Ocean Connections Seal & Sea Lion Show

Join in Unique Interactive Programs with Seals and Sea Lions

Sept. 27 – Oct. 2 and Oct. 3 – 30, 2022

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Ocean Connections offers a variety of daily seal and sea lion experiences for visitors of all ages. A wide array of interactive programs are also offered, giving participants the opportunity to connect with Ocean Connections’ animals personally.

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Ocean Connections - Feed and Photo opps

Come meet our animals and support ocean conservation with our daily Seal and Sea Lion Feedings! Chat with our animal care team, bring the whole family poolside to meet one of our flippered friends, and experience the magic of marine mammals up close.

  • $20 per feed ticket; 3 fish to feed per ticket
  • Personalized Family Photo opportunities with our flippered friends are available for $37 per group, or bundle to combine a feed and photo package for $50.
  • Times: Offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m.*, 1:30 p.m.*, and 3 p.m.
  • Tickets are valid for day of purchase only and may be acquired at our Sea Lion Shoppe or online.

 

* Through Oct. 2, this Feed & Photo session will occur following the Superhero Spectacular! Seal & Sea Lion Show. Beginning Oct. 3, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, these Feed & Photo sessions will occur following the Seal & Sea Lion Show.

Ocean Connections - Shows

Visit your favorite flippered friends at the Milwaukee County Zoo! Learn all about how and why we train our animals as this 15-20 minute presentation highlights the natural grace, agility, and coordination of seals and sea lions. $5 per person; children 2 & under are free.

  • Times: Offered daily at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. through Oct. 2. Beginning Oct. 3, offered daily at 12 p.m., and additional Seal & Sea Lion Show offered Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are valid for day of purchase only and may be acquired at our Sea Lion Shoppe or online.

 

Flippered Friends of Ocean Connections

Join our 30-minute interactive VIP experience at Ocean Connections! Home to seals and sea lions, bring the whole family and go behind-the-scenes to learn about our fantastic flippered friends. Visit our off-exhibit areas and come poolside for a private training session with our seals or sea lions! Fun for all ages!

  • $100 per person
  • Times: Daily at 11 a.m.; additional program Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. (through Oct. 2 only)
  • Fun for the whole family; participants 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of 18
  • Tickets required for all adults and children participating in the tour
  • This tour can be modified to accommodate service animals
  • Advanced registration is not required but highly encouraged. Limited spots available.

 

Ocean Connections - Aquatic Adventure

Enter our seal and sea lion’s environment on our waist-deep dock during the Ocean Connections Aquatic Adventure! This 60-minute program dives into the world of marine mammals as you learn about seals, sea lions, adaptations, training, and conservation! Spots fill quickly!

  • $300 per person
  • Times: Sundays at 2 p.m.
  • For ages 6 and up; participants 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by a participating (paying) adult over the age of 18
  • Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

 

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