Touch, Feed & Talk to Sea Otters

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In our unique Sea Otter Encounter, you’ll go behind the scenes of the Cold Water Quest gallery and interact with these charismatic animals for more than 30 minutes. You’ll enjoy an exclusive tour of the sea otter facility, help prepare a sea otter meal and participate in an exciting sea otter training session alongside Georgia Aquarium’s own animal trainers.

You'll Get To...

  • Learn from a Trainer

    Work directly with our trainers — and ask questions about otters, their habitats and care.

  • Meet a Sea Otter

    Get up-close during a sea otter feeding session.

  • Take Home a Pic

    Head home with a professional photo of this unforgettable encounter so you can share the memory with friends.

See a Sea Otter Encounter in Action

Beautiful!!! The Sea Otter encounter is worth checking out... They are majestic creatures and cutest things to touch, feed and interact with.


Recent Sea Otter Encounter Photos

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  • Sea Otter Encounter 5

Unique Gifts from Georgia Aquarium

Bring the memories home with you! Stop by our gift shop for all your sea otter gifts or shop online here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What if I didn’t fill out my waiver for my animal interaction or encounter?
  • Do participants have to wear a mask?
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