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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Public Tour

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Address: State Road 401 and Poseidon Ave., Cape Canaveral, FL 32925
Phone Number: 321-494-5945
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FREE historic bus tour for the general public every Wednesday and Thursday,...

FREE historic bus tour for the general public every Wednesday and Thursday, schedule subject to change based on mission requirements. The three-hour tour includes a visit to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, active and retired launch pads, and the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. Reservations are highly encouraged and seating is limited, walk-ins will be accommodated if seating permits. Bus and most facilities are NOT handicapped accessible.

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Light House Tour

Worthwhile to do this lighthouse and Port Canaveral launch pads tour. Doug the tour guide from SunWard does a great job explaining the launch pad sites and history. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worthwhile to do this lighthouse and Port Canaveral launch pads tour. Doug the tour guide from SunWard does a great job explaining the launch pad sites and history. Highly recommended. It takes about 3 to 4 hours in a nice smaller bus. It needs advance booking since clearance by the Air Force Base is required.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this tour not knowing what we'd be in for. Its military like - well it is at an Air Force base. But it lets you in on the facts of the space race with some visits to the actual sites of the 1960 launches. Well done and fun.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

A few of us decided to take this tour and so glad we did. We toured the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse which was being run by volunteers and they were very informative and friendly. Then drove around the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and saw all kinds of very interesting sites and Doug, our tour guide was awesome. Described all kinds... More 

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Grant-Valkaria, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The 3 hour Cape Canaveral Lighthouse tour by SunWand tours is a nice smaller air conditioned tour bus that accommodates about 20 +/- people. The tour guide and driver are very nice and informative. At the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, all the volunteers had alot of passion for the history and made sure your experience was a great one. The tour... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

SunWard Tours We took a wonderful 3 hour of The Cape Canaveral Lighthouse which was originally built in 1848 was taken over by the U.S. Air Force. SunWard Tours began giving tours in January 2016 after dealing with the government for 7 years to get approval. It is a three hour tour which encompasses the lighthouse, some original and current... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This was the best tour I've ever been on. To stand in the spots where history was made and to see things here really made my trip memorable. If you can get a tour here, take it. The volunteer was amazing, he was really informative and really loved what he does, this made for a wonderful experience. I'm a history... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is by far one of the best tours we have ever taken. We may even do it again next year. It brings you back in time to when the space program started. The lighthouse is beautiful. Interesting story how it was moved.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Constructed in 1868, the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse is owned by the U.S. Air Force and operated by the U.S. Coast Guard. It has just reopened to the public via a private tour. The tour includes many of the launch pad sites, memorials to NASA astronauts and scientists, AF Space and Missile History Center and Exploration Tower. The hop-aboard guide was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Perfect performance. Good possibility for food and drinks. All exhibitions are very useful for adult or children.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We got there shortly after the gates opened and stayed all day...and still didn't see all the movies. A great attraxtion and so glad we took the hour drive from Orlando to check it out. The tour around the launching areas was fantastic...and the tour guide did a good job of giving us opportunitis to take pictures. Seeing the numerous... More 

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