Animal Experiences

Animal Interactions

  • Dolphin Encounter

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    Spend up-close time with bottlenose dolphins during this trainer-led, poolside encounter.

    • Opportunity to touch & feed bottlenose dolphins.
    • Learn different hand signals used to communicate with these intelligent animals.
    • Participant must be at least 48" tall or accompanied by a paid adult participant.
    Reservation includes the Dolphin Encounter 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. Overall program lasts between 10 to 15 minutes and is subject to change. Participants must be at least 48 inches tall (or accompanied by a paid adult participant). Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.  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 48 hours before your reservation will result in a full refund; cancellations within 48 hours of your reservation 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 booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (48" Tall) $65.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Interaction

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    For dolphin lovers, this in-water experience allows you to meet, touch & feed dolphins in their own environment.

    • Opportunity to interact directly with dolphins in the water to feed & touch the animals.
    • Learn different hand signals used to communicate with these intelligent mammals.
    • Participant must be at least 10 years of age and taller than 48".
    • For reservations during the month of October, please select the "Kids Free" option below to book.
    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. 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 10 years of age, taller than 48 inches, and in good health & physical condition. 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 booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 10+) $215.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Interaction - Kids FREE Reservation in October

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    For dolphin lovers, this in-water experience allows you to meet, touch & feed dolphins in their own environment. Kids (ages 10-12) get a FREE Dolphin Interaction program reservation with each paid adult reservation in October 2017. This product requires a 1:1 ratio of Paid Adult to Free Child items to be added to the cart to receive the offer.

    • Opportunity to interact directly with dolphins in the water to feed & touch the animals.
    • Learn different hand signals used to communicate with these intelligent mammals.
    • Participant must be at least 10 years of age and taller than 48".
    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. 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 10 years of age, taller than 48 inches, and in good health & physical condition. 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 booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Age 12+) $215.00 /ea.
    Free Child (Age 10-12) $215.00 $0.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Interaction

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    This rare opportunity allows you to enter the chilly Arctic waters to interact with white beluga whales.

    • Interact directly with white beluga whales in their environment to touch & feed the animals.
    • Learn unique trainer techniques that they use to communicate with the warm-hearted mammals.
    • Participant must be at least 10 years of age and taller than 48".
    • For reservations during the month of October, please select the "Kids Free" option below to book.
    Reservation includes the Beluga 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. Overall program includes a trainer led-in water orientation and beluga 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 10 years of age, taller than 48 inches, and in good health & physical condition. 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 booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 10+) $180.00 /ea.
  • Beluga Interaction - Kids FREE Reservation in October

    Product Image Beluga Interaction

    This rare opportunity allows you to enter the chilly Arctic waters to interact with white beluga whales. Kids (ages 10-12) get a FREE Beluga Interaction program reservation with each paid adult reservation in October 2017. This product requires a 1:1 ratio of Paid Adult to Free Child items to be added to the cart to receive the offer.

    • Interact directly with white beluga whales in their environment to touch & feed the animals.
    • Learn unique trainer techniques that they use to communicate with the warm-hearted mammals.
    • Participant must be at least 10 years of age and taller than 48".
    Reservation includes the Beluga 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. Overall program includes a trainer led-in water orientation and beluga 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 10 years of age, taller than 48 inches, and in good health & physical condition. 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 booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Age 12+) $180.00 /ea.
    Free Child (Age 10-12) $180.00 $0.00 /ea.

Animal Tours

  • Killer Whales Up-Close Tour - NEW

    Killer Whale Tour

    Find yourself face-to-face with majestic orcas on this unforgettable experience to get closer than ever before.

    • Take part in a walking tour where you'll get a personal session with our animal behaviorists as they share personal stories, unique facts and discuss the lives of orcas at SeaWorld.
    • Enjoy a photo opportunity that you'll never forget.
    • Become inspired to conserve our ocean habitats and help save these animals from the challenges they face in the wild.
    • Children under age 14 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. Program includes a guided 45-minute walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. 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 3+) $79.00 /ea.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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    Learn all about how we care for our animals and what happens behind-the-scenes at SeaWorld.

    • Take a one-hour walking tour with an expert guide to learn fascinating facts about our commitment to wildlife.
    • Get a behind-the-scenes look at our Animal Care Center and Aquarium Lab to interact with jellies and cleaner shrimp.
    • Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant.
    Reservation includes the Behind-The-Scnes Tour 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. $2 of your tour admission will be donated to the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to support conservation projects around the world. Program includes a guided one hour walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations for the tour are requested to provide two (2) weeks notice of their need for accommodation. SeaWorld will attempt to satisfy requests received less than two (2) weeks in advance, to the extent it can do so within the time provided. Please visit the Contact Us page on our website to submit your request. 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
    Adult $24.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $18.00 /ea.
    Infant $0.00 /ea.
  • Penguins Up-Close Tour

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    Venture behind-the-scenes of Penguin Encounter for the exclusive opportunity to come face-to-beak with a penguin.

    • Visit inside Penguin Encounter then take a behind-the-scenes tour to have an up-close interaction with a penguin.
    • Animal experts share their experiences in caring for these unique animals and the challenges they face in the wild.
    • Participant must be at least 6 years of age to participate. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant.
    Reservation includes the Penguins Up-Close Tour 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. Program includes a guided one hour walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Participants must be 6 years of age and older to participate. Children under age 14 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. 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
    Adult $50.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 6-9) $44.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lions Up-Close Tour

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    If you're silly for sea lions, join us on this unique tour experience and make some four-flippered friends.

    • Go behind-the-scenes at Animal Care Center to learn about how we care for rescued seals & sea lions.
    • Get up-close to a charismatic sea lion or seal at Sea Lion Point.
    • Participant must be at least 6 years of age to participate. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant.
    Reservation includes the Sea Lions 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. Program includes a guided one hour walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Participants must be 6 years of age and older to participate. Children under age 14 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. 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
    Adult $50.00 /ea.
    Child (Ages 6-9) $44.00 /ea.