Become a Trainer for a Day

Elevate your all-inclusive day at Discovery Cove to an exclusive VIP experience with the “Discovery Cove Trainer for a Day” program, available exclusively at Join a skilled Discovery Cove Trainer as your personal guide, and relish an array of exceptional privileges with your intimate group of up to 8 people, all centered around the “Discovery Cove Trainer for a Day” experience:

Enhance your visit with a second interaction with dolphins, including an exclusive private photo session with two delightful dolphins.

Gain exclusive access to behind-the-scenes experiences at Discovery Cove, subject to availability.

Enjoy unique meet-and-greets with tropical birds and small mammals, creating unforgettable connections.

Explore the Explorer’s Aviary with your Discovery Cove Trainer, who will act as your dedicated private guide.

Seize the exclusive opportunity to feed the fish in The Grand Reef® and participate in a captivating session with a Discovery Cove Aquarist.

Delight in a private session at our enchanting otter habitat in Freshwater Oasis.

It’s important to note that “Discovery Cove Trainer for a Day” cannot be combined with other experiences like “Flamingo Mingle,” “Ray Feed,” “Animal Trek,” or “Shark Swim.”

For behind-the-scenes tours, please ensure that all guests are equipped with appropriate footwear, including shoes, water shoes, or flip-flops. Professional photographers will be on hand to capture all dolphin interactions, with optional photo packages available for purchase. In cases where groups have fewer than 8 participants, there may be an opportunity to pair your group with another. Remember that “Discovery Cove Trainer for a Day” must be booked in addition to a Discovery Cove Dolphin Swim admission package.

Embark on this extraordinary adventure today, suitable for ages 6 and above. Please keep in mind that each group is limited to a maximum of 8 people, ensuring an intimate and exclusive encounter with the “Discovery Cove Trainer for a Day” experience. Visit to start your VIP adventure today!

Only 16 spots per day

Discovery cove trainer for a day

Enhance your day with an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience led by a trainer, featuring an array of unique extras.

Price Starting at


Things to Know

Please arrange to meet your dolphin trainer at 7:45 a.m. in the Guest Reception Lobby (please ensure you complete check-in prior to this time).

Participants in the “Trainer for a Day” program should be in good physical condition and a minimum of 6 years old.

Before commencing the program, all participants, or their legal guardians, are required to complete and sign a liability release form.

For participants under the age of 13, it’s essential that they are accompanied by a paid “Trainer for a Day” adult.

If you have any inquiries or require further information about the Trainer for a Day program, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 407-513-4600.

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Swim and snorkel with thousands of tropical fish through this stunning coral reef habitat.

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