A 15 MINUTE CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH THE DOLPHINS
The Dolphin Interactions Programme is an alternative to the Swim with Dolphins Activity and open to adults and children over the age of 6. With prices starting at EUR 60 participants can enjoy a close encounter with the Dolphins for approximately 15 minutes. This is a dry interactive programme and participants will be allowed to touch and learn about the positive reinforcement technique which stimulates the dolphins both physically and mentally. Guests who intend to book a Swim with Dolphins should NOT book a Dolphin Interactive Programme for the same person/s on the same day, this is mainly because both the Swim with Dolphins and Interactive Programmes are usually done at the same time, furthermore guests who have booked a Swim With Dolphins will also be interacting with the Dolphins. Bookings for the dolphin interaction must be done at least 3 full days in advance to your preferred activity date. Note that the price also includes FREE entrance to the Park and access to the daily shows/presentations
Did you know ? Bottlenose dolphins, the genus Tursiops, are the most common and well-known members of the family Delphinidae, the family of oceanic dolphins. These aquatic mammals hear through a sophisticated hearing sense and can listen to a broader range of frequencies than humans.
GET CLOSE AND PERSONAL TO A SEA LION
The Marine Park’s Sea Lions are trained by the Park’s trainers using the positive reinforcement technique which allows the Sea Lions to perform in front of audiences without the need of any form of restraint. The Sea Lions at the Marine Park are fed a mixture of sprat, herring and capelin. The male Sea Lions have a very large head with a well developed mane and they can grow to twice the weight of females. Guests can enjoy a close encounter with these wonderful Sea Lions during a 15 minute dry interactive and informative Sea Lion programme led by the experienced trainers of the Park, you will have the possibility to stroke and if you are lucky be kissed by one of the fabulous Sea Lions. Participants for the Sea Lions Interactive Programme must be over 6 years of age. Bookings must be done at least 3 full days in advance to your preferred activity date. The price of the Sea Lion interaction also includes FREE entrance to the Park and access to the the daily shows/presentations. Note that the Sea Lion Interaction is unavailable until the 30th June 2020
Did you know ? Sea Lions are any species in seven genera of modern pinnipeds including one extinct species – the japanese sea lion. Sea lions are characterized by the presence of external ear pinnae (ear-flaps), long front flippers & the ability to walk on all four flippers on land.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE AMAZING BIRDS
This is your chance to learn more from the experienced trainers of the Park who will introduce you to the characteristics, habitat and food of Parrots as well as their protection due to hunting and deforestation. Guests can enjoy a 15 minute interactive and eductaional programme and participants to this programme will surely enjoy the parrots revealing their colours and sounds besides having the opportunity to touch these beautiful birds. Participants for the Parrot Interactive Programme must be over 6 years of age. Note that the price of the Interactive Parrot Programme also includes FREE entrance to the Park and access to the daily shows/presentations. Bookings for Parrot interactions must be done at least 3 full days in advance to your preferred activity date.
Did you know ? Parrots are birds of roughly 372 species in 86 genera and are found in most warm and tropical regions. The greatest diversity of parrots is found in South America and Australasia.
PYTON BIVITATUS, KING SNAKE, BEARDED DRAGON & MORE
Take this opportunity to participate in the Reptile Interactive Session and interact with a Pyton bivitatus, King snake, Bearded dragon, Tegu, Chamaleo calyptratus and Blue tongue skink. This is a 15 minute interactive and educational programme. Participants for the Reptile Interactive Programme must be over 6 years of age. The price also includes FREE entrance to the Park and access to the daily shows/presentations. Bookings for Reptile interactions must be done at least 3 full days in advance to your preferred activity date.
Did you know ? Reptiles include turtles, crocodiles, snakes and various types of lizards. The study of reptiles and amphibians is called herpetology.
COATI OR RACCOON ?
Take the opportunity to interact with the cute Coati and enjoy a 15-minute interactive and educational program in which you will increase your awareness of these diurnal mammals that are native to South America, Central America, Mexico and the southwestern United States. The name of the Coati derives from coatimundi, a Tupian language from Brazil. Participants in the Coati interactive program must be over 6 years old. Note that the price of the Coati interactive program also includes FREE admission to the Park and access to the 3 daily shows / presentations.
Did you know ? All coatis share a slender head with an elongated, flexible, slightly upward-turned nose, small ears, dark feet, and a long tail used for balance and signaling.
January to April 2020 & October to December 2020
May to September 2020
1st January 2020
31st March 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
1st April 2020
30th June 2020
9:00am - 5:30pm
1st July 2020
31st August 2020
9:15am - 6:00pm
1st September 2020
30th September 2020
9:00am - 5:30pm
1st October 2020
31st December 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm