Sea animals


Introducing an island adventure like no other! Meet a dolphin, feed a sting ray, walk with the sharks or snorkel with exotic fish!

Things to Remember:

☑️ sun block to keep you protected from the sun
☑️ a towel to dry off and keep you warm after your adventure
☑️ a bathing suit that will allow you to get close to our loved animals
☑️ a camera to capture these amazing moments (and if not we have photographers on request)


Get up close and personal with one of the ocean’s most incredible mammals. You will be able to meet, touch and feed a dolphin – a once in a lifetime experience!
Meet a Dolphin: Call (031) 328 8052
Please click here to view the Meet a Dolphin terms and conditions.

Meet a Dolphin is closed until further notice

walk on ocean


Want to take a walk on the wet side? The innovative Ocean Walker allows you to walk slowly, rather like an astronaut, on the floor of the Open Ocean exhibit. Here you can gaze at the huge fish, rays and sand sharks as they mill slowly around you, completely unperturbed by your presence.

For more information, please call (031) 328 8052



Get up close and personal with some of the most exciting creatures found off the KZN coastline, as you explore the nooks and crannies of the Snorkel Lagoon. Float above the splendor of colour beneath you, as corals shine and fish gleam. You will leave feeling exhilarated.

For more information, please call (031) 328 8052



The Shark cage experience presents a greater challenge as you immerse yourself into a world of living sharks. Some sharks circle the cage whilst others glide slowly past. The Shark Dive is the easiest way to get close to these magnificent creatures.

For more information, please call (031) 328 8052



Learn more about this graceful species whilst enjoying a hands-on experience. One of the truly great animal encounters, walk in water only waist deep and be surrounded by Spotted Eagle rays and feed them by hand.

Bookings essential. Bookings to be confirmed and paid for by 12pm.
For more information or to make a booking, please call (031) 328 8052.



Take part in this kid-friendly activity that involves feeding a family of various fishy friends their lunch!

Fish Feed: Call (031) 328 8052
Please Note: Bookings are required.



Discover the behind-the-scenes of Africa’s largest Marine Theme Park!

Please Note:
1. Back of House Tours require a minimum of 5 people.
2. Minimum age of 12 years old.

The Back of House tour  is closed until further notice

Sea Animal Encounters Island has been identified as one of the ultimate places to experience in Durban.
Don’t leave here before you’ve
dive with sharks!

Where and how to buy your tickets:
You can purchase your Sea Animal Encounters Island tickets at its very own ticketing office which can be found at entrance Arena 5 in the Village Walk. You can also enter Sea Animal Encounters Island through the Sea World entrance. Please note that you do not have to purchase a Sea World ticket to enter the Island.

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