We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Discovery Cove

Features Animals
Closed Now: 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM
Book In Advance
Tours from Discovery Cove tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
6,757
All photos (6,757)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“dolphin swim”(3,306 reviews)
“dolphin experience”(1,193 reviews)
“grand reef”(972 reviews)
About
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
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:15 AM - 5:30 PM
See all hours
Contact
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
Website
+1 407-513-4600
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Orlando
from $28.99
More Info
from $179.99
More Info
from $69.00
More Info
from $36.99
More Info
Reviews (16,267)
Filter reviews
12,885 results
Traveler rating
11,070
1,262
336
134
83
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
11,070
1,262
336
134
83
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dolphin swim dolphin experience grand reef lazy river wet suits breakfast and lunch tropical fish sea venture bird aviary underwater camera snorkel gear great reef all inclusive food wind away river sea world and aquatica deep water sun cream
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12,885 reviews
Reviewed 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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
1  Thank bjmlenterprises
NicoleS8141, Guest Relations Manager at Discovery Cove, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 4 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
Thank MegStar917
Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the most wonderful day, we are so glad we went! Our kids are 9 and 11, and they both said this day was their favorite of our whole vacation! We were worried beforehand because the weather forecast for the day we had reservations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank minteacher
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have 2 kids that are not too excited about rides so when we found this place it was perfect. It was all inclusive so all meals, snacks, and drinks were provided all day. The place is spotless, and the staff were all friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PaulaIronside
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 352 nearby hotels
Hilton Grand Vacations at SeaWorld
4,545 reviews
.46 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld
1,572 reviews
.47 miles away
SpringHill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld
1,459 reviews
.49 miles away
TownePlace Suites Orlando at SeaWorld
362 reviews
.49 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,346 nearby restaurants
Ginther's Swirls Ice Cream
227 reviews
.29 miles away
Sharks Underwater Grill
258 reviews
.31 miles away
Thai Thani
1,095 reviews
.35 miles away
Dine with Shamu
373 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,220 nearby attractions
SeaWorld Orlando
31,161 reviews
.42 miles away
Mako
163 reviews
.58 miles away
Aquatica Orlando
7,129 reviews
.73 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mommy_and
February 13, 2019|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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 .
1
Vote
winchesterboy
February 12, 2019|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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.
0
Votes