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Discovery Cove

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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
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Reviewed today

We went for a family trip to discovery cove when I was really little, and decided to go again, not expecting it to be more amazing than it was the first time. A breakfast and lunch buffet is included, plus snacks, towels, wetsuits, snorkels, masks,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank puppychik13
Reviewed today

This is a must place for all to go if in the Orlando area! My girls swam with the dolphins and it was the best experience. The place is very clean, the workers are very friendly, they make sure you are getting the most out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bassett5
Reviewed yesterday

I can't say enough great things about this day - it was absolutely one of the BEST experiences I ever had! My only real suggestion is that the staff wear something different than the guest so if questions need asked you could ask an employee,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I come here every time I visit Florida. I have gone as a young child on a family trip and I have gone on a couples trip. The food is included in the price and it is breakfast, lunch and snacks all delicious food. Drinks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cassandrab258
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited as a family of 4, we absolutely loved it! That much that we are going back on our next visit to Orlando.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank StaceyLee88
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth every penny, it’s like a holiday within a holiday and a welcome break from the busy theme parks. Everything you need is included, towels, sun cream, beds/loungers, lanyard, hot food, snacks, hot drinks, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks. Love the lazy river although the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Darrenchivers1979
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything was great, the food, the Dolphins and all areas not mentioned. The lazy river is a must if your a bit chilly when you finish your Dolphin experience. It is the warmest water in Discovery Cove.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Crimson_djinni
Reviewed 4 days ago

Man, what a great day! Went there with good friends of ours. We arrived early on a nice january day. Temperature peaked about 80 degrees. Staff was truly welcoming and greeted us at every location. The grounds are beautifully manicured. Staff told us there was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lobdoc06
Reviewed 4 days ago

You have to go!!! Ive gone quite a few times and I love it every single time. You can swim with stingrays, reef fish, dolphins. There are 3 aviaries where the bird food is provided and you can feed them. You can swim near the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I do not even know where to begin since I have been looking forward to this trip for a very long time and it did not disappoint. The Dolphin swim was amazing and even though I was not crazy about doing this with other family...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mindy W
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ck1b
21 January 2019|
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Response from linda s | Reviewed this property |
We used a perks program offered through our employer. You may want to check discount websites like Mousesavers or Tickets2you.
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21 January 2019|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- Water shoes are not necessary when visiting. I personally prefer walking in the sand in bare feet. If visiting during the summer months water shoes, flip flops or sandals will be helpful as... More
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Mindy R
18 January 2019|
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Greetings from Discovery Cove- The otters are visible behind glass both in water and from dry land. There are also otter enrichment sessions available for Guest viewing and times are posted at the otter exhibit. Hope to... More
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