Animal Experiences

Animal Encounters

  • Dolphin Swim

    Dolphin Swim

    Swim with Dolphins at Discovery Point's Dolphin Lagoon

    • Animal trainers introduce small groups of guests to amazing Bottlenose Dolphins
    • Wade into the waters and get to know these marine mammals through hugs, kisses and rub downs
    • Wetsuit use and towels are included

    Park operating days vary, please check our operating calendar to see our days and hours of operation. This ticket is non-refundable and non-transferable and does not include admission to SeaWorld San Antonio or Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™, parking, taxes, shipping or service fees.

    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Whale Swim

    Beluga Swim

    Swim with Beluga Whales at Discovery Point's Beluga Bay

    • Animal trainers introduce small groups of guests to amazing Beluga Whales
    • Dip into the waters to get to know these marine mammals through hugs, kisses and rub downs
    • Wetsuit use and towels are included

    Park operating days vary, please check our operating calendar to see our days and hours of operation. This ticket is non-refundable and non-transferable and does not include admission to SeaWorld San Antonio or Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™, parking, taxes, shipping or service fees.

    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lion Swim

    Sea Lion Swim

    Swim with Sea Lions at Discovery Point's Sea Lion Shallows

    • Animal trainers introduce small groups of guests to amazing Sea Lions
    • Wade into the waters and get to know these marine mammals through hugs, kisses and rub downs
    • Wetsuit use and towels are included

    Park operating days vary, please check our operating calendar to see our days and hours of operation. This ticket is non-refundable and non-transferable and does not include admission to SeaWorld San Antonio or Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark™, parking, taxes, shipping or service fees.

    Save $25 off in October
    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • Penguin Encounter Experience

    Penguin Encounter

    Explore the snow-filled habitat of penguins

    • Animal trainers introduce small groups of guests to amazing Antartic Penguins
    • While on the snow, you will meet, greet and touch a penguin
    • Parkas and winter boot use included

    If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is required but not included in your program. Participants must be age 7 or older and at least 48" tall. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. This program does not allow for observers. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled. There are limited spots available and we cannot guaranteed there will be room to add the required paid adult. Sunglasses and all jewelry must be removed before participants enter the Penguin habitat. Participants must refrain from smoking. The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible. (Please be aware there is a $10 rescheduling fee per participant, per change and the program will not be cancelled due to inclement weather). Please keep in mind if you arrive late, the program may already be in progress. Pricing is subject to change without notice.

    Guest (Ages 7 & Up) $85.00 /ea.

Animal Tours

  • VIP Animal Experience

     

    VIP Animal Experience

    Here is your chance to have the greatest hands-on VIP animal experience there is at SeaWorld San Antonio.

    • Put on a wet suit and have an up close encounter with bottlenose dolphins.
    • Meet and greet a penguin at our Penguin Encounter.
    • Touch a beluga whale, stingrays and a shark.
    Experience Highlights
     
    • Learn the basics of animal training at SeaWorld
    • Touch a beluga whale
    • Put on a wet suit, enter the water, and have an up close encounter with bottlenose dolphins
    • Meet and greet with a penguin at our Penguin Encounter
    • Touch stingrays
    • Touch a shark
    • Go behind the scenes at SeaWorld and learn how we care for our animals
     
    Important Information
    • A box lunch is provided (for dietary questions please call us at 210-523-3608)
    • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included or required to participate in the tour.
    • If the park is open and you would like to enter the park after the completion of your program admission is required.
    • Participants must be age 7 or older and at least 48" tall.
    • A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. This program does not allow for observers. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • For any questions please call us at 210-523-3608
     
    There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add the required paid adult. Sunglasses and all jewelry must be removed before participants enter the dolphin habitat. Participants must refrain from smoking. The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible.. Please keep in mind if you arrive late, the program may already be in progress. Pricing is subject to change without notice.
     
    Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations for the tour are requested to provide one weeks’ notice of their need for accommodation. SeaWorld will attempt to satisfy requests received less than one week in advance, to the extent it can do so within the time provided. Contact us at 210-523-3608
    General Admission $295.00 /ea.
  • Family Adventure Tour

    Family adventure tour

    Go behind the scenes before the park opens to meet an amazing array of animals

    • Guided tour through Discovery Point, Roa's Aviary and Pacific Point Preserve
    • Get upclose to bottlenose dolphins, sea lions, and exotic birds
    • Bird food and fish to feed the dolphins and sea lions is included with tour

    This is a 2 hour  outdoor walking tour. You will have a photo opportunity with a dolphin so don’t forget your camera! Check in is 15 minutes prior to your tour start time. This program is recommended for families with children 3 years and older. Anyone underthe age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Park admission is not included, but is required to participate. Reservations are strongly recommended. Reservation cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or total payment will be forfeited. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Schedule is subject to change without notice.

    Adult $85.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $65.00 /ea.
  • Killer Whale Tour

    Killer Whale Tour

    A one of a kind experience featuring our most amazing ocean ambassador!

    • 45-minute walking tour
    • Personal session with our trainers
    • Group photo opportunity
    Overall program lasts 45 minutes. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. On park operating days, park admission is required and not included in your program. No loose jewelry, sunglasses, or smoking is permitted during the interaction. Subject to capacity limitations. Advanced reservations are recommended. Pricing and availability is subject to change without notice. Cancellations up to 48 hours before your reservation will be fully refunded. No refunds for cancellations made within 48 hours of the program or afterwards. Program is subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability.
    Adult $45.00
    Child (Ages 3-9) $45.00
    Infant $0.00
  • Penguin Tour

    Behind the scenes tour

    Go backstage at Penguin Encounter for an upclose look at this amazing species

    • Meet a penguin
    • Discover what it is like to care for penguins from some of SeaWorld's educators and aviculturists

    This is a 25-30 minute walking tour. Guests under the age 4 cannot participate due to safety restrictions. This tour is recommended for guests ages 6 and older Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. SeaWorld Park admission is required and not included in your program. Reservations are strongly recommended. Reservation cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or total payment will be forfeited. Pricing is subject to change without notice. 

    Adult $29.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 4-9) $29.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Whale Tour

    Beluga tour

    Go backstage at Beluga Bay for an upclose look at amazing marine mammals

    • Get up close to beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins
    • The tour also includes reserved show seating at Ocean Discovery

    Overall program lasts between 20 and 30 minutes in addition to the show (and is subject to change). Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Children under 3 can be present, but MAY NOT PARTICIPATE in the program. On park operating days, park admission is required and not included in your program. No loose jewelry, sunglasses, or smoking is permitted during the interaction. Subject to capacity limitations. Advanced reservations are recommended. Pricing and availability is subject to change without notice. Cancellations up to 48 hours before your reservation will be fully refunded. No refunds for cancellations made within 48 hours of the program or afterwards. Program is subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability.

    Adult $29.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $29.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Rescue Tour

    Rescue Tour

    Meet a bottlenose dolphin and have a poolside chat with the SeaWorld Animal Rescue team.

    • This is a 2 hour walking tour
    • All paid guests 3 years and up will have the opportunity to participate
    • You will have an opportunity to see and meet some awesome animals so don’t forget your camera

    On this experience you will meet a dolphin, learn how we care for these dolphins from our animal experts themselves and get an inside look at some of the ground-breaking research that our Aquarists are working on to help fish and coral reefs in the wild!

    This tour is a 2 hour walking tour and is recommended for guests 7 years and older.

    Good things to know:

    - This is a 2 hour walking tour

    - All paid guests 3 years and up will have the opportunity to participate

    - You will have an opportunity to see and meet some awesome animals so don’t forget your camera

    Park admission and parking are not included and are required.

    Cancellations: Reservations must be cancelled or re-booked a minimum of one day prior to the scheduled tour by calling (210) 523-3608 or total payment will be forfeited.

    Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Prices and tour components are subject to change. All tours are subject to availability. All park rules and regulations apply. 

    Ages 3 & Up $29.00