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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin swim” (2,900 reviews)
“dolphin experience” (1,036 reviews)
“grand reef” (844 reviews)
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6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed 2 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

Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 2 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

Thank Tahirih C C
Reviewed 2 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

Thank kimberly0757
Reviewed 3 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

3  Thank AnnieC353
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! From the moment you arrive, you are taken care of. "Ambassadors" greet you and guide you. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks are included (even wine and beer....if you want cocktails, there is a $30 upcharge). Meals are cafeteria style, and snack...More

Thank MaestraCarmencita
Reviewed 3 days ago

This review is for a day ticket with SeaVenture Facilities We got there around 7:15am and the check-in process was quick and we picked up our tickets for Seaventure at a time which was late morning and had it marked as over 21 for drinks....More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with my wife and 8 year old daughter, yes it is expensive but it is worth every single penny. Arrived when it opened, straight and had a lovely breakfast. Then off for our dolphin experience, was blown away by how helpful and kind the...More

Thank bulldog19
Reviewed 4 days ago

We just got back from Discovery Cove, and cannot recommend it enough. It's very different from the other parks in Orlando, but offers something really unique. We arrived at 8:00am and there was already a substantial line formed--this was the only wait we had all...More

Thank jillybean307
Reviewed 4 days ago

Discovery Cove is amazing and definitely a must see. The ticket includes SeaWorld and also Aquatica which is an excellent value. That being said my only bad experience was my encounter with an employee wearing a neon vest driving a motorcycle, the man sped up...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time. It was more amazing than I thought. I worried about the cost but it was so worth it. My favorite part was snorkeling in the reef. We did the aqua adventure under the water. Wow. We also did the dolphin...More

Thank David8589
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26 July 2017|
Response from Dasielady | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I'm not aware of a shark swim other than behind a pane of glass, and that is not a scheduled event. If you do the dolphin swim, yes there are automatically photographers, videographers, and the shoot is entirely... More
25 July 2017|
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Response from SLC816 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, food and drinks are unlimited with the exception that they will only serve two adult beverages at a time to each adult in your party. I recommend the mango sunrise!! The snack bars included warm pretzels, cookies... 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