SeaWorld San Diego Reopens Saturday, February 6, with Enhanced Health and Safety Measures and Limited Capacity
Guests can safely roam the park’s expansive grounds, enjoy outdoor animal exhibits and presentations, including the launch of brand-new Rescue Tails, and all-new menu items!
SAN DIEGO, California (February 2, 2021) – SeaWorld San Diego announced today that it will reopen as an accredited zoo on Saturday, February 6! Guests can again safely enjoy all of their favorite outdoor animal exhibits where they can visit dolphins, sea lions, bat rays, bamboo sharks, flamingos, sea otters, turtles, and more, while roaming 100 acres of the park’s expansive property. They can also attend SeaWorld’s renowned live educational presentations to learn more about dolphins, sea lions, and orcas, and check out the park’s newest presentation, Rescue Tails! This exciting and educational, new addition shares the story of SeaWorld’s Conservation Ambassadors, animal care and rescue stories at the Nautilus Amphitheatre with physically distant seating. Starting Saturday February 6, the park will be open on Fridays (11:00am-7:00pm), Saturdays (10:00am-7:00pm), and Sundays (10:00am-6:00pm), including Monday February 15 for the President’s Day holiday, from 10:00am-6:00pm. Guests are encouraged to keep checking the park website for schedule changes and updates as additional opening days and times may be added.
In compliance with state safety guidelines for zoos, SeaWorld will continue to operate with enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screenings. To give guests ample space for a physically distanced visit, reservations and date-specific tickets must be purchased online and in advance of each visit to manage capacity. Each ticket includes park entry, and access to all outdoor animal exhibits and presentations. The number of tickets available each day is limited and are on sale now.
“We are thrilled to once again reopen as a zoo to provide our guests with amazing, memorable—and safe—outdoor experiences this year,” said Marilyn Hannes, president of SeaWorld San Diego. “We will continue to implement a reservation system so that our guests can freely enjoy our incredible outdoor animal exhibits and presentations, including a new presentation that we are so excited for—Rescue Tails!”
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To learn more about SeaWorld San Diego’s enhanced health and safety measures and what guests can expect when they arrive at the park, they can visit seaworldsandiego.com/safety.
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SeaWorld’s valued Pass Members and Fun Card Holders receive free admission to the park. Guests can save up to $30 by purchasing advance date-specific tickets online for as low as $63.99. Children under 3 are free.
For even more incredible value, the park offers a Dine & Drink bundle, good for admission plus dishes from new chef-curated menus, with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. For as low as $79.99, adults (10 and older) will get admission to the park PLUS a choice of six food items and/or alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. For only $74.99, children (3 to 9) will get admission to the park PLUS a choice of four food items and/or non-alcoholic beverages.
SeaWorld’s Annual Passes are available starting as low as $8.75 per month for a limited time. The new “Best Benefits Ever” include unlimited admission for all of 2021, FREE parking, up to 50 percent off in-park purchases, and access to special rewards. Guests can also “pay for a day” and get a 2021 Fun Card good for unlimited admission* for all of 2021 for the price of general admission.
As reservations will be limited for this experience, guests are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets now. Please visit seaworldsandiego.com/tickets for more details.
Guests can receive the latest information on hours of operation for SeaWorld San Diego by visiting, www.seaworldsandiego.com or https://www.facebook.com/seaworldsandiego.
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The Company is one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld®
rescue team has helped more than 37,000 animals in need over the Company’s history. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Aquatica®, Sesame Place® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 60-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection. The Company’s theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
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