This unique event will take you behind the scenes and give you an inside look into what it takes to maintain a premier zoological institution like SeaWorld Orlando. Have you ever wondered what it takes to be on the SeaWorld Rescue Team? Curious to see what the topside of a shark aquarium looks like? Hear and see, firsthand, what goes into providing world-class animal care from the people who do it every day.
Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 9 - 17 and is included with park admission.
Animals, caregivers, and activities in each area may differ day to day.
Inside Look Locations:
SeaWorld Rescue Center
Guests can visit the home base of
the SeaWorld Rescue Team and meet and hear from the dedicated veterinarians,
animal care personnel, lab technicians and filtration experts who work around
the clock to deliver life-saving care to animals in need.
Dive Operations at
Manatee Underwater Viewing
SeaWorld’s team of divers has
some of the park’s most challenging and interesting responsibilities. Here,
guests will meet the divers, learn more about the basics of diving, and find
out about some of the little-known secrets of what it takes to be a part of
SeaWorld’s dive team.
Beluga & Seal
Step into the maze of back
hallways that provide service access to the beluga whales and harbor seals that
call Wild Arctic home. Plus, guests can meet the team that spends their days
caring for these incredible animals.
Get a topside view at
Shark Encounter and unlock the mysteries of caring for the sharks and sawfish
in SeaWorld’s 700,000-gallon shark habitat. Guests can visit the medical pool
and learn how a shark receives its an annual physical. They can also observe
the moving walkway used to temporarily divide the exhibit for cleaning and
understand how the sharks are fed. Guests have the opportunity to experience
SeaWorld’s sharks from a vantage point that is very different from the regular
guest view and hear directly from the aquarists who care for these fascinating
creatures. This location is not ADA
Go above the surface, literally,
and discover what it looks like towering over the depths of Manta's main
aquarium. In a location few have ever seen, guests can uncover what goes into
caring for the wide array of fish, rays, sea dragons, live corals, and giant
Pacific octopus that call Manta home. This location is not ADA accessible.
can join the park’s trainers to hear them share their passion for animal care
and learn about training and husbandry techniques with the animals. The Trainer
Talks take place behind-the-scenes at locations throughout the park including Dolphin
Theater, Sea Lion and Otter Theater, and Orca Encounter.