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Dolphin Encounter

See how we care for our dolphins, participate in a training session and touch a dolphin on this approximately 15-minute animal encounter.

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.

    • Learn how our animal team takes care of these amazing mammals.
    • Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins.
    • The total experience lasts about 15 minutes with an approximately 3-5 minute dolphin interaction.

    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
    Adult (18+) $15.00 /ea.
    Minor (under 18) $15.00 /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.