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“Swimming with Dolphins on the bucket list”
Review of Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove
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$17.98*
and up
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Ranked #3 of 435 things to do in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
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: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We were able to swim with the dolphins during the off-season and got a great deal. If you are able to go based on their calendar discount dates you can get a good deal. This was something that we wanted to do before we get too old (these are really large animals.). This is an all-inclusive adventure that includes food and drinks. The only thing that you pay additional for is if you wish to swim (stand and ride a dolphin.). This attraction includes the avery, the snorkeling reef, and sand beaches in the admission price. Additionally, when we went it also included unlimited admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens Tampa, and the water park that they own, during the two consecutive weeks of your visit to Discovery Cove. Unfortunately, we were only able to visit SeaWorld (2 days) during a pre/post Caribbean cruise we took out of Port Canaveral since we also were visiting Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure during our trip. My husband really enjoyed the snorkeling reef. This reef is full of fish, more than you will see on any snorkel boat trip.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Why travel to some resort on an island. This one day at Discovery Cove had everything. Relaxation, excitement, wonder, great food and exploration. Best single day in Orlando!

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great experience for the entire day. The Dolphin swim of course was the height of the day, but there is so much more to enjoy here like the atrium, the lazy river, the free drinks, and a pass card for unlimited entry into sea world.

Thank Inilan
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Discovery cove was a one time experience to swim with dolphins. I was excited to go and waited for years until my kids were old enough to go. Although it was fun, it was a little pricey, and the dolphin experience was not "amazing". I would recommend it, however the dolphin experience is only 1/2 hour. There is plenty to do there and the kids loved the all inclusive part if it.

Thank babysmama
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Price was a little steep on the Family Package ,But in the long run it was a great day ,Be there when it opens ,has a lot of things for everyone to do ,Swimming with the Dolphins was Great ,Food not bad Free Beer Nice ,all part or your Ticket in the Cove

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