Ocean Connections Seal & Sea Lion Show

Join in Unique Interactive Programs with Seals and Sea Lions

Dec. 5th – Feb. 28th

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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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  • Seal & Sea Lion Feed and Photo Opportunities

    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 11:00 and 1:00. Programs will only be offered when the high temperature for the day is above freezing (32 degrees).
    • Tickets are valid for day of purchase only and may be acquired at our Sea Lion Shoppe or online.


  • Seal & Sea Lion Show

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    Visit your favorite flippered friends at the Milwaukee County Zoo! Check back in the spring for program availability.

  • Flippered Friends & Family

    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!

    • $85 per person
    • Times: 12:30 Saturdays & Sundays 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. Reserve your program by visiting: https://www.oceansoffun.org/program_details/26


  • Animal Training Job Shadow

    Interested in the career of animal training? Our Animal Trainer Job Shadow program is just for you! In this 3 ½ hour private program, you will spend your morning shadowing our trainers and learn about the field of marine mammal care and training. You will assist in the daily activities involved with caring for our animals including feeding, cleaning, and training the seals and sea lions of Oceans of Fun! This program allows individual participants to experience and explore the career path of a marine mammal trainer with one-on-one interaction time with our animals.