SeaWorld San Diego Christmas Celebration

Add-Ons

SeaWorld is operating as a licensed and accredited zoo. Reservations are required to manage capacity for the health and safety of our guests and to comply with state and local governmental requirements. Rides, rollercoasters and indoor animal exhibits are temporarily closed at this time due to current State of California COVID-19 guidelines.

SeaWorld’s outdoor animal attractions, including dolphins, bat rays, Magellanic penguins, reef sharks, flamingos, sea otters, orcas, seals, sea lions, turtles, moray eels and more, will remain open in addition to SeaWorld’s world-famous Dolphin, Sea Lion and Orca Encounter live educational presentations with physically distanced seating.

  • Dine + Drink Add-On

    Dine & Drink

    Limited-Time Offer: Save up to 25% Already have your single-day ticket? Purchase a Dine + Drink Add-On and enjoy up to six food or beverage items (includes beer, wine, and cocktails) during your visit to SeaWorld San Diego.

    Reservations are required for your visit.

    Dine + Drink Add-On includes:

    • Adult add-on: 6 food and/or drink items of your choice (including beer, wine, and cocktails)
    • Child add-on: 4 child food and/or drink items of your choice
    • Valid at participating restaurants, island market and cart locations
    • Restaurants may close up to an hour prior to park closing

    Parking, taxes and service fees not included with price. Products, prices, hours and services are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Prices are listed are per person. Ticket may not be copied, transferred, resold or refunded and is only valid for the person listed on the ticket. Not redeemable for cash. Void if altered. Not replaceable if lost, stolen, destroyed or unused. ONLY valid at SeaWorld San Diego. Participating restaurant operating hours/menus vary and are subject to change without notice. Some food and beverage exclusions apply. May not be used with other food discounts. Remains the property of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment. Will be confiscated or revoked without restitution for misuse. Your visit to SeaWorld helps support animal rescue efforts, with over 37,000 and counting.

    Adult (10+) $39.99 $29.99 /ea.
    Child (3-9) $24.99 $19.99 /ea.
  • Reserved Seating (Shows & Presentations)

    SeaWorld San Diego Reserved Seating

    Enjoy reserved seats at our most popular shows & presentations.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Valid for unlimited single-day reserved seating at the venues of our most popular shows & presentations.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Participating venues include Orca Encounter, Dolphin Amphitheater, and Sea Lion & Otter Amphitheater.


    Reserved Seating entitles the guest to single-day unlimited reserved seating at participating venues. Participating venues include Orca Encounter, Dolphin Amphitheater, and Sea Lion & Otter Amphitheater. Not available in wet/soak zone sections. Valid for select show & presentation times; reference the park map or venue clocks on the day of visit for valid times. Seating is reserved up to show start time only. Unused seats may be open for general seating at show time. Not valid for Cirque Electrique, Nautilus Amphitheater or Mission Bay Theater shows. Restrictions may apply. Park admission is not included with your purchase but is required. Must show issued ticket to each attendant for admittance to reserved seating section. Available on a limited basis while supplies last. Product offerings subject to change without notice. Pricing varies by season – check specific date for pricing. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted.

    Limited seats available
    Prices starting at
    Ages 3+ $24.99 /ea.
  • Cookies with Santa

    SeaWorld San Diego Cookies with Santa

    Enjoy Santa’s favorite snack with your closest friends and family at a single party table in an outdoor setting while he tells you a Christmas story, and then take a physically-distanced photo with the big man himself to commemorate the fun.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Each table reservation includes 4 guests at Explorer's Cafe'. Two additional guests may be added at check-in for $20 each.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Photo package includes: 2 photos with frame, 1 photo ornament, 2 keychains, 2 magnets, 2 digital images and a reusable bag.
    • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to event time for check-in at Explorer's Cafe'.
    • Maximum of 6 guests per table is based on ticketed guests ages 3 and up.

    Ticket valid only for date and time chosen. Event times and offer details subject to change without prior notice. This experience is 30 minutes. Prices are subject to change without notice. Price does not include tax or gratuity. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather. Arrive at Explorer’s Café patio at least 15 minutes prior to your event time.

    Limited spots available!
    Table of 4 $100.00 /ea.
  • Santa's Animals From Around the World Reserved Seating & Encounter

    Santas Animal Meet and Greet SeaWorld San Diego

    Enjoy reserved seating for the show. After the show get up close to animals from around the world during this 15 minute encounter. Limited spots are available. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Reserved Seating for Santa Presents: Christmas Animals Around the World.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Opportunity to meet a variety of animals including camels, porcupines, and alpacas.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon An up-close opportunity to take photos with these amazing animals
    • Reserved Seating for Santa Presents: Christmas Animals Around the World.
    • Opportunity to meet a variety of animals including camels, porcupines, and alpacas.
    • An up-close opportunity to take photos with these amazing animals
    Park admission is not included with your program reservation, but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended.

    For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible experience:

    • Please check in for your reserved seating at the Nautilus Theater at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
    • Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. Participants must be at least 3 years old and accompanied by paid adult participant.
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour
    • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged, however SeaWorld ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your encounter.
    • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.
    • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their encounter.
    •Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change without notice.
    • The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • Animals met during the encounter may vary
    Limited Spots Available
    General Admission $24.99 /ea.

Encounters

  • Flamingo Encounter

    Flamingos

    Want to mingle with our flamingos? Come face-to-feather with these beautiful birds as you step inside their habitat and join us for this exclusive keeper-led animal encounter.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon A personal session with an Aviculturist as they share unique facts and personal stories about the lives of our flamingos
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Due to the health and welfare of the animals, strollers, electric wheelchairs, and service animals are not permitted inside the Flamingo exhibit during the program
    For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible experience:
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
    • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the program. 
    • Due to the health and welfare of the animals, strollers, electric wheelchairs, and service animals are not permitted inside the Flamingo exhibit during the program.

    Reservation includes the Flamingo Encounter program on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended. Overall program lasts 20 minutes and is subject to change. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Dates, program, prices and event offerings are subject to change without notice. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; programs will still be offered except in the event of lightning. Cancellation Policy: 48 hours before your reservation will result in a full refund; cancellations within 48 hours of your reservation will not be refunded. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. Pass Member discount is available when booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 3+) $25.00 /ea.
  • Sea Otter Encounter

    Sea Otter

    Visit with curious and playful sea otters and their keepers as they prepare for their day.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon A behind the scenes visit inside our Sea Otter exhibit
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Watch as our sea otters enjoy their lunch and help feed them their favorite snacks
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Animal experts will share their knowledge and experience of caring for these animals
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Meet 15 minutes prior to the Otter Encounter by “Otter Outlook”, meet by the sea otter nursery sign in the back of the exhibit.
    Reservation includes the Sea Otter Encounter program on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended. This tour is limited to four guests. Covid protocols will be required, including wearing a mask at all times. Overall program lasts up to 30 minutes and is subject to change. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the program. Dates, program, prices and event offerings are subject to change without notice. All events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to animal availability. Events are not cancelled due to inclement weather; programs will still be offered except in the event of lightning. Cancellation Policy: cancellations 48 hours before your reservation will result in a full refund; cancellations within 48 hours of your reservation will not be refunded. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. Pass Member discount is available when booking through the Pass Member website.
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 3+) $70.00 $60.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Encounter Tour

    SeaWorld San Diego Dolphin Encounter

    Get up-close to bottlenose dolphins in a 15 minute specialized session. Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Opportunity to touch and feed bottlenose dolphins.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Learn different hand signals used to communicate with these intelligent animals.

    Reservation includes the Dolphin Encounter program on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended.


    For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible Dolphin Encounter experience:

    • Please check in for your Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Point at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
    • Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. Participants must be at least 48 inches tall and accompanied by paid adult participant.
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
    • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged, however SeaWorld ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your encounter.
    • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.
    • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their encounter.
    • Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change without notice.
    • The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices starting at
    Guest $60.00 /ea.
  • Sloth Encounter Tour

    Sloth Encounter

    Up your selfie game with a #Slothie on this one of a kind 15-20 minute encounter for one guest with SeaWorld’s two-toed sloths! Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon A behind the scenes visit at Dolphin Amphitheater for an encounter with SeaWorld's very own two-toed sloths
    • Checkbox Selected Icon An up-close opportunity to take a #slothie (Sloth selfie)
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Animal experts will share their knowledge and experience of caring for these animals

    Park admission is not included with your program reservation, but is required. Due to the special nature of this program, space is limited and early reservations are recommended.


    For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld San Diego has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible experience:

    • Please check in for your Sloth Encounter at the Sloth Interaction Check-In near Dolphin Amphitheater at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
    • Participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian present. Participants must be 6 years old and accompanied by paid adult participant.
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
    • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged, however SeaWorld ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your encounter.
    • No loose jewelry, sunglasses or smoking is permitted during the interaction.
    • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their encounter.
    • Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change without notice.
    • The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices starting at
    Encounter $50.00 /ea.

Parking

  • Product Image General Parking

    General Parking

    Purchase general parking for single-day parking valid on any operating day.

    Valid for general parking for one car at SeaWorld San Diego during normal operating days and times. Expires 1 year from date of purchase. Park admission is not included with purchase. Present your ticket and photo ID at any parking toll booth as you enter the parking lot. You can upgrade to Up-Close Parking at the parking toll booths for an additional fee; subject to availability. Pricing may vary by season. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted.
    One Vehicle $25.00 /ea.
  • Product Image Up Close Parking

    Up-Close Parking

    Reserve parking in the first six rows near the park entrance, valid on the date of your reservation only.

    Valid for Up-Close Parking for one car at SeaWorld San Diego during normal operating days and times. Parking is valid for the date of your reservation only. Up-Close Parking section is the first six rows of parking near the park entrance. Park admission is not included with purchase. Present your ticket and photo ID at any parking toll booth as you enter the parking lot. Pricing varies by season – check specific date for pricing. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 
    Quantities Are Limited - Reserve Today
    Prices Starting at
    One Vehicle $30.00
  • Product Image VIP Parking

    VIP Parking

    Enjoy a reserved parking spot in the closest parking section near the park entrance, valid on the date of your reservation only.

    Valid for VIP Parking for one car at SeaWorld San Diego during normal operating days and times. Parking is valid for the date of your reservation only. VIP Parking section is in the first six rows of parking near the park entrance. Retain your parking receipt for in/out privileges that day into the parking lot (based on availability). Park admission is not included with purchase. Present your ticket and photo ID at any parking toll booth as you enter the parking lot and you will be directed to your reserved spot in the VIP Parking Section. Pricing varies by season – check specific date for pricing. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 

    Quantities Are Limited - Reserve Today
    Prices starting at
    One Vehicle $45.00 /ea.

Rentals

  • Stroller Rental

    Product Image Double Stroller

    Reserve a stroller and get your children around the park in comfort and ease without having to pack your own.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Roomy strollers can easily hold diaper bags, packages, toys, souvenirs and other travel items.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Stroller includes retractable sun shade.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Strollers are equipped with safety straps to secure little passengers.
    Reservation includes a stroller rental on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Subject to change without notice. Cancellations made with less than 24 hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 
    Prices Starting at
    One Stroller $30.00 /ea.
  • Manual Wheelchair Rental

    Product Image Wheelchair

    Reserve one of our manual, lightweight wheelchairs that are designed for easy maneuverability.

    Reservation includes a Wheelchair rental on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Subject to change without notice. Cancellations made with less than 24 hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 
    Prices Starting at
    One Wheelchair $20.00 /ea.
  • Electric Scooter (ECV) Rental

    Product Image Scooter

    Rent one of our three-wheel electric scooters and explore the park.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon ECV Mobility Carts are reserved only for guests with conditions affecting personal mobility.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Must be at least 16 years of age to rent and operate ECV. Guests under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present.
    Reservation includes an Electric Scooter (ECV) rental on day and time of your reservation only. Must be at least 16 years of age to rent and operate ECV. Must present valid picture ID and complete a rental agreement form prior to obtaining the ECV. Guests under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present and will also be required to sign the rental agreement. Due to safety restrictions, only the reserved operator may maneuver an ECV. Children and/or multiple passengers are not permitted on an ECV. Each ECV has a weight limit of 500 lbs. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Subject to change without notice. Cancellations made with less than 24 hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (Ages 16+) $55.00 /ea.
  • Electric Scooter (ECV) with Canopy Rental

    ECV with Canopy Image

    Rent one of our three-wheel electric scooters and explore the park.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Includes convenient canopy to shade you from the sun.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon ECV Mobility Carts are reserved only for guests with conditions affecting personal mobility.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Must be at least 16 years of age to rent and operate ECV. Guests under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present.
    Reservation includes an Electric Scooter (ECV) with Canopy rental on day and time of your reservation only. Must be at least 16 years of age to rent and operate ECV. Must present valid picture ID and complete a rental agreement form prior to obtaining the ECV. Guests under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present and will also be required to sign the rental agreement. Due to safety restrictions, only the reserved operator may maneuver an ECV. Children and/or multiple passengers are not permitted on an ECV. Each ECV has a weight limit of 500 lbs. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Subject to change without notice. Cancellations made with less than 24 hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. Non-replaceable, non-transferable, not for resale and cannot be redeemed for cash. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted. 
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (Ages 16+) $65.00 /ea.