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Kennedy Space Center Day Trip with Transport from Orlando

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  • 10 hours (approx.)
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  • Offered in: English


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 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 other sightseeing experiences.
  • 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 have lunch 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

What's Included

  • Transportation to Kennedy Space Center from centralized pick up locations
  • Admission to Kennedy Space Center
  • Local Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Rocket Launch admission tickets (Extra charge may be required)

Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

07:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Spend a day marveling at the magnificence of space travel at the Kennedy Space Center. Your full-day tour begins with early morning pickup from select Orlando locations. Grab a seat on the coach and relax for the 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!) love getting interactive at the Children’s Play Dome.

Continue to the Apollo/Saturn V Center, where you 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. 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 returns 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 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.

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Your Kennedy Space Center tour begins after an approximate 45-minute drive from Orlando. From the Visitor Complex, view rockets from all eras of space exploration in the Rocket Garden, and see an actual Gemini program capsule on display in Early Space Exploration. Walk beneath a massive Saturn V rocket, one of the most powerful ever built, at the Apollo/Saturn V Center and relive Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon and experience the thunderous rumble of a rocket lift-off! Continue with two IMAX space movies viewed on five-story screens – IMAX® A Beautiful Planet and Journey To Space 3D, which takes you on a virtual trip to the International Space Station. Check out the Astronaut Encounter to hear actual astronauts discuss their experiences and get photos of these heroes.

6 hours Admission Ticket Included

Space Shuttle Atlantis

Don't miss the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit, where more than 60 interactive experiences highlight the people, passion and patriotism behind NASA’s Space Shuttle program, which launched the Hubble Space Telescope and built the International Space Station. See what it's like to be a real astronaut! Take the helm at the shuttle cockpit; experience the sensation of floating in space; explore a replica of the ISS; and experience the sights, sounds and sensations of a shuttle launch! Travelers can take a private guided tour of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit for no additional charge.

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Post COVID-19 Safety Updates - We politely request that you refrain from taking this tour should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, or if you are at a high risk of contracting the disease. Face masks are recommended but not mandatory, so please bring your own if you wish to wear one.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Kennedy Space Center Day Trip with Transport from Orlando?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Kennedy Space Center Day Trip with Transport from Orlando?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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Note that if you are staying at a Disney property (Swan and Dolphin are NOT part of the WDW resort network) you will have to use or get your own transportation to the pick up point.
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City Sightseeing Orlando...
Briannna_S, Feb 2022
City Sightseeing Orlando was a great company! Helen (my tour's guide) was very informative and even recommended certain sights to see at Kennedy. The ride itself wasn't bad at all, about an hour or so. Very cool exhibits to see and would definitely go again
Response from Host, Feb 2022
We’re glad you had a good time! Thank you for sharing and traveling with us. Will certainly pass your comments on to Helen. We hope to see you again soon!
Amazing place
Omar_I, Oct 2022
It is better to go by car if allowed as bus will add more time to your trip. Plan your day early as you will not be able to visit all attractions. It is amazing .
Response from Host, Oct 2022
Thank you for your comments. Please note reservations can be made with or without transport from the Orlando area.
NASA space experience
Jeffrey_P, Oct 2022
I had a great time at the space museum, not too crowded and the attractions are informative and fun.
Response from Host, Oct 2022
Thank for taking the time to comment! This is a good time of year to go
Not to miss if you visit Florida
Kanagasabapathy_U, Aug 2022
Very good customer service from the start and a nice trip with a very helpful guide with good tips to utilize time in a fantastic place to visit
Response from Host, Aug 2022
Thank you for taking the time to comment. We are glad to hear you had a good day
If you don't have vehicle, this is best
Malay_S, Aug 2022
Tour guide was very good.Good knowledge about everything to do with space gathered in form of 3d movies, exhibits and actual rockets,shuttle etc. Could touch moon. A must visit if you are in Orlando
Response from Host, Aug 2022
Thank you for commenting! We are glad you enjoyed your day
Enjoyed the tour of KSC.
Buenafe_M, Jul 2022
The different films, e.g. lunar landing, control rooms and actual Atlantis shuttle. Just to see the marvel of engineering that went in to building them. Amazing!
Response from Host, Jul 2022
So glad to hear you had a good day!
Amazing experience, the...
Inbal_P, May 2022
Amazing experience, the driver was kind during the ride. The center is impressive and gives a variety of things to see and experience. Highly recommended
Response from Host, Jun 2022
Thank you for commenting! We are glad to hear you had a good time
The Perfect Trip
NitinMadhava_M, May 2022
Getting to see KSC for a full day is an amazing experience. The guide Robin and driver Carlos were very accommodating and explained the area around KSC well, as well as pointing out some gators along the way :-)
Response from Host, May 2022
Thankyou for your comments. We are glad you had a good day.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great ride to the Kennedy...
Gregor_P, May 2022
Great ride to the Kennedy Space Center, enough time to see everything! The bus was clean & cold! I recommend!
Response from Host, May 2022
Thanks for sharing! We are glad to hear you had a good time.
Kennedy Space Center venture with some minor hiccups!
Shawna_G, Apr 2022
Our bus tour guide Dave was great, he had lots of stories having been born and raised in Orlando. The Kennedy Space Center was amazing, very emotional to see. It was one of the major highlights of our trip! We did have difficulty knowing where our exact meeting location was as the Maingate Lake Resort pick up actually lists two different pick up locations with two separate addresses. In case someone else has this issue the pick up is right at the resort not the restaurant nearby it also lists. Viator could not clarify it for us, we had to contact the tour company directly the night before to ensure we had the correct location, and they indicated Viator had old pick up information listed. When I booked I also confirmed with Viator that we would have a tour of the visitor center when we arrived on site, and they assured me we would, and when we arrived we didn’t have a tour just as I thought when I was booking that is why I clarified it with them in the first place, so we navigated on our own. The itinerary that Dave gave us was very beneficial. I give it 4 stars as it was a fun day with some minor hiccups.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thank you for your comments. We will pass them on to Viator.
Amazing time don’t miss out!!!
Stephanie_W, Apr 2022
We had Ana amazing time! The charter was super clean and comfortable! Our guides were amazing and super knowledgeable about NASA and the local area! They provided a guide pamphlet to help us decide what to do for the day since the place is huge! We had such an amazing time and the drop off and pick up times we’re on time! We will be back to do some of things we didn’t have time to do and we will be booking with this service again!
Response from Host, Apr 2022
We are glad to hear you have a great day. We hope to see you again sometime in the future.
Excellent way to see the...
Claire_I, Apr 2022
Excellent way to see the highlights of Kennedy in a day. A longer day is needed but this is enough to see 3-4 of the main highlights
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Agreed. There is so much to see. It really is difficult to see everything in one day.
Jack_B, Apr 2022
The tour guide was excellent at sharing information about our day at Kennedy Space Center and keeping track of things. The center itself was fun to visit and educational for the kids Great day all around for everyone!
Response from Host, Apr 2022
Excellent! Thank you for your feed back
Excellent day out
Janet_W, Apr 2022
on time pick up and drop off. Well worth the money compared to other attractions visited. No pushy tour guide asking for tips. An excellent mix of reality and entertainment. Very interesting for someone like me who was at school in the UK when the moon landings happened.
Response from Host, Apr 2022
So glad toy have a good time! Thanks for your comments!
the bus was on time on...
Jasper_S, Mar 2022
the bus was on time on the pick-up place and drop off, the tourist guide and the driver was so nice and smooth ride, they give us history of Florida specially Orlando, and itinerary inside Kenedy Space Center to make easy for us to choose
Response from Host, Mar 2022
We're glad you had a great trip. Thank you for sharing and traveling with us. We hope to see you again soon.
This was honestly one of...
Carita_G, Dec 2021
This was honestly one of the coolest places I've been. It was educational and incredibly fascinating. The launch simulation was pretty amazing as well. I didn't get to see everything as there is just so much to see, but one day I will go back!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great Day
Lisa_R, Oct 2021
An amazing day. So much to see and do. The theater presentations are over the top. Highly recommend.
Response from Host, Oct 2021
We are so happy you had a great day at Kennedy Space center. We would agree that this is a great place to visit while in Orlando. We are happy you got to travel with us and look forward to having you back in the future!
Great place to visit
Angela_S, May 2021
Great place to visit! Very interesting and educational. My husband and I and our 13 year old all had a good time!
A wonderful day!!!
Carol-, Apr 2021
We had a wonderful time! We wish we could have seen more but it was such a special time for our little Liam that we were thrilled for what we did get to see & learn. We all enjoyed it very much. Our tour guide was so helpful. Thank you, it was a wonderful day!
Response from Host, Apr 2021
Thanks Carol, We are glad to hear you had a great day!
Learning and Fun all in one package
Teachertnice1, Dec 2020
Kennedy Space Center is a fun, learning experience. There are many exhibits as well as interactive activities. All of their visual presentation provide knowledge of historical, present, and future space exploration. The fun was never ending and it was impossible to experience everything in one day. This is a great time for kids and adults. One piece of advice: even if the line is long, wait and have the full Atlantis experience, especially if you have children with you that love space travel and NASA.
Response from Host, Jan 2021
Thank you so much for your review. We are happy that you decided to travel. I will pass on your feedback to Kennedy Space Center directly for future guests. We look forward to having you soon in the near future!


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