- TripBuzz found 160 things to do with kids in or near Port Canaveral, Florida, including 144 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral and Melbourne.
- From Arts Adventures - Private Charters to Reel Trick Charters, the Port Canaveral area offers 76 different types of family activities, including: Fishing, Speed Boat Tours, Parasailing and Parks.
- The home port for many cruise and cargo ships as well as a Navy ship, Port Canaveral has lots of traffic. Utilizing its water access, the city also offers gambling cruises, fishing charters and sandy beaches with opportunities to swim, surf or snorkel. Seafood and waterfront restaurants further provide for both casual and fine dining.
100% 1 votes
1872 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, FL 32952 MoreLess Info
The only rental location that is situated directly on the water of Cocoa Beach is Island Watercraft Rentals / Surf & Ski Watersports. A wide range of beach equipment can be rented from this business, including boats, jet skis, surf boards, boogie boards, and beach chairs.
94% 177 votes
Hwy 406, FL MoreLess Info
Marsh impoundments and pine flatwoods sit along the 7-mile road that makes up Black Point Wildlife Drive. The wildlife area contains a variety of birds, alligators, bobcats, snakes and more.
96% 587 votes
Route 402, FL 32782 MoreLess Info
Located at the John F. Kennedy Space Center, the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to 1,045 plant species and over 500 wildlife species. Wildlife consists of birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
100% 2 votes
951 Kiwanis Is Park Road, Merritt Island, FL 32952 MoreLess Info
The Kiwanis Island Park Recreation Center is a community recreational facility offering a number of amenities and attractions for guests to enjoy. These amenities include a gymnasium, a small kitchen, and numerous meeting rooms.
Lori Wilson Park covers 32,43 acres. On its site are found vendors, 3 medium pavilions with a total capacity of 180, a playground and a sand volleyball court. There are lifeguards all year round. Picnics can be held in special designated areas, on the grass.
One of the premier kayaking outfitters in the Cocoa Beach area, Calypso Kayaking, has been guiding visitors on eco-tours, since 2010. While exploring Indian River Lagoon, you may get up close and personal with manatees and dolphins.
100% 45 votes
150 Becora Ave., FL 32953 MoreLess Info
Offering sailboat tours for a maximum of six guests on the Banana or Indian River, Freedom Sailing Adventures hosts private cruises over gentle waters where manatees and bottlenose dolphins reside. These tours also pass a bird sanctuary featuring many waterfowl.
84% 43 votes
777 East Merritt Island Causeway, FL MoreLess Info
Cobb Theatres-Merritt Square 16 plays the latest movies in standard, RealD 3D and IMAX formats. The theater has extra wide aisles, stadium seating, high-back seats and rear window captioning available.
100% 22 votes
240 Spring Dr #4, FL 32953 MoreLess Info
Wave Masters Surf School of Merritt Island offers surf lessons for watersports enthusiasts of all levels by top certified instructors. The company also offers board rentals to locals and visitors in the Cocoa Beach area.
50% 2 votes
3702 N Courtenay Pkwy #112, Merritt Island, FL 32953 MoreLess Info
Zorn's Repair Services offers jet ski rentals to be used throughout eight square miles of protected water ways. These skis can be rented for a half-hour, full hour, or half a day (4 hours).