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SeaWorld Rescue Experience

Have you ever wondered what it takes to care for all the animals SeaWorld rescues ever year? Find out by helping us do just that on this extraordinary new program.

On the SeaWorld Rescue Experience you will start your day before the park even opens, working hands-on with rescued manatees, birds, and sea turtles that find SeaWorld Orlando their temporary home. You will learn first-hand what it takes to care for these amazing and diverse animals, and why no two days are ever the same in our tireless mission to return each and every rescue back to their natural home.
  • NEW SeaWorld Rescue Experience

    SeaWorld Rescue Experience Tour

    See inside the heart of SeaWorld on our new SeaWorld Rescue Experience. On this 4.0 hour hands-on program, join our world-renown SeaWorld Rescue Team to help learn, feed, and care for a wide variety of rescued animals. Work alongside these dedicated few whose tireless efforts have helped rescue, rehabilitate, and return tens of thousands of animals back to their natural environment. Assist our animal experts as we demonstrate the techniques and world-class care that has made us the industry leader in successful animal rehabilitation for the last 50 years, helping more than 36,000 total.

    • Checkbox selected Assist with daily manatee care, including feeding
    • Checkbox selected Assist with daily preparation of food and formulas for rescued animals
    • Checkbox selected Assist with the care of rescued birds and sea turtles

    • Admission to SeaWorld is not included. To remain in the park after the conclusion of your SeaWorld Rescue Experience, admission to the park is required. 
    • All guests must be 13 years of age or older to participate and able to comprehend instructions in English. 
    • Groups will be combined for program of up to 4 guests.
    • All participants must have waiver(s) completed and signed prior to beginning the program.
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change.
    • All programs include some restrictions on the use of personal belongings in animal areas, including phones and cameras.
    • This is a 4.0-hour walking tour. To participate fully, guests will be expected to bend, kneel, squat and lift up to 20 lbs.
    • Program takes place outdoors in all weather conditions. Please wear comfortable, lose-fitting clothes, non-slip sneakers and sun protection.
    • Cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice are non-refundable.
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations.

    Only 4 participants each day
    Questions with booking? Call 407-545-5550
    Guest (ages 13+) $250.00 /ea.

Important Pre-Arrival Tour Information

  • Once you have received your email confirmation, please follow the steps below...

    List Checkmark Download and familiarize yourself with the SeaWorld Rescue Experience Orientation Sheet. It contains important information you will need to know on the morning of your experience.


    List Checkmark Download, print, and sign either a wavier for Families with Minors or for Individual Adults. Please note that all participants must have waiver(s) completed and signed prior to beginning the program.


    List Checkmark Arrive at the SeaWorld Orlando Bus and Taxi lane by 7 a.m. to meet your SeaWorld Rescue Experience host/hostess. Late arrivals must call the Rescue Experience host/hostess at 407-461-7329. Parking is available for SeaWorld Rescue Experience participants in the parking lot adjacent to the bus and taxi lane (Lot B).