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.
The Dolphin Interaction Program is temporarily unavailable.

Discover ways we’ve learned to communicate with dolphins through encouragement-based training and the universal language of play.

The Dolphin Interaction program is available select dates and times. Please select the calendar in the product below to view availability.

Dolphin Interactions

  • Dolphin Interaction

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    For dolphin lovers, this in-water experience allows you to meet, touch and feed dolphins in their own environment. Discover ways we’ve learned to communicate with dolphins through encouragement-based training and the universal language of play.
    For the safety of our Guests, Park Ambassadors and our Animals, SeaWorld has taken extra steps to ensure your tour experience is safe and worry free:

    • Groups will be limited in size, keeping reservation groups together and socially distanced from other groups on the program.
    All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the program.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Animal Trainers introduce small groups of guests to amazing bottlenose dolphins
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Wade into the waters and get to know these marine mammals through touching, feeding and play
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Participants must be at least 50” or taller.
    Reservation includes the Dolphin Interaction Program 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 12 guests. Overall program includes a trainer led-in water orientation and dolphin interaction; program lasts approximately 60 minutes and the in-water interaction portion lasts approximately 20 minutes, subject to change. Reservation includes a souvenir towel. Participants must be at least 50 inches or taller, and in good health & physical condition. Participants under the age of 10 years MUST be accompanied by a paying adult. Swimming is not part of the program but participants should be comfortable in waist/chest deep water. All participants, or legal guardian, will be required to sign a liability release form before beginning the program. Participants will be required to wear a SeaWorld-issued wet suit with booties during the in-park interaction. Participants must bring a swimsuit and must remove all jewelry prior to entering the water. A shower facility with lockers, soap shampoo, hair dryers and personal lockers is available for the duration of the interaction. 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. Cancellation Policy: cancellations 45 days or more before your reservation date will result in a full refund; cancellations 30-44 days before your reservation date will include a $10 fee per participant with the balance refunded; cancellations 8-29 days before your reservation date will result in half of your reservation being refunded; cancellations within 7 days of your reservation date will not be refunded. 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 logged in with Pass Member account.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (50" or taller) $169.00 /ea.