SeaWorld Orlando is in its final stages of testing before opening a new record breaking roller coaster called MAKO. With just two weeks from opening, there’s new changes almost daily in the area surrounding the coaster! New merchandise, signage, and other updates around SeaWorld have been recently added. One of the most significant changes guests will notice when […]
Opening on June 10 2016, MAKO will be the tallest and fastest coaster in Orlando! With speeds exceeding 70 mph, MAKO will propel riders across a track that’s 4,760 feet long and encounter a 200 foot drop. It’s a “hyper coaster”, which is the term given to rides that reach at least 200 feet high. Can’t wait […]
SeaWorld Orlando has officially announced the opening date for their new record breaking roller coaster, MAKO! Opening June 10 2016, MAKO will be the first 2016 Orlando attraction to have an opening date announced. The final piece was installed on March 11. Testing is scheduled to start on April 14. However, with all new coasters, that date could change […]
Sea World just made the major announcement on Thursday that they will end their orca breeding program. The 56 year old marine entertainment company says the killer whales that are being taken care of at their parks will be the last generation that will inhabit Sea World and orca breeding will end immediately. According to Joel […]
Lory Landing at Busch gardens Tampa is getting another rehab. We stopped by the park to check out progress on their new coaster Cobra’s Curse, but discovered crews working on the Lory Landing aviary exhibit. This came as a surprise to us as the area was just upgraded in 2013. At Lory Landing, Lorikeets are the […]
While visiting SeaWorld Orlando, we never pass up the opportunity to visit their penguins! There’s nothing quite like being among a huge colony of cold-weather penguins as they plunge into the water in torpedo-like fashion, waddle around, and chatter with one another. The open-air penguin habitat is COLD! But it actually feels good on a hot Florida day. The habitat keeps an air temperature […]
SeaWorld Orlando has sadly ended their popular program for guests to hand-feed dolphins. Until the attraction was quietly closed last month, large groups of guests bought $7 trays of fish and fed the dolphins. The opportunity drew hundreds of visitors to the dolphin pool at meal times offering some great photo opportunities. Guests at the Florida location will […]
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