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SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego SeaWorld

SeaWorld San Diego

500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, California, 92109
Category: Entertainment, Attractions, Family / Kids

SeaWorld San Diego

Located just 3 miles from our Pacific Beach hotel is one of San Diego's most thrilling attractions. SeaWorld San Diego is home to non-stop family adventures - from exciting rides to amazing animal exhibits like the Shark Encounter and Turtle Reef. Delight in live shows starring everybody's favorite killer whale Shamu. Get your thrills by riding Manta, a double-launch roller coaster. Meet amazing marine life, including dolphins, penguins, and sea lions, and enjoy animal encounter programs.


Prices -

Single day adult ticket is $89. Single day child (3-9) ticket is $83.

Hours -

Vary depending on the date you plan on going.


  • Seven Seas Seafood Festival
  • Halloween Spooktacular
  • SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration


  • Exhibits
  • Live Shows
  • Rides
  • Animal Interactions
  • Tours
  • Dining

SeaWorld Attraction and Events Line-Up 2019

Tidal Twister: Launching May 2019

SeaWorld is excited to launch Tidal Twister, a dueling roller coaster, as its thrilling new attraction for 2019. The first of its kind in the world, this unique and horizontal ride is an exhilarating experience that demonstrates the power of the ocean. Elevated 16 feet off the ground, Tidal Twister will be located adjacent to the Aquaria touch pool and aquarium, the perfect location to accentuate the new attraction's conservation element that focuses on sustainable aquaculture and coral reef protection.

Inside Look: Select Dates Jan., June & Sept.

Inside Look - Animal Playtime Get up close and inspired during this one-of-a-kind peek at play - only during Inside Look. Discover play in a whole new way during Inside Look - Animal Playtime. Go behind the scenes like never before and learn how your favorite animals partake in playtime. Get an underwater view of our incredible killer whales playing with other species. Head to Dolphin Point and see dolphins discover all new toys for growth and enrichment. Watch sea lions and sea otters socialize and play with their food. You can even raise a ruckus with penguins at the rookery!

Lunar New Year: Select Dates Feb. 2 - 18

Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig at SeaWorld San Diego Join in our family-fun event celebrating the Lunar New Year with Pan-Asian entertainment and food. The exciting sights, sounds and aromas of Asia will come alive at this premier cultural celebration.
During this one-of-a-kind festival, you won't want to miss:
  • Incredible Chinese acrobat show
  • Amazing local performers & artisans
  • Mouthwatering culinary delights
  • Delicious Asian-inspired culinary offerings include stir fry, spring rolls, bao sandwiches, ramen, green tea and more.

Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival: Weekends Mar. 9 - Apr. 28

Set Sail on a Taste Adventure Sip and sample your way around the world of international street food traditions, craft beers and wines, and enjoy live musical performances along the way. Waves of flavor will tantalize the taste buds with gourmet offerings created by SeaWorld's Executive Chef and his expert culinary team. This event features fresh cuisine featuring local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world. Be sure to stop by the Polynesian Flavors stage during festival evenings to experience Polynesian Fire Dancing, an exciting display of time-honored traditional dancing mixed with fire instruments. The fire dancers will be sure to leave you alight in amazement with blazing performances.

Viva la Música, Presented by Coca-Cola: Weekends May 4-19 and June 1-2

Come enjoy this family-friendly event featuring sensational Latin music and cuisine in a fun festival atmosphere. Highlighted by a fantastic live concert series, SeaWorld's Viva la Música is a celebration of Hispanic culture through great music, food and festive decor. Information on featured artists is coming soon!

Sesame Street Party Parade: Weekends in May - Oct.

This neighborhood street party parade features everyone's favorite Sesame Street friends, themed floats and contemporary tunes.

Electric Ocean: Select Dates June - Sept.

Illuminate Your Summer Nightlife When the sun goes down, the SeaWorld San Diego's Electric Ocean brightens up. Ride waves of fun to 8 amazing experience including a viewing of the aquatic acrobats of Cirque Electrique, the high-energy dancing of the #vibetribe in IllumiNight and the interactive dance floor featuring a world-class DJ at Club Current. After hours of illuminated excitement, end the night with the dazzling display from Laser Reef, featuring laser beams, floating sea life and a powerful soundtrack. Electric Ocean is a SeaWorld event fit for all ages and will easily be the brightest memory of your visit.

SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular: Select Weekends in Sept. & Oct.

San Diego's premier not-too-spooky, family-fun extravaganza featuring the Halloween-themes Sesame Street parade, trick-or-treat stations, wacky costume characters and Clyde & Seamore's Big Halloween Bash sea lion and otter show.

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration: Select Dates Nov. 2019-Jan. 2020

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration features the return of O Wondrous Night, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, amazing animal shows with a holiday twist, Santa's Christmas Village and the new Celebration of Lights laser experience.


  • Is there a food and beverage policy?

    You can bring your own food and drinks to SeaWorld San Diego but you cannot take them with you inside the park. There are picnic areas near the entrance. If you've got a special diet for medical reasons or a baby that eats formula, speak with a park employee before entering. Please note that water bottles are allowed in the park.
  • What's included with the admission price?

    Your admission includes all shows, rides, exhibits, and aquariums. There are charges associatied with an array of optional items, such as food, sourvenirs, animal interactions, and behind-the-scenes guided tours.

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