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Outdoor Adventures for Every Adult in Orlando

Not only does Orlando have miles and miles of theme parks, we’re also home to miles and miles of rivers, lakes and other natural waterways. Better still, there are countless ways for adults to have fun on the water while they’re in town, including these options.

High-Octane Outdoor Action for Adults in Orlando

Buena Vista Watersports: For fun on the water, rent jet-skis from this attraction located close to Disney on the 450-acre Lake Bryan.

Forever Florida Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild: As indicated by the name, they’re primarily known for some of the area’s best zip-lining. They also have a guided horseback ride that takes you through a historic trail.

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park: Just 15 minutes from Walt Disney World in Kissimmee, Tree Trek offers an aerial adventure with six courses, 97 games and two massive zip lines.

Revolution Off Road: Operate ATVs, dune buggies and ARGO amphibious vehicles through 200 acres of tracks and trails 30 minutes west of Disney in Clermont.

Screamin’ Gator Zip Line: Not for the faint of heart, this option at Gatorland invites you to zip-line over throngs of alligators. They’re in Kissimmee, about 20 minutes from Disney.

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Boat Tours, Kayaking & Natural Springs Activities for Adults

Boggy Creek Airboat and Wildlife Safari Rides: Explore the Florida Everglades at speeds up to 50 mph at this attraction, approximately 40 minutes from Disney in Kissimmee.

Brevard Zoo: Although it’s about an hour east of Orlando in Melbourne, this zoo is worth visiting for the country’s only guided kayak tour around an animal exhibit, among other reasons.

Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Rides: Board a six-passenger boat with a high-tech headset that allows clear communication with your fellow passengers and the captain. They’re in Kissimmee, about 30 minutes from Disney.

Wekiwa Springs State Park: Located 30 minutes north of downtown Orlando, this park encompasses 7,800 acres with a natural spring for swimming and canoeing.

Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park: Travel through 100,000 acres of the Florida Everglades, with a starting point about 40 minutes from Universal Orlando in Kenansville.

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour: This is another great way to see local birds — not to mention the beautiful waterways and homes that wind through this charming city 20 minutes north of Orlando.