Orca Underwater Viewing at SeaWorld San Diego

Orca Underwater Viewing

See orcas up-close like never before with underwater viewing.

This underwater viewing area outside Orca Encounter gets you up-close to orcas like never before with the opportunity to come face-to-face with these majestic animals. This one-of-a-kind experience is one that the family is sure to never forget as you watch these beautiful animals swim, glide and play in the water right before your eyes.

Get Even Closer With A Behind-The-Scenes Tour

  • Killer Whales Up-Close Tour

    Killer Whale Tour

    Find yourself closer than ever with majestic killer whales on this unforgettable experience. Click here for program details.

    • Checkbox selected Have a face-to-face connection with SeaWorld’s killer whales on this unforgettable 45-minute tour
    • Checkbox selected Join our behaviorists as they share personal stories, unique facts about killer whales and discuss the world-class care and attention they receive every day
    • Checkbox selected Participants must be at least 6 years of age to participate. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant.
    Reservation includes the Killer Whales Up-Close Tour on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of about 20 guests. Program includes a guided 45-minute walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Participants must be 6 years of age and older to participate. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. For the safety of the animals and guests, anyone under the age of 6 (including infants) is not permitted on this tour. Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. No smoking is permitted at any time. Photographers will be available during the interaction with photos available for purchase afterwards for an additional fee. Dates, program, prices and event offerings are subject to change without notice. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; programs will still be offered except in the event of lightning. Cancellations made with less than 24 hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. Pass Member discount is available when booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 6+) $79.00 /ea.