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Discovery Cove

#3 of 429 things to do in Orlando Features Animals
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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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 island fare and refreshments. With this all-inclusive experience your family can unwind, explore, learn, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dolphin experience” (1,060 reviews)
“grand reef” (857 reviews)
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6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband, myself and my 18 year old son went to Discovery Cove and I must say it is definitely a MUST DO while you are in Orlando. You must book in advance!!! It is an all inclusive day trip. Your breakfast, lunch, drinks, and...More

Thank ganyon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well what can I say it was brilliant, not cheap and the photos etc at the end were also over $200. Although the whole experience and the smiles on my sons face makes the whole thing about the money disappear. The swimming with Dolphins was...More

Thank M-Painter73
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Discovery cove in June and loved it. Everything about it was amazing. Swimming with the dolphins was a fantastic experience, the lazy river was phenomenal and snorkelling with the fish and rays is a true once in a lifetime experience.

Thank maddiepout95
Reviewed yesterday

Arrive early (8:30 a.m.) to beat the line for check-in. You will have to wait in line to check-in for your passes photo passes which act as a credit card as well. Once you have them you will not need to carry money or credit...More

Thank J1873YKmichelle
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I came for my birthday and had an amazing day and swimming with the dolphins was amazing. The staff, ESPECIALLY Jim, were so kind and helpful. I think making it all inclusive is brilliant and makes for such a stress free day...More

Thank meganryang
Reviewed yesterday

just love going to Discovery Cove. so much more relaxed than any other park in the area. time flies by, absorbed by all the time spent watching the dolphins, amazing fish and rays in the reef and all the birds and other animals elsewhere in...More

Thank otluk
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you enter a park, you want to get your moneys worth. And you really get it here. It`s really nice that the park is limited so that you don`t get crowded places or ques as you get in universal. So you can walk around...More

1  Thank Vlillegaard
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am an avid SCUBA diver and was looking for a place to introduce my Daughter to the wonders of the ocean. Discovery Cove more than exceeded my expectations. The dolphin swim was so much fun. The staff were all knowledgeable and friendly and answered...More

Thank Adam165
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been here 3 times and swam with dolphins twice. It's just absolutely beautiful. My 5 year old was snorkelling with the fish, and my 10 year old screamed when he saw the sharks because he didn't realise there was a glass partition! Everything is...More

Thank Lyndsay T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Certainly the best 'park' we (me, my wife and son aged 8) went to. We booked the dolphin experience and did this first (at 9am). We weren't given any choice, but it didn't matter - in fact it gave us plenty of time for everything...More

Thank corcorelli
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23 August 2017|
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Response from Sabrina D | Reviewed this property |
See FAQ on their website, it may help. They were easy to work with so I would email or call them
22 August 2017|
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Response from barrie h | Reviewed this property |
we spent all day there, fantastic day out, with breakfast and lunch included, we upgraded to a private cabana and it was worth every penny, spoilt rotten all day.
21 August 2017|
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Response from GoToGirl | Reviewed this property |
Niraheto's answer was very comprehensive. Also depending on your circumstances, usually adults with intellectual difficulty react well with nature and animals, it can be very therapeutic. I don't remember what I did at age... More