Vacations are the perfect time for chilling by the pool and seeking out new adventures. Happily, sunny Florida offers plenty of both. So, when you're ready for some adrenaline-pumping fun, think ziplining! There's nothing like the thrill of soaring over water, trees, and even wild animals to get the juices flowing. Plus, there's the side benefit of enjoying nature's bounty as you explore. The greater Central Florida area offers lots of choices for thrill-seeking adventurers. Here are 10 of the best for you to discover. Orlando's Ultimate Zip Line Adventures Get ready for high-flying, adrenaline-pumping excitement at some of Orlando's most action-charged adventures. Soar through the air, skim over water, challenge yourself on sky-high obstacle courses, and zip through the trees with ease. You'll remember these journeys for a lifetime! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Exploria Resorts (@exploriaresorts) 1 | Pirate's Plunge at Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park | At Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts, guests need look no further than outside their door for an exciting zip line adventure. Pirate's Plunge is one of five challenges featured at the resort's Buccaneer Bay Adventure Park, and one of several that you can experience at the 64 Acre Lake. Two 1,000-foot zip lines take you across both water and land, giving you access to all the ziplining thrills you can handle. At Summer Bay, there's plenty of adventure for the whole family. Where: 126-200 Summer Bay Blvd, Clermont, FL 34714 | Who: 352-242-1100 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS Check Out These Related Articles 7 Snow Tubing Sites Near the Poconos You Must Race Down to Believe! Things to Do in Daytona Beach – 6 Hidden Jewels You May Not Know About Savor 10 of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Orlando View this post on Instagram A post shared by Orlando Tree Trek (@orlandotreetrek) 2 | Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park | Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park is a progressively challenging “obstacle course in the air.” Built on a pine tree canopy, it features an aerial obstacle course with 97 games and challenges for climbers of every level. You'll climb and soar with Tarzan-style swings, hanging nets, ropes, swinging logs, suspended bridges, and more. The courses take you higher as you go, reaching up to 50 feet atop the trees and ending with a pair of 425-foot plunging zip lines. For kids age 6 to 8, there are two separate courses featuring 21 challenges.Where: 7625 Sinclair Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747 | Who: 407-390-9999 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by Official Gatorland Instagram (@gatorland_orlando) 3 | Gatorland's Screamin' Gator Zip Line | Looking for the ultimate thrill? Clip in and “zip” off on an exciting adventure with the thrilling Screamin' Gator Zip Line at Orlando's Gatorland theme park. Your journey will take you along 1,200 feet of heart-pounding adventure from zip line towers standing more than seven stories tall. These amazing towers feature multilevel launch pads and breathtaking views from high above the treetops. You'll want to hold on extra tight if you choose the “Gator Gauntlet” and zip over the alligator breeding marsh! It's definitely not for the faint of heart. Where: 14501 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32837 | Who: 407-855-5496 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by Central Florida Zoo (@centralflzoo) 4 | Seminole Aerial Adventures | If you love nature and want to see it from a new perspective, check out Seminole Aerial Adventures. Part of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, this attraction is located on the Lake Monroe waterfront in Historic Downtown Sanford. Zipping down wires through trees and foliage is just part of the experience. In addition to 13 zip lines, there's a kids' course plus two adventure courses featuring over 30 elements such as rope bridges, dancing logs, suspended disks, tight wires, nets, trapeze swings, and ladders. Where: 3755 W Seminole Blvd, Sanford, FL | Who: 407-323-4450 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPSExhilarating East Coast Aerial Outings If you're looking for a change of scenery, then head to Florida's east coast for cool aerial adventures. While you're there, why not make a day of it with some vigorous ziplining followed by a little chill time at the beach? View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cocoa Beach Aerial Adventures (@cocoabeachaerialadventures) 5 | Cocoa Beach Aerial Adventures | Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Banana River, this nationally recognized adventure park surrounds you with a beautiful canopy of 100-year-old live oak trees. And the views from the highest platforms can't be beat! There's a course for “every spirit” and as the spirit soars, the challenges meet the need with increasing levels of difficulty. This aerial park suspends you in the air on 45-foot poles as you navigate through 49 unique challenges. With seven different trails and three levels, you choose the obstacles you're comfortable with. Where: 6419 N Atlantic Ave, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 | Who: 321-613-0047 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by Treetop Trek (@treetoptrekfl) 6 | Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures | Experience exhilarating zip line treks through the treetops, a ropes course complete with swinging logs, and even a high-wire bicycle! At Treetop Trek, you'll see the Brevard Zoo from a different perspective in the canopy above wild animals. Enjoy views of monkeys, parrots, and even alligators on some courses. Challenge yourself at your selected level of difficulty on a variety of trails that guide you through the canopy. You can even combine this adventure with a zoo package for a full day of fun and animal encounters. Where: 8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940 | Who: 321-254-9453 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS West Florida's Extreme Zipline Excursions The adventures get more extreme as you head toward Florida's west coast! If you're looking for high-octane outdoor action, check out these adventure parks. From placid bays and old growth forests to deep canyons, the settings alone will keep you enthralled. View this post on Instagram A post shared by FLG X Adventure Course - Tampa (@flgxtampa) 7 | FLG X Adventure Course | If you like to be challenged, this one's for you. The staff at FLG X near Tampa invite guests to make thrilling new memories and “test their limits” at this extreme adventure course and zip line. The elevated obstacle course is set in the tall Florida Forest and securely suspended between the trees at 15 to 80 feet off the ground. Obstacles range from zip lines, rope swings, and slides to scrambling walls, wobbly bridges, hanging nets, and much more. Take a journey and explore the outdoors like you never have before. Where: 6440 Cedar Ln, Brooksville, FL 34601 | Who: 888-231-8592 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by TreeHoppers (@treehoppers) 8 | TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park | Billed as the largest zip line aerial adventure park in Central Florida, TreeHoppers is located just north of Tampa. A mixture of bridges, ladders, climbing elements, and zip lines are spread throughout acres of beautiful Old Florida forest to create challenging experiences rated from easy to “crazy.” Built for ages 1 to 101, from beginners to advanced, this park features a total of 10 different courses with more than 100 unique elements, creating a series of adventures that lead you through the forest. Where: 27839 Saint Joe Rd, Dade City, FL 33525 | Who: 813-381-5400 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by Empower Adventures Tampa Bay (@zipontampabay) 9 | Empower Adventures | Awaken your spirit of adventure with the Bay Area's only guided zip line tour, nestled between Tampa and the beaches of Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Master unique challenges as you ascend the 60-foot-tall start tower, fly over water and pristine land preserves, traverse a wooden suspension bridge, and conquer aerial obstacles. All the while, you'll enjoy the incredible, one-of-a-kind panoramic view over Mobbly Preserve and Tampa Bay. The goal? To leave you feeling empowered and far more accomplished than you ever imagined. Where: 423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar, FL 34677 | Who: 813-448-5635 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Canyons Zip Line (@zipthecanyons) 10 | The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park | If you're looking for the ultimate zip line experience in Florida, head to The Canyons. Yes, there really are canyons here! This Ocala zip line complex was built atop a 94-acre limestone quarry, which means you'll be riding the longest, highest, and fastest zip-wires in the state. And the views! Think deep canyons, rocky cliffs, wide blue lakes, and towering trees that look untouched since the miners abandoned the site in the 1930s. Their most popular tour takes you flying over Lost Spring Lake in the massive Big Cliff Canyon. It includes nine zip flights, two sky bridges, and a rappel from the last platform. And that's just the beginning. Where: 8045 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34475 | Who: 352-351-9477 VIEW ON GOOGLE MAPS Use this handy map to plan your next adventure! From mild to wild, Central Florida has a zip line experience for everyone. Whether your ideal adventure is soaring over a calm azure lake, zip lining through the trees above throngs of alligators, monkeys, and parrots, or testing your mettle against the elements, you'll find it here. Book Your Exploria Resorts Stay Today For more information about Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts, or any of our luxurious vacation resorts, visit our website at exporiaresorts.com. And check out our vacation planning page for ideas about how you can take your next vacation with Exploria Resorts! All featured content is current as of the publishing date of this article and is for informational purposes only. Exploria Resorts is in no way affiliated with the proprietors and/or attractions featured nor endorses any stated services. 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