Marineland Dolphin Adventure St. Augustine, FL

9600 Oceanshore BlvdSt. Augustine, FL 32080
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Total Price: $21.77 (USD)
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Swim with dolphins and create an ocean of memories at Marineland Dolphin Adventure, the world’s first oceanarium. This dolphin conservation center in St. Augustine, Florida offers a variety of unique programs that allow you to interact with their world-famous residents. Splash with a bottlenose dolphin, create a painting with a dolphin artist, and much more!

up to 0.5 hrs

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our St. Augustine Travel Experts
  • Enjoy whole-day access to the oceanarium with the General Admission ticket.
  • Family-friendly exhibits, animal habitats and activities. Free for children ages four and under!
  • Choose from exciting animal encounters or experiences for friends and family.
  • Arrive at least 1 hour prior to any interactive activity to check in and prepare.
  • Admission is included with all dolphin encounters and programs.
  • Activity duration and restrictions vary per program.
  • Please remove all jewelry during dolphin encounters or leave them at home.
  • Re-entry is allowed on the same day. Make sure to keep your wristband.


from Marineland Dolphin Adventure
Marineland Dolphin Adventure is an oceanfront playground that has been creating unforgettable experiences for over 80 years. And today, the world’s first oceanarium enchants guests from across the globe with one-of-a-kind and truly unforgettable dolphin experiences.

See Marineland's world-famous dolphins swim and play, and watch sea turtles and sand tiger sharks in Neptune Park with all day admission. Experience dolphins through underwater viewing windows as they swim, and play alongside the pristine Atlantic coastline.

Connect with the animals at Marineland through a variety of hands-on experiences. Choose from interactive programs with habitat viewing access or poolside interaction that's perfect for land-loving guests, to programs that offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in the dolphins' aquatic world and swim with dolphins. Experience these amazing animals for yourself.

However you choose to experience Marineland, you’ll enjoy both an incredible place to play and the opportunity to join in the adventure of preserving marine life for future generations.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Marineland Dolphin Adventure

Where is Marineland Dolphin Adventure located?

Marineland Dolphin Adventure is located at 9600 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080, just south of St. Augustine on scenic A1A.

Where can I park?

Marineland Dolphin Adventure has complimentary outdoor parking located directly beside the facility.

What can I bring to Marineland?

This is an outdoor facility, so sunscreen and weather-appropriate clothing is recommended. If you are participating in activities with the possibility of submerging in water or getting splashed, please bring swimwear and/or a towel. Guests can also bring reusable and refillable water bottles. Please note that drinking straws, balloons and weapons are not allowed within the facility.

Can I wear jewelry?

All forms of jewelry are prohibited during dolphin encounters. Participants must remove all jewelry prior to their scheduled encounter.

Where do I go for my dolphin encounter?

All programs start at the gift shop with check-in.

When should I arrive for my dolphin encounter?

Please arrive 60 minutes prior to your program start time.

What happens if I am late for my encounter?

Programs cannot be stalled or stopped for late participants, so please arrive at least one hour prior to your chosen program reservation time. Please note that you'll not receive any refund if you are late and miss your schedule.

Do I need to purchase a dolphin encounter experience just to watch?

Any guest is welcome to watch the encounter with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

Can guests with disabilities participate?

Yes. All reservations must be made ahead of time in order for staff to make appropriate accommodations. If you or anyone in your party requires this assistance, please note your need for specific accommodations in the “Have Special Needs?” section above when making your reservation.

Is there a weight limit to the swim programs?

Yes, for animal safety, they have a weight limit of 250 lbs for any of the programs that include rides with the dolphins (Swim Adventure or Royal Swim). There is no weight limit for the dockside or shallow programs.

Can I bring outside food and drinks?

Marineland has a food truck on site, along with snacks and beverages in the Gift Shop. Food and beverages may be brought in and consumed in appropriate areas. Please note that drinking straws are not allowed.

Can guests leave and come back?

Yes, as long as you keep your wristband on for your return the same day.

May I bring a stroller?

Yes, however, strollers do not have access to the Sea to Shore aquarium.

Are animals allowed?

Only ADA-defined service animals are permitted inside with proof of up-to-date rabies vaccinations.

Is smoking allowed?

No, sorry. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited throughout the park.