Shark Underwater Viewing

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

  • Accessibility

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

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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Buy Feeding Trays

  • Three for $10 Animal Feeding Stations

    Three for 10 animal feeding stations

    Feed sharks patrolling Shark Shallows, toss fish to the Sea Lions and Seals at Pacific Point Preserve, or hand feed a stingray at Stingray Lagoon.

    • Checkbox selected Includes three tickets to exchange for any three feeding trays at the following locations: Pacific Point Preserve, Shark Shallows, or Stingray Lagoon.
    • Checkbox selected Feel free to feed one more than once! Use your three feeding trays as you choose.
    Feeding times subject to change and cancellation at certain times or for any reason. Young guests may need assistance at some locations. Park admission required but not included. Non-refundable. Product includes three tickets to exchange for any three feeding trays at the following locations: Pacific Point Preserve, Shark Shallows, or Stingray Lagoon. Feeding times, locations, and schedules subject to change without prior notice. Some locations may not be available the day of your visit due to animal care, limited quantities or other issues. Please check park hours prior to arrival.
    Prices Starting at
    Feeding Trays (3) $9.38 /ea.
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Discovery Cove Shark Swim

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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