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SeaWorld San Diego

#15 of 434 things to do in San Diego Features Animals
500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109-7904
+1 619-222-4732
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Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more. See awe-inspiring shows with magnificent killer whales, playful dolphins, humorous sea lions plus an amazing pet show featuring adopted animals. Dive under the sea at Explorer's Reef and touch a crab, shark, or playful cleaner fish. Experience exhilarating rides, roller coasters and water rides. See dozens of amazing attractions. Enjoy fresh California cuisine. Experience this beautiful park located on scenic Mission Bay. SeaWorld is a top-rated, all-age attraction and a must-see for any visit to San Diego. Have unforgettable fun that sparks a passion for wild animals and wild places.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109-7904
+1 619-222-4732
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Reviewed today

We visited this SeaWorld on Saturday. The weather wasn't that good but there were quite a many people. The location was nice and there were enough parking space. Though, I haven't been in a aquarium/ amusement park with as big as 17$ parking fee for...More

Thank JiiBird
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

SeaWorld no longer has Shamu show but it's got more to do than before with a new area open with little rides and the night shows are very cool for any age

Thank David T
Reviewed yesterday

I so appreciate the way Sea World brings this wonderful world close for us to see, feel, and experience. My family lives in Colorado, so being able to bring my children here is a special opportunity for them to understand the importance of our ocean...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed yesterday

If you dig sea life, you should not miss it; the entire park along with thematic rides, shows and aquatic life is a great experience. Plan to be at the various shows at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time to get good seats. Evening...More

Thank CIO-Inverted
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit for both families and couples! I visited it with my mom in May 2017. We spent an entire day at SeaWorld - there's just so much to do! Remember to wear comfortable shoes and wear sunscreen! :) We saw the dolphin/whale...More

Thank gabriela1227
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved all the shows only downfall was the extremely hot temperatures it reached almost 90 when we were there. Overall great place to visit.

Thank Sanbelle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had friends in from out of town and the kids loved Sea World. I haven't been in a decade since my kids are graduating from high school. My friend's children, ages 7 and 11, really had fun at the shows. The new Orca documentary...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant weather of a very modertly priced city.You can enjoy your vacation in a very comfortable manner. SeaWorld has alot of aquatic shows beutiful rides for children.Rides are of little basic in nature but kids love them

Thank Rashmi B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was dubious at first having seen the documentary "black fish". But I left feeling that Sea World are trying mend their reputation. An educational visit whilst good fun.

Thank 23shents
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We used the internet to buy tickets the day before. We also bought the special quick queue pass and the meal all day pass. This saved us a lot of time and dollars. The park is clean and well kept. All employees are trained to...More

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Judy F
Is there much shade
19 June 2017|
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Response from Wendy B | Reviewed this property |
None for the shows but there are places throughout the park to find shade.
Is it worth it to pay extra for "reserved seating" for the popular shows and presentations? It is $10 extra per person.
14 June 2017|
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Response from Emsley81 | Reviewed this property |
No I was there last week and the shows were nowhere near full so i don't think you would need this. Enjoy!
Is there a shuttle from the general parking area to the entrance? We have two elderly parents coming with us and we were wondering if we should pay $50 for the VIP parking to minimize walking.
23 May 2017|
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Response from Travel-Bertolero | Reviewed this property |
We took an Uber to SeaWorld from our hotel even though we had a rental car. The Uber was cheaper than paying for parking, and the driver dropped us off at the entrance. Think about this as an option.