Ultimate VIP Experience

Discovery Cove is already unique, offering an all-inclusive day resort experience that’s worlds away from ordinary, right in the heart of Orlando’s entertainment corridor. But if you’re interested in upgrading every aspect of your visit even further, be sure to check out the Ultimate VIP Experience Package.

This all-new offering includes white glove treatment, for up to 8 people, from the time you arrive with valet parking, elevated dining, exclusive animal encounters with a dedicated zoological care expert, and a personal VIP ambassador who’s there to help you make the most of your day in paradise. We suggest your party arrives no later than 8am to ensure the maximum amount of time for the ultimate adventure-packed experience.

Your Ultimate VIP Experience Includes:

Pre-arrival planning through our VIP Concierge hotline

Our concierge will call you within 48 hours of your booking to gain insights into your top priorities for the day and plan a customized itinerary for you

Valet parking and expedited entry

Exclusive animal meet and greet upon arrival

VIP cabana stocked with snacks, bottled drinks, and more

Private photo session with a professional photographer

Breakfast served tableside

Lunch at Laguna Grill with table service and upgraded menu offering

VIP exploration of our animal habitats with your own personal zoological professional including:

Explorer’s Aviary: Hand-feed hundreds of exotic birds

Flamingo encounter meet & greet: Join our expert aviculturists as you get close to incredible Caribbean flamingos

The Grand Reef tour with aquarist: Encounter thousands of tropical fish and rays, complete with snorkel gear and mask

Snorkel with Sharks: Float amongst more than 20 sharks in this exclusive experience

When purchasing along with a Signature Dolphin Swim*, you will receive a personalized buoy delivery

Complimentary upgrade to the Premium Drink Package, offering unlimited access to premium spirits, craft beer, wine and cocktails

Complimentary digital photo package to share your memories with family and friends

Plus, all the small details you shouldn’t have to worry about in paradise, including towel service, wetsuits, snorkel gear, and more

Shark Swim

Discovery Cove is already unique, offering an all-inclusive day resort experience that’s worlds away from ordinary, right in the heart of Orlando’s entertainment corridor

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Example itinerary of Your Day as a VIP in Paradise:


Meet your VIP host for expedited check-in and valet vehicle parking.

Exclusive Animal Meet & Greet

You won’t have to wait long to get up-close and make new animal friends.


Enjoy a freshly prepared all-you-care-to-eat breakfast served tableside.

VIP Setup

Follow your guide to your private cabana stocked with complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, snacks, wetsuits and snorkel gear to prepare for your day.

Exclusive Flamingo Encounter

Go behind-the-scenes to meet these new feathered friends and feel like part of their “flamboyance” (that’s what you call a group of flamingos!).

Private Photo Session

Our professional photographers know the perfect spots for beautiful photos you’ll cherish for years to come (and make your friends jealous on social media). All of your digital images are included with your Ultimate VIP Experience.

Tour Explorer’s Aviary

Join a Discovery Cove zoological professional for a guided tour through Explorer’s Aviary, where you’ll hand-feed hundreds of colorful birds (an experience you’ll never forget) and learn more about them.

Explore Pristine Waterways

It’s time to relax! Float along the Wind-Away River and Freshwater Oasis before slipping into the soothing calm of Serenity Bay.

Signature Dolphin Swim*

If you booked a Discovery Cove Dolphin Swim package, this is your chance to get nose to bottlenose with one of these playful animals. It’s the kind of experience everyone talks about!


Exploring paradise can work up an appetite, and we’ve got a table reserved just for you so you can unwind and enjoy an exclusive premium menu.

Exclusive Animal Meet & Greet

Keep meeting new animal friends on your next private animal encounter. Every interaction will be guided by one of our dedicated experts.

Explore The Grand Reef

You’ll need your complimentary snorkel gear for this adventure! The Grand Reef is home to thousands of tropical fish and rays and you’ll swim with them while accompanied by one of our zoological professionals to make it even more special.

Snorkel with Sharks

Join your zoological professional for a continuing journey into the world of sharks as you swim alongside 20 of these special creatures, learning about of each species and the care they receive at Discovery Cove.

Explore More

Enjoy time to take in more of paradise at your own pace, from grabbing a complimentary snack, and relaxing on the beach, to taking another comforting trip down the Wind-Away River.

All Ultimate VIP Experience packages require valid park admission for the same operating day. Discovery Cove admission is not included in the price of the package. Ultimate VIP Experience packages are exclusive, and very limited in availability. Package price and benefit covers up to 8 guests. Animal experiences and upgraded activities are subject to availability and may be restricted by capacity constraints at the time of booking. Guests must be 10 years of age or older to swim with sharks, and 6 years of age or older to swim with dolphins. Pricing and information are subject to change without notice. Advanced reservations required. For questions regarding your reservation, rescheduling, or cancellation policies, please call 407-370-1427.

*Signature Dolphin Swim package must be purchased to swim with dolphins and for buoy delivery to be included.

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