Due to weather conditions, SeaWorld San Diego will be closed today, Friday, Jan. 20.

Dolphin Encounter

SeaWorld’s incredible Dolphin Encounter allows you to touch and feed bottlenose dolphins and learn hand signals used to communicate with them. This exclusive trainer-guided encounter brings you close to dolphins without getting into the water.

Dolphin Encounter includes:
  • Trainer led poolside interaction with bottlenose dolphins where you are guaranteed to touch, feed and train our dolphins

  • Program Details:
  • A SeaWorld admission ticket is required and is not included in the program price
  • 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).
  • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction
  • Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended
  • Photographers will be available during the interaction with photos available afterwards for an additional fee
  • Dates, program, prices and fees are subject to change without notice

  • 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
  • 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
  • Even though you aren’t in the water, you still might get a little wet! Wear clothes you don’t mind possibly getting splashed in.