Instructional Field Experiences

About the Program

Bring your school group to SeaWorld® to learn about our wonderful creatures during park operational days. You'll also attend special animal presentations designed specifically for education groups. Bring your own lunch and your group can enjoy a picnic between our enlightening shows. This program is designed to for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5.


Instructional Field Experiences are aligned with National Science Standards and the following Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills:

  • K.4 A, B; K.9 A, B; K.10 A, B
  • 1.9 A, B, C; 1.10 A, C
  • 2.9 A, B, C; 2.10 A, C
  • 3.9 A, B, C; 3.10 A, B, C
  • 4.9 A, B; 4.10 A, B
  • 5.9 A, B, C; 5.10 A, B


Instructional Field Experiences are available on these select weekdays in 2017. 

March 30, 31

April 6, 7, 13, 20, 21, 27, 28

May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26

Call our Contact Center at 210-520-4SEA (210-520-4732) for availability and to make your reservation.

 Sample Itinerary

Instructional Field Experiences run from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM. During your half-day program visit, you class may experience:

  • Penguins at Penguin Encounter®
  • Alligators at Alligator Alley
  • Animals from around the world at the Animal Conservation and Connection Center.
  • Lunch at Ports of Call Picnic Pavilion
  • Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins at our brand new Discovery Point
  • Sea Lions at Pacific Point Preserve
  • Educational presentations at Beluga and Sea Lion stadium and Shamu Theater


  • $8 per student
  • For every 3 students, one adult is allowed the $8 student rate
  • Adults over the 3:1 ratio pay $25

Passes will be accepted for any teachers, students or chaperones. More information on this will be in the confirmation material upon booking the program.

Stay and Play

Groups want to stay and play in the park after 1:30 P.M. can purchase an All-Day-Play pass in addition to their IFE ticket for $25.