Dolphin Trainer for a Day

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Reasons they will it

  • Tour of Dolphin Bay
  • Learn how to train animals
  • Seal meet and greet
  • Sea World entry not included
  • Polar Bear Shores educational lesson
  • Souvenir photo included

Know someone who has always wanted to know what it's like to be a dolphin trainer? Well, now you can send them to make this dream come true with Sea World's Trainer for a Day program.

This experience will see them learn how the trainers at Sea World look after and train dolphins - one of the world's most amazing marine animals. An epic experience that is guaranteed to make some memories, this is perfect for any and all occasions!

Each experience is unique based upon the guests, trainers and animals.

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Important stuff


  • A tour of Dolphin Bay with a Marine Mammal trainer, who will introduce you to some of the animals you will be working with that day
  • An educational lesson where you will learn about the park's role in rescuing and caring for stranded marine mammals
  • A tutorial on how to train animals, in particular dolphins
  • A thirty minute lunch break
  • A Seal Meet and Greet
  • A Polar Bear Shores educational lesson
  • An experience of a lifetime as part of a group in-water encounter at Dolphin Bay
  • A souvenir photo


  • Entry to Sea World is NOT included and MUST be purchased separately. Participants arriving without an entry ticket for general admission will not be able to participate in the Animal Adventure Program booked. Admission can be purchased on the day, however it is recommended that you pre-purchase your entry to avoid waiting in line and missing your Animal Adventure


  • Program commences at 10am and the duration is 4 hours and 30 minutes, you will be in the water for 20 minutes. Trainer for a Day program is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only. You must check in at Animal Adventures inside Sea World at least 1 hour prior to the program


  • Sea World, Sea World Drive, Main Beach

What To Bring

  • Swimwear must be worn underneath wet suits or rash vests and board shorts

Terms And Conditions

  • Participants in Sea World Animal Adventures are only available to Sea World guests, and only on the day of their visit. PLEASE NOTE: General admission to Sea World is an additional cost and is not included in the price of participating in Animal Adventures programs
  • Participants acknowledge that they will be entering an environment housing animals. Whilst Sea World takes all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff, participants should be aware that close encounters with animals will always involve a degree of unpredictability, where quick reaction and strict attention to directions from staff are essential
  • Participants release Sea World to the full extent permitted by law from any claim for personal injury, loss or damage arising from their participation in Animal Adventure programs. Participants agree to comply with all lawful directions that Sea World makes in respect of their participation
  • Certain criteria must be met in order to participate in each of the Animal Adventures programs. They are strictly enforced to ensure the safety of our guest, staff and animals. All participation is subject to final assessment by the Marine Sciences staff member at the time of attendance. If at any time prior to the program or during the program a participant is assessed by the staff as not being able to fulfil the criteria, they will be directed to leave the program. No refund will be given [subject to any requirements at law to the contrary]
  • Availability, start times, duration times, number of participants, selection criteria and all other conditions and/or relevant information are subject to change without notice
  • Animal Adventure booking is non-refundable and non-transferable

Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions listed to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

Misc 5

  • Participants must be 14 years of age or over
  • Participants must be competent swimmers/able to swim unaided
  • Participants must be able to speak and/or understand English, or have a translator participate in the program with them. There are no complimentary programs for translators. Persons acting as a translator must advise staff at the start of the program. Translators must satisfy all criteria
  • Participants must have controlled motor movement
  • Guests are not permitted to wear any visible jewellery of any type including necklaces, bracelets, ear rings, body piercings, religious and cultural ornamentation, hair clips and pins (other than a single hair band), unless it is unable to be removed then it has to be taped
  • Participants must wear closed-in footwear
  • Participants must follow directions quickly to the satisfaction of staff
  • Participants must be able to quickly exit the pool area unassisted
  • Based on medical advice, participants must not be pregnant
  • Participants must not have any open cuts or infections
  • Guests with disabilities are asked to call directly to determine suitability to participate in the Animal Adventures programs. Please note a limited number of special needs programs are available for people with disabilities that otherwise prohibit them from participating

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