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Explore Our Worlds of Discovery

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When you combine the extraordinary experiences of SeaWorld, Discovery Cove and Aquatica in Orlando with the exhilaration of Busch Gardens in nearby Tampa, you can expect nothing less than an unrivaled mixture of animal adventures, thrilling rides and carefree fun.

SeaWorld Orlando

From our world-famous killer whale to our spectacular shows, animal hibitats and thrill rides, SeaWorld Orlando delivers an astounding array of immersive experiences as you make wondrous connections with the sea. And now, take a flight on SeaWorld's flying coaster, Manta, a seamless blend of up-close animal encountners with a head-first, face-down thrill ride.

And this winter, the moment you arrive at SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration, you'll feel a wave of holiday spirit splash over you. Carols fill the air, a sparkling sea of trees lights up the water and skaters dance on ice. Journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express Experience, share a smile with a sea lion, and enjoy stunning live shows inspired by the natural world. With everything from elves to Elmo, and from Santa to Shamu, SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration is where holiday memories are made and takes place select nights, November 26 through December 12, then nightly December 17 through January 2.

Discovery Cove

Amid lush landscaping, coral reefs, a tropical river and sparkling white beaches, Discovery Cove in Orlando gives you the one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, wade with rays, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish and hand-feed exotic birds. Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive, fullday adventure including meals, drinks and snorkel gear. Also included is unlimited admission to either SeaWorld or Aquatica in Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, to be used during your vacation. Advanced reservations are required.

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark

From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and the remarkable animal habitats that are the hallmark of SeaWorld, Aquatica’s exclusive attractions promise unlimited fun. All-new Omaka Rocka, is a waterslide taste of half-pipe, near-vertical thrills previously experienced only by daring skateboarders and snowboarders. Riders speed down flumes into massive funnels, sliding high up one side and then the other, rocking back and forth, feeling a sensation of near weightlessness.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay combines world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos in an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. Dont miss Jungala, where you can discover a colorful village, explore the treetops on a zip-line adventure and connect up close with exotic animals in the only jungle in the world that plays with you.

Seasame Street Safari of Fun is where your family can join Elmo, Big Bird and all their friends for a family-friendly adventure filled with kid-sized rides, cool water fun and plenty of memorable adventures. And in the new Walkabout Way, ages 5 and older can hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies.

This winter, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay celebrates the spirit of the season with the return of several holiday classics, and on New Year's Eve presents a concert by the Guess Who and spectacualr fireworks. The park is transformed into a holiday wonderland featuring strolling carolers and Christmas characters, spectacular poinsettias, festive decorations and classic holiday music. Holidays at Busch gardens are celebrated Nov. 20 through Jan. 2.

Rockin' February

Weekends in February, both SeaWorld and Busch Gardens will rock on Saturdays and Sundays during Bands, Brew, & BBQ, Central Florida's best country and classic rock concert series paired with blazing barbeque and ice-cold beer.