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“Hasn't changed much in the last 20 years”
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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$192.92*
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Hasn't changed much in the last 20 years”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

We enjoyed the day. The food was very expensive. Emperor Penguin exhibit was great! We also loved the dolphin show.

Visited April 2012
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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

We made a trip to the Gold Coast to visit seaworld as the kids only holiday request was to go there.
We have previously loved seaworld. Yes the weather was bad when we visited however we were disappointed on arrival that three of the major rides/ attractions were closed for maintenance. While we understand this needs to be done we were disappointed that so many were out at the same time.....especially considering there are not all that many rides at seaworld.
Overall a VERY costly day. Yes the dolphin and seal shows are great to see but for the price you pay to visit the park I don't think it worth it. Money better spent visiting other parks, or if you are interested in movie world and wet n wild get the three park pass as I believe this a cheap way of doing the parks.

Visited February 2013
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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“All rides closed but still full price ???”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

I took some family from Melbourne down to Sea World today. It was overcast and there was some rain but we were glad to find the resort open for business. At $90 entrance fee it's no wonder that tourism is suffering in Queensland, but then to get in only to find all rides closed made a bad situation worse.
We had no warning before paying to get in that the rides were closed and the overall experience was reduced to a (very costly) few very average shows. Of course the food and drink at these places is already way over priced, so you're very much a captive as you're being robbed.

Aussie tourism is suffering - it's no surprise.

Visited March 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Still a great day out after all these years”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

I first went here in 1978, and have been back many times over the years. It's had a number of makeovers and still pulls big crowds while competing with other newer theme parks nearby. Good shows with sealife (seals/doplhins &etc) and favourite cartoon characters, great rides, and an excellent new waterpark to play in.

Visited April 2012
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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“My grandaughter loves it”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Had to go more than once in the school holidays. The seal show was a must see twice and the dolphin show is amazing and we now have a budding dolphin trainer in the family. Didn't like the jet ski show found it boreing and not in keeping with the theme of the park.

Visited January 2013
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