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Ultimate VIP Experience
Laguna Grill at Discovery Cove Orlando
Flamingo Mingle at Discovery Cove Orlando
Animal Trek at Discovery Cove Orlando
Swim with sharks at Discovery Cove Orlando
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 at 7:45am, (no later than 8am to ensure the maximum amount of time for the ultimate adventure-packed experiences).

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 greets upon arrival

  • VIP cabana stocked with snacks, bottled drinks, and more

  • VIP Photographer to capture special moments throughout your day

  • 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
    • 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
VIP Experience Host at Discovery Cove Orlando

7:45 a.m.

Arrival & VIP Setup

Meet your VIP host for expedited check-in, valet parking and VIP setup in your private cabana, stocked with complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, snacks, wetsuits and snorkel gear to prepare for your day.
Animal Trek at Discovery Cove Orlando

8:15 a.m.

Exclusive Animal Meet & Greet

You won't have to wait long to get up-close and make new animal friends.
Bird aviary at Discovery Cove Orlando

8:45 a.m.

Private Aviary Tour

Join a Discovery Cove zoological professional for a private 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.
Breakfast at Laguna Grill Discovery Cove

9:00 a.m.


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

9:45 a.m.

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!).
Explore beautiful waterways at Discovery Cove Orlando

10:00 a.m.

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.
Swim with a dolphin at Discovery Cove Orlando

11:00 a.m.

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!
Lunch at Laguna Grill Discovery Cove

12:30 p.m.


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.
Snorkel with sharks at Discovery Cove Orlando

2:00 p.m.

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.
Snorkel in The Grand Reef at Discovery Cove Orlando

2:30 p.m.

Explore The Grand Reef

The Grand Reef is home to thousands of tropical fish and rays and you’ll swim right amongst them in this stunning coral reef habitat.
Explore paradise at Discovery Cove Orlando

Explore More

Enjoy time to take in more of paradise, at your own pace. From grabbing a complimentary snack and relaxing on the beach or in your private cabana, to taking another comforting trip down Wind-Away River. What will you discover?
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.