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Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, SeaWorld of California, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 800 25 SHAMU
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming with dolphins
Description: SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist...
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.
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Nice visit with family

Vera Nice shows, specially the Whales... The Dolphins Are great too. It's good for small kids, because it's not so big.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Pune, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was one of the best experiences in CA for us! The touch pools were just lovely. Our six year old had the best of time here! We had taken the encounter with Dolphin which was worth every penny! The trainers / staff were extremely friendly! We had booked online. The visit date was flexible but what we missed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Getting to Sea World early is a definite must!! Doing this gets you on to the roller coaster and other rides very quickly and you can do them multiple times with no line forming as most people don't arrive until 11 or 12. Also parking is $16. Plan the shows you want to watch according to the times listed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Our 2 favorite shows are "pets rule" and "Sea lion and otter" we always enjoy those show. It's funny and we always have a good laugh. I would always come here as a kid and I'm glad my son is getting to experience it 2. I work in the hospitality industry and ALWAYS recommend SeaWorld to our guest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Vera Nice shows, specially the Whales... The Dolphins Are great too. It's good for small kids, because it's not so big.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I took my 8 year old grandson. The first day we went on all the rides and saw the Shamu show. The second day we saw all the shows then went on all the rides again. My grandson loved everything there. I did not like the food. I've taken my other grandkids there for vacation and they also loved it.... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My amazing was experience and the rides are fun and daring, I would like to recommend two rides that I especially loved, those were Manta and Atlanta. These two rides were amazing and very scary. Anyway you shouldn't miss the whale and dolphin shows.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The shamu show is really nice..and is quite an experience,all the exhibits are very kid friendly and there are many touch pools.the Artic exhibit was incredible.there are also nice stalls with games for kids.food was not too good,little choice . Journey to Atlantis is good fun.

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New Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We got here first thing. We bought tix using the Go San Diego Select card. Checking in with the mobile app was complicated. Scanners had trouble reading the QR. Attendants would have benefitted from hand scanners (like they have at the Zoo). Great facilities. Shows were entertaining. Some were quite elaborate with trainers in bird costumes doing circus acrobatics. I... More 

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Sunny Cali
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We've been to legoland, Disneyland, Coronado, La Jolla, Old Town, but Sea World was the highlight of our trip. It's not Disneyland, but neither are the prices. We were surprised at how much there is to do for us and our kids. While my older one goes on the rides, my little one went to the tide pools, wild arctic,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Loved this park. So much to see and do. We got there as soon as the park opened and did the Manta Ray ride three times in a row as there was no queue!! Don't miss the Cirque show as it is excellent. The dolphin and whale shows are also good. Get there early to secure good seats. Beware the... More 

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Additional Information about SeaWorld San Diego

Address: Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, SeaWorld of California, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: 800 25 SHAMU
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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