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SeaWorld San Diego

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Address: 500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109-7904
Phone Number:
+1 619-222-4732
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Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Only at SeaWorld can you get close to dolphins, penguins, sharks and more....

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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If you're wanting to experience the beautiful sea life upclose, be sure to stop by Sea World. The kids loved it, the rides were fun, food was typical for a amusement park setting.

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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're wanting to experience the beautiful sea life upclose, be sure to stop by Sea World. The kids loved it, the rides were fun, food was typical for a amusement park setting.

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Thank Brittany M
Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't spend much time here but it is definitely a great place to visit in San diego. Many shows and you can spend a whole day here. Great for kids. Could have better restaurant, too many fast foods here... no other options. Dolphin is awesome!

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Thank KevinWang
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love animals you'll love Sea World, friendly staff, helpful, lots to do, great side shows, not bad for the price either, had lots of fun with the entire family

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Thank Francisco F
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well let me expalin why i am giving this a 1 star. i purchased my tickets online and printed them out and when i arrived there was only one sign saying tickets so i went onlne and waited 20 mins only to be told i had to go the Membership line (mind you i am not a member) So i... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I hate to write bad reviews but I also hate to have people disappointed in something they are looking forward to. Especially when it is an expensive attraction. The staff at every venue were more than friendly and helpful. The facility is showing its age and does not compare to the SeaWorld in Orlando. They do such fabulous work in... More 

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Thank pharre
SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate hearing from you. I’m sorry you feel as though our park is dated. We have several new attractions opening this summer that we are preparing for – Orca Encounter, an all-new, documentary-style experience; Ocean Explorer, a whole new realm of the park which will include several rides for small children; and Electric Ocean,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved the rides, especially Atlantis, you will definitely get wet!! Highly recommend the shows, especially the dolphins, very cute. If you want to get good seats, make sure you queue up early. Overall, a beautiful day out.

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Thank Kraz2013
SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I’m very pleased to know you had a splashing time on Journey to Atlantis. We hope to see you at the park again soon! More 

Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family visited the park over the Easter weekend & had a pleasant experience. We arrived around 11am, the park was not over populated so our young son was able to spend plenty of time at each attraction without having to hurry or push through crowds. As well as little (5 minutes) to no wait time for the rides. All... More 

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Thank Jrsinnovations
SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We strive to provide the best experience and service possible to our guests, and it is satisfying to know we were able to do this for you and your family. We cannot wait until your next visit to the park! More 

Orlando, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the most amazing time here. Over the course of a day and a half, we still couldn't get to everything. Of course, a lot of that was due to the fact we took time to do 3 different tours. The behind the scenes tour took us to the rescue area to see the special/quarantine areas, rescue vehicles, and labratory/surgical... More 

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Brittany! I’m very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at our park. From the up-close animal encounters to our educational shows, we have something sure to excite all ages! We hope to see you at the park again soon! More 

San Jose, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

SeaWorld has always been my favorite place to go in San Diego. I had a chance to take my family there again this April and was glad we did. The dolphin and other shows were great.

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SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I’m very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at our park. From up-close animal encounters, to educational shows and thrilling rides, we have something sure to excite all ages! We hope to see you at the park again soon! More 

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55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very thrilling and spine chilling viewing experience with whales at "play"! How I wish the lovely large animals had some more space for their show space!

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Thank DrMurugesan R
SWSDGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at SeaWorld San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! I’m very pleased to know that you enjoyed your time at SeaWorld. In response to your comments, please know that all of our animal habitats meet or exceed the required standards. At SeaWorld, our top priority is and always has been to provide the highest degree of care and enrichment to our animals. Our... More 

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