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Trainer For A Day

You can be a Dolphin Trainer for a Day! Get up close and personal with a dolphin as you work side-by-side with one of our trainers.

You will:

  • Prepare for, and participate in, a dolphin presentation.
  • Discover what our dolphins eat, assist in preparing their food, and help feed them.
  • Learn the methods we use to train our dolphins, and put your new skills into practice.
  • Receive your very own "Trainer for a Day" certificate.
  • Make memories that last a lifetime.

You must:

  • Be at least 13 years of age.
  • Be in good physical shape and able to lift 10 pounds.
  • Be able to kneel and stoop for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to traverse narrow rockwork ledges.
  • Know how to swim. (This is not a swim program, but you will be around large pools of water.)
  • Wear closed-toe shoe with a good, non-slippery sole.
  • Wear pants or shorts. (It is suggested that you wear something you do not mind getting wet and dirty.)

To be a trainer, call 361.881.1244 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Offered Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$250 per person. Add an additional person for 50% off, or $125.

Maximum two people per session.


Trainer for a Day using training pole.