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SeaWorld of Orlando
6600 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando, FL
(407) 264-0846
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Roller Coaster Photos
Journey to Atlantis
Shamu Express

Other Ride Photos
Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin
Blue Horizons
Clyde and Seymour
Dolphin Cove
Dolphin Nursery
Flying Fiddler
Manatee Rescue
One Ocean
Ocean Commotion
Paddle Boats
Polar Express (Seasonal)
Sea Carousel
Shark Encounter
Sky Tower
Turtle Trek
Wild Arctic
Infinity Falls (new for 2018, need photos)

TPR Trip Reports
TPR's October 2013 Trip
Theme Park Review's Orlando 2009 Trip!
Manta Backstage Construction Tour Feb. 2009
Theme Park Review's Orlando 2008 Trip!

TPR Member Photo Trip Reports
February 1st, 2014 by jedimaster1227
March 21st, 2014 by jcrouse
June 2011 by Popcorn54
March, 2009 by Electerik
September 9th, 2008 by Swimace
April 10th, 2008 by RCFreak
April 15th, 2007 by Will Montu
August 26, 2006 by Blue Thunder
January 6th, 2006 by Coaster Palooza
Retro 1985 by CoasterFanatic

Sea World has three great coasters from B&M. Manta is considered one of the two best "flying" coasters in the world, Kraken is a highly regarded floorless coaster and Mako is the park's newest coaster Journey to Atlantis is one of the best-themed water rides/coasters in the world (and you will get wet). The park had a chance to hit a home run with Antarctica:Empire of The Penguin, but the ride portion is lacking compared to the penguin exhibit. Turtle Trek also provides something to do during inclement weather

There are over a dozen exhibits around the park where you can get up and personal with various forms of sea life. Shamu's Happy harbor is an area where kids and families can enjoy rides together.
Sharks Underwater Grill is the most upscale menu in the park (seafood and steak) but is pricey and not included on the All Day Dining Plan.

If you plan to spend the whole day (at least two sit-down meals) at Sea World, the All Day Dining Plan is a good deal. The park has mutliple sit-down restaurants with above-average theme park food that are included in the All Day Dining Plan. Voyagers Smokehouse serves BBQ, Seafare Inn offers fresh carved sandwiches, and Spice Mill has burgers and grilled chicken.
Operating Season
Sea World Orlando is open year round
Established Seasonal events
Seven Seas Food and Wine Festival occurs on weekends February-April.

The park will make changes to some shows during their Christmas celebration. During Halloween Spooktacular kids of all ages trick or treat at no additional charge.
Nearby Lodging
Most major hotel chains are located near the park. Partners hotels and benefits are listed on SeaWorld's website
Access & Location
Location: The main entrance for SeaWorld Orlando is on Central Florida Parkway between International Drive and Sea Harbor Drive.

Public Transportation from Disney:
SeaWorld is not responsible for changes to bus routes and schedules. This is for information purposes only that our guests have requested. The lynx #50 bus goes from Downtown Disney to Downtown Orlando and back, but does have a stop near SeaWorld Orlando. For itinerary and route information go to www.golynx.com click on schedules and maps and then link #50 for more information.

Driving Directions:
From the North (Downtown Orlando, Universal Studios, Sanford, Deland, Daytona): Take I-4 West to exit 72 (Beachline Expressway/FL-528/Airport). Once on the Beachline, take the International Drive exit (exit #1). At traffic light, turn left. (You will be driving on International Drive.) At the second light, turn right onto Central Florida Parkway. The entrance to SeaWorld is on the right-hand side of Central Florida Parkway.

From the West (Lake Buena Vista/Tampa): Take I-4 East (toward Orlando) to exit 71. This is the SeaWorld exit. Bear right onto Central Florida Parkway when exiting ramp. The main entrance to SeaWorld is on the left-hand side of Central Florida Parkway, at the sign for SeaWorld Orlando.

From the East (Cocoa, Cape Canaveral, Titusville Area): Take FL-528 (Beachline Expressway) west to the International Drive exit (exit #1). Make a left on to International Drive. Make a right onto Central Florida Parkway at the second traffic light. The entrance to SeaWorld is on the right-hand side of Central Florida Parkway.
Virtual Queue Options
Two versions of Busch's Quick Queue are available. Regular Quick Queue gives you one-time front-of-the-line access for Manta, Kraken, Journey to Atlantis, and Wild Arctic. Unlimited Quick Queue is exactly what it says for the same rides. Note: some attractions using Quick Queue restrict you to a particular row of seats. Purchase of either Quick Queue option gets you one complimentary ride on the Paddle Boats and SkyTower.
Of course, most people think of Shamu when they hear Sea World. Shamu Rocks is a very popular show, but Believe is another killer-whale show. Blue Horizons is a colorful, Broadway-type spectacular with costumed divers and exotic birds, but the real stars are the dolphins. A'Lure Call of the Ocean is a acrobatic show. If you're up for some lighthearted humor catch Pets Ahoy! or the Clyde and SeaMore Show.
Manta Roller Coaster POV
Kraken Roller Coaster POV
Antarctica Empire of the Kingdom POV video

1983 Park Guide
1980 Park Guide
1976 Brochure and Park Guide

Park Maps
2016 Park Map
2011 Park Map
2008 Park Map
1990 Park Map

SeaWorld Orlando Discussion Thread