Area Guide

What makes the Kissimmee/Orlando area such a fabulous vacation destination? Everything! Families keep coming back, knowing that there are good times to share and a warm welcome for everyone. You'll meet the world's most celebrated Mouse and enjoy all the other attractions of Walt Disney World® Resort, Sea World, and Universal Studios just minutes from Star Island Resort's prime Kissimmee location. Enjoy the best of Orlando combined with the family-friendly retreat at your premier choice in Kissimmee resorts, Star Island.


Our Resort's Kissimmee, Florida Location Places you Near Great Attractions

Aquatic Wonders Boat Tours

101 Lakeshore Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34741-5686
Phone: 407-846-2814
Guided nature trips on Lake Tohopekaliga, birding, gator and eagle watching trips, history tours, sunsets and star-watching. Half-day fishing trips for up to six people. Wheelchair-accessible boat.


Arabian Nights Dinner Attraction

3081 Arabian Nights Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Phone: 407-239-9223
Featuring a live equestrian dinner show which focuses on the birthday of a princess. Dinner options are varied and delicious, including steak, chicken, children's dishes and vegetarian entrées.


Captain Bill's Airboat Adventures

Orlando, FL 32765
Phone: 407-977-3214
View wildlife and scenery on a 1.5 hour backwater adventure in this six-passenger airboat. All hours by appointment only, weather permitting.


Boggy Creek Airboat Rides

3702 Big Bass Rd.
Kissimmee, FL 34744-9331
Phone: 407-344-9550 or 407-933-4337
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily


Blue Ridge Balloons

566 Buckminster Cir.
Orlando, FL 32803-6703
Phone: 407-894-5040
Toll-Free (U.S.): 800-586-1884
Sunrise balloon flights and pick-up service from local hotels.


Forever Florida

4755 N. Kenansville Rd.
St. Cloud, FL 34773-9109
Phone: 407/957-9794
Toll Free (U.S.): 888-957-9794
A 4,400-acre wilderness preserve that includes a working cattle ranch. Horseback rides, petting zoo and visitor's center.


Fun Spot Action Park

5551 Del Verde Way
Orlando, FL 32819-8505
Phone: 407-363-3867
Featuring go-karts, amusement rides, and arcade.


Funday Discovery Tours

233 E. New Haven Ave., 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32901-4571
Phone: 407-725-0796
Eco-tour operator providing over 20 half- and full-day guided nature and wildlife tours, plus evening dinner adventures and tours of Kennedy Space Center.


Gatorland

14501 S. Orange Blossom Tr.
Orlando, FL 32837-6699
Phone: 407-855-5496
Toll Free (U.S. & Canada): 800-393-5297
Hours: 9 a.m. - dusk
Features alligators, petting zoo, mini water park, eco-tour, bird sanctuary and wildlife shows, all in a turn-of-the-century setting.


Green Meadows Petting Farm

1368 S. Poinciana Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34746-4100
Phone: 407-846-0770
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Two-hour guided tours. Kids can play with more than 300 farm animals, have a pony ride, milk a cow, ride a train and go on a hayride.


Horse World Riding Stable

3705 S. Poinciana Blvd.
Kissimmee, FL 34758-2802
Phone: 407-847-4343
Hours: 9 a.m - 5 p.m.
Trail rides, pony rides, riding lessons, group picnics and parties.


Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

4510 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
Kissimmee, FL 34746-5317
Phone: 407-396-1518
Toll-Free (U.S. & Canada): 800-229-8300
Four-course medieval banquet with knights competing in tournament games and jousting matches. Reservations required.


Old Town

5770 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy.
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407-396-4888
Offering 75 specialty shops, eight delicious restaurants, and 18 thrilling rides for the whole family.


Richard Petty Driving Experience

Walt Disney World Speedway
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Phone: 407-939-0130
Toll-Free (Worldwide): 800-BE-PETTY (237-3889)
Offering four program options: a ride with an instructor and three driving experiences.


Wet 'n Wild

6200 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819-8290
Phone: 407-351-1800
Toll-Free (U.S.): 800-992-9453
A water park with multi-passenger rides, including the new Hydra-Fighter.