Royal Swim

The Royal Swim is the most fun and unique program, designed to exceed all your expectations. Feel the thrill of the foot push. The dolphins will rise you above the water surface by pushing you from the soles of your feet. Fun to the limit!

Behaviors: Foot Push, Dorsal Tow, Hand Target, Handshake, Cheek Kiss, and other various activities.

Dates: Daily

Times: 9:30AM, 12:00PM, 1:30PM

Seasonal Times: 3:00PM

  • We do ask guests to arrive at the park at least 60 minutes prior to their program time.

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):

  • Child (Between 48″ and 54″): $189.99+ tax*
  • Adult (54″ and up): $219.99+ tax

Program Length: Approximately 30 minutes.

Groups: At Marineland, we have groups of approximately 10 people.

Special Occasion: If you would like to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, or have our dolphins help you to ask a very important question, please visit our Special Occasion page.


  • All participants must wear a life jacket supplied by Marineland Dolphin Adventure.
  • Participants between 48″ and 54″ must be accompanied by one paying participant over age 18. The supervising adult must purchase an adult ticket to be in the water with the child.
  • For animal safety, the Royal Swim and Swim Adventure programs have a weight limit of 250 lbs.

*Please note: Children under 48″ cannot participate in the Royal Swim, but will be able to do the Dolphin Encounter, may need to be held, and may not be able to complete all behaviors.  All Dolphin Encounter programs take place in a separate habitat from the Royal Swim so at least one adult will need to participate in the Dolphin Encounter as well.


  • Please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to your program’s scheduled start time to allow time to check in. Failure to do so could result in exclusion from the program with no refund or exchange.
  • Come in your swimwear as it is required. Please bring your own towel. Lockers and/or cubbies are available for personal gear.
  • Guests may not bring in their own wetsuit to use during our in-water programs. If you wish to use a neoprene wetsuit jacket, Marineland will provide one for your use (during our colder season).
  • 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 dolphin interactions.
  • For safety reasons pregnant women are not allowed to participate in any in-water dolphin interactive programs. Please contact us by phone if you have any questions.
  • All participants will be photographed during their interaction by our professional staff photographers. Guests may not bring personal cameras into dolphin program areas.
  • View the Animal Encounters FAQ for more information.


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.