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40 Things To Do in Orlando for under $40

Orlando has an endless choice of things to do with something for everyone, and whether your visiting or a local looking for something fun to do, there is so much to enjoy, including a huge variety of top notch attractions that won't break the bank!

40 Things To Do in Orlando for under $40

Orlando has so many attractions for everyone to enjoy, you'll have a hard time getting to experience everything, and that's why we've brought together this list of activities in Orlando to help you close, all for less than than $40 per person.

All prices listed are online prices, with booking required online for many attractions.

The Best Things To Do in Orlando for $40 or less!

WonderWorks Orlando

WonderWorks Orlando

WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 28,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination.

This once top-secret laboratory was located in the Bermuda Triangle. An experiment gone awry lifted the laboratory, carrying it to International Drive in Orlando, Florida where it landed upside down. Luckily, all of the exhibits remained intact and available for guests to explore.

Prices: Adult $36.00, Child $27.99, Senior $27.99

 The Wheel at ICON Park

The Wheel at ICON Park

Not your average Ferris wheel, The Wheel at ICON Park is a stunning 400 foot tall Observation wheel gives you a view of Orlando like no other. From the top of this spectacular Observation wheel, you can take in the sights throughout Orlando, all while beholding the stunning skyline.

The Wheel VIP Experience lets you enjoy a ride on The Wheel in a private capsule, The Great Florida Road Trip camera game, a beverage of your choice from the Sky Bar, a souvenir photo, plus additional retail and F&B discounts.

Price: $34.99 per person

Carousel On the Promenade at ICON Park Orlando

Carousel On the Promenade at ICON Park

There is nothing more spectacular than the Carousel on the Promenade! It’s a 36-foot, hand-crafted masterpiece with detailed carvings and 30 figures of various animals, including horses, reindeer, rabbits, zebras, and more.

Prices: Adult: $2.00, Child: $6.00, Additional Rides: $2.00 After the First Ride

Madame Tussauds Orlando

Madame Tussauds Orlando

Madame Tussauds Orlando is the only place to get up-close and personal with the hottest celebrities and enjoy the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Dazzle your friends with the ultimate selfie as you strike a pose with Taylor Swift, kick a GOOOAL with Neymar, fly back through history to meet our greatest leaders, and save the world with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.

And you can join in the wax-tastic fun by making your own wax hand to take home!

Price: from $34.99 per Adult, from $29.99 per Child

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium Orlando

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

At SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium come face-to-fin with thousands of fish, sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and many more. Prepare for a world of glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor sharp teeth. Get ready to plunge deep into the oceans, explore our 360-degree ocean tunnel, meet our friendly rescue sea turtle, and touch exotic starfish and anemones.

You can even jump behind the scenes and see all it takes to keep an aquarium running.

Prices: from $34.99 per Adult, from $29.99 per Child

Museum of Illusions Orlando

Enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in senses, but amaze you by doing it; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you… Visit the Museum of Illusions Orlando and you will be thrilled because nothing is what it seems, especially not HERE!

Price: $24.99 per person

Gatorland, “The Alligator Capital of the World!”


Come on out and enjoy all the alligator awesomeness of a day at Gatorland, “The Alligator Capital of the World!” There isn’t a better place to see alligators and crocodiles of all sizes, from babies, also known as grunts, to the 14-foot monsters that call our Breeding Marsh home. We even have the largest collection of extremely rare white leucistic alligators. But, Gatorland is more than just a gator park! Enjoy the free-flight aviary, petting zoo, one-of-a-kind animal shows, and more.

Price: Adult $29.99, Child (3-12) $19.99

Coco Key Water Resort

Coco Key Water Resort

Escape for the day to CoCo Key Water Resort on International Drive, where kids can play on the slides and rides and parents can relax under the Florida sunshine.

Designed with families in mind, the water park offers a 54,000 sq. ft water park containing 14 slides and rides and a 6,500 sq. ft arcade.

Price: A single-day weekday pass, $37.99 all ages

Max Action Park Orlando

With its cutting-edge VR technology and collaborative experiences, Max Action Arena is the perfect place for friends and family to compete and explore together.

Located at ICON Park Orlando, this is an extreme fun center featuring free-roam Virtual Reality, Axe Throwing, Adventure Rooms, Escape Room and more.

15 Minute Virtual Reality

Price: $25.00 per person

30 Minute Axe Throwing

Price: $25.00 per person

25 Minute Adventure Rooms

Price: $25.00 per person

30 Minute Escape Room

Price: $25.00 per person

Wild Florida Airboat Ride

Wild Florida Half-Hour Airboat Ride

Travel the beautiful wetlands at Wild Florida and see natural Florida first-hand. 100% pure Florida wilderness at its finest. Come explore the real Florida and the Headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

A half-hour Orlando airboat tours include admission to the Wild Florida Gator Park!

Prices: $35 per Adult, $31 per Child (Ages 13 and up are adults)

Wild Florida Drive-thru Safari Park

Buckle up and take a road trip through the Wild Florida Drive-thru Safari Park where you and your family can see more than 150 exotic and native animals roaming freely. In addition to exploring the drive thru safari, there are also a variety of animal encounters and experiences you and your family will enjoy. From feeding to painting with the tallest living animals on Earth, this adventure will definitely reach new heights.

To make your adventure truly one to remember, admission to the Wild Florida Gator Park is included in with the Drive-thru Safari Park experience.

Prices: $34 per Adult, $24 per Child (Ages 13 and up are adults)

Wild Florida Alligator & Nature Park

Wild Florida Alligator & Nature Park

Wild Florida Alligator Park gives visitors the opportunity to watch, touch and even feed native Florida animals, various species of tropical birds and exotic animals from all over the world.

Explore an amazing park full of deer, turkey, bobcats, sloths, crocodiles, monster alligators and much more! Visit the tropical bird aviary, alligator demonstrations, gift shop and Crusher Show. Discover the Hawk Swamp boardwalk through a pristine Florida cypress swamp ecosystem.

Prices: $15 per Adult, $12 per Child (Ages 13 and up are adults)

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

Sure to entertain the entire family, adults and children alike will be astounded by incredibly hard to believe, but undeniably true stories from around the world at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando.

Admire hundreds of artifacts, incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and more that you won’t find anywhere else!

Prices: Adults $27.99, Children $19.99 (age 3 - 11)

Ripley's Mirror Maze on I-Drive Orlando

Ripley's Mirror Maze

At Ripley's Mirror Maze on I-Drive, find your way out or lose yourself in an enchanting labyrinth! Embellished with LED lights and infinity mirrors, it’s time to challenge your perception and sense of direction.

Price: Adult (12+) $16.99, Child (3-11) $12.99

Andretti Karting and Games Orlando

Andretti Karting and Games Orlando

Experience the adrenaline rush of electric go-kart races with instant acceleration as you put the pedal to the metal around hairpin turns, up and down elevation changes, and long straightaways on our indoor climate-controlled tracks.

The karts at Andretti Karting and Games Orlando are powerful, ergonomic, safe, and environmentally friendly plus pack enough torque to take you all the way to victory lane.

ADULT RACE: 7-Minute Heat on Track 2 or Track 3. Adult Races are for drivers at least 54" Tall and either 18+ yrs old or 15+ yrs old with State Issued Driver's License or Permit.

Price: $29.95 per adult

INTERMEDIATE RACE: 7-Minute Heat that primarily takes place on Track 3. Intermediate Races are for drivers at least 54" tall. Recommended Minimum Age: 12 yrs old.

Price: $29.95 per child

JUNIOR RACE: 6-Minute Heat that takes place on Track 1. Junior Races are for drivers at least 48" Tall. Recommended Minimum Age: 7 yrs old.

Price: $18.95 per child

MINI MARIO RACE: 5-minute heat. Mini Mario Races are for drivers at least 36″ Tall. Maximum Weight: 90 lbs. Recommended Ages: 4-6 yrs old.

Price: $13.95 per child

In The Game at ICON Park

In The Game Orlando

Enjoy great attractions including a stunning Mirror Maze, 7D Motion Theater, breath-taking Virtual Reality experiences, great games, prizes, and more!

In The Game Orlando is located inside the Wheelhouse at ICON Park. Right in the middle of all the action!

Mirror Maze

Price: $12 per person

7-D Dark Ride

Price: $12 per person

Arcade Games, 110 Credits

Price: $25 per person

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Orlando

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

When you visit the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, you embark on a journey back in time to April 1912, when the ship embarked on its maiden voyage!

You receive a replica boarding pass, assume the role of a passenger, and follow a chronological journey through life on Titanic. The Exhibition features more than 300 artifacts and historical items as well as full-scale room recreations.

Prices: Adults $23.94, Children $17.95, Seniors $19.95

The Escape Game Orlando

The Escape Game Orlando

From uncovering lost treasure to breaking out of prison - The Escape Game offers a uniquely premium experience within 7 escape rooms. Team up, follow clues, and solve puzzles to complete your mission and become the hero of these immersive 60-minute adventures.

Price: $39.99 per person

Congo River Golf Orlando

Congo River Golf

Play award-winning miniature golf at Congo River Golf, there's an adventure for everyone. It’s fun for the whole family!

Congo River Golf has locations on I-Drive, Kissimmee, Altamonte Springs and more.

Price: Ages 10+ $14.90 each, Ages 9 & under $13.15 each

Will To Escape Orlando Escape Rooms

Will To Escape Orlando

At Will To Escape Orlando you are solving a series of puzzles to complete the ultimate mission of the room you are in. It’s an immersive team experience like no other, choose from a choice of 5 escape rooms

Price: $39.95 per person

Monkey Joe's Pointe Orlando

Monkey Joe's

An indoor play space where young ones find their happy space with unlimited play on inflatable-filled jumps, obstacle courses, arcade action and a snack shack.

A fun, interactive experience for the whole family. Enjoy unlimited play, affordable pricing and more at Monkey Joe's within Pointe Orlando on I-Drive.

Price: $24.99 per child

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

The Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour, located on Lake Osceola in the quiet suburb less than 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, the boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through narrow manmade canals on the tranquil Winter Park chain.

On any given tour, participants may observe large cranes swooping waterside to snag a large fish or a lazy alligator languishing on a nearby bank. Every tour guarantees plenty of swaying palms, towering cypress trees, lush ferns and a variety of flourishing sub-tropical flowers. Breathtaking views of opulent private homes and exquisite estates sprawling along the shores are also a key feature of the scenic cruise.

Price: $16.00 for adults, $8.00 for children, Under 2 are free.

Chocolate Kingdom Orlando

Chocolate Kingdom

Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is an interactive journey that uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar.

Your Personal Chocolate Tour Guide joins forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to take guests through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, a Mystical River of Chocolate and a Bean-to-the-Bar Factory utilizing old world machinery.

Prices: Adults, $18.95 each, Children (Ages 4-12) $14.95 each

Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola

Swan Boat Ride at Lake Eola

The City of Orlando rents pedal-powered swan boats on historic Lake Eola so guests can view the park from the lake and enjoy the fountain up close.

Price: $15 for a 30 minute rental, boats can seat up to five people

Main Event at Pointe Orlando

Main Event at Pointe Orlando

Every occasion is a celebration when you visit Main Event Entertainment, your headquarters for family FUN and entertainment at Pointe Orlando.

Main Event Entertainment combines dining, state of the art bowling, high ropes adventure course, billiards, and a brand NEW laser tag arena! Come in and Eat. Play. Bowl. It’s the most fun you can have under one roof!

Enjoy unlimited play, all day, including bowling, lazer tag, and gravity ropes. Full details here.

Price: $22.99 per guest

Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park

Orlando Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park

Visit Orlando Auto Museum to see the country’s largest auto museum which is home to more than 2,000 vehicles worth over $200 million, featuring everything from military vehicles used in combat to cars made famous by television and movies and vehicles from a variety of decades and countries around the world.

Prices: $29.99 per adult, $20.95 per child (age 4 - 12)

Karting Orlando at Dezerland Action Park

Karting Orlando at Dezerland Action Park

Enjoy Florida’s longest and fastest indoor Go Kart track in state-of-the-art electric Go Karts at Karting Orlando.

Adult track includes Intermediate, Pro and Legend Races. Cadet Track includes Junior races.

Prices: 1 Adult Track $26.95, 1 Junior Track $18.95

Axecelsior Axe Throwing Orlando

Axecelsior Axe Throwing

With the only projection targets in all of Orlando, Axecelsior Axe Throwing offer a fun twist on your average axe throwing experience. With moving targets, a variety of games and end-grain wood, throwing just got more Axe-citing!

Located inside of Dezerland Park.

Price: $30 per thrower for 30 minutes

Putting Edge - Glow In The Dark Mini Golf

Putting Edge - Glow In The Dark Mini Golf

Located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive, Putting Edge is a “Black Lit” courses, offering a dizzying universe full of fun, imagination, and activity. You will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of dazzling “Glow-in-the-Dark” colors, images and sounds, rocking your senses in extraordinary and unbelievable ways.

Price: $15.50 per person

Palace The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive

The Pinball Palace at Dezerland Action Park

The Pinball Palace is located at Dezerland Action Park on I-Drive. This is the largest pinball arcade in Florida, home to vintage vibes and timeless memories in the making, featuring over 70 classic pinball machines.

Enjoy unlimited access for an entire day for only $25.00 per person.

Price: $25.00 per person.

Jumpstart Trampoline Park Orlando

Jumpstart Trampoline Park at Dezerland Action Park

Jump Start features 20,000 square feet of fun, adventure and excitement with Dodge Ball, Super Slam, Trampoline Courts, and more.

Located at Dezerland Action Park, enjoy unlimited fun, all day for $29.95 at Jumpstart.

Price: $29.95 per person

Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction Located in Old Town Kissimmee

Mortem Manor Haunted Attraction

Located in Old Town Kissimmee, Mortem Manor is the only year-round haunted attraction! Named "One of America's Scariest Haunted Attractions".

Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects.

Price: $18.00 per person

Topgolf Orlando

Topgolf Orlando

At Topgolf Orlando, enjoy our climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay. Using complimentary clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and our high-tech balls will score themselves.

Half-off game play every Tuesday at Topgolf. No coupons, no random specials, no discount codes to remember — just a once-a-week deal where all the golf is half-off. It’s that simple.

Price: $18.50 per bay, up to 6 can play! (until 12 pm)

Price: $23.50 per bay, up to 6 can play! (12 - 5 pm)

Price: $29.50 per bay, up to 6 can play! (5 pm - close)

Boardwalk Bowl Orlando

Boardwalk Bowl

Boardwalk Bowl offers 80 lanes of mega fun at the largest bowling center in the southeast! Boardwalk Bowl was made for all bowling lovers – From the pros and league bowlers to open-play guests.

Monday - Friday, from 9 am - 5 pm, you can enjoy an hour of bowling for only $18 per lane.

Price: $18.00 per lane

Harry P. Leu Gardens Orlando

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Explore an amazing botanical oasis covering nearly 50-acres, and only minutes from Downtown Orlando. Each garden at Harry P. Leu Gardens is designed specifically to further the gardens mission: inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants.

The garden and historical home were deeded to the City of Orlando in 1961 by Mr. Harry P. Leu and his wife, Mary Jane.

Admission ticket includes one single-day admission to select garden areas and Historic Leu House Museum guided tours.

Price: $15 for adults, $10 for children (ages 4-17)

Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando Museum of Art

Along with showcasing local, national and international works of art, Orlando Museum of Art has two discovery centers for children. The mission of the museum is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.

Price: $20 for adults, $12 for seniors (65+), $8 for children ages 6-17, Children ages 5 and under are free

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

See more than 500 animals, including rare and endangered species at Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, as well as 23 acres of lush natural beauty.

Price: $19.95 for adults, $15.95 for seniors, $13.95 for children ages 3-12

Ice Factory of Central Florida

Ice Factory of Central Florida

​It might surprise you to know that right here in the heat and humidity of Central Florida, you can enjoy daily public skating sessions at the Ice Factory, the kids will love it and yes, it's really cool!

The Ice Factory is conveniently located just off of the Florida Turnpike exit 244 in Kissimmee.

Price: $18.00 per person

Orlando StarFlyer

Orlando StarFlyer

The Orlando StarFlyer is the world’s tallest stand-alone swing ride attraction standing 450 feet high. It has 24 seats (12 x 2 seats), has no age limit, has no weight limit (you must be able to fit the seat safely and fasten the seat belt/lap belt properly), and the minimum height for the ride is 44 inches which makes this a unique attraction that appeals to the young and old and the adventurous and not so adventurous. A family friendly high thrill experience.

Price: $12.21 per person

Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

Visit Old Town and you'll be sure to see Old Town Kissimmee Slingshot & Vomatron

high in the sky!

You take your seat in Slingshot and buckle up. Then you hear the giant Spring Machine groaning with power as your seat tilts back. Your heart is pounding and your mind is racing….then BBOOOMMM….you are catapulted over 360 feet into the air, straight up reaching speeds of 0 – 100 mph in less than 2 seconds, then you experience weightlessness for a split second before you freefall back towards the ground. And wait…the steel cables and giant Spring Machine then grab you and launch you straight back up to do it all over again.

The Vomatron is best described as a 200-foot, giant propeller with seats on each end powered by six huge electric motors. A similar mechanism was used by NASA to train astronauts for space flight. The Vomatron rotates riders at speeds up to 70 mph as individual capsules spin putting 4Gs of force on the riders. And just when a rider thinks they’ve conquered the Vomatron, it then spins in reverse order with the same degree of intensity!

Price: Slingshot $30.00 per person

Price: Vomatron $25.00 per person

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