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“So so”
Review of Sea World

Sea World
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$112.20*
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Gold Coast Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Sea World Theme Park Admission
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$80.71*
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Gold Coast Theme Park Pass: Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“So so”
Reviewed October 26, 2011

When I was is San Diego, I didnt go to Sea World so I decied to go this time but not really great. It was ok if you have kids but then again kids like everything. Two polar bears were sleeping.. But dolphin show was great....need to see that for sure...I will try the one in Florida next year.
Once in a life time....it is ok to go....

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia
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“Wonderful Day Out”
Reviewed October 19, 2011

My family always enjoy Sea World, especially my 3 yr old grandson and a friend from NZ who had never been before. The polar bears and the sharks are great, but the dolphins and seal show will always be the winners. Is expensive to eat and drink there, but you can take in water bottles

Visited October 2011
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Really good fun - even for adults”
Reviewed October 19, 2011

It was over 10yrs since I left went to Seaworld and it was a really nice idea to go again. We had a great day out and it helped that the weather was good. We saw all of the obligatory shows which had plenty of seating for everyone. We did a few rides which we did end up queing for longer than actually riding but the queues did go quick.

Over all and old favourite for young and old and a great day out.

Visited October 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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“dissapointing”
Reviewed October 17, 2011

The park is OK but we bought our tickets in Melbourne and should have bought them in Queensland for a fraction of the price...Our biggest disappointment was that we had to pay for our boys to use the water slide...We were told that the hotel had bought the water park so they charged...incidentally it was empty all day. Silly hotel it would have been packed had it been included in the entry price like it used to be...false advertising I feel

Visited October 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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“Could be better and Disappointed”
Reviewed October 11, 2011

Recently visited Sea World In October 2011 a bit disappointed with the park this time, visited October 2009 and things have certainly changed. Some venues closed - shops and restaurants, rides and attractions closed up.
Extra payments to ride the Gondola, water park etc.
Food expensive and not enough seating.
Good shows for little children with the Sesame Street Show, seal show a little cheesy.
The Imagine Dolphin show now only goes for 15 minutes, 2 years ago it went for 25-30minutes.
Where are all the Polar Bears there were 2 missing what happened to them? The remaining bear is very lonely and was sleeping for over 5 hours when we visited as we went back to the enclosure on 2 separate occasions to see if he was awake but he was still asleep in the same spot, very sad and lonely.
The latest attraction Penguin encounter is excellent but a little on the small side for the Penguins to live in. They are such striking animals and seem to be cooped up in their enclosures and they just watch the people all day long and walk up and down the enclosure looking at everyone on the outside.
Its good to visit if you have not been there before and very good for little children to see such animals and shows.
I would not worry about visiting again for many years to come.

Visited October 2011
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