Passport to Thrills - Emperor

September 9, 2021

We are excited to announce the opening of the highly anticipated Emperor™ in March 2022. We thank our fans for their patience and look forward to delivering this incredible coaster before Spring Break next year.

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As we prepare to open this thrilling new attraction at SeaWorld San Diego, we would also like to share exclusive benefit details we'll offer our Pass Members.

As a Pass Member, you’ll be able to enjoy dedicated ride times on Emperor before it opens for all guests. But now as an additional bonus, you have the opportunity to experience Emperor as a VIP at our new event: the Passport to Thrills Celebration! This special event will feature exclusive ride times, special entertainment, refreshments, and more. In order to attend this celebration, you must embark on an exciting new adventure and complete a thrills-themed mission.

Your Passport to Thrills mission, should you choose to accept it: just visit SeaWorld San Diego three times* from Sept. 17 to Dec. 31, 2021.

SeaWorld San Diego’s all-new dive coaster, Emperor™, will be the tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless dive coaster in the state! Named for the world’s largest penguin, Emperor™ will mimic this species’ amazing underwater diving ability.

Stay tuned to our FacebookTwitter, and Instagram social media channels as well as our official website for future details and updates. We look forward to celebrating the opening of Emperor™ with all of you very soon!

*Passport to Thrills visits must occur at SeaWorld San Diego over the following dates in order to count as three visits:

  • Howl-O-Scream event dates and times on September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 using a Pass Member ticket purchased through the Pass Member Portal
  • Spooktacular event dates Saturdays and Sundays in October.
  • Christmas Celebration select dates in November
  • Any day December 1 - 31
  • You may visit as often as you’d like, but your three eligible visits will only be counted once over the timeframes listed above.
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