Category: International Drive

SeaLife Orlando Installing The 360 Degree Ocean Tunnel

Workers install the 360 degree ocean tunnel for the SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, the brand new underwater aquarium opening at I-Drive 360 next spring. The acrylic tunnel weighs almost 18,000 pounds, or as much as five cars, and will provide a new immersive way for guests to view marine life in their own habitats. SEA …

A New Ride To Open Next To The Orlando Eye

Another ride is set to be built right next door to The Orlando Eye. StarFlyer swing ride will take riders up 420 feet. StarFlyer in LondonUnicorp National Developments, the company behind the I-Drive 360 complex, announced the new ride, and a new name for the complex which houses Kings Bowling and other stores next door …

Ricky Martin Meets Ricky Martin Well That's Weird Or Is It

International superstar Ricky Martin was on site at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas to introduce his brand new wax figure to the world. Martin’s figure will eventually travel to its permanent home Orlando, just in time for the celebrity wax attraction’s spring 2015 grand opening. Known for hits such as Livin’ La Vida Loca, She Bangs, …

Unveiling The Towering LEGO® Model of Central Florida Orlando Eye

Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest attractions operator in the world, is expanding rapidly in Central Florida. Today, at IAAPA Attractions Expo, the company revealed a LEGO® model that spans more than 9-feet across and is nearly 8-feet tall, showcasing three iconic brands coming to Orlando: The Orlando Eye®, Madame Tussauds® Orlando and SEA LIFE® …

New Glass Capsules Revealed For The Orlando Eye

The Orlando Eye provided a sneak preview of the brand new passenger capsules that will eventually be installed onto the observation wheel, once construction on the outer wheel is completed later this year. Each glass capsule weighs approximately three metric tons (6,600 pounds), or the average weight of an Indian elephant or a baby blue …

I-Drive NASCAR Set To Open December 19th

I-Drive NASCAR Indoor Kart Racing set to open on December 19th and will feature an exciting adrenaline and fun experience with futuristic electric race karts that will get anyone’s heart racing. I-Drive NASCAR’s fast electric race karts will reach speeds of up to 45 MPH They will also offer A full fledged arcade entertainment section …

Next To Unveil A Wax Figure For Madame Tussaud's Is ………..

International icon Ricky Martin will meet his match in Las Vegas, as he unveils his wax figure for Madame Tussauds Orlando on Wed., Nov. 19 at 11:30 am. The figure will then travel to its permanent home Orlando, just in time for the celebrity wax attraction’s spring 2015 grand opening. Martin, known for hits such …

Tin Roof To Open At I-Drive 360

A new Bar and Restaurant is set to open its first Florida Location in December. Tin Roof a live music eatery will open on the I Drive 360 entertainment complex, this will be the chains 14th location in the U.S. Tin Roof is known for hosting bands ranging from rock, alternative and country music. In …

Inner Wheel Completed On The Orlando Eye

The Orlando Eye celebrates a major construction milestone with the completion of the spoke installation of the inner wheel, clearing the way for work to begin on the outer wheel, eventually bringing the massive structure to a height and width of 400 feet, making it the tallest observation wheel on the East Coast of the …

First Celebrity Announced For Madame Tussaud's

Madame Tussauds Orlando has rolled out the red carpet for Selena Gomez, making the pop singer and actress the first celebrity wax figure to arrive in The City Beautiful ahead of the attraction’s spring 2015 grand opening. Selena took advantage of the beautiful fall weather to explore the city’s entertainment and shopping scenes, including the …