SeaWorld San Diego

Park Update

SeaWorld San Diego is now operating as a theme park. Per state COVID-19 restrictions, attendance is limited to California in-state visitors, and now out-of-state visitors will be required to show proof of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccine (you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your second shot, or two weeks after the one-dose vaccine). Guests may also be asked to present proof of residency upon entry. Party sizes may not contain more than 3 households. To adhere to capacity guidelines, and for the health and safety of our animals, employees and guests, reservations and proper face coverings are required to enter the park.

CA COVID-19 Restrictions FAQs

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Who is allowed to visit the park under the current CA state guidelines?

Attendance is limited to CA in-state visitors and out-of-state visitors who are fully vaccinated* and show proof of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccine (you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your second shot, or two weeks after the one-dose vaccine) per state COVID-19 restrictions. Please continue to monitor our website for updates on these restrictions and availability for non-California residents. CA in-state visitors may be asked to present proof of residency upon entry. Party sizes may not contain more than 3 households. To adhere to capacity guidelines and for the health and safety of our guests and employees, reservations are required to enter the park. SeaWorld will continue to operate with enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screenings.

Why is SeaWorld only allowing CA in-state visitors into the park?

Due to the current state COVID-19 guidelines, attendance is limited to California in-state visitors and now out-of-state visitors who are fully vaccinated* and show proof of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccine (you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your second shot, or two weeks after the one-dose vaccine) per state COVID-19 restrictions.

When will non-CA in-state visitors be allowed to visit the park again?

We look forward to welcoming back all of our fans and guests. Per state COVID-19 restrictions, out of state visitors who are fully vaccinated* are allowed to visit the park with proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination**. If you cannot provide this verification, please continue to visit our website for updates on when these restrictions and admission availability will be lifted. You can also subscribe to emails here to stay up to date.

I am a CA in-state visitor, can I bring a non-CA resident guest to the park with me?

Yes, if the out-of-state visitors are fully vaccinated* and are able to show proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination**. CA in-state visitors may be asked to present proof of residency upon entry. Party sizes may not contain more than 3 households. To adhere to capacity guidelines and for the health and safety of our guests and employees, reservations are required to enter the park. SeaWorld will continue to operate with enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screenings.

I am a Pass Member, Fun Card Holder or ticket holder and I am not a CA in-state visitor so I cannot visit the park at this time. What do I do?

Pass Members, Fun Card Holders and ticket holders who are not CA in-state visitors may visit with proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination**. Please monitor our website for updates on these restrictions. We will also send an email when the restriction has been lifted. Please make sure you are subscribed to emails here to stay up to date.

I am not a CA in-state visitor, but I already bought a ticket with a reservation dated on or after April 12, 2021. What should I do?

Due to CA state guidelines, out-of-state visitors will be required to show proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccine**. If you cannot provide requested verification, please continue to monitor our website for updates on these restrictions and availability for non-California in-state visitors. When the restriction removal date is announced, please email [email protected] to reschedule your visit.

I am not a CA in-state visitor, but I am a Fun Card Holder or Pass Member who already made a reservation for a visit dated on or after April 12, 2021. What should I do?

Thank you for being a member! Due to CA state guidelines, attendance is limited to CA in-state visitors and out-of-state visitors who are fully vaccinated* and can show proof of completed vaccination**. Please continue to monitor our website for updates on these restrictions. When the restriction removal date is announced, we encourage you to reschedule your visit here. You will be asked to provide your order number and email address. If you do not have this information, please email [email protected] for assistance.

  • *Per CDC, you are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after your second shot if you receive a COVID-19 vaccine that require two shots, and two weeks after your shot if you receive a COVID-19 vaccine that requires only one dose.

    ** Per CDC, the following are acceptable as proof of full vaccination: Vaccination card (which includes name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided and date last dose administered) OR a photo of a vaccination card as a separate document OR a photo of the attendee’s vaccine card stored on a phone or electronic device OR documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider.