Florida Discovery + Orlando (2 nights)
A Florida feast, taking in both Gulf and Atlantic coasts, with a journey into the sub-tropical Everglades and the paradise of the Florida Keys.
Extend your holiday in Orlando the home of world famous attractions such as Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios. On day 11 of your tour check into your Orlando hotel for the next two nights, before transferring to the airport at the end of the stay for your overnight flight home.
DAY 1: UK - Orlando.
Fly to Orlando where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for a two night stay.
DAY 2: Orlando.
Today is free to relax or explore the many sights in the Orlando area. Perhaps visit one of Orlando's famous theme parks, or seek out something a little different - the city is home to a fantastic array of museums and galleries, brilliant shopping, beautiful golf courses and award winning spas.
DAY 3: Orlando - St Augustine - Cocoa Beach.
This morning we head to picturesque St Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States, founded by Juan Ponce de Leon in his search for the legendary Fountain of Youth. You'll visit the Oldest House in the US and the 17th century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument - the oldest masonry fort in the United States. End the day with a walk on sandy Cocoa Beach.
DAY 4: Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral - Fort Lauderdale.
Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Centre are the hub of America's space operations. A NASA tour provides insights into the achievements of America's space programme. We then head south to Fort Lauderdale where you will stay for two nights.
DAY 5: Fort Lauderdale - Miami Beach - Fort Lauderdale.
This morning join our included excursion to Miami Beach, with its colourful art deco buildings, and stop at Miami's lively Bayside Market. Afterwards, return to Fort Lauderdale. Since the rest of the day is at leisure, why not enjoy the Florida sun while relaxing by your hotel pool.
DAY 6: Fort Lauderdale - Key Largo - Key West.
Today, head to Key Largo, where America's largest coral reef protects the shoreline. Travel along the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the Florida Keys to picturesque Key West, the southernmost town in continental United States. The suggestion for this evening is a visit to Mallory Square to view the spectacular sunset and then a stroll on Duval Street with its colourful cafés.
DAY 7: Key West.
A full day to explore the tropical island city of Key West, boasting Victorian homes, gingerbread conch houses and mansions on the National Register. You may want to see Ernest Hemingway's home, Harry Truman's Little Whitehouse, or the John Audubon House and Gardens. No trip would be complete without a visit to the Southernmost Point in the US, situated less than 90 miles north of Cuba.
DAY 8: Key West - Everglades - Naples.
Head back to the mainland and the subtropical wilderness of the Everglades, and board an airboat for your thrilling included ride through the extensive swamplands. Sleepy alligators basking on the banks of the waterways are a common sight. Overnight in Naples.
DAY 9: Naples - Fort Myers - St Pete Beach.
We begin the day with an included visit to Fort Myers, the winter home and laboratory of the famous inventor Thomas Edison, where we'll tour the museum which houses a large collection of his inventions. Be sure not to miss the enormous banyan tree in the tropical, botanical garden! We then step through the always open 'Friendship Gate' to visit Henry Ford's winter home. We will cross Tampa Bay over the impressive Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the resort of St Pete Beach, with its lovely white sand beaches. In the evening, why not join us for an optional dinner cruise along Florida's beautiful inland waters?
DAY 10: St Pete Beach.
A full day to relax at your seaside hotel. The St Pete Beach area offers a fine selection of warm-weather activities, including tennis, golf, deep-sea fishing, and a variety of watersports.
DAY 11: St Pete - Orlando.
Transfer to your hotel in Orlando.
DAY 12: Orlando.
A day to enjoy the many attractions that Orlando has to offer.
DAY 13: Orlando - UK.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
DAY 14: Home landing in the UK.
The sun settles at dusk on Naples Pier
Pointe Orlando shopping mall
Instantly recognisable Epcot, at Walt Disney World Resort
Festival Bay Shopping Centre
The Museum of Art
Look out for alligators
'I' Drive has shops galore
Orlando has much to offer
The Banyan Tree at Thomas Edison's house, Fort Myers
Universal Studios is just one of the many theme parks
A 'Model T' at Henry Ford's winter home
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
St Pete's Beach
To help you plan and make the most of your holiday, below is a list of optional excursions available to you.
Old Town Trolley Tour Of St Augustine
Sit back and let an expert guide share with you the history, attractions, and sights of America's oldest city. On and off boarding at 20 stops.
$23 (US Dollar)
Just bring your towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit and camera! The Island Ting excursion begins at 10:00am and ends at 4:00pm and includes: Catamaran Sailing, Snorkeling at the Reef, and Kayak Mangrove Exploration. Your day includes a light breakfast of pastries, an egg dish and fruit juices, a full buffet lunch of peel & eat shrimp, assorted Boars Heads meats & cheeses with assorted breads and condiments, assorted side salads and afternoon snack of fresh fruit and chocolate chip cookies. Also included beer, wine, soft drinks and water. Maximum group size is 20 people and is a relaxing way to spend your day. Subject to availability and weather conditions.
$96 (US Dollar)
Old Town Trolley Key West
Sit back and relax on an open-air trolley and view some of Key West's most famous sights including Ernest Hemingway's home; Fort Zachary; the Audubon House; and the southernmost point of the United States, situated less than 90-miles north of Cuba.
$29 (US Dollar)
Champagne Sunset Sail
Just as famous as the Coral Reef is Key West's sunset. This two hour catamaran sail will delight those who have come to watch the sun sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. Embrace your loved one or enjoy the company of friends and family while you watch the blue sky turn into a spectacular light show as it casts every color imaginable above the horizon. The beauty of a Key West sunset will take your breath away. Enjoy complimentary beer, wine, champagne or soda. Departure times vary with season, please call to confirm trip time. Subject to availability of seating capacity.
$42 (US Dollar)
Schooner Appledore Sunset Sail
Available January through May 31, 2013 only. Sail on the 85 ft. classic wood schooner, Appledore. With the wind in your hair and the smell of the sweet sea air, you'll be whisked away to a tropical paradise where all of your worries seem to disappear. With the sun setting over the water, the southernmost point of the U.S. is a spectacular sight. Savor the warm breezes and a spectacular Key West Sunset while enjoying complimentary premium beer, wine, Champagne, soft drinks, and cheese platter. Departure times vary with season, please call to confirm trip time. Subject to availability of seating capacity.
$52 (US Dollar)
Intercoastal Dinner Cruise
Here's your chance to enjoy an elegant night out. Treat yourself to a delicious five-course meal and then kick up your heels on the dance floor to the sounds of riverboat music from a live band. Your ship is an authentic paddlewheeler built with extreme attention to detail and is finished with Victorian touches. Every seat in the spacious, plush dining room has a remarkable panoramic view of the changing waterfront scenery.
$61 (US Dollar)
Busch Gardens Tampa Client Code (BGT- AD 622 Ch 621)
A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops, and games. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. Round trip transportation is an additional fee.
$92 (US Dollar)
Dolphin Watch Cruise
One of the best ways to fully experience the joy of these wild sea creatures is to board one of our yachts and sail among them. When the dolphins are frisky, it's not uncommon to see them jump completely out of the water. This pure experience will put a smile on your face and add bounce to your step. Ice chest packed with cold soft drinks & bottled water included at no extra cost. Two-hour trip, subject to availability.
$40 (US Dollar)
Set sail aboard large ocean Ketch sailing vessels to experience the full range of hues in the sunset. These trips evolved from the love of the ocean, the sky and all the marine life that shares this planet with us. If you love clean air, smooth sailing, drop dead gorgeous sunsets, starry night skies and the critters that live in the liquid world, you will not be disappointed. Seasonally recommended clothes might be light jackets, long pants, warm shoes and socks. Warm blankets are provided. Guests are welcome to bring their own Adult beverages. A large cooler packed with ice, sodas, and bottled water at no extra charge is included. 2 Hr trip - Subject to availability.
$46 (US Dollar)
Busch Gardens with Round Trip Transportation for 4 Passengers ; Client Code BGT - Ad 622 Ch 621
A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops and games. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. Price includes round-trip transportation.
$136 (US Dollar)
Busch Gardens with Round Trip Transportation for +5 Passengers ; Client Code BGT - Ad 622 Ch 621
A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops and games. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. Price includes round-trip transportation. Transportation cost requires a minimum number of participants, please discuss with your Tour Director.
$130 (US Dollar)
City Tour of Orlando
The first point of interest on the City Tour is a journey around Lake Eola. See the heart of downtown Orlando. Then its on to Winter Park where you will join the narrated scenic boat cruise from which you can view the abundant homes of the city and its college from the waterway. Back on dry land, you will be given free time to wander the boutiques and stores of Park Avenue, Orlandos famous shopping and dining district. To finalize the afternoon we head south through the attraction region to the City of Celebration, Disneys vision of the perfect community. Available on Sundays only.
$79 (US Dollar)
Gospel Brunch & Orlando CityTour
Begin your morning with a Gospel Brunch at The The House of Blues. Then begin your City Tour with a journey around Lake Eola. See the heart of downtown Orlando. Then its on to Winter Park where you will join the narrated scenic boat cruise from which you can view the abundant homes of the city and its college from the waterway. Back on dry land, you will be given free time to wander the boutiques and stores of Park Avenue, Orlandos famous shopping and dining district. To finalize the afternoon we head south through the attraction region to the City of Celebration, Disneys vision of the perfect community.
$109 (US Dollar)
Florida Adventure Tour - Swim Where The Manatees Live
Journey to the coast, where you will then enjoy a leisurely boat ride on the Crystal River, and have an opportunity to swim and snorkel with manatees (mask, snorkel, and fins are included). Some time in Homosassa State Park (famous for its endangered species) completes the day. Breakfast bag and lunch also included. Available on Saturdays.
$119 (US Dollar)
Clearwater Beach And Lunch
A day of fun in the sun on the Gulf Coast of Mexico at Clearwater Beach. A packed picnic style lunch will be provided so you will have plenty of time to enjoy the beach. (Vegetarian lunch available on request) Operates Tuesday and Friday.
$85 (US Dollar)
Kennedy Space Center
Your chance to explore space travel and experience history in the making! Includes round-trip transportation, guided tour through the Kennedy Space Center complex, and a visit to the Astronaut Hall of Fame.
$109 (US Dollar)
Come along for a day of fun and adventure as you learn more about the number one resident of Florida - the 'Alligator'. Gatorland is home to over 4,000 alligators, as well as snakes and other exotic animals. Price includes round-trip transportation and admission. Available on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
$63 (US Dollar)
Space Center & Airboat Safari
Your chance to explore space travel and experience history in the making! Includes round-trip transportation, guided tour through the Kennedy Space Center complex, a MAXIMUM ACCESS BADGE and a visit to the Astronaut Hall of Fame. All this plus a forty minute airboat safari ride.Tour offered on Mondays and Thursdays.
$135 (US Dollar)
Gators, Gators, Gators!
Airboat Ride and Gatorland park Combo. Includes a 35 minute airboat ride on the St. Johns River and visit Gatorland Park. Available on Tuesday and Friday only.
$99 (US Dollar)
Please note that optional excursions and prices are subject to change.
Florida Discovery + Orlando (2 nights) 12 nights
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Florida Discovery + Orlando (2 nights)
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- Cape Canaveral Kennedy Space Centre
- Everglades Visit and airboat ride
- Fort Myers Thomas Edison's house and laboratory, Henry Ford's winter home
- Key West
- St Pete Beach
- London Heathrow
- London Gatwick
- Thursdays - 2013
- Tuesdays - 2014
- Saturdays - 2014
13 Jun 2013 to 29 Mar 2014