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“Awesome Shamu Christmas Show” 5 of 5 stars
Review of SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego
500 SeaWorld Drive, SeaWorld of California, San Diego, CA 92109
800 25 SHAMU
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SeaWorld San Diego Transportation and Admission
Ranked #30 of 193 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Water Parks, Aquariums, Amusement Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming with dolphins
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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 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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“Awesome Shamu Christmas Show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We visited SeaWorld on Christmas Eve and went to the Shamu Chriatmas Show!! It was awesome. I enjoyed the beautiful Christmas Carols and whales doing their show at the same time. Our whole day was fun filled!!!

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“Sea World San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We have had season passes for Sea World San Diego for us and our grandchildren for 5 years. The ownership changed several years ago and the improvements since have been great. The Turtle exhibit and live animal display( in the old site for Anheuser Busch horses) and new Manta rollercoaster ride are a few examples of improvements. But the existing Arctic experience and Penguin site and Pets Rule and Atlantis Ride and Shamu ,Dolphin, Shark and Aquarium sites and Sesame Street site for younger visitors are still wonderful for our family. It is a nice mix of old and new.

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“Loved it so much that we went twice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The shows and the animals are terrific at SeaWorld. Our family of four had a blast and went twice in the course of 3 days. We were able to see some shows twice (Dolphin was our favorite) and do a few of the "rides" a couple of times. I highly recommend it for any age group.

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“Had a lot of fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We spent one day at SeaWorld San Diego on the day after Christmas. We purchased the All-day Dining Pass, and Premium Quick Queue. The park attractions were very entertaining (especially the shows), but we particularly enjoyed the hands-on exhibits (dolphin interaction, sting rays, etc.). We also enjoyed using the all-day dining pass and felt we got more than our money's worth. We ate breakfast at the park just after opening, and ate at several of the restaurants throughout the day. We expected the park to be very crowded during the holidays, so we purchased the quick queue add-on. However, the only time we really would have needed it was in the afternoon. Mornings and Evening were very light crowds (although there was a light rain storm earlier in the day and that may have reduced the crowds). I would definitely consider the all-day dining on a future visit, but I would be hesitant to recommend the quick queue unless the crowds were significantly more than what we experienced.

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“Pricey for a zoo with a roller coaster”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

The animals and shows were very nice. However the price of admission was very high and besides the shows, the exhibits were lack luster.

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