Visitors Guide to SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando opened December 15, 1973 and today is America's 10th most-visited theme park, but ranking first behind the Disney and Universal parks. In recent years, the park has added seasonal food and music festivals as it looks to boost repeat attendance from locals.

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New for 2024

Penguin Trek - A two-launch Bolliger & Mabillard family coaster, themed to Antarctica and featuring the park's penguin habitat at its exit. Opens spring 2024.

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Roller Coasters

  1. Mako ★ ★
    A 4,760-foot Bolliger & Mabillard hyper coaster with a 200-foot drop and top speed of 73 mph. Height requirement: 54 inches
  2. Manta
    A 3,359-foot Bolliger & Mabillard flying coaster with a 113-foot drop and top speed of 56 mph and four inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  3. Pipeline: The Surf Coaster
    Next-generation Bolliger & Mabillard stand-up coaster, with a 110-foot height and top speed of 60 mph. Minimum height: 54 inches. Maximum height: 78 inches.
  4. Kraken
    A 4,177-foot Bolliger & Mabillard floorless coaster with a 144-foot drop and a top speed of 65 mph and seven inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  5. Ice Breaker
    A Premier Rides Sky Rocket that reaches 93 feet and 52 mph on 1,900 feet of track. Height requirement: 54 inches
  6. Journey to Atlantis
    A dark ride built around a Mack Rides water coaster. Height requirement: 42 inches
    Journey to Atlantis

Other Attractions

  • Infinity Falls
    Intamin river rapids ride with an elevator lift and 40-foot drop.
  • Sesame Street Land
    SeaWorld's children's area offers a collection of kiddie rides including Super Grover's Box Car Derby, a Zierer Force children's coaster.
  • Sky Tower
    SeaWorld's iconic observation tower

Animal Displays

SeaWorld Orlando's "animal connections" include the Orca Encounter, Dolphin Adventures, and Sea Lion & Otter Spotlight presentations and the Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, Dolphin Cove, Jewel of the Sea Aquarium (tropical fish), Manatee Rehabilitation Area, Manta Aquarium, Pacific Point Preserve (sea lions), Shark Encounter, Stingray Lagoon, and Wild Arctic (walrus and beluga whales) animal habitats.

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Park Map

SeaWorld Orlando is located off Interstate 4, just south of the 528 Beachline Expressway - in between the Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando resorts.