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SeaWorld® Orlando and its sister 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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Since SeaWorld’s debut, animal rescue and rehabilitation has been the heart of everything they do. 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.
Thrilling Orlando visitors since 1973, SeaWorld is known for extraordinary animal encounters and one-of-a-kind rides. Coming in spring 2023, Pipeline: The Surf Coaster will make you feel like you’re actually surfing as you reach speeds up to 60 mph and heights up to 110 feet. You can also conquer Ice Breaker, featuring 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®. You can also embark on a deep-sea adventure with a menagerie of legendary beasts courtesy of The Kraken®... if you dare.
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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For more fun that the youngest members of your family will enjoy, visit the Dolphin Nursery, where young bottlenose dolphins practice jumping, playing and communicating with their moms and other newborns, or see awe-inspiring creatures like beluga whales and walruses at Wild Arctic®. Kids will also love the kitschy-cool Flamingo Paddle Boats, as well as unbeatable views of Orlando aboard the 400-foot Sky Tower.
Ready for close encounters with a stunning array of aquatic life? Stop by and see nature’s wonders at Jewel of the Sea Aquarium, Dolphin Cove, Shark Encounter and many others, including particularly heartwarming moments at the new SeaWorld Rescue Center. 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 presentations like Sea Lion & Otter Spotlight, Dolphin Adventures 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 shows and animal encounters, and make plans to dive into all of it during your next visit to Orlando.
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Embark on a day of endless adventures at SeaWorld Orlando. Unless otherwise noted, all experiences at SeaWorld Orlando are suitable for all ages and heights.
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®
Visit the majestic South Pole for up-close encounters with penguins.
Flamingo Paddle Boats
Climb into a flamingo-shaped boat and take a peaceful, 20-minute boat tour of SeaWorld Orlando’s impressive lake. There’s a small, separate fee to paddle out, unwind and enjoy the tranquility, but it’s totally worth it.
Height restrictions: Children under 56 inches (142 cm) must be accompanied by a supervising companion.
On this brand-new roller coaster, 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: 54 inches
One of SeaWorld’s wildest thrill rides sends you hurtling down a lost jungle river and the ruins of a forgotten civilization. It also has an entertaining lesson about fresh-water conservation — and 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.
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 you a definite adrenaline rush.
Height requirements: 54 inches (137 cm)
Named for one of the ocean’s fastest sharks, Orlando’s tallest roller coaster delivers high speeds, deep dives and thrills around every turn.
Height requirements: 54 inches (137 cm)
Experience the full force and power of riding the high seas, all on one of the smoothest tracks in the world.
Height requirements: 54 inches (137 cm)
Pipeline: The Surf Coaster
Pipeline: The Surf Coaster will debut in spring 2023. SeaWorld’s seventh roller coaster will be the world’s first “Surf Coaster,” offering immersive design elements that include a dynamic surfing launch and “wave jumping” motions for a one-of-a-kind ocean adventure.
Sesame Street Land™
Based on the children’s television classic, Sesame Street Land includes nine fresh attractions, including Abby’s Flower Tower, Big Bird’s Twirl ‘n’ Whirl, Cookie Drop!, Elmo’s Choo Choo Train, Rosita’s Harmony Hills, Rubber Duckie Water Works, Slimey’s Slider, Sunny Day Carousel and Super Grover’s Box Car Derby. You can also enjoy themed dining and shopping, plus SeaWorld’s first-ever parade.
For an additional fee, SeaWorld Orlando’s enduring icon (original to the park, which opened in 1973) provides a seabird’s perspective of Orlando from its 400-foot-tall observation tower. Enjoy a 360-degree view of Orlando as you leisurely soak in the panoramic views aboard the gently rotating capsule.
Witness beluga whales, walruses and even shy harbor seals at this all-ages attraction.
See animals putting on incredible displays at SeaWorld’s inspiring presentations.
A lighthearted look into the lives of dolphins and their trainers, showcasing their special relationships. 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.
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.
Get up close to majestic animals at special exhibits throughout SeaWorld Orlando.
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.
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.
A collection of 10 unique aquariums invites you 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 playful 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 provide inspiration to make a difference.
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.
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. Don’t forget to sneak a peek at the newborn stingrays in the nursery.
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.
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.
Stay fueled during your day of adventures with unique dining options throughout SeaWorld, including these standouts.
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.
Take a rest stop from world exploration as you settle into the Expedition Cafe, located in the Antarctica pavilion. American, Italian and Asian dishes are sure to satisfy your hunger. 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
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.
If you’re a barbecue fan, then you’ll be pleased with the hickory-smoked fare at Voyager’s. Barbecue baby back ribs and the smoked chicken platter continue to rank high on menu requests. An ample outdoor seating area and a low-key vibe make this a popular spot with families and barbecue fans alike.
Dine on flavors inspired by regions around the Amazon at this eatery, and quench your thirst with their selection of craft beers.
Find unique keepsakes to commemorate your SeaWorld adventures at these one-of-a-kind stores.
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. 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.
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.
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.
After you explore Infinity Falls, stop here for souvenirs and to support water conservation around the world.
Add even more value to your SeaWorld visit by planning your trip during these special events, which are included with regular admission unless otherwise noted.
Craft Beer Festival
Over the course of five summer weekends, enjoy more than 100 craft beers from breweries across Florida, plus select domestic and international favorites.
Enjoy fun and spooky live shows, trick-or-treating and more. It’s the ultimate Halloween party, sea-style, for the whole family.
SeaWorld turns frightful on select autumn evenings when the park unleashes roaming haunts, scare zones, nighttime coaster rides and more during this specially ticketed, after-hours event.
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.
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 distinctive food and beverage items at this springtime event, including over 200 unique eats, craft brews, and wines and spirits. This festival also features award-winning artists in concert at Bayside Stadium.
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Behind-the-Scenes Up-Close 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.
Find out why these animals are so amazing and see what it’s like to care for Beluga whales.
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, you’ll learn about 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. There’s even a chance to feed a bucket of fish to a band of rowdy sea lions and harbor seals.
SeaWorld Rescue Tour
Get a chance to tour SeaWorld Rescue and explore how SeaWorld has cared for more than 39,000 rescued animals over 50 years. On this 30-minute tour, you will have the opportunity to see manatees and sea turtles while learning how SeaWorld rescues and cares for the animals.
Learn why this cold-weather animal is so amazing.