Guests with special needs and/or special requests must contact our office at 312-692-3355 before making a reservation. For the health and safety of the animals at Shedd, each situation will be reviewed by the Marine Mammals team for approval. All participants will be required to stand for approximately 30 minutes without assistance and follow any directions given by our trainers.
Participants must be at least 60 inches tall. Children up to 15 years-old must be accompanied by a participating paid adult age 18 or older.
A waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian for any participant 17 years or younger.
Photography and video recording are not allowed during this experience. Participating Guests should meet at the Northern Trust Suite on the day of their visit.
Guests will need to understand information and instructions given in the English language or arrange for a paying translator to participate.