Take a virtual flight to the moon and back at one of Florida's best attractions! On this full-day Kennedy Space Center tour from Orlando, you’ll tour the NASA facility and Apollo/Saturn V Center to see rockets and their launch pads, plus visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame and the Shuttle Launch Experience. If you wish, you can upgrade your tour to include lunch with an astronaut or get a Space Pass Plus to include a KSC Up-Close tour of the Vehicle Assembly Building, a private guided tour of the fantastic Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and more. We have lift-off!
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- All entrance fees included
- Family friendly
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 – Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D and Space Station 3D, which takes you on a virtual trip to the International Space Station. Enjoy other Kennedy Space Center shows and exhibits including a chance to meet an astronaut at the Astronaut Encounter Show or take a journey to the Angry Birds Space Encounter for intergalactic challenges come to life.
Board a full-size Space Shuttle mock-up and strap in for a virtual launch into space on the Shuttle Launch Experience. Orbit the earth in this awesome simulation, replicating the sights, sounds and feelings of an authentic shuttle launch.
Finish your day with a visit to the US Astronaut Hall of Fame (closed on Thursdays), featuring the world's largest collection of personal astronaut mementos, historic spacecraft and hands-on activities. Sit in a mission control console, take a virtual moonwalk, feel the pull of 4Gs in the G-Force Simulator and land the Space Shuttle.
If you choose, you can upgrade your tour to dine with an astronaut and enjoy a delicious lunch with a member of NASA's Astronaut Corps. Or, choose Space Pass Plus, which combines all of the above with a guided KSC Up-Close tour of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), NASA Causeway, A/B Camera Stop, a look at the countdown clock at Press Site, a crawler transporter used to move Apollo moon rockets and a glance at the Operations and Checkout building.
Finally, relax aboard the bus as you enjoy return transport to Orlando.
New Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit
Starting June 29, don’t miss the brand-new Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit, showcasing the legendary spacecraft, Atlantis. More than 60 interactive experiences highlight the people, passion and patriotism behind NASA’s program that launched the Hubble Space Telescope and built the International Space Station, plus you can 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 strap in to the sights, sounds and sensations of a shuttle launch! As a new addition, travelers can experience a private guided tour of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit, for no additional charge. (Not available with the Space Pass Plus)
Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center
- Round-trip transportation
- IMAX films, all shows and exhibits
- Angry Birds Space Encounter
- Admission to Astronaut Hall of Fame (closed on Thursdays)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Kennedy Space Center Tour of NASA's Launch Headquarters
- Private guided tour of the fantastic Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
- Local taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- 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
- “Dine with an Astronaut” includes a buffet-style meal with vegetarian options
- Thursdays do not include a visit to the Astronaut Hall of Fame
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