Sea World Orlando is an immensely popular theme park located in Orlando, Florida. Sea World is combined with its neighbor Discovery Cove and the Aquatica water park to form the themed complex devoted to the oceans and the amazing and interesting life that inhabits them. At Sea World® Orlando, you can take a fascinating glimpse into world of beauty and mystery beneath the sea through the unforgettable Sea World Orlando shows, up-close Sea World animal encounters and the exhilarating rides at Sea World® Orlando, the world's most popular marine adventure park. From the water-soaked spectacle of One Ocean, featuring Shamu, Sea World's world-famous killer whale, to state-of-the-art thrill rides like Manta, the only flying roller coaster of its kind in the world; Sea World's Journey to Atlantis, which features a 60-foot drop; and Sea World's Kraken, Orlando's tallest and fastest roller coaster with speeds of up to 65 miles per hour, a trip to Sea World® Orlando provides an amazing vacation adventure for your entire family!
Other incredible shows and animal exhibits at Sea World® Orlando include Shark Encounter, where you can view an assortment of different sharks, as well as eels, barracuda and venomous fish; Dolphin Cove, a 700,000-gallon lagoon that is home to a number of playful Atlantic bottlenose dolphins; Stingray Lagoon; Pacific Point Preserve, home to California sea lions and harbor seals; Clyde & Seamore Take Pirate Island, a hilarious show starring sea lions and otters; Wild Arctic, a “multilevel ecosystem” at Sea World Orlando that features polar bears, beluga whales, harbor seals, walruses and trout; and Shamu’s Happy Harbor, Sea World Orlando’s playground paradise, a four-story tower of nets, tunnels and slides.
After a fun-filled day of exploring Sea World Orlando’s unforgettable attractions, join the colorful festivities at The Waterfront at Sea World, a delightful assortment of specialty shops, eclectic restaurants and entertainment inspired by the vibrant sights and sounds of the world's great seaports.
One Ocean, showcases Sea World’s majestic killer whales with “awe-inspiring choreography,” along with “an elaborate 3-story set, original musical score and panoramic LED screens.” The effect creates an unbelievable “killer whale ballet.” The One Ocean show takes place at the state-of-the-art Shamu Stadium.
The World's Premiere Marine Adventure Park
Sea World Orlando first opened its doors in 1973 and has evolved into the world’s premiere marine adventure park. Open daily at 9 AM (seasonal hours; call ahead before visiting), Sea World Orlando is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 4 and the BeachLine Expressway (State Road 528).
Sea World Orlando’s sister theme park, Sea World Orlando's Discovery Cove, lies across the street from the Sea World entrance on the Central Florida Parkway. Sea World Orlando's Discovery Cove provides you the once-in-a-lifetime experience of swimming with bottlenose dolphins and other exotic marine animals such as sharks, barracuda and stingrays. Reservations are required for Discovery Cove.