SeaWorld Orlando will reopen to visitors on 11 June after closing it’s gates due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
SeaWorld outlined its reopening plans to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force where it received approval from the Mayor and final approval from the governor of Florida.
The plans outline new and enhanced health and safety measures following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.
Changes and enhancements include the following:-
- Face masks will be required for all staff and guests aged 2 and over
- Temperature checks for all staff and guests entering the park
- Social distancing measures to be implemented throughout the park
- Additional cleaning and sanitisation of ride vehicles and high-contact areas
- Hand sanitisation stations to be installed throughout the park
- Paper park maps will not be available
- Dining locations will have revised seating to honour social distancing, disposable paper menus will be used, topping stations will be closed and utensils will be individually pre-packed. Buffets will be adjusted or closed
- Retail shops will have designated entry and exit points along with floor marking for social distancing
- Ride and attractions will have single rider lines removed and seating modified. Queues will have social distancing floor markers. Open play areas will be closed unless they can meet social distancing requirements.
- Parades and Meet and Greets will be limited or removed. Parade segments that involve guest interaction will be updated or removed. Character interactions and photo opportunities will be modified.