Animal Experiences

Animal Tours & In-Water Programs

  • Beluga Interaction Program SeaWorld San Diego

    Beluga Interaction Program

    Meet the gentle beluga whale in the waters of their naturalistic habitat, and learn why their cheery calls have nicknamed them “the canary of the sea.”

  • Beluga and Walrus Encounter at SeaWorld San Diego

    Beluga and Walrus Encounter- NEW

    Ever dream of interacting with a beluga whale or walrus? Discover what makes animals from the coldest areas of the planet amazing in this unique interactive behind-the-scenes encounter.

  • Family Adventure Tour at SeaWorld San Diego

    Family Adventure Tour - NEW

    Begin an adventure where your kids will play to learn about some of the curious animals that call SeaWorld home. You and your family will visit Explorer’s Reef, meet bat rays, interact with moon jelly fish, and connect with our dolphins all before the park opens.

  • Flamingo Encounter at SeaWorld San Diego

    Flamingo Encounter- NEW

    Want to mingle with our flamingos? Come face-to-feather with these beautiful birds as you step inside their habitat.

  • Killer whale

    Killer Whales Up-Close Tour

    Want to get up-close to the most amazing ocean ambassador? Find yourself face-to-face with SeaWorld’s orcas on this unforgettable 45-minute tour.

  • Sea Otter Encounter at SeaWorld San Diego

    Sea Otter Encounter - NEW

    What do sea otters eat for breakfast? Join us, before the park opens, to find out! These fun and lively animals are sure to put a smile on your face first thing in the morning.

  • Seal and Sea Lion Encounter at SeaWorld San Diego

    Seal and Sea Lion Encounter - NEW

    Are you ready to meet some four-flippered friends? Go behind-the-scenes at Sea Lion Point and have an up-close encounter with one.

  • Swim with Dolphins SeaWorld San Diego

    Dolphin Interaction Program

    One of the best places to swim with dolphins in California is right here at SeaWorld San Diego, where you can share an unforgettable interaction.

  • Dolphin Encounter

    If you love dolphins as much as we do, join us for this exclusive trainer-guided, poolside opportunity to meet, feed and learn to communicate with dolphins.

  • Penguin Tour Interaction

    Penguins Up Close Tour

    Don’t miss your chance to chill out with the coolest birds at SeaWorld.

  • Private Tours

    VIP Private Tours

    If you love animals, shows, rides or love them all, book one of these immersive VIP tours. Each includes a 2-Day Ticket to SeaWorld San Diego.

  • Orca VR

    Orca 360 Virtual Reality Experience

    DeepSEE™ VR: Orca 360 is a new virtual reality experience that takes guests on an up-close expedition with Orcas like never before.