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Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number:
+1 619-222-4732
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Today
10:00 - 17:00
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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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Great mixture of wildlife and theme park

We visited a couple of days after Christmas. The weather was, apparently, unseasonably warm. I enjoyed the animal exhibits. We spent 7-8 hours at the park, and I regret that we... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited a couple of days after Christmas. The weather was, apparently, unseasonably warm. I enjoyed the animal exhibits. We spent 7-8 hours at the park, and I regret that we spent so much time standing in line for roller coasters, and such. Don't get me wrong-- they were great-- but, if we'd known that we would be standing in... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tickets for this place were very expensive but getting to see orcas up close as well as two other whale species was a rare opportunity. Some of the enclosures seemed too small for their large inhabitants which is a little sad but I am certainly not an animal expert. While this isn't the type of thing I would expect to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love seaworld park. Go and spend your day, plenty of attractions for you and the kid. Plus the serve beer which is a plus.

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Thank Travis H
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One can spend the whole day here, watching the animal shows or getting thrilled on the rides. We had the oportunity of watching the very last orcas performances and it was beautiful. Not to be missed: the sea lions and otter show.

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Thank coccinelle72
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

SeaWorld is a good day out for the family however it is quite simply way over priced. There are a lot of better places to visit in San Diego that are 1/4 of the price. If my friends were travelling to San Diego I'd tell them that (for the price it costs) SeaWorld should be low on the list of... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a weekend, surprisingly quiet which was really nice. We made it to all the shows, definitely the highlight of the day at this park. No lines for the rides so got to basically go on all of them. A note that the rapid rides goes through a waterfall - you will all get drenched, so take a poncho... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sea World is an easy to visit location, the shows are excellent level and the facilities are on the expected level, good attraction to recomend

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience with young and older children. Handicap accessible. The park had it's last Shamu show and is transitioning into more of an educational experience with the killer whales. There are still dolphin and seal/sea lion shows. My favorite exhibit is the turtle encounter. The kids enjoyed the shark exhibit where you move on a conveyor belt through a tube... More 

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London, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a positive experience with the animal encounters and an appreciation towards all the hard work and dedication of the animal caregivers and trainers. The aquariums and displays are beautiful and many are interactive. We were disappointed that the whale encounter was closed due to construction and many of the rides were not running; but keep in mind it... More 

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

I went as a kid and recently again and thought it would be run down but it wasn't. I am one who hates seeing animals in small enclosures, but talking to some of the workers and reading the info at different attractions, most came from other parks and this makes it impossible to release to the wild. My boyfriend set... More 

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