Get ready for a magical meeting with playful South American sea lions! Join them in the water for an hour of fun and educational interaction. Touch, pet, and play games with them in the water and on the deck at Coral World Ocean Park in St. Thomas!
What to Expect
Come to Coral World Ocean Park and experience the incredible variety of life both above and below the waters of the Caribbean. Encounter many marine creatures, including tiny seahorses, giant lobsters, scorpion fish, and other fascinating sea life in the Marine Gardens. Swim with the playful sea lions during this 1-hour adventure. Enjoy the colors and sounds of the rainbow lorikeets and hand feed these sociable birds.
See turtles and sharks and feed the stingrays. However you choose to get up close and personal with the marine life, birds, and land critters, your visit is sure to be memorable.
Imagine playing with a sea lion. At Coral World Ocean Park a program has been created especially for you and the sea lions to share a series of thrilling activities while establishing a unique bond. After an orientation session, join one of the male sea lions in the water for some fun. You’ll have the chance to touch and play games with these intelligent and comical creatures as they demonstrate their amazing agility.
At the end of the encounter, the sea lions will give you a hug, a big wet kiss and the photo op of a lifetime!
- General park admission
- Sea Lion Swim
Coral World Ocean Park Entrance - Coki Point
6450 Estate Smith Bay
St. Thomas, USVI 00802
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Know Before You Go
The Sea Lion Swim requires an additional liability waiver to be signed prior to the activity.
Children must weigh over 50 pounds. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by a swimming adult.
No observers are allowed, as they distract the animals.