Are you looking for some adventure while visiting Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach? Look no further! Here are seven unique experiences, all located Florida’s Space Coast that will give you a break from the crowds and leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Experience the magic of bioluminescence on a tour with BK Adventure in the Indian River Lagoon. Watch as the water comes alive with the glow of comb jellies and dinoflagellates under the starry sky. With skillful guides and all equipment provided, this is the perfect adventure for those looking for a unique and unforgettable experience. BK Adventure is known as one of the top companies for bioluminescence tours and was even named the 2023 Best Eco Adventure of the Florida Space Coast, so you can trust that you’re in good hands. For those looking for other adventures, BK Adventure also offers sunset tours in Titusville and Cocoa Beach, as well as dolphin and manatee tours for the whole family.
Take in the beautiful scenery of Cocoa Beach with a leisurely bike ride on the sand. A1A Beach Rentals offers bike rentals for all ages, so you can explore the beach at your own pace. Stop for a picnic or take a swim in the ocean – it’s the perfect way to enjoy the Florida sunshine.
For those who are looking for an extreme adrenaline rush, Skydive Space Center in Titusville offers a tandem skydiving experience that will take you to new heights – literally! Jumping out of a plane at 13,500 feet, you’ll experience the thrill of freefalling at 120 miles per hour before your parachute opens and you can enjoy a peaceful descent with breathtaking views of the Space Coast. The experienced instructors at Skydive Space Center will ensure your safety and provide you with all the necessary equipment, so all you have to do is focus on the thrill of the experience. This is a perfect activity for adventure lovers looking for a unique and unforgettable experience.
Experience the thrill of an airboat ride through the Florida Everglades with Camp Holly Airboat Rides. Located near Melbourne, on the northern end of the Space Coast, their tours offer a chance to spot alligators, bald eagles, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. With a variety of tour packages available, you can choose the one that fits your schedule and budget.
Escape the hustle and bustle of A1A and the beaches and head to Blue Spring State Park for a relaxing day in nature. Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the spring, go for a hike on one of the park’s many trails, or rent a kayak or canoe to explore the St. Johns River. And if you’re lucky, you may even spot manatees! This is the closest spring to the Space Coast.
Black Point Wildlife Drive
Take a scenic drive down Black Point Wildlife Drive on the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge. This scenic 13 mile loop that winds through some of Florida’s most beautiful landscapes. Along the way, you’ll see pristine, untouched Florida nature that will remind you how Florida must have looked before settlers came to these shores. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, including alligators, roseate spoonbills, pelicans, and even bald eagles.
So, there you have it – seven unique experiences, all located around the Space Coast that will add some excitement to your Florida vacation. Which one will you choose?