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Discovery Cove TicketsFar away from the crowds and bustling atmosphere of the main SeaWorld theme parks in Orlando lies the quiet and pristine world of Discovery Cove. A preserved and quiet atmosphere, this SeaWorld park offers guests the exciting opportunity to interact with various types of marine wildlife in a unique way that most will never get to experience.

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What's Different about This Park?

If you enjoy visiting the regular SeaWorld parks and seeing fish and marine wildlife up close, you will absolutely love what's in store for you in Discovery Cove. This unique aquatic habitat and research center goes above and beyond to not only allow you to see the marine life up close in its natural habitat but to actually interact with it in a hands on fashion an experience you can get nowhere else.

Things to Do

When visiting the Discovery Cove you will find that the park offers you numerous ways in which to see, learn about and interact with the creatures on site. Admission to this facility presents you with no bars held access to the grounds and all of the exciting activities and attractions within.

The Dolphin Swim Experience

One of the most loved activities in the park is the Dolphin Swim Experience which is included in your park admission. During your thirty minute, hands on swim with this adorable, fun loving aquatic creatures you will be paired with a professional, experienced on-site dolphin trainer who will facilitate your engagement with your new friend as you show each other mutual affection through hugs, kisses, and petting . At the end of your session, experience the thrill of a life time as you grab a hold of your new friend and let him give you a lift back to 'shore'.


During your visit to Discovery Cove you will also have the chance jump into a simulated aquatic habitat and snorkel with real aquatic wildlife. Once you are fitted and suited up in your wetsuit you can put your goggles on and swim alongside schools of fish, coral and even pet a manta ray. Get an underwater view of venomous fish and real life sharks as the swim safely next to you on the other side of an impenetrable glass barrier.

Visit the Explorer's Aviary

Away from the exciting water habitats resides another exciting park feature that you won't want to miss. The Explorer's Aviary is a simulated natural habitat and home to hundreds of rare and tropical birds that you can view, feed and make friends with to your heart's delight.

Wind Away River

At the end of your day exploring and interacting with the animals at Discovery Cove, take a relaxing ride on the park's on-site lazy river. Ride a gentle current as you make your way through waterfalls, rainforests, caves and beaches and be sure to use your snorkeling gear to see the amazing natural wonders that are to be seen within.

No matter what age you are, this one of a kind marine life research center and sanctuary puts you in arms reach of some of the most beautiful and intriguing creatures found in the sea and allows you interact with them in a personal way that most can't even image. A perfect opportunity to combine learning and fun, Discovery Cove is the perfect vacation destination for any family.

Discovery Cove Description and Information

Admission includes:

  • Reserved Dolphin-swim experience (Not included with Non-Dolphin Swim Admissions)
  • Unlimited access to The Grand Reef, free-flight Explorer's Aviary, Serenity Bay Wind-Away River, and later this spring Freshwater Oasis
  • Meals, including a light continental breakfast and freshly-prepared lunch
  • All snacks and beverages throughout the day
  • Complimentary use of a snorkel gear, wet suits, towel, locker, sunscreen, showers, and changing rooms
  • All-day self-parking
  • PLUS Unlimited admissions to BOTH SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica for 14 consecutive days before or after guests' visit Discovery Cove