Stingray Encounter

Wade into a truly unforgettable experience as you meet graceful stingrays in a rare up-close-and-personal encounter. Aquatica™ San Antonio features a safe and family-friendly opportunity to get in the water and come face-to-fin with Cownose stingrays in an exotic setting where you will have the chance to touch, feed and marvel at these amazing animals!

Reservations may be made at the park if capacity allows, but we encourage you to make your reservations now before arriving.

New! Book your Stingray Encounter with Photo Package to receive a professional photographer, two 6x8 photos, and a CD with all the images of your interaction.

Anyone under age 13 must be accompanied by a paid adult. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather.

Ray Feeding

All guests who enter Aquatica™ San Antonio will have the opportunity to see and feed several species of stingrays from the pool's ledge at Ke-Re Reef. Reservations are not necessary for this experience.

Guests enter through zero depth entry, however chairs and wheelchairs are not permitted in the pool.

In order to access Ke-Re Reef in the Stingray Encounter, guests must meet the following criteria:

  • Ability to maintain the proper riding position throughout the ride
  • Control of upper torso – including head and neck
  • Ability to enter and exit the ride without endangering self or others
  • Appropriate observed conduct

Full or braced arm casts, full and lower leg casts, or brace between legs are not permitted. Pad recommended for wrist or forearm casts. Pad required if exposed metal on prosthetic devices.


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