Orlando Adventure Thrill Rides

Of course you know Orlando’s theme parks, but did you know that they are only a part of what makes an Orlando vacation so magical and appealing? “The City Beautiful” is chock full of entertainment, and there truly is something for everyone here. Regardless of your vacation goals, age, or interests, Central Florida is a dazzling place where unparalleled memories and experiences are just waiting to be discovered. We’ve developed a series of sample itineraries, categorized by interests and travel motivators, to serve as an original guide to the Central Florida area. There will be no theme park recommendations in this series, because chances are that you already have these destinations in your sights. If you’re looking to change it up a bit and try something new, these suggestions will be a perfect fit. See our area from a unique perspective when you take some time to explore, and leave your social media audiences in envy of your shared vacation experiences. You’re already staying like a local in your Contempo vacation home. You may as well have fun like a local, too!

It’s not all tea cups and carousels here in Orlando! In fact, Central Florida is swarming with adventure opportunities for the thrill seeker in you! High-flying zip lines, wild gators, record-breaking skycoasters, and all-terrain exploration are just the start of the extreme amusements that await you.


14501 S Orange Blossom Tr, Orlando, FL 32837

Gatorland provides affordable family fun while showcasing thousands of alligators and crocodiles including four extremely rare leucistic “white” alligators. The free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one of a kind animal shows, natural alligator breeding marsh, and the “thrilling” Screamin’ Gator Zip Line will ensure your day will be filled with Fun, Smiles and Special Memories!

Orlando Skydiving Center

476 N. Williams Ave, Titusville FL 32796
(321) 747-6808

Come experience the thrill of Central Florida Skydiving over the beautiful ocean.

Space Coast just a short drive from Orlando, Florida. Orlando Skydiving Center offers everything you need to tandem jump in central Florida including professional skydiving video services. Enjoy an incredible view of the entire Space Coast. During your ride to altitude you will be treated to a scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian River, and the Kennedy Space Center including all the launch sites and the main shuttle assembly building.

Fun Spot America

5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando, FL 32819
407 363-3867


2850 Florida Plaza Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34746

Fun Spot America has two locations; Orlando and Kissimmee. There is something to do for everyone at Fun Spot America: multi-level go-kart tracks, Orlando’s only wooden roller coaster, arcade, kiddie rides, Gator Spot wildlife attraction, and more. The Orlando location now boasts the second tallest SkyCoaster in the world; the tallest being at the Kissimmee Fun Spot America location.

Revolution Off-Road

4000 State Road 33, Clermont, FL 34714

An off road motor and fishing venue set in 230 acres of Florida countryside, Revolution is close to all major tourist attractions. Unique to the Disney area, accessible, available and affordable, Revolution Off-Road puts you in the driver’s seat for the guided adventure of a lifetime on one of their ATVs, Dune Buggies, or ARGO amphibious Mucky Ducks. They also offer Bass Fishing on their private trophy bass fishing lake, as well as Archery lessons and Clay Shooting. All equipment provided for experienced, novices and seasoned riders alike, with thorough safety briefing pre-ride to make sure you’re comfortable and safe.

Absolute Aqua Sports

995 6th St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880

Test your skills at water skiing, wakeboarding or flyboarding. Absolute Aqua Sports in Winter Haven can help newbies and pros alike have an unforgettable experience. Also offering hang gliding tours and tube rides.


6805 Visitors Cir, Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 903-1150

Experience true free fall conditions, just like skydiving, without having to jump out of an airplane. iFLY’s vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. There’s no parachute, no jumping and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you and the air, and it’s the most incredible adrenaline rush. Children as young as three, to adults as old (or young at heart) as 103 can fly. It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults and realistic for skydivers. All the gear is provided and a personal instructor will guide you through your flight.

Action Paintball

1715 7th St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880

Spanning over 2,000 square feet, Action Paintball & Laser Tag welcomes guests with a retail store, a drink and snack shop, free Wi-Fi, and a range of services to meet all individual paintball needs. Paintball gives you an opportunity to try an adventure unlike any you have ever experienced. Whether you are a hunter, attacking or defending, the sport suits everyone. Whenever players finish a day at the field, their response is always the same…the sensation is unequaled!


5228 Vanguard St, Orlando, FL 32819

I-Drive NASCAR Indoor Kart Racing is an entertainment complex which includes the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly electric karts. In this amazing venue, visitors can challenge themselves and also have an exhilarating and pleasurable experience competing with each other reaching speeds of up to 45 mph. For those looking for a more personable experience, visitors will receive a “Racer Card” that allows guests to track their own racing times, which are also used to queue them up for upcoming races. Also includes a variety of fun for diverse tastes, such as bowling, gaming, meeting rooms and restaurant.

Orlando Balloon Rides

44294 US-27, Davenport, FL 33897

The flight is approximately one hour and you will ascend anywhere from tree tops to several thousand feet. Once you’re airborne, your pilot will point out the spectacular sites of this area, from the theme parks to the Orange groves and forests, to swamps absolutely untouched for thousands of years. After landing, a traditional champagne toast is held to celebrate your wonderful adventure. Return to the Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration for an all you can eat breakfast buffet. Fully licensed and insured; pilots are all FAA certified, highly experienced and are full-time professionals.

Air Force Fun Helicopter Tours

12211 Regency Village Dr #13, Orlando, FL 32821

Air Force Fun offers Helicopter Tours over all of your favorite Orlando attractions. From the “cockpit” to the “tail rotor,” their Robinson R44 will give you one of the smoothest helicopter flights you will ever experience. Air Force Fun employs the finest pilots in Orlando who have an expert knowledge of the aircraft and also offer some of the finest guided tours around. Are you ready to see Orlando and its world famous attractions from another point of view? Let Air Force Fun give you an experience you won’t forget!

Wallaby Ranch

1805 Deen Still Rd, Davenport, FL 33897

Experience the thrill of hang gliding at world-famous Wallaby Ranch. Fly from 2,000 feet with one of the world’s most experienced instructors. Wallaby Ranch offers more amenities than any other hang gliding flight park, as well as tent and RV camping facilities. Freshly prepared community breakfast and lunch on-site, as well as a 27,000 gallon, 7 foot deep swimming pool, a climbing wall, and a children’s playground complete with a Dr. Seuss tree house. There are mountain bike and walking trails winding through the woods.

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

7625 Sinclair Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747
(407) 390-9999

More than a zip line – it’s an action packed adventure! You’ll climb and soar with Tarzan swings, nets, ropes, trapeze and more. Test your limits on challenging bridges, each one taking you higher into the forest canopy until you’re 50-feet atop the pine tree forest. Then fly to a breathtaking finish on a pair of 425-foot plunging zip lines. It’s heart pounding fun for everyone. Built on a magnificent 15-acre tree canopy, Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park has 97 games or challenges for climbers of every level. Climbers are securely clipped into a world-class safety cable throughout the entire course. Each climber is given a safety demonstration by trained instructors before beginning the course.

For information on these and other area attractions, or to purchase tickets, please contact our friends at Visit Central Florida or Kissimmee Guest Services!