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  • Penguin Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando

    Penguin Encounter

    Do you love penguins? Join us on our Penguin Encounter and come face-to-feather with our amazingly chill friends, as you go behind the scenes to our Avian Research Center and meet one of our warm-weather penguins for yourself! Please see for additional information.

    • 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 encounter of about 15 guests
    • Total encounter will run approximately 20-30 minutes; time spent in habitat will be approximately 15 minutes
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change or cancellation due to availability or weather
    • Please be aware that the habitat is approximately 60° F (15° C)
    • 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.

    • 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+) $20.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $20.00 /ea.
  • Killer Whale Up Close Tour

    Killer Whale Up-Close Tour

    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.

    • 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
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (10+) $135.00 $115.00 /ea.
    Child (ages 3-9) $135.00 $115.00 /ea.

Exclusive Tours

  • Private VIP Tour

    Private VIP Tour

    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 2 guests.

    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.

    Questions with booking? Call 407-545-5550
    Guest (ages 3+) $200.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Elite VIP Tour

    Elite VIP Tour

    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 2 guests.

    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.

    Questions with booking? Call 407-545-5550
    Guest (ages 3+) $300.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.
  • Ultimate VIP Tour

    Ultimate VIP Tour

    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 2 guests.

    Your Ultimate VIP Tour, includes some amazing values:

    • Preferred Parking
    • Expedited Park Entry
    • Quick Queue Unlimited + Infinity Falls 
    • 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
    Questions with booking? Call 407-545-5550
    Guest (ages 3+) $400.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.

Animal Tours

  • Dolphin Encounter + Feeding

    Dolphin Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando

    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 Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins
    • Checkbox selected Learn how our animal team takes care of these amazing mammals
    • Checkbox selected The total experience lasts about 15 minutes with an approximately 3-5 minute dolphin interaction
    • 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 13 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for program of about 10 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
    Limited Quantities Remaining
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (13+) $50.00 $25.00 /ea.
    Minor (under 13) $50.00 $25.00 /ea.
  • Dolphins Up-Close Tour

    Dolphin Up-Close Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    Find out what it takes to be a SeaWorld dolphin care specialist, 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 animal care specialists about behaviors, training techniques and the world-class care we provide for these amazing animals.

    • Checkbox selected Opportunity to have your picture taken while touching and feeding dolphins
    • Checkbox selected Experience an extended hands-on interaction and training session with our dolphin family with the help of expert animal care specialists
    • Checkbox selected Practice what you've learned while asking a dolphin to perform some of the behaviors
    • 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.
  • 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.

    • Checkbox selected Have the rare opportunity to interact with and touch a penguin
    • Checkbox selected Take great photos with penguins
    • Checkbox selected Have your penguin questions answered by our animal 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+) $65.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $65.00 /ea.
  • NEW! Family Adventure Tour

    SeaWorld Orlando Family Adventure Tour

    Go behind the scenes and have an experience your family won't forget! You and your family will get to enjoy private play time with young dolphins and their moms at Dolphin Nursery followed by a fun, interactive visit with our warm-weather penguins. Finish off the tour by making a new friend at Sesame Street Land.

    • Checkbox selected Interact with young dolphins and their moms
    • Checkbox selected Meet and touch a penguin
    • Checkbox selected Go behind-the-scenes and touch some small ocean critters
    • Checkbox selected Make a friend at Sesame Street Land
    • Checkbox selected This tour is perfect for families with children aged 10 and younger

    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. Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable.

    Adult (Ages 10+) $85.00 /ea.
    Minor (Ages 3-9) $65.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Whales Up-Close Tour

    Beluga Up-Close Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    Go backstage with us to meet one of the coolest animals in our park, the beluga whale. Then, participate in a hands-on care and training session with our keepers!

    • Checkbox selected Pose for pictures as you experience unique, hands-on interactions with a Beluga whale
    • Checkbox selected Hand feed a beluga whale
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • 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
    • All tours include some restrictions on the use of personal belongings in animal areas including phones and cameras.
    • This tour requires some standing and walking
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (ages 18+) $60.00 $40.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $60.00 $40.00 /ea.
  • Walrus Up-Close Tour

    Walrus Up-Close Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    Venture into our walrus family's backstage habitat. Learn what it takes to care of these mammoth mammals and get a chance to meet and feed a member of our walrus family.

    • Checkbox selected Take photos with a member of our walrus family
    • Checkbox selected Hand feed a Walrus
    Things to know before you go:
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Professional photographers may photograph participants and select animal interactions; photos are sold separately
    • This tour requires significant standing and walking
    Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are nonrefundable. Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included. Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations.
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $30.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $30.00 /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: The New Class.

    • 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
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $70.00 $45.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $70.00 $45.00 /ea.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Up-Close Tour

    Behidn the Scenes Tour at SeaWorld Orlando

    Meet all of the animals from our New Penguin Encounter and Sharks Up-Close in one tour! Discover how our animal care experts care for sharks and penguins, and go behind the scenes to meet both.

    • Checkbox selected Touch and get a photo with one of our Penguins
    • Checkbox selected Touch a small shark and learn more about their care
    • Checkbox selected Go behind the scenes at Shark Encounter and Avian Research
    • 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+) $40.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $40.00 /ea.

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