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Commercial Rocket Launch Viewing Locations

Exploration Tower

Exploration Tower

Check the website for tickets and availability. A never before seen panoramic view of Port Canaveral, our cruise ships, and of Kennedy Space Center. The 7th floor outdoor observation deck is the place to be to watch a rocket launch!

Seven stories above the ground, on an open promenade you and your guests can see a launch like no other location in Port Canaveral. Use their high end telescopes to get a spectacular up-close and uninhibited view of the rocket before and during launch.

Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill

Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill

They offer casual waterfront dining downstairs plus a covered patio, indoor sports bar, and sun deck with Tiki bar upstairs. The restaurant is located on the water close to the launch pads. Enjoy a meal and drinks while you wait for the launch, but arrive early because the restaurant will fill up

Gator’s Dockside

Gator’s Dockside is a family-friendly, sports-themed restaurant offering a fun atmosphere with many TVs. The restaurant is located on the water close to the launch pads. Enjoy a meal and drinks while you wait for the launch, but arrive early because the restaurant will fill up.

Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar

The finest quality local fish prepared using the healthiest and most delicious process available, marinating and grilling. The restaurant is located on the water close to the launch pads. Enjoy a meal and drinks while you wait for the launch, but arrive early because the restaurant will fill up.

Rusty’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

At Rusty’s they always have a fun and friendly atmosphere that will put a smile on your face. Rusty’s isn’t just a place to come and eat, but also a great location for holiday parties or any special event.

Shiloh’s Steakhouse

Airy, open-timbered American eatery with a waterfront deck & view of the Kennedy Space Center.

The Space Bar

The Space Bar

The future is taking off at The Space Bar, and you’re invited to enjoy the show. This one-of-a-kind rooftop bar offers an incredible, up-close view of the latest Kennedy Space Center launches.

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