SeaWorld® Orlando

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SeaWorld theme parks offer up-close animal experiences, world-class roller coasters and, most importantly, a chance for you to make a difference.

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For more than 50 years, animal rescue and rehabilitation has been the heart of SeaWorld. From habitat protection to rescue and rehabilitation efforts, SeaWorld supports conservation projects across the globe. Your visit to SeaWorld isn't just a chance to feel connected to the ocean and its creatures — it's a way to be part of their mission.

Seals swim and play in the lagoon as the Kraken rollercoaster ride looms in the background at SeaWorld® Orlando
SeaWorld® Orlando

Thrilling Orlando visitors since 1973, SeaWorld is known for extraordinary animal encounters and one-of-a-kind rides. The Kraken® roller coaster is a prime example of the latter, inviting you to embark on a deep-sea adventure with a menagerie of legendary beasts... if you dare! The park’s newest thrill is Ice Breaker, coming in February 2022 with four airtime-filled launches and Florida’s steepest, beyond-vertical drop. And at Infinity Falls™, you’ll journey through the remains of a lost jungle civilization in a white-water voyage you won’t soon forget.

More pulse-pounding excitement awaits on the Mako® "hyper coaster" and Manta®. You’ll probably get wet on the latter, but you’re definitely in for a soaking at Journey to Atlantis®.

For fun that even the youngest members of your family can enjoy, book passage at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, featuring a visit with lovable penguins, or see awe-inspiring creatures like beluga whales and walruses at Wild Arctic®. You can also hit the 400-foot Sky Tower for an unbeatable view of Orlando. Kids will also love the kitschy-cool Flamingo Paddle Boats.

And now, children have all-new ways to play at Sesame Street Land! Sesame Street is exactly as you imagined, and with an award-winning parade and attractions, it’s more fun than you could ever dream.

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Ready for close encounters with a stunning array of aquatic life? In addition to opportunities at Wild Arctic and Antarctica, you can see nature’s wonders at Jewel of the Sea Aquarium, Dolphin Cove, Shark Encounter and many others, including particularly heartwarming moments at Dolphin Nursery and the Manatee Rehabilitation Area. You can even enjoy an immersive dining experience at Dine With Orcas, or book a behind-the-scenes tour to make your visit extra-special.

Enjoy live shows and presentations like Sea Lion & Otter Spotlight, Dolphin Days and the latest addition, Orca Encounter, where you can learn more about killer whales and connect in an inspiring new way with the ocean’s most powerful predator.

In short, you’ll find an ocean of adventure and wonder at SeaWorld. See below for more details on the park’s rides, live presentations and animal encounters, and make plans to dive into all of it during your next visit to Orlando!

Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified. Learn more about healthy travel in Orlando, and check with your favorite SeaWorld Orlando theme parks and other venues for their current status.

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    Quick Queue® Unlimited

    Purchasing a Quick Queue Unlimited pass will enable you to skip regular lines and enjoy front-of-the-line access at participating attractions. Quick Queue Unlimited passes are purchased separately. Ride and height restrictions still apply.

    Participating attractions:

    • Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®
    • Infinity Falls
    • Journey to Atlantis®
    • Kraken®
    • Mako™
    • Manta®
    • Turtle Trek®
    • Wild Arctic®
  • Depending on the ability to ensure physical distancing for guests and employees, certain components of parades and meet-and-greets, such as those involving guest interactions, character interactions and photo opportunities, may be modified or removed. Please see SeaWorldOrlando.com for the most current operational information.

    Unless otherwise noted, all experiences at SeaWorld Orlando are suitable for all ages and heights.

    Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®

    A group of penguins waddle towards the camera at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld® Orlando
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    Journey to the majestic South Pole for up-close encounters with penguins.

    Flamingo Paddle Boats

    Climb into a flamingo-shaped boat and take a peaceful boat tour of SeaWorld Orlando’s impressive lake. Twenty minutes to unwind and enjoy the tranquility. There’s a small, separate fee to paddle out, but it’s totally worth it.

    Height restrictions: Children under 56 inches (142 cm) must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

    Ice Breaker

    On this brand-new roller coaster coming in February 2022, enjoy four airtime-filled launches — both forward and backward — culminating with a reverse launch into Florida’s steepest, beyond-vertical drop, along with exciting twists, turns and airtime hills.

    Height requirements: TBD

    Infinity Falls™

    A water-soaked family rides Infinity Falls raft ride at SeaWorld Orlando.
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    SeaWorld’s newest thrill ride sends you hurtling down a lost jungle river and the ruins of a lost civilization. It also has an entertaining lesson about fresh-water conservation — but you will get wet!

    Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm) minimum, 77 inches (196 cm) maximum. Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

    Journey to Atlantis®

    Embark on an exciting journey to the mystical city of Atlantis on a hybrid water flume ride and roller coaster ride. Explore the secret paradise of Atlantis as you voyage through dark waterways through the infamous sunken city, then plummet to the dark waters below.

    Height restrictions: 42 inches (107 cm). Children under 48 inches (122 cm) must be accompanied by a supervising companion.

    Kraken®

    Get ready for adventure on Orlando’s only floorless roller coaster, where your feet dangle as you loop around the track at highway speeds. Reaching heights of over 150 feet, Kraken® is themed after the enormous, mythical beast living deep below the ocean depths. Large drops coupled with gravity-defying turns are bound to give riders a definite adrenaline rush.

    Height requirements: 54 inches (137 cm) 

    Mako®

    A colorful sunset serves as the backdrop for the Mako roller coaster at SeaWorld® Orlando.
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    Sesame Street Land™

    Opened in 2019, this new land includes seven fresh attractions, including Abby’s Flower Tower, Big Bird’s Twirl ‘n’ Whirl, Cookie Drop!, Elmo’s Choo Choo Train, Rubber Duckie Water Works, Slimey’s Slider and Super Grover’s Box Car Derby. You can also enjoy themed dining and shopping, plus SeaWorld’s first-ever parade.

    Sky Tower

    For an additional fee, SeaWorld Orlando’s enduring icon (original to the park, which opened in 1973) gives guests a seabird’s perspective of Orlando from its 400-foot-tall observation tower. A gently rotating capsule gives you a 360-degree view of Orlando as you leisurely soak in the panoramic views.

    Wild Arctic®

    Witness beluga whales, walruses and even shy harbor seals at this all-ages attraction.

  • Depending on the ability to ensure physical distancing for guests and employees, certain components of parades and meet-and-greets, such as those involving guest interactions, character interactions and photo opportunities, may be modified or removed. Please see SeaWorldOrlando.com for the most current operational information.

    Dolphin Adventures

    A lighthearted look into the lives of nine dolphins and their nine trainers, showcasing their special relationships. Audience members get to know each dolphin, including their abilities, personalities and little quirks that make them unique. Trainers share behind-the-scenes interactions and stories while the dolphins get to show off in their own special way. Expect laughs as well as heartwarming insights.

    Orca Encounter

    Connect in an inspiring new way with the ocean’s most powerful predator as you learn about killer whales.

    Sea Lion & Otter Spotlight

    Have fun learning about the lives of marine mammals at the Pacific Point Marine Conservation Center.

    Sesame Street Party Parade

    Move to the beat during the coolest party on wheels and celebrate with your favorite friends at this award-winning parade — the first of its kind at SeaWorld Orlando!

  • Dolphin Cove®

    A woman in a face mask crouches as she views a pod of dolphins at SeaWorld Orlando.
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    Watch gregarious dolphins play with one another above and below the surface. You can even encounter and interact with these fun-loving, marine mammals at certain times each day for an additional fee.

    Dolphin Nursery

    A visit to the Dolphin Nursery is sure to be a highlight. Observing dolphin calves at play is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The whole family can watch newborn bottlenose dolphins play, jump and bond with their mothers. There’s nothing quite like it.

    Jewel of the Sea Aquarium

    Full of electrifying colors and luminescent marine life, this aquarium is brimming with enchanting jellyfish, seahorses, crustaceans and schools of brilliant, exotic fish. Walk across a clear plexiglass floor where you’ll see beautiful marine life swim right underneath your feet.

    Manta Aquarium

    A collection of 10 unique aquariums allows guests to connect with rays, seahorses and even spot a giant Pacific octopus. Gaze upward and view graceful rays gliding above you. Vivid, colorful plant life and sea creatures surround you as you discover over 3,000 marine animals giving you a glimpse into the marvelous mystery of the sea. Kids will be wowed by the 360-degree aquarium that puts them in the middle of all the undersea wonder.

    Pacific Point Preserve

    Check out sassy sea lions and seals as they swim, dip, doze and play in their natural Pacific coast setting. You can’t help grinning when you see them dive beneath the surface from the underwater viewing area. Best of all, you can even feed these adorable creatures a tasty fish treat.

  • Expect to observe an array of ocean animals at SeaWorld: killer whales, sharks, dolphins, penguins, Beluga whales, stingrays and sea turtles. Of course, there are many more species of marine life to discover in special pools and aquariums.

    Manatee Rehabilitation Area

    Tour SeaWorld Orlando’s rescue and rehabilitation projects with this behind-the-scenes look at the Rescue Center. Observe the care and treatment of injured manatees and sea turtles as you discover the backstories of the individual animals at the facility, as well as the plight of specific marine species. It will leave a lasting impression and hopefully inspire guests to make a difference.

    Shark Encounter®

    Find yourself in the middle of the shark’s mysterious and primal world. It’s a unique journey through one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels as powerful predators loom overhead. Learn more about sharks and their history, which dates back a 100 million years — even before dinosaurs roamed the planet.

    Stingray Lagoon

    Stretch your hand beneath the surface and feel these docile animals and their velvety smooth skin as they swim by you. Over 200 graceful rays glide through the water below you. Don’t forget to sneak a peek at the newborn stingrays in the nursery.

    Turtle Trek®

    This 360-degree theatrical presentation showcases the vulnerable sea turtle and asks everyday heroes across the globe to help make a difference in saving animals in the wild.

    Underwater Viewing

    Amazing views of killer whales await you at this underwater viewing area. Peer into the world of these enormous and beautiful whales as they glide and float under the surface, displaying their sheer elegance and power.

  • Dine With Orcas

    At this immersive and memorable family dining experience, you’ll dine next to killer whales as you learn about how they were rescued and the specialized care they receive at SeaWorld. After your meal, enjoy an up-close view into the whales’ special relationship with animal care specialists.

    Expedition Café

    Take a rest stop from world exploration as you settle into the Expedition Café, located in the Antarctica pavilion. American, Italian and Asian dishes are sure to please hungry travelers. An eclectic menu mix (from teriyaki chicken to spaghetti) makes this the ideal place for everyone. There’s even prepackaged “grab and dine” meals for those on the go.

    Sharks Underwater Grill

    SeaWorld - Sharks Underwater Grill people dining with shark tank in the background

    Get in on the feeding frenzy and find out why Sharks Underwater Grill is a local favorite. Seafood lovers will savor the pan-seared red snapper or the seafood ragout. The filet and the NY strip steak marinated in chimichurri sauce are both bound to please steak fans. The Godzilla roll is also a popular appetizer item, but the sharks are definitely the main event here.

    Voyager’s Smokehouse

    If you’re a barbecue fan, then you’ll be pleased with the hickory-smoked barbecue at Voyager’s. Barbecue baby back ribs and the smoked chicken platter continue to rank high on menu requests. Ample outdoor seating area and a low-key vibe make this a popular spot with families and barbecue fans alike.

    Waterway Grill

    Dine on flavors inspired by regions around the Amazon at this new eatery, and quench your thirst with their selection of craft beers.

  • Glacial Collections

    Penguin lovers will get a kick out of the wide variety of penguin-related merchandise, from penguin picture frames to penguin pajamas. Purchase a “Cup that Cares” — a cute, refillable penguin cup for drinking water, focusing on water conservation and sustainability.

    Golden Seahorse Gifts

    There’s definitely a coastal and board-sports theme to this store. Guests will find all the beachy brands like Roxy®, Hurley® and Quiksilver®. There’s also a nice selection of plush toys and souvenirs, as well as a unique jewelry collection.

    SeaWorld® Rescue

    When you purchase merchandise from this store, 5% of the purchase price goes to the SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Be sure to look for a line of educational gifts that showcase SeaWorld rescue animals such as dolphins, manatees and turtles.

    SeaWorld Store

    Located near the front entrance, this store is not only conveniently located, but serves as a one-stop shop for everything SeaWorld Orlando! Expect to discover plush toys of all the marine animals featured throughout the park.

    Whitewater Supply

    After you explore Infinity Falls, stop here for souvenirs and to support water conservation around the world.

  • Craft Beer Festival

    Over the course of four weekends, enjoy more than 100 craft beers from breweries across Florida, plus select domestic and international favorites.

    Electric Ocean

    As the sun fades, something special appears upon the horizon. It’s as if the ocean has come to life featuring music, bioluminescent lighting and more.

    Halloween Spooktacular

    Enjoy fun and spooky live shows, trick-or-treating and more. It’s the ultimate Halloween party, sea-style.

    Inside Look

    This behind-the-scenes event gives you the chance to meet the SeaWorld team as they share personal stories about caring for the park’s animals.

    Praise Wave

    Top Christian bands and singers take the stage at the Nautilus Theater performing worship music. Enjoy the fellowship and inspiring performances.

    SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™

    Experience the wonderful holiday traditions showcased at SeaWorld with splendid holiday food and treats, amazing live performances, holiday shopping, and delightful entertainment. Meeting Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends is sure to be a highlight for kids.

    Seven Seas Food Festival

    Foodies will be impressed with over 180 distinctive food and beverage items at this event, including more than 60 unique eats, 70 craft brews, and 50 wines and spirits.

  • Animal Ambassador Tour

    Join up with SeaWorld’s Animal Ambassador team and the park’s exotic and rescued animals, and hear the incredible stories they represent.

    Behind the Scenes Tour

    Get to know SeaWorld in this 75-minute tour as knowledgeable guides explain interesting facts and insider information. Guides will answer all your questions about the park and its engagement with wildlife. Best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with a penguin and touch a shark on this inventive, behind-the-scenes tour.

    Beluga Whales Up-Close Tour

    Find out why these animals are so amazing and see what it’s like to care for Beluga whales.

    Dolphin Encounter

    If you adore dolphins and you’ve always wanted to experience a close connection, this is the experience for you. Savor the chance to connect with a highly intelligent, playful bottlenose dolphin. You’ll even get to touch a dolphin. Each interaction lasts three to five minutes for groups of up to 10 guests. Capture this special moment with a photo package available for purchase.

    Dolphins Up-Close Tour

    Dolphin lovers who would like a more personal, hands-on experience will be smitten with the Dolphins Up-Close Tour. It’s a remarkable way to engage with dolphins, as professional trainers will teach you how to communicate with the animals through hand signals. Apply your newfound skills and ask dolphins to carry out gestures and behaviors in this exclusive experience.

    Penguins Up-Close Tour

    Pack your parka because you’ll be entering chilly terrain — expect a temperature of 30 degrees. Before you journey into the icy habitat, your guide will share all the ins and outs of taking care of penguins. Additionally, guests are educated on the various life stages of a penguin. If one of your life goals is to touch a penguin, then you’ve signed up for the right tour.

    Sea Lions Up-Close Tour

    Get your picture taken with your SeaWorld Orlando’s sea lions. Tour guides share behind-the-scenes stories as well as insight on caring for these adorable creatures on a day-to-day basis. And there’s even a chance to feed a bucket of fish to a band of rowdy sea lions and harbor seals.

    Walrus Up-Close Tour

    On this interactive, behind-the-scenes tour, learn why this cold-weather animal is so amazing.