SeaWorld Orlando recently announced the birth of a bottlenose dolphin. The new calf was born on Tuesday, July 26th at 9:36am. The newborn dolphin weighs 35 pounds, and is 40 inches long. The sex of the calf will be determined at a later date. Visitors to SeaWorld can view the mother and calf at the Dolphin Nursery [...]
Category: Universal / Sea World
There’s plenty going on at the Universal Orlando resort where it seems lately there are a lot of changes in store for guests. Here’s a look at new project updates, upcoming events, and some future announcements that are sure to make your visit to Universal Orlando more enjoyable.
For the July 15th midnight premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the AMC Lowes Universal Cineplex movie theater at Universal Orlando CityWalk devoted all 20 screens to screening the film. However, Universal had another surprise up their sleeve for those devoted fans who lined up to get the very first glimpse of the newest [...]
Taking a page out of Disneynature’s book, SeaWorld launched a new initiative called SeaWorld Pictures. The first film released by the division is “Turtle: The Incredible Journey”, which premiered in 3D on Tuesday, June 21 at SeaWorld San Diego. The film’s premiere also corresponded with the grand opening of the new Turtle Reef exhibit also [...]
Saturday, June 18, 2011, marked the one year anniversary of the Grand Opening of the highly anticipated Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure theme park. Universal marked the occasion with a small ceremony at 9:23 am, the exact time of the opening. Some of the guests on hand enjoyed free [...]
On Friday, June 10th SeaWorld’s all-inclusive “boutique” park Discovery Cove opened its first expansion in history. The DIS Unplugged’s Kathy Werling attended and submitted this first-hand report. The Grand Reef is an all-new tropical reef where guests can wade, swim, and snorkel with thousands of species of tropical fishes. The area will also include an underwater [...]
Yesterday I was invited to visit the all new Grand Reef at Discovery Cove in Orlando, FL. Discovery Cove is an all inclusive tropical retreat where you can swim with dolphins, snorkel and experience a beautiful under sea world of exotic fish and graceful sting rays, see exotic birds, or just relax and enjoy the [...]