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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    DeepSEE VR: Orca 360

    DeepSEE VR: Orca 360 takes guests on an underwater dive to virtually swim with SeaWorld’s remarkable killer whales. This seven-and-a-half minute film uses newly-developed, cutting-edge virtual reality technology and stunning stereoscopic 360-degree video to give guests the sensation of “being there” by creating unexpected moments of awe and wonder. DeepSEE VR: Orca 360, which is located in the Ocean Explorer realm, is for guests 13 and older.

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    Dolphin Encounter

    SeaWorld San Diego guests enjoy a Dolphin Encounter at the park’s Dolphin Point attraction. Dolphin Encounters can be reserved online or at the park and space is limited.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.   

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    Killer Whales Up-Close Tour

    During the Killer Whales Up-Close Tour, participants are just feet away from killer whales, while animal behaviorists guide them through an experience, which may include providing enrichment for the whales or giving them cues for trained behaviors. While showcasing the world-class care and attention SeaWorld’s pod receives daily, SeaWorld’s behaviorists also share personal, intriguing stories and facts about the whales.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    Otter Outlook

    A California sea otter enjoys a seafood diet at SeaWorld San Diego’s Otter Outlook habitat. SeaWorld cares for several young otters as part of the Sea Otter Program, coordinated with Monterey Bay Aquarium and other marine-life organizations.

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    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.  

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    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.  

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    Penguins Up-Close Tour

    The Penguins Up-Close Tour is an incredible opportunity to venture behind the scenes at the state-of-the-art Penguin Encounter to learn how SeaWorld cares for these extraordinary birds and how they are adapted to the harsh Antarctic climate. The highlight of the adventure is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet a penguin face to face.

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    SeaWorld Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program

    After weeks 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 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.

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.  

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    Shark Encounter

    At SeaWorld San Diego’s Shark Encounter, guests can see 10 species of sharks (including the blacktip in the foreground and sand tiger in the lower right 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.

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    Shipwreck Rapids

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

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    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.  

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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