Sloth at SeaWorld San Diego

Sloth Encounter

Up your selfie game with a #Slothie on this one-of-a-kind encounter with a two-toed sloth! Animal experts will share their knowledge of these sweet animals.

During this 15-20 minute encounter, you'll go behind the scenes at Dolphin Amphitheater for an up-close experience with SeaWorld's very own two-toed sloths. Animal experts will share their knowledge and experience of caring for these animals and you will have the opportunity to take a #Slothie (Sloth selfie).

Reservation includes the Sloth Encounter program for two (2) guests 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.


For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible experience:

  • Please check in for your Sloth Encounter at the Sloth Interaction Check-In near Dolphin Amphitheater at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
  • Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. Participants must be 6 years old and accompanied by paid adult participant.
  • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
  • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged, however SeaWorld ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your encounter.
  • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.
  • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their encounter.
  • Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. 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 without notice.
  • 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.
  • Sloth Encounter

    Sloth Encounter

    Up your selfie game with a #Slothie on this one of a kind 15-20 minute encounter for two guests with SeaWorld’s two-toed sloths! Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    Select (1) Encounter which includes two guests. You may pay to add up to 2 additional guests at check-in.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon A behind the scenes visit at Dolphin Amphitheater for an encounter with SeaWorld's very own two-toed sloths
    • Checkbox Selected Icon An up-close opportunity to take a #slothie (Sloth selfie)
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Animal experts will share their knowledge and experience of caring for these animals

    Reservation price is shown for two (2) guests. For parties of more than two guests, up to 2 additional reservations may be purchased on the day of your reservation at the Sloth Interaction Check-In near Dolphin Amphitheater or the front of the park. 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.


    For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible experience:

    • Please check in for your Sloth Encounter at the Sloth Interaction Check-In near Dolphin Amphitheater at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
    • Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. Participants must be 6 years old and accompanied by paid adult participant.
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
    • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged, however SeaWorld ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your encounter.
    • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.
    • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their encounter.
    • Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. 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 without notice.
    • 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.
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices starting at
    Encounter $100.00 /ea.