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.

    Guest (must be 48 in. tall) $125.00 /ea.
  • Penguin Encounter

    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

  • 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 $28.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 4-9) $28.00 /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 $28.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $28.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Rescue Tour

    Rescue Tour

    Go behind-the-scenes, and meet rescued dolphins and other animals cared for by SeaWorld.

    • 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 $65.00
  • Dolphin Encounter

    Dolphin encounter

    Have an upclose encounter with Bottlenose dolphins

    • Meet some of SeaWorld's dolphins and have a chance to feed them
    • Learn how dolphins and trainers interact
    • This tour takes place on dry land. There is no in-water interaction

    Key Points to Note:

    • Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended
    • Non transferrable
    • Dates, program, prices and fees are subject to change without notice

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Cancellations 48 hours before your reservation will result in a full refund
    • Cancellations within 48 hours of your reservation will not be refunded
    • All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability
    • Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; program will still be offered except in the event of lightning
    Ages 3 & Up $30.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lion Tour

    Sea Lion tour

    Go backstage at Sea Lion Shallows for an upclose look at amazing marine mammals

    • Get upclose to California sea lions
    • The tour also includes reserved show seating at Sea Lion High

    The Sea Lion Tour is a 60 minute walking tour. Reservations are strongly recommended. At no time will guests board a tram or any other vehicle. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Admission is not included, but is required to participate. This program is recommended for guests ages 8 or older. Reservation cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or total payment will be forfeited.

    Adult $28.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $28.00 /ea.
  • SeaWorld Behind the Scenes Tour

    Behind the scenes tour

    Go behind the scenes for an upclose view of amazing animals and marine mammals

    • Feed stingrays, touch a shark, and learn about how we care for the animals at SeaWorld
    Adult $15.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $15.00 /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.