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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 #32 of 231 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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San Luis Obispo, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

a little local knowledge goes a long way at seaworld park. though we are not locals, just figure it out. we went on a tuesday, the day after the local schools started after summer break. the park was relatively empty. road the rides, sometimes twice back to back, with no lines. saw all the shows, strolled the shops, and had... More

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Mildura, Australia
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21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Quite a few changes since we last visited. Kids loved the Atlantis ride and the ray tanks was fun. Shamu show was as entertaining as always but the highlight was the dolphin show with the Cirque du Soleil feel to it. Pleasant and enjoyable day. Will visit again in March 2015.

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Murrieta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

My husband, son & I had a great day visiting SeaWorld. The shows are amazing! My son uses a wheelchair for mobility and the whole park staff was very helpful and friendly!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Dolphin Show - very fun! Whale Show - somewhat disappointing. Pets Rule - super cute! Lunch - we had the fish tacos and shrimp tacos by the Pets Rule stadium and it was very delicious Rides - only rode the big rides. They were fun, but not really worth more than a 30 minute wait (I love roller coasters and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

A little on the small side but it was still good. Came on a weekday so that could be part of the reason why it wasn't as lively. The shows were great and it was pretty clean as well.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful day and night at Seaworld. From the shows to the rides there is so much to see and do. We purchased the all day dinning bands and enjoyed being able to eat throughout the day for just one fee. Thank you Seaworld for providing not only fun but an education as well

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I watched Blackfish before I went to San Diego. I will admit, I had my reservations about the experience, but I also recognized that it's important for EVERYBODY to get both sides of the story - not just a movie produced by activists. SeaWorld is a great experience. While they do have room to improve tank size for the Orcas,... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited as a family last week, only had 2 days in San Diego, sea world was included in our so cal pass from Anaheim so we decided to visit. There are some positives, the park was very clean and all the staff were polite. The killer whale show was a let down especially as a photographer as no tips... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had an enjoyable day but not as good as the zoo. A point worth noting is that I had been advised to buy "fast track / premium seating" tickets for approximately $39 per person. This was great as we didn't feel the need to get there early and line up for a good seat having said that staff were... More

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California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Went to SeaWorld as a family. Overall it was a good day. There are a lot of shows to watch and there are cool interactive attractions. I wouldn't buy a year long pass to the park but it definitely worth visiting every once and awhile.

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