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Discovery Cove

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Open Now: 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM
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“dolphin swim”(3,298 reviews)
“dolphin experience”(1,187 reviews)
“grand reef”(969 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

excellent day out all inclusive as always friendly helpful staff professional food good quality lots to do

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donna M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently visited discovery cove for the dolphin experience on January 11th, and had the most amazing time! The food was okay, and swimming with the fish and other animals was a once in a lifetime experience. The dolphin swim was amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CG3hunnid
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great wind down from the parks, very relaxing and the staff were nice. My 15 year old and 8 year old enjoyed it as much as us especially swimming with the dolphins. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank neilelliot83
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Orlando. Check in was painless & there were lots of sunbeds available. The reef was amazing to swim in with the fish/rays. The lazy river was lovely & the stop half way through for the birds is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 649mikey649
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

what can i say about this place lol lets start by saying i have not a bad word for discovery cove from the start of our day the bag checker was funny with everyone and the staff at the desks were so helpful. now on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frankied76
Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing experience to be able to touch and swim with the fish. Everything you need for the day was onsite. The staff was also well educated and shared their knowledge.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MCTvl
Reviewed 2 days ago

This day was probably the best day of our holiday! They restrict the amount of people they let in during the day so it’s not crowded. Free food and drink for the day includes breakfast and lunch with snacks. The reef was amazing, swimming with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tomtomn92
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have previously been twice to orlando and had not been in Discovery Cove. This place is a must do for all ages!. Wonderful manmade beach and the Dolphin experience really is something else. Very reasonably priced, and had breakfast/lunch and snacks included, with soft...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank desio2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For my younger boy this was his first experience of snorkeling and we couldn’t have chosen a better venue. He was able to start by just dipping his face in the water and then spent hours padding around looking at the fish including finding Dory....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank T33XCkims
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there on a sunny and warm January day. In the morning the Grand Reef is bit cold but after 1 min everyone got used to it and by the time we got to the lazy river it was very warm. The park is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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11 January 2019|
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Response from 678geoffreyp | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s great and they look after everyone 👍
11 January 2019|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- The Dolphin interaction is designed for the swimmer and non swimmer alike. The majority of the interaction is in the shallow area of the lagoon and the trainers bring the dolphin to you... More
9 January 2019|
Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- Christmas week is very busy in Orlando for all parks. We have the advantage of capping our attendance so it is more relaxing than the other parks. That being said we are typically sold out... More