Reef-A-Palooza Orlando takes place this month on April 23 & 24 2016 at the Caribe Royale All Suites & Convention Hotel. This marks the 3rd year the show takes place in Orlando Florida and the 1st year at its new home at the Caribe Royale.
It almost seems too good to be true when you combine one of the largest saltwater trade show and place it in one of the most popular tourist destination in the world Orlando Florida. But oh yes it is very true and in only 2 weeks not only could you find yourself immersed in your hobby with amazing livestock/ educational seminars/ and the latest and greatest products from our industry leading manufactures.
But upon exiting the doors of the show you literally have the entire world is at your feet. Orlando is home to more than a dozen theme parks.
Walt Disney World, comprised of 4 parks, including Magic Kingdom and Epcot, and 2 water parks. Another major player, Universal Orlando, offers 2 parks: Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter straddling both. Sea World & Bush Gardens are also amazing full day attractions as well. Orlando is also known for great half day attractions too. Such as Fun Spot, The Orlando Eye, Legoland, Old Town, Gatorland and Sea Life Orlando,
While Orlando may be best known for its world-class theme parks, the city is chock full of unique outdoor and sporting activities for adventure seekers. Those seeking a more laid-back experience can opt for a stroll through one of the many gardens and parks or an early morning hot air balloon ride over the Central Florida treetops. With more than 170 golf courses, over 20 golf academies and some of the world’s most prestigious tournaments, Orlando is a true golfer’s paradise. In addition you will find numerous tennis facilities and hundreds of lakes for fishing and boating
Got Scuba? Florida does, and if scuba diving is your thing from freshwater to saltwater, from cave diving to drift diving and with more shipwrecks than many entire countries, the state of Florida, from a diver’s perspective, may just have it all. On the Gulf Coast, along Florida’s western shore, there are beautiful coastal islands, warm waters and a subtropical climate. With artificial reefs, natural dive sites teeming with tropical marine life and wreck dives, it’s a desirable dive spot.
Crystal River, about 70 miles north of Tampa, has both salt and freshwater springs that are known for manatees and it’s the only place in the United States where you can snorkel with these remarkable creatures. Southeast Florida has some of the largest artificial reefs in the country and many of Palm Beach and Broward County’s 60 wrecks are perfect for new divers.
The Florida Keys are internationally renowned and are simply breathtaking, they are ideal for all types of divers who will love the living tropical coral reefs and the area’s shipwrecks. Not certified? Where ever you plan to end up down in Florida you can get on line and plan ahead now and book your class today. New classes starting daily.
If dinning out is your thing then you’re in for a treat because Orlando has plenty of delicious options to satisfy every taste and budget. From theme park dining and dinner shows to from farm-fresh and gourmet we suggest that you just come hungry.
When the sun goes down, Orlando heats up. Visitors with kids have a bevy of evening entertainment options to choose from including dinner shows and interactive entertainment complexes. Adults wanting to let loose can opt for many different nighttime entertainment options such as Downtown Orlando, Point Orlando, Downtown Disney, and Universal City Walk
There is certainly not a shortage of quality fish stores in Orland0. So last but not least you’re going to want to make sure you schedule yourself some time to do the now famous Orlando Florida Fish Store Tour. With all 7 of these top notch stores and all with in a 45 minute drive of the Caribe Royale.
Sea In The City
Living Reef Orlando
Top Shelf Aquatics
World Wide Corals
The Stormborn Reef
As you can see the fun and excitement is endless in Orlando! It is not too late to plan your trip now (however you have to hurry) Reef-A-Palooza Orlando is smack in the middle of it all! Don’t miss it folks!!!