Welcome to Discovery Cove, an all-inclusive day resort where you and your family will experience exciting animal encounters in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. Swim with bottlenose dolphins, feed tropical birds, snorkel through a saltwater reef and play inches from a family of otters - all in one day. Between adventures, enjoy unlimited access to a fantastic selection of food and drinks all day long. Discovery Cove is a paradise of rocky lagoons surrounded by lush landscaping, tropical reefs, winding rivers, a resort-style pool complete with waterfalls, and pristine white-sand beaches. With this all-inclusive experience, your family can unwind, explore, learn, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Winner of our Family Adventure Florida 2014 award, Dolphin Cove never ceases to amaze. Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive tropical getaway and the only place to experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has to offer.
Swim with dolphins and feel the mysterious, inspiring connection that draws you in and holds you captivated. Don a mask and snorkel in The Grand Reef, a breath taking underwater world teeming with thousands of exotic tropical fish and graceful rays. Take time to enjoy the songs and vibrant colors of birds from all over the world in the Explorer's Aviary.
Don't forget to see the dolphins in action at the Blue Horizons show, and to visit the neworn dolphins at the Dolphin Nursery.
For an even closer encounter, you can see how they care for the dolphins, participate in a training session, and even touch a dolphin at our Dolphins Up-Close Tour.
First, choose from one of our partner hotels, many just a short walk away. Next, build your Discovery Cove package* by selecting from the Day Resort or the All-Inclusive Dolphin Swim. Both these selections include unlimited admission to SeaWorld® and Aquatica® for 14 consecutive days around the date of your reservation. You can also add unlimited admission to Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay to either selection for only $25 more. Lastly, enjoy your vacation and especially your day at Discovery Cove where you will snorkel with thousands of tropical fish and rays, encounter playful otters and marmosets, hand-feed exotic birds in our free-flight aviary and soak in the sunshine on white, sandy beaches.
If you chose the All-Inclusive Dolphin Swim package, you will even have the opportunity to get nose to bottlenose with these playful, intelligent animals for a 30-minute water interaction.
Prices starting at $65 per person, per day. Price based on a package for a family of 4 (ages 6+) for 5 days staying in a standard doubled room at La Quinta Inn & Suites Convention Center from April 23 - May 25 and September 4 - December 14, 2017, including All-Inclusive Dolphin Swim. Taxes and fees not included. The number of rooms available at this rate are limited. The hotels included are: