EXCITING FAMILY FUN AND THRILLING ADVENTURES!
The Point Orlando Resort is conveniently located, just minutes from Orlando’s spectacular theme parks. From the high-tech movie thrills of Universal Orlando® Resort to the magical marine life at SeaWorld to the nostalgic fantasy of the Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando is the perfect playground for the entire family! Enjoy magical experiences as you feel the adrenaline rush of twisting on a thrilling roller coaster, delving into the action of your favorite blockbuster movies, flying into the galaxy, and hang gliding over Central Florida.
Cool off as you splash into fun at Orlando’s amazing water and ski parks! And with complimentary transportation to major attractions for hotel guests, exciting family fun and adventure has never been easier to experience.
Learn more about Orlando’s theme parks by browsing through our listings below.
At Universal Orlando® Resort you’ll find two amazing theme parks, non-stop nightlife and more, all in one convenient location. Experience the pulse-pounding thrills of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™; The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, now in high-def 3-D; and the Jurassic Park River Adventure®. Take a starring role in some of the biggest movies and TV shows ever created at Universal Studios®, home of the new Despicable Me Minion Mayhem 3-D ride, Shrek 4-D, Revenge of the Mummy®, Universal’s Superstar Parade, Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular nighttime show, and the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® coaster. And enjoy the best in restaurants, nightclubs, shopping and movies at Universal CityWalk®. It’s all at Universal Orlando Resort, where vacation becomes adventure.
Saturdays & Select Nights • Feb 9 - Apr 20
It’s the most spectacular celebration of the Big Easy spirit outside of New Orleans itself – Mardi Gras at Universal Studios®. Bring the whole family for a party filled with music and fun as only Universal Orlando® Resort can throw. The air will be filled with the sound of live concerts featuring top recording acts on the Universal Music Plaza stage.
Catch beads by the handful as our dazzling parade winds its way through the park with incredible floats and colorful street performers in glittering costumes. Plus, our French Quarter Courtyard sizzles with live music from bands direct from New Orleans, and authentic Cajun food* like Spicy Jambalaya, Grilled Andouille Sausage, Shrimp Gumbo and more.
Each night when Mardi Gras ends there’s even more live music, food and excitement waiting for you at Universal CityWalk®, the official Mardi Gras After-Party.
Best of all, the festivities are included with your Universal Orlando Annual Pass or Universal Studios® admission. Come party in the streets at Universal Studios’ Mardi Gras -- There’s nothing else like it this side of the bayou!
*Available for purchase
Go beyond the screen and jump into the action of your favorite films at Universal Studios Florida®. At the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park, you’ll find an amazing array of rides, shows, movie sets and attractions including the new 3-D ride Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit® multi-sensory coaster, Shrek 4-D, Revenge of the Mummy®, The Simpsons Ride™, MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™, Universal’s Superstar Parade, Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular–100 Years of Movie Memories nighttime show, and more.
Take an unforgettable journey through remarkable islands where all your favorite myths, legends, comic books, cartoons and children’s stories come to life. At Universal’s Islands of Adventure® you’ll experience innovative rides and attractions that challenge all your senses, including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™; The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, now in high-def 3-D; The Incredible Hulk Coaster®; the Jurassic Park River Adventure®; and The Cat in the Hat™.
Dance, drink, shop, and see it all in one place–Universal CityWalk®. Only here can you walk from some of Orlando’s most popular restaurants into some of its hottest clubs, trendiest shops and state-of-the-art theatres. It’s anything and everything you want to make your night come alive–Universal CityWalk, the Entertainment Capital of Orlando(SM).
Blue Man Group has taken their indescribable live celebration of art, technology, and music to a whole new level. It’s science, it’s laughter, it’s that creative urge you feel inside and want to explore. Forget what you know—that was then, this is wow.
From exhilarating theme park rides to sensational shows, you can experience it all with a stay at The Point Orlando Resort, a Universal Partner Hotel.
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Orlando's extreme water park, Wet 'n Wild features 30 action-packed acres of aquatic thrill rides, racing tube rides, exciting slides, twisty flumes, a kid’s park, and sensational surf under the Florida sun.
Check out its newest attraction, Blastaway Beach™ - a family-friendly, sandcastle-themed water playground. It’s expected to be the largest water playground of its kind in Florida and Wet ‘n Wild’s first new attraction in over four years. Built around a sandcastle rising 60-feet high, Blastaway Beach™ spans an acre and features 15 slides and expands across two pools with 160 soakers, jets, waterfalls and water cannons. Designed especially for families,
the new area has a single entrance and exit, creating a secluded environment that is safe and fun for all ages.
Take off on The Black Hole: The Next Generation, an explosion of pulsating lights, dynamic effects and cosmic energy as your two-person hydra capsule blasts off.
Enjoy knee skiing and wake skating at the Wake Zone, featuring Knee Ski, a half-mile knee-boarding course. Get fast and wet on Mach 5, a twisting head-first flume that drops 1700 feet. Disco H2O, an enclosed flume ride, sends rafters flying through sights and sounds of the '70s. Jump on The Flyer, a six-story toboggan that runs through 450 feet of banked curves, and the Surge, one of the longest and fastest tubes in the country. Ride Raging Rapids, a white-water run with a waterfall plunge, and Brain Wash, a 6-story extreme tube.
Dive into the exhilaration of the sea in our all-new Shamu show, One Ocean. The energy and spirit of the ocean envelops you in a multi-sensory celebration of life underneath the sea that entertains as it educates and inspires. Majestic killer whales join you on a journey into a world that drenches your senses in the vivid colors, vitality and global rhythms of the ocean. Dancing fountains set the stage as you connect with thrilling sea creatures and realize we are all part of one world, one ocean. Your soul is ignited as our worlds are united… and you realize that we all have the power to make a difference in this planet we share.
Explore the mysteries of the sea with fun animal interactions and learning experiences with killer whales, sharks, dolphins, and sea lions. Touch gentle dolphins, feed sea lions and count the teeth on a giant shark at hands-on marine attractions like Dolphin Cove, Stingray Lagoon and Shark Encounter. Enjoy thrills and excitement on state-of-the-art rides, such as Kraken, Journey to Atlantis, Wild Arctic and Shamu’s Happy Harbor Rides.
Get closer than ever to the world of the sea turtle at SeaWorld Orlando’s new attraction, TurtleTrek, open April 27. The first of its kind experience blends up-close animal encounters with state-of-the-art entertainment. Get a turtle’s eye view of the ocean with the world’s first 3D 360 dome theater experience. Race to a sandy beach in a motion-controlled video game. Plus, meet animals SeaWorld has rescued and be inspired by their stories.
SeaWorld's Waterpark Aquatica is a magical waterpark and marine adventure land with amazing animal exhibits and wild water rides and slides – from serene to extreme. Splash into fun in the giant waves pools - Cutback Cove & Big Surf Shores – or play with the dolphins at Dolphin Plunge.
Float down Loggerhead Lane through an underwater world colored by exotic tropical fish, race through white waters on Poa’s Rapids, zoom through a 6-story maze of twists, turns, and tunnels on Walhalla Wave or brave the wackiest water ride ever – Tassie’s Twisters. The biggest thrill ride in the park, Taumata Racer is a high-speed mat ride down a staggeringly steep hill. Encounter exotic animals such as the black-and-white Commerson's Dolphins, the leggy spoonbill and the kookaburra.
Explore a colorful lagoon with exotic fish, race a tortoise, and meet macaws and Tamanduas. With white sand beaches and shady picnic areas, it's easy to find a place to relax at the end of your day.
Discovery Cove was created to provide a whole new generation the opportunity to interact more closely with marine mammals. Splash into tropical adventure, play among lush scenery, relax on a beautiful beach or swim under a cascading waterfall.
Your family will love swimming with playful bottlenose dolphins, snorkeling with fish, and interacting with marine life, birds, and rays in a magical and tropical adventure land.
Discover a destination full of adventure as you snorkel with thousands of rays and exotic fish, explore the splendor of coral reefs and grottos or feel the calm of this beautiful private setting.
Without a doubt, the most famous family entertainment complex in the universe, Walt Disney World is the magical oasis of four exciting theme parks, two water parks – Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon - exciting attractions, themed resorts, scores of restaurants and shops, lively entertainment and nightclub districts, a wilderness area, and two cruise ships. With a stay at The Point Orlando Resort, you will be right near the magic to explore day after day!
Enjoy family fun and entertainment at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Downtown Disney, and Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex . Our beautiful hotel is sure to make your vacation memorable even outside the park. Orlando is a city full of pulse-pounding rides, innovative attractions, family shows, live entertainment, unique shopping and delightful Disney magic sure to enchant your spirit!