SeaWorld

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Seaworld which includes interior views and marine life as well as a small group of people

Animal interaction,entertaining rides and informative exhibits are all on offer at this familyfavorite destination. 

SeaWorld® San Diego,located in trendy Mission Beach , has beenpleasing crowds ever since it opened in 1964 and is a must for anyone travelingwith children. Kids and adults alike flock to the many exhibits offeringopportunities to interact with marine animals. Touch, feed and give trainingsignals to the performing bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Point. Withprearranged permission, you can even don a wetsuit and jump into the water withthe majestic beluga whales.

A day at SeaWorld isfilled with photo opportunities and experiences you’ll never forget. Wanderslowly through the eerie Shark Encounter® glass tunnel, marvel at the gracefulbat rays at the Manta® exhibit, and then relax to the antics of sea lions andotters performing comedy skits. The park’s headline attraction is One Ocean®, a25-minute live show featuring orcas that perform awe-inspiring tricks in andout of the water.

Rides and shows atSeaWorld range from adrenalin pumping to relaxing. The Manta roller coasterserves up spine-tingling drops, at 42 miles (69 kilometers) per hour. WildArctic®, on the other hand, is a trek through frozen landscapes from thecomfort of your theater seat. The show simulates a helicopter ride, payingvisits to both land and water-based animals. Gentler still is the BaysideSkyride, which carries you on a gondola across Mission Beach. SkyTower liftsyou 322 feet (98 meters) above the ground for a view of SeaWorld and across SanDiego. Be prepared to get wet on the Shipwreck Rapids®; you’ll pass rightbeneath a waterfall.

Young children willenjoy a visit to Sesame Street® Bay of Play, two acres (one hectare) ofchild-friendly rides and other fun. Walking, talking characters such as Elmo,Bert and Ernie make special appearances at designated times throughout the dayand will happily pose for photos.

It’seasy to spend an entire day and evening at SeaWorld, including a nightlyfireworks show during the summer. There are several restaurants at the parkwhere you can get everything from pizza or a muffin on-the-go to a relaxedseafood dinner. Advance reservations are recommended if you want to eat at thepopular Dine with Shamu®, a café overlooking the whales’ training pool. Thepark’s operating days and hours change throughout the year, with extended hoursduring holidays and summer.

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Top Hotels Close to SeaWorld

The Dana on Mission Bay
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $178 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Located in the heart of San Diego, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mission Bay, Belmont Park, and SeaWorld. Mission Beach and Dog Beach are also within 2 ...
4.2/5Very Good! (2,055 reviews)
"I enjoyed my stay so much I can’t wait for an opportunity to come so I can return and stay at longer. I was so happy to have Buffet Breakfast again at 1/2 price. So impressed especially when the Chief Chef came out to great each table and answer questions. The Firefly staff was excellent service ..."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

The Dana on Mission Bay
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $229 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
This family-friendly San Diego resort is located on the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Mission Bay and Ski Beach. Dog Beach is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.
4.2/5Excellent! (2,384 reviews)
"Me and my family had a wonderful time at the resort! Beautiful and fun!!"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
4 out of 5
1441 Quivira Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $206 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 12
Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mission Bay, SeaWorld, and Dog Beach. Belmont Park and Ocean Beach Park are also within ...
4/5Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"The Marina view is great!"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
2 out of 5
3880 Greenwood St, San Diego, CA
The price is $63 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $229 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
The Dana on Mission Bay
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $178 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
The Dana on Mission Bay
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
4 out of 5
1441 Quivira Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $206 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 12
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
San Diego Mission Bay Resort
San Diego Mission Bay Resort
4 out of 5
1775 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $229 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
San Diego Mission Bay Resort
Heritage Inn San Diego Near SeaWorld
Heritage Inn San Diego Near SeaWorld
2 out of 5
3333 Channel Way, San Diego, CA
The price is $66 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 7
Heritage Inn San Diego Near SeaWorld
Bahia Resort Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $199 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Bahia Resort Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
3950 Jupiter St, San Diego, CA
The price is $144 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel
Ramada by Wyndham near SeaWorld / Mission Beach
Ramada by Wyndham near SeaWorld / Mission Beach
2.5 out of 5
3747 Midway Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $86 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Ramada by Wyndham near SeaWorld / Mission Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.