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Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: +1 800-257-4268
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10:00 - 05:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 05:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more....

Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more. See awe-inspiring shows with magnificent killer whales, playful dolphins, humorous sea lions plus an amazing pet show featuring adopted animals. Dive under the sea at Explorer's Reef and touch a crab, shark, or playful cleaner fish. Experience exhilarating rides, roller coasters and water rides. See dozens of amazing attractions. Enjoy fresh California cuisine. Experience this beautiful park located on scenic Mission Bay. SeaWorld is a top-rated, all-age attraction and a must-see for any visit to San Diego. Have unforgettable fun that sparks a passion for wild animals and wild places.

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Fantastic Family Trip!

We took our kids here for the first time over Thanksgiving! It has been 20 years since I have been here and it is just as amazing I remember it! The shows are spectacular, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
anjex
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our kids here for the first time over Thanksgiving! It has been 20 years since I have been here and it is just as amazing I remember it! The shows are spectacular, and the exhibits for the animals are wonderful! I recommend investing in VIP parking if you have small children. The little extra in parking to get... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited SeaWorld Dec 1 and I would recommend several things. Don't bother to pay for preferred parking or front of the line or preferred seating if you are going during the week. The crowds are thin and you'll have no problem getting a close to entrance parking space or a good seat for any of the shows. If you... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kids love the Shamu show. It's awesome!!! Recommend to dine with Shamu, very very memorable experience. Plus the buffet is really delicious as well! Would love to go back again.

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Woodvale, Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although it drizzled all day a wonderful place to visit. First time we have seen an orca and they were beautiful. Dissappointed that when it rained a lot of the attractions closed especially the food ones. The food is totally over priced here. The rides were fanastic especially the Atlantis one. The aquariums were great to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for kids & family. Can easily spend a day. My son loves it like anything especially dolphin show.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sea world is a must for anyone visiting sea world. We did by the fast pass which is extra for the kids to get on the rides faster. Since we don't go very often it was worth it for the kids to be able to get on rides as much as possible.

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent a day at Sea World in San Diego. It was my husband's first visit and my second, the first being in 2001. We especially enjoyed the dolphin show, the sea lion show, and the dog/cat/pig/bird/etc. show. The whales show has changed so much that it is no longer exciting or thrilling to watch. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent excellent time here. Enjoyed all the shows and shamu is awesome. There are facility of scooter and manual available for elderly. I would do this again. Try to get yearly pass if you have kids due to parking advantage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One or two days at Sea World is our favorite entertainment in California. The shows of the marine animals are great and their additional pet's world show is a delightful complement to the show agenda.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day in sea world, specially the Shamu whale show it was amazing! The seals and sea lions encounter was too very interesting! You can feed the bat ray and Beluga! The only thing bad I think it's food, there is no nice place to eat smth not fat and oily! Ppl who like burgers and pizza will... More 

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