• Media Room

    Orca Encounter

    Orca Encounter, an inspiring, documentary-style presentation featuring a three-story, first-of-its-kind infinity screen, is all new at SeaWorld® San Diego. The natural setting is complete with a rugged coastline backdrop featuring towering pines and picturesque waterfalls.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Orca Encounter

    Orca Encounter, an inspiring, documentary-style presentation featuring a three-story, first-of-its-kind infinity screen, is all new at SeaWorld® San Diego. The natural setting is complete with a rugged coastline backdrop featuring towering pines and picturesque waterfalls.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Orca Encounter

    Orca Encounter, an inspiring, documentary-style presentation featuring a three-story, first-of-its-kind infinity screen, is all new at SeaWorld® San Diego. The natural setting is complete with a rugged coastline backdrop featuring towering pines and picturesque waterfalls.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Orca Enrichment

    Orcas at SeaWorld San Diego are provided a variety of enrichment items (sometimes including kelp) on a daily basis. The whales can be seen swimming at the Orca Encounter venue through the acrylic window at the Underwater Viewing area (shown here) or during Orca Encounter, an all-new inspiring, documentary-style presentation featuring a three-story, first-of-its-kind infinity screen.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Aqua Scout at Ocean Explorer

    Guests of all ages to SeaWorld® San Diego are diving into an all-new realm of deep-sea discovery at Ocean Explorer™. Multiple aquariums, exciting rides and digital technologies combine to create an experience centered on exploration and adventure, inspiring guests to protect the wonders of our oceans. Five family-friendly rides, including Aqua Scout (a jump-around ride shown here) add to the fun of this immersive, new area.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Dolphin Connection

    Dolphin Connection

    SeaWorld® San Diego guests enjoy a dolphin connection at the park’s Dolphin Point attraction. Dolphin connection experiences are scheduled throughout the day and are free with park admission. 

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Dolphin Days

    Dolphin Days

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Dolphin Days show combines high-energy animal behaviors with a close-up look at SeaWorld’s bottlenose dolphins (pictured here) and pilot whales and the relationship they have with their trainers.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Dolphin Days

    Dolphin Days

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Dolphin Days show combines high-energy animal behaviors with a close-up look at SeaWorld’s dolphins (like the one pictured here) and pilot whales and the relationship they have with their trainers.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image
  • Media Room

    Dolphin Interaction Program

    During SeaWorld® San Diego’s Dolphin Interaction Program, participants get an amazing in-water experience with bottlenose dolphins in the pool at Dolphin Point.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Explorers Reef

    Explorer's Reef

    As soon as guests arrive at SeaWorld® San Diego, they are immediately immersed into a world under the sea, where they can reach in and touch white-spotted bamboo sharks (pictured here) as well as cleaner fish, rays and other marine life in four state-of-the-art touch pools.   

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Manta

    Manta is SeaWorld® San Diego’s double-launch, multi-media roller coaster. This mega-attraction also features a 100,000-gallon aquarium where guests can touch and feed California bat rays. 

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Moray Eels at Ocean Explorer

    Guests at SeaWorld® San Diego can see dozens of moray eels (like the one shown here) at the all-new Ocean Explorer™ realm, which features a series of aquariums and displays that showcase unique and elusive ocean animals. Ocean Explorer also features five rides that are fun for the whole family.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Ocean Explorer Realm

    Guests of all ages to SeaWorld® San Diego are diving into deep-sea discovery at Ocean Explorer™. Multiple aquariums, exciting rides and digital technologies combine to create an experience centered on exploration and adventure, inspiring guests to protect the wonders of our oceans. Five family-friendly rides (including Tentacle Twirl on the left and Submarine Quest on the right) add to the fun of this immersive, new area.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Octopus Pop-Up at Ocean Explorer

    Guests at SeaWorld® San Diego can “pop up” into the habitat of a giant Pacific octopus (like the one shown here) at the all-new Ocean Explorer™ realm, which features a series of aquariums and displays that showcase unique and elusive ocean animals. Ocean Explorer also features five rides that are fun for the whole family.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Otter Outlook

    A California sea otter swims at SeaWorld® San Diego’s Otter Outlook habitat. SeaWorld cares for several young otters as part of the Sea Otter Research and Conservation program, coordinated with Monterey Bay Aquarium and other marine-life organizations.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Penguin Encounter

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Penguin Encounter® is home to 400 penguins, including the largest species, the emperor (pictured here). Other species living in this 25-degree habitat are gentoo, chinstrap, Adélie, macaroni and king penguins.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image
  • penguin encounter

    Penguin Encounter

    A gentoo penguin swims in its 40-degree, 148,000-gallon pool at SeaWorld® San Diego’s Penguin Encounter®, which is home to more than 350 penguins representing five species; gentoo, Adélie, macaroni, king and emperor.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • rescue

    SeaWorld Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program

    After months of rehabilitation at SeaWorld® San Diego, California sea lions are returned back into the ocean as part of the park’s Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program.  SeaWorld San Diego’s animal specialists have rescued more than 16,000 animals that were ill, injured or stranded over the last five decades. The goal of the program is to return rehabilitated animals to the wild, giving them a second chance at life.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    SeaWorld Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program

    After months of rehabilitation at SeaWorld® San Diego, an elephant seal is returned back into the ocean as part of the park’s Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program. SeaWorld San Diego’s animal specialists have rescued more than 17,000 animals that were ill, injured or stranded over the last five decades. The goal of the program is to return rehabilitated animals to the wild, giving them a second chance at life.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Photo

  • sea lions live

    Sea Lions LIVE

    During SeaWorld® San Diego’s hilarious Sea Lions LIVE show, O.P. Otter (an Asian small-clawed river otter pictured here) wreaks havoc while California sea lions Clyde® and Seamore® poke fun at popular TV shows. 

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • sea lions live

    Sea Lions LIVE

    Clyde® the California sea lion is one of the stars of SeaWorld® San Diego’s hilarious Sea Lions LIVE show, which pokes fun at popular TV shows. 

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • wild arctic

    SeaWorld Sleepovers

    During SeaWorld® Sleepovers, campers get to spend the night in some of the park’s most amazing animal habitats, including Turtle Reef (pictured here). Whether it’s Resident Camp, Day Camp or a one-night Sleepover, kids can discover firsthand how to care for SeaWorld animals.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • shark encounter

    Shark Encounter

    At SeaWorld® San Diego’s Shark Encounter®, guests can see 10 species of sharks as they swim all around them in their 280,000-gallon habitat. The Shark Encounter also includes a 57-foot-long, walk-through acrylic tube that runs the length of the habitat.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego 

    Download High Resolution Image

  • shark encounter

    Shark Encounter

    At SeaWorld® San Diego’s Shark Encounter®, guests see 10 species of sharks (including the sandtigers pictured here) as they swim in their 280,000-gallon habitat.  The Shark Encounter also includes a 57-foot-long, walk-through acrylic tube that runs the length of the habitat.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • shipwreck rapids

    Shipwreck Rapids

    Adventurers enjoy a wet and wild ride on SeaWorld® San Diego’s Shipwreck Rapids®.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Turtle Reef

    Green sea turtles (like the one pictured here) are part of SeaWorld® San Diego’s Turtle Reef, which also features thousands of tropical fish, an interactive game, and an educational touch-screen map where guests can track turtles in the wild.  

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • Media Room

    Wild Arctic

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Wild Arctic® attraction features encounters with several arctic species, including Pacific walruses (like the ones pictured here). Wild Arctic also features beluga whales, harbor seals and a simulated jet helicopter ride.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • wild arctic

    Wild Arctic

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Wild Arctic® attraction features encounters with several arctic species, including beluga whales (like the one pictured here). Guests can view the beluga whales from above- and below-water viewing windows, or they can reserve a Beluga Interaction Program and get in the water with the marine mammals. Wild Arctic also features polar bears, walruses, harbor seals and a simulated jet helicopter ride.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • wild arctic

    Wild Arctic

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Wild Arctic® attraction features encounters with several arctic species, including beluga whales. Guests can view the beluga whales from above- and below-water viewing windows, or they can reserve a Beluga Interaction Program (pictured here) and get in the water with the marine mammals. Wild Arctic also features polar bears, walruses, harbor seals and a simulated jet helicopter ride.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image

  • wild arctic

    Wild Arctic

    SeaWorld® San Diego’s Wild Arctic® attraction features encounters with several arctic species, including Pacific walruses (like the one pictured here). Wild Arctic also features beluga whales, harbor seals and a simulated jet helicopter ride.

    Photo credit:  Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld® San Diego

    Download High Resolution Image