Electric Eel—San Diego’s tallest and fastest roller coaster with astounding loops, twists and airtime—opens to the public on May 12! Electric Eel features multiple-launch experiences that propel riders forward and backward as they speed through the ride’s station house accelerating to more than 60 mph in seconds. Continue reading “Electric Eel Opens at SeaWorld San Diego May 12!”
Alexander: Hey, peeps! Let’s get wet!
Our little 3-park trip to Orlando actually started here at Sea World Orlando; the park was Sean’s top priority for his first visit to Florida.
We’re awfully fond of our SeaWorld here in Southern California – how would Sea World Parks’ most prominent park compare?
Sean: One of my all-time favorite parks on this planet turns out to be Busch Gardens Tampa. Located only about an hour away from the major Orlando theme parks, Busch Gardens does a spectacular job offering an experience that is unique, and does so in a classic, clean, well-maintained setting. In addition to which the park also features some of the continent’s best coasters. Join us as we take a look at this massive Busch Gardens park! Continue reading “Journey to Busch Gardens Tampa”
Sean: Lunar New Year is not celebrated by all parks, but major players like SeaWorld San Diego, Disneyland Resort, and Universal Studios Hollywood do love to celebrate. This has been a very successful January for the park, and we thought it was a great time to show you a bit of the event. Thanks to a reader for helping with the visuals! Continue reading “A Look at Lunar New Year at SeaWorld San Diego”
Sean: One of the less covered coaster additions in California is the brand new Electric Eel coming to SeaWorld San Diego! The park’s brand new Sky Rocket II model has finished its track, but is far from actually opening. Let’s take a look at the current construction, shall we? Continue reading “Electric Eel Construction Update at SeaWorld San Diego – February 2018”
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!”
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 Explorer, along with the all-new Orca Encounter are opening on May 27th! Tim Roberts sent us some pictures of the Ocean Explorer progress!
Continue reading “Ocean Explore Update – May 15th 2017”
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”
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.
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!”
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”
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”
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!”
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”
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”
We’ve rated and reviewed many coasters and rides 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 20-11 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part FOUR (20-11)”
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)”
SeaWorld breaks ground on an exciting new attraction that will inspire guests to explore the depths of the oceans and take action to protect the amazing creatures who inhabit them. Ocean Explorer, which is scheduled to open in late spring of 2017 at SeaWorld San Diego, will feature multiple aquariums, exciting rides and digital technologies to engage park guests in an experience centered on exploration and adventure. Continue reading “SeaWorld San Diego – The Ground Breaking of Ocean Explorer”