Animal Encounters, Tours and Experiences

Animal Experiences

  • Dolphin Encounter

    Dolphin encounter

    Have an up-close encounter with Bottlenose dolphins

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin at 5 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in is at the Guest Reservation Grotto at Discovery Point
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    Ages 3+ $35.00 /ea.
  • Shark Tour

    Shark Tour

    Separate fact from fiction as you explore the incredible diversity and design of sharks. Dare to peer down into our 450,000-gallon aquarium to discover how we care for these perfect predators.

    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in is in front of Explorer’s Reef at the “Shark Tour” sign.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • 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 .Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $10.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Whale Tour

    Beluga tour

    Go backstage at Beluga Theater for an up-close look at amazing marine mammals

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin 15 minutes prior to the reservation time at the Beluga Tour sign. (to the left of Beluga Theater)
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled. 
    • SeaWorld park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • 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 and you may not be able to join.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 10+ $45.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $45.00 /ea.
  • Penguin Tour

    Rockhopper Penguins

    Go backstage at Penguin Encounter for an up-close look at this amazing species

    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in inside the entrance to the Penguin Encounter
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • SeaWorld park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • 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 Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Ages 10+ $45.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $45.00 /ea.
  • Killer Whale Tour

    Killer Whale Tour

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

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in at the Killer Whale Tour sign (to the left of Orca Theater)
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • SeaWorld admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 10+ $60.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $60.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Tour

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    View and learn all about dolphins on this tour

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in at the Dolphin Tour sign (to the right of Orca Theater)
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • SeaWorld admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 10+ $55.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $55.00 /ea.
    Infant $0.00 /ea.
  • Penguin Interaction

    Penguin Encounter

    Join us and enjoy the show as our penguins waddle and swim among the rocky cliffs and icy water of this wonderfully realistic habitat.

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks. Due to safety restrictions all participants must be at least 48” tall.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in inside the entrance to the Penguin Encounter
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • 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 Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (Must be 48" Tall) $99.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lion Tour

    Sea Lion tour

    Get up-close and personal with happy-go-lucky sea lions, enjoy a meet-and-greet with one of them, and learn about these delightful animals from the trainers who get to work with them every day.

    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check at the entrance to Pacific Point Preserve
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • SeaWorld admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions please call 210-523-3608
    Ages 10+ $45.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $45.00 /ea.
  • In-Water Sea Lion Interaction

    Sea Lion Swim

    Wade into water with Sea Lions at Discovery Point's Sea Lion Shallows

    • All In-Water Sea Lion Interaction participants must be at least 48 inches tall to enter the water.
    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. Observer tickets can be purchased at check-in with Discovery Point.
    • Check-in will begin at Discovery Point 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late, you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • In-Water Beluga Interaction

    Beluga Swim

    Wade into water with Beluga Whales at Discovery Point's Beluga Bay

    • All In-Water Beluga Interaction participants must be at least 48 inches tall to enter the water.
    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. Observer tickets can be purchased at check-in with Discovery Point.
    • Check-in will begin at Discovery Point 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • In-Water Dolphin Interaction

    Dolphin with Group

    Wade into water with Dolphins at Discovery Point's Dolphin Lagoon

    • All In-Water Dolphin Interaction participants must be at least 60 inches tall to enter the water.
    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin at Discovery Point 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608

     

    Guest (must be 60 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • In-Water Dolphin Beach Interaction

    Dolphin Beach

    Get your feet wet and come play along with our bottlenose dolphin family in a whole new way.

    • All In-Water Dolphin Beach Interaction participants must be at least 48 inches tall to enter the water.
    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks. 
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Observer tickets for Interactions at Dolphin Lagoon can be purchased at check-in with Discovery Point.
    • Check-in will begin at Discovery Point 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608

     

    Prices Starting at
    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $109.00 /ea.
  • Ultimate Animal Experience

    Beluga Swim

    A must for animal lovers, this all-day experience brings together a collection of experiences found nowhere else in Texas. Learn about the basics of animal training and care at SeaWorld while connecting with sea lions, beluga whales, bottlenose dolphins, a penguin, and a shark!

    • This tour will meet at the SeaWorld Employee Entrance, Gate 4, located off of W. Military Drive. For directions, please click here.
    • All participants must be at least 48” tall to participate in the Beluga Interaction Program.
    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks. Due to safety restrictions all participants must be at least 48” tall.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • 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 .Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608.
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $350.00 /ea.
  • Animal Ambassador Tour

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    Visit our Animal Ambassador team and the exotic and rescued animals they care for, plus hear some of the incredible stories of rescue and conservation that these animals represent every day!

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in is at the Games Center near to the entrance of The Great White
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    General Admission $15.00 /ea.
  • Family Adventure Tour

    Family Adventure

    Begin an adventure where your kids will play to learn about some of the curious animals that call SeaWorld home. Enjoy SeaWorld away from the crowds and have an exclusive experience with your family. This tour is recommended for families with children under the age 7.

    During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.

    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • 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. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making 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 with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late, you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Ages 10+ $80.00 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $80.00 /ea.