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18 Virtual Theme Parks And Education Experiences

20 Virtual Theme Parks And Education Experiences

With the recent closures of everything fun here in the Central Florida area, local residents are turning to virtual experiences to get their local entertainment fix. To make your life a little bit easier in these trying times, we’ve put together a list of over 20 virtual entertainment and educational experiences from popular Orlando area theme parks and entertainment centers. They don’t call Orlando the Theme Park Capital of the World for nothing.

Now, from the safety of your (hopefully) virus-free home, you can virtually ride amazing roller coasters, watch spectacular firework shows and much, much more. So, get ready, grab the kids and/or spouse, and get ready to have some theme park related fun.

Walt Disney World® Resort

Check out this incredible YouTube channel that has previews of upcoming attractions and great POV videos of current ones. Plus, you can watch fun character meet and greets and pretty much anything else Disney Parks related. Dive in and go down a YouTube rabbit hole with Disney. WATCH NOW

Universal Orlando Resort

Harry Potter fans, this one is for you. A virtual 360-degree Diagon Alley is waiting for you™ on the Universal Orlando Resort’s YouTube channel. Plus, get additional 360-degree videos of some of their infamous roller coasters like The Hulk and more. After that, check out some Universal CityWalk restaurants and start making your post-quarantine plans. WATCH NOW

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Take a virtual trip inside the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Castle via the super-exhilarating old-style steel roller coaster, The Dragon. WATCH NOW

WDW RESORT FOUR SEASONS LAZY RIVER

Summer is almost here, and since the weekend getaway to the local resort hotel is not an option, you can virtually experience the Lazy River at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, part of a 5-acre waterpark. WATCH NOW

Aquatica® Orlando

Take a virtual theme park trip to Aquatica’s Roa’s Rapids and experience this relaxing river ride with spouting geysers and alternating tides WATCH NOW

Lake Eola Swan Boats

Every Orlando local knows the Lake Eola Swan Boats that have been there for years. Now’s your chance to experience these swan-shaped boats and check out great downtown views from the comfort of your own home. WATCH NOW

SeaWorld® Orlando

Check out the bitterly cold Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld’s Antarctica. Now you can actually enjoy it without risking frost-bite. 🙂 WATCH NOW

School of Croc at Gatorland

Watch a live web-broadcast every morning at 10 a.m. showcasing Gatorland animals. Then, head to their YouTube every afternoon to see live viewings of wild snakes, alligators, and other exotic and rare reptiles. Facebook: WATCH NOW YouTube: WATCH NOW

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Garden

Learn more about animal environments with this daily live Facebook video presentation. WATCH NOW

Wild Florida

Enjoy the sounds of Florida nature with live listening videos of their wildlife preserve and swamps. They call it their Wild Wednesday program. You also get to see some of the animals they have in their drive-thru preserve like giraffes and crocodiles. WATCH NOW

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Get your high-speed thrills with this virtual race through a fast, comfortable, indoor-track that has plenty of twists and turns. WATCH NOW

iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving

Virtual, indoor skydiving is quite possibly the safest version of skydiving you can do. So for all you risk-averse people out there, this is your chance! Go inside iFLY Orlando Indoor Skydiving and virtually float over a large air fan and get your skydiving experience checked off your bucket list. WATCH NOW

Disney Imagineers

Interested in engineering and how theme parks are created and run? Check out these interactive activities where you can learn about theme park design. It’s a free online program created in part by Pixar WATCH NOW

Disney Parks

Gather your budding animators around the computer to watch tutorials on how to draw Mickey Mouse. Get expert tips from Disney animators how to draw every style of Mickey Mouse as he’s evolved over the years. WATCH NOW

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Go back to a time of knights and princesses with your little ones as they engage in activities that embrace medieval culture and history. You can find this on their Facebook page. WATCH NOW

Orlando Science Center

Stream educational IMAX films shown at the Cinedome under normal operating procedures. Watch films about National Parks, Humpback Whales, American Musical History and more. WATCH NOW

The Escape Game Orlando

Students are welcomed to take virtual excursions to popular landmarks, museums and go back in time to view important historical events. The interactive videos are similar to Escape Rooms, requiring users to uncover clues and solve puzzles to move forward throughout the trip. WATCH NOW

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Check out Facebook live posts directly from Kennedy Space Center about living in the space station or Mars and take a tour through Atlantis, the last commissioned Space Shuttle. WATCH NOW

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