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Orlando Watersports Complex

8615 Florida Rock Rd., Orlando, FL 32824
+1 407-251-3100
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Ranked #69 of 198 Attractions in Orlando
Type: Water sports, Sports Complexes
Owner description: The Orlando Watersports Complex is a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating, wakesurfing, kneeboarding and waterskiing. Since... more » Owner description: The Orlando Watersports Complex is a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating, wakesurfing, kneeboarding and waterskiing. Since 1999, OWC has established itself as the best place to learn how to wakeboard. OWC is set up with two full size cable systems, a two-tower system and a boat lake. The two-tower system is great for teaching new riders the basics while our beginner full size cable provides them the tools to create a solid wakeboarding foundation. For the advanced riders, there is the advanced cable, which offers experienced riders many different advanced features. « less
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Orlando, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place has always looked so cool from the 528 when we drive by...the service was ok and the experience was ok. But we felt like it should have been more

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Orlando
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148 reviews 148 reviews
52 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I'd never been before so our group took advantage of a recent groupon that included a lesson and 4 hours cable time. This was a very good value and I do recommend a lesson if you're new to this. How to prepare for a day at OWC: > Sunscreen is a must (available for purchase if you forget). > Snug... More

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Peyton, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was a great outing for all 3 of our teenagers. They were exhausted by the end of the day and had a great time. The staff there were very friendly and helpful, especially Nick who was the instructor for our 8 year old! The only complaint was that if you fall on one of the turns you have to... More

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I just wanted to share my experience at OWC. When I got there I was intimidated by the sport. Your staff was quick to rid that, Brandon took me for my 20 min session and made it simple for me to learn, I got up the first time and felt awesome! I spent the next hour attempting to get around... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Staff was very helpful, though despite their best efforts I could not get up on the board. I'd advise other first-timers to watch a few YouTube videos on how to launch on a wakeboard (sitting, standing, & jumping in), then try to execute based on that.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I had a great time at OWC! I've been wanting to go their for years, and had the opportunity to go after a business trip in downtown Orlando. It's really easy to get to, and is just about 20 minutes from downtown. The staff was nice. I was setup with a slider board, and they have these great snowboard style... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

It was my first time visiting the Orlando Watersports Complex. I was wake boarding on the faster advanced cable. I didn't want to get injured on the unfamiliar obstacles, so I asked the cable operator a question. He just was not interested. His answer was basically, "Whatever". After I jumped of the jetty into the water, my wife and son... More

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Theo K, Manager at Orlando Watersports Complex, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for traveling all the way to Orlando and making the time to visit our facility. I apologize that you had a less than satisfactory experience. We do our best to ensure that our operators are providing the best instruction and customer service while they are operating the cable systems; however, we are unable to... More

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Excellent place to visit, people were really nice went over rules in detail. I felt safe since there were not to many jet skies in the water at one time!

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Dallas, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Family with 3 grandchildren under 10 visited the watersport complex on a July day. We all relaxed and cooled down walking the park and garden trails in the early morning. We all took an air boat ride through the swampy area. We all found it exciting. The boys did some fishing. The family had a great time

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Toronto, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

On Feb 1,2014 my husband, son and I found this remote watersports complex that features two small man made lakes with 2 circular obstacle courses. Never having wake boarded before we were excited and a little scared. We got a 4 hour groupon pass to check it out. Eventhough we didn't get any, I definitely would recommend to get body... More

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