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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
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07:15 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 07:15 - 17:30
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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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well worth the money

this area made us feel like we were at a resort loved the park and we had free shuttle from our resort. They kept the area clean and well maintained. we had very good food and... read more

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kansas city. ks
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

this area made us feel like we were at a resort loved the park and we had free shuttle from our resort. They kept the area clean and well maintained. we had very good food and friendly service

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Howell, Michigan
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The $250 price per person is a little crazy UNLESS you go to Sea World and Aquatica which is included with your Discovery ticket. The best part was the warm floating Wind-away river. I do not like cold water and it was nice and toasty. The only thing that can happen there is that you can get scrapped up with... More 

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Thank pilotwife517
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The whole place is AMAZING. Staff from entrance to exit were excellent and couldn't do enough to ensure that your day was one to remember. Dolphin experience was awesome. The Great Reef was out of this world. An amazing place everything going was perfect staff food and dolphins 😎😎😎

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Thank johnmaguire71
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Discovery cove is amazing all full board you don't need your money there everything is paid for , you swim with coral fishes and stingrays are everywhere absolutely beautiful cabanas available for rent but you don't need it very very safe place live you discovery cove .

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Thank Zezekhalil
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't visit Discovery cove this visit but did in 2014 all I can say was the highlight of our holiday staff excellent and the swim with the dolphin words can't describe it expensive but well worth it

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Discovery Cove has been on my bucket list for many years. We visited as Fl Residents on Monday May 22,2017. The cost for our family of three had me a bit nervous but I can say without doubt that this experience was worth every penny. This feels like a resort not a water park. Every staffer was friendly and knowledgeable.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant. Good food, great facilities and brilliant snorkelling with lots of fish and rays. The sharks are behind glass thankfully. We paid to swim with the dolphins. If you go then don't compromise. Do the dolphin experience. We would go again. Everything is supplied from towels, showers, wetsuits, snorkelling kit and dolphin friendly suncream.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely worth the money for the 30 min Dolphin encounter. Seems pricey at first, however, when you add in park admission to Sea World and Aquatica AND the fact you get all meals and snacks, equipment paid...works out pretty good. If you are spending a lot of time in Orlando a day in this paradise will be welcomed. Much more... More 

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1 Thank Linda P
North East
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been here many times before but after our recent visit, it is clear that the Blackfish documentary is killing Discovery Coves owner - Seaworld. The food has been reduced in quality, the aluminium bottles of Bud light have been replaced by draft beers in almost all locations, the entry photo now costs $20 when it was complimentary and the photo... More 

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2 Thank disneydude2008
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At 1st I was hesitant about spending that much money on one day. The first thing we did was the Dolphin Encounter. All thoughts of the money we spent were gone. The food and drinks that were included in price were all great. Snorkeling with the rays and fish was awesome. Our teen son smiled most of the time we... More 

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