Rough-Toothed Dolphin Swim Adventure

Gulf World is the only place nationwide where you can swim with a rough-toothed dolphin! You’ll experience the power and playfulness of this amazing marine mammal in waist to chest-deep water. A professional photographer will take photos that you can purchase in the Photo Department.

  • Participants (54 inches and above) $190 regular price.
  • Participants must be less than 250lbs
  • Participants (42 inches to 53 inches) $190 regular price– must be accompanied in the water by a paying participant 18 yrs + (one-on-one)
  • See pricing on booking calendar. Discounted rates on specific days.
  • Behaviors: Belly Ride, Handshake, Hand Target, Hug and Caresses and Various Activities.
  • All photos included average of 20 digital photos 
  • 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.
Not Included
  • Swimsuit and towels.
  • Food and beverages.
  • Transportation.
Observer Rules
  • Due to limited space, only one paid observer per swimmer over 18 is allowed. Observers are required to pay for general admission plus a $5 observer fee. Swimmers under 18 may have one complimentary observer with the option to pay $5 for one extra observer.
  • Observers are required to pay regular admission fees.
  • You must arrive 1 hour prior to  your scheduled swim time, and account for high season traffic. Programs that have to be rescheduled will be charged a $25 fee per participant.
  • Anyone that has any medical restrictions, special needs, prosthetics, or pacemakers is required to call 850-234-5271 to make your reservation.
  • Participants must be at least 54 inches tall to do program by themselves.
  • Participants 42 inches tall to 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 the check-in desk.
  • 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 -- we recommend wearing your swimsuit under clothes.
Additional Information
  • The use of life vests is required in all water programs
  • This a a shared/group activity with up to 4 other people.
  • Please do not leave children unattended.
  • Please leave valuables at home. Limited lockers are available.
  • Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and non-refundable unless cancelled by Gulf World.
  • Availability: every day Gulf World Marine Park is open (weather permitting)

WATCH A VIDEO about this unusual species!