Wide show of Mako at SeaWorld Orlando

Awards & Accolades

Guests are immersed in wonder at SeaWorld Orlando, where the aquatic world comes alive like no place else. Experience the predator power of MAKO, Orlando’s tallest, fastest and longest coaster. Take a plunge down the world’s tallest river rapids drop on the all-new Infinity Falls. Climb aboard and ride the mighty Manta. Discover what it takes to care for an injured animal at SeaWorld Rescue Manatee Rehabilitation. Witness the power and grace of killer whales in the awe-inspiring show One Ocean and experience one-of-a-kind attractions, thrilling coasters and up-close animal interactions.  All these reasons and more are why SeaWorld Orlando has been recognized as a top destination by our guests and industry experts alike.
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USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

#1 New Attraction

Sesame Street Land™ has been voted Number 1 for Best New Amusement Park Attraction during the 2020 USA Today 10Best Reader's Choice awards.

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Orlando Sentinel Award Best Bets

Orlando's Best

For the second year in a row, SeaWorld was named the best theme park in Orlando by the Orlando Sentinel. Locals know, you should too!

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Amusement Today Golden Ticket Award

The #1 Best

Our standard of care and our mission are just two of the reasons we're at the top of Amusement Today's list.

Visit Year Round How We Care
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Trip Advisor Award

A Top 10

Ranked as a Top 10 Amusement Park by TripAdvisor Travelers. Find out what they know - come visit Today!

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IAAPA Brass Ring Award

The Best Event

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration has won an IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Most Creative Property-Wide Event.

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USA Today's Top 10 Best Theme Park Holiday Events

A Top 10 Event

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration has been ranked in the Top 10 for Best Theme Park Holiday Event during the 2019 USA Today 10Best Reader's Choice awards.

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  • Other Awards

    More Notable Recognitions

    Mako rollercoaster ranked among top 35 steel roller coasters in the world
    (Amusement Today, Inc. Golden Ticket Awards and surveys, 2017)

    Mako ranked sixth Best Roller Coaster
    (USA Today’s annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards)

    Clyde and Seamore's Sea Lion High™ ranked second Best Amusement Park Entertainment Performances
    (USA Today’s annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards)