By Gabriele Walkow
SeaWorld Parks provide experiences that matter and inspire guests to protect animals and the wild places we share.
Since the first SeaWorld opened in 1964, its mission has been focused on education, conservation, research and entertainment. SeaWorld and Busch Gardens work hard to inspire their guests to love and protect wild animals and places.
SeaWorld made historic decisions to make this the last generation of orca whales and end theatrical orca performances, transitioning to a more educational, documentary-style presentation. But SeaWorld will have whales in its care for many years to come, continuing to educate guests. Millions of people around the world have been made aware of the plight of marine animals in the wild because of SeaWorld, and guests to the parks will continue to see and learn about killer whales in a new way.
Mako, the longest, tallest and fastest coaster in Orlando, is the park’s newest attraction. Mako offers a world-class thrill ride, but also gives guests the chance to learn about important conservation issues facing sharks. The Manatee Rehabilitation Area is a new opportunity for guests to see the vital work of the SeaWorld rescue team, benefiting more than 29,000 animals over the past 50 years. Debuting this spring, Dolphin Days will immerse guests into the world of the ocean’s most playful ambassadors.
Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark, is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring 42 slides, rivers and lagoons and sparkling white, sandy beaches. Ihu’s Breakaway Falls is the tallest, steepest and only multi-drop tower slide of its kind in Orlando.
BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos. Cobra’s Curse is a one-of-a-kind spin coaster and complements the park’s other thrill rides, including SheiKra, Kumba and Montu, Falcon’s Fury and Cheetah Hunt. Guests can also observe and even take part in the animal care experience at the Animal Care Center. The popular 65-acre Serengeti Plain is home to exotic African animals, including giraffes, rhinos, wildebeests, antelope and ostriches.
CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE
Visit more parks for less with Choose Your Adventure. Choose from SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island. Go to allegiant.com to purchase your tickets in advance. The more you visit, the more you save!
The Busch Gardens Shuttle Express provides complimentary round trip transportation from several Orlando locations to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Reservations are recommended (call 1-800-221-1339.)
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