Stingray Interactive Program

Stingray Interactive Program

Man Snorkeling with Stingray at Gulf World Marine Park

The stingray interactive program allows guests to swim alongside three species of stingrays: Cownose, Atlantic 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.

Snorkel gear is not provided by Gulf World and is not required to do the program. However you are welcomed to use your own snorkel gear or goggles.

Includes: cradle, hug, feeding, playing with enrichment toys and free time in the water.

  • Price: $60 per person regular price.
  • Guests must be 48 inches tall to participate in the program
  • Stingray Behaviors: free swim 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.
  • Snorkel gear, due 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.