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SeaWorld Orlando Animal Experiences

The largest marine zoo is home to various SeaWorld Orlando animals worldwide, from Arctic polar bears to the inhabitants of tropical seas.  

Animals at SeaWorld Orlando include 42 bottlenose dolphins, several killer whales, sharks, barracudas, rays, California sea lions, seals, flamingos, brown pelicans, beluga whales, walruses, polar bears and over 200 penguins.

There are also numerous aquariums with stingrays, dolphins, and sharks and exhibits with turtles. In the process, you can touch and even feed some sea creatures.

Find the SeaWorld Orlando animal list and take a dive into this incredible marine world.

Dolphin Nursery

Dolphin Nursery

Nothing attracts a crowd like a newborn, especially if it’s a bottlenose dolphin.

Dolphin Nursery at SeaWorld Orlando is excellent for introducing children to the wonders of animal life.

Visit the newborn dolphins and see the calves practicing jumping, playing, and interacting with their mothers and other young ones.

SeaWorld Rescue Center
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SeaWorld Rescue Center

Rehabilitation and rescue have always been an integral part of SeaWorld.

Meet turtles, vulnerable manatees and critically endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles receiving state-of-the-art care.  

Hear from the dedicated experts without whom this won’t be possible and gain a new perspective on our efforts and impact on the natural world.

Wild Arctic

Wild Arctic

Take a wild Artic journey and discover an ice-covered wonderland filled with extraordinary beluga whales, massive walruses, and shy harbor seals

Shark Encounter
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Shark Encounter

Visit SeaWorld Orlando Shark encounter, one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels and get a glimpse of ancient predators whose relatives ruled the sea more than 450 million years ago—long before even dinosaurs walked the globe.

Orca Encounter

Experience the ocean’s most powerful predator up close and 

learn about their masterful hunting techniques while discovering the importance of play. 

SeaWorld’s commitment to the killer whales in their care is highlighted, leaving you with a deeper understanding of these magnificent animals and a stronger connection to the wonders of the natural world.

Antarctica Empire of the Penguin
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Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

Discover Antarctica’s habitat in Empire of the Penguin and witness five penguin species.

Explore a penguin colony in their icy world, watching them waddle in the snow and glide underwater in their expansive habitat. 

Remember to bring warm clothing, as these cool-loving creatures prefer chilly temperatures.

Pacific Point Preserve

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Pacific Point Preserve

When you hear the roaring of sea lions, you’ll know you’re getting close to Pacific Point Preserve.

Enjoy the afternoon sun next to a few flippered friends while watching these California comedians play and swim in the waves. You can view harbor seals and California sea lions and may even have the opportunity to feed these famously entertaining creatures.

Manta Aquarium

Manta Aquarium
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The Manta Aquarium is a unique 360-degree pop-up aquarium that provides an even closer look at the undersea activity. 

With 3000 marine mammals, including rays, bottleneck sark, and sea dragons, visitors of all ages can experience the undersea world.

Dolphin Cove
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Dolphin Cove

Visit Dolphin Cove, one of the world’s largest interactive dolphin pools!

It is a great place to see playful bottlenose dolphins above and below the water’s surface.

Get up close and learn about their behaviors.

Flamingo Cove

Flamingo Cove
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What a beautiful way to start with hundreds of bright pink feathers, an s-shaped neck, and stilt-like legs, all nearby.

Flamingos are among the most unique and intelligent birds in the world.

Visit Flamingo Cove and observe these fascinating creatures and develop a better understanding of the natural world

Jewel of the Sea Aquarium
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Jewel of the Sea Aquarium

SeaWorld Orlando’s aquariums are a sparkling aquatic world waiting to be explored! The interactive exhibits include a beautifully illuminated jellyfish tank and an aquatic habitat. Visitors can journey through an enclosed glass tunnel and explore the breathtaking underwater world while staying safe.

Manatee Rehabilitation Area

Manatee Rehabilitation Area
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SeaWorld’s five-acre Rescue Center is home to rescuing ill, injured, or orphaned wildlife that cannot survive in the wild.

It includes manatees, sea turtles, birds, and other marine animals.

You can go behind the scenes and see SeaWorld’s working manatee rescue and rehabilitation facilities to learn more about the situation of these vulnerable wild animals.

The manatees are given medical treatment and rehabilitation before returning to the wild. 

The area also includes educational exhibits and interactive experiences, such as touch pools, where visitors can learn more about manatees and their environment.

Orca Underwater Viewing
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Orca Underwater Viewing

This observation area lets you get an up-close look at the majestic orcas.

From the glass-fronted viewing area, you can watch the orcas swim, play, and interact with one another.

Pelican Preserve

Pelican Preserve

The Pelican preserve SeaWorld is home to several rescued Pelicans.

These rescued brown and white pelicans at SeaWorld Orlando cannot return to their natural habitats because of the life-long injuries they sustained in the wild.

Visit this location to observe these incredible animals and discover more about what you can do to help prevent such injuries.

Stingray Lagoon

Stingray Lagoon
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Feel a velvety high five from the stingrays swimming around you.

At SeaWorld, stingray lagoons wade into a knee-deep pool and interact with stingrays as they glide through the water around you. 

They will glide past you, nibble your fingers, and may even knock you down with their tails. But don’t worry; they don’t sting! 

Despite their name, these incredible creatures are known for their gentle and calm nature.

More than 200 rays, some of which have wingspans up to 5 feet, spend warm days floating across the calm waters of their habitat in sting lagoon.

You may even be able to feed these famously entertaining creatures.

So are you ready for this SeaWorld Orlando animal experience? Remember to check the opening hours and schedule and book your tickets in advance.

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