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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 uncover 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.

    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 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 12 guests. This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways. 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
    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.