Orlando is located in the warmth of central Florida.
As well as being nicknamed ‘The City Beautiful’ it’s also known as the theme park capital of the world.
With so much going on, Orlando is a great destination for couples.
Especially with so many activities to suit all types of people and budgets, finding the right romantic date can be a tough choice.
So we’ve done the hard work for you, checking hundreds of places to go and found 26 of the most romantic things to do for couples in Orlando.
- Hot-Air Balloon sunrise
- Helicopter Night Ride
- ICON Park
- Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
- Titanic Dinner Party
- Town of Saint Augustine
- Winter Park
- Lake Eola Park
- Airboat Ride to the Everglades
- Snorkel with Manatees in Crystal River
- Emerald Cut on a Clear Kayak
- Clearwater Beach
- Little Big Econ Forest
- ATV Off-Roading Adventure
- Ride on Horseback through Forever Florida
- Tree Trek Adventure Park
- Indoor Karting
- Skydive Indoors
- Orlando’s WonderWorks
- Walt Disney World
- Universal Orlando Resort
- Discovery Cove
- Escape Games
- Mystery Dinner Show
- Blue Man Group Show
1. Witness Orlando’s Sunrise on a Hot-Air Balloon
Make the start of your day a romantic one with a sunrise flight over Orlando.
During your flight you will get amazing panoramic views.
Sights you should see include Walt Disney park and countryside including swamps and mangroves.
Ensure you take your camera for plenty of fantastic photos.
Once you return to land you will enjoy a champagne breakfast.
- Balloon flight with experienced pilot.
- Champagne breakfast.
- Flight Certificate.
2. See the City Lights on a Helicopter Night Ride
Enjoy aerial views of Orlando with your partner on a helicopter flight at night.
After a quick safety briefing you will head to the skies to take in the city lights.
See the sights illuminated at nights, including the iconic Coca-cola Orlando eye.
Other sights you will see include sea world, Disney world and universal studios.
During your flight enjoy live commentary from your pilot.
Options include a 15 minute-40 minute flight.
- Helicopter tour (15, 20, 30 or 40 minutes)
3. Ride the Wheel at ICON Park for Great Views of the City
Impress your date with a ride on the wheel at ICON park.
Towering an impressive 400 feet, you will have amazing views over Orlando.
Also enjoy views of the beautiful park surrounding the wheel.
During your 23 minute ride the on-board iPad can give you information about your sights and surroundings.
The 20 acre park has more than 40 restaurants and bars, so it’s a great romantic place to dine.
In addition, you can upgrade to champagne experience to make your ride extra special.
- Ride on the wheel.
- Entry to ICON park, the wheel and International drive.
- Glass of Champagne (upgraded option)
4. Get a Taste of Pirate Life in Pirate’s Dinner Adventure
Release your inner child at a Pirates dinner.
Fantastic dining experience for couples who love adventure and fantasy.
Begin your romantic evening with a bountiful buffet of appetisers.
Enjoy an evenings entertainment of swash-buckling adventure as a ‘hostage’ to the pirates.
Along with princess Anita you will enjoy the galleon staged dining and show experience.
Afterwards enjoy the Buccaneer Bash party alongside the crew.
Choose from a start time of 5:30. 7:30 or 8:30.
- Pirate adventure show.
- Dinner and soft drinks.
5. Experience Luxury in the Titanic Dinner Party
Get caught up in the romance Jack and Rose experienced on board the Titanic.
During this unique dinner gala you are one of the 1st class guest re-enacting a celebratory dinner.
Start your evening with a signature cocktail at the cocktail party.
Then take a seat to celebrate the retirement of Edward John Smith, Titanic’s captain.
Also enjoy a reenactment of events that occurred on the fatal night, 14-15 April.
The three course menu includes options such as Artisan cheese, Vienna rolls, fillet of beef, rosemary potatoes and white chocolate mouse.
- 3 course dinner.
- Entry to Titanic – The Experience.
6. Explore the Town of Saint Augustine
Soak up American History in Saint Augustine, Americas oldest town.
Founded in 1565, the ancient town has plenty for couples to explore.
After a relaxing 2 hour drive, you can explore the town at your leisure.
Including wandering the boutique shops, exploring cobblestone streets and dining at a fine restaurant.
Also included is 75 minute cruise on Victory III in Matanzas Bay.
Additionally, you can enjoy a 90 minute hop on hop off tour to see as many of the cities sights as you’d like.
- Hotel pick up, drop off and transport to Saint Augustine.
- Boat cruise (upgraded option)
- Hop on hop off trolley tour (upgraded option)
7. Spend a Day in Winter Park
Winter park is a former tourist resort which still attracts plenty of visitors.
With over 70 parks in this Suburban city there is plenty of nature to relax in.
If you’re a golfer, take the opportunity to show your partner how to swing a club at a golf course.
Alternatively, head to the popular shopping district or explore the river.
Perhaps a romantic bike tour of the area will appeal to you.
Or a Southern home cooked brunch and gospel tour.
Whatever you decide, Winter park will charm you as it did the 4 presidents who have visited it.
8. Unwind at Lake Eola Park
Lake Eola Park is an oasis of natural beauty in the metropolitan city of Orlando.
The beautiful central lake has both real swans, and swan boats to enjoy.
Other attractions at the park include a weekly farmers market and events at the amphitheatre.
In addition you can dine at the Relax Grill restaurant or enjoy a romantic picnic.
Lake Eola Park is visited on several sightseeing tours.
Alternatively make your trip about the park on a tour such as a lunchtime history tour or scavenger hunt.
9. Hop on an Airboat Ride to the Everglades
Central Florida Everglades is a vast area consitsting of swamps, marshes and rivers.
The best way to explore it is on a thrilling airboat ride.
During your ride, look out for alligators and other wildlife as you skim over marshes and swamps.
Afterwards, continue your close encounters with wildlife at Wild Florida.
Over 200 animals including lemurs, zebra, and sloths live there.
This is a great attraction for couples who love animals.
- Pick up and drop off from designated points.
- 30 or 60 minute airboat ride.
- Entry to Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park.
10. Snorkel with Manatees in Crystal River
Manatees are sometimes known as sea cows, and sometimes attributed to tales of mermaids from their singing.
Seeing manatees is sure to be a magical experience to share with your loved one.
After breakfast join a team of Manatee experts for a cruise along Crystal River.
You are able to snorkle with these endangered animals in known areas popular with Manatees.
Following a picnic style lunch you will experience a thrilling 30 minute airboat ride on Homosassa River.
Afterwards visit Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park which is famous in Florida for rehabilitating injured animals.
Manatee Season is October to March, however as they are wild animals sightings cant be guaranteed.
- Hotel pick up and drop off.
- Breakfast and Lunch.
- Snorkeling equipment.
- professional guide.
- Boat cruise, kayak or paddle board and 30 minute airboat cruise.
- Entry to Crystal River and Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.
11. Paddle to the Emerald Cut on a Clear Kayak
Relax on the river for a romantic tour with your other half.
With clear kayaks you can see the clear waters beneath you during your tour.
Following a safety briefing and instructions you will paddle from Kings Landing to Emerald Cut.
Along the way expect to see blue green water and lush scenery.
Also keep your eyes peeled for wildlife including turtles, birds and small alligators.
There’s even a hidden jump for guests if you choose.
- Use of Clear kayak.
- Professional guide.
12. Laze around at Clearwater Beach
Clearwater beach on the West Coast is a fantastic day trip from Orlando.
Unwind with your loved one as you escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
During the 1.5 hour bus ride, you can learn more about the beach from your guide.
On arrival you will have free time to explore and relax on the beach.
Then head to the marina for a 1 hour dolphin encounter cruise.
Afterwards return to shore for more relaxation or choose to hire equipment for water sports.
- Pick up and drop off at centralised locations in Orlando.
- 1 hour dolphin Cruise.
- Lunch voucher (optional upgrade).
13. Pedal through Little Big Econ Forest
Couple a kayaking trip with a mountain biking experience for the best way to see Florida’s natural beauty.
Begin your day with a paddle along the stunning Econlockhatchee River and watch out for wildlife.
It was once home to Florida’s Native American Seminole tribe.
After a complimentary picnic lunch swap your kayak for a bike.’
Continue your outdoors adventure by mountain biking through the stunning Little Big Econ Forest.
- Hotel pick up and drop off (selected hotels only)
- Professional guide.
- All necessary equipment.
- Entry to Econlockhatchee River and Little Big Econ Forest.
14. Go on an Extreme ATV Off-Roading Adventure
Adventure seeking couples will love this ATV off road experience.
With over 230 acres of tracks and trails there are routes for novices, experts, and everyone in between.
After a safety lesson you will follow your instructor along the various tracks and trails for a 2 hour experience.
Be prepared to get dirty, weather its dusty or wet as you navigate bumps, hills, twists and turns.
Ride through pretty scenery including orange groves and wetlands.
- All equipment including compulsory helmets and goggles.
- 2 hour ATV off road experience.
- Professional guide.
15. Ride on Horseback through Forever Florida
Explore Forever Florida, an eco friendly ranch and conservation area on horseback.
First timers are welcome, as the horses are matched to your riding ability.
Trot alongside your love through 4,700 acres of beautifully preserved wilderness to experience Florida as it once was.
These historic trails were first used by Native Americans in the 16th century.
Additionally you may see wildlife including alligators, deer, black bears and over 200 species of bird.
- 1 hour horseback tour.
- Professional guide.
16. Conquer Aerial Obstacles in Tree Trek Adventure Park
Head to the heights of Orlando Tree Trek Adventure.
The heights are sure to make you feel giddy and in love with your adventurous partner.
This ariel adventure park has 97 games and challengers for all ability levels.
Alongside your other half, navigate your way through swinging logs, cargo nets and zip lines.
Test your limits and encourage each other to tackle the obstacles.
- Entry to Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park.
- All required equipment.
17. Try Indoor Karting
Get your body and heart racing as you experience the thrills at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games.
Speed lovers will have a great time racing along High-Speed Electric SuperKarts.
Which is one of the worlds longest indoor tracks with banked turns and 25′ elevation changes.
In addition, try some of the 120+ games in the arcade.
Or head to the rope course with its own zipline, lazer tag or bowling.
Also try out the interactive Dark Ride motion theater or the Hologate fully immersive VR experience.
Additionally there are 6 VR racing simulators, a restaurant and full bar for refreshments.
This is the perfect date for couples who love to have fun!
- briefing video and superkarts racing experience.
- $10 arcade game card.
- XD Dark Ride an Interactive Ride
- Lazer tag.
18. Skydive Indoors
Indoor skydiving is a great way to experience the feel of a skydive without facing the heights.
During your training session you’ll learn how to free float in a purpose built wind tunnel.
Experience wind speeds reaching 130 to 175 mph (209 to 282 kph).
Included is 2 x 1 minute one on one sessions with your instructor in the wind tunnel.
Great for couples who want to try something a bit different and have a thrilling experience.
- One on one guidance and instruction from a certified flight instructor.
- All required equipment.
- Certificate of flight achievement.
19. Take on Water Rides in SeaWorld
Head to Sea World with your date for a great marine experience.
With over 30 attractions and rides there is plenty of variety to keep you both busy.
Firstly, enjoy close up encounters with killer wales and turtles.
Secondly, take a ride on Kraken Unleashed roller coaster and plunge through canyons.
Choose to include a trip to Aquatica waterpark for slides and dolphin encounters.
Or add a visit to Busch Gardens, home to many exotic and endangered animals.
Alternatively, go to adventure island, with slides, rides waterfalls and a wave pool.
- Entry to Seaworld.
- Upgrade to a 2 or 3 park ticket to include entrance to Aquatica, Busch Gardens or Adventure Island.
- Upgrade to include dining at the parks.
20. Have Fun in Orlando’s WonderWorks
Feel like your walking on your hands as you explore Wonderworks upside down park.
With over 100 interactive exhibits you and your partner will have plenty of fun.
During your visit you can experience hurricane winds of 74 mph, play with electricity, and make giant bubbles.
Also lay on a bed of nails, land a space shuttle, and take a glow in the dark rope course.
Run around during lazer tag and catch a show in the basement 4D theater.
Afterwards enjoy a 1 hour interactive magic and comedy show while dinning on pizza, salad drinks and desert.
- Entry to Wonderworks Exhibition.
- Entry to Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show (VIP optional extra)
21. Spend a Perfect Day in Walt Disney World
Unleash your inner child and take a guided tour around Walt Disney World.
As this is a guided tour its perfect for first time visitors, ensuring you don’t miss out on the best attractions.
With 3 options to choose from you can ensure the perfect couples experience.
Firstly choose a 3 hour orientation tour to get a great overview of the park and your areas of interest.
Or select the 6 hour tour for more rides, more shows and more magic!
Alternatively the 9 hour tour is the ultimate tour to ensure you have a fantastic time.
Additionally, the Hopper tour means you can have a guide for 2 theme parks
- Tour escort/host for up to 6 guests.
- Please note, entrance is not included.
22. Discover the Best of Universal Orlando Resort
Combine three awesome parks into one day of Universal Studios adventures.
Included in this tour is Universal Studios, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay and the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
During your visit to Universal Studios you can immerse yourself in great Hollywood movies such as the Fast and Furious.
Universal’s Islands of Adventure is reserved for adventure and heroes, including Jurassic Park and Harry Potter.
Also make a splash at Volcano Bay water park, with plenty of excitement alongside laid back luxury.
During your trip you will feel like movie stars, great for a fun romantic day.
- Choice of which parks to visit and 1 to 5 day entrance tickets.
- Entry to Universal Studios, Island of Adventure, Wizarding World of Harry Potter or Volcano Bay.
23. Relax in the Oasis that is Discovery Cove
Discovery Cove is one of the best theme parks for couples.
With both a relaxing atmosphere and oasis of calm, this is perfect for a grown up escape.
During your visit enjoy private beaches, swimming with dolphins, an aviary and warm pools.
Also wade with stingrays, and enjoy the on site restaurants.
Even equipment such as wet suits, and photos of you together is available.
- Option for Round trip transfer.
- Visit website for ticketing options.
24. Test your Skills in an Escape Game
Challenge yourselves to an exciting escape game.
During your escape work together to find clues and escape the room.
With plenty of different themes to choose from, there is something for everyone.
Choose from historical themes such as the lost tomb of Monthu and the Budapest Express.
Or break out of Prison or experience the thrill of the Heist.
Alternatively find an escape route for your life in the Under pressure or Pandemic options.
Other choices include Mission Mars, Murder Mystery, Gold Rush, and more.
25. Enjoy Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show
Fans of Murder Mysteries will have a great time puzzling over Sleuths Mystery Dinner.
Share a dinner date like no other with your loved one.
With your investigation skills and thinking cap be ready to enjoy an evening mystery and laughter.
Also enjoy a delicious dinner with options such as Hors d’ovres, Honey glazed Cornish hen and a mystery desert.
Wash it down with unlimited drinks, including wine, beer, tea and coffee.
- Dinner and drinks.
- Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows.
26. Watch the Blue Man Group Show
Dazzle yourselves blue with an evening of spectacular performances from the Blue man group.
With comedy, theater, rock concert and dance party all rolled into one, you are sure to have a great time.
Also this show is interactive, making you fell part of the act and even more part of the fun.
Additionally absorb plenty of colors, humor, and awesome music as you and your partner marvel at the show.
After the show there is a public meet and greet with actors and performers.
Options are for shows starting every hour from 6pm to 9pm.
- Entry to Blue Man Group show.
- Public meet and greet.
Did you know Orlando had so many amazing tours for couples?
With so much to choose from you can immerse yourself in glamour and luxury or escape to natural surroundings.
As well as having a ball of laughs at a theme park, or try an adventurous activity.
The choice is yours, which of these 26 best tours for couples will you try?