Tag Archives: SeaWorld

Rescued Manatee at SeaWorld Orlando Weaned Off the Bottle

According to the Orlando Sentinel, an orphaned baby manatee named Jose at SeaWorld Orlando has “finally weaned off the bottle and is ready for a vegetable diet.” Jose recently reached 240 pounds which indicated he is ready for his new diet. Once he reaches 600 pounds, the manatee will be set free into the wild. […]

Admission to SeaWorld No Longer Included with Discovery Cove Tickets

Packages for Discovery Cove in Orlando no longer automatically include admission to SeaWorld or Aquatica. Discovery Cove is a day resort that includes animal encounters in a tropical oasis, including chances to swim with tropical fish and rays, hand-feed birds, or simply swim in a relaxing river. In the past, guests could also spend part […]

Green Sea Turtle Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando Showing Improvement Following Surgery

A green sea turtle was recently rescued and brought into SeaWorld Orlando where the animal rescue team noticed that the turtle was dehydrated and was not digesting food properly. The team ran a cat scan on the turtle which showed that there was a life-threatening blockage in his intestines. During a three-hour surgery, the veterinary team […]

SeaWorld Orlando Gives All-Day Dining and Discounted Guest Tickets to Annual Passholders

SeaWorld Orlando is giving its annual passholders more perks this summer by offering discounted guest tickets and All-Day Dining Deal discounts. All active SeaWorld Orlando and Florida Platinum Pass Members can bring up to 2 guests to SeaWorld for $25 per ticket until June 30th, 2018. Tickets are valid for a single-day admission to SeaWorld […]

SeaWorld’s Q1 Earnings Report Shows Growth in Revenue and Attendance

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported their earnings for the first quarter of 2018 today, and the numbers show increases in both revenue and park attendance. Interim Chief Executive Officer of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. John Riley credited the company’s increased marketing efforts, guests’ anticipation for upcoming attractions, and a conveniently-timed Easter weekend for this quarter’s boost. “We […]

SeaWorld Offers Free Admission to Active and Certified Florida Teachers

SeaWorld Orlando normally charges $99.99 for a single adult ticket or $20 less when bought in advance online, but Florida teachers can get into the park free of charge! The park offers free unlimited admission to Florida teachers who register for its SeaWorld Teacher Card. Active and certified Florida teachers (grades kindergarten to 12) can […]

Seven Seas Food Festival Extended an Additional Two Weekends

According to the Orlando Sentinel, SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival will now conclude on April 29, which is an extension of two weekends. The Seven Seas concert lineup will be adding four more performers for the additional festival days, but at this time the artists for the bonus performances have not been announced. The concert […]

SeaWorld’s 2017 Earnings Report Shows Continued Losses in Revenue and Attendance

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. recently posted their year-end earnings report, and you could say they’ve floundered the already low expectations yet again. SeaWorld has been struggling with revenue and attendance since the 2013 release of the anti-captivity documentary Blackfish, and 2017 was no different. A couple key numbers give a better understanding of the full earnings […]

SeaWorld Announces CEO Joel Manby’s Departure

SeaWorld has announced that SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby has resigned. Manby has held his leadership position since 2015. The company has been struggling for years with a decline in revenue along with the public’s perception of the company due to the anti-captivity documentary Blackfish. According to the Orlando Sentinel, “Attendance dropped nearly 3 percent in […]

Two Federal Agencies Being Sued over SeaWorld Killer Whale Necropsy

It has been over one year since the death of the Tilikum the whale, yet the subject of Blackfish has remained an issue for animal advocacy groups seeking further details regarding the orca’s cause of death. The Animal Welfare Institute is now suing two federal agencies that backed SeaWorld’s refusal to release a full necropsy for […]