The ride Sheikra is the name of an African hawk and also name to the United States only dive coaster, built in early 2005 at Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay. The ride carries victims to 200ft in the air and drops them at 90 degrees till they are rea... Viewed 4154 times.
Busch Gardens – Water Rides As a family, we consider Busch Gardens a really fantastic day out. It takes a little travelling to get there, but it is definitely worth the extra driving time. Each time we have visited, the queues have been insign... Viewed 6109 times.
SWIMMIMG WITH DOLPHINS Something that is becoming increasingly popular over the years is Swimming with Dolphins. The main place in Orlando is Discovery Cove , where you can spend the day in a unique park and there is an organised swim. This is... Viewed 7024 times.
People from my school had told me about Islands of Adventure, its roller coasters …. and The Hulk. I’d not been able to ride it before as I wasn’t tall enough (I blame my parents for not being taller!!). As we drove into Universal I felt... Viewed 5261 times.
We visited Universal Studios as a family of two adults and a seven-year-old Boy during early August, which is a very busy period. Universal operate their equivalent of Disney’s FastPass, which is called Universal Express (UE for short). U... Viewed 4967 times.
Our latest trip to Busch Gardens started with a tasty, if slightly unhealthy, breakfast at Denny’s on the 27 and then we headed off into the sun for a day in Tampa. It took us just under an hour to get to Busch Gardens. It was a Friday and we were... Viewed 5656 times.
Seaworld is a wonderful park for those us who like to sit and enjoy being entertained, rather than do thrill rides all day. Did you know they have special rates and a special day so that we can enjoy our senior moments ? Just show pr... Viewed 5026 times.
Please note - Since this article was written Splendid China has sadly Closed. When you need a break from Mickey and his friends, why not head to Splendid China? It is located off the Orlando Bronson Highway 192 quite near to ... Viewed 5548 times.
Having sampled some of what Disney, Universal Studios and Sea World has to offer, we decided to head for Busch Gardens, near Tampa. It is about an hour and a half from Orlando (if you stick to speed limits), so just a bit too far for a day trip if... Viewed 5383 times.
Do you know the difference between an alligator and a crocodile? Want to find out? At “Gatorland”, you can experience these amazing creatures up close. We visited it on our last trip to Orlando, and liked it so much we took ou... Viewed 5251 times.
You might think that Gatorland is perhaps a little “cheesey” as you enter the complex through the mouth of a giant bright green alligator, but despite your initial impressions, it is in reality a great fun attraction for family members of all ages... Viewed 4941 times.
If you’ve driven to Kennedy Space Center, or you stay in a villa close to a
lake you may have seen the odd alligator, if you’ve ever wanted to these
creatures up close then Gatorland is the place to go. Gatorland advertise
themselves as ‘the... Viewed 4756 times.
This was recently reviewed on ITV holiday show as the best value attraction!
It is inexpensive to enter and if you mention you are villa owner, they are very
good with discounts. This will, in reality, only take up h... Viewed 3393 times.
We had the pleasure of visiting the Holy Land Experience on our most recent visit to the Orlando area and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We purchased our discounted tickets through this site and found the discount ticket service to be very competiti... Viewed 6682 times.
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