Swim Journey

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*Available seasonally.

Gulf World is the only facility in the world where guests can interact with a rough-toothed dolphin and a bottlenose dolphin! This is available exclusively in our newest interactive program, Swim Journey! Duration: approx. 30 min shared time with a group

Rates
  • Participants (48 inches and above) $149
  • Participants (42 inches to 47 inches) $129 – must be accompanied in the water by a paying participant 18 yrs + (one on one.) (Younger children will do alternate behaviors if necessary in the case that the deep water behaviors cannot be completed.
Includes
  • Behaviors: Kiss, Hand target, Handshake with both animals, Double Dorsal, Mimics and High energy
  • An all day admission to Gulf World  is included with your ‘Swim With a Dolphin’ encounter. Please set aside extra time to explore the park.
Not Included
  • Swimsuit and towels.
  • Photos of your experience with dolphins.
  • Food and beverage.
  • Transportation.
Observer Rules
  • 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 observer fee. Swimmers under 18 may have one complimentary observer, with the option to pay $5  for 1 extra observer.
  • Observers are required to pay regular admission fees.
  • No cameras are allowed.
Requirements
  • Due to the fact that there is no platform in this habitat, participants must be able to comfortably tread water for 30 min.
  • Participants must be at least 48 inches tall to do program by themselves.
  • Participants 42 inches tall - 47 inches tall must be accompanied in the water by a paying program participant 18 or older one on one.
  • Participants will be measured before participating in program at check in.
  • No jewelry is allowed to be worn during the program for the safety of the animals.
  • Expectant mothers are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Participants must be able to speak and understand English.
  • Participants must be free of open wounds and show no signs of illness.
  • No refunds will be given unless cancelled by Gulf World.
  • Bring your swimsuit and towel (recommended wearing suit under clothes)
Additional Information
  • Participants must be able to speak and understand English.
  • Participants must be free of open wounds and show no signs of illness.
  • No refunds will be given unless cancelled by Gulf World.
  • Bring your swimsuit and towel (recommended wearing suit under clothes)
  • Professional prints or CD may be purchased after the encounter in the Photography Center.
  • Availability: every day Gulf World Marine Park is open (weather permitting)
  • 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 fee per participant.
  • Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and non-refundable unless cancelled by Gulf World.

Swim Journey

Gulf World is the only facility in the world where guests can interact with a rough-toothed dolphin and a bottlenose dolphin! This is available exclusively in our newest interactive program, Swim Journey!

Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and non-refundable unless cancelled by Gulf World.

Book Online!