Flight- or Racecar-Simulation Experience for One or Two (Up to 51%). Five Options Available.

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Elinor B. ·
Reviewed August 28, 2014
This is a wonderful, challenging simulation. Very enjoyable and definitely worth return visits.


Hans-Joachim K. ·
Reviewed July 25, 2014
Be ready for a technically correct and accurate, comprehensive, very realistic simulation. Be ready to learn. If you expect an arcade game, you are in the wrong place. This is for people who want to get as close to the real experience as possible.


Brandon J. ·
Reviewed July 24, 2014
One of the coolest things I've done off of Groupon and I've done a lot, very eye opening and super fascinating seeing what really happens in the cockpit of a commercial plane!

What You'll Get

Pilots are the cowboys of the air, roaming the wide-open skies and herding children's runaway balloons. Giddy up, up, and away with this Groupon.

Choose from Five Options

Inside the life-size cockpit of the F-16 or F-35 simulator, pilots experience the thrill of jetting around in a fighter on one-hour combat missions. Team missions link the two participants' jets together for a tandem mission above the clouds. Alternatively, virtual pilots can choose to launch flight attendants rather than missiles while flying the Boeing 737 passenger liner with the exact cockpit layout of active commercial jets today.

The full-size Formula One racecar simulator lets drivers feel the g-force as they accelerate, brake, and turn through a realistic track depicted on a 12'x6.5' screen. Racing gloves are required and provided at no charge.

Every option includes a guide who gives step-by-step instructions to start the experience, and works with each client to tailor the session to their skill level.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required; valid only for phone reservations. Based on availability. Call 24 hours in advance to cancel appointment to allow for others. Must be 12 years and older. All services must be used by the same person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Operates in all weather. Weight limit 250 lbs. on F16 & F35, 300 lbs. on Boeing 737. Valid Monday through Friday. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About SimCenter Tampa Bay

To get to space, you could pay tens of millions of dollars and wait years for your trip to actually occur. Or you could simply head to SimCenter Tampa Bay and step into its 360-degree 3-D space simulator.

With the help of virtual reality, aspiring astronauts pilot a futuristic space ship from an orbital carrier and explore our solar system. Adventurers can fly to the International Space Station, zip around the moons of Jupiter, and steer through Saturn's rings. They can also get close to a comet, visit deep space, and tell aliens about any crazy UFO conspiracy theories they've come across.

SimCenter Tampa Bay boasts other simulators, too, including a realistic Boeing 737 simulator that has garnered mentions on the website of Plane & Pilot.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.