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The Wheel at ICON Park
Answering Questions About Our Entertainment Complex
People come to Orlando, FL to visit some of the nation’s best attractions that everyone in the family can enjoy. ICON Park is the perfect entertainment complex to fit into your vacation schedule between parks. We feature a variety of amusement park attraction options to wow you, including The Wheel at ICON Park (formerly known as the Orlando Eye). Your leisure time in this Florida fun destination should be filled with excitement, good food, and fun shopping opportunities, all of which you can find at ICON Park. Whether you’re visiting from elsewhere or exploring your own state, here’s some helpful information on why you should visit ICON Park and what kinds of fun and amusement we offer. It’s our pleasure to catch you up on our current amusement complex by answering these questions and more, so you can get the best experience while you’re in Orlando.
What is ICON Park?
ICON Park is an entertainment complex in the Orlando, FL area that’s an exciting destination for families and anyone seeking fun and entertainment. Our location features more than 40 outstanding boutique shops, funky bars, restaurants, and amusement park rides perfect for kids of all ages. One of our most popular and memorable rides is The Wheel at ICON Park. This Orlando Ferris wheel gives you a stunning view of the local scenery during an 20-minute ride, including lakes, nature reserves, and even the famed Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. Up to 16 people can ride in the private capsules, or you can keep the experience more intimate with close friends or by yourself. We offer specials and ticket packages so that your Florida vacation costs less without stifling the fun.
What’s the History of the Orlando Eye?
The Wheel at ICON Park, which was formerly called the Orlando Eye, opened in 2015 to provide vacationers and local adventurers an unrivaled view of Orlando to savor alone or share with family and friends. The construction process took three years to complete, producing a massive observation wheel that stands 400 feet high. Countless visitors looking for a family-friendly attraction have taken advantage of ICON Park’s observation wheel. Since it opened, the Orlando Eye—now called The Wheel at ICON Park—has let riders enjoy a smooth, 20-minute view of beautiful lakes, nature reserves, and some of the city’s most notable destinations:
- Walt Disney World
- Universal Orlando
- Downtown Orlando
- Kennedy Space Center
- International Drive
- And Many Others
What Rides & Other Attractions Do You Offer?
At ICON Park, our amusement complex features many sources of fun, shopping, and dining. We have 40 bars, restaurants, boutique shops, and amusement park rides for adults and children to enjoy. You can also save on your entertainment with our specials and ticket packages, including specials for Florida residents, exclusive dining discounts and more with the ICON Park Play Pass, and our Park-Topper Pass that gets you 50% off admission to ride The Wheel. Our complex includes various opportunities for fun and enjoyment, such as the following:
- Arcade City – The game is always on at this attraction. The whole family can get competitive as you set records and win prizes at one of Orlando’s best arcades.
- SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium – Our 360-degree ocean tunnel lets you come face-to-face with many aquatic dwellers, such as sharks, stingrays, and turtles. You’ll be immersed in the underwater world of creatures big and small with giant tentacles, shimmering scales, and razor-sharp teeth.
- Pearl Express Train – This wonderful train ride takes you and your family on a scenic tour of ICON Park The train departs daily from the Pearl Express station, which you’ll find in the courtyard.
- 7D Dark Ride Adventure – You’ll enjoy getting put into the game in this first-person shooter adventure. This adrenaline rush of an attraction pits you against zombies, a mad scientist creating robots, and more. We engulf you in seven dimensions throughout this shooting game, including sound, smell, motion, wind, light, and user interaction in a 3D video experience.
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Visit Us While You’re In Orlando, FL!
If you’re in Orlando, FL, don’t miss out on the fun and games at all seven attractions of ICON Park. From the unmatched view of the skyline while riding The Wheel to the thrilling face-off with zombies in the 7D Dark Ride Adventure, your entire family will find something they love. Contact us today to find out more about our amusement complex, and book your passes to enjoy our Florida center for family fun.