inspiring views of Cinderella's Castle, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain and the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, amongst numerous other iconic sights.
Head over to the likes of Adventureland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland and Liberty Square, filled with amazing attractions including wild-west villages, sci-fi zones, tribal forest clearings and medieval townships all kitted out with the most thrilling, state-of-the art rides.
By far the most popular place in the park for younger children is Fantasyland. Here, Disney's roll-call of famous characters rule the roost, keeping children entertained between their time on rides.
Top Rides include Pirates of the Caribbean (Adventureland), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (Frontierland), Space Mountain (Tomorrowland) and Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin (Tomorrowland).
End the day with fireworks and a rainbow-illuminated parade of your favourite Disney characters.
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon® Water Park
Enter the splashtastic world of Disney’s water park, jam-packed with amazing water rides. Experience the amusingly named, yet incredibly thrilling, Humunga Kowabunga. Alongside the rides you’ll also find North America’s largest wave pool; it seems the Disney magic knows no boundaries in this world of water.
Disney's Animal Kingdom®
Enjoy the vast abundance of rides and adventures in this enchanted land, where you can enjoy the Lion King festival, navigate the river rapids on a creaky raft, board the snow train in search of a Yeti, take a Kilimanjaro safari or enjoy Everest, complete with Himalayan village recreation. However, the true magic here is the beautiful animals including zebras, crocodiles, white rhinos, giraffes, lions, hippos and elephants.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
As the saying goes ‘there’s no business like show business’ and that’s evident here at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This high-tech meets nostalgia hybrid pays homage to the silver screen in a series of themed rides and attractions. Prepare yourself for the likes of the Tower of Terror, the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, and sound and light spectaculars starring the Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and friends.
No other place on earth can take you Around the Globe, Under the Sea, and into Outer Space, all in the same day. Epcot is a beautiful and charming period piece with the power to captivate and thrill you no matter how old you are. With the giant golf ball taking centre stage, you can enjoy the thrills of the Spaceship Earth ride, the Imagination Institute, and Mission Space before witnessing the Test Track's crash test dummies road race. Top off a fabulous day of thrilling rides by experiencing the nightly 'Reflections of Earth' lightshow.
Universal Orlando Resort™
Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort™. Three amazing theme parks, including an incredible new water theme park, provide days of thrills and adventure beyond your imagination. It’s the only place where you can experience the magic and excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at two parks, connected by the Hogwarts™ Express which you can ride* with a Universal Orlando™ Explorer ticket. Breathtaking on-site hotels put you right in the middle of it all. Plus, Universal CityWalk™ offers a dazzling variety of dining and entertainment options from early in the morning until the wee hours of the evening. It’s days and nights of endless fun for every member of the family. Holiday beyond anything you’ve experienced before at Universal Orlando Resort™.
Universal Studios Florida™
Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios™. You’ll enter The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Diagon Alley™, encounter mischievous Minions and take on the new ride Fast & Furious – Supercharged™.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
Journey through the legendary worlds of incredible heroes at Islands of Adventure. Explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™, come face to face with King Kong, battle villains alongside Spider-Man, go on a high-speed rampage with The Incredible Hulk and flee hungry raptors in Jurassic Park™.
Universal’s Volcano Bay™
Enjoy the thrills and relaxation of a tropical paradise like no other. At Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water theme park you’ll find an oasis of excitement along with laid back luxuries creating an entirely new holiday experience.
Savour the unforgettable dining and unparalleled entertainment of Universal CityWalk™, home to an array of themed restaurants, clubs, concert venues, movies, shops, miniature golf, the world-renowned Blue Man Group and more.
Unwind at your choice of spectacular themed hotels in unique categories – Prime Value, Preferred, and Premier – featuring a range of accommodations, amenities, recreation and special theme park benefits.
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s2021)
*Additional restrictions apply. © 2021 MARVEL. Jurassic Park TM Universal Studios/Amblin. © 2021 BMP. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
Fun for the whole family awaits at one of Orlando’s most famous and well-known attractions, SeaWorld. Here you’ll find an array of sea life including dolphins, whales, rays and sea lions that will wow you with their majestic movements and fascinating habits. Head into one of the world’s largest underwater tunnels and experience the wonder of one of the sea’s most captivating creatures at The Shark Encounter.
Once you’re back above water, make sure you pay a visit to Mako™, the ride that takes riders on a thrilling experience – the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in Orlando. Mako’s design and engineering was inspired by the real Mako shark – one of the ocean’s fastest shark species. Mako tops 200 feet high and reach speeds of 73 mph on a track that’s nearly a mile long. This new ride is a hyper-coaster, so it’s all about speed, tight turns and the weightless feeling riders get at the top of each hill. Sink your teeth in!