Stingray Interactive Program

Stingray Snorkel

Man Snorkeling with Stingray at Gulf World Marine Park

The stingray snorkel program allows guests to snorkel alongside two species of stingrays: Cownose and Southern. Enter the pool where you can kneel down in the water to touch, feed and interact with these graceful creatures in our new 20,000-gallon indoor habitat.

Guests must provide their own snorkel gear, do to CDC guidelines.

Learn about how stingrays eat, live in the ocean and become acquainted with two species of stingrays, Cownose and Southern.  Includes: cradle, hug, feeding, playing with enrichment toys and free snorkel time.

  • Price: $60 per person regular price.
  • Guests must be 48 inches tall to participate in the program
  • Stingray Behaviors: free snorkel time, cradle and feeding
  • All photos included average of 15 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.
  • Guests must provide their own snorkel gear, do to health guidelines.
  • Food and beverage.
  • Transportation.
Observer Rules
  • This program is in a public area. Observers 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 able to speak and understand English.
  • Participants are required to kneel down in the water on their knees during the program.
  • Participants must be 4 feet tall to participate
  • Participants must be free of open wounds and show no signs of illness.
  • No refunds will be given unless canceled by Gulf World.
  • Bring your swimsuit and towel (recommended wearing the suit under clothes)
Additional Information
  • Please arrive at least 30 min before your scheduled program time and account for high season traffic. Programs that have to be rescheduled will be charged a $25 fee per participant.
  • This program can have groups of up to  6 people.
  • Please do not leave children unattended.
  • Please leave valuables at home. Limited lockers are available.
  • No jewelry is allowed to be worn during the program for the safety of the animals.
  • Availability: every day Gulf World Marine Park is open (weather permitting)

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