• Unforgettable all-day experience
• Learn how we train dolphins
Total duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes
Time with dolphins: 60 minutes
Ages: 10 and up
Group size: 2 people max
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.