SeaWorld San Diego in San Diego, CA

500 Sea World Dr.San Diego, CA 92109
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INSTANT CONFIRMATION

Reservations are no longer required to enter the park for SeaWorld San Diego. See you soon! 

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Overview

An aquatic animal theme park ideal for all ages and group sizes, SeaWorld® San Diego features exciting live presentations, rides, and exhibits that celebrate the marine life of many species. Guests can feel the rush with Manta®—a high-speed double-launch roller coaster; view real-life sharks up close at Shark Encounter; come face-to-face with playful bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Point; and much more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Diego Travel Experts
  • Lockers and strollers available for a fee.
  • Parking fees apply.
  • Open during inclement weather, some attractions will close.
  • No outside food or drinks are permitted.
  • Bring a camera.
  • Make time for animal feedings and presentations.
  • Eat lunch during presentation performances to beat the crowd.

Description

from SeaWorld San Diego
We look forward to welcoming our guests back to our park for fun, safe and memorable experiences. Reservations are no longer required.

Safely roam the spacious park grounds to enjoy our incredible open-air, outdoor and indoor animal viewing exhibits with animals including dolphins, bat rays, Magellanic penguins, reef sharks, flamingos, sea otters, orcas, seals, sea lions, turtles, moray eels, and more, will remain open in addition to SeaWorld’s world-famous Dolphin, Sea Lion and Orca Encounter live educational presentations with physically distanced seating.

2021 Events:
Craft Beer Festival: Aug 14-Sept 19 (Sat & Sun)
SeaWorld® is serving up an incredible party for craft beer lovers. SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 crafts brews, wines, seltzers, and cocktails. Sample an unbeatable mix of domestic and local California favorites. Plus savor food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew. And to top it all off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day long. This is the one craft beer celebration you won’t want to miss.

SeaWorld Spooktacular: Sept 18 - Oct 31 (Sat & Sun)
Halloween is back with candy, costumes, your favorite Sesame Street friends, and plenty of spooky surprises. Treat your family to all the festive fun of SeaWorld Spooktacular happening weekends. Kids love trick-or-treating during this daytime event as they explore our decorated trail and meet all sorts of colorful characters. And that’s just the beginning! From spooky stories and a Halloween dance party to moments with furry friends like Count von Count, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and more, this is immersive family fun you’ll only find here. SeaWorld Spooktacular runs weekends Sept. 18 – Oct. 31 and is included with park admission.

Howl-O-Scream: Sept. 17-Oct. 31 (Fri, Sat, Sun, & select Thurs)
There’s a new terror in town, and it’s got a killer smile. For the first time ever, Howl-O-Scream has arrived to transform the peaceful SeaWorld San Diego park you once knew into something sinister starting at 7pm. Howl-O-Scream is intended for a mature audience 18+. Howl-O-Scream 2021 is a separately-ticketed night event. No costumes are allowed.

Parking Fee:
General parking: $25
VIP Parking: $45

Tripster Customer Reviews

299 Reviews
Tara Prince
Gilbert , AZ
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Happiness"
August 2021
My children loved every minute at this park. Great for adults, great for all ages. The electric show going on right now was fantastic.
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Tip: Water bottles and snacks for kiddos. Lots of easy walking.

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Lori Clark
EMPORIA, KS
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Seaworld"
August 2021
They needed more help, waiting 1 1/2 hours for a ride is to long. They should also have more map boards we only seen 1
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Gilbert Yi
CARSON, CA
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Shows were Excellent"
January 2020
You're kind of busy running from show to show to make sure you get a good seat.
Do NOT buy the Reservations. Unless you get there 30-45 min early, they get full quick. All the other seats were just fine. So we wasted $20 there.
The All Day Food was worth it. The problem is you're running to shows so we only got to eat 3 times instead of our original plan of 4 or 5 times. We ate right at opening, then lunch somewhere then end of day. We tried to get in 1 more but lines were too long and we would have missed shows.

The shows will have you ooooing, ahhhhing and laughing. They were all great!
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Tip: Do NOT purchase the reservaions

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Justyna Skowronek
DE
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great day"
January 2020
We had amazing day spent at SeaWorld. Orka show is incredible. Thank you tripster!
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Brent Weber
Ephrata, WA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Family SeaWorld day"
January 2020
Tripster thank you for an incredible price for our families SeaWorld tickets. We had an amazing day spent at SeaWorld
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Tip: SeaWorld is amazing.

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Elad Hazan
CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great place"
December 2019
The whole experience was amazing.
Entering the park, all the amusement attractions besides the animals exhibitions.
A must visit place!
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SATISH SAHOO
Fremont, CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Satish"
December 2019
Tripster saved me a lot on tickets to seaworld. just printed the tics and showed it at the entrance. Done deal !! thank you tripster
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Tip: christmas celebration, lovely place to be

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Vikki Delorey
1 Review
"Sea world"
December 2019
This was a great time!! Even in the rain it was fantastic!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about SeaWorld San Diego

What are the food and beverage policies at SeaWorld San Diego?

Hard and soft coolers, glass containers, food such as sandwiches, meals, snacks, etc., and flavored drinks may not be taken into the park. Water bottles may be taken into the park. For your convenience, picnic areas are available outside the park adjacent to the entrance/exit plaza. If leaving the park to enjoy your food, please have your hand stamped for re-admittance. Guests with medical diets or baby formula should speak with a park representative for assistance before entering the park.


Are strollers and/or wheelchairs available to rent at SeaWorld?

Wheelchair access is provided at all shows and attractions. For safety reasons all strollers must be parked outside of most exhibits and attractions. SeaWorld is not responsible for strollers or their contents left unattended in the park. Guest must be 18 years or older to rent strollers and wheelchairs for a fee.


What is SeaWorld’s pet policy?

Pets are not allowed at the park. However, service animals are welcome at SeaWorld. Service animals are limited to dogs and miniature horses that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Service animals must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times.


Does the park offer kennel services?

Yes. SeaWorld provides a pet facility for a nominal fee, on a first-come, first-serve basis. SeaWorld is not responsible for the pet. Kennels are approximately 4ft by 8ft and are outside under some coverage. You must bring your own bowls and food. The pet owner may use the water available onsite and may visit their pet throughout the day, as they desire.


Are lockers available?

All Day Lockers are located adjacent to the Reservation Center and available for a nominal fee.


How much is parking?

Parking fees are as follows:

  • $25 for cars
  • $30 for RVs and campers
  • $25 for Motorcycles
  • $30 for Up-Close Parking (when available)
  • $45 for VIP Parking

What is SeaWorld’s smoking policy?

For the convenience of guests who wish to smoke, SeaWorld provides Designated Smoking Areas (this includes Electronic Cigarettes). Please refer to the park map for directions to these areas.


What is the policy for inclement weather?

SeaWorld remains open during inclement weather, although some of the parks outdoor shows, rides and attractions may be temporarily affected. Refunds and rain checks will not be issued due to inclement weather. 


Does SeaWorld have ATMs within the park?

Yes. Welch ATMs are located throughout the park.