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8 Can’t-Miss Experiences at SeaWorld San Diego

Come Face-to-Face with the Wonders of the Sea

SeaWorld San Diego is the ultimate combination of oceanic inspiration, animal amazement, immersive education and awesome thrills. Learn about SeaWorld’s rescue and rehabilitation efforts, get up-close-and-personal with your favorite animals and brave the world-class coasters … it’s all part of a SeaWorld day. Check out these eight unforgettable experiences at SeaWorld San Diego.


See Animal Rescue Efforts First-Hand

See How SeaWorld is Helping Animals Globally

For more than five decades, the SeaWorld Rescue team has provided more than 38,000 animals with a second chance at life, always with the goal of rehabilitating them and returning them to the ocean.

Learn About Magical Marine Life

Learn About Magical Marine Life

From sea turtles and sharks to otters and penguins, the animals at SeaWorld San Diego offer endless opportunities to learn how you can do your part. Discover ways to care for and protect animals in the wild when you meet SeaWorld's knowledgeable animal care specialists.

Meet Your Favorite Sesame Street® Friends

Meet Your Favorite Sesame Street® Friends

Learn and play at Sesame Street® Bay of Play, filled with fun family attractions and great photo opportunities with all your favorite furry friends. Don't forget to visit the new Big Bird's Bistro for delicious eats and sweet treats!

Soar on World-Class Coasters

Enjoy Thrilling Coasters and Kid-Friendly Rides

Get ready to dive, flip, spin, and zoom through and above SeaWorld. Take on high-energy twists and turns on thrilling coasters like Electric Eel and Manta. Then venture over to Sesame Street® Bay of Play for family-friendly rides including Abby's Sea Star Spin, Elmo's Flying Fish, and Oscar's Rockin' Eel.

Experience Awe-Inspiring Shows

Experience Awe-Inspiring Animal Presentations

Learn about marine life and see the strong connection between animals and the specialists who care for them. Connect with the ocean's most magnificent animals at Orca Encounter, celebrate life at Dolphin Days, and attend an educational, laugh-out-loud presentation at Sea Lions Live.

Dolphin animal encounter at SeaWorld San Diego

Get Up Close With Amazing Animals

Come face to face with some of SeaWorld's wonderful animals—including walruses, dolphins, penguins, beluga whales, and more—with a behind-the-scenes animal encounter. This is a great activity for the family to do together.

Atlantis at SeaWorld San Diego

Cool Off on Water Rides

Ready to dive in for water thrills? Splash down on Journey to Atlantis, get soaked on Shipwreck Rapids, or play in the kid-friendly splash pads of Sesame Street® Bay of Play.

Electric Ocean at SeaWorld San Diego

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Add to Your Visit With Seasonal Events

Every season has a reason to visit. Sip and sample your way around the world at Seven Seas Craft Beer and Food Festival. Immerse yourself in the dazzling light and music of Electric Ocean. Enjoy family Halloween fun at Spooktacular and meet the face of your fears at the all-new nighttime Howl-O-Scream. Make spirits bright during Christmas Celebration. At SeaWorld San Diego, can’t-miss events happen all year long.

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