SeaWorld Edition / August 2019
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THRILL OUT

New roller coasters at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens
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13 SEP 2019: SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay hve revealed details regarding new attractions coming to the parks in 2020. This marks the first time in four years that both parks have launched new coasters in the same year, in addition to a new water slide in Tampa. MORE

HOWL-O-SCREAM

New fears meet nightmares of the past at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 20th Anniversary
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Howl-O-Scream 2019 unearths long-buried icons of the past as well as new nightmares as Busch Gardens Tampa Bay celebrates “20 Years of Fear” with horrifying haunted houses, terrifying scare zones and thrilling rollercoaster rides through the dark. MORE

RESCUE, REHABILITATION AND RELEASE

SeaWorld Rescue has 55 year history
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10 JUN 2019: Since 1964, the same year it opened its gates, SeaWorld's rescue teams have come to the aid of more than 35,000 marine and terrestrial animals. Trends in rescue data suggest that in recent years, the impact of human activity on oceans, such as plastic pollution, is taking an increasing toll on marine wildlife.  MORE

GROUNDBREAKING KILLER WHALE RESEARCH

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26 APR 2019: Veterinarians at SeaWorld have published a new, study that establishes first-ever standards for diagnosing clinically healthy killer whales in the same way doctor's asses a human patient's weight, blood pressure and overall health. MORE

JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER TRAVEL

SeaWorld Parks Extends Canadian Resident Offer through September 30, 2019
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Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando, Tigris at Busch Gardens Tampa, KareKare Curl at Aquatica Orlando just some of the reasons to visit; save up to $50 off 2-park visit. Canadian residents have an extended opportunity to catch a wave of savings, and experience an unforgettable day packed with thrilling rides and attractions, special events and shows. Special Canadian Resident Pricing has been extended with valuable offers including dining options and two-park offers. Canadian Resident Pricing is available now through September 30, 2019 for SeaWorld® Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, and Adventure Island Tampa Bay.    MORE

FLORIDA’S TALLEST LAUNCH COASTER TIGRIS OPENS AT BUSCH GARDENS

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Just in time for the holiday weekend, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay officially opened Tigris, a triple-launch steel roller coaster. The new attraction is Florida’s tallest launch coaster and the ninth coaster in the park’s collection, solidifying Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as Florida’s thrill ride leader. MORE

SEAWORLD ORLANDO IS NOW A CERTIFIED AUTISM CENTER

Theme Park Joins Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove as first family of Orlando parks to be Certified Autism Centers
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On World Autism Awareness Day this April, SeaWorld Orlando announced that it has been designated as a certified autism center by The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). SeaWorld Orlando joins Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove to become the first family of parks, in the world’s leading theme park destination, to be certified. MORE

FOAM OUT

SeaWorld removes foam bowls, plates from parks
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06 MAR 2019: SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment is removing products made of polystyrene foam from its 12 parks. Officials at the Florida-based theme park company said Tuesday the removal of bowls, plates and trays made of the material will prevent an estimated 14 million pieces of polystyrene foam products from entering the environment each year. MORE

2019 ATTRACTIONS

One SeaWorld's biggest years ever with new rides and thrills coming to every park
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Orlando: Florida’s tallest launch coaster, a first-of-its-kind dueling, horizontal roller coaster and all of the fun, laughter and learning of the world’s most famous street are some of the incredible adventures to debut at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks in 2019. These are all part of a new attractions lineup creating buzz in every park market across the country and providing endless reasons to visit the parks again and again. The company recently revealed details on its 2019 new attractions -one of the company’s biggest years ever.   MORE

WORLD’S TALLEST RIVER RAPIDS ATTRACTION

Infinity Falls now open at SeaWorld Orlando
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Infinity Falls – featuring roaring rapids, soaking fountains and a record-setting 40-foot waterfall drop – is now open at SeaWorld Orlando. Infinity Falls brings the thrill of white-water rafting into a new experience the family can enjoy together. Aboard 8-passenger circular rafts, riders embark on an adventure through a lush rainforest environment inspired by some of the world’s most incredible freshwater ecosystems. The new attraction features dynamic drops and turns, interactive water elements, and allow guests to experience the feel of exhilarating rapids. The ride also features an innovative elevator lift designed to transport the rafts to the top of the ride’s 40-foot drop. MORE

ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND

SeaWorld removes single use plastic straws and shopping bags from all theme parks
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29 JUN 2018: As part of its mission to protect animals and habitats worldwide, SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. announced that all 12 of its theme parks have removed all single-use plastic drinking straws and single-use plastic shopping bags.   MORE
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