Discovery Cove in Florida showcases eco-tourism at its finest. There is absolutely no end to the wonder to be found in this unique and truly incredible park. You might think it is a bit on the expensive side (full passes including all equipment is $250, although you can find cheaper passes for $179 or less, depending on what you get), but once you get there you will discover that Discovery Cove is worth every penny.
The chief attraction here at Discovery Cove in Orlando is of course the dolphin swim. Swimming with dolphins is an unbelievable experience. It is hard to explain the joy that one feels in the water swimming alongside these beautiful and majestic creatures. While there are many places in the world that offer dolphin swims, here at Discovery Cove it is just the beginning of your incredible journey.
Snorkeling is a very popular attraction here at Discovery Cove in Orlando. The Coral Reef is the perfect place to go exploring. Put on your snorkeling gear and dive into the pristine, crystal clear waters. Swim alongside the magical coral reef, watch as all manner of exciting, colorful and extremely beautiful aquatic wildlife swim alongside you.
While there are manta rays in the Coral Reef area, if you are into the rays then you will truly love the Ray Lagoon. This gives you a chance to get up close and personal with these spectacular animals. Find yourself surrounded by these astounding creatures. Get up close to them, touch them, feel them swimming around you. The Ray Lagoon is a truly unique experience that is not to be found anywhere else in Orlando.
Another exciting part of Discovery Cove in Florida to explore is the Tropical River Swim. Immerse yourself in this extraordinary tropical river. You will feel a sensation of both calm and adventure as you relax among these gorgeous waters looking up at spectacular tropical plants and wildlife. While it is not the centerpiece of your visit here to Discovery Cove, the Tropical River Swim is certainly a magical experience that should not be missed.
For just a nice little relaxing swim, check out the resort pool. Don't let the name fool you; this is no ordinary resort pool. Gorgeous waters for swimming lead up to a built-in waterfall, making you feel like you are swimming on some tropical island, completely removed from the rest of the world.
If you're looking for a break from the water, you will want to visit the Aviary. Set in a lush tropical rain forest setting feast your eyes on spectacularly colored birds flying about you. Thrill as you hold these magnificent creatures in your hand as you are surrounded by beautiful tropical scenery.
For an experience that is something truly out of the ordinary, there is not beating Discovery Cove in Orlando. It is unique among attractions in Orlando, in fact Discovery Cove is unique among attractions anywhere in the world. Don't let the high prices scare you away: this is a visit that cannot be beat. You owe it to yourself to pay a visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando.