Program Details: The most fun and unique program, designed to exceed all your expectations. Feel the thrill of the foot push. The dolphins will rise you above the water surface by pushing you from the soles of your feet. Fun to the limit! The most fun and unique program, designed to exceed all your expectations. Feel the thrill of the foot push. The dolphins will rise you above the water's surface by pushing you from the soles of your feet. Fun to the limit!
Behaviors: Foot Push, Dorsal Tow, Hand target, Handshake, Hug, Caresses and Various Activities.
- Participants (54 inches and above) $189 regular price
- Participants (48 inches to 53 inches) $149 regular price– 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.
- See pricing on booking calendar. Discounted rates on specific days.
- Behaviors: hand shake, hug, touches, hand target, interaction and animal enrichment
- General admission to Gulf World is included. Enjoy shows, educational chats and explore the indoor and outdoor exhibits home to a variety of animals. See show schedule here.
- Swimsuit and towels.
- Photos of your experience with dolphins.
- Food and beverage.
- 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 or cell phones are allowed.
- Anyone that is handicapped or has any medical restrictions, special needs, prosthetics, or pacemakers is required to contact Gulf World prior to booking. Please email [email protected]
- Participants must be at least 54 inches tall to do program by themselves.
- Participants 48 inches tall - 53 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.
- 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)
- The use of life vests is required.
- No jewelry is allowed to be worn during the program for the safety of the animals.
- At Gulf World may have groups of up to 20 people.
- Please do not leave children unattended.
- Please leave valuables at home. Limited lockers are available.
- Every Swim with a Dolphin encounter is photographed by our professional photographers.
- Professional prints or CD may be purchased after the encounter in the Photography Center.
- No cameras or cell phones are allowed for observers or participants.
- 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.
The most fun and unique program, designed to exceed all your expectations. Feel the thrill of the foot—push. The dolphins will rise you above the water surface by pushing you from the soles of your feet.
*Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and non-refundable unless cancelled by Gulf World Marine Park.
Select a date and time on the calendar to book online!