Sea Otter Encounter

With our unique Sea Otter Encounter, you can go behind the scenes of our Cold Water Quest gallery and interact with these charismatic animals. Over the course of approximately 30 minutes, you’ll enjoy an exclusive tour of the sea otter facility and a special educational presentation on sea otters, then help prepare a sea otter meal, and finally, participate in an exciting sea otter training session alongside Georgia Aquarium’s own animal trainers. The otter encounter experience offers exclusive, up close and personal animal encounters with sea otters while learning more about the Aquarium's rescue, research and conservation initiatives, which includes providing much-needed homes for orphaned and stranded sea otters! You’ll even take home a professional photo of your special and meaningful experience, courtesy of Georgia Aquarium. 

*Pricing: 2018 Non-Members Price and 2018 Members Price.
2019 Non-Members Price and 2019 Members Price. Price includes a souvenir photo.

*Price does NOT include General Admission. Listed prices valid through December 31, 2018.

Reservations are available on a first come, first served basis and times are subject to change. We recommend purchasing in advance via our Call Center in order to guarantee your spot: 404-581-4000.

Age Requirements: Participants must be at least 7 years old to participate. All participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a participating adult.  There is a maximum of 3 children (under 16 years of age) per participating adult. Guests under the age of 18 must have the program liability waiver and animal interactive program guidelines signed and dated by their parent or court appointed legal guardian. 

Special Needs: Guests with special needs must call prior to making a reservation at 404.581.4000. Reasonable special needs accommodations can be supported on a case-by-case basis with prior notification.

Due to the nature of caring for animals, Georgia Aquarium reserves the right to modify, cancel and/ or reschedule programs without notice. Reasonable accommodations will be made to reschedule guests as effectively as possible.

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