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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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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

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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It was my first visit and I loved it. A lot of things to sea and enjoy specially the shows. Only problem is the Shamu show plays only once a day!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my first visit and I loved it. A lot of things to sea and enjoy specially the shows. Only problem is the Shamu show plays only once a day!

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Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveling from Australia I had a wonderful time at Seaworld San Diego, it is very different to Seawold Queensland, much larger with more things to do but we were there for 1day and that was enough to see and do what we wanted.The Dolphin Show, the Sea Lion show(very funny) and of course the Killer Whales were incredible, defiantly a... More 

Thank PureBlonde_1
Salt Lake City, Utah
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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place to get to see so many animals from the sea. Especially the Orca -- I am very sad to think that they won't have Orca shows in the future. The Orcas were born here and they have very large cages and areas to swim. They seem very happy and seem happy to please the audience. I... More 

Thank Anne_PinkBiker
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56 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It seems we only go here when it rains. Lol. Great time and nice staff. Plenty to do. See the shows and visit the flamingos. They are always chatty.

Thank Mandi L
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A really fun place to bring the family. entrance fees are not to bad it gets expensive if you want to get up and close to the dolphins. easy to find from the city. lots of events and great carnival food.

Thank MichaelDembenski
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great attraction, but super expensive. If you do splurge and visit Sea World don't miss the dolphin show.

Thank Susan H
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These animals are abused and sad. Orcas and other animals don't deserve this kind of treatment - all cooked up in a small tank. The tanks are too small to allow the animals to properly swim and have a good life. The shows are depressing to watch.

Thank Andrea A
Lakewood, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me begin by saying that this is not the Orlando Seaworld, and don't go in thinking that. It is much smaller and has less to offer. While still fun, it can be disappointing if you're use to the Orlando one. Good thing to do, however, if you have a day to kill, especially with kids. Sesame street land is... More 

Thank Kyle M
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been close to twenty years since I visited Sea World. So glad we made the trip. The shows were excellent and the crowds were not bad at all. I'm a roller coaster fan and the Manta was fantastic. What a treat to be able to hop on a great roller coaster with less than a five minute wait.

Thank OCCAlaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and 2 kids (5 & 12) visited Sea World mid Nov 2015. We went on a Friday and hardly anyone was there. We had a great day full of entertainment and fun. The shows were so much fun and the rides were awesome - well the ones working were awesome. There were a few rides closed but it... More 

Thank Maka Jen T

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