Make a Splash
Miles of lazy rivers, massive wave pools and some of the most thrilling waterslides imaginable await at Orlando’s water parks.
Dive Into Nature
Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, fishing and manatee encounters at pristine natural springs less than an hour from Orlando.
DRIFT AWAY ALL DAY
Orlando’s miles of lazy rivers offer fun, maximum relaxation, blue skies and endless water. The only thing missing is you.
Cutting-edge adventures, fresh dining options and never-before-had dreams are just some of the many new reasons to visit Orlando.
Orlando’s theme parks get a lot of well-deserved attention, but our water parks are marvels, too. Dive into out-of-this-world adventures for sunny family fun or a weekend getaway at Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort and other locations throughout the area.
Discover: Orlando Water Parks
Please note: Orlando’s water parks are subject to seasonal and maintenance closings. Check with your favorite water parks for their current status.
An amazing all-inclusive day resort, Discovery Cove® is a tropical oasis known for incredible animal encounters, tranquil relaxation and unforgettable fun in the water — plus endless snacks and beverages, including alcohol for guests 21 and up. It’s less like a water park, more like an underwater adventure, and sure to be a day you’ll never forget.
Universal Volcano Bay
Part of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Volcano Bay features South Pacific ambience and innovative technology designed to change the way you wait for rides.
Since 1973, SeaWorld® Orlando has specialized in all things aquatic — and Aquatica® Orlando builds on the legend with up-close animal encounters, year-round availability and a South Seas vibe.
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
The water is always warm at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park at Walt Disney World® Resort, billed as Florida’s only outdoor ski resort — which is “melting” in the Florida sun.
LEGOLAND® Water Park
Orlando’s famous theme parks are guaranteed to create magical memories that will last a lifetime, but some of our most alluring attractions extend beyond manmade marvels to unexpected surprises — including these natural springs, all an hour or less from our tourism districts.
Kelly Park and Rock Springs Run State Reserve
With a free-flowing natural spring at a consistently cool 68 degrees, you’ll want to bring inflatable tubes or rent some at the park entrance for a relaxing 25-minute float down this natural lazy river. Or take a crystal-clear kayaking tour with Get Up and Go Kayaking to explore the beauty of the Emerald Cut.
Blue Spring State Park
With crystal-clear waters that allow you to see past the scurrying fish to the sandy bottom, Blue Spring State Park is a winter home of the Florida manatee.
De Leon Springs State Park
Bring your own floats and hang out in the 500-foot-wide swimming area, fish from the pier at Spring Garden Run, or even free-dive deep into the massive, 30-foot underwater cave.
Wekiwa Springs State Park
The oldest tourist attraction in Central Florida, Wekiwa Springs State Park has been a top hidden gem for more than a century.
No matter the season, Orlando’s hotel and resort pools are open for business and ready for you to make a splash with lazy rivers, waterslides, gorgeous scenery, secluded grottos, underwater sound systems and kid-friendly fun — not to mention heated water in case temperatures get chilly.
Discover: Orlando’s Coolest Pools
Escape winter by spending a perfect day — or more — drifting away on Orlando’s best lazy rivers. Grab a tube and cast off for endless water, blissful relaxation and blue skies at water parks and resorts throughout the destination.
Discover: Orlando’s Best Lazy Rivers
Orlando’s gorgeous weather and amazing aquatic adventures aren’t the only reasons to visit this fall and winter. You can also count on fresh experiences and never-before-had dreams all over town — including these highlights.
Discover: New Things to See & Do in Orlando
Florida’s Brightline high-speed rail service is revolutionizing travel to Orlando from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and other points south, delivering a seamless journey from departure to arrival with exceptional comfort and convenience.
New at Walt Disney World® Resort
Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana
Explore and engage with water as it travels from the skies to the oceans and back again at Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana, new at EPCOT.
TRON Lightcycle / Run
Now open at Magic Kingdom Park, TRON Lightcycle / Run is one of the fastest coasters at any Disney theme park in the world.
New at SeaWorld® Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando’s seventh roller coaster, Pipeline: The Surf Coaster is the first of its kind. Immersive design elements include a dynamic surfing launch and “wave jumping” motions for a one-of-a-kind ocean adventure.
New at Universal Orlando Resort
Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast and Illumination’s Minion Land
Headlining the new Illumination’s Minion Land at Universal Studios Florida, Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast features immersive environments, nefarious villains and tons of mischievous Minions.
Universal’s Great Movie Escape
New to Universal CityWalk, Universal’s Great Movie Escape is the first-ever escape room experience inspired by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World and Back to the Future.
New at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Now open at LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park, Pirate River Quest is a family-friendly treasure hunt adventure. Led by a pirate in search of a lost treasure, it will take you through the uncharted waters of the legendary Cypress Gardens to discover the secrets protecting its canals.
WHERE FUN IS ALWAYS IN FORECAST
Shed your frigid winter gear and make a splash in vibrant blue waters throughout Orlando.
Goodbye Winter, Hello Orlando
Ready to put the cold on hold? The knowledgeable Vacation Planners at Visit Orlando’s Vacation Planning Services can help you with every step of your planning, including answering your questions, providing trusted advice, and being your source for discounted theme park and attraction tickets from Visit Orlando powered by BestofOrlando.com. Make your reservations and prepare for the ultimate winter escape in Orlando.