Things to know before you go - SeaWorld

Park Hours

Our opening times vary between 9:00am – 8:30pm. Times are subject to change depending on the season. Check here before you travel.



500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109.

Public Transportation:

  • SeaWorld is easily accessible by public transportation. For city trolley and bus schedules and routes please call (619) 685-4900.
  • Many local hotels and motels offer complimentary shuttle service to SeaWorld.  Ask your lodging operator for more information.
  • Nearly 290 daily inbound airline flights and 10 AMTRAK trains service San Diego daily.


Spaces are available for cars, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. Preferred parking is also available.


SeaWorld park map

Food & Drink

Looking for great Choice?

Shark Reef Café

Come aboard for delicious food and fun with a castaway flair served up aboard a unique shipwreck artefacts setting. While you’re dining, you can also watch unsuspecting passers-by get a drenching surprise on the nearby Shipwreck Rapids.

Menu includes: Shipwreck Sampler Baby Back Ribs, Sustainable Ginger Soy Salmon, Chicken Tender Penne Pasta Alfredo, Bold Tacos and Rotisserie Chicken.

Children’s menu includes: Rotisserie Chicken, Chicken Nuggets, Penne Pasta and Tempura Fish.

*Menu is subject to change without notice.

Calypso Bay Smokehouse

Calypso Bay Smokehouse offers mouth-watering BBQ chicken, ribs as well as some of the best drinks in town.

Menu includes: Hickory Smoked Chicken, Smoked Pepper Crusted Brisket Caesar Salad, Pork Spare Ribs Caesar Salad, Pork Spare Ribs and The Sampler Chicken, Brisket, Ribs.

Shamu Kid’s Meal: Smoked Chicken or Chicken Nuggets or Mac & Cheese includes Mott’s Applesauce

All Fried Up

Some say everything is better fried. Well, we’ve made that happen with our menu of all fried goodies and even veggies for a ‘Fried up’ balanced meal.

Menu includes: Battered Fish, Breaded Clam Strips, Chicken Tenders and Jumbo Shrimp

Fusion Smoothies & Wraps

Quench your thirst with one of our delicious smoothies made with fresh fruits and all natural ingredients. Or satisfy your appetite with our gourmet wraps filled with premium meats and flavoured to perfection.

Food menu includes: Asiago Chicken Caesar Wrap, Chipotle Turkey Wrap, Edamame Salad Wrap and Quinoa Salad Wrap

Smoothie menu includes: Manta Rider, Citrus Confusion, Wild Fusion and Passion A-Go-Go

Mama Stella’s Pizza Kitchen

Italian food is family food and yours is sure to love the menu in this fabulous restaurant. Relax on the patio and enjoy a delicious signature pizza or one of the classic Italian dishes.

Menu includes: Pepperoni Pizza, The Vegetarian Pizza, BBQ Chicken Pizza, Gluten Free Pizza, Spicy Arrabbiata, Chicken Alfredo and Meatball Marinara.

Pineapple Pete’s Island Eats

A wealth of great desserts, sweets and other island treats await you.
Menu includes: Battered Sustainable Fish, Tajin Tempura Shrimp, Assorted Salads, Funnel Cakes and Waffle Cone Sundaes.
Children’s menu includes: Chicken Nuggets, Hand Breaded Shrimp, Battered Fish, Fries and Fruit Cups

Seaside Coffee and Bakery

Start your day with delicious bakery favourites and flavourful Starbucks coffee.

Menu includes: Grab n Go Sandwiches, Assorted cakes, Muffins, Espresso, Lattes, Tea and Hot Chocolate.

Funnel Cakes

YOU BUILD IT! We'll get you started, you create the masterpiece.

Funnel cakes and Waffle cone sundaes.

Height Restrictions


48" (122 cm) or taller

Riptide Rescue

45" (114 cm) or taller

Guests between 45" and 50" tall must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion*

Journey To Atlantis

42" (107 cm) or taller

Guests between 42" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion*


Guests less than 48” (122 cm) must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion*

Bayside Skyride

Guests less than 56” (142 cm) must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion*

Shipwreck Rapids

48" (122 cm) or taller

Guests between 42" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a Supervising Companion*

*A Supervising Companion is a person 14 years of age or older


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