Post last updated - October 29, 2018 Prices last verified - October 29, 2018 This post provides general information about SeaWorld Orlando. All prices quoted in this post are subject to change; please check park website for current information. SeaWorld has a wide variety of available ticket packages, upgrades and add-ons. I tried to provide as much detail as possible about these packages below but the details are subject to change. I would also recommend the following threads: SeaWorld Orlando Picture Thread SeaWorld Orlando Menus with Prices SeaWorld Orlando 2018 Christmas Information Recommendations for content or notice of changes are welcome!! GENERAL INFORMATION Address & Contact Info The entrance to SeaWorld Orlando is located on the Central Florida Parkway near the intersection of Interstate 4 and FL 528. SeaWorld Orlando is located about 10 minutes south of downtown Orlando and 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO). Click HERE for location and directions. 7007 Sea World Drive Orlando, FL 32821 407-545-5550 An interactive park map is available HERE. Admission SeaWorld Orlando has a wide variety of ticketing options including individual day tickets, combo tickets (with other SeaWorld parks), annual passes and special discounts for Florida residents. Regular priced single-day admission averages at about $100. Tickets are required for guests ages 3 and older. To purchase tickets and other add-ons and upgrades, visit: https://seaworld.com/orlando/tickets/ Vacation Packages Admission to SeaWorld can also be booked as part of a vacation package at an "Official SeaWorld Hotel" or a "SeaWorld Hotel Partner”. Guests who book these packages receive exclusive benefits that add significant value to an Orlando vacation experience as outlined on this page: https://seaworld.com/orlando/vacation-packages/hotel-partners/ . To book a vacation package, visit the Vacation Packages page of the SeaWorld website. Park Hours Operating hours vary throughout the year and are subject to change. For the latest hours, please check the online park hours calendar HERE. Parking General Parking starts at $22 Preferred Parking starts at $35 Florida Platinum Annual Pass Members receive complimentary general and preferred parking (limited availability). All other Platinum Annual Pass Members receive complimentary general parking which may be upgraded to preferred parking for $8. Security Procedures All bags, backpacks, and packages are subject to inspection prior to entering the park. The following items are not permitted to be brought into SeaWorld: weapons, glass bottles, cans, any other type of sharp object, straws, large hard or soft coolers, and any hazardous items or materials. Please leave any unnecessary articles locked in your vehicle to expedite your entry into the park. Guest Services Guest Services is located near the park entrance. Ambassadors can assist you with a wide variety of issues including ticket upgrades, booking tours or animal encounters, show information, lost and found items, guides for guests with disabilities, and assistance for lost parties. Stroller. wheelchair, and electronic convenience vehicles (ECVs) are available for rent in the building to the right of Guest Services. Technology and Social Media SeaWorld Orlando offers guests free wi-fi. After entering the park, select SeaWorldGuest to connect. You can also download the SeaWorld App for free for Apple and for Android devices. Lockers All-day lockers are available for rent in three different sizes near the park entrance. Small single-use lockers are also available at Journey to Atlantis, Kraken, Manta, and Mako for a small rental fee. Smoking Smoking is only permitted in the park at designated locations specified on the park map. "Sunny Day Guarantee" Policy Afternoon showers are common during the summer months in Orlando and safety is SeaWorld’s #1 concern. They closely monitor weather conditions and may suspend operations during periods of inclement weather. During these periods, guests may be asked to evacuate ride areas, pools, stadiums, and dining areas to seek shelter. Sunny Day Tickets are issued if rides are closed for more than one hour due to inclement weather and the guest has been in the park for less than five (5) hours. Guests who have been in the park for more than five hours may request a 50% off return ticket valid for 1 year from the date issued. Sunny Day Tickets are valid for a return visit within 90 days from the date of issue. SeaWorld reserves the right to change this policy without prior notice, some restrictions apply. GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES SeaWorld has a published Accessibility Guide that describes all facilities and services available to disabled guests. This guide can be found HERE. For additional information about SeaWorld Orlando’s accessibility, you can email Guest Correspondence at: SEAguestcorrespondence@SeaWorld.com. SeaWorld also has a Ride Accessibility Questionnaire that guests can complete before visiting and bring to Guest Services when you enter the park. This will assist the staff there with helping you determine which rides and attractions are suitable for you. This questionnaire can be found HERE. Additionally, wheelchairs and electronic convenience vehicles (ECVs) are available for rent in the building to the right of Guest Services. UPGRADES AND ADD-ONS One Day PhotoKey Access Pass PhotoKey allows you to collect, view & share your in-park photos instantly. After your visit, you can download digital copies of your photos and create custom memorabilia using photos from your day at SeaWorld Orlando. This is done by scanning a unique QR code that is linked to your PhotoKey account at most major rides and photo locations. You can view and share all of your photos using the PhotoKey app for Android and iPhone or visit www.seaworld.com/photokey. Pricing starts at $60 for a One-Day PhotoKey. Passholder and other discounts may be available. Express Park Entry + Preferred Parking Start your day sooner with up close parking and VIP entrance to the park, starting from $59.99 Valid for up to 6 ticketed guests and 1 car. Signature Show Seating Gives one-time reserved seating at SeaWorld’s most popular shows: Dolphin Days One Ocean Pets Ahoy Sea Lion High Must arrive 15 minutes prior to show time to receive your reserved seating. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. Pricing starts at $14 for guests ages 3+ Quick Queue Jr. Gives unlimited front-of-the-line access for participating attractions: Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Journey to Atlantis TurtleTrek Wild Arctic All ride height and safety restrictions apply. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. Pricing starts at $15 for guests ages 3+ Quick Queue Unlimited Gives unlimited front-of-the-line access to SeaWorld’s most popular rides: Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Journey to Atlantis Kraken Unleashed Mako Manta TurtleTrek Wild Arctic All ride height and safety restrictions apply. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. Pricing starts at $19 for guests ages 3+ Signature Show Seating + Quick Queue Unlimited Combines the above Quick Queue Unlimited and Signature Show Seating updates for a reduced price. Pricing starts at $28 for guests ages 3+ NOTE: Infinity Falls can be added to any of the above “Quick Queue” packages for an additional $20 Animal Ambassadors Up-Close Tour Go behind the scenes and meet SeaWorld’s animal keepers. Encounter a variety of animals, hear their stories, and get a chance to take photos with them. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests Pricing starts at $15 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Behind-the-Scenes Up-Close Tour An approximately 60-minute walking tour that takes you behind the scenes at Shark Encounter and Avian Research where you will discover how SeaWorld’s animal experts care for sharks and penguins as well as facts about SeaWorld and their commitment to wildlife. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests Pricing starts at $20 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Beluga Whales Up-Close Tour Guests will meet a beluga whale, then participate in a care and training session with their keepers and get a chance to have your photos taken with this amazing animal. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. All participants must be over 6 years of age and able to comprehend instructions in English All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted; complimentary lockers are provided Pricing starts at $40 for guests ages 6+ Dolphin Encounter + Feeding See how SeaWorld cares for their dolphins, participate in a training session, then touch and feed a dolphin during this approximately 15-minute program. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 10 guests For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted. Pricing starts at $20 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Dolphins Up-Close Tour Find out what it takes to be a SeaWorld dolphin trainer, when you come face-to-face with the ocean’s most playful ambassador on this approximately 30-minute hands-on tour. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 18 guests For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted Pricing starts at $45 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Killer Whale Up-Close Tour During this one-of-a-kind experience you’ll get up close with our park’s majestic marine ambassadors and learn how they are cared for each and every day. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 20 guests This tour requires participants to climb and descend a flight of stairs Pricing starts at $85 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Penguins Up-Close Tour Go behind-the-scenes at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin on this approximately 45-minute walking tour to hear from animal experts about what it takes to care for these unique birds. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests Guests should be aware that the habitat is approximately 30°F (0°C) and walking surfaces in the area may be wet or uneven Pricing starts at $60 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Sea Lions Up-Close Tour Participate in this approximately 60-minute tour to find out what it takes to care for and train the hilarious stars of the show, Sea Lion High. Meet one of the stars of the show for an exclusive photo shoot. Help us feed buckets of fish to dozens of sea lions and harbor seals at Pacific Point Preserve. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests Pricing starts at $35 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Sharks Up-Close Tour Peer down into a 700,000-gallon aquarium to uncover the fascinating world of these perfect predators. Then, go behind-the-scenes to touch a small shark and explore the dazzling diversity of sharks. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways Pricing starts at $15 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 may participate at no additional cost Walrus Up-Close Tour Learn what it takes to care for the animals that call Wild Arctic their home and get a chance to meet a member of the SeaWorld walrus family. SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included All participants must be over 6 years of age and able to comprehend instructions in English All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests This tour requires significant standing and walking For animal safety, no personal belongings, including phones and cameras, are permitted; complimentary lockers are provided Pricing starts at $30 for guests ages 6+ Private VIP Tour Experience a hassle-free day at SeaWorld with a Private VIP Tour. This 4-hour tour is the perfect way for families to experience the best SeaWorld has to offer, get up-close with animals and still leave plenty of time to relax and enjoy the park on your own. This walking, guided tour includes: Preferred Parking Expedited Park Entry Quick Queue Unlimited Seats at 1 Reserved Signature Show 1 Printed Photo and Frame Per Party Meal Voucher for One Meal Per Guest Animal Feeding Experiences Dolphin Encounter Penguin Meet SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Minimum party size of 2. Pricing starts at $200 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Elite VIP Tour Want to experience more? Then SeaWorld’s 6-hour Elite VIP Tour is for you. This walking, guided tour includes: Preferred Parking Expedited Park Entry Quick Queue Unlimited Seats at 2 Reserved Signature Shows 1 PhotoKey Per Party All Day Dining Package Dolphin Encounter Penguin Meet Sea Lion Meet SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Minimum party size of 2. Pricing starts at $300 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Ultimate VIP Tour Want to experience it all? Then check out the 8-hour Ultimate VIP Tour This walking, guided tour includes: Preferred Parking Expedited Park Entry Quick Queue Unlimited Seats at 3 Reserved Signature Shows 1 PhotoKey Per Party Photo with a Killer Whale Meal Voucher for One Meal Per Guest Dinner at Sharks Underwater Grill Dolphin Encounter Penguin Meet Sea Lion Meet SeaWorld Orlando admission is required, but not included. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Minimum party size of 2. Pricing starts at $400 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. Ultimate VIP Tour Including SeaWorld Orlando Admission The Ultimate VIP Tour as described above + Admission: Single Day Ticket + 2nd Day Free Pricing starts at $500 for guests ages 3+; Guests under 3 are free, but still require a tour reservation. ATTRACTIONS Ride Safety & Height Requirements Guests must be able to maintain the proper riding position throughout the ride and brace themselves upright in their seat, keeping their head upright and their back against the seatback. Guests must be able to use the restraint device properly and be able to hold on tight and keep their hands, arms, legs, and feet down and inside the ride at all times. Guests must be able to demonstrate a willingness and ability to comply with verbal and written rider requirements. Height requirements are posted at each attraction. Your child may be measured at the height check station located at Guest Services located next to the Information & Reservation Counter just inside the Park Entrance. All guests, including those using wheelchairs, must meet the height requirement. Rides Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin – Be transported into the icy world of the penguin on a first-of-its-kind family ride, and then walk among them in their 30-degree world. Available as a “Mild Expedition” or a “Wild Expedition” Flamingo Paddle Boats - Individual, free floating, flamingo-shaped boats that can be rented for a 20-minute period at an additional charge. Infinity Falls – Raft ride ending with a 40-foot drop. Journey to Atlantis – Combination dark ride / roller coaster / flume ride. Kraken - A floorless roller coaster with a 151-foot tall lift, steep drops, sharp turns, speeds up to 65 miles per hour and seven inversions. The seats are open-sided and ride on a pedestal high above the track. Mako - A hyper-coaster with a 200-foot tall lift. The ride accelerates to speeds of up to 73 miles per hour and features a series of banking turns and multiple air time hills. There are no inversions on Mako. Manta - A flying roller coaster with a 140-foot tall lift. Includes gliding, swooping and diving up to nearly 60 miles per hour through four inversions. The seats are suspended under the track and rider's feet are supported by a harness during the ride. Sea Carousel - A marine animal-themed carousel. Seven Seas Railway - A family train ride consisting of four train cars that can seat up to 20 passengers including a maximum of six adults. Sky Tower - A slow-moving, rotating, elevator capsule that provides guests with a scenic overview of SeaWorld Orlando and the surrounding area. Wild Arctic - A motion-based simulator attraction that replicates a turbulent aerial helicopter flight to the Arctic. A non-motion alternative is also available that allows guests to see and hear all elements of the simulator without the motion. Shows Show schedules are updated periodically and vary daily. Schedules are available on SeaWorld’s website at https://seaworld.com/orlando/park-info/theme-park-hours/ or from Guest Services at the park. Most shows are approximately 20-25 minutes in duration. It is recommended that you arrive 15-20 minutes before showtime (earlier on busy days) to secure a seat. Dolphin Days - A festive celebration of our natural world starring the ocean’s most playful ambassador, the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin. Ocean Discovery - Learn more about killer whales, also called Orcas, and other species of whales during a special educational show. One Ocean - Journey into the world of majestic killer whales in One Ocean. Pets Ahoy - A side-splitting show with surprise twists and a cast of unlikely characters that will have the whole family laughing from beginning to end. Clyde and Seamore's Sea Lion High - Sea Lion High is filled with amazing animal behaviors and fun audience interaction as Clyde and Seamore go back to school in slippery pursuit of their diplomas. Animal Encounters Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin – Visit 5 species of penguins at he penguin habitat. Dolphin Nursery - Watch mother dolphins and their calves at the Dolphin Nursery. Jewel of the Sea Aquarium - A fascinating underwater world exploding with color and luminescence is waiting to be explored in our aquarium, directly beside Journey to Atlantis. Manatee Rehabilitation Area - Step behind-the-scenes to catch a glimpse of SeaWorld’s working manatee rescue and rehabilitation facility to learn more about the plight of these vulnerable animals in the wild. Manta Aquarium - A unique 360-degree pop-up aquarium puts young visitors right in the center of the undersea activity. Pacific Point Preserve - See California sea lions and harbor seals swim and play among the waves or bask in the afternoon sun. You can even get a chance to feed these famously fun animals. Pelican Preserve - Check out Pelican Preserve, home to several rescued pelicans. Stop by to see these amazing creatures and learn more about what you can do to help prevent such injuries. Shamu Underwater Viewing - Watch whales glide beneath the surface at this mesmerizing up-close viewing area. Shark Encounter - Enter a fascinating journey through one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels. Stingray Lagoon - Reach your hand just below the surface, and you’re likely to feel a velvety “high five” as stingrays swim by. Turtle Trek - A 3D 360° theatre showcasing the vulnerable sea turtle and asking everyday heroes across the globe to help make a difference in saving animals in the wild. Wild Arctic - Get up close to walruses and beluga whales in your wild journey through the Arctic. DINING All-Day Dining Deal SeaWorld Orlando currently offers an All-Day Dining Deal, priced at $34.99 for adults (ages 10+) and $19.99 for children (ages 3-9). With this package, adults can redeem 1 entree, 1 side OR 1 dessert & 1 regular sized non-alcoholic beverage once per hour in the park. Children can redeem kids meals once per hour in the park. Participating locations include Captain Pete's Island Treats, Expedition Café, Mango Joe's, Seafire Grill, Seaport Pizza, Spice Mill, and Voyager's Smokehouse. The All-Day Dining Deal can be ordered in advance online (https://seaworld.com/orlando/upgrades/dining/) or purchased in-park. Captain Pete's Island Hot Dogs – Quick Service Located near the Stingray Lagoon, this location offers a limited selection of hot dogs and fries. No online menu available. Expedition Café – Quick Service Located in the Antarctica section of SeaWorld, this marketplace-style restaurant serves both American and Asian-style options. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/expedition-cafe/ Flamecraft Bar Located near Seafire Grill, Flamecraft bar offers a scenic patio view over the water and a multitude of premium beverages, including 16 featured craft brews, and a number of house wines. There is also a small selection of food offerings. No online menu is available. Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen – Quick Service Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen offers a twist on the traditional theme park pretzel with selections ranging from traditional pretzels sprinkled with salt or cinnamon sugar to unique options that include meatballs, bacon or bratwurst. There is also a selection of local and seasonal craft beers, frozen cocktails, wines and other beverages. It is located near Shamu Stadium and the new Infinity Falls attraction. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/mamas-pretzel-kitchen/ Mango Joe’s – Quick Service Located near Wild Arctic, this location serves basics such as hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and chicken tenders. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/mango-joes/ Seafire Grill – Quick Service Seafire Grill can be found near the main entry of the park and is open for breakfast with some basic breakfast options such as muffins, croissants, and cereals. At lunch, the menu switches over to more of a Tex-Mex style menu with fajitas, rice bowls, and salads available. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/seafire-grill/ Seaport Pizza – Quick Service Located near the Seaport Theater, this quick service location serves pizza and salads. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/seaport-pizza/ Shark’s Underwater Grill – Full Service SeaWorld’s only full-service restaurant is located in the Sharks Encounter area next to the Sea Lion & Otter Stadium. The restaurant includes a large shark viewing area. Reservations are recommended. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/sharks-underwater-grill/ Spice Mill – Quick Service Located near the Sky Tower, the Spice Mill serves a range of hamburger platters, sandwiches and salads. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/spice-mill/ Voyagers Smokehouse – Quick Service Voyagers Smokehouse serves a variety of BBQ options such as BBQ chicken, ribs and smoked brisket. It is located near the Sky Tower and Seaport Theater. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/voyagers-smokehouse/ Waterway Grill – Quick Service SeaWorld’s newest restaurant, serving grilled meats, salads and sides including fries, rice, black beans and plantains. It is located at the base of Infinity Falls. MENU - https://seaworld.com/orlando/dining/waterway-grill/ Specialty Dining Up-Close Dining at Shamu Stadium This buffet lunch option includes a full buffet including fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, beef, chicken, pork loin, seasonal accompaniments, fresh breads, desserts, and assorted beverages. There is also a kid’s buffet featuring kid's favorites. This lunch includes a trainer interaction with pilot whales in a pool adjacent to Shamu Stadium. The trainers also provide information about the whales and are available to answer questions. Prices currently start at priced at $29 for adults (ages 10+) and $15 for children (ages 3-9). Reservations are recommended and can be booked online by visiting: https://seaworld.com/orlando/upgrades/dining/ From time to time, SeaWorld also offers seasonal dining offers such as Count Von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast, Dinner with Rudolph or Dine with Santa at Shamu Stadium. Check out SeaWorld’s Dining page for upcoming events: https://seaworld.com/orlando/upgrades/dining/ Guests with special dietary requirements or food allergies can visit https://seaworld.com/orlando/help/allergen-information/ or contact SeaWorld for additional information by emailing AllergenFriendlySWF@seaworld.com. SHOPPING Coconut Bay Traders - Located outside the Dolphin Theater, Coconut Bay Traders sells dolphin souvenirs, jewelry, toys, and gifts. Emporium Gift Shop - The Emporium is located near the park entrance and offers one-stop shopping for all things SeaWorld. Fins Gifts - Located near the Shark Encounter, Fins Gifts sells shark- and whale-themed apparel, jewelry, toys, and gifts. Flamingo Pointe - Located near Flamingo Cove, Flamingo Pointe sells flamingo gifts, toys, and clothing. Glacial Collections - Located in the Antarctica area, Glacial Collections sells a wide range of apparel, souvenirs and toys, with an emphasis on penguin souvenirs. You can also create a “Cup That Cares”, a personalized, penguin-shaped reusable cup, at this location. Golden Seahorse Gifts - Brave the plunge on Journey to Atlantis and then explore popular brands like Roxy, Hurley, and Quicksilver, plus a selection of jewelry, toys, and gifts. Kraken Gifts - Beneath the shadow of this legendary coaster, you'll find Kraken souvenir tees, along with jewelry, toys, and unusual gifts. Oyster’s Secret - Located near Pick a Pearl, this location sells island apparel, specialty gifts and accessories. SeaWorld Rescue Store - Located near the park entrance, the SeaWorld Rescue Store sells SeaWorld Rescue apparel and gifts that help raise awareness and donates 5% of your purchase to the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. Shoppes at Waterfront - An assortment of shops near the Seaport Theater, this location is also home to an exclusive Guy Harvey shop. Trek Treasures - Located near Turtle Trek, Trek Treasures carries all things turtles! Whitewater Supply - SeaWorld’s newest store, selling souvenirs from Infinity Falls and items to show your support for water conservation around the world. Wild Arctic Gifts - Located near Wild Arctic, this location specializes in Arctic toys, gifts, and clothing.