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SeaWorld San Diego

500 SeaWorld Drive, SeaWorld of California, San Diego, CA 92109
800 25 SHAMU
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Ranked #34 of 237 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

The Halloween event was fun. The kids had fun trick or treating in the park. We got to see a newborn dolphin.

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Auburn Hills
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit for the whole family! Especially enjoyed the interactive events and activities where you get to touch the sting rays and other ocean creatures. The shows are great too especially for the kids. There are some differences between this SeaWorld and the one in Orlando so worth going to even if you have been to the one... More

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

While the individual exhibits are pretty good, overall I was pretty annoyed. After looking at whatever animal, you are funneled through a gift shop at the exit of every exhibit. Don't worry SeaWorld, you'll get my money, you don't have to hit me over the head with all the merchandise! Speaking of money, I don't know how people afford to... More

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Hi, Calgary_guy_yyc. We're sorry to hear about your experience during your last visit to the park. We're glad that you enjoyed our exhibits here at SeaWorld. We strive to provide the best service possible to our guests. We thank you for your feedback and have shared it with the appropriate park officials. More

Stamford, CT
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I love marine animals. I studied marine biology. Naturally, I would want to come here. But, honestly, it was not worth the time nor the money. First of all, the parking was expensive, especially for the trek to the front gate. They have a "Halloween event" for the kids, but it's not at all Sea-World related (disappointment). On the plus... More

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Hi, TheodensQueen. Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. We're sorry to hear that your experience was less than what you expected. We're glad that you enjoyed our animal interactions and scenery. We strive to provide the highest quality experience for our guests, and your comments will help us in that endeavor. Your review has been shared with... More

Crestline, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We are not thrill-riders, but love the ocean and it's many animals. We especially loved the gondola ride over the harbour, and of course the animal shows! Bring your own snacks and water, and enjoy the park!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic family friendly theme park with heaps to do for all ages My family loved every minute we had there so we went back the next day and did it all again

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Salem, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The price was high especially when they are only open for 6 hours a day, it takes longer than that to stand in lines for all the rides and maybe 1 show ,had to rush the trip, will not return.

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Hi, Janet. Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. We're sorry to hear that your experience was less than what you expected. We strive to provide the highest quality experience for our guests, and your comments will help us in that endeavor. Your review has been shared with the appropriate officials at the park. More

boston
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Loved shamu, dolphin, sea lion, pet rules shows. Loved the rides, Manta and Atlantis. Had so much fun with my best friend. I enjoyed the beautiful landscape.

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Makawao, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

had fun on the rides only got to see one show you need to do the shows frist then go on the rides try to go on a day when they open longer didn't have enough time to do everything

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had been to Sea World once before and remembered how sad i felt for the whales and other animals. However, my current significant other had never been there before, so we decided to take a trip to San Diego. We went to Sea World on Saturday and then to Torrey Pines State Beach on Sunday. We saw all of... More

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Hi, Red5279. Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. We're sorry to hear that your experience was less than what you expected. We strive to provide the highest quality experience for our guests, and your comments will help us in that endeavor. Your review has been shared with the appropriate officials at the park. We did, however, want... More

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