Dolphin Cove Underwater Viewing
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Dolphin Cove

Watch a playful group of bottlenose dolphins both above and below the surface of the water at Dolphin Cove®.

Dolphin Cove is one of the largest interactive dolphin pools in the world, where you can see dolphins play and jump above the water, or see them gracefully swim in the underwater viewing area.  Don't forget to see the dolphins in action at the Dolphin Days show, and to visit our dolphin mothers and calves at the Dolphin Nursery.

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  • Family Friendly
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Get Even Closer

  • Dolphin Encounter

    Dolphin Encounter

    Spend up-close time with bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Cove®, and you’ll quickly understand what makes these clever characters one of the park's most popular animals.

    • Learn how our animal team takes care of these amazing mammals.
    • Opportunity to touch Dolphins while at our park.

    Admission to SeaWorld is not included and is required to attend this program. Children under 3 are free and do not require a tour reservation. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations for the tour are advised to visit the Contact Us page to inquire about tour limitations. Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change and availability. Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable. Participants are advised to check in at the park’s Information and Reservation counter at least 30 minutes prior to the tour start time. Late arrivals may miss program components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. No refunds will be given for missed tours. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of about 10 guests. Purchase includes your trainer-led Dolphin Encounter on day and time of your reservation only. Due to animal safety, personal phones and cameras will not be permitted along the interaction wall. Photographers are available to capture the moment; photos are sold separately and are not included in the advertised price. Participants must check in at the Dolphin Cove attraction inside SeaWorld at least 15 minutes prior to the program start time. The total experience lasts about 10 minutes, and includes an educational overview, instruction and a 3-5 minute personal dolphin interaction.

    Prices Starting at
    Guest (ages 3+) $15.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Up-Close Tour

    Dolphin up close tour

    Desire a more hands-on experience? Join us on this 45-minute tour and you will have the chance to interact with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and learn some of the training techniques used at SeaWorld.

    • Practice what you've learned while asking a dolphin to perform some of the behaviors.
    • Trainer-guided tour brings you as close as one can get to dolphins without actually getting into the water.

    Admission to SeaWorld is not included and is required to attend this program. Children under 3 are free and do not require a tour reservation. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change and availability. Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable. Participants are advised to check in at the park’s Information and Reservation counter at least 30 minutes prior to the tour start time. Late arrivals may miss program components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. No refunds will be given for missed tours. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of about 18 guests. For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted on this program. Photographers are available to capture the moment; photos are sold separately and are not included in the advertised price. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations for the tour are encouraged to visit the Contact Us page to discuss accommodation requests prior to making tour reservations. SeaWorld respectfully requests 2 weeks’ notice of any need for accommodation, but every effort will be made to satisfy requests received less than 2 weeks in advance to the extent possible within the time provided.

    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $35.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $35.00 /ea.
  • Animal Experience Add-On Package 

    Animal Experience Add-On Package at SeaWorld Orlando

    Our Animal Experience Add-On Package allows you take souvenirs of your tour home with you. It includes one printed photo and one medium sized plush.

    • Tour not included with add-on package.

    We’re sure you’ll enjoy your tour so much that you’ll want to take home a souvenir, so we’re making it easy and you’ll get to save! This add-on package includes one printed photo and one medium sized plush, so you can take more than just memories home with you.

    General Admission $29.00 /ea.

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  • Accessibility

    This is a walk-through exhibit with access to all areas.