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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 Learn how our animal team takes care of these amazing mammals.
    • Checkbox selected Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins.
    • Checkbox selected 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.
    • 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 program 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 programs.
    • Small groups will be combined to form a program group of about 10 guests.
    • 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.
    • 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
    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