• Aquarist for a Day

Aquarist for a Day

Aquarist for a Day!

Spend the day behind the scenes with our Aquarists learning what it takes to care for a variety of sea life.  During the Aquarist for a Day program, guests will assist with feedings, cleaning aquariums, and providing enrichment to our more active animals.  Guests may see eels, rays, or octopus along with a variety of different fish, however our aquatic family is always changing making each day a chance for a new and exciting experience.  Tortoise Time encounter and General Admission is included.

Dates: Daily

Times: 9:15AM

Please Note: Our operating hours have been adjusted due to COVID-19 and could affect which program times are available. Please refer to our reservations page for updated available times.

Pricing (includes admission): $179.99 + tax

Requirements: Ages 10 and up.

Program Length: Approximately 3 hours.


  • Please arrive by 9:00AM to allow time to check in. Failure to do so could result in exclusion from the program with no refund or exchange.
  • Closed toe shoes are required.
  • Guests are encouraged to dress appropriate for the weather and it is recommended to wear items that you do not mind getting dirty and/or stinky!
  • At Marineland Dolphin Adventure, for the health and safety of our animals, all loose items and jewelry be removed prior to the start of all interactions.
  • All participants will be photographed during their tortoise interaction by our professional staff photographers. Guests may not bring personal cameras into the program areas.


Special Needs: For everyone’s safety and comfort, please advise us if there are any emotional, behavioral, or physical conditions that could affect a guest’s participation so we may make appropriate accommodations. To make a reservation with special needs, please contact us at 407-563-4701, ext. 116.