Over-the-top marine-animal theme park that not only makes an effort to overstimulate kids and get their parents wet, but also educate the general public on marine conservation.San Diego, CA
SeaWorld is part of the No contests going forward Writing and Photography Contest.
Submit your best work for a chance to win freelance contracts and prizes.
I'm a San Diego local, and my heart still races like a kid every time I take my own kids back to Sea World. I have memories of my Mom working at the long-forgotten Marine Land back in the seventies. My favorite thing to visit there was the dolphin exhibit. At Sea World, it still is. I could spend hours watching these beautiful creatures just going through the motions of their aquatic day. Never mind the amazing tricks that earn them fish; the high jumps and loop-de-loops and swimming with the trainer on their back, etc. All of that is great, especially if you've never or seldom seen dolphins up close. What I love most is the gleam in their uber intelligent eyes when they cast a sidelong glance at the crowd, and splash their tails so that suddenly a group of bystanders are drenched. I love standing by the trainer' splatform waiting for them to come close enough to pet their wet rubbery skin, and hear the clicks and coos emitted as a dolphin thank you.August 9, 2012 Like Add a Comment
This is the first place my kids and I go when we do Sea World. The rays glide up close enough to feed and pet, are wonderfully slimy, and no,they can't sting you. We spend a lot of time giving these guys love. Like big-headed alien creatures with little mouths, they are immediately endearing and seem to have a sense of humor (they randomly splash people). Petting the rays isn't on a par with, say, the overpriced dolphin encounter. But I think its an underrated pastime that should be explored by anyone who has an affinity for stealth-ray shaped sea animals.July 12, 2012 Like Add a Comment
San Diego's Sea World is one the world's most entertaining attraction parks. Why do I give Sea World a perfect 5/5 rating? What could be so magical about this park, that would not be found at the other majority parks? Well, I am not going give you all the answers. All you need to do, is visit what is on the inside of Sea World's walls! If I needed to describe California's Sea World in only one single word, I'd say MAGICAL!April 28, 2012 Like Add a Comment