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Sea World California Holidays 2023 & 2024
The iconic attraction SeaWorld welcomes thousands of visitors every year and has done since it first opened its doors in San Diego back in 1964. One of California‘s most notable highlights, it is one of three of America‘s most famous aquariums, with others situated in Texas and Florida. Renowned for its educational aspects and a vast range of marine life, you’ll encounter killer whales, dolphins, penguins and even sharks throughout your visit. With numerous daily shows and family-friendly experiences, You will never forget your first trip to SeaWorld.
Not only is SeaWorld home to nearly 67,000 sea creatures, but it also has a ton of rides and attractions to be enjoyed! Are you brave enough to come face to face with the Emperor? SeaWorld’s newest, tallest and fastest dive coaster. With drops, loops, and hammerhead turns, you won't know which way is up or down as you fly around SeaWorld's newest rollercoaster.
If you’re a thrill seeker, you'll also love the electrifying Electric Eel with its countless twists and turns. Take a ride on Shipwreck Rapids and cool off along the winding river.
Tentacle Twirl, Sea Dragon Drop and Elmo’s Flying Fish are all family-friendly and perfect for all ages!
Sesame Street Bay of Play is one of SeaWorld's most loved attractions. With no height or age restrictions, it's the perfect place for both little ones as well as older children. Included with your SeaWorld admission, you'll have access to the Furry Friends Dance Party, Storytime and even Sesame Street Meet and Greets!
With exciting events for every season, you’re always in for a treat at SeaWorld. Open every day of the year; you can visit during some of San Diego's special holidays, including Easter, Halloween and even Christmas! From the 14th of November to the 8th of January, Santa will be stopping by with Rudolph, and he’ll be bringing the snow with him! With spectacular new shows, twinkling lights and an incredible 30-foot Christmas tree, you'll never forget a Christmas at SeaWorld.
Ever wanted to enjoy a meal with an Orca? Well, now you can! One of SeaWorld's most memorable family dining experiences, you'll be mesmerised by these magnificent creatures while you refuel, ready to explore some more. Grab a steaming hot Starbucks at Coral Market and choose from one of the several on-site restaurants, including pizza, chicken and a smokehouse. You can even enjoy some live music and craft beer at High Tide Brews.
From July until October, you can expect warm and sunny days with temperatures exceeding 24°C. August is when San Diego is at its hottest. The cooler weather begins to set in around November and lasts until April. During this time, temperatures start to drop, with lows of 10°C usually expected in December, San Diego's coldest month.
The best time to visit SeaWorld is during the springtime. The weather is ideal, there are fewer crowds, and the rainy season will have just come to an end.
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