SeaWorld San Diego

Wild Arctic

Wild Arctic is a motion base show in Rides at SeaWorld San Diego. It's worth seeing on a time-permitting basis.

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Wild Arctic is a motion simulator and film themed ride. Visitors have the option to ride on a non-motion-gyro-stabilizied (motion theater) helicopter, or in a gyro-stabilized "helicopter" (non-motion theater).

You end up in Base Station Wild Arctic, a research facility located in the frozen Arctic enviorment right next to a great ice cap and frozen shipwreck. There, you will see research equipment, frozen shipwrecks, and vast exhibits housing an array of Arctic wildlife, such as polar bears and beluga whales. Wild Arctic has interactive features such as cameras built into the rocks in the animal exhibits to give a closer glimpse of the animals above AND below the water. There is also a 25 foot long ice tunnel complete with foggers, misters, and actual ice! Embeded into the ice are polar bear paws, and inside of the polar bear paws are coins. See how long it takes to get a penny out before your fingers freeze!

Ride time is 4 minutes

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