FACTS AND ATTRACTION DESCRIPTIONS
Orlando is the world's premiere marine adventure park with
200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and
unforgettable animal encounters. More than 80 million visitors
have explored the mysteries of the sea with up-close animal
interactions and exhilarating thrills. New state-of-the-art
rides such as "Kraken" and "Journey To Atlantis"
twist, turn, and drench guests with unprecedented thrills,
while amazing animal encounters include killer whales,
dolphins, sea lions, stingrays and more.
Intersection of Interstate 4 and FL 528 (the Bee Line
Expressway), 10 minutes south of downtown Orlando and 15
minutes from Orlando International Airport.
Open year-round at 9 a.m., with extended hours during summer
and holidays. Allow a full day to see all shows and
Adults (10 and over), $47.95 + tax; children ages 3-9, $38.95
+ tax; age two and under, free. (Prices are subject to change
without notice.) Discounts available for members, guests with
disabilities, senior citizen and military personnel.
Five Central Florida parks have teamed up to offer visitors an
unprecedented multi-day, multi-park value package. NEW: now
includes free round-trip transportation between all five parks.
Pricing includes up to seven consecutive days of unlimited
admission to SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Studios Florida,
Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, and Wet 'n Wild -
Orlando. Price is $159.95 plus tax for adults and $127.95 plus
tax for children ages 3-9.
Pricing includes up to 10 consecutive days of unlimited
admission to above parks and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, which is
$196.95 plus tax for adults and $157.95 plus tax for children
ages 3-9. For more information, call Universal City Travel
Company, (800) 224-3838.
Guests may choose from nine restaurants, ranging from
full-service to cafeteria-style. Also, the nightly "Aloha
Polynesian Luau Dinner and Show" features traditional
music, song, dance and food from the islands of Hawaii.
Reservations are required; call toll-free (800) 227-8048.
Strollers, wheelchairs, lockers and indoor, climate-controlled
pet kennels are available for rental. Wheelchair seating is
available at all facilities. Diaper-changing and baby-nursing
areas, first-aid, foreign currency exchange, 24-hour automated
teller machine, taxi and bus parking may be found on-site.
For general park information, call (800) 4-ADVENTURE, or (407)
351-3600. For information on marine animals, visit our
award-winning educational website at www.seaworld.org.
From cocktail parties in the shadows of lurking sharks, to
delectable buffets amid 200 tuxedo-clad penguins, SeaWorld
Orlando boasts customized functions that are leaving
conference groups truly wild about SeaWorld. Hosting more than
400 night parties a year, SeaWorld Orlando accommodates groups
ranging in size from 30 to 25,000 people.
For more information call toll-free at 1-800-327-2424 or
The 9 Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks employ more than 15,000
people and include Busch Gardens in Tampa, Fla. and
Williamsburg, Va.; SeaWorld Adventure Parks in Orlando, San
Diego, and San Antonio; Discovery Cove in Orlando; Adventure
Island in Tampa; Water Country in Williamsburg; and Sesame
Place near Philadelphia.
a massive, mythological underwater beast, kept caged by
Poseidon, is unleashed from the depths of the sea to shatter
all records as the newest, highest, fastest, longest - and
only floorless - roller coaster in Orlando.
Orlando's first-ever roller coaster is the first of its kind
in the Southeast. Best described as a "floorless"
coaster, Kraken's seats are open-sided and ride on a
pedestal, high above the track at speeds of 65 mph. Riders'
feet dangle and no coaster car surrounds them.
to Atlantis" - This edge-of-your-seat water-coaster -
part water ride, part roller coaster -- thrill ride plunges
guests into the middle of a clash for the lost city of
Atlantis. Eight riders at a time encounter the Sirens --
Atlantis' mythical spirits who fight to keep the city their
own -- and spine-tingling thrills, including two of the
steepest, wettest, fastest drops to be found at any theme park
in the world.
Arctic" - Guests are taken on a thrilling, motion-based
flight over the frozen North where they are enveloped in the
beauty, exhilaration and danger of Arctic exploration.
Stepping from the simulated jetcopter experience they enter a
frozen wonderland with live beluga whales, walruses, harbor
seals and polar bears.
Shamu Adventure" demonstrates the awesome power of
SeaWorld Orlando's family of seven killer whales, along with
an awe-inspiring special appearance from a majestic African
fish eagle in breathtaking free-flight.
renowned animal expert Jack Hanna serves as an on-location
host, transporting guests via ShamuVision to chilling and
exotic locations throughout the world -- including Alaska,
Norway and the Crozet Islands - while the animal and
trainers showcase the beauty, power and grace of the killer
Rocks America"- The decibel rises and Shamu Stadium rocks
as SeaWorld trainers and killer whales perform astonishing
feats to a rock 'n' roll beat during this amazing
nighttime killer whale show. Each night is a new rock
experience topped with dazzling theatrical effects and waves
of salt-water splashes.
and Seamore Take Pirate Island" stars the park's
hilarious sea lions, otters and walrus in a swashbuckling
adventure, featuring the most elaborate set ever in a
sensational tale of lost loot, pirate plunder and misadventure
on the high seas.
On Stage" is a hilarious show featuring the talents of a
menagerie of dogs, cats, birds, rats, pot-belly pigs and other
animals performing a series of uproarious -- and amazing --
skits. Most impressive is the fact that nearly all of the
fabulous four-legged celebs were rescued from animal shelters
before they found their fame at SeaWorld.
de la Mer" a truly unique, nontraditional circus that
blends athleticism, acrobatics, modern dance, music and
dramatic special effects. Native Peruvian and renowned comic
Cesar Aedo unites with an extraordinary cast to illustrate
"The Flight of the Condor," an age-old South
Water Ski Show" splashes down with the ultimate explosion
of high-energy action and extreme athletic competition.
SeaWorld's high-powered water stuntmen, wakeboarders and
skiers perform a fast-faced frenzy of high-flying,
heart-stopping action that fuses the intensity of "big
air" water-stunt power with the twisting, turning,
trampoline talent of world-class gymnastics. Its mach-speed
action takes competition to the extreme!
"Key West at SeaWorld" spans five acres and
celebrates the legendary mystique and animals of the Florida
Keys. Wild entertainers, live bands and a nightly Sunset
Celebration immerse guests in the quirky, carefree ambiance of
America's southernmost city. Guest may feed and touch dolphins
in a tropical lagoon with rolling waves, a sandy beach,
underwater viewing and naturalistic coral reef, as well as
feed stingrays, and see endangered sea turtles up-close.
Close Up!" - A 7-million-gallon, naturalistic killer
whale habitat lets visitors get closer than ever before to
Shamu and his friends. Guests learn about playtimes and
training sessions, and experience the excitement of SeaWorld's
successful killer whale breeding program in the marine mammal
The Last Generation?" submerges guests in the beautiful
underwater world of the endangered Florida manatee. All of the
manatees in this habitat have been rescued by SeaWorld's
animal rescue team, and those who become healthy enough will
be returned to their natural habitat. The attraction was named
best new zoological exhibit in the country by The American
Zoological Association (AZA).
Point Preserve" is home to California sea lions and
harbor seals. The 2½-acre naturalistic setting duplicates the
rocky Northern Pacific coast.
of the Deep" takes guests underwater surrounded by
spine-chilling denizens of the deep, including eels, barracuda,
venomous fish, and sharks. The 60-foot shark tunnel in
SeaWorld's Terrors of the Deep attraction is formed of acrylic
panels weighing up to 5,000 pounds each and able to support
the pressure of more than 500 tons of water.
Nursery" is home to new moms and calves.
Encounter" is an icy home to more than 200 penguins and
puffins, and features four species of penguins: king, gentoo,
chinstrap and rockhopper. The air is a chilly 30 degrees and
the water an icy 45 degrees. Six thousand pounds of snow fall
daily inside the naturalistic habitat, which is reminiscent of
the primitive Antarctic with its rocky cliffs and icy waters.
Guests ride a 120-ft. long moving walkway through the frozen
wonderland to watch the playful birds cavort both above, and
under, the water.
fish and sea creatures: "Caribbean Tidepool" offers
a hands-on encounters with tropical fish and sea creatures
such as sea urchins, starfish and anemones. "Tropical
Reef" surrounds guests with numerous state-of-the-art
SeaWorld Orlando also features: "Shamu's Happy Harbor,"
a 3-acre play area for kids; "Hawaiian Rhythms" show
featuring songs and dances of the Polynesian isles; "The
Anheuser-Busch Hospitality Center" featuring a
spectacular Hospitality House (with free icy beer samples) and
beautiful "Clydesdale Hamlet."
SeaWorld's animal rescue team is on call 24 hours a day, 365
days a year, and rescues, rehabilitates and releases hundreds
of endangered animals each year. The park is home to the
largest manatee rehabilitation facility in the world.
TOURS AND PROGRAMS:
Express Tour - SeaWorld guests can take an exclusive guided
tour with front of line access to rides, reserved seating at
shows and special animal feeding opportunities. Tour guests
will have a knowledgeable guide to personally escort them
through various park attractions and answer questions. The 5
½-hour Adventure Express tour is $55 per person, $50 per
child (ages 3 - 9), in addition to park admission.
Arrangements can be made at the Guided Tour Counter inside the
"Trainer for a Day" - After years of requests,
guests can experience the thrill of shadowing SeaWorld animal
trainers. From training techniques to food preparation,
participants learn first hand how SeaWorld animal trainers
care for and train the animals. The eight-hour program is
limited to only three people per day. Participants must be in
good physical condition and at least 13 years old. Cost is
$349 and includes a "Trainer for a Day" T-shirt, a
waterproof disposable camera and lunch. For reservations, call:
The Rescue!" This 60-minute tour takes visitors behind
the scenes for a look at the park's animal rescue and
rehabilitation program. Numerous manatees, sea turtles,
aquatic birds and seals have received a new lease on life with
the help of SeaWorld's animal rescue team. Now guests have a
rare opportunity to see some of these rehabilitation efforts
in progress. $7.95 for adults, $6.95 for children ages 3-9.
"Predators Tour": Have you ever wondered who rules
the oceans? Explore the myths behind shark attacks and uncover
the mysteries of shark behavior as you learn fascinating
biofacts and touch a live shark. Then, join us backstage at
Shamu Stadium as we explore the awesome power of killer whales.
You decide - who is the ocean's top predator? $7.95 for adults
and $6.95 for children ages 3-9.
Expedition Tour": This 60-minute tour features an
adventure form the North Pole to the South Pole, with a
face-to-face encounter with a Magellanic penguin, a visit
behind-the-scenes at SeaWorld's Penguin Research Facility and
an exclusive view of "Wild Arctic" support areas.
$7.95 for adults; $6.95 for children ages 3-9.
SeaWorld and SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Tampa Adventure Camps:
SeaWorld's education department offers more than 200 summer
camps classes, including sleepover programs and adventures for
kids as well as the whole family. New this year for teens
interested in a career in biological sciences is the SeaWorld/Busch
Gardens Adventure Camps.
For information call: 407-363-2380 or 1-866-GO-TO-CAMP.