Dolphin Encounter

For animal lovers who want an even more immersive experience, SeaWorld’s Dolphin Encounter can be a dream come true. Guests will have the opportunity to touch, feed and learn hand signals that are used to communicate with bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Cove®. This exclusive trainer-guided encounter brings you close to dolphins without getting into the water. 

Reservations start at $60.00*

  • Overall program lasts between 15 and 20 minutes (and is subject to change).
  • Offered on both park operating and non-operating days.
  • Children over 48" tall may participate without an adult.
  • Children less than 48” tall MUST be accompanied by a paid adult participant.
  • Children under 3 can be present but MAY NOT PARTICIPATE in the program.
  • No loose jewelry, sunglasses, or smoking is permitted during the interaction.  
  • Subject to capacity limitations. Advanced reservations are recommended.
  • *Pricing and availability is subject to change without notice.
  • Cancellations up to 48 hours before your reservation will be fully refunded.
  • No refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of the program or afterwards.
  • Program is subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability.
  • Program will not be cancelled due to inclement weather; program will be offered except in the event of lightning.
  • SeaWorld park admission is required but not included.