Dolphin Interaction Program

SeaWorld’s amazing Dolphin Interaction Program provides an unforgettable in-water animal experience where you, along with other park guests, meet, touch and feed dolphins as trainers teach you to communicate with them using hand signals and the universal language of play.

Dolphin Interaction includes:
  • Trainer led in-water orientation and dolphin interaction
  • SeaWorld provided wet suit and booties for in-water interaction
  • Shower facility with provided soap, shampoo, hair dryers and a personal locker
  • Souvenir towel


  • Program Details:
  • SeaWorld San Diego admission ticket is required and not included in the Dolphin Interaction Program price
  • Participants must be at least 10 years of age, taller than 48 inches, and in good health
  • All participants, or a legal guardian, will be required to sign a liability release form before beginning the program
  • Swimming is not part of the program but participants should be comfortable in waist/chest deep water
  • Overall program lasts about 60 minutes and is subject to change
  • In-water interaction lasts approximately 20 minutes
  • Participants will be required to wear a SeaWorld issued wet suit with booties during the in-water interaction
  • Participants must bring a swimsuit
  • Participants must remove all jewelry prior to entering the water
  • No smoking is permitted at any time during the interaction
  • Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended
  • Locker room and showers are available for the duration of the interaction
  • Photographers will be available during the in-water interaction with photos available afterwards for an additional fee
  • Dates, program, prices and fees are subject to change without notice


  • 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
  • All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability
  • Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; program will still be offered except in the event of lightning
  • Book your interaction with a friend or family member for the best experience and memories you can share forever.