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  • Available 2021

Veterinary Apprentice for a Day

Spend a full day at Dolphin Quest to discover how we check and ensure our dolphins’ health and wellness. If you love taking care of animals, this is the program for you!

Quick Details

Clock Total duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

Dolphin Time with dolphins: 60 minutes

User Ages: 10 and up

Users Group size: 2 people max

Water  Water depth: Swimming, Shallows, & Dockside

Per Person

Veterinary Apprentice Program Information

  • Spend the day side-by-side with marine mammal specialists, educators, and dolphins, participating in dolphin health exams, dolphin husbandry training sessions, and laboratory animal wellness sample analysis.
  • Bring your swimsuit! Expect to be in the water with our dolphins and interacting with them from our docks.
  • Help collect routine animal wellness samples from the dolphins and analyze them in the onsite laboratory.
  • Learn about the health care Dolphin Quest participates in with their dolphins and multiple other species of animals.
  • Earn your “Veterinary Apprentice for a Day” diploma and a great 5×7 photo of you in action.
  • We’ll take plenty of additional photos for you to look through, pick out the best, and purchase.
  • Interact with dolphins in a small, intimate group of no more than two people and your marine mammal specialist.
  • To discuss making dolphin encounter reservations for a guest with special needs, please contact us directly at Central Reservations at (808) 987-3434 or fill out our contact form.
  • Guests are welcome to wear their own water shoes during their encounter.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions prior to booking a dolphin encounter.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Please let us know, so we can find a program or time that works. Call (808) 987-3434.

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