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Discovery Cove

#3 of 425 things to do in Orlando Features Animals
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Discovery Cove is a one-of-a kind experience where you can interact with bottlenose dolphins, feed tropical birds, play inches from a family of otters and even walk on the Grand Reef floor-all in one day. Between adventures, recharge with unlimited island fare and refreshments. With this all-inclusive experience your family can unwind, explore, learn, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dolphin swim” (2,900 reviews)
“dolphin experience” (1,036 reviews)
“grand reef” (844 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:15 - 17:30
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit. Customer service was great. Recommend the dolphin encounter and sea adventure.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here with a party of 6 and were very happy with Discovery Cove. Food and drinks are all free although you pay a lot to go in at the start so it is all built into the cost of the tickets. The Dolhine swim...More

1  Thank Christophergiles
Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot rate this attraction highly enough! I booked this for my family almost a year in advance for us to have the chance of swimming with a dolphin, although the staff did say that you only need a minimum of 2 months. You should...More

2  Thank Joe B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

AMAZING place. Loved it. So relaxing.could get goggles in your own glasses prescription which was great as all of us wear glasses! Busy but not overcrowded. Expensive but well worth doing once you go to Florida. Lovely food and calm atmosphere. Clean water to swim...More

1  Thank justanordinarymom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in July 2017 (had booked many months in advance). Booking also gives you access to Sea World, Busch Gardens, Aquatica etc. all part of the Sea World Group of companies. Discovery Cove is expensive either with the Dolphin Swim or not, but well worth...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow we had such a great day at Discovery Cove. Loved swimming in the reef with the rays and other fish. My 12 year old had an amazing time trying out his first time snorkelling. We also did the dolphin swim which was great, provided...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for my sons 8 th birthday They gave him a special red lanyard so all the staff were aware it was his birthday and he was congratulated throughout the day. Park spotless Dolphin encounter amazing Storm in the afternoon so lots of people...More

1  Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

WE loved it here. First no crowds.. ever. Dolphin adventure was fun and beautiful... Peta people may not think so, however, my family loved it. Food which was included was good. Tons of great fish and sea creatures to see. There is snorkeling which was...More

1  Thank Tahirih C C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This all-inclusive park is more of an "experience" than the typical Orlando park. There are beach areas to relax and hammocks all around. An amazing lazy river that allows you to enter and exit in several areas to visit the tropical bird aviary or the...More

2  Thank kimberly0757
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Travelled with husband and 2 sons aged 9 and 11, booked dolphin swim. Overall park was amazing, loads of sun beds, no ques, good food. Activities were interesting, we all really enjoyed the avery. Dolphin swim was the thing we were all really looking forward...More

4  Thank AnnieC353
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- Currently for the SharkSwim we have photographers documenting the shallow portion of the interaction. Due to the nature of the interaction there is not photo or video available for the... More
25 July 2017|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- All food and beverage is included with your package. this includes unlimited visits to all food locations including breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is served from 7:15-10:30 and lunch is... More
25 July 2017|
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Response from slptech | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast and lunch buffets were open in February of 2017 for hours. You could go through as many times as you wished. There were a number of choices and I confess I do not remember them I do remember my fussy grandson... More