SeaWorld Orlando adds new Killer Whale Up-Close tour

SeaWorld Orlando is adding another tour to it’s line up at the park.  This time, guests will be able to get a close up look at the orca whales!

maxresdefaultThe Killer Whale Up-Close tour will bring guests face to face with some of SeaWorld’s incredible orcas on an unforgettable 60 minute tour.  Guests will join trainers as they share personal stories, unique facts about the whales Continue reading “SeaWorld Orlando adds new Killer Whale Up-Close tour”

Shark Swim and other add-ons coming to Discovery Cove

Two new add-on experiences are coming to SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove where guests will be able to swim with sharks and stingrays!

Beginning July 14th at SeaWorld’s all-inclusive day resort, Discovery Cove, guests will be able to partake in new experiences on top of their full day adventure.  The main event discovery-cove-logo-2015being added is the all new Shark Swim.   Here, guests will be able to get up-close and swim with several species of sharks.  The new experience includes both Continue reading “Shark Swim and other add-ons coming to Discovery Cove”

SeaWorld Orlando announces record breaking attraction, Infinity Falls! Could this be the beginning of a new direction for the park?

SeaWorld seems to be full of surprises lately and they could all be an indication of a bigger and better things.  It all started a couple weeks ago when it was announced Black Stone sold all of their investment stock, and therefore ownership of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, to a Chinese investor company who has a major history with theme parks.

And now, SeaWorld Orlando has announced a brand new, record breaking, water attraction coming to its park in 2018!  Couple all this together with the new direction the parks are taking with its animal shows, moving from tricks to a focus on education, and we could be seeing the a brand new SeaWorld evolving right before our eyes! Continue reading “SeaWorld Orlando announces record breaking attraction, Infinity Falls! Could this be the beginning of a new direction for the park?”

Chinese investor buys SeaWorld investor Blackstone’s shares

635938414228120863-1213372505_sea-worldIt looks like change is on the horizon for SeaWorld and whether that’s good or bad for the Orlando based company is yet to be clear.  SeaWorld’s current investor firm, Blackstone, has sold its 21% stake in SeaWorld to the Chinese company Zhonghong Group.

SeaWorld announced Friday Zhonghong Group would be purchasing the shares at $23 a share, a 33% premium on Thursday’s closing price, and Zhonghon executives will then join SeaWorld’s board.  Once the deal is complete, Blackstone will no longer hold any interest in the SeaWorld company. Continue reading “Chinese investor buys SeaWorld investor Blackstone’s shares”