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Sharks Up-Close Tour

Separate fact from fiction as you explore the incredible diversity and design of sharks. Dare to peer down into our 700,000-gallon aquarium to discover how we care for these perfect predators. Then, touch a small shark and find out why these ancient species need our help now more than ever.

Sharks Up Close Tour

  • Sharks Up-Close Tour

    Sharks up close tour

    Dare to peer down into our 700,000-gallon aquarium to undercover the fascinating world of these perfect predators. Then, follow us backstage to touch a small shark and find out why these ancient species need our help and learn to separate fact from fiction as we explore the dazzling diversity of sharks.

    • This tour takes you on top of the shark aquarium in Shark Encounter for a unique view.
    • Go backstage, touch a small shark and find out why these ancient species need your help.

    This tour involves stairs and narrow hallways.Admission to SeaWorld is not included and is required. 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 requests. Tour sometimes ventures into dark areas. All guests will be required to climb and descend a flight of stairs. 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 at the park’s Information and Reservation counter at least 45 minutes prior to the tour start time. 

    Prices Starting at
    Adult (ages 10+) $15.00 /ea.
    Child (ages 3-9) $5.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /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.