April 16-18, 2010 was Jack Hanna Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando – followed by another Jack Hanna Weekend at Busch Gardens Tampa April 22-25. Celebrity animal expert Jack Hanna came specifically to celebrate Earth Day. The weekend at SeaWorld included special shows and animal encounters as well as a breakfast buffet with Jack Hanna himself. At [...]
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I know, I know, it’s cliche to write the year-end retrospective article around New Year’s. However, I can’t help it. It’s my nature as a scientist to analyze, evaluate, and reflect, and it’s amazing to think about all the different experiences I’ve squeezed into 2009. There were trips to Disneyland, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal [...]
Sea World has turned their park into a Winter Wonderland. I always hear people saying that you need snow to enjoy the holidays. Personally I think it is great to walk around the theme parks in Orlando listening to the music and enjoying the decorations and shows in my shorts and flip flops.
Sea World in Orlando is offering another way for the kids to trick or treat for Halloween this year. Every weekend till Halloween families can visit the park and enjoy Spooktacular. The party is included in your admission ticket, no additional ticket required. You can enjoy the party dressed in your Halloween costumes but costumes [...]
On my recent trip to SeaWorld San Diego, I was able to chat with one of the killer whale trainers, Jennifer Fuhs (pronounced “foos”). Now I’ve observed animal behavior for parts of my career, but nothing on this scale – so I had a tinge of jealousy towards Jennifer. However, I put that jealousy aside, [...]
It’s not often you get to dine with a superstar. I had the opportunity recently, and I jumped at it. I was at SeaWorld in San Diego, California, and booked the Dine with Shamu lunch so I could meet SeaWorld’s most famous celebrity up close. I invite you to join us for lunch, and read [...]
By Walter Echols Let me start by saying that I am not a rollercoaster enthusiast, but I could not wait to try Manta at Sea World, so for the soft opening, my niece and her friend Tiffany, who consider themselves rollercoaster aficionados, accompanied us as the experts and this was as good a reason as [...]