SeaWorld San Diego announced the name of their new Dive Coaster at IAAPA in late November: “Emperor“! The ride’s named after the World’s largest penguin, the Emperor Penguin. Let’s take a look at the construction of 153 feet tall 2020 Dive Coaster coming to the West Coast. Continue reading “Emperor Update – SeaWorld San Diego – December 7th, 2019”
SeaWorld San Diego’s New 2020 Dive Coaster: EMPEROR
SeaWorld San Diego announces “Emperor” as the name of the park’s new dive coaster scheduled to open in summer 2020. This new roller coaster will be the tallest, fastest and longest dive coaster in California, as well as the only floorless dive coaster in the state! Continue reading “SeaWorld San Diego’s New 2020 Dive Coaster: EMPEROR”
SEAWORLD’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION HAS SO MUCH TO ‘SEA’ AND DO
Laughter rings out at Sea Lion and Otter Amphitheater as California sea lions Clyde and Seamore put on their own hilarious holiday TV special; playful dolphins jump and splash, celebrating the season with a tropical twist in the Dolphin Island Christmas show; the Christmas story is told from a new point of view, through the eyes of the animals, in SeaWorld’s live nativity musical performed under the stars; families gather to share nostalgic moments with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his friends; more than a million holiday lights shine brightly at SeaWorld, including the park’s iconic 320-foot Skytower Tree of Lights at the center of it all; and the big guy himself listens carefully to the Christmas wishes of little ones at Santa’s Christmas Village. New for 2018 is Rudolph’s Movie Experience performed daily and special performances of the 3 Kings Procession (Jan. 1–6 only). Continue reading “SEAWORLD’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION HAS SO MUCH TO ‘SEA’ AND DO”
Our Fantastic Summertime Trip to SeaWorld San Diego – 2018
Sean: One of our favorite parks in California is SeaWorld San Diego. Of all the SeaWorld parks it has the heaviest focus on animals while also offer great entertainment and a good selection of rides. There is always a ton to do and see at the park, and this trip we tried to check out as much as we could, including the new Electric Eel, San Diego’s tallest and fastest coaster! Continue reading “Our Fantastic Summertime Trip to SeaWorld San Diego – 2018”
Electric Ocean at SeaWorld San Diego
Sean: It is not often a summer nighttime event is overwhelmingly spectacular, and then there’s SeaWorld San Diego’s Electric Ocean. After dark the park turns into a light and sound filled wonderland with a ton of entertainment and scenery to admire. This year we finally got the chance to experience Electric Ocean. Join us to learn more about one of the nation’s best nighttime theme park events! Continue reading “Electric Ocean at SeaWorld San Diego”
Electric Eel – SeaWorld San Diego’s New Coaster!
Sean: A big reason for our journey down to SeaWorld San Diego last week was to experience the new Electric Eel roller coaster that the park opened in May! This Premier Rides Sky Rocket II coaster combines a bunch of spectacular coaster elements into a compact layout, making it the perfect ride for SeaWorld San Diego. This is by far the most thrilling attraction the park has ever opened and we think it’s a lovely fit. Let’s take a look! Continue reading “Electric Eel – SeaWorld San Diego’s New Coaster!”
Electric Eel Track Completed at SeaWorld San Diego!
We got a few pictures sent in by our Instagram reader @socalexploring7, showing off the completed track! The ride’s station is currently under construction! See pictures below! Continue reading “Electric Eel Track Completed at SeaWorld San Diego!”
California Coaster Kings Visits Aquatica!
Sean: ‘SeaWorld’s Water Park” is the slogan of this Chula Vista water park that was previously known as Knott’s Soak City. What was SeaWorld’s influence on the park? That’s something we’ll most definitely discuss in the following article! Besides that we’ll take a complete look at all of the slides and attractions the park has to offer, and what we thought of them! Continue reading “California Coaster Kings Visits Aquatica!”
Ocean Explore Update – May 15th 2017
Ocean Explorer, along with the all-new Orca Encounter are opening on May 27th! Tim Roberts sent us some pictures of the Ocean Explorer progress!
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Orca Encounter is Opening Soon at SeaWorld San Diego
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NIGHTS GLOW BRIGHTER WITH ELECTRIC OCEAN, SEAWORLD’S NEW SUMMER CELEBRATION
SeaWorld San Diego’s new nighttime spectacular— Electric Ocean—will transform the park this summer into a sea of glowing color and energy, inspired by the phenomenon of ocean bioluminescence. Let’s find the details: Continue reading “NIGHTS GLOW BRIGHTER WITH ELECTRIC OCEAN, SEAWORLD’S NEW SUMMER CELEBRATION”
All Day Orca Play at SeaWorld San Diego
Be ready to see killer whales as you’ve never seen them before. Starting March 18, All Day Orca Play will provide SeaWorld guests with unprecedented access to killer whales through a full day of events and activities that deliver exclusive encounters with these majestic animals.
Biggest New Attractions Roll-Out in SeaWorld San Diego’s History!
Sean: SeaWorld San Diego is not wasting any time converting the current park into a newer style Marine Park! In fact, 2017 marks the biggest new attractions roll-out in the history of the park, which opened in 1964! SeaWorld San Diego launches a new themed area with aquariums, a dark ride, family rides, shops and restaurants! In addition to which the park debuts a new Orca exhibit and demonstration that you simply can’t miss! To top it all off the park celebrates a new summertime night time extravaganza! Continue reading “Biggest New Attractions Roll-Out in SeaWorld San Diego’s History!”
Interim Educational Killer Whale Presentations at SeaWorld
As SeaWorld® San Diego prepares to debut its new Orca Encounter this summer, the park continues to conduct live, educational killer whale presentations for visitors each day. Temporary seating (bleachers) are set up around the orca underwater viewing area pool, providing park visitors with an intimate killer whale presentation while the new Orca Encounter backdrop is being constructed at the main pool. Continue reading “Interim Educational Killer Whale Presentations at SeaWorld”
SEAWORLD SET TO RING IN LUNAR NEW YEAR
The exciting sights, sounds and aromas of Asia will come alive at Lunar New Year at SeaWorld®, San Diego’s premier cultural celebration Jan. 28-29, Feb. 4-5, 11-13 and 18-20. During this one-of-a-kind month-long festival, park visitors won’t want to miss the riveting performances from Chinese acrobats, the high-energy of Taiko drummers and lion dancers, and mouthwatering culinary delights. Continue reading “SEAWORLD SET TO RING IN LUNAR NEW YEAR”
Electric Eel Launching at SeaWorld San Diego in 2018!
SeaWorld San Diego just announced their new coaster for 2018, which features an electrifying theme and color scheme and will launch riders high above Mission Bay as San Diego’s tallest and fastest coaster! The new Premier Rides Multi-Launch coaster is part of the park’s huge makeover and will add to the park’s line-up of thrilling attractions! Continue reading “Electric Eel Launching at SeaWorld San Diego in 2018!”
2016: Final Thoughts
We took a small break after a year of constant construction updates, attraction openings, backstage tours, park updates, trip reports, out of state trips, and of course Halloween and Holiday events. We’ll be back like never before in the new year and are sharing our final thoughts of 2016 with you right now! Continue reading “2016: Final Thoughts”
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration – 2016
We traveled south to SeaWorld San Diego to experience the park’s annual SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration with special shows, attractions, ride overlays, food, and lots of holiday decorations! Join us as we take you around the park and show all sorts of attractions the event has to offer! Continue reading “SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration – 2016”
California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part TWO (40-31)
We’ve rated and reviewed many coasters over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 40-31 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part TWO (40-31)”
Super Poll Sunday – Best New 2016 Attraction in California
We’re back with another SUPER POLL SUNDAY! Today we let readers vote for the best new attraction of 2016, in California! We have selected seven new attractions around the state as nominees and it’s your turn to VOTE! This year brought us one of the world’s best steel coasters and dark rides, as well as several re-makes of older rides… read on and VOTE! 😀 Continue reading “Super Poll Sunday – Best New 2016 Attraction in California”