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Calling All Adrenaline Junkies, Check Out These Extreme Activities in Orlando

  • March 13, 2023
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Off-roading, zip-lining, indoor skydiving—these are just a few extreme activities in Orlando calling your name. Orlando has tons of fun experience that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. From small scares to big thrills there’s something for every type of adrenaline junkie!

Check out these extreme activities in Orlando! 👇

extreme activities in orlando

1. Ride an Airboat at Wild Florida

📸: @wildfloridairboats

Extreme activities in Orlando aren’t that hard to find, bringing us to our first contender. Come immerse yourself in the vastness of the Everglades—right on the water with Wild Florida Airboat Tours. Get up close and personal with Florida‘s native wildlife in a unique way you‘ve never experienced before.

Booking an airboat tour at Wild Florida gets you on a U.S. Coast Guard-approved airboat as you navigate through endless beautiful swamps, marshes and rivers. Try to spot some alligators, eagles, and more!

Hours & Location

Monday | 9AM—6PM
Tuesday | 9AM—6PM
Wednesday | 9AM—6PM
Thursday | 9AM—6PM
Friday | 9AM—6PM
Saturday | 9AM—6PM
Sunday | Closed

📍 3301 Lake Cypress Rd, Kenansville, FL 34739

extreme activities in orlando

2. Ziplining at Gatorland

Get that birds-eye view from above at one of Florida‘s most hair raising attractions. Strap in, buckle up, and head on over to Gatorland if you‘re looking for some adrenaline-pumping action. If you dare, zipline over the Alligator Breeding Marsh and Cuban and Nile Crocodiles 1,200 feet above the ground!

This attraction takes you up to seven stories before letting you go, speeding up to 30 mph on lines ranging from 230 feet to over 500 feet!

Hours & Location

Monday | 10AM—5PM
Tuesday | 10AM—5PM
Wednesday | 10AM—5PM
Thursday | 10AM—5PM
Friday | 10AM—5PM
Saturday | 10AM—5PM
Sunday | 10AM—5PM

📍 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, Florida 32837

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3. Paddleboard Orlando

📸: @wekiwaisland

No ocean in Orlando? No problem. At Paddleboard Orlando, you can explore the Wekiwa Springs State Park by paddleboard, kayak or canoe. You can rent the equipment and explore on your own or take one of their daily tours offered 7 days a week. We recommend trying out their Magical Manatee Moments Tour, where you get up close in personal with fun animals.

Hours & Location

Monday | 8:30AM—6PM
Tuesday | 8:30AM—6PM
Wednesday | 8:30AM—6PM
Thursday | 8:30AM—6PM
Friday | 8:30AM—6PM
Saturday | 8:30AM—6PM
Sunday | 8:30AM—6PM

📍 1014 Miami Springs Dr, Longwood, FL 32779

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4. iFLY Indoor Skydiving

📸: @iflyus

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to skydive without actually having to jump out of an airplane? iFLY Indoor Skydiving is one extreme activity in Orlando that’s giving you the skydiving experience in their state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnels. So grab your crew, suit up, and get ready to get your adrenaline pumping.

Hours & Location

Monday | 10AM—7PM
Tuesday | 10AM—7PM
Wednesday | 10AM—7PM
Thursday | 10AM—7PM
Friday | 10AM—8PM
Saturday | 10AM—9PM
Sunday | 10AM—7PM

📍 8969 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

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5. Horse Riding Orlando

📸: Horse Riding Orlando

Are you looking for a city escape without actually having to leave Orlando? Go for an hour-long horseback ride through the untouched Florida pastures at Horse Riding Orlando. They have both early morning and evening rides available, so no matter what time you roll out of bed, there‘s a perfect time slot waiting for you.

Hours & Location

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday | Closed
Saturday | 9AM—7:30PM
Sunday | 9AM—7:30PM

📍 2001 Macy Island Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34744

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6. Xtreme Ninja Challenge

📸: @xtreme_ninja_challenge

Do you think you have what it takes to be an American Ninja Warrior? We did—kind of. Put your skills to the test at the Xtreme Ninja Challenge! This obstacle course tests your strength through a series of obstacles seen on the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior. The best part? It’s fit for both kids and adults, so everyone gets to partake in the fun!

Hours & Location

Monday | 2PM—11PM
Tuesday | 2PM—11PM
Wednesday | 2PM—11PM
Thursday | 2PM—11PM
Friday | 2PM—11PM
Saturday | 11AM—11PM
Sunday | 12PM—11PM

📍 5770 US-192, Kissimmee, FL 34746

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7. Altitude Trampoline Park

📸: @altitudetrampolinepark

Jumpstart your day—literally—at Altitude Trampoline Park, a warehouse filled with wall-to-wall trampolines. You can jump on the trampolines, play a game of dodgeball or even challenge your friends in the many obstacles. This is a great way to not only have a little fun but to also hit your daily move goal!

Hours & Location

Monday | 10AM—9PM
Tuesday | 10AM—9PM
Wednesday | 10AM—9PM
Thursday | 10AM—9PM
Friday | 10AM—10PM
Saturday | 10AM—10PM
Sunday | 10AM—9PM

📍 2703 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34741

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8. Bigfoot Axe Throwers

📸: @bigfootaxethrowers

One of the most underrated extreme activities in Orlando, If you’re looking to spice up your night out with friends, family or even co-workers, is Bigfoot Axe Throwers. You heard that right, axe throwing! Being Orlando’s largest ax-throwing venue, this is an absolute must-do for an adrenaline rush! And they’ve recently added on a rage room just in case you decide smashing things might be a little more fun than throwing.

Hours & Location

Monday | 5PM—10PM
Tuesday | 5PM—10PM
Wednesday | 5PM—10PM
Thursday | 5PM—10PM
Friday | 3PM—11PM
Saturday | 12PM—11PM
Sunday | 12PM—10PM

📍 3262 Vineland Rd suite 107, Kissimmee, FL 34746

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9. Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Orlando

📸: @andrettikarting

Tired of I-4 traffic? We don’t blame you! Take your need for speed to Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Orlando. This funhouse is filled with games, bowling, and extreme go-karting. With speeds hitting up to 35mph, this is the real deal and is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. So what are you waiting for? Grab your crew; it’s time to race to the finish line.

Hours & Location

Monday | 11AM—11PM
Tuesday | 11AM—11PM
Wednesday | 11AM—11PM
Thursday | 11AM—11PM
Friday | 10AM—1AM
Saturday | 10AM—1AM
Sunday | 10AM—12AM

📍 9299 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

extreme activities in orlando

10. Revolution Off Road

📷 Revolution Off Road

Calling all nature lovers! Revolution Off Road is 230 acres of Florida countryside filled with off-road activities with and without wheels. They have fishing, archery, clay shooting, and off-roading adventures. Rent an ATV, Mucky Duck or Buggy to get a chance to enjoy real nature up close.

Hours & Location

Monday | 9AM—4PM
Tuesday | 9AM—4PM
Wednesday | 9AM—4PM
Thursday | 9AM—4PM
Friday | 9AM—4PM
Saturday | 9AM—4PM
Sunday | 9AM—4PM

📍 4000 FL-33, Clermont, FL 34714

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11. Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park

📷 Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park

A short drive away from Orlando, you‘ll find two large canyons and four stunning lakes! You’ll have a hard time believing the Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park is still located in central Florida. They offer a series of different tours, but our favorite is the Big Cliff Canyon tour—complete with nine zip lines up to 1,100 ft. long! Are you up for the thrilling challenge?

Hours & Location

Monday | 9AM—5PM
Tuesday | 9AM—5PM
Wednesday | 9AM—5PM
Thursday | 9AM—5PM
Friday | 9AM—5PM
Saturday | 9AM—5PM
Sunday | 9AM—5PM

📍 8045 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34475

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12. Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

📷 Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures

If you want the full Florida experience, an airboat ride from Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures is a must. Explore Florida’s swamplands in an airboat hitting speeds of 45mph. Not only is it a great way to get your adrenaline pumping, but it’ll also give you the opportunity to get up close to exotic birds, turtles, and even alligators!

Hours & Location

Monday | 9AM—5:30PM
Tuesday | 9AM—5:30PM
Wednesday | 9AM—5:30PM
Thursday | 9AM—5:30PM
Friday | 9AM—5:30PM
Saturday | 9AM—5:30PM
Sunday | 9AM—5:30PM

📍 2001 E Southport Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746

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13. Launch Family Entertainment Park

📸: @launchorlandofl

Laser tag, bowling, a trampoline park, and a virtual reality experience—the Launch Family Entertainment Park has all the extreme activities in Orlando area. This 50,000-square-foot entertainment spot has something for everyone, every age, and every adrenaline level!

Hours & Location

Monday | 10AM—10PM
Tuesday | 10AM—10PM
Wednesday | 10AM—10PM
Thursday | 10AM—10PM
Friday | 10AM—12AM
Saturday | 10AM—12AM
Sunday | 10AM—10PM

📍 610 N Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828

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14. Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park Zip Line

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park Zip Line takes thrilling adventures to new heights—literally. Strap in and navigate one of Tree Trek’s four obstacle courses as they continually get higher and more challenging. Then, make it to the advanced red course, and you’ll win bragging rights forever!

Hours & Location

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 8AM—12PM
Wednesday | 8AM—12PM
Thursday | 8AM—12PM
Friday | 8AM—12PM
Saturday | 8AM—1PM
Sunday | 8AM—1PM

📍 7625 Sinclair Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747

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15. Lake Nona Adventure Park

Lake Nona Adventure Park is where the adventure really begins. This large water-based entertainment venue is one of Lake Nona’s top thrilling attractions. With a climbing tower, rope course, and aqua park, it’s the ultimate outdoor experience. So whether you come with your family, friends or a date, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone.

Hours & Location

Monday | 12PM—7PM
Tuesday | 12PM—7PM
Wednesday | 12PM—7PM
Thursday | 12PM—7PM
Friday | 12PM—7PM
Saturday | 12PM—7PM
Sunday | 12PM—7PM

📍14086 Centerline Dr, Orlando, FL 32827

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15. Max Action Arena

📸: @maxactioniconpark

On the hunt for extreme activities in Orlando that are family-friendly? The Max Action Arena is your spot. Located in ICON Park, this new hot spot has taken Central Florida by storm. With virtual reality, axe throwing, escape rooms,  and arcade games, they’re coving all the basis.

Hours & Location

Monday | 11AM—10PM
Tuesday | 11AM—10PM
Wednesday | 11AM—10PM
Thursday | 11AM—10PM
Friday | 11AM—12AM
Saturday | 11AM—12AM
Sunday | 11AM—10PM

📍8441 International Drive, Suite 200, Orlando, Florida 32819

Ready to Try the Extreme Activities in Orlando?

There are so many extreme activities in Orlando that are calling your name. As you start to cross these off your bucket list, don’t forget to take us along. Follow us on Instagram @StuffToDoInOrlando and tag us in all your thrilling adventures!

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