Top things to do in Discovery Cove
If you’re anything like me, then you’ve always dreamed of swimming with dolphins. There’s really no better place in the world to do this, than in Discovery Cove. Here you’ll avoid the crowds and get a unique experience with animals you wouldn’t otherwise see. You can also snorkel with beautiful and exotic fish, all while enjoying a really relaxing day. This is the perfect activity for any visit to Florida, whether you’re visiting as a family or just a group of friends looking for something special to do. You can buy Discovery Cove family tickets online to save time and hassle and to ensure you get a space.
This is a great activity for kids of almost all ages. Obviously it’s really important that your children are confident swimmers and you’ll need to be with them at all times. Make Nemo come to life by seeing literally thousands of gorgeous fish floating past. This is a great outdoor activity that is really amazing and also very educational. Try to spot as many of the fish from Finding Nemo as possible. This is some of the best snorkelling in all of Florida.
As part of the package you can book in a half hour swim with the dolphins, where you’ll be able to get up close and personal with these incredible creatures. Watch how elegantly they move in the water and you’ll get a deeper understanding for how clever dolphins are. Children must be at least six years old to be able to enjoy the swim with dolphins experience and any children under the age of 12 must be with a paying adult.
Experience Playful Otters and Curious Marmosets
Discovery cove is also home to a few interesting creatures, including sweet otters and other curious marmosets. You can choose to do special encounters with these animals which are a lot of fun and allow you to get nice and close to these cute creatures.
What trip to Florida would be complete without some beach action? Discovery Cove has some of the best beaches, that are relatively private and secluded. Enjoy the gorgeous sand, warm water and relaxed vibes.
Feed the Birds
There are a bunch of different birds that are housed in an open, free-flight aviary in Discovery Cove. That means you can see them flying around freely and also hand-feed them. It’s a really relaxing way to see some of the beautiful birds that call Florida home.