Sea World – NEW Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Pet a shark and a penguin on Sea World's NEW Behind-the-Scenes Tour!

Pet a shark and a penguin on Sea World's NEW Behind-the-Scenes Tour!

Sea World Orlando is offering a new and exciting Behind-the-Scenes Tour that will invite guests to learn about endangered manatees and sea turtles, to pet a shark and a penguin, and to see the polar bear dens.  With the 2nd Day Free and Fun Card options, and with the money you’ll save purchasing Discount Sea World Tickets, you should definitely add on this truly memorable and special experience!

As we will be booking this amazing tour at a discounted price, Sea World was kind enough to offer us a preview – keep reading for more information and pictures! Continue reading

Sea World After Dark – Summer Hours and Shows

After Dark

Sea World Orlando is gearing up for summer season, where guests can enjoy longer opening hours and additional shows!  Starting May 29th and running through August 15th, Sea World will invite guests to “Stay for the Encore” with Sea World After Dark. 

Sea World After Dark transforms daytime favorites into nighttime spectacles, showcasing the park in a whole new light!  Guests will enjoy a nighttime rock n’ roll extravaganza, a high-energy Shamu show, a hilarious sea lion show and a mystifying fireworks finale. Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa and Discovery Cove Offer Mother’s Day Specials

Thelma and her calf, born April 20 at Discovery Cove

Thelma and her calf, born April 20 at Discovery Cove

Busch Gardens Tampa and Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida are offering special Mother’s Day packages to ensure that you and your family have a very memorable holiday!  Continue reading

Sea World Orlando~Dolphins Blowing Underwater Rings Amaze Tourists of All Ages

Sea World Orlando Dolphins Doing Amazing Things

Sea World Orlando Dolphins Doing Amazing Things

The playful creatures at Sea World Orlando, create the bubbles with their blowholes, then chase and swim through them. Continue reading

Sea World Cares – $5 Child Ticket with the Purchase of an Adult

Sea World conservation efforts help little guys like these!

Sea World conservation efforts help little guys like these!

For nearly 50 years, Sea World Parks & Entertainment has been rescuing and rehabilitating animals in need. They also work to support conservation efforts around the world. And now, they’re inviting you to be a part of it.

Now through December 31, 2010, when U.S. residents purchase a full-price adult admission, children ages 3-12 receive a ticket to Sea World for only $5.00.  100% of the proceeds will be donated to a wildlife conservation project of your choice. Continue reading

Sea World Live Tweets the Return of Manatees to the Wild

The Animal Care Specialists are using a heavy duty sling to carry them to the water

The Animal Care Specialists are using a heavy duty sling to carry them to the water

 Sea World Orlando offered guests and animal lovers a unique opportunity to follow along live via their Twitter account as their Animal Care Specialists returned a manatee named Mossback and her calf back to the wild.  Their destination was Blue Springs State Park, and students from Fern Creek Elementary School were on-site to learn valuable conservation lessons.  Keep reading for more details and photos!

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Sea World Orlando Celebrates World Penguin Day Every Day!

Check out the Penguin Spotlight Tour at Sea World Orlando

Check out the Penguin Spotlight Tour at Sea World Orlando

Sea World Orlando certainly has a reason to celebrate World Penguin Day.  On the Sea World Parks and Entertainment Blog, they share with us an amazing story – one that is also featured in the Penguin Encounter exhibit at the park.  On June 23, 2000, 300 tons of fuel oil spilled into the waters off of Cape Town, South Africa. Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa Debuts Text Messaging Campaign

Get ride wait times and fun quizzes with the new Busch Gardens Text Message Service

Get ride wait times and fun quizzes with the new Busch Gardens Text Message Service

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida recently debuted an in-park text messaging campaign to ensure guests are making the most out of their visit to the beautiful theme park.  Similar to, but less extensive than, Disney’s Mobile Magic Campaign, the SMS text messages provide coaster wait times, family friendly scavenger hunts and quizzes, promotional offers for food and merchandise, and fun facts about the park!  Continue reading

Sea World Parks Offer Free Admission to Stranded UK Tourists

Sea World Parks & Entertainment - Sea World, Busch Gardens, and Aquatica

Sea World Parks & Entertainment - Sea World, Busch Gardens, and Aquatica

Cheers!  The always generous and giving Sea World Parks & Entertainment is offering FREE admissions to UK tourists who have been left stranded in Orlando, Florida due to the volcanic ash blanketing the skies overseas.   The offer is valid starting Saturday, April 17th at Sea World Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa, and Aquatica Water Park.  Continue reading

Busch Gardens Tampa Welcomes Baby Giraffe

Baby Giraffe at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa welcomed a new baby giraffe just days ago.  Weighing approximately 147 pounds at birth, the newborn is the calf of mother, Teesa, and father, Sterling. The addition brings Busch Gardens’ giraffe population to 15. Continue reading