The Grand Reef boasts thrilling water expeditions, both in shallow and deep waters, beautiful white sandy beaches and hammocks perfect for lazing in the sun and basking in the idyllic surroundings of the tropical water park.
Discovery Cove has always wowed guests with its ability to imitate the breathtaking landscapes and experiences of the deep sea, however with the addition of The Grand Reef, the magnificent marine park now offers an even greater experience, set to thrill those intrigued and fascinated by the wonders of the underwater world even further.
The Grand Reef offers guests new and exciting ways to make encounters with the world of the deep blue sea, all from the confines of this innovative water wildlife park. Spanning over 2.5 acres, the reef features a surmountable number of exciting water expeditions and surprises. Visitors can admire sharks swimming at their feet beneath a water crossing bridge designed for guests to walk over or be surrounded by an assemblage of exotic fish and elegant rays, snorkelling amid canyons inspired by great reefs of the world. Those seeking a more audacious experience should embark on the SeaVenture, located further out in the reef. SeaVenture is an underwater tour. Wearing dive helmets, adventurers will make new aquatic discoveries at every turn, schools of venomous lionfish and sharp-toothed reef sharks concealed safely behind large panoramic windows stimulates a surreal and enchanting sensation of swimming in the ocean alongside its inhabitants. SeaVenture truly is a pioneering concept, set to change the way that zoo themed and seafaring parks acquaint their guests with their animals. “The Grand Reef takes Discovery Cove’s world-class animal encounters to an all new level --several, actually,” said Stewart Clark, the park’s vice president. “It’s what our guests expect from us, unforgettable connections with the sea and making memories that will last forever. This could only be created by Discovery Cove.”
Don’t miss out on this oceanic destination of relaxation and exploration. Above or below the waters, no matter how you choose to explore The Grand Reef, you definitely won’t be disappointed. The Grand Reef comes to Discovery Cove in June 2011.