Welcome to Discovery Cove, an exquisite tropical island paradise. Restricted to a capacity of about 1300 guests a day, it’s a rare opportunity to set your own pace and relax away from the hustle and bustle of traditional attractions.
Swim with a dolphin (Swim option on..
Welcome to the tropical island paradise of Discovery Cove. At the cove, you can relax away from the hustle and bustle of traditional attractions, setting your own pace and not being overwhelmed by crowds – the capacity is restricted to 1300 guests a day.
Among those you will see, however, are..
Discovery Cove is a tropical island paradise with a restricted capacity of about 1300 guests a day, so you’ll never get crowded out of the fun. You can step outside of traditional-style attractions and experience something truly unique. Set your own pace, racing through the park to hoard up ..
With a restricted capacity of about 1300 guests a day, self-paced tropical fun and experiences, and the no-hassle all-inclusive option, a holiday at Discovery Cove can hit the top of your all-time greats list.
Snorkel among schools of colourful tropical fish and sleek rays – with the Swi..
SeaVenture: Must be purchased with a Discovery Cove Day Resort or Dolphin Swim package.
The Grand Reef’s innovative experience, SeaVenture, is an underwater walking tour where, while wearing a dive helmet, you’ll feel right at home under the sea. You don’t even have to have SCUBA certif..
Discovery Cove theme park is a wonderful place to interact with sealife on a personal scale! Swimming with dolphins is something you will never forget, and so it's well worth booking tickets in advance to secure your place.
There are bouyancy jackets provided for non-swimmers, and lots of knee deep water to play in for those who aren't confident. You can also do the Dolphin swim with a jacket on, which is perfect for non-swimmers. You will still have a fantastic time!
Can you stay in Discovery Cove?
You cannot stay at Discovery Cove itself, but there are two Partner hotels that are only a 5 minute drive away, which are the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at Seaworld, and the Residence Inn at SeaWorld.
Is Discovery Cove good for toddlers?
Yes Discovery Cove is excellent for toddlers, offering a whole host of activities to keep them entertained, and they can join in with all of the main experiences, such as swimming with Dolphins (ages 6+). You can also head over to the SeaWorld and Aquatica theme parks which have fantastic rides for younger children.
Is Discovery Cove part of Disney?
No Discovery Cove is part of the SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, and is not part of Walt Disney World Orlando.
How far is Discovery Cove from Walt Disney World?
Discovery Cove is a 10 minute drive from Walt Disney World Resort Florida.
Is Discovery Cove water heated?
The areas where fish swim are not heated (including the salt water lagoon, and the dolphins pool), but the big lazy river is heated to around 80 degrees.
When did Discovery Cove open?
Discovery Cove first opended on the 1st July 2000.
Are towels provided at Discovery Cove?
Yes towels are included with your Discovery Cove ticket. They also provide a mask, snorkel, and beach chairs to relax on. You also get all you can eat and drink from the park food and drink stalls.
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