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Discovery Cove

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“dolphin swim”(3,306 reviews)
“dolphin experience”(1,193 reviews)
“grand reef”(972 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 today via mobile

I can’t believe in all of my visits to Orlando I have never done Discovery Cove! This place is amazing!! They treat you like you are at an all-inclusive resort...which it is but just for the day! Snorkeling with fish and rays, lazy river, all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anitaf809
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing! The animals are treated 1st class. If the animals do not want to do a task they are not forced to which was great to see. The dolphin trainer we had was superb with nothing being to much. This place...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank djz001
Reviewed 5 days ago

For us it was a once in a lifetime thing, sort of had to be as the day cost us $700.00. Really a wonderful day thought, they limit how many customers can be there in one day, food and drinks included all day. Great lazy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been here a few times. This was our first time for the Sea Venture, and a couple of us were nervous due to claustrophobia issues and also having a hard cold that made it hard to equalize ears under water. Most of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Thrillhouse73
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my granddaughters to Sea World and Discovery Cove this year and I could not have been happier with the trip. My goal was to get them to understand the importance of clean water and the habitats that it maintains. We saw rescued Manatees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can swim with Dolphins (there is an extra charge), snorkle in a man made tropical reef filled with gorgeous fish and huge rays or float along on a lazy river. There is an aviary where you can feed exotic birds accessed by both path...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Discovery Cove is an amazing experience! It's so quiet and relaxing yet there is so much you can do. Snorkeling over the reef is amazing. We got to see people swimming with the Dolphins which was fun to watch (we chose not to do this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GailLins
Reviewed 5 days ago

Set out on what seemed like a once in a lifetime experience we in in our fifties with two kids in there twenties.We didnt take our passports which meant we were not allowed to have a drink as we couldnt prove we were over 21,that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bjmlenterprises
NicoleS8141, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Cove, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences on your most recent visit and I am very sorry your day did not live up to your expectations. We take Guest feedback very seriously as we are incredibly proud of our park, our animals...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I generally shy away from water parks for the pain that logistics tend to be. Where do you keep your wallet and phone? How frequently do you need to get to your stuff do buy food/drinks? How about towels? But Discovery Cove makes it so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MegStar917
Reviewed 5 days ago

We organized this day for our grandson who cried horribly when it was time to leave. Swimming with the dolphins was awesome. Even if you don't have kids just go. You won't regret it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Anthony B
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February 15, 2019|
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Response from Sheeeiedee |
You can use your phone in pouch. You will truly enjoy your day spent there!
February 13, 2019|
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Response from Irene W | Reviewed this property |
If you read Q&A s it tells you that children between 6 and 12 years have to have an adult participating in the swim .
February 12, 2019|
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Response from WillVolk | Reviewed this property |
Your 8 year old and chose to wear a life jacket or not for all waters. Your 5 year old can’t do the dolphin swim but can wear a life jacket in all of the other areas.