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“Ok but short of expectation”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sea World

Sea World
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$99.89*
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Gold Coast Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Sea World Theme Park Admission
Ranked #4 of 26 things to do in Main Beach
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
northamptonshire
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“Ok but short of expectation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

we enjoyed our visit to sea world but felt let down by the number of attractions not open due to it been off season, and still charged full price. we liked the animal attractions all had plenty of room and seemed to be clean and happy.

Visited August 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Most rides closed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Disappointing that most of the rides including the gondola were closed on the day we went due to new ride construction. SeaWorld tried to cover this by saying they advertised at gates that some rides may be closed but not that most of them were. Spend the day wandering looking for things to do so left early. Very expensive place to visit compared with places like Australia Zoo which was more vgalue for money

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great place for kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our toddler loved this place and we really enjoyed the dolphin and seal show as well. The food is terrible though, how can they get it so wrong.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Must do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Fantastic experience. Must do - especially if you have children.

Highly educational experience with plenty of activities and shows to keep you entertained.

Look at the website to look at shows, experiences and additional adventures available at Sea World to get the most out of your day.

Highly recommend the dolphin shows.
Sea lions were a bit disappointing

Easily accessibly by bus if you are staying along the Gold Coast.
Sea World would take a full day to explore thoroughly.

Visited September 2013
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“Sea World/Resort Gold Coast”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013

Stayed two nights at the [Nara]Sea World Resort, aging a little but still holding its own with a lot of resort style accom on the coast. Service was all you could ask for from the staff A big tick. The food was a bit hit and miss,[ never seen my teenage boy stop eating a pizza before].The rooms were good.TV was of poor picture quality. With staying at the resort it gives you free entry to the park. rides were average [teenager rating]shows and displays were up and down. Penguin World was ok,the pathway in was a dead end Prams had to turn around into the crowd coming in. enjoyed the new seal and jet ski show. some Gates were shut for no vis reason directing you to shops and arcade style stalls before you can reach your next show/rides. Still a good place for a family with small/young teen children to stay. PS the rail motor which circles the resort goes that SLOW even the young 4/5 year olds wanted to get off.
Whale watching [in season]is available with the resorts own boat.

Visited September 2013
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