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Shark Encounter®

Enter into a fascinating journey through one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels.

At Shark Encounter, experience a rare, up-close look at prehistoric predators whose ancestors dominated the sea over 450 million years ago—long before even dinosaurs walked the earth. 

Family Friendly
Animals Family Friendly
Indoor
Animals Indoor
Tour
Animals Tours Available
Specialty Dining
Dining Features Dining Available
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Get Even Closer

Learn even more about the Sharks that make their home at Shark Encounter. Participate in an Up-Close Tour to venture above the shark aquarium in Shark Encounter and touch a small shark and learn more about their care from a member of our Animal Care team.
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Shark Swim

Have a experience of a lifetime by getting up-close and swimming with sharks at Discovery Cove. Add this experience to your All-Inclusive Dolphin Swim and Day Resort packages. Limited availability for guests ages 10+.

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Discovery Cove Shark Swim