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Old 09-25-2012, 10:15 PM   #1
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Universal or Sea world

Which would you recommend for a 7 year old... Sea World or Universal Studios?
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:26 PM   #2
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Which would you recommend for a 7 year old... Sea World or Universal Studios?
Sea world. Does your 7 year old like shows, simulation rides or roller coaster then universal. Not much shade at universal and didn't see alot of excited kids. Most characters stood there bored.
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Old 09-26-2012, 02:06 AM   #3
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Most definitely SeaWorld. Great Animal Shows and exhibits. Much more for a 7 year old to enjoy. The rides at Universal are targeted towards older kids/teens market. SeaWorld offers these kind of thrills with Kraken and Manta. But is also not so reliant on thrill rides. Also offers an educational aspect.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:28 AM   #4
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Another vote for SeaWorld . While we loved the Universal parks, SeaWorld definitely has more younger kids. And its our favourite Orlando park.....the shows are awesome, the exhibits are so interesting, and its just a wonderful family place overall.
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Another vote for SeaWorld . While we loved the Universal parks, SeaWorld definitely has more younger kids. And its our favourite Orlando park.....the shows are awesome, the exhibits are so interesting, and its just a wonderful family place overall.
While there are plenty of rides at both Universal parks for a youngster, I will agree SW is probably the better choice.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:58 AM   #6
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Thanks for the responses. SW it is! Can't wait.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:04 PM   #7
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Which would you recommend for a 7 year old... Sea World or Universal Studios?
Our kids, ages 4 and 8, love SW. We were huge Disney fans, but our kids are enjoying the SW park better. They love the shows and the sea animals. We bought a pass last year and plan on renewing it. I feel SW is more doable in a day Nd not as rushed.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:05 AM   #8
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I agree with all the comments. SW is nice I have 7 kids in ages from 13-1 and they all love it. And the shamu harbor is so much fun to sit and let the kids have fun in the fountains. Definitely a park that you can do in one day and not miss anything. Have a fun time on your trip.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:58 PM   #9
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This is a SW forum, so that answers will sway that way. We went to US when DD was 8 and she loved it. We went for the Harry Potter area, but we both ended up really loving both parks, and she didn't do a single wild coaster. We went back a year later and spent even more time in the parks -- 4 days. So, for my child, riding is more exciting for her than sitting and seeing shows. I think it really depends on the kid. We're only doing 1 day at US this year and maybe 1 day at SW as we are doing Discovery Cove.
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:42 PM   #10
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We decided on 3 days WDW and 2 days SW. Maybe universal next year as he isn't very much into roller coasters. Will be there in 2 weeks and so excited.
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