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SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego

#3 of 46 in Zoos & Aquariums in California
Aquarium · Theme Park
Spreading over 77 hectares (190 acres), SeaWorld San Diego features 26 animal habitats and dozens of shows and interactive exhibits depicting sea life in its many forms. Make a splash on the water roller coaster Journey to Atlantis, with its 18 m (60 ft) drop, or venture through the underwater tunnels for an up-close look at the giant sea turtles and great white sharks. Swim with the dolphins or dine alongside Shamu the orca. Arrange to visit SeaWorld San Diego and other attractions in San Diego using our San Diego holiday planner.
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  • Hadn't been to SeaWorld in years, and was SO pleasantly surprised! There is something for EVERYONE! Interactive activities, fabulous shows, thrill rides, small firework/laser show, food/snacks, and....  more »
  • I had been to Sea World in Orlando many years ago and remember so many cool shows with Shamu - that was not really the case here. Be sure to arrive very early as there are lots of people and parking....  more »
  • We have gone on the weekend and during a weekday. If you are able to, it’s way better to go during the middle of the week. Less crowded and you’re able to actually see everything without being pushed around. The staff is super friendly and it’s clean and well taken care of. You are able to take in your own snacks and drinks, just not alcoholic drinks. That’s a big plus! The food is really good though, especially Calypso Bay Smokehouse!
  • If you can, try experiencing SeaWorld at different times of the day. Last night we went for their glow "time" and it was fun, different and a lot less crowded. The electric circle and the dolphin shows are some of our favorite as well as the entrance "hands-on" interaction aquariums and the kids rides in the bay of play. Pack snacks and a change of clothes because chances are your kids will get both hungry and wet.

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