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Discovery Cove

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“dolphin experience”(1,193 reviews)
“grand reef”(972 reviews)
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...more
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6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed yesterday

A very intriging adventure to discover sea life. We explored stingrays, sea horses, coral, and much more. I highly recommend this area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Safechoice2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great place. It is the anti-theme park. They limit how many that come in so it was not bonkers busy like the other parks in the area. Everything is included which was also great and you can upgrade to swim with dolphins, etc....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shev61
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can’t believe in all of my visits to Orlando I have never done Discovery Cove! This place is amazing!! They treat you like you are at an all-inclusive resort...which it is but just for the day! Snorkeling with fish and rays, lazy river, all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anitaf809
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing! The animals are treated 1st class. If the animals do not want to do a task they are not forced to which was great to see. The dolphin trainer we had was superb with nothing being to much. This place...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank djz001
Reviewed 1 week ago

For us it was a once in a lifetime thing, sort of had to be as the day cost us $700.00. Really a wonderful day thought, they limit how many customers can be there in one day, food and drinks included all day. Great lazy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here a few times. This was our first time for the Sea Venture, and a couple of us were nervous due to claustrophobia issues and also having a hard cold that made it hard to equalize ears under water. Most of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Thrillhouse73
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my granddaughters to Sea World and Discovery Cove this year and I could not have been happier with the trip. My goal was to get them to understand the importance of clean water and the habitats that it maintains. We saw rescued Manatees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can swim with Dolphins (there is an extra charge), snorkle in a man made tropical reef filled with gorgeous fish and huge rays or float along on a lazy river. There is an aviary where you can feed exotic birds accessed by both path...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery Cove is an amazing experience! It's so quiet and relaxing yet there is so much you can do. Snorkeling over the reef is amazing. We got to see people swimming with the Dolphins which was fun to watch (we chose not to do this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GailLins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set out on what seemed like a once in a lifetime experience we in in our fifties with two kids in there twenties.We didnt take our passports which meant we were not allowed to have a drink as we couldnt prove we were over 21,that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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NicoleS8141, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences on your most recent visit and I am very sorry your day did not live up to your expectations. We take Guest feedback very seriously as we are incredibly proud of our park, our animals...More

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16 February 2019|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- All waterproof equipment is allowed in the park. The two exceptions are in the water with the dolphins and the Shark Swim. Anyone not participating in these interactions are more than... More
13 February 2019|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- The minimum age to participate without an adult is 13 so you will also need to have a dolphin interaction package for you and your children. Hope to see you soon! Jeff
12 February 2019|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- We have life jackets and flotation devices to fit all sizes. Your 5 year old will not be old enough to participate in the dolphin interaction but will be able to enjoy all the other park... More