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 […]
This past week, the big Orlando area parks (Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld Orlando) are utilizing metal detectors that all guests must pass through before entering the parks. The walk-through metal detectors installed at Disney are similar to the ones that Kennywood, Six Flags, and Cedar Fair parks have been using for the past several years. A […]
Just a few months ago, during an employee meeting at SeaWorld Orlando, park execs made an announcement that a new 200 ft coaster would be installed at the park in 2016. 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 […]
Kari Byron and Tory Belleci explore the science behind the World’s wildest thrill rides on Travel Channel’s new series “Thrill Factor”! Before the kids go back to school and the leaves start to change, Travel Channel is keeping the summer fun going with its all-new series “Thrill Factor,” premiering with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, August 12 at […]
Tuesday GoPro posted something very irresponsible bringing heat to the multi-billion dollar company. The “selfie” has become a global phenomenon in recent years, with everyone from celebrities and tourists to photobombing animals striking poses at their own camera lens. Recent studies have shown on average, more than one million selfies are taken everyday from cameras […]
The long time rumor is now officially true! During an employee meeting at SeaWorld Orlando, park execs made an announcement that a new 200 ft coaster would be installed at the park in 2016. The news comes a little more than a month after SeaWorld Entertainment announced Joel Manby as the company’s new President and CEO. After the […]
SeaWorld Entertainment has named a new CEO as the company struggles with declining attendance and controversy over its killer whales. This past January, SeaWorld Parks&Entertainment CEO Jim Atchison resigned, leaving SeaWorld Entertainment searching for a new CEO. Atchison didn’t leave empty-handed, though, as the former executive received about $2.6 million in severance pay, according to a company proxy statement. […]
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 […]
A wintery, watery wonderland awaits guests at SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration! Visitors can enjoy stunning live shows inspired by the natural world, journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express Experience, then enjoy spending time with a playful penguin at the South Pole while visiting the park’s newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin! […]
After a 15 year run, SeaWorld’s current Sea Lion & Otter show (Clyde & Seamore Take Pirate Island) will close for good in 2014. SeaWorld often replaces old shows with new ones. Over the last several years, One Ocean has replaced Believe, and Shamu Celebration: Light up the Night has replaced Shamu Rocks. Next to be […]
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