SeaWorld San Diego

Add-Ons

Per state restrictions, attendance is generally limited to California in-state visitors. Fully vaccinated persons from out-of-state can visit the park if they show proof of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccine. Starting June 15, SeaWorld San Diego will return to usual operations with no COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Brunch with Elmo & Friends

    SeaWorld San Diego Breakfast with Elmo & Friends

    Wake up and get groovin’ with your favorite Sesame Street friends at Explorer's Cafe' Patio! Elmo and his furry friends can’t wait to see you.

    • Checkbox Selected Icon Enjoy signature brunch classics like berry compote & mint infused French Toast, homemade biscuits & gravy, and more.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Join Elmo and friends for unforgettable live stage performances, musical moments and interactive dance parties.
    • Checkbox Selected Icon Make memories with a meet-and-greet & photo experience with Elmo (Complimentary photo included with reservation).
    • Checkbox Selected Icon All attendees require a brunch reservation. An adult reservation is required with a Child and/or Infant reservation.

    Pass Members receive a special rate. Please log in to see the discounted pricing.

     

    Each guest attending requires a reservation which is only valid for reservation date. Park admission is not included with purchase but is required. Brunch begins at 10:30 am and is approximately 60 minutes. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended, as this is a limited-seating event with dates/times expected to sell out quickly. If space is available, guests can purchase reservations on day-of-the-event within the park. Children under the age of 3 will eat free but do require a reservation. Menu, prices, dine offerings, and characters are subject to change without notice. This event is subject to change or cancellation. In the case of inclement weather, the event will still be offered, except in the case of lightning. Prices do not include tax or gratuity. If you are concerned about food allergens, such as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, milk, egg or soy, please speak with a restaurant manager or supervisor to request recipes and product packaging labels before consuming any food items. Cancellations made with less than 24-hour notice are non-refundable. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts. May not be copied, transferred, resold and redeemed for cash. Void if altered.
    Prices starting at
    Ages 10+ $39.99 /ea.
    Ages 3-9 $34.99 /ea.
    Ages 0-2 $0.00 /ea.
  • Dine + Drink Add-On

    Dine & Drink

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    Dine + Drink Add-On includes six food or beverage items (includes beer, wine, and cocktails) during your visit to SeaWorld San Diego.

    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 38,000 and counting.

    Adult (10+) $39.99 $34.99 /ea.
    Child (3-9) $24.99 /ea.
  • Reserved Seating (Shows & Presentations)

    SeaWorld San Diego Reserved Seating

    Enjoy reserved seats all day at our most popular shows & presentations. 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. Reserved Seating can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 24 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 24 hours or for more than one change. Rebooking or cancellation requires at least 24 hours' advance notice. Void if altered and photocopies will not be accepted.

    Limited seats available
    Prices starting at
    Ages 3+ $19.99 /ea.

Encounters

  • Beluga Whale Encounter

    Beluga Whale

    Go behind the scenes for this interactive encounter and discover all about beluga whales! Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • A behind the scenes visit at Wild Arctic
    • Up-close encounters with our beluga whales
    • Animal experts will share their knowledge and experience of caring for these animals
    • Participant must be at least 4 years of age to participate. Children under the age 16 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant

    Reservation includes the Beluga Whale 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. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of max 4 guests. Overall program lasts 20 minutes and is subject to change. Participants must be 4 years of age and older to participate. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. For the safety of the animals and guests, anyone under the age of 4 (including infants) is not permitted on this encounter. 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. Any “animal experience reservations” can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 48 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 48 hours or for more than one change. “Animal experience reservations” are nonrefundable with less than 48 hours' advance notice of cancellation. 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 4+) $79.00 /ea.
  • Sea Lion Encounter

    Sea Lions

    Meet at Sea Lion Amphitheatre for this exclusive opportunity to come face-to-whisker with one of our pinnipeds. Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • Encounter begins at Sea Lion Amphitheatre near the Garden of Discovery
    • Meet a sea lion up-close
    • 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. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of about 8 guests. Please check-in at the Sea Lion and Otter Amphitheater 15 minutes prior to your reservation time. Reservation includes the Sea Lion Encounter program on day and time of your reservation only. Park admission is not included with your program reservation but is required. Overall program lasts 15 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+) $59.00 /ea.
  • Dolphin Encounter Tour

    SeaWorld San Diego Dolphin Encounter

    Get up-close to bottlenose dolphins in a 10 minute specialized session. Learn different hand signals used to communicate with these intelligent animals. Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    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 under 50 inches tall must be accompanied by a paid parent or guardian.
    • 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.
    • Any “animal experience reservations” can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 48 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 48 hours or for more than one change. “Animal experience reservations” are nonrefundable with less than 48 hours' advance notice of cancellation.
    • Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    Limited Spots Available
    Prices starting at
    Guest $99.00 /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.

    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 $79.00 /ea.
  • Penguins Up-Close Tour

    Penguin Tour

    Venture behind the scenes of Penguin Encounter for the exclusive opportunity to come face-to-beak with a penguin. Limited spots are available each day, and will sell out far in advance. Online reservations are highly recommended.

    • Visit inside Penguin Encounter then take a behind the scenes tour to have an up-close interaction with a penguin
    • Animal experts share their experiences in caring for these unique animals and the challenges they face in the wild
    • Participant must be at least 6 years of age to participate. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult participant.

    Reservation includes the Penguins Up-Close Tour 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. Small groups will be combined to form a program group of maximum 4 guests. Program includes a guided 30 minutes walking tour, so participants should be in good physical health. Participants must be 6 years of age and older to participate. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. For the safety of the animals and guests, anyone under the age of 6 (including infants) is not permitted on this tour. Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability. No smoking is permitted at any time. 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. 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. Pass Member discount is available when booking through the Pass Member website.

    Limited Spots Available
    Prices starting at
    Guest (Ages 6+) $99.00 /ea.

Parking

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    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. Parking Passes are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 24 hours' advance notice. 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
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    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 $40.00 /ea.

Rentals

  • Stroller Rental

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    Reserve a stroller and get your children around the park in comfort and ease without having to pack your own. Roomy strollers can easily hold diaper bags, packages, toys, souvenirs and other travel items. Stroller includes retractable sun shade. 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. These amenities can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 24 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 24 hours or for more than one change. Rebooking or cancellation requires at least 24 hours' advance notice. 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

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    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

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

    • ECV Mobility Carts are reserved only for guests with conditions affecting personal mobility.
    • 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+) $90.00 /ea.
  • Electric Scooter (ECV) with Canopy Rental

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    Rent one of our three-wheel electric scooters and explore the park. Includes convenient canopy to shade you from the sun.

    • ECV Mobility Carts are reserved only for guests with conditions affecting personal mobility.
    • 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+) $100.00 /ea.