Orlando Mini Golf Courses for Family Fun

Putter around at Congo River Mini Golf...just watch the waterfall. Photo courtesy of Experience Kissimmee
Putter around at Congo River Mini Golf...just watch the waterfall. Photo courtesy of Experience Kissimmee
9/17/21 - By Charlotte B

Cooler weather in Orlando is the perfect time to get outdoors, and miniature golf is a fun, easy outdoor activity the whole family can enjoy. We’ve rounded up a list of Orlando mini golf courses and around Central Florida sure to entertain kids of all ages!

Another great side of miniature golf is that many of these attractions host birthday parties and other group events. Visiting Orlando on an epic family vacay? No trip is complete without a game of mini golf and getting the best souvenirs—those tiny pencils and bragging rights for a hole in one. 

Read on to find out where to play mini golf with the kids in Orlando, and spend a day (or evening) on the green. For more outdoor family fun, why not take a family boat trip, visit a drive-thru safari, or check out a new playground?


Great Miniature Golf in Orlando for the Whole Family

Bonanza Golf – Kissimmee

Experience the Wild West at you putt around one (or both) of the 18-hole courses at this family-owned and operated attraction, providing fun for Central Florida families since the late 1980s.  Putt your way through gold mines, around waterfalls and past sandstone cliffs. There is also a large gift shop with Disney and Florida souvenirs and a hand-dipped ice cream stand.
Open daily from 10am to 10pm.

Congo River – Multiple Locations

Not only can you golf at Congo River’s four locations around Central Florida, you can also feed live alligators at an interactive gator exhibit. Enjoy 18 holes of mini golf (day or night) among an African-themed exploration complete with a signature zebra-striped plane. Each location offers gem mining and an arcade as well. Guests can also venture through a laser maze at the Altamonte location, take a paddle boat ride at the Kissimmee location, or play a game of Ubanki hoops at the Orlando (I-Drive) location. Each location is open daily year round; hours vary.  

Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf – Walt Disney World

One of two mini golf locations located on the Walt Disney World property, this attraction was inspired by Disney’s classic film Fantasia and includes two family-friendly, 18-hole courses.  Putt through five scenes from the film, including the famous tutu-wearing hippos, marching broomsticks, and dancing ostriches. Reservations are not required, but recommended.

FootGolf at Disney's Oak Trail – Walt Disney World

Looking to try something a bit different from standard mini golf?  Older kids, teens, and adults are sure to enjoy a game of FootGolf at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. FootGolf is a combination of soccer and golf, and the holes are larger to accommodate soccer balls.  This 9-hole course at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course is certified by the American FootGolf League. A typical game with four players runs about an hour and a half.

Gator Golf Adventure Park – Orlando

Take on an 18-hole course situated around a Gator Lagoon with more than 200 alligators. In addition to Orlando mini golf, guests can feed alligators of all sizes and watch live shows such as gator wrestling and a feeding frenzy. All live shows are temporarily on hold due to COVID-19. Open daily from 10am to 10pm.

It's mini golf in a lush tropical setting at Hawaiian Rumble Adventure Golf. Photo courtesy of the course

Hawaiian Rumble Adventure Golf – Orlando

This locally owned and operated attraction boasts two courses in a tropical setting complete with palms and waterfalls.  It is located near most major hotels and attractions. Open seven days a week year round. Hours are Sunday-Thursday 10am to 10pm, and Friday-Saturday 10am-11pm.

Hollywood Drive-In Golf – Universal CityWalk Orlando

This facility features two 18-hole courses inspired by the 1950s; one with a haunted theme, the other with a sci-fi theme.  Putt through movie-style scenes with special effects and interactive elements. Guests can play during the day or late into the night. Note that CityWalk standard parking fees apply ($26/vehicle; free after 6pm). Open daily, with adjusted hours of 9am-10pm.

Lost Caverns Adventure Golf – Orlando

Search for amazing artifacts as you navigate through one (or both) courses at Lost Caverns, complete with on-course games and fish feeding. Guests also have the opportunity to feed the onsite live gators either before or after golfing. Open seven days a week year round.  Hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-11pm and Friday-Sunday 10am-midnight.

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Jungle-themed Mighty Jungle Golf features two 18-hole courses. Photo courtesy of Mighty Jungle Golf

Mighty Jungle Golf – Kissimmee

Located near Disney’s Animal Kingdom, this jungle-themed attraction includes two recently renovated 18-hole courses: the Impenetrable Bwindi Forest and the Plains of the Serengeti.  A shaded picnic area is also available. Mighty Jungle Golf offers great birthday packages as well. Hours are Thursday-Sunday 10am-9pm and Friday - Saturday 10am-10pm.

Thrill to golf amid footbridges and more at Pirate's Cove. Photo courtesy of the course

Pirate’s Cove – Orlando & Lake Buena Vista

With two locations in the Orlando area, these pirate-themed mini golf courses are a local favorite. Both locations have two 18-hole courses complete with mountain caves, footbridges, cascading waterfalls, and a full-scale pirate ship. The Orlando (I-Drive) location is conveniently located next to ICON Park, while the Lake Buena Vista location is close to the Disney resorts as well as SeaWorld. Both locations are open daily year round, hours vary.  

Pirate's Island – Kissimmee

Putt through a pirate village complete with two caves, waterfalls, a tidal lagoon, and a treasure ship. Golfers will learn about pirates, along the pathways to golf treasures. Visit Pirate Island's social media updates to view monthly specials. Open daily, Friday-Sunday 10am-10pm and Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm. 

Putting Edge —Orlando

This indoor “black lit” 18-hole course features glow-in-the-dark elements and is recommended for ages 8 and older.  In addition to mini golf, kids and teens are sure to love the arcade area as well. All guests must bring and wear their own masks. Open seven days a week year round; hours vary.

Winter Summerland Miniature Golf – Walt Disney World

Take on two 18-hole mini golf adventures with Santa and his elves at Winter Summerland, located on Walt Disney World property by Blizzard Beach Water Park. Guests can walk up or book a tee time by calling ahead. Santa's elves built two distinct courses: The summer course features surfboards, melting snowmen, and palm trees; the winter course features giant peppermints, hockey sticks, and more.

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