Highlights / General details
Discovery Cove® is an all-inclusive adventure in which guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, rays and tropical fish and hand-feed exotic birds.
At Discovery Cove®, guests experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. Discovery Cove® is a paradise of rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers, a resort-style pool complete with waterfalls, and pristine white-sand beaches.
Swim with dolphins and feel the mysterious, inspiring connection that draws you in and holds you captivated. Don a mask and snorkel in The Grand Reef®, a breathtaking underwater world teeming with thousands of exotic tropical fish and graceful rays. Take time to enjoy the songs and vibrant colors of birds from all over the world in the Explorer's Aviary.
To complete your vacation experience, unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, for up to 14 consecutive days is also included with your Discovery Cove® package.
Day Resort packages are available with and without the signature Dolphin Swim Experience.
Dolphin Swim Experience - Experience an unforgettable personal connection with one of the most amazing animals of the sea "the bottlenose dolphin".
The Grand Reef® - The perfect balance between adventure and relaxation, a fully immersive tropical escape
Serenity Bay - Enjoy an incredible freshwater swimming experience that will change your definition of the word ''pool'' forever.
Explorer's Aviary - Watch in wonder as airborne colors dance before your eyes alighting to reveal themselves as newfound feathered friends.
Wind-away River - Float through exotic landscapes deep into the peaceful heart of a tropical hideaway, where stress is unheard of and the day-to-day world outside Discovery Cove® fades away.
Reserved dolphin-swim interaction*, Unlimited access to The Grand Reef®, free-flight Explorer’s Aviary, Serenity Bay, Wind-away River and Freshwater Oasis™.
Unlimited freshly prepared breakfast and lunch plus unlimited snacks throughout the day, Unlimited beverages throughout the day, including alcoholic drinks.
All swim gear (mask, snorkel, and swim vest or wetsuit), towels, lockers, sunscreen and other amenities.
All day self-parking at Discovery Cove®.
A complimentary photo portrait of guest and their party upon entry to park.
A pass for 14 consecutive days of unlimited admission to SeaWorld and Aquatica in Orlando.
*Discovery Cove® Package – Non Dolphin Swim includes all of the above, excluding the dolphin Swim.
Parking admission at our sister parks is not included.
Hours of operation
Discovery Cove® is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Guest check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Park opens earlier during peak seasons.
Discovery Cove® is located at 6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL 32821.
Children must be at least 6 years old to swim with dolphins. Children ages 6-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult who also is participating in the dolphin swim experience and be at least 15 years of age to visit Discovery Cove® without adult supervision.
This policy was established to ensure the cognitive and physical stature of the child. These factors are taken into consideration to ensure children are able to interact in a group social setting, accept instructions, and understand the trainer. Also, the physical size of the child is taken into account since he/she will be in water that is approximately 3 feet deep with large, powerful animals.
Please note: Specific date booked may not be confirmed. Guests will be asked for 2 alternative dates at the time of booking and will be informed of the confirmed date after reservation is made.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**