Exploration Tower Tours
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You can enjoy one of the best views along the Space Coast with a visit to Cape Canaveral’s new Exploration Tower. Built in 2013, the curved, sail-like building is a design match with the myriad cruise ships that venture in and out of Port Canaveral, and the viewing platform atop the seven-story structure offers an ideal vantage point for watching the bustle of the port or a NASA rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center, which sits about 10 miles to the north. Exploration Tower also features inside exhibits, including interactive movies in a two-story auditorium, and a simulator where would-be cruise captains can try their hand at navigating Port Canaveral.
Exploration Tower sits just off the waterfront in Port Canaveral, right next door to the major cruise ship terminals. Visitors can come any day to explore the exhibits and the view, while rocket-launch viewings only happen on occasion.
Address: 670 Dave Nisbet Dr., Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920, USA
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $6.50 for adults, $3.75 for children
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Exploration Tower
Join us on a walking food tour of one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. The seafood heavy tour features stops and the most popular restaurants in the area. • Tours are suitable for all ages. • Water will be provided • Ticket purchase covers the cost of the food items featured on the tour (and gratuity for those items) • It is suggested to bring cash for extra purchases. • A majority of our Food Tours depart from Exploration Tower • A mile of light walking will include 3 tasty stops over 2.5 hours for your enjoyment
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Exploration Tower hours of operation?
Exploration Tower hours of operation: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Exploration Tower?
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