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Discovery Cove

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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“dolphin experience” (1,096 reviews)
“grand reef” (898 reviews)
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6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821-6000
+1 407-513-4600
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great experience to swim with dolphins. It is also nice they only allow so many people to come on the property and it is all done by reservations. So it is not crowded. Food all day by a lagoon what else can there be. Oh...More

Thank Matthew_Stivers
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My family loved the encounter with the dolphin, my daughter loved snorkeling in the reef, and my son loved swimming at their beach and lazy river. This was hand down the best resort we have been to so far! The staff was amazing. They were...More

1  Thank Richard I
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Awesome experience. It can be a bit pricey, but everything is included in the price (food and activities). Beautiful place for kids and adults.

Thank kcuest01
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We visited Discovery Cove last week and can't wait to go back! It is top quality throughout, a definite step up as theme parks go (as it should be for the price). The check-in process was smooth, and we quickly found chairs on the beach...More

2  Thank amj33436
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

What an amazing day. We got to swim with dolphins, ride 6 foot wide ray's, & see lots of sharks and fish. It's also an all-inclusive food and beverage resort. Unlimited drinks & snacks for the kids and adults. There is also a bird area...More

2  Thank hardihine
Reviewed 7 July 2015

What an absolutely fabulous venue. Everything is All Inclusive including wine, beer and cocktails. There was plenty of food on offer and even nibbles and ice cream. They supply everything except swimwear. My daughter swam with the Dolphins and my eldest daughter, husband and I...More

2  Thank mammachan
Reviewed 7 July 2015

So glad we decided to visit Discovery cove - staff super friendly. Dolphin experience whilst fairly short the memory will last a lifetime, everyone wished it would never end. Food portions esp cake were huge ( my son loved it!) Tip - buy the parking...More

2  Thank missingmyparents
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This place really is worth the money you spend to get into it! It's one helluva experience you should NOT pass up if you can do it! Tip #1: Do not go to discovery cove without paying for at least one of the two experiences...More

7  Thank Mercedes V
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Discovery Cove is a must visit place if you are doing the Seaworld theme parks. For the additional dollars over the 3 park 2 week ticket you get an all inclusive treat day with no rides or Disney characters! The dolphin experience was raved about...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My boyfriend and I visited here in March 2015 and are so glad we did! It was such a fantastic experience to swim with the dolphins and snorkel with the fish and rays. Neither of us had ever snorkeled before and I was a little...More

1  Thank PrincessSquidge
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22 November 2017|
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Response from Jackie E | Reviewed this property |
My family swam with Kayleigh in August. They guy also said they had a Thelma (which we thought was funny as it's my mums name!) Don't know if that helps.
kenny b
22 November 2017|
Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
Weather was chilly and rainy the day before. We were told if we had any problems to go to guest service.
18 November 2017|
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Response from Jeff A | Property representative |
Greetings from Discovery Cove- You are certainly able to upgrade when you arrive at the park. If you wish to visit Busch Gardens prior to your day at Discovery Cove you can simply stop by and purchase your upgrade. We are... More