seaworld california


SeaWorld San Diego is a theme park located in San Diego, California. SeaWorld was founded in 1964 by four graduates of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). They had originally considered the idea of building an underwater restaurant. Although this idea was not technically feasible, the concept grew into the idea of a marine zoological park on 22 acres along the shore of Mission Bay in San Diego. With an initial investment of $1.5 million, 45 employees, several dolphins, sea lions, and two seawater aquariums, SeaWorld drew more than 400,000 visitors its first year — a clear indication of the public’s curiosity and fascination for marine animals.

SeaWorld San Diego Thrill Rides

Journey to Atlantis take a journey on a "mythical rush through uncharted waters" aboard the Journey to Atlantis water coaster. You first climb the huge lift hill, then you drop down and down on one of the biggest drops in California. Then, you board an "elevator" that surrounds you with Commerson's Dolphins and once again you drop down the "roller coaster" portion of the ride, finally ending in a cool splash of water.

Shipwreck Rapids riders aboard Shipwreck Rapids will sure get one heck of a soaking aboard this thrilling water rampage adventure through caves, caverns, and abandoned ships.

Wild Arctic, visitors can board a simulated "jet helicopter" for a flight no one will soon forget through the arctic tundra. With whales, walruses, arctic foxes, seals, and polar bears along the way; you sure won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind attraction!

Skyride take a relaxing ride aboard the Skyride for a six-minute journey across the San Diego Bay located right next to SeaWorld San Diego. View the elegant beauty of Mission Bay aboard SeaWorld's one and only, Skyride.

SkyTower presented by Southwest Airlines, take an exhilarating ride aboard the SkyTower for some great views of not only SeaWorld San Diego, but Mission Bay and Downtown San Diego also.

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