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“Fun Day with School Group”
Review of SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando
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Ranked #10 of 428 things to do in Orlando
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Immerse yourself in wonder at SeaWorld® Orlando, where the aquatic world comes alive. Only here can you experience Orlando's new tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster, Mako, named for one of the ocean’s fastest known sharks. Then, see the world through the eyes of a penguin in the thrilling, chilling adventure of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin™, and laugh to the all-new Clyde & Seamore’s Sea Lion High™ show. Here you can also climb aboard and ride the mighty Manta®, experience the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring Shamu® show One Ocean®, and share an epic voyage with sea turtles on the 3D 360 TurtleTrek®.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Sarasota, Florida
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Fun Day with School Group”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

The 5th grade kids had a blast at Seaworld on their recent end-of-elementary-years field trip. They arrived early, watched a presentation, then were let loose to stand beside and learn about the killer whales, feed dolphins, tour through amazing aquariums (and saw the most incredible seahorse-like creature) and delight in water-related shows. The performers were good ... not great, though I'm Disney-spoiled. The rides for that age group were awesome. Facing the ground on Manta proved too frightening for some but fun-scary for others. The water ride had a surprising double dip and Kraken had the right amount of zoom. Water fountains, bathrooms and lockers were well-placed. The minus was the food; outrageously priced and not tasty, dried out chicken, salad without dressing, too-sweet desserts.

Visited May 2013
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great for all ages”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

This was the first park we ever visited on our very first trip to Orlando in 2004 so all our family have a huge affection for the place. Its more laid back than Universal/Disney etc as it really does concentrate on putting wildlife first before rollercoasters. Having said that the rides of Kraken & manta seem to keep the youngsters amused. Personally I think most people come here for the shows (any there are loads), from Whales & Dolphins to Manatee & Rays this place has it all. Participating feeding times, exhibitions and shows made our trip this year just that bit more special, helped by great weather and no overcrowding.....Always worth a visit and they sell Starbucks !

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Can't be Beaten”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Where to start on such a memorable visit, well my first tip is to give yourself two full days to see the park that way you'll be sure to not miss anything.

The shows here are phenomenal, Dolphin performances, acrobatics, the Shamu show all take your breath away.

That's without taking into account the chance to feed the dolphins and see marine life that one simply wont experience anywhere else.

Visited May 2013
Thank Michael S
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Sea World was awesome. The Italian Food Buffet on site was great for the price. It is very quick service and excellent food. All of shows and animal sites were great. After seeing Universal Studio's, All of Disney World Parks, and Sea World, Sea World is best!

Visited September 2012
Thank Kristy R
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“Entertainment for all ages.”
Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

Visiting SeaWorld entertains all in the family. A 13 year old animal lover, a 15 year old thrill-ride seeker and biology teacher mom and tug along dad all had a great time visiting. Shows were incredible. Make yourself a schedule to see as many shows as you can. Also, saw a lot o service dogs roaming the park. Great to see SeaWorld supports Canine Companions for Independence. They had their event at the park. Awesome dogs!

Visited May 2013
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