Birthday Party FAQ

What is the pricing for birthday parties? Are there multiple options?

Our birthday party package is $399, which includes General Admission for 20 guests, 10 Touch and Feed encounters and 1 Dolphin Designs encounter for the birthday boy/girl.

Are there any age restrictions?

The birthday boy/girl must be at least 5 years old to participate in the Dolphin Designs program. Participants ages 3-7 must be accompanied by an adult for the Touch & Feed. There is a maximum of 10 guests per Touch & Feed at the basic Birthday Party package price, but guests may upgrade to 15 guests with an additional fee.

When may I book a birthday party?

Our birthday parties are limited to weekends in May - September only.

May I purchase additional encounters for my guests?

Additional Touch & Feed encounters may be added at $20 per person for up to 5 more people. Additional Dolphin Designs or in-water programs may be included upon request at a discounted price. Please contact Darrel Austin at daustin@georgiaaquarium.org or 904-471-1111 ext. 103 to receive a quote for a custom package.

How many guests are allowed at my party?

Our basic package includes 20 tickets to Marineland Dolphin Adventure. Additional General Admission reservations are available at the standard rates.

Do you provide tables, food or decorations?

Picnic tables will be available for use in our Event Tent or Neptune Park areas. Marineland does not provide any food, cake, or decorations.

Please note: we do not allow any balloons or confetti at Marineland. If you are unsure if you are able to use any particular decorations, please contact Darrel Austin at daustin@georgiaaquarium.org or 904-471-1111 ext. 103 for approval.

May I come in early to set up?

You will be able to come in early to set up and will have time after to break down.

May I bring my own entertainment?

Yes. Please contact Darrel Austin at daustin@georgiaaquarium.org or 904-471-1111 ext. 103, to arrange set up of any other forms of entertainment in our event spaces.

Is alcohol allowed?

Yes; however, please note that we do not allow glass bottles at Marineland.

Is General Admission included?

Yes; we provide General Admission for up to 20 guests for the full day (9am – 4:30pm). Additional General Admission reservations will be available at the standard rates.

What do you need to hold a date?

A $100.00 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a date. Full payment will be due 7 days prior to your event.

Can I set up Coat Check?

No; however, we can store a small amount of belongings, food, or gifts in our office at the Gift Shop. We cannot guarantee space in a refrigerator, so coolers with ice or ice packs are recommend if you need to keep food or drinks cold.

What facilities are available for my event?

Our Event Tent and Neptune Park are available for birthday parties. However, General Admission is also included for up to 20 guests.

What programs are available for my event?

Our birthday party package includes 10 Touch & Feed encounters and 1 Dolphin Designs encounter. Any of our daily programs offered at Marineland may be added to your package at additional cost. Please contact Darrel Austin at daustin@georgiaaquarium.org or 904-471-1111 ext. 103, to receive a quote for a custom package.