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Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Visit with Options

Orlando: Kennedy Space Center Visit with Options

From US$ 58.99 per person

Explore space travel and experience history in the making on a full-day tour of the Kennedy Space Center. Choose from a variety of options and different experiences to get the most out of your visit.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Outside the lobby of your hotel, with the following exceptions: • Royal Pacific — at the Pacifica Ballroom entrance • ICON Park — free parking, wait at the rear of the park, facing Universal Blvd at base of The Wheel • Golden Corral - Please park/wait towards the far side of the parking lot The tour guide will be wearing a Gray Line Uniform.
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day of fun for the whole family at Kennedy Space Center
  • Explore the NASA grounds and discover the icons of the NASA flight operations
  • Touch a piece of real moon rock and walk underneath the enormous Saturn V rocket
  • Meet a real astronaut and learn about their time in space
Full description

Learn all about space travel on your visit to the Kennedy Space Center on a full-day tour. Meet a real astronaut, jump on board the Shuttle Launch Experience simulator, watch one of the intriguing IMAX films, and stroll around the incredible rocket garden full of real rockets from missions past. Choose from the following options: • Kennedy Space Center Full-Day: Explore the Kennedy Space Center at your own pace with general admission included in the package. • Ultimate Space Experience: Enjoy a buffet lunch and presentation from a NASA astronaut, after which you can get photos and autographs. Then, take a 2-hour guided bus tour around Kennedy Space Center, which will show you areas not seen on the regular bus tour.

See some of the center's amazing space equipment and enjoy a small amount of free time to explore the attractions of the Space Center. • Kennedy Space Center Small-Group Experience: Passengers on this tour will enjoy a breakfast bag en route to the complex and upon arrival, receive a morning guided tour from an experienced guide. In the afternoon, you will be able to explore on your own.

All guests will be provided with a $15 voucher that is redeemable for food or merchandise anywhere on the complex. • Kennedy Space Center and Airboat Safari Tour: Enjoy the morning and early afternoon exploring the Space Center at your own pace, then in the later afternoon you will head over to the St. John's River for a 30-minute airboat ride. • Dine with an Astronaut and Space Center Tour: Enjoy your day at the Space Center complete with a noon-time full buffet lunch that includes a presentation from an astronaut. You will have a chance to ask questions and get a photo and autograph. • Kennedy Space Center and Explore Bus Tour: Take a ride on the Explore Bus Tour that goes onto NASA Restricted Grounds and gives you an in-depth tour of the inner-workings of the grounds. • Kennedy Space Center Transportation Only: Transfer from Orlando area to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Please note this option does not include admission to Kennedy Space Center. • Kennedy Space Center Express: Meet the bus at the final meeting point and avoid the hassle of pickups. All tour options include round-trip transportation to the Kennedy Space Center from selected locations in the Orlando, Lake Buena Vista, and Kissimmee areas.

Includes
  • Roundtrip transportation from Orlando, Kissimmee, Disney, or Lake Buena Vista meeting points
  • Admission to Kennedy Space Center (unless otherwise noted)
  • Services of professional driver/guide
  • Admission on 'blackout dates' due to special launch events
  • Additional food or drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
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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Meeting point

The meeting point for the bus is at the base of the ICON wheel. It is at the rear of the ICON wheel, facing Universal Blvd.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Glass objects

Know before you go

  • The Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral are working space launch facilities, therefore 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
  • Availability and pricing for an attraction or service are subject to change without notice
  • Backpacks and soft-sided coolers are allowed - all food and drink must be packed in a soft-sided cooler
  • Glass bottles, glass containers, or alcohol are not permitted, and beer is for sale at select locations
  • All bags are subject to being searched for security
  • Should the meet and greet not be available, there will be no refund, currently, the meet and greet usually happens on Wednesday and Saturday mornings due to the astronaut's schedule
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 104 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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I’ve been following the space program since I was a kid in the 60s. This was a an amazing opportunity to go back and see where everything what has happened from. I definitely need to come back at some point when there is a launch going on so I can watch that before I kick the can.

June 7, 2021

We had a great time!

I would not sign up with a tour to NASA again. With all the morning pick ups from many locations you will not get to NASA until after 10 am. Then it can take 3-4 hrs to get back to you original pick up spot. Also on a tour you are limited to their scheduled time. You have to leave at 5:30 and park closes at 7. We didn’t get to do a lot at the park. Very rushed. Got in park rushed to see Atlantis the space shuttle, rushed to have lunch/picture with astronaut, then took tour bus ride to see up close launch pad A and B, where rocket are built, Touch moon rock, and more. Rushed back to purchase pictures we took and with picture with astronaut. Waited 30 min in line to get the astronaut autograph but missed it because we had to catch our bus. We saw a lot but we missed a lot as well. I would go back again but on my own. Takes 1 hr from central Orlando to NASA.

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July 8, 2018

This was a great experience day. I did not get see everything in the museum but got to meet and astronaut, which was a good trade off. He talked about his experiences and answered questions about anything. We also had the opportunity to get a bus tour of the launch part areas and operational buidings. You do not go in these buildings or launch pads but it give you an idea of the overall site and a much closer view. There are opportunities to get out and and take photos.

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February 27, 2018

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