A Florida holiday would not be complete without a theme park trip or two to Fun Spot America Orlando. The Fun Spot America theme parks are in three separate locations and are family owned and extremely popular. Two prime locations in Florida are the settings for Fun Spot America’s top two theme parks. Firstly, Fun Spot America Orlando being in close proximity to Universal Orlando Resort. Merely a mile or so, in fact. The second park is Fun Spot America Kissimmee. Another prime location, close to Walt Disney World Resort too. With only five miles being the distance. Mainland America has more Fun Spot America theme parks in the pipeline too. As well as, seeing the opening of their newest park in Atlanta.
The two Florida Fun Spot’s are promoting a message of ‘Safe and Clean Fun’ for families that visit. Both having wonderful and engaging attractions. On the other hand, both parks differ somewhat and have unique and diverse attractions too. Setting them apart from one another by way of attractions means that both parks are worthy of a visit. Which park is your favourite? Orlando or Kissimmee? Visit both and let us know which Fun Spot America do you prefer?
Fun Spot America Orlando Theme Park
Opening at 10:00 am and Closing at Midnight, seven days a week!
Florida’s Fun Spot America Orlando Theme Park is magnificent. Housing many exciting attractions and rides as well as food concession stalls and the fabulous Gator Spot. Night times are spectacular with the whole park lit up against the night sky. Take advantage of the Orlando theme park in all it’s splendour after the sun has set. See the rides twinkling and flashing and enjoy the fun of the fair. Browse at your own pace and treat the family to a day, or night experience here. The park is quite reasonably priced at around £35 for a single day pass and about £58 for a summer season pass.
The latter option meaning that you can go however many times you like. Look out for special offers too, which are frequently available with Fun Spot America Orlando theme park. Also, be aware that some of the rides have height restrictions in place as a safety measure that must be adhered to.
Fun Spot America Orlando Gator Spot
Opening at 11: 00 am and Closing at 23:00 pm.
Joining forces for a spectacular exhibit, Gatorland and Fun Spot America Orlando bring you Gator Spot. A fantastic area of the theme park where you can come and visit the alligators. The huge oasis that houses both crocodiles and alligators is spread over a staggering 15,000 square feet. Inside the oasis you can see the famous, but rare Leucistic Alligator living happily. He is a solitary white alligator living amongst more than one hundred other alligators here. Feeding time is at 16:00 pm daily and is an awesome experience not to be missed. Gator Spot is an extremely popular exhibit at the theme park and visitors are constant.
Aside from the alligators mentioned, there are also other reptiles that you can see. For example, the colourful snakes and lizards are housed here too. As well as the baby alligators in the aquariums, there are also vibrant and colourful exotic birds to see. Don’t forget the camera, as photographs are welcomed at Gator Spot.
Fun Spot America Orlando Attractions and Rides
Height Restrictions of 24″to 50″ or 0.6 metres to 1.27 metres apply on the following children’s rides.
Come and have a turn on the Kiddie Swing and relax as the ride turns around as you sit comfortably in your chair. Feel the wind on your face as you swing through the air on this pleasant and relaxing ride. See the children smiling and waving as they pass you by on each rotation. A great opportunity to take photographs of your children enjoying the ride in the Florida sunshine. A pleasurable photograph makes the memory last forever. Bring the kids for a turn on this classic family favourite, rotational fairground ride. Besides, you can have a five minute rest whilst they are entertained too.
Bright and colourful Super Tucks is another classic fairground favourite with the youngsters. Gorgeous green and yellow, sparkly trucks are coupled together and set in motion on the second rotational ride. Take a place in the drivers seat and steer your wheel in turn with the track navigation. Or, take a seat in the back of the truck and relax as you watch the convoy moving around the circuit. There are horns to toot as you ride too, which are very popular with the children who ride. Hear the children both cheering and laughing as they circle the Super Truck tracks.
A Height Restriction of 32″to 50″ or 0.81 metres to 1.27 metres apply to the Tea Cups ride. Swirl and whirl away in the Tea Cups ride and enjoy the gentle spinning around the circuit. Take your seat with family and friends as well as other children on the fabulous spinning tea cups. Sit back and enjoy as the attendants gently spin your cup as the ride rotates and naturally turns you too. Up to four children can ride in the same cup and the steering wheel in the centre can be turned to spin yourself faster too. Get your whole tea party to spin for dizzying pleasures.
Height Restrictions are in place for the following rides. They are set to children being 36″ or 0.91 metres tall to be able to ride.
Take a ride on the Happy Swing here and enjoy a sway back and forth of a gentle nature. The ride seats six children and is classed as a low level thrill ride too. Watch as the children are rocked backwards as well as forwards in yet another family favourite fairground classic ride. There are one or two tummy tickling moments to be had here . Listen to the giggling and squealing as the children struggle to contain their excitement. One or two of the braver youngsters throw their hands in the air as they swing, but again squealing with excitement too. A perfect ride for the daredevils who are too small for the major rides.
Grab a seat on the fabulous Frog Hopper and prepare yourself for a low level rated thrill ride. Also, seating six children on the ride too. get ready for the seats to raise and ascend the supporting frame. You can see a lot from the top of the Frog Hopper. Can you endure the tummy tickles here? Get ready to be dropped suddenly and then bounced up and down as the ride raises and lowers the seats. See the little legs flying out as the carriage drops. Not only that, hear the squirms of giggles and excitement as the children are continually bounced up and down. Lasting a good few minutes too. Many children love the sensation and demand to ride again.
Ride the brilliant Sea Serpent Roller Coaster and soar around the track as a reasonable speed. Take your seat at the head of the serpent and watch as you slither the tracks and twist and turn on the bends. Gentle, yet fast enough to be rated as a low level thrill ride also. Hold on to your tummies as the serpent plunges into small dips and bumps on the tracks. Throw your hands in the air to maximise the thrilling sensation as you speed through the bends and bumps as well as, twisting turns of the track and hidden dips. Ride with family and friends in the two-seater carriages, or brave the journey solo.
The Following rides carry a height restriction of 42″ or 1.0 metre tall or over. Any child under 36″ or 0.91 metres can ride with an adult.
The crazy Scooby Boo fun-house is a must for children who visit. Set over two stories this action packed attraction is themed on the famous Scooby Doo and features all the aspects of a fairground fun-house too. Step inside and see if you can navigate through obstacles to climb over as well as crawl through to reach the exit. There are bridges to cross that wobble as you step on them and floors that move and twist as you try to pass. Balance is key here. With safety in mind, the area is enclosed so that the youngsters can look out at the park, yet not fall through. Ending with a colourful slide, the attraction is great fun.
Have a go on the Fun Slide at the park and enjoy the experience too. With three bright and colourful lanes to choose from, take your pick and race to the finish. At night, when the slide is lit up the atmosphere is different and racing in the dark with the lanes lit up is awesome. You can slide with friends and family as well as total strangers. Can you beat them all over the gentle bumps to the bottom. You have to ride in a special sack given before you make your way to the top. This sack enhances the sliding experience as well as keeping you safe. Also, it glides on the surface allowing for a speedy descent.
A Fun Fair would not be complete without the Carousel. Come and see for yourself. It is one of the most popular rides of any fairground going back centuries. Choose your mount and climb aboard. The rotating floor spins as the horses bounce up and down with each rotation. Great family fun on a relaxing ride, where you can feel the breeze on your skin as you ride. Perfect for families to ride together or against one another too. The nostalgic music adds to the atmosphere. Take a ride on the carousel horses and wave to the spectators as you glide passed them on a velvety smooth journey from your mount. Sit back, hold on and enjoy the ride.
Race a child sized go-kart on the famous Cadet Track here at Fun Spot Orlando and see if you have what it takes to complete the course. You are harnessed into the go-kart for safety and the track is kitted out with safety lanes too. Apart from that you are free to steer and accelerate as you see fit on the Cadet Track. Learning to navigate a go-kart has never been so much fun. The track winds and bends around a small course which you can loop over and over to practise steering and manoeuvring around the turns. Once you have mastered the basics then the race is on to beat the other racers. Have fun trying.
Are you brave enough to ride the Screamer? The ride is set as a moderate thrill experience and draws in children who long for the thrill too. The carriage slowly ascends, climbing up the vertical frame with it’s passengers. From the top of the frame you can see some fabulous views of Orlando surrounding the park. Don’t get to relaxed yet though as the ride suddenly and without warning, drops you back down towards the ground. Cheering and excited gasps can be heard as the Screamer alternates the motion and direction by constantly raising and dropping the carriages of excited passengers as the stomachs are fluttering at the experience. Lasting for several minutes, the riders are subject to this moderate thrilling experience of plunging at speeds that make both gasps of pleasure, as well as legs involuntarily swinging out. Great fun for the children as a transition ride of ages!
Being sister to the SkyCoaster in Kissimmee and also, the second tallest SkyCoaster in the World, riding here is another major thrill. Set as a high thrill experience ride, the SkyCoaster certainly lives up to it’s reputation. Are you brave enough to take on the SkyCoaster? With room for three riders at once, take your place on the platform at the foot of the ride. You can choose to ride with family members or friends too. Fitted with a special flight-suit that is both harnessed and checked for safety before you ride. Step into the small lift and prepare to be winched upwards to 250 feet above ground. From the top, you can see the full beauty of Orlando. Wait for the tannoy to announce that launch is imminent and get ready mentally. Soar across the park in free flight and experience the ultimate thrill.
The following rides carry a height restriction set by Fun Spot America Orlando. They are that you have to be at least 46″ or 1.16 metres tall to ride, with very few exceptions.
Ride the Revolver if you want to see an amazing view of the park as well as the beautiful surrounding city of Orlando. One exception to the height restriction is that smaller children may be accompanied by an adult to ride. Take your seat in one of the shaded carriages to begin your adventure. Set as a low level thrill ride, the Revolver is perfect for families to ride and enjoy together. Travel slowly as the wheel revolves around and circles at a relaxing pace. Take in the beauty of the surrounding scenery and feel the gentle breeze on your skin as you do so.
The exciting Scramblur has no exceptions to the height restrictions as the speed and nature of the ride are set as a moderate thrill level experience. Once seated in the carriages that hold two, get ready for some fast paced fun. The ride rotates in two separate directions at the same time to maximise the thrill experience. The carriages spin around freely and the building momentum changes the direction without warning. Throw your hands in the air and bring on the excitement. Can you handle the giddy stomach and head spinning nature of the Scramblur?
Head Rush 360
Feel the excitement on the Head Rush 360, located here at Fun Spot America Orlando. There are no exceptions to the height restrictions on this ride, purely for safety. The Head Rush 360 is one of the top attractions at the park and sees thousands of thrill seekers visiting to ride. Set as a high level thrill experience, it does not disappoint. With pacy speeds and directional as well as rotational swings, the riders are often subject to head rushes of adrenaline soaked excitement. Hence why, the ride takes it’s name as Head Rush 360. Swinging back and forth like a pendulum as well as hovering upside down all adds to the excitement of the ride too. Can you handle the Head Rush 360?
Tilt A Whirl
The amazing Tilt A Whirl ride is an action-packed family ride for the older children. There is an exception made to height restriction set in place by Fun Spot America Orlando. That is that children who are 36 ” or 0.91 metres tall may still ride, but with an adult. Set as a moderate thrill experience, the ride is great family fun. The car in which you sit is free-spinning itself and whirls around freely. Couple that with a whole rotating floor too and this is where the excitement begins. The twirling sensation of the car mixed with the rotational tilting of the floor is great fun. Hence why, the ride takes the name Tilt A Whirl too.
Ride the White Lightning roller coaster and take to the wooden tracks at sensational speeds of up to 48 miles per hour. Rising high above the park and gliding along the rails, the White Lightning is a fast, but smooth experience. Set as a high level thrill experience, it is a ride that has to be tried. Many people come to visit Fun Spot due to the major attractions here like the White Lightning roller coaster. With twin seats front and back of each car, you can ride with family or friends if you prefer. Enjoy the dizzying heights and speeds of the wooden roller coaster and experience the stomach clenching plunges, twists and turns.
Family fun can be had on the terrific Bumper Boats that are housed at the park. Exceptions to height restrictions are made that children can ride in the boat with an adult. However, they are not allowed to steer or control the boat. The rotational steering can be tricky to master at first, but practise makes perfect and becomes great fun and entertainment too. You can bump and water squirt other riders too. Take to the waters with your family and friends and have some classic family fun with the bumper boats here. How many other riders can you bump and squirt whilst navigating the waters?
No fairground would be complete without the classic take on Bumper Kars. An exception made to the height restriction is that children of 36″ or 0.91 metres tall can ride with an adult, but only as a seat belted passenger. Experience the Bumper Kars and race around the circuit of the course. Try to avoid bumps from the other racers, but instead aim for bumping them first. Gently shove the other cars out of your way and accelerate the track to dodge and collide with others. Great family fun for the younger passengers too. Can you remain un-bumped on the Bumper Kars?
Height restrictions are set in place for the following three rides. Fun Spot America Orlando sets this at having to be 48″ or 1.21 metres tall to be able to participate on the ride. One or two rides do have exceptions too.
Ride the amazing Rip Curl and enjoy the water themed high speed ride. Set as a moderate thrill experience, the Rip Curl is very pacy and speeds over the gentle bumps in the track with a smooth crossing, yet stomach catching excitement. The cars are designed to seat two people so riding with a friend or a family member is achievable. See the water themed interior and above lighting as a dizzying blur as the ride speeds through the rotational circuit. Throw your hands upwards and welcome the stomach tickles as you glide over the tracks at an adrenaline induced pace, if you dare.
Try a ride on the Freedom Flyer and see if you can handle the speed and heights of the ride. An exception is made that children of 0.91 metres or 36″ tall may still ride, but only with an adult. Take to the tracks and swing freely from suspended carriages that hover over the park. Enjoy the free swinging of the cars as it glides around the tracks of this ingenious inverted roller coaster. Also, now featuring a state of the art VR Headset on some of the seats, passengers can ride the rails whilst engaging in a virtual reality experience for a two in one thrilling experience. Not every seat has the VR Headset, but the ones that do are an experience not to be missed.
Take your place on the amazing Hot Seat and prepare for a high thrilling experience once you set off. Featured here as a major attraction, Hot Seat sees plenty of visitors. Dare you defy gravity and ride the Hot Seat? With twin carriages, friends or family members can ride right alongside you and share the ultimate thrill ride too. Harnessing the power from it’s two enormous arms, Hot Seat starts motion and swings it’s riders into a to and fro motion. Enjoy being thrown into the air and swung perpendicular as the ride gets going. With degrees of more than 180 in some parts the experience is stomach clenching. Being almost impossible to contain your adrenaline levels, screaming out is normal and the excitement that emanates from this ride draws other visitors too. Faint-hearted people should ride, due to the accelerated speeds and swinging actions.
Height restriction of 54″ or 1.37 metres tall apply to the Enterprise ride. Take your seat in the gondola on the superb Enterprise and experience the high level thrill experience at Fun Spot America Orlando. The free spinning gondola seat is put through it’s paces as the ride gets going. Firstly rotating parallel with the ground and then both lifting as well as tilting to spin the riders at almost 90 degrees. The ride is very fast and the park looks like a blur as you rotate whilst accelerating the wheel. Kept in your seat only by the force of gravity as you spin around and around.
Fun Spot America Orlando Go-Karts
The go-karts carry a height restriction too. You have to be at least 1.37 metres or 54″ tall to ride unaccompanied.
Thrasher Red Track
Experience the Thrasher Red Track go-karting experience at Fun Spot America Orlando. Take to the red track in your go-kart and see if you can steer the twisting and turning course. Being a flat and smooth road course, the speeds reachable are awesome. You can accelerate and really race here. Take on family members or friends as well as complete strangers to be the first to finish. Learn to steer and control the go-kart before taking on a full blown race too. Enjoy the fast speeds and navigational skills as you soar the track to complete the circuit.
Quad Helix Yellow Track
Try out the brilliant Quad Helix Yellow Track and race around the complex track to victory. The yellow track is for the highest skilled racers as the track can take some navigating to master the corkscrew turns and bends. Set over four stories in height and snaking around bends with steep banks, the track is superb. Elevated turns are frequent and one bend sees a steep bank of over 25 degrees. Perfect for the adrenaline pumped thrill seekers who enjoy a fast race over a complex track. Test out your karting skills, can you handle the Quad Helix Yellow Track?
Commander Green Track
Race the Commander Green Track at Fun Spot America Orlando and steer your way to become the winner. Actually, this is no mean feat. Commander Green Track is quite extreme and takes some serious skills to navigate the twists and turns on this 45 foot high course. Have you got what it takes to master the green track. Get into the go-kart and see what you can do. test out the track and when you have control,take on the other racers to compete for the finishing line. Sounds easy right? Apparently not!, even the most skilled racers often underestimate the twists and turns too.
Conquest Blue Track
Take your go-kart on the Conquest Blue Track and race through the smooth faces and contours of the track. More suitable for drivers that are at an intermediate skill level. The Conquest Blue track is staged over multi levels and features a double corkscrew as well as a figure of eight design. Learn to master the course here before taking on the advanced green track. Test out your driving skills and steer the go-kart through the steep turns and bends. Glide down the slopes and accelerate using the throttle to reach the finishing line. A great experience for mid skilled drivers.
Fun Spot America Orlando Dining
Dining at Fun Spot America Orlando is found at the SkyDiner. They cook and serve delicious snacks and fast food to consume on the go. The staff here are both welcoming and friendly too.
Selling all the American classics like burgers, fries and hot dogs as well as cold salads and sandwiches. The subs on offer here are a great choice too. You can choose to eat either inside the air conditioned diner or outside where there is a small amount of seating provided.
The atmosphere is both relaxed and casual. Milkshakes are available too, as well as a range of other soft drinks. Hot beverages are also available. Perfect for a well earned pit stop to feed and water the family. Make the most of a full day experience at Fun Spot America Orlando and stop for refreshments at the wonderful SkyDiner.