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Address: 4600 North World Drive, C/O Contemporary Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
Phone Number: +1 407-939-0754
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Description: Enjoy a sunny day on the water. Located behind Disney's Contemporary...
Enjoy a sunny day on the water. Located behind Disney's Contemporary Resort, Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre offers families and individuals the opportunity to Parasail, ride our Personal Watercraft, Water-ski, Wakeboard, Tube, and much more! Open daily; 365 days a year!
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After a very disappointing breakfast at Chef Mickey's we took the chance cheer ourselves up and try to get in some watersport at this venue. Our last visit was almost 10 years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

After a very disappointing breakfast at Chef Mickey's we took the chance cheer ourselves up and try to get in some watersport at this venue. Our last visit was almost 10 years ago and were lucky enough to get a half hour wakeboarding without prior booking. Within 15 minutes our brilliant young instructor (Trent) completed our paperwork and had us... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had always wanted to try water skiing, and since we were staying at the Contemporary it was the perfect time to try it out! Our guide was really friendly and took time explaining the techniques and helping us adjust when needed. After a few crashes, I finally caught on and off I went. My husband didn't fare as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This had to be the best part of our vacation. We got to parasail and drive boats. It was definitely a thrill. Jeff and David were our parasailing crew and I have to say that they were awesome!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went to Disney's Contemporary Resort to try Para sailing at Sammy Duvalls. It was quite fun and not scary at all. It's best to do a tandem flight if you can. It is so quiet and still when you are flying around Bay Lake, and you can see all ofDisney World! Very much recommend!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Recently while my family was down in Florida visiting Disney World, we were on the monorail from our hotel to Magic Kingdom we notice there was parasailing going on out on the lake. So that afternoon we stopped at Sammy Duvalls Watersports Centre at the Contemporary Resort and made a reservation. We were very pleased that we were able to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This last week we visited Orlando, FL for our spring break and spent some time at Sammy Duvall's Watersports. My first impression of the staff at Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre easily earned an A+ in my book. They were very accommodating right from the very beginning. From the moment we arrived on site, they greeted us with a smile and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had so much fun parasailing! The staff was laid back and courteous. The day we initially booked turned out to be rainy so they rescheduled us for another day. When we got there it was really foggy so we waited for the fog to clear and had a beautiful clear day and had a great view of all of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We spent a lunchtime with the team parasailing on the lake next to the Contemporary. We booked three flights in total (2 tandems and a single). When we arrived, the internet booking had not been transferred to the diary but the lady at the desk soon sorted this out for us and with just a half hour extra wait, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Having visited Sammy Duvall's in August 2014 this would certainly be top of our list of things to do if we're ever back (fingers crossed). We went for the Personal Water Craft (Jet Ski) tour and had both of us comfortably sat on one - albeit with a precarious switch of driver! Whilst you can do just an hour of... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The family and I have visited Sammy's several times and I reviewed the place extensively in 2012, but we headed back in 2014 once my son was 16 and able to take out his own jet ski. The place is still great, has wonderful people, and provides a good diversion from the Disney parks while still being on property. This... More 

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