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Animal Encounter: Sea Otter

Learn about and meet a sea otter

This one-hour experience will lead the guests through exciting behind the scenes areas. Learn about the animals, help with food preparation, visit the exhibit, and interact with an otter.

Please note: Guests on this tour must wear closed-toed shoes. While behind the scenes of the sea otter exhibit, guests over 5’10” will need to watch their head. Participants will interact with the otters through an opening in a protective acrylic window.

Animal Encounter Confirmation Materials

Once you have booked your Animal Encounter, please have each paying participant complete the waiver and release form and bring it with you on the date of your encounter.

Animal Encounter Waiver and Release Form

Boy with otter and trainer
Event Information
When Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance.
Cost $109.00 per person
$99.00 per Aquarium member
Aquarium admission included
*Pre-registration required at least 24 hours in advance
Tickets Purchase your tickets for this program here. Please select the correct date from the calendar to book the correct program.
Members, please call to purchase your discounted tickets.
Ages Must be at least 7 years of age to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
RSVP (562) 590-3100. Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.