Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Popular articles from I Love Orlando

Discovery Cove

Orlando's Tropical Retreat Fall/Winter 07-08

In a destination known for mega-attractions, Discovery Cove bucks the trend by limiting daily attendance to only 1,000 guests per day, keeping crowds away to create a more relaxed setting.

While swimming with dolphins is the highlight of this reservations-only adventure, there's so much more to explore - from snorkeling among thousands of exotic fish and rays to hand-feeding exotic birds to relaxing on pristine beaches.

Discovery Cove has something for everyone. Guests are free to roam the lush grounds at their own pace, and enjoy all of the first-class amenities this tropical retreat offers:

Animal interactions: Unlimited access to the Coral Reef, Ray Lagoon, Aviar, Tropical River, and Resort Pool.

All-inclusive pricing: One price covers everything for a full day of adventure at Discovery Cove.

Exceptional guest service: Guest Service is optimal at this island oasis.

All-inclusive dining: Continental breakfast, freshly-prepared lunch, plus all snacks and beverages throughout the day.

First-class amenities: Use of all snorkeling and beach gear; wet suits, towels, lockers; plus a pass for seven consecutive days of unlimited admission to either SeaWrld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay one week prior to or after your Discovery Cove experience.

Dolphin-swim admission now through November 10 is $279* plus tax while non-dolphin admission is $179 plus tax.

Looking for more time with the Dolphins?

The all-new "Trainer for a Day" program offers guests even more time with the dolphins. In addition to the usual 30-minute dolphin session and "all-access" experience enjoyed by other Discovery Cove guests, "Trainer for a Day" participants experience a new amazing, advanced deep-water interaction with only eight guests in an entire lagoon, plus a private, individual photo session with two dolphins. In addition, Discovery Cove trainers lead guests on private tours to discover first-hand how they maintain the health and well being of dolphins, tropical birds, sloths, and anteaters. "Trainer for a Day" is limited to 24 people per day.