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The Grand Reef – SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove Expansion Coming this June

SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove promises a new level of immersion in an undersea environment.

If you’ve ever been to SeaWorld Orlando’s Discovery Cove boutique park, then you know what an incredible experience it is. Those who haven’t yet been, may not realize what a great value the all-inclusive retreat provides the Orlando visitor. That experience and value is soon to be expanded as the all-new area called “The Grand Reef” will be opening in June of 2011.

Most of the animals coming to the Grand Reef will be moved from the existing reef experience. That area will be closed to design a new experience.

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Discovery Cove offering Florida Resident Discount

I’m really looking forward to this weekend because SeaWorld Orlando has invited me to a complimentary visit to the all-inclusive Discovery Cove including a Dolphin Encounter experience. This is something I’ve always wanted to do, but the opportunity never really solidified until now. We’re talking… Read More »Discovery Cove offering Florida Resident Discount

Twin Announcements from SeaWorld Parks today

Stay tuned to the Facebook pages of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando’s Discovery Cove for a big announcement today. Both will be announcing new attractions via social media channels today. Let’s congratulate them, not just for expanding, but for taking a risk with… Read More »Twin Announcements from SeaWorld Parks today

SeaWorld Admission for the Rest of the Year with Discovery Cove for Florida Residents

I know that’s a long title, but it’s really a great deal. For the first time Florida (and Georgia) residents will receive an unlimited pass to SeaWorld Orlando valid through the end of the year included with their reservation. If I had the money sitting around, I would totally take advantage of it. While, I haven’t been there myself, everyone I talk to who has says Discovery Cove is one of the real amazing experiences in Central Florida.

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Survivor Reunion visits Discovery Cove

Former participants and winners from Survivor, Amazing Race, and Big Brother assemble at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove

A large group of past winners, heroes and villains of Survivor got together at Discovery Cove in Orlando for a day of outwitting, outplaying, outlasting and out-and-out relaxing. Discovery Cove focuses on providing the type of memories you can only get by up close and personal visits with marine life and other animals.

Survivor Winner Natalie enjoys SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove

Swimming with dolphins and rays and hand feeding exotic birds were Survivor’s first winner, Richard Hatch; the game’s only two-time winner, Sandra Diaz-Twine; villains Russell Hantz and Courtney Yates; and players Yau-Man Chan and Terry Deitz.

Popular Survivor player Yau-man at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove

Also at the park were players and winners from The Amazing Race and Big Brother, including Amazing Race winner, Jordan Pious.

The winners and players were in Orlando to benefit Give Kids the World, a non-profit organization that exists only to fulfill the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to Central Florida’s best-loved attractions, and to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village for as long as there is a need.

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Baby Boom hits SeaWorld Discovery Cove’s Dolphin Population

Discovery Cove is booming with baby dolphins – just this month, four Atlantic bottlenose dolphins were born. Above, twelve year-old Clipper, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin at Discovery Cove, swims together with her newborn male calf. The calf will get a name shortly, usually about a month after birth.

Discovery Cove is a family adventure where guests enjoy a one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, snorkel with rays and tropical fish, hand-feed exotic birds and relax on pristine beaches.

( Photo taken by Jason Collier, Courtesy Discovery Cove )

Click below the cut for a quick video of one of the mom and her calf:

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