SeaWorld Orlando is a marine life adventure park with themed shows, up-close animal encounters, attractions and rides, including Kraken, a floorless roller coaster, and Journey to Atlantis, a water coaster thrill ride. A simulated helicopter ride takes visitors to Wild Arctic. Shows include Believe, showcasing majestic killer whales performing amazing choreography to an original musical score and an elaborate three-story set with panoramic LED screens; Blue Horizons, with animals, performers and exotic birds in a Broadway-style production; Odyssea, a half-hour spectacular with acrobatic feats and special effects; Pets Ahoy, highlighting the talents of rescued four-legged friends and Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island, featuring comical sea lions and otters.
Key West at SeaWorld has live entertainment and sea turtles, and visitors can feed dolphins and stingrays. Manatee-Rescue explores the endangered creatures‟ world and California sea lions and seals reside at Pacific Point Preserve.
Shamu’s Happy Harbor
Shamu’s Happy Harbor with its family-oriented roller coaster; Penguin Encounter; Dolphin Nursery; Tropical Reef; Shark Encounter; and the Anheuser-Busch Hospitality Center are other features. The 6-hour Adventure Express offers reserved seating at certain shows; back-door access to rides; animal feedings; behind-the-scene tours; and lunch. Several other guided tours are offered.
Aquatica is next to SeaWorld Orlando. The whimsical water park combines thrill rides; wide, sandy beaches with exotic trees and personal cabanas; and an opportunity for up-close animal experiences. Dolphin Plunge, a park highlight,is a clear tube ride that sends riders plunging through a lagoon inhabited by Commerson‟s dolphins. Side-by-side wave pools, lazy rivers and raft rides add to the fun.
Discovery Cove Orlando
Discovery Cove Orlando is next to SeaWorld Orlando. The all-inclusive park allows visitors, at their own pace, to encounter a variety of animals up-close and in a lush island resort setting. Visitors can touch and swim with dolphins, wade with mysterious rays and snorkel through thousands of tropical fish. Swimmers, protected by clear underwater partitions, come eye-to-eye with sharks and barracudas. A plunge through a waterfall takes swimmers into a towering free-flight aviary full of more than 250 brilliant exotic birds. Attendance is limited to 1,000 guests per day at this reservations-only adventure.