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Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109-7904
Phone Number: 1800 257 4268
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more....

Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more. See awe-inspiring shows with magnificent killer whales, playful dolphins, humorous sea lions plus an amazing pet show featuring adopted animals. Dive under the sea at Explorer's Reef and touch a crab, shark, or playful cleaner fish. Experience exhilarating rides, roller coasters and water rides. See dozens of amazing attractions. Enjoy fresh California cuisine. Experience this beautiful park located on scenic Mission Bay. SeaWorld is a top-rated, all-age attraction and a must-see for any visit to San Diego. Have unforgettable fun that sparks a passion for wild animals and wild places.

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We went only for the up close penguin tour and it was definitely worth the admission and additional tour fee! Will go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is great for all ages. So much to do, see and learn. The mammals here are spectacular to watch and the rides are fun also. I highly recommend going to Sea World if you ever get the chance.

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Philadelphia, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The park is beautiful. The ticket prices ($85 each) are through the roof expensive especially given the fact that lunch is going to cost another $25 a head, at least. There is plenty of parking for $17 a spot. The exhibits are nice but haven't been updated in decades. The thrill rides (if that's what you want to call them)... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went only for the up close penguin tour and it was definitely worth the admission and additional tour fee! Will go again.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there by rented car for a whole day with my friend. It was a day of fun and entertainment which we enjoyed very much. Its better to come in the morning and plan your activities according to the timetable of different shows that are taking place in the seaworld. The best were penguins and pet-show. But dolphins and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited SeaWorld on a wet Tuesday in September so the park was virtually empty. Loved the Journey to Atlantis and Mantra rides, Wild Arctic was also good. The Sea Lion show was fun but the highlight was seeing the killer whales up close. SeaWorld is easy to get to and parking is also easy.

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san diego, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't particularly care for Sea World. It's a lot of money for an okay experience. It just doesn't impress like it used to. That being said my kids (3 & 4) love it, and with the Shamu show coming to an end next year, we make it a point to visit every time we are in town. The Sesame... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sea World is one of our favorite place to go for delicious pineapple frozen treats as well as the over all attractions of aquariums, sea life exhibits, fun interactive experiences offered to guests to get to know and appreciate the local sea life. The shark encounter under water tunnel lets you get and under water view of sharks as they... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seaworld was on our San Diego go card, so we went. I particularly wanted to see the Orcas and was so glad i did as the show was awesome, but they are changing it for the future. To be honest, I wasnt impressed with the rest of the park. Way too crowded, lines for rides were too long and it... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to do Seaworld at least once. Unless you are there before the park opens, it is worth the extra $5 for "Park Close. Do not pass up the interactive displays where the cleaner fish touch your hands, or you can touch the sharks. Fun for every age. If you sit close for the Dolphin Show you are in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my son wanted to spend his 12th birthday at sea world. We let him stay home from school and we went on a Wednesday. We had a great time because the weather was cool and the park was empty. They offer all of the same shows that they do on the weekends except there are plenty of seats to see... More 

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