Discovery Cove Orlando Tours

With your Discovery Cove Orlando tours, get up close with marine wildlife and soak in the tropical charms of a theme park with a difference. Enjoy an action-packed day in this lush paradise and swim with bottlenose dolphins, swim among thousands of colorful exotic fish, go snorkeling, come face to face with sharks, watch tiny marmosets at play, handfeed birds at the aviary, and sail past cascading waterfalls, sandy beaches and an underwater cave on the Wind-Away River. Discovery Cove promises adventure and relaxation in equal parts, so you can enjoy the Florida sun in a hammock with a drink in hand or hit the waters for a day of adventure and recreation. Discovery Cove tickets are immensely popular so make sure that you book them well in advance to avoid missing out!

Our tips for Discovery Cove

  • Breakfast buffet begins right after 7am and the water activities start at 9am. So arrive early to make the most of your visit. There’s unlimited breakfast and lunch at the attraction, so make sure you bring your appetite with you.
  • Load up on as much dessert, snacks, yoghurt and salads as you can as everything is included in the price! Cameras and phones are allowed throughout the park with the exception of the dolphin lagoons.
  • Participate in training sessions for certain experiences, like swimming with the dolphins. Don’t hesitate to ask questions about experience and the safety measures.

Good to know

Best time to visit
  • The best time to visit Discovery Cove is in the months of June, July and August.
  • It is recommended that you arrive as soon as the gates open so that you can collect your complimentary gear (goggles, snorkel, vest, or wetsuit), fuel up at the sumptuous breakfast buffet, and hit the water at 9am to get a head start over others.
Getting there
  • The famous Orlando theme park is on Central Florida Parkway, at the intersection of Interstate 4 and FL 528.
  • Discovery Cove is approximately 10 minutes south of downtown Orlando and 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport.
  • The most convenient option is to rent a car and drive there or book roundtrip transfers from your hotel for a hassle-free experience.
Money saving tips
  • Book your tours well in advance to grab the best deals. Reservations for the attraction fill up weeks in advance.
  • Since Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort, food and beverages, towels, snorkeling gear, towels, and parking are all included in the price.
  • Always book online instead of onsite as a quick internet research will reveal lots of great offers and discounts to be had.

Cities Near Orlando

travel inspiration from guidebook

Our website uses cookies to improve your experience. To find out more, please read our Cookie Policy. Accept