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Explore Our Worlds of Discovery

Summer 2010

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. And now, take a flight on SeaWorld's flying roller coaster, Manta– voted the #1 thrill ride and sure to top the must-see list again.

SeaWorld Orlando

From our world-famous killer whale to our spectacular shows, animal habitats and thrill rides, SeaWorld Orlando delivers an astounding array of immersive experiences as you make wondrous connections with the sea. Whether feeding sea lions, getting splashed by Shamu or diving deep and flying high on Manta, you'll discover a world of fascinating days, captivating nights and exhillarating animal encounters.

And this summer, SeaWorld AfterDark showcases the park in a whole new light with a nighttime rock n' roll extravaganza, a high energy Shamu show, a hilarious sea lion show and a mystifying fireworks finale. Weekends in October, SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular, carves an underwater "fantasea" where children can trick-or-treat, play with sea faries and help seasame Street's Abby Caddaby search for her magic wand inside a 4,000-square-foot outdoor pathway filled with interactive puzzles, sights and sounds.

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 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. Don’t miss Jungala, where you can discover a colorful village, explore the treetops on a zipline adventure and connect up close with exotic animals in the only jungle in the world that plays with you. Sesame Street Safari of Fun is now open at Busch Gardens. You and your family can join Elmo, Big Bird and all their friends for a family-friendly African journey filled with kid-sized rides, cool water fun and plenty of memorable adventures.

Stay for the encore every night at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for Summer Nights, June 11 through Aug.15. New in 2010, Kinetix explodes onto the stage in Gwazi Park with live musicians, singers, dancers and artists from around the world in a non-stop 30-minute contemporary rock experience.

This fall, Howl-O-Scream takes sweet revenge on its most devoted fans. For 18 select nights, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will rock your world with more haunted houses than ever before, all-new scare zones, thrilling live stage shows and bone-chilling roller coasters that will keep your pulse pounding all night long.

Adventure Island in Tampa Bay

Adventure Island's 30 acres of fun-in-the-sun delivers the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere awaits an unrivaled blend of slides, corkscrews, waterfalls a wave pool, a championsip sand volleyball complex, children's water playground and other family attractions.