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Discovery Cove

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Address: 6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
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+1 407-513-4600
07:15 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 07:15 - 17:30
Fee: Yes

Discovery Cove is a one-of-a kind experience where you can interact with...

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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Fantastic Day

I was nervous / excited about this day given how much it cost us! But we booked it right in the middle of our 2 weeks in Orlando as a chill out day. Enjoying no lines and magical... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I was nervous / excited about this day given how much it cost us! But we booked it right in the middle of our 2 weeks in Orlando as a chill out day. Enjoying no lines and magical Dolphins. I got very worried when we arrived at 8.55am to a MASSIVE line ... We queued until 9.45am to get to... More 

4 Thank munchkinmh
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences of my life and I will never forget it! I got to swim with the dolphins!!! Discovery Cove is beautiful relaxing and inspiring! I even learned how to snorkel! For me that's saying a lot! There man-made reef was fabulous and the fish were beautiful I almost caught one!I truly did not want... More 

Thank Cynthia C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Came here for the first time and it was great! Beautiful place and the amenities are awesome. All u can eat and drink included in price. Now there isn't much to do there they have a lazy river of sorts with swimming area, dolphin cove for dolphin swims if u pay extra, otter swimming area, reef area with fishes and... More 

1 Thank Sfiallos109
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Brilliant loved it best experience ever had kids loved it too so did hubby x the dolphins were cute we seen rascal and yoko loved smiw with the fish stingrays food was beautiful the best day of our holiday x

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Chester, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Had read plenty about Discovery Cove before our visit but our experience was more than we expected. From the moment you enter the reception area where you check in you know it is going to be a special day. The day we visited it was busy, but even so there was plenty of room. I suspect it was well below... More 

1 Thank ProudCestrian60
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Discovery Cove is THE place to visit when in Orlando, there is so much things to be seen and done here that you could never write it all down. A must is to get there at 8am for opening you wont regret it because your day will be filled along side inclusive food and drinks (cocktails) lol. My favourite part... More 

Thank James R
Cleveland, Ohio
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Leave your wallet in your complimentary locker and just have the best day in Orlando ever. All inclusive resort like property. Everything is included. Parking, food, towels, showers, lockers, BEERS, wine, frozen cocktails, water, soda, sun tan lotion, snorkle gear, wet suit, hammocks, breakfast & lunch (salmon on the menu!), snacks, ice cream --- ALL INCLUDED. Makes the day so... More 

1 Thank Christie J
Winter Haven, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We took our 11 year old daughter for the day; we did the dolphin and the Sea Venture experience. Was NOT disappointed! Once you enter and a have a perfectly balanced breakfast and lunch and overwhelming number of snack bars around the park and its all included in your admission. Even the gifts shops were not expensive, it truly was... More 

Thank Sara T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This was a special treat as part of a holiday of a lifetime for our sons 21st birthday, overall this was a great experience but the only negative was it was busy at times particularly at lunch. It was rather off putting seeing people take advantage of the inclusive day and using it as an opportunity to eat and drink... More 

Thank happytravelsfromuk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

We were greeted by a welcoming man who sorted out all our booking and issued us with our ID cards. All the staff were super friendly and the place itself was stunning! We swam with the Dolphins, fed birds, saw all different kinds of sea life and did the underwater adventure. It was a truly magnificent day and would 100%... More 

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