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Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Touch a shark, interact with a penguin, and explore our animal hospital on our Behind-the-Scenes Tour!

Find out what happens behind the scenes on a approximately 75 minute tour to discover how our animal experts care for rescued manatees and sea turtles.  You will also have an opportunity to touch a shark and interact with a penguin as your knowledgeable tour guide provides fascinating facts about SeaWorld® and our commitment to wildlife.  

10% of your tour admission will be donated to the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund® to support conservation projects around the world.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour

    Behind the scenes tour

    Join us on this approximately 75-minute tour to discover how our animal experts care for rescued manatees and sea turtles. Your knowledgeable tour guide will provide fascinating facts about SeaWorld and our commitment to wildlife.

    • Plus, touch a shark and interact with a penguin.

    Admission to SeaWorld is not included and is required. Children under 3 are free but 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 requested to provide two (2) weeks' notice of their need for accommodation. SeaWorld will attempt to satisfy requests received less than two (2) weeks in advance, to the extent it can do so within the time provided. Please visit the Contact Us page to submit your request. Small groups will be combined to form a tour group of about 16 guests. Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. Tour times, prices and components are subject to change and availability. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are nonrefundable. Participants must check in the park’s Information and Reservation counter at least 30 minutes prior to the tour start time.

    Prices Starting at
    Adult (ages 10+) $29.00 /ea.
    Child (ages 3-9) $9.00 /ea.
    Infant (under 3) $0.00 /ea.