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Sea Lion Swim

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Get to Know Our Lovable South American Sea Lions

Get up-close and personal with our lovable South American sea lions in this unique interactive experience on land and in the water. Have a ton of fun swimming alongside friendly sea lions as you touch their soft skin, gaze into their eyes, connect with these amazing creatures, and play.

Program Details

  • Includes General Admission
  • Total duration = 60 minutes (Includes check-in, orientation, interaction, and photo processing)
  • Time with sea lions = 25 minutes
  • Ages = 7+ (Children 7 – 9 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult – one child per adult)
    • Guests ages 10-17 do not need an adult accompanying them to participate but must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian
  • Weight = 45lbs minimum
  • Maximum group size = 10 participants per group
  • Water depth = approximately 50% on land and 50% in water (9ft deep)

Program Highlights

  • Meet your sea lion friends on dry land as well as in the water.
  • Offer hand signals, touch, feed, play with and swim with sea lions during this unforgettable experience.
  • Our unscripted program is designed to be both personal and always unique.
  • Learn how we care for these amazing animals and how you can help protect them in the wild.
  • Personalized photos of your experience will be available for purchase after your program.
  • Your participation in this program helps Coral World Ocean Park support critical marine life conservation efforts.

Additional Information

  • Bring or wear: Swimwear with cover-up and a towel.
  • Participants must understand basic instructions in English in order to safely participate.
  • For the safety of our guests and animals, only paid participants are permitted in the sea lion area.
  • Our photographers will take photos of your experience. Flash drives will be available for purchase at the retail store.
  • Personal cameras, sunglasses, cell phones and other belongings can be stored in guest locker and are not permitted in program.
  • Please remember to use only Coral Safe Sunscreen in the USVI – It’s the law. If you didn’t bring yours, we can help and have Coral Safe Sunscreen available for purchase in our gift shops.
  • To discuss making program reservations for a guest with special needs, please contact us directly: [email protected] or 340-775-1555 ext 233
  • If you don’t find what you are looking for, please contact our reservations team at 340-775-1555 ext 233
  • If you are visiting on a cruise ship that offers this activity, please contact your cruise line directly to make your reservation.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions prior to booking a sea lion program.