Shark Encounters at SeaWorld San Diego

Shark Encounter

SeaWorld is operating as a licensed and accredited zoo. Reservations are required to manage capacity for the health and safety of our guests and to comply with state and local governmental requirements. Rides, rollercoasters and indoor animal exhibits are temporarily closed at this time due to current State of California COVID-19 guidelines.

SeaWorld’s outdoor animal attractions, including dolphins, bat rays, Magellanic penguins, reef sharks, flamingos, sea otters, orcas, seals, sea lions, turtles, moray eels and more, will remain open in addition to SeaWorld’s world-famous Dolphin, Sea Lion and Orca Encounter live educational presentations with physically distanced seating.


Temporarily closed due to current State of California COVID-19 guidelines.

Experience a rare, fascinating, up-close look at prehistoric predators whose ancestors dominated the sea more than a hundred million years before dinosaurs walked the earth.
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SeaWorld and Guy Harvey are working together to prevent shark finning.

Save Sharks

73 million sharks are killed each year due to finning, putting shark populations in danger. SeaWorld® is working with Guy Harvey and the Humane Society of the United States to protect this vital part of the ecosystem.

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