Enjoy a delicious buffet meal at Up-Close Dining.

Up-Close Dining at Shamu Stadium

It's Orlando's most immersive and memorable family dining experience: Up-Close Dining at Shamu® Stadium.

Dive into Orlando's most immersive and memorable family dining experience. Dine next to our resident pilot whales and as you hear the story of their incredible rescue and watch the specialized care they receive daily in their forever home. Following your meal, you'll get an up-close view into the relationship shared between our trainers and killer whales as you discover the unique characteristics of these majestic animals. Throughout your experience, you’ll learn about the small yet impactful measures we all can take to help save valuable ocean resources by enjoying sustainable foods and preserving natural habitats.

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  • Up-Close Dining at Shamu Stadium

    Enjoy a delicious buffet meal at Up-Close Dining at Shamu Stadium.

    Enjoy the most immersive and memorable dining experience in town. Discover the rescue story behind four pilot whales and find out what makes killer whales such unique animals, while also learning how to help save the ocean.

    • Checkbox selected Menu features sustainable, organic, seasonal or locally grown ingredients that aim to minimize environmental impacts to animals and their habitats.

    Enjoy seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, certified sustainable seafood, all natural grain fed beef, open flame grilled free range chicken, 100% natural pork loin with no preservatives or additives, seasonal accompaniments, Fresh Breads baked daily by our skilled SeaWorld bakers, signature desserts, assorted Coca-Cola products, Coffee and Hot Tea. Kids Buffet featuring all kid's favorites. Prices are subject to change without notice. Price does not include tax or gratuity. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; programs will still be offered except in the event of lightning. Dine with Shamu will be refunded if cancelled 24 hours in advance of the scheduled dine. Children under 3 are free but require a reservation. A SeaWorld admission ticket is required but not included.

    Prices Starting at
    Adult (ages 10+) $29.00 /ea.
    Child (ages 3-9) $15.00 /ea.
    Infant (ages 0-2) $0.00 /ea.

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