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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 215 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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Kent
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

As this is the original SeaWorld it has some charm, but not as good as the Florida SeaWorld. Managed to get around it all in a day. Worth a visit if your in the area.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

While in San Diego for spring break we spent a day at sea world. Having been to sea world 20 sone years ago, I was not expecting much more than a few animal shows and a few kiddy rides. Wow , was I wrong. We started planing out day once we were in the park between rides and shows. The... More

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Philadelphia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Wasn't a fan reminds me of an upscale local city zoo. Pricey but overall okay. I have season passes to the sister parks so I didn't have to pay for parking,admission and received discounts on food and merchandise. I still spent a lot of money even with the passes

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We had been really looking forward to visiting Sea world..but was quite disappointed..very pricey..quite a few ride were broken down..and in order to was a couple show you need to stay the whole day...once in a lifetime is enough!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I took the etours shuttle to this park. Worth the money, they sell tickets and shuttle is included. On the other hand I had to take the VIP Tours to Universal, the driver was literally begging for tips start to finish. He thought he was being funny but was very unprofessional with his interaction with the passengers. It was the... More

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San Diego, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We went to SeaWorld because my friend had free passes from another friend. We went there early, and walked around quite a bit, making a spiral to cover all the exhibits. We did not see any performing animals, though, even though that seems to be what a lot of people go to SeaWorld for. We visited the porpoises in their... More

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Fair Oaks
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We went on April 17th and had a blast. Park wasn't busy and the relaxing pace was a welcomed treat. The shows were entertaining and funny. The rides were awesome. The food was good and the staff was friendly. I haven't been to Seaworld in 20 years and it was great to take my two boys (6 & 7). They... More

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Chennai
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

It has everything from shamu shows, dolphin shows, sea lion, Madagascar show, underwater view, cable car, tall tower to view the entire park, pets show. The kids will definitely love this park. The trainers are not allowed to go near the killer whales during the show which was a big disappointment. We watched the same show 5 years ago which... More

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Sacramento
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Great Experience! There are so many hands on things to do. You can touch and feed bat rays, get your hands exfoliated by cleaner fish, touch dolphins, see penguins and by all means see the Beluga Whales. They have a behind the scenes tour for about $30 and a great, in the water touching tour with the Beluga Whales for... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Our kids went on some of the rides and enjoyed them, but the true highlight for us was the various shows. We had lunch at SeaWorld and it wasn't the best and was very expensive.

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