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Dolphin Encounter

See how we care for our dolphins, participate in a training session, then touch and feed a dolphin on this program.

Located at Dolphin Cove®, you and your family can meet the trainers to learn about the world-class care that these animals receive and how they communicate.   

  • Dolphin Encounter + Feeding

    Get up close to incredible dolphins and even get a chance to touch these playful creatures.

    See how we care for our dolphins, participate in a training session, then touch and feed a dolphin on this approximately 15-minute program. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins
    • Checkbox selected Learn how our animal team takes care of these amazing mammals
    • Checkbox selected The total experience lasts about 15 minutes with an approximately 3-5 minute dolphin interaction
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for program of about 10 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted along interaction wall
    • Professional photographers may photograph participants and select animal interactions; photos are sold separately
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (13+) $20.00 /ea.
    Minor (under 13) $20.00 /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.

    • Checkbox selected 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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Dolphin Swim

Enjoy a full day of fun and relaxation at Discovery Cove. Upgrade your day with a 30 minute dolphin swim including a shallow water dolphin interaction with a deep-water tow for the entire group.

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Discovery Cove Dolphin Swim