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Discovery Cove

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821
877-557-7404
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$17*
and up
Orlando Attractions Roundtrip Transfer
96%
Ranked #1 of 85 Attractions in Orlando
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Water Parks, Aquariums, Amusement Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins, Swimming, Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive tropical getaway where visitors...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Water Parks, Aquariums, Amusement Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins, Swimming, Snorkeling, Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive tropical getaway where visitors can swim with a dolphin, snorkel a reef and swim with fish.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2008

Discovery Cove is a pricey but very "worth it" destination. I get the sense from the people here who have given negative reviews that they may be a bit negative themselves. The best park in the world can't make a negative person positive. Does that make sense? We went to Discovery Cove because my wife loves Dolphins. When we were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2008

We visited Discovery Cove on 26th May 2008 and my dream of swimming with a dolphin really did come true. A 5 star resort, very clean, friendly staff, excellent service, resort was not overcrowded when we went (they only allow 1000 people in a day anyway) plenty of sunbeds on beach and hammocks swaying in the trees. Yes it is... More 

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Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2008

I have read a few reviews about Discovery Cove that werent so good. Who are these people?? This place is amazing! My husband who doesnt even care for the water very much had a blast. The snorkeling is the absolute best!! All of the other things they had to do were wonderful! The park is beautiful! You will forget you... More 

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Cheshire, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2008

I went here on my birthday, and it was amazing!! When you get there you're greeted by really friendly people and you get given your pass and dolphin swim time. Then you're taken to get you're wetsuit/vest and are shown where all the facilities are. Everything is included in the price of admission, so food/drink etc all day is free!... More 

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Malinta, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2008

I had my doubts that this $1500-plus excursion for my family of five was going to be worth the money, but I knew my kids would love it... so we went. Check-in went smoothly, the breakfast and huge lunch selections were delicious, all your snacks and beverages (including a half-dozen Anheuser Busch products) throughout the day are included, and there... More 

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Fuengirola
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2008

my friend and i visited Discovery Cove on May 6th this year, which was my birthday. i had read the reviews and i was unsure what to expect but we had a wonderful time. we arrived at 8.30 and was met at the door by a lady carry a very cute adorable sloth which we was allowed to pet while... More 

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Arkansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2008

We visited Discovery Cove with our daughters, ages 10 & 8. We saved our visit to Discovery Cove for the final day of our Orlando/Disney vacation and it was the perfect ending to an awesome trip. Although Discovery Cove is an expensive outing, we felt it was well worth it. Our girls absolutely loved it and say it was their... More 

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Morecambe
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008

From the moment you step into this place you feel like you're in paradise. The staff were extremely pleasant and the place is beautiful, you felt like you were in a 5* resort! The weather worked out great for us, but even if it hadn't they cannot control the weather and the day would have been great regardless! They allow... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2008

Just a complete disapointment. - When we went, it was cold, wet, rainy, windy - felt like being back in UK. We were charged a standard price for 4 adults and the set up of the place is quite nice, although, when you actually get to the part where you're swimming - sorry, correction, just get to POKE a dolphin,... More 

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Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2008

We went to Discovery Cove a few days ago. There is no doubting that it's expensive, but we trusted Trip Advisor's #1 attraction rating for Orlando, and we weren't disappointed. Discovery Cove offers a unique, wonderful experience that no theme park can duplicate. Everyone had a great time. Even my hard-to-please husband loved it. We would definitely go back. (Tip:... More 

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