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Sammy Duvall Watersports Centre

4600 North World Drive, C/O Contemporary Resort, Orlando, FL 32830
407-939-0754
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Ranked #14 of 114 Activities in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Water sports
Owner description: Enjoy a sunny day on the water. Located behind Disney's Contemporary Resort, Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre offers families and individuals the... more » Owner description: 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! « less
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I only knew about Sammy Duvall's as it was listed on a discount card I had been given when purchasing Disney tickets in the UK. Once I had been on their website I decided that I would like to try parasailing at some point during my holiday but wasn't too sure what to expect. I didn't need to worry. The... More

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Inverness, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We visited Walt Disney World this summer as we usually do. My kids have always wanted to try parasailing and I have always been concerned about safety. I finally decided that Sammy Duvall's was the place to try it. I cannot thank them enough for the wonderful time that my kids had!!!! Out of the two full weeks we spent... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We took the family to learn to waterski and do some tubing. Our captain was great and made sure everyone was safe and had a great time. One of the highlights of our trip to Orlando. Would definitely go back. Would only say that 1 hour was too short for everything we wanted to do (we were actually able to... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews 92 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I had a blast with our two children ages 11 and 15. We did two hours of water skiing and tubing . We paid to be picked up from the Grand Floridian where we were staying. Totally worth it and the boat ride there was beautiful. Our driver/ instructor Trent was knowledgable and friendly . He had... More

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Orlando, FL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I went with 4 teens for an hour of tubing, wake and knee boarding. Our driver was terrific! Professional, experienced, and safety conscious. We had a fantastic hour. The boat driver had games and challenges going on between the kids on the 2 tubes, and they got competitive! It was awesome and the kids had a blast! The only downside... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I broke my nose due to an accident caused by reckless driving of the boat while I was tubing. I tried to follow up with Tim Smith the manager, but he ignored dozens of my phone calls and emails so as to avoid being held liable for the accident. Dishonest management and horrible customer service.

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Solon, Ohio
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74 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I crossed para-sailing off our bucket lists at Sammy Duvall's a couple days before our wedding. The staff was very friendly and explained exactly what to do both when going up and coming down. I had no nervousness at all before going up (though, once I did get up, I was a bit scared)! I probably won't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we want to thank david santini for kindly offering us a free jet ski to share and disney tour after we showed up with our fully paid isango voucher for a jet ski each.. They no longer deal with isango and had received no payment but was happy to offer us a freebie rather than spoil our trip. Great time,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It was fun. The staff was great . We got an offer online on Groupon for 2 people we paid $84. First time experience and we loved it . The ride is smooth and stress free. you will have the chance to see Disneyland and a lot of the theme while you up .

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Winter springs
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Who needs a water park when the real thing gives you all the thrills without chorine. As a water family we have been boating, swimming, diving, kayaking and love everything with water. So a chance to fly above the Disney area lakes in a parasail was one for the records. All the kids loved it and as a Mom its... More

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