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SeaWorld to offer guests an inside look at animal care within the theme park

Special event is included within each ticket

SeaWorld is offering guests an inside peek at their theme park during a special event.

SeaWorld Inside Look features six unique, entirely behind-the-scenes experiences where guests can hear and see firsthand what goes into providing the care for animals from the experts who do it every day.

“New this year, guests can also attend an intimate socially distanced Trainer Talk with one of the park’s animal care specialists,” the theme park said.

Capacity for the events will be “significantly limited” to help promote safe physical distancing.

SeaWorld offered a brief explanation of what guests can expect when visiting the Inside Look locations.


SeaWorld Rescue Center

Visit the home base of the SeaWorld Rescue Team and meet and hear from the dedicated filtration experts, animal care personnel, lab technicians, and veterinarians who work around the clock to deliver life-saving care to animals in need.

Fish House

Ever wonder how you prepare a feast for a pod of dolphins or an entrée for a hungry sea lion? Step inside SeaWorld Orlando’s Zoological Commissary to see how we provide the best of diets for every fish, sea turtle, sea lion, penguin, and other marine animals in our care.

Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

Venture beyond the ice and snow of SeaWorld’s penguin habitat and learn what goes into caring for these beloved birds who hail from some of the coldest environments in the world. Explore exclusive views of the birds and learn how we feed and care for an entire colony of penguins from our animal care specialists.

Shark Encounter

Get a topside view at Shark Encounter and unlock the mysteries of caring for the sharks and sawfish in SeaWorld’s 700,000-gallon shark habitat. Visit the medical pool and learn how a shark receives its an annual physical. Observe the moving walkway used to temporarily divide the exhibit for cleaning and understand how we feed the sharks. Experience SeaWorld’s sharks from a vantage point that is very different from the guest view and hear directly from the aquarists who care for these fascinating creatures.

Pacific Point Preserve

Take a behind the scenes look at the home of the California sea lions and harbor seals. Hear stories and gain insight from the animal care specialists who care for these animals on a daily basis and learn what it takes to maintain a thriving sea lion social group.

Orca Encounter

Visit the backside of Orca Encounter for exclusive access during this backstage opportunity. Meet and hear from the dedicated animal care specialists who safeguard the health and well-being of the killer whales in our care. See where hundreds of pounds of fish are prepared each day in the fish breakout room, see the larger-than-life whale enrichment toys and visit our medical pool and system of habitat pools to better understand the dynamics of caring for SeaWorld’s largest residents.


The weekend event takes place Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 7 through Nov. 15 and is included with park admission.

For more information on these inside experiences, click or tap here.


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