Joyful poolside dolphin encounter great for kids & adults
Great way to interact with dolphins without getting in water
Interaction with dolphins through games & gentle touching
Playful nature & curiosity that brings the mammals to you
Includes admission to Gulf World by Dolphin Discovery
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Meet N Greet with dolphins (15 minutes)
Dolphin behaviors: kiss and handshake
Use of facilities: lockers, showers, restrooms
Admission to Gulf World (includes all shows and exhibits)
Food and beverages
Transportation to and from your hotel
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Masks required
- Vehicles and venues disinfected
- Personal safety equipment
Know Before You Book
You must be 2 or older.
You must be at least 38 inches (97 cm) tall.
Maximum group size is 10 people.
Friends and family are welcome to observe but must pay the admission price.
If you are pregnant, you may not take part.
Due to limited space, only 1 paid observer per swimmer over 18 is allowed. Observers are required to pay regular admission fee plus a 5 USD observer fee. Swimmers under 18 may have one complimentary observer, with the option to pay 5 for 1 extra observer.
Please arrive at least 30 min before your scheduled swim time and account for high season traffic. Programs that have to be rescheduled will be charged a 25 USD fee per participant.
What you can expect
A dolphin meet-and-greet is a must-do during any trip to Florida, and Gulf World Marine Park is the perfect place to enjoy this joyful encounter. Treat the whole family to a memorable afternoon in the company of dolphins and leave with smiling faces.
Arrive at the park and let a friendly trainer introduce you to a group of friendly dolphins in a spacious habitat. Sit poolside and enjoy interacting with the jubilant mammals through touching, nudging, and even singing with them. Feel their soft, slippery skin and watch as their curious nature brings them right up to your feet.
This encounter lets you enjoy being up close with dolphins even if swimming isn't for you. Experience these animals' playful nature from the safety and comfort of the side of the sanctuary, and let them warm your heart with their movements, touch, and playful noises. Leave with happy memories that won't fade any time soon.
Your dolphin program includes general admission to Gulf World Marine Park. Shows include:
- Sea Lion and Rough-toothed Dolphin Show.
- Dolphin Educational Show.
- Feathers & Friends Show.
- Shark and Turtle Feeding.
- Stingray touch pool.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Temperature checks available
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
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