Animal Tour Upgrades

Dolphin Interactions

  • 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.
  • Dolphins Up-Close Tour

    Dolphin Up-Close Tour

    Find out what it takes to be a SeaWorld dolphin trainer, when you come face-to-face with the ocean’s most playful ambassador on this approximately 30-minute hands-on tour.

    You will learn first-hand from our trainers about behaviors, training techniques and the world-class care we provide for these amazing animals. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Spend time side-by-side with our trainers as you get hands-on with our dolphin family.
    • Checkbox selected Practice what you've learned while asking a dolphin to perform some of the behaviors.
    • Checkbox selected Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins.
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 18 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted along interaction wall
    • Professional photographers may photograph participants and select animal interactions; photos are sold separately
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $45.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $45.00 /ea.

Animal Tours

  • Killer Whale Up-Close Tour

    Killer Whale Up-Close Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    During this one-of-a-kind experience you’ll get up close with our park’s majestic marine ambassadors and learn how we care for them each and every day. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Personal training session with our Animal Trainers
    • Checkbox selected Unique photo opportunity you'll never forget
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Professional photographers may photograph participants and select animal interactions; photos are sold separately
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • This tour requires participants to climb and descend a flight of stairs.
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $85.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $85.00 /ea.
  • Penguins Up-Close Tour

    Penguin Up Close Tour

    Go behind-the-scenes with us at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin on this approximately 45-minute walking tour to hear from our animal experts about what it takes to care for these unique birds. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Get a rare opportunity to interact with and touch a penguin.
    • Checkbox selected Learn behind-the-scenes details of our penguin care from the experts.
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Please be aware that the habitat is approximately 30° F (0° C) and walking surfaces in the area may be wet or uneven
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Guests using a motorized wheelchair/ECV must be able to transfer to a manual wheelchair (provided on tour)
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $60.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $60.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lions Up-Close Tour

    Sea Lion Up Close Tour

    Are you silly for sea lions? If so, join us on this approximately 60-minute tour to find out what it takes to care for and train the hilarious stars of our new show Sea Lion High. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Meet one of the stars of the show for an exclusive photo shoot.
    • Checkbox selected Help us feed buckets of fish to dozens of sea lions and harbor seals at Pacific Point Preserve.
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $35.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $35.00 /ea.
  • 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 behind-the-scenes to touch a small shark and explore the dazzling diversity of sharks. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Venture above the shark aquarium in Shark Encounter.
    • Checkbox selected Touch a small shark and learn more about their care.
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $15.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $15.00 /ea.
  • NEW Animal Ambassadors Up-Close Tour

    Animal Ambassador Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    Guests will go behind the scenes and meet our keepers. There they will encounter a variety of exotic and rescued animals, hear their stories, and get a chance to take photos with them. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Meet exotic and rescued animals and hear from the experts that care for them
    • Checkbox selected Hear some amazing stories, and get your photo with their stars
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $15.00 /ea.
    Minor (under 18) $15.00 /ea.
  • Walrus Up-Close Tour

    Wild Arctic Up Tour

    Learn what it takes to care for the animals that call Wild Arctic their home and get a chance to meet a member of our walrus family. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Experience unique interactions with a Walrus
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    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • All participants must be over 6 years of age and able to comprehend instructions in English
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted; complimentary lockers are provided
    • Professional photographers may photograph participants and select animal interactions; photos are sold separately
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • This tour requires significant standing and walking
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $30.00 /ea.
    Minor (6-17) $30.00 /ea.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Up-Close Tour

    Behind the scenes tour

    Join us on this approximately 60-minute tour to discover how our animal experts care for sharks and penguins. Your knowledgeable tour guide will provide fascinating facts about SeaWorld and our commitment to wildlife. Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected This walking tour takes you behind the scenes at Shark Encounter and Avian Research
    • Checkbox selected Plus, touch a shark and interact with a penguin
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $20.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $20.00 /ea.

Exclusive Tours

  • Private VIP Tour

    Private VIP Tours at SeaWorld Orlando

    Experience a hassle-free day at SeaWorld with a Private VIP Tour. This 4-hour tour is the perfect way for families to experience the best SeaWorld has to offer, get up-close with animals and still leave plenty of time to relax and enjoy the park on your own.

    • Checkbox selected Minimum party size of 2.

    Your Private VIP Tour, includes some amazing values:

    • Preferred Parking
    • Expedited Park Entry
    • Quick Queue Unlimited
    • Seats at 1 Reserved Signature Show
    • 1 Printed Photo and Frame Per Party
    • Meal Voucher for One Meal Per Guest
    • Animal Feeding Experiences
    • Dolphin Encounter
    • Penguin Meet

    This is a walking, guided tour of SeaWorld. Park admission is required upon arrival. Minimum party sizes apply. Please contact 1-407-545-5550 for more information. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Additional rates may apply for party sizes larger than 12. Tour times, prices and components are subject to change and availability. Reserved seating at event concerts not included. Cancellations with less than 24 hours' notice are non-refundable.

    Guest (ages 3+) $200.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Elite VIP Tour

    Private VIP Tours at SeaWorld Orlando

    Want to experience more? Then our 6-hour Elite VIP Tour is made for you. From thrill seeker to animal lover, our Elite VIP tour includes something for everyone. Start the day with preferred parking and expedited park entry, then experience front-of-line access to our world-class rides, reserved seats at two of our signature shows, and memorable animal encounters that will make this tour the elite experience for which you've been searching.

    • Checkbox selected Minimum party size of 2.

    Your Elite VIP Tour, includes some amazing values:

    • Preferred Parking
    • Expedited Park Entry
    • Quick Queue Unlimited
    • Seats at 2 Reserved Signature Show
    • Photo Key Per Party
    • All Day Dine
    • Dolphin Encounter
    • Penguin Meet
    • Sea Lion Meet

    This is a walking, guided tour of SeaWorld. Park admission is required upon arrival. Minimum party sizes apply. Please contact 1-407-545-5550 for more information. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Additional rates may apply for party sizes larger than 12. Tour times, prices and components are subject to change and availability. Reserved seating at event concerts not included. Cancellations with less than 24 hours' notice are non-refundable.

    Guest (ages 3+) $300.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Ultimate VIP Tour

    Private VIP Tours at SeaWorld Orlando

    Want to experience it all? Then we have tour for you! The 8-hour Ultimate VIP Tour is the ultimate in immersive family fun. A must for animal lovers, this tour brings together a collection of experiences found nowhere else in Orlando. From fine-dining and reserved seats at our most popular shows, to front-of-line ride privileges and unforgettable up-close encounters with some of the sea’s most amazing animals, this tour is the ultimate SeaWorld has to offer.

    • Checkbox selected Minimum party size of 2.

    Your Ultimate VIP Tour, includes some amazing values:

    • Admission: Single Day Ticket + 2nd Day Free
    • Preferred Parking
    • Expedited Park Entry
    • Quick Queue Unlimited + Kraken
    • Seats at 3 Reserved Signature Show
    • Photo Key Per Party
    • Meal Voucher for One Meal Per Guest
    • Dinner at Sharks Underwater Grill
    • Dolphin Encounter
    • Penguin Meet
    • Sea Lion Meet
    • Photo with a Killer Whale

    This is a walking, guided tour of SeaWorld. Minimum party sizes apply. Please contact 1-407-545-5550 for more information. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Additional rates may apply for party sizes larger than 12. Tour times, prices and components are subject to change and availability. Reserved seating at event concerts not included. Cancellations with less than 24 hours' notice are non-refundable.

    Guest (ages 3+) $500.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Ultimate VIP Tour without Admission

    Private VIP Tours at SeaWorld Orlando

    Want to experience it all? Then we have tour for you! The 8-hour Ultimate VIP Tour is the ultimate in immersive family fun. A must for animal lovers, this tour brings together a collection of experiences found nowhere else in Orlando. From fine-dining and reserved seats at our most popular shows, to front-of-line ride privileges and unforgettable up-close encounters with some of the sea’s most amazing animals, this tour is the ultimate SeaWorld has to offer.

    • Checkbox selected Minimum party size of 2.

    Your Ultimate VIP Tour, includes some amazing values:

    • Preferred Parking
    • Expedited Park Entry
    • Quick Queue Unlimited + Kraken
    • Seats at 3 Reserved Signature Show
    • Photo Key Per Party
    • Meal Voucher for One Meal Per Guest
    • Dinner at Sharks Underwater Grill
    • Dolphin Encounter
    • Penguin Meet
    • Sea Lion Meet
    • Photo with a Killer Whale
    Guest (ages 3+) $400.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.

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