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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. 

  1. Family Friendly
    Family Friendly
  2. Indoor
  3. Tour
    Tours Available
  4. Specialty Dining
    Dining Features
    Dining Available
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This is a walk-through exhibit with access to all areas.

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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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Discovery Cove Shark Swim

Get Even Closer

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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