Emperor Roller Coaster at SeaWorld San Diego




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Buy an Annual Pass for exclusive first-to-ride preview days! And for an extra special opportunity to experience Emperor as a VIP - all it takes is a little fun at the park between now and December 31, 2021! Pass Members can join our Passport to Thrills Celebration and enjoy an exclusive night of a dedicated rides time, entertainment, and more.

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Emperor

California’s tallest and fastest floorless dive coaster

Coming to SeaWorld San Diego in March 2022

Emperor, the tallest, fastest, and longest dive coaster in all of California, will open in March 2022—just in time for Spring Break. Get ready to plunge 90 degrees and soar up to 60 miles per hour through exhilarating loops on this exciting Emperor penguin-inspired adventure, feeling your feet dangle above the track on the state’s only floorless dive coaster!

Emperor Roller Coaster

Emperor Dive Stats:

Ride Height: 153 Feet Tall with 45 Degree Incline

Vertical Drop: 143 Feet - Facedown

Max Speed: 60+ mph

Min. Height Requirement: 52"

California’s first floorless dive coaster.

Tallest and fastest dive coaster in the state.


Fun Fact:

Did you know SeaWorld San Diego is the only place in North America to see the amazing Emperor Penguin (which this coaster is named after)?

 

 

 

2022 Fun Card

2022 Fun Cards on Sale Now:

Ride Emperor and enjoy SeaWorld all of 2022, plus get the rest of 2021 FREE!
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2022 Fun Card

2022 Fun Cards on Sale Now:


Ride Emperor and enjoy SeaWorld all of 2022, plus get the rest of 2021 FREE!
Buy Now
  • Exclusive Ride Times

    Active Pass Members will be invited to enjoy exclusive ride times on Emperor when it opens in March 2022.

    Pass Members & Fun Card holders who purchased on or after Nov. 19, 2019 and are no longer active at the time of Emperor’s opening in March 2022 will receive the opportunity to ride during a pre-selected time period. Please click here to complete the form to confirm eligibility. Your response must be received by Sept. 30, 2021.


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Penguins International

Penguins International

With the addition of Emperor, we’re excited to continue our partnership with Penguins International to focus on penguin awareness and the conservation needs of this special aquatic bird. A portion of the proceeds from sales of penguin merchandise at the Emperor retail store will be donated to Penguins International to support their important conservation, education and research efforts.

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