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SeaWorld San Diego

500 SeaWorld Drive, SeaWorld of California, San Diego, CA 92109
800 25 SHAMU
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As featured in San Diego for young kids
Ranked #33 of 225 attractions in San Diego
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Aquariums, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Water Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming with dolphins
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the... more » Owner description: SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement and mystery of the sea and sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating nights and exhilarating adventure. Plus, Sesame Street presents Lights, Camera, Imagination!, a new 4-D movie and the all-new Sesame Street Bay of Play, an all-new play area with three family-friendly rides. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our visit here was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip around California. Make sure you go to as many the shows as you can as they were all excellent. However, the Shamu show is one of the most impressive things I have ever seen, awesome! Make sure you have a Google for any ticket deals that are... More

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Los Angeles
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We enjoy all the animal shows, and as our kids have gotten older mixed in the rides as well. Always good for a day's entertainment. Don't miss the evening Seal and Sea Lion show where they make fun of the other shows in the park!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My kids and I went to Sea World on July 26th. We bought our tickets online, including our parking pass and the All Day Dining Passes. I very highly recommend the dining passes! When you buy them online, you save $5 on the adult passes, which makes them $28.99. And the kids pass is $17.99. Each time you go thru... More

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Saipan, Mariana Islands, South Pacific
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Looking for a fun and wet time...sit in the splash zone and buy yourself a towel...it is well worth the fun... Surprisingly, SeaWorld San Diego was fun and was a great experience. ..

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Arcadia, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We received complimentary admission and I took my sons, 23 and 27 on a Saturday. The reason SeaWorld got three stars was because they had a $10 kennel for our dog. We were able to eat lunch and walk her around during the day. The map they give you makes it look like the place is huge, however it is... More

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Muenchenstein, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

parking for 15 $ seems very expensive, thank you that we are allowed to come to you.. We, family 2 kids paid 200$ to enter the park. Better to plan to go during week (weekend price in the 80s plus longer waiting line.) We went first to the 11 am Orca Show. Spectacular !!! we were sitting on the edge... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I went with my husband to Sea world on both my daughters' recommendation as they had been there a few years ago and loved it. I wasn't interested in any of the rides ( I am too old for that....) but I absolutely loved the shows, one with Shamu the orca and the one with whales and dolphins and birds... More

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Spokane
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

For the old and disabled, Sea World is a real bummer. My wife and I are in our mid-sevenies, and I have difficulty walking very far or standing in line for a long time. My wife is more mobile, but does get tired after awhile. Sea World does offer "up close" parking for a big fee (the second time we... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited Sea World and we opted for the Premier Experience to get in the water with the dolphins and the Beluga whales. For most people this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to actually be close enough to touch them. As a bonus we got to feed Obie the walrus. Stuffing fish down his mouth... More

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Clinton, Iowa, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Loved the show. Little confusing to get around. Don't get eat all day special. The food was no good.

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