Earn Your SeaWorld Expert Explorer PinPick up your SeaWorld Inside Look Event Map and Stamp Page at different animal exhibits inside the park. Then collect stamps by visiting Inside Look event locations throughout SeaWorld. After you have collected 6 stamps, visit The SeaWorld Store to receive your unique 2019 Expert Explorer Pin.
Available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.
Digital Explorer's Guide DownloadGo green and download your digital booklet copy to get an Inside Look into how SeaWorld is turning the park inside out. Plus, complete the stamp page to receive your unique 2019 Expert Explorer Pin.
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How do you play with a 10,000-pound whale? Come and observe Inside Look in a new area this year (Underwater Viewing) where we will be highlighting the various ways behaviorists provide play for our ten Killer Whales.
Each weekend will highlight different aspects of play (interspecies play, Jell-O, enrichment, fish, kelp, and, if you’re lucky, you might get the opportunity to provide a drawing for our whales). Come and experience play with our Killer Whales and see how they respond to you!
LOCATION: Killer Whale Underwater Viewing
TIMES: 11:15 a.m., 4:15 p.m.
Come see our sea lions and otters play with toys, socialize in large groups or play in the water with their trainers.
Known for their antics and expert moves, sea lions and otters' behaviors are carefully reinforced through a positive reward system. This year, learn how they socialize in large groups, see them play in the water with their trainers and fundamentally have a lot of fun.
LOCATION: Sea Lion & Otter Amphitheater
TIMES: 11 a.m., 3:15 p.m.
Dolphins are playful and social animals. Watch how they play with toys and interact with one another. Their perpetual smile, quick movements and incredible agility make dolphins a favorite marine mammal.
You’ll see trainers delve into the importance of various environmental enrichments for dolphins, demonstrate the de-sensitization to a new toy, and how individual animal personalities show through in each dolphin’s choice of toys.
LOCATION: Dolphin Point
TIMES: 10:30 a.m., 3:45 p.m.
Witness the sights and sounds of a penguin rookery, which can be enriching for all!
What does it take to create an Antarctic penguin colony in sunny San Diego?
• A team of professional penguin keepers
• Special habitat, dietary and breeding expertise
• Daily husbandry, rookery development and habitat maintenance
LOCATION: Penguin Encounter
TIMES: 11:45 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
Otters are well known for their playful way of eating! Come watch them enjoy their food and play with their favorite enrichment toys.
SeaWorld’s sea otters were all rescued, deemed non-releasable and play an important role in the future of the species.
LOCATION: Otter Outlook
TIMES: 12:15 p.m., 2 p.m.
Enrichment is a key element to all of our animals at SeaWorld. Watch as our aquarists dive into Turtle Reef to provide enrichment for our impressive sea turtles.
The enrichment is designed to create enriching and variable experiences for our green, loggerhead, and hawksbill sea turtles. You might even get a chance to get a selfie with an underwater aquarist and a sea turtle.
LOCATION: Turtle Reef
TIMES: 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m.