Are you looking for an exciting and unique way to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine? Look no further than the Experience Dragon Boat Train & Race package in Orlando, Florida. This five-week program culminates in the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival, where corporate and community teams will compete on a 300-meter regatta circuit. Dragon boat racing is an ancient sport that began in China almost 2,500 years ago. It wasn't until Hong Kong held the first international dragon regatta in 1976 that it began to spread internationally.
Nowadays, it is estimated that there are more than 50 million people in more than 60 countries participating in dragon sailing. This sport is the fastest growing water sport in the world and is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get plenty of exercise and make new friends. The Experience Dragon Boat Train & Race package includes five weeks of training and culminates with the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival. Participants will have the chance to compete on a 40-foot canoe-like vessel with capacity for 20 rowers, often decorated with a dragon's head and tail. This is reflective of the Chinese belief that dragons symbolize protection against evil and disease. The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival has become one of the largest international dragon boat festivals in the Southeast, attended by teams and spectators from all over Florida and the entire Southeast region.
There will also be an optional 2000 meter race for the 5 fastest large boat teams and the 5 fastest small boat teams, as time allows. Those who mention the Dragon Boat Race event when booking may receive a 15% discount on the fare, depending on availability. So don't miss out on this unique opportunity to experience dragon boat racing in Orlando, Florida!.