SeaWorld Parks in Orlando

Orlando boasts a trio of SeaWorld parks: Aquatica, SeaWorld, and Discovery Cove.

Most visitors touring Orlando visit two or more of the SeaWorld Parks for a comprehensive tour.

Here is a quick glance at the parks to help you choose your destination.

Aquatica Orlando

Aquatica, part of the SeaWorld group, is a water park, while the other two provide a more direct and immersive marine life experience.

SeaWorld Orlando, situated just across the street from Aquatica Orlando, is easily accessible either on foot or by a brief shuttle ride.

At SeaWorld Orlando, visitors can enjoy exciting rides, meet unique animals, and watch spectacular shows.

Discovery Cove, located just a few minutes from Aquatica Orlando, offers an even more immersive experience.

Here, guests can swim with dolphins, snorkel among tropical fish, and unwind on a private beach.

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SeaWorld Orlando 

SeaWorld Orlando is a marine animal theme park in Orlando, Florida, USA. 

Covering over 200 acres of land, SeaWorld was opened in 1973 and quickly became one of the most popular attractions in Florida. 

SeaWorld Orlando is home to various marine animals, including dolphins, sea lions, penguins, sharks, and killer whales.

This SeaWorld park lets its visitors interact with the animals in various ways, like performing tricks, feeding, and even swimming with them!

The park offers a range of attractions and shows that allow visitors to interact with these animals in various ways. 

Visitors can watch the animals perform tricks, feed them, and even swim with them.

SeaWorld Orlando also features rides and roller coasters, including Mako, Kraken, and Journey to Atlantis. 

The park also offers several dining and shopping options, or visitors can visit the sister SeaWorld park in Florida- Aquatica Orlando!

Discovery Cove

Yet another one of the SeaWorld parks in Florida- Discovery Cove, a tropical-themed marine park. 

Discovery Cove offers a unique and interactive experience with marine animals like dolphins, tropical fish, rays, and birds.

Unlike other SeaWorld parks in Florida, Discovery Cove limits the number of visitors daily to maintain a more personalized and intimate experience. 

Visitors can swim with dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish and rays, and even walk along the ocean floor in the Grand Reef.

Discovery Cove also features a variety of amenities, such as freshly prepared meals, sun loungers, hammocks, a lazy river, and a heated freshwater pool.

Bonus: Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay

Bonus- Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay
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Adding to the list of SeaWorld parks in Florida is Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay. 

Located 80 miles (130 km) from Aquatica Orlando, it takes approximately one and a half hours to reach via road.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a theme park featuring a variety of roller coasters, thrill rides, and animal exhibits, including tigers, elephants, and gorillas.

The park also offers a variety of shows and attractions, including animal shows and a 4-D theater.

If you want to do all the parks, check out these multi-park tickets:

FAQs About The SeaWorld Parks

  1. How many SeaWorld parks are there?

    There are currently three SeaWorld parks in Florida, listed as follows:
    – SeaWorld Orlando
    – Discovery Cove (a sister park of SeaWorld Orlando)
    – Aquatica Orlando (a water park owned by SeaWorld)

    It is worth noting that there used to be a fourth SeaWorld park in Tampa, Florida. 

    However, that has been closed since and now transformed into a different park called Adventure Island, owned and operated by SeaWorld. 


Are you looking for the best tickets to explore Orlando’s theme parks? 

Enjoy a trip filled with aquatic fun at Aquatica Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Discovery Cove. 

Here are the best tickets to visit Aquatica Orlando and its sister parks.

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