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Take an out-of-this-world day trip to the awe-inspiring Kennedy Space Center from Orlando. Spend hours exploring the NASA world-class facility, launchpads and rocket exhibits like Saturn V. You’ll have a chance to participate in the simulated Shuttle Launch Experience, see stellar IMAX films and get first-hand space stories at Astronaut Encounter. Upgrade to have lunch with a veteran astronaut and take a guided interior tour of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

Highlights

  • Kennedy Space Center tour from Orlando with optional upgrades
  • Tour NASA's launch headquarters and the Shuttle Launch Experience
  • Explore the Rocket Garden, Apollo/Saturn V Center and see two IMAX films
  • Get up-close-and-personal with veteran astronauts at the Astronaut Encounter show
  • Upgrade your tour for an unforgettable opportunity to dine with an astronaut!
  • Upgrade to Space Pass Plus to visit the Vehicle Assembly Building and other intriguing sights
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected locations in Orlando

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Kennedy Space Center is packed with fascinating exhibits, and this tour makes it a breeze to get there. Choose to lunch with an astronaut to turn your visit into a truly out-of-this-world experience!

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What You Can Expect

Kennedy Space Center Day Trip with Transport from Orlando

Kennedy Space Center Day Trip with Transport from Orlando

Spend a day marveling at the magnificence of space travel at the Kennedy Space Center. Your approximate 11-hour tour begins with early morning pickup from select Orlando locations. Grab a seat on the coach and relax for the 45-minute ride to the space center.

Upon arrival at the KSC Visitor Complex, you're free to tour the stellar visitor complex at your leisure. Board the NASA bus for a quick trip to one of the many mind-blowing exhibits like the Early Space Exploration exhibit featuring stories and artifacts from missions like Gemini, or the Rocket Garden to view the first NASA rockets. Kids (and adults!) will love getting interactive at the Angry Birds Space Encounter and the Children’s Play Dome.

Continue to the Apollo/Saturn V Center, where you’ll relive Neil Armstrong’s moonwalk, touch a moon rock, and get a close-up view of the giant Saturn V rocket — the largest rocket ever made at 363 feet (110 meters) tall! Then take in a complimentary showing or two at the IMAX Theater, currently playing Hubble Telescope and Journey to Space, an extraordinary 3D documentary narrated by Patrick Stewart. And don’t leave without getting a full-sensory space experience at the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit, featuring more than 60 interactive experiences!

Between stops, engage in savvy interactive displays, remember fallen astronauts at the Astronaut Memorial and take needed snack breaks (own expense) in the Rocket Garden or Orbit Cafe.

At the end of your tour, a coach will return you to the departure point in Orlando.

Upgrade Options:
Lunch with an Astronaut - Enjoy an unforgettable lunch with a veteran NASA astronaut. Help yourself to a fresh buffet meal, and spend some quality time with an expert space traveler to ask your burning space questions and get an autograph!

Space Plus Pass - Includes ‘Lunch with An Astronaut,’ followed by an expert guided tour of the Vehicle Assembly Building to see where shuttles are built. Tour NASA Causeway to view a space shuttle launch pad, A/B Camera Stop — a camera bunker used during space shuttle flights — and the countdown clock at Press Site.

Customer Reviews

Ratna Suhita N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

highly recommended trip and tour guide : Mr Brad.

Seamus A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Can't rate this highly enough. Only small gripe is the limited pick up locations, which did mean getting a cab from my resort to the nearest stop. However, the local tour operator were excellent. They even called me the day before at my hotel to confirm the pick up time and location. The tour guide, Bill, was superb. Great knowledge of Kennedy Space Centre and shared some great tips to make the day more enjoyable. Really comfortable double decker coach with air con made the 45 min drive more enjoyable.

jianglingxiao001

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

amazing。

Kylie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

What an awesome day from start to finish and a huge thanks to James our tour guide who was full of information. I recommend this excursion for all.

Catherine O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The pick up wS right on time .. Everything was explained well . Staff was friendly . Left after Kennedy right on time .. Had an awesome time ..

Richard M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Everything went just as we expected. The bus picked us up on time, at the assigned location. Good trip from Orlando to KSC. Our tour guide, Red, did a fine job informing us enroute. He seemed to be everywhere that we went while we toured KSC.

I have looked forward to visiting Kennedy Space Center since sometime in the early 1970's Our visit made the wait worthwhile.

Our only disappointment was that we did not see any alligators while on site.

William G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We had a wonderful time at the Space Center and Red was a great guide.

CATHY M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Fantastic trip. Florida Dolphin Tours are brilliant

Oliver Mark F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great full day at KSC. Really recommend this trip. Thanks to tour guide Red for chaperoning us through the day.

Billy L Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Excellent day and Florida dolphin tours were really good and Red our guide was awesome

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