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Discovery Cove

#3 of 425 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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6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

Our family was so impressed with Discovery Cove that we will definitely be back! My daughter did the trainer of the day with Nicola. Nicola was so lovely, kind, energetic, informative that my teenage daughter wants to be her now. The dolphin encounter was amazing!...More

2  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Loved every minute of our day here, if you don't go you will kick yourself after ! The staff are all so friendly and informed. the experience with the dolphins is out of this world, but what was my ultimate moment was swimming in the...More

3  Thank paula t
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Amazing experience, was lucky as there were six in our party. We did not yavevtomshare our dolphin with others. They supplied sun cream, so to protect yourself as well as marine life. Swimming with the Rays and other fish was great for those that have...More

Thank Anita35_12
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The four of us (parents and children aged 9 and 11) enjoyed this park immensely. We opted for a cabana, which allowed for shade. The cabana also was stocked with a refrigerator and all you can eat snack and drinks. Our cabana was next to...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Best experience in dolphin history loved every minute the staff were lovely and helpful and made your day so enjoyable

1  Thank Fiona J
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We chose not to do the dolphin swim bc I just couldn't justify the additional $100+ per person for 30 minutes with a dolphin, but to each his own. One staff member said that more often than not the parents pay, the kids are excited...More

2  Thank Solo0609
Reviewed 21 June 2015

After already visiting this park in 2014, I went back being more aware of what it offered. I did the dolphin swim, again, which is just amazing. The trainers are so friendly & professional & the pools for the dolphins are large & well maintained....More

1  Thank alannah478
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The whole day here was lovely. Plenty of food...snacks on offer through the day...unlimited drinks...included in price! Everything provided...a day in paradise..

2  Thank debbiemccarter
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Went to Orlando for a sport tournament. Decided to book DC for our last day with focus on relaxation. Finding extra time during the week, we were able to go to Sea World earlier in the week and then returned to DC later on in...More

5  Thank Suepow22
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We had a great time here. It was so fun snorkeling here. There were all types of fish and rays. The also had sharks, but they were kept behind a glass wall. This was a great bargain, we bought tickets for here (which were all...More

Thank ybnorml
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Jeff K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about a shark swim at Discovery Cove. They have a dolphin experience in which photographers take pictures but no video. I'd recommend you contact the site.
25 July 2017|
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Response from sharone855 | Reviewed this property |
Food and snacks are unlimited
25 July 2017|
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Response from slptech | Reviewed this property |
The breakfast and lunch buffets were open in February of 2017 for hours. You could go through as many times as you wished. There were a number of choices and I confess I do not remember them I do remember my fussy grandson... More