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Discovery Cove

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“dolphin swim”(3,324 reviews)
“dolphin experience”(1,203 reviews)
“grand reef”(974 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

My daughter took me here. She never disclosed the price but I know it was pretty expensive. I know this because JUST the photos cost $400(we didn't buy them). However, it is all inclusive. Truly, you only need to bring your swimsuit...and a hat. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hankg1217
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a beautiful park! I loved swimming with Capricorn, the dolphin. The swimming session lasted about 1/2 hour and you got to pet, feed and take a ride on the dolphin. I also enjoyed the grand reef with all of the tropical fish and rays....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Safari760674
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our service this time was incredibly slow. Although our waitress smiled a lot she was not attentive and spent a lot of her time just hanging around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sumellor
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our third time here. I found a Black Friday deal and the dolphin encounter was $10 more, no brainer. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included. My son was in potato chip heaven. Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are also included. The only thing you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tm212
Reviewed 3 days ago

First we had to switch days because of thunderstorm. This presented a problem because we also had booked Ray feeding. For the new day they booked us for, Discovery Cove only had one slot that could do Ray feeding and the other could watch from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank alberto9281
Reviewed 3 days ago

my family came there for my son's make a wish and this experience not only was a dream come true for him, it was truly a life time dream for us all. everyone was so compassionate and friendly, can not wait til we can save...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank goingplacesjessieb
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved this park more than Disney. Did I just admit that? I did! I love that once you pay it's all done, no paying for parking or food. It's all covered. They also accommodated my gluten-free needs too. We swam with the dolphins as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank BeachBum2216
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well, this is a fab trip/visit for sure. Not to disappoint for first time goers!! 1) However...it was our third time. They raised the price of cabanas and it felt less special and ordinary compared to he first year(three years ago) where they greeted us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tinagrat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great experience for families (especially if you have teenagers or older kids). We have 4 kids from 12 to 21 and everyone had a great time! It has a wide variety of experiences. This was our second trip and was just as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Y3758KBbrads
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place we were there on a monday and the place is worth the money, you get food all day for free even know is included on the ticket that you pay.

Date of experience: March 2019
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23 March 2019|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Select beer, wine and frozen pina coladas are free with admission at the snack shacks.
Sandra S
22 March 2019|
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Response from bethzaidac2016 | Reviewed this property |
Well it is no guarantee and Im assuming you add The Animal Trek to your base.
Becky M
21 March 2019|
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Response from hollywarshaw | Reviewed this property |
You are only in the water for a little over a half an hour, but you are in a group of only 6-7 people. So there is plenty of hands on, touching, petting, kissing and finally swimming. Trainers are very knowledgeable and... More