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Trainer for a Day

Trainer for a Day

Trainer for a Day

Can’t decide which are your favorite – African penguins, beluga whales, harbor seals, or California sea lions?  Meet them all when you enjoy a day in the life of a marine mammal trainer!  During this 3.5-hour program, you’ll go behind the scenes and get a glimpse of what goes into animal care through hands-on training sessions.

  • Encounter available for a maximum of 2 participants. All participants must be ticketed.
  • No flip-flops, open back, open toe, or high-heeled shoes. Sneakers are recommended. Please be advised that feet may get wet.
  • This experience takes place in an area where photography is not permitted. photos will be available for purchase from our Magic Memories team.
  • Must be at least 12 years of age to participate.
  • Seasonal availability.
  • Please Note: Due to the nature of this program and safety protocols in place, animal interactions may vary.
  • Waiver must be completed before participating (a link will be provided in the confirmation email).

Cost: $600 per person for non-members (Aquarium admission included)
$550 per person for Aquarium members 

Duration: 3.5 hours