Get ready to cool off and relax at some of Orlando’s best lazy rivers at resorts and water parks (Universal Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort pictured).

With so much to see and do in Orlando, don’t forget to take some time to kick back and relax — and where better to do just that than on a lazy river. Unique lazy rivers at Orlando’s water parks and resorts are perfect for drifting away into a peaceful paradise and enjoying the Florida sunshine. Best of all, Orlando’s sunny weather and climate-controlled water means that most of these lazy rivers can be enjoyed year-round.

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Lazy Rivers at Orlando Hotels & Resorts

Some of Orlando’s hotels and resorts have lazy rivers right on property. Just walk outside your room or suite and have easy access to one of these relaxation-filled lazy river experiences.

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Disney’s Beach Club Resort & Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Part of the magical resort offerings at Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort and Disney’s Yacht Club Resort share an on-site, 3-acre water park called Stormalong Bay. This unique pool area includes a lazy river where you can take in the sights of the life-size shipwreck replica, windmill, and New England style architecture.

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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

Hop in the lazy river at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort and enjoy the lush landscaping that surrounds their serene river. This 700-foot-long river includes fun surprises such as a 9-foot waterfall and a run of bubbling rapids. This lazy river was also named one of the most amazing lazy rivers at U.S. hotels by Travel + Leisure.

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando includes a 695-foot-long lazy river at their Surfari Water Park. The lazy river allows you to see the action of the park from a new perspective as you pass by and under some of the park’s other attractions which include the FlowRider Double Surf Simulator and dual water slides. This lazy river was also named by Travel + Leisure as one of the best lazy rivers at U.S. hotels.

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Hilton Orlando

Enjoy the tranquility of the 892-foot-long lazy river at Hilton Orlando. With waterfalls and fountains, this lazy river also features water cannons that your kids will be sure to enjoy.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations® At Orange Lake Resort lazy river
Lazy River at Holiday Inn Club Vacations® at Orange Lake Resort Near Orlando

Holiday Inn Club Vacations® At Orange Lake Resort

Wind down on this 1,200-foot-long lazy river at the River Island pool complex at the Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort. The river connects to a pool at both ends, making it easy to enjoy all of the water attractions that this resort offers. The complex also includes two water slides that allow guests 36 inches and taller to slide right into the lazy-river style pool.

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

Part of the newly opened Grande Lakes Waterpark at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, this lazy river carries you past beautiful natural landscaping, waterfalls and fountains. This new water park is the perfect blend of fun and relaxation, with new water slides and an aquatic obstacle course waiting for you after your restful lazy river ride.

Reunion Resort family in lazy river
Lazy River at Reunion Resort & Golf Club Near Orlando

Reunion Resort & Golf Club

Reunion Resort & Golf Club includes a 5-acre water park for you to enjoy. Their lazy river features refreshing waterfalls and tropical landscaping. There is also a 110-foot water slide that lets guests 42 inches and taller slide right into the river.

Signia By Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing Walt Disney World fireworks as you float along the lazy river at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Perfect for all ages and for any time of day, this lazy river is ideal for getting into the vacation mindset.

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Part of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort pays homage to the Florida beach culture of the ‘50s and ‘60s. The winding lazy river fits this retro theme and includes beach umbrellas, surprise water jets and waterfalls along its path. Just steps away from one of the resort’s pools and a sand area complete with lounge chairs, this lazy river is the perfect spot to spend some time focused on nothing other than relaxing.

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Lazy Rivers at Orlando Water Parks

Take a break from the action-packed thrills of Orlando’s water parks and recharge on these relaxing lazy rivers. Grab an inner tube and float for as long as you would like on these continuous loops filled with picturesque scenery and fun surprises.

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park (Temporarily Unavailable)

Chill out on an inner tube and float along Cross Country Creek at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park at Walt Disney World® Resort. This 3,000-foot-long lazy river winds through the entire park and features polar caves, bubbling geysers, an illuminated grotto and occasional showers from Mount Gushmore. Be on the lookout for Ice Gator, Blizzard Beach’s mascot.

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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Also at Walt Disney World, you can take a scenic journey around Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park on Castaway Creek. This 2,000-foot-long lazy river features cool mists, shady grottos, waterfalls, overhead rope bridges and a tunnel carved into Mount Mayday.

Aquatica® Orlando

Grab an inner tube and embark on a relaxing ride on Loggerhead Lane at Aquatica® Orlando, part of SeaWorld® Orlando. While floating along this lazy river, you will encounter fun surprises such as waterfalls and a grotto filled with views of a school of tropical fish. Make sure to keep an eye out for a peek at the park’s dolphin exhibit as you float along!

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For even more unforgettable experiences in and on the water, book a day at Discovery Cove®, a unique day resort where you can relax, play and enjoy animal encounters, with food and beverages included with admission.

Universal Volcano Bay

Located at Universal Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort, the Kopiko Wai Winding River takes you on a twisting and meandering adventure through the park. From the mesmerizing Stargazer’s Cavern to surprise sprays of water, this lazy river is perfect to drift away and enjoy time with your friends and family.

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LEGOLAND® Water Park at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort near Orlando

LEGOLAND® Water Park

Create and build your own raft with floating LEGO® bricks while cruising along the lazy river at LEGOLAND® Water Park! The Build-A-Raft lazy river is a 1,000 feet of awesome fun where families can see HUGE LEGO models while enjoying the Florida sunshine. LEGOLAND Water Park is separately ticketed park at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

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Island H20 Live! waterpark
Chat Creek at Island H2O Live! Near Orlando

Island H20 Live!

Island H20 Live! is a social media-themed water park located adjacent to Margaritaville Resort Orlando and near Walt Disney World. The social media theme extends to their lazy river, aptly named Chat Creek. There, you can enjoy a peaceful ride and snap some photos for your own social media posts.

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Map of Orlando’s Lazy Rivers

Use this interactive map to find the lazy rivers featured in this blog.

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