Exhilarating adventures await at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s unique, family-friendly Florida destinations.
Family vacations in Florida are enlightening and thrilling at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment theme parks. Get inspired to protect the animals and wonders of the wild with attractions, experiences and activities the entire family can enjoy, including animal encounters, thrilling rides and interactive shows. For an unforgettable vacation, put these five unique parks – three in Orlando and two in Tampa – on your travel itinerary: SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove® Orlando, Aquatica™ Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island® Tampa Bay.
SeaWorld Orlando: Thrilling Rides and Marine-life Discovery
SeaWorld Orlando combines marine conservation and animal education within a fun theme park full of thrilling rides. At the Rescue Center, meet and SeaWorld’s animals and learn about how the park focuses on conservation and rehabilitation, helping sea turtles, dolphins, manatees, birds and even coral reef habitats. SeaWorld's legacy of animal rescue spans more than 50 years, and their Animal Rescue Teams have helped rescue more than 40,000 sick, injured and orphaned animals in need.
Daredevils will love the wave-riding thrills of first-of-its-kind Pipeline: The Surf Coaster, while younger kids enjoy Sesame Street Land, a special addition to the park with preschool-age activities and attractions.
Mesmerizing underwater scenes at SeaWorld Orlando’s Rescue Center
Discovery Cove® Orlando: A Luxurious, All-inclusive Day Resort
Swim with dolphins, snorkel with thousands of tropical fish and rays, hand-feed exotic birds or unwind with a cocktail on the pristine sand at Discovery Cove® Orlando, an all-inclusive day resort. Soak in the always-perfect pool at Serenity Bay or just relax in the sun as you enjoy the view of the serene freshwater bay. With no lines throughout the park and unlimited food and beverages, you can enjoy your day at your own pace, but be sure to make reservations in advance.
Interacting with marine life at Discovery Cove® Orlando
Aquatica™ Orlando: Slide Into a Fun Adventure
Thrills abound in this water park of more than 40 waterslides where you’ll find exciting rides, family-friendly activities and unique experiences for everyone. Float on a tube in the lagoon and winding river and glimpse underwater views of Commerson’s dolphins as they frolic near the Reef Plunge slide. Younger members of the family will love the sandy beaches and attractions like wave and splash pools made just for their age and size.
Riding the colorful waterslides at Aquatica™ Orlando
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: Watch Animals on a Safari Tour
With 136 hectares, this African-themed park has plenty of space to let animals roam and still be separated from visitors. Take the park’s train or reserve a spot on a safari tour to see giraffes, elephants, gazelles, hippos, zebras, birds and more on the Serengeti Plain. Hop aboard jaw-dropping roller coasters and drop towers, flume rides and a river rafting adventure. Get a map and entertainment schedule so you don’t miss the exciting ice skating, stunt and live Sesame Street shows.
A wild ride on Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Serengeti Flyer, the world's fastest and tallest swing ride
Adventure Island® Tampa Bay: A Perfect Place to Play in the Water
Voted a “Top 10 Best Water Park” by USA Today, this sprawling water park is a perfect place to cool off and wear out energetic kids. Zip down waterslides, play in the wave pool, surf and float down a winding river. Older kids will love two new additions to the park: the Rapids Racer, a competitive racing waterslide, and the Wahoo Remix, a high-energy, family raft ride experience with fun party vibes. Kid-friendly splash pools and tamer slides are a great draw for young ones in the family.
Floating down a river ride at Adventure Island® Tampa Bay
Fly into Orlando International Airport (MCO) and rent a car to explore SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s five Florida destinations at your own pace. Public ground transportation is also available.