Is General Admission included with dolphin encounters?
How long does each dolphin encounter last?
Dolphin encounter times vary based on the program chosen.
Touch & Feed
- Program time: 5 minutes
- Encounter time: 3 minutes
- Program time: 15 minutes
- Encounter time: 10 minutes
- Program time: 40 minutes
- Encounter time: 20 minutes
What should I bring?
- Program time: 50 hours
- Encounter time: 20 + minutes
Guests must bring their own swimsuits and towels. Marineland Dolphin Adventure is an outdoor facility, so we also recommend water sunscreen, especially on hot days. Reef Safe sunscreen may be purchased in the gift shop. Changing facilities are available.Can I wear jewelry?
No. All forms of jewelry are prohibited during dolphin encounters. Participants must remove all jewelry prior to their scheduled encounter.How many guests participate in an encounter at once?
Group sizes vary per program.
Where do I go for my dolphin encounter?
- Touch &Feed: 25 participants
- Dolphin Designs: 4 participants
- Discover Dolphins: 10 participants
- Trainer for a Day: 1 participant
All programs start at the Gift Shop with check-in.When should I arrive for my dolphin encounter?
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your program start time.What happens if I am late for my encounter?
Programs cannot be stalled or stopped for late participants, so we encourage our guests to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their chosen program reservation time.Do I need to purchase a dolphin encounter experience just to watch?
Any guest is welcome to watch the encounter with the purchase of a general admission ticket.Can guests with special needs participate?
Yes. All reservations must be made ahead of time in order for our staff to make appropriate accommodations. Please note your need for specific accommodations in the “Have Special Needs” section when making your reservation.Can you accommodate my size for a wetsuit?
Yes. Wetsuits of all sizes are available.Is parking available?
Yes. Free parking is offered next to the facility.What is included in a General Admission ticket?
A General Admission reservation includes access to the outdoor facility and Neptune park. This includes the sea turtle, sand tiger shark, and dolphin habitats.Can I bring outside food and drinks into the facility?
Food and beverages may be brought in and consumed in appropriate areas. Some beverages and snacks are available in the Gift Shop. Please note that drinking straws are not allowed.Can guests leave and come back?
Yes.Are guests allowed to bring strollers?
Yes.Is smoking allowed?
No. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited throughout the park.