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“By far the BEST!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove
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US$ 17.99*
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Ranked #3 of 417 things to do in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access
Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“By far the BEST!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

This is one place that has got the definition of "Family Fun" down right. In my mind, this is the best theme park in Orlando. It is a whole day event - get there early. Enjoy Breakfast - huge options & good food. Swim in the lazy river - took a number of under water photography. Enjoy lunch. Wife & son swam with the dolphins. They still talk about till today :-)

Visited June 2011
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Valencia, Spain
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Nice day out away from Disney crowds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

It was an expensive day but being in the water with Dolphins was a great experience. However, don´t expect to swim with them for more than 20 seconds. There are other attractions there and not a lot of people comparatively.

Visited December 2011
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A..M..A..Z..I..N..G”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

The most amazing snorkeling experience ever! And I have snorkeled in Cancun, The Keys and Grand Cayman. Tons of fish and Rays. Huge beautiful spotted rays. Absolutely breathtaking <3 Included in the price: food, drinks (even alcohol), wetsuits, masks, snorkel gear, lockers, towels, showers, hairdryers and a ticket to your choice SeaWorld, Aquatica or Busch Gardens!! MUST DO! :)

Visited April 2012
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Wentzville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A magical day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

The price is a bit high but includes breakfast, lunch and all of your snacks and beverages( including beer and wine) and also a 14 day pass to Sea World. The wife and 2 older kids swam with the dolphins which they thoroughly enjoyed( memories for a lifetime) they also allowed Myself and our 3 year old to get a picture with the entire family with the dolphins.
The Grand Reef was amazing, at least 50 stingrays of all sizes and thousands of fish that you can swim with. It was absolutely breathtaking. The grounds were well laid out and we had an experience that we will never forget. We will definitely return.
The picture package was a bit more than we wanted to pay but we had to get them for the memories!

Visited April 2012
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Boca Raton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A Magical Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

Everything about this day was wonderful. The grounds were lush and clean. The staff was above and beyond friendly. The accomodations were great nd it was just an overall wonderful time hopping from the lagoon, to the reef and the lazy river. It was fantastic! It was well worth paying what we did since everything down to the suntan lotion was included. All we needed was a change of clothes because the showers even provided all the Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries. It was great!

Visited April 2012
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