Sea Lion Encounter and Water Park

Price: $99.00
NOTE: Children under 10 years old (or under 4' 7'') must be accompanied by an adult. Children who are 10 years+ OR are taller than 4' 7'' MUST pay adult price.
Sea Lion Encounter and Water Park Tour in Puerto Vallarta
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Tour Details
Tour Details

After arriving at the Aquaventuras Water Park, check in for your Sea Lion Encounter and Aquaventuras Water Park adventure. Meet the funny sea lions and their curious behaviors, which are sure to make you smile all the way home!

During this joyous family program, you will be able to meet and interact with these cute marine mammals. You will start with a briefing about the sea lion and an explanation of the activities you will experience. You will then enter the water on a submerged platform from which you'll be able to interact with the sea lions, including the very popular kiss and hug. You will learn about their diet and get to feed and pet them.

Each session is one hour, with 30 minutes of swim time. Group size is limited to 10 people to ensure that you have a very personal experience.

Professional photographers will capture these magical moments for you on video and stills, which will be available for sale.

The cost of the Sea Lion Encounter includes admission to the Aquaventuras Water Park to ensure a fun-filled, action-packed day. Guests not participating in the encounter can gain access to the park by paying the admission fee into the park upon arrival. The cost is $25 US for adults and $19 US for children age 2-12. Children under 2 are free.

Please note: Transfers to / from Aquaventuras Park are not included in tour price. The taxi ride is approximately 20 - 30 minutes each way. Taxi fare is approximately $23 - $27 US per taxi (up to 4 people) each way. SEG does not monitor taxi rates and they are always subject to change outside of SEG's control.

Tour duration is for the Sea Lion interaction. It does not include time at the water park, as this is on your own, or the time required to transfer to /from the park.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
1 Hour
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 20 - 30 minute taxi ride from the ship pier (not included). Full details will be provided upon booking confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
As you must wear a bathing suit for the encounter, it is recommended that you wear this under comfortable clothing. A towel, and sunglasses are suggested. Sun lotion cannot be worn in the water with the sea lions.
MINIMUM HEIGHT is 3 feet 11 inches tall. and MINIMUM AGE is 8 years old. Guests must meet both requirements.

Children must be accompanied by one participating, paying adult per child.

Pregnant women are not allowed to participate. Each person is required to wear a life jacket. You cannot wear sunblock, jewelry, watches, rings, bracelets or any object which might scratch the sea lions while in the water with them. For security reasons, personal cameras are not allowed in the water, nor in the program area. A professional photographer will be on hand to take pictures, which will be available for purchase. The instructors have the final say on what can / cannot be worn in the water with the sea lions.