Hard Knocks Orlando in Orlando, FL

9101 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819
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Participate in simulated combat missions inside a state-of-the-art facility. No, this isn’t laser tag! As the most advanced combat entertainment attraction, Hard Knocks offers urban-themed arenas and the world’s largest Combat entertainment armory with multiple realistic weapon models. Choose from 85 different missions and rescue hostages, protect a VIP, defuse bombs, and so much more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Orlando Travel Experts
  • Choose from 85 different exhilarating missions.
  • Features realistic weapon models and state-of-the-art arena simulations.
  • Guests should be at least 8 years old and 50 inches tall to participate.
  • Participants are briefed prior to each mission.
  • Wear comfortable athletic attire that you can move quickly in.


from Hard Knocks Orlando
Hard Knocks is the nation's leading combat entertainment venue and hottest new entertainment franchise. The facility features multiple urban-themed arenas and the world's largest Combat entertainment armory with multiple, realistic weapon models. Hard Knocks also boasts over 85 different Combat Missions that will challenge Combatants to rescue hostages, defuse bombs and eradicate the enemy.

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Orlando, Florida
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 23, 2018
This location has been closed for a while now, don’t make a reservation here. I’ve watched many guests walk up, realize it’s closed and then complain to other businesses that they spent money on a place that’s not even open! Phone lines are down too
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Erica D
"Cancelled birthday party"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 16, 2018
We were supposed to have my son's birthday party there. We booked it a few months in advance and then a week before the party I get an email saying "due to unforeseen circumstances we are no longer able to host your event". This left me franticly looking for another venue last minute. I felt like it was extremely unprofessional and I will never be returning.
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Jared W
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed October 10, 2018
0 stars if i could. We came here on a last minute bachelor party for my brother who was being deployed and married all in the same week. The staff was cold and unaccommodating ! We paid $250 total for 7 people which included $35 for the 8th person we did not have but still had to cover??!!!! Never in my life have i felt so ripped off. There wasn't a single person in the place when we walked in and that should of been the hint to leave immediately. They claimed that with the bachelor package we'd get a vip room+ photos which ended up being the main lobby with a snack bar lol! The pictures i received had to be purchased, and were the quality of a flip phone from 2001!!!!! What a tourist crap trap!!!!!!! I will never come back and i will tell as many people as i can to avoid you at all cost!!!! Your staff was so ridiculously unenthusiastic! There faces screamed " i hate my life and my job" way to go hard knocks you picked some real winners!!!! Btw most of the equipment didn't work right and felt pointless, no vibrations, no gun recoil, nothing. A $30 walmart lazer tag set and your front yard would of been a better time and money spent !!!! We left and went to top-golf across the street and thank god for them because they saved our night !! Save your money and do anything else but hard knocks Orlando!!!!
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Orlando, Florida
"Loved It!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 30, 2018
We came on a corporate outing and had an absolutely great time. It's like going to see a great popcorn movie just good old fashion fun. Service was great, location was clean and the entire party (different ages and walks of life) had a goo time. Would reccoemdn and would repeat.
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Trevor K
Portadown, United Kingdom
"A TOTAL waste of time"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 14, 2017
They only get one star because there's no option for a zero. Their staff COULD NOT care less. Way more interested in showing you their cleavage than in actually explaining the game. Seriously, this place is an insult to your intelligence. Don't they ever read the reviews on here? If they did, maybe the facility would not have been 100% empty at a peak time slot in the summer. Save your money. Go to the dentist. Have a toe nail removed. Do ANYTHING but go here.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hard Knocks Orlando

What is combat?
Combat is our sophisticated version of laser tag. Hard Knocks has more than 85 different real-world missions aimed at accomplishing team objectives. Traditional laser tag games outfit all players with identical looking gun models. At Hard Knocks, the weapons used are realistic, military-grade replicas, each with their own advantages. Players are able to visually identify what weapon their opponent has and what type of threat is represented.

What are the age requirements for combat?
In order to play open combat, guests must be at least 8 years old, or 50 inches tall.

Is it safe?
Yes. Hard Knocks is committed to providing a safe environment for its combatants. All weapons are eye-safe. The core technology used by Hard Knocks is infrared light. Infrared is on the safe side of the visible spectrum, using an infrared beam no stronger than a television remote. Regulators, our female combat referees, monitor each mission to ensure all Rules of Engagement are being followed and reinforce the proper operation of the weapons.

Is special training required to participate?
The only training that Hard Knocks requires is that each of its combatants is briefed on our Rules of Engagement and Way of the Gun.

What should I wear?
Guests must wear comfortable clothes and a pair of closed-toe shoes.

Can I bring my own food and beverages inside the facility?
Due to health code regulations, no outside food or drinks are allowed in our facilities. A wide variety of food and beverage selections are available at Hard Knocks’ Combat Café.

Is parking available?
Yes. Plenty of parking is offered onsite.

Where is the facility located?
Hard Knocks is located at 9101 International Drive, Suite 2300, Orlando FL 32819.