• Field Trips

Field Trips

Marineland Dolphin Adventure offers a variety of field trip options to give students the chance to learn about dolphins and other aquatic life living in our ecosystems. We are dedicated to educating students on our aquatic animals and current conservation efforts.


Click here to download our 2018-2019 Field Trip Packet for more detailed information and guidelines.


Bottlenose Basics

Students are invited to view our dolphins through one of our large underwater viewing windows. During this unique educational experience, students will participate in three 10-minute lessons about our bottlenose dolphins and engage with dolphin-related artifacts.

  • Target Audience: Grades K-1
  •  Program Cost: $10 per person; bus drivers and teachers will receive free admission

Behind the Seas

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Marineland Dolphin Adventure! During this 30-45-minute guided tour, students will learn about our history and our incredible dolphin inhabitants, and view a variety of aquatic animals that can be found in our local ecosystems.

  • Target Audience: Grades 2 and up
  • Program Cost: $10 per person; bus drivers and teachers will receive free admission

Mission: Marine Mammals

This program offers students the exclusive opportunity to participate in our mock stranding lesson. Following a 15-minute outdoor lesson about Georgia Aquarium’s Conservation Field Station, students will work together in a 15-minute mock stranding. This unique opportunity encourages students to learn about the importance of conservation, and how to protect our earth’s marine mammals.

  • Target Audience: Grades 3 and up
  • Program Cost: $10 per person; bus drivers and teachers will receive free admission

Dolphin Diets

Students are given the opportunity to take part in our Splash and Play encounter, in which they will be able to join in on a play session with one of our bottlenose dolphins. Prior to the encounter, students will take part in a classroom presentation to learn about dolphin anatomy and daily diet. Plus, you’ll be able to digitally download your interaction photos!

  • Target Audience: Ages 3 and up. Children ages 3-7 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Group Size: This program cannot exceed 80 guests per day.
  • Program Cost: $22 per person; this rate applies to ALL participants, including teachers, chaperones and bus drivers.


Any of our field trip options can be combined. A discounted add-on price of $5 per person will be added for each additional lesson.


  • Field trips are available every day of the week from September to May.
  • Please book field trips at least one week in advance. Due to limited availability, we recommend booking as early as possible. Our busiest months for field trips are October and March – May.
  • Minimum requirement of 10 people per group, including students, teachers and chaperones.
  • For guests with special needs, please contact Darrel Austin at daustin@georgiaaquarium.org.
  • We encourage groups to bring their own lunches as we do not provide any options to purchase food at Marineland.
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your visit. Full payment will be due upon or before your arrival.
  • To reserve your school group, call 904-471-1111, ext. 103 to check for availability and provide your contact information.