Discovery Cove Photo

Discovery Cove

6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL
Kiss a bottlenose dolphin, swim with stingrays, snorkel with tropical fish in a reef lagoon, or just take it easy riding a winding lazy river at Discovery Cove. An all-inclusive tropically landscaped park with a daily visitor limit of 1,000, it's one of Orlando's most popular -- and costly -- attractions. Since guests must be at least 6 years old to participate in a dolphin encounter, some families opt to save this special spot until their children enter the grade school years. Advance reservations are required, and you can book up to six months in advance.

Best For:  Kids (7-9)   Tweens (10-12)   Teens (13+)  

Nearby Family Attractions

Babson Park Nature Center     Bok Tower Gardens     Farris and Foster's Famous Chocolate Factory     

Discovery Cove Member Review

Please Review This Attraction:
select a rating

Christinet. - Jun 12th, 2014

Discovery Cove is expensive, but once you're there, you don't have to spend a dime. The bird aviary first thing in the morning is great. Birds are hungry and interactive. The Lazy river is just what you'd expect. Snorkeling is fantastic! And if you pay for the dolphin experience you won't be disappointed. ... read more
Related Links:

    FREE Family Travel Newsletter
  • Family Travel Tips   (2 New)

    Family Planning and Tips

    • Disney Wonder Alaskan Cruise
      Join us onboard Disney Wonder's first exploration into Alaskan waters and ports as Family Vacation Critic Editor Lissa Poirot and her two tots take you on a tour. Be the first to see a sample of Disney's Alaskan Port Adventures, as well as glimpse the Disney Wonder's onboard fun, in our first-ever d...
    • Family Volunteer Vacations
      Away from the hectic pace of our everyday lives, any vacation is a chance for families to reconnect. There's no soccer game, no piano recital, no working late, so finally you have that precious day together. Yet, if you really want a meaningful break from your usual schedule, one that might change t...
  • Twitter
  • Facebook