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SeaWorld Rescued 63 Animals whilst their Parks were Closed To The Public

SeaWorld Orlando reopened to visitors after 84 days of closure. Whilst the park was closed, the zoological operations including animal rescue and rehabilitation continued.

Seaworld Entrance

Jon Peterson VP of Zoological Operations at SeaWorld said that even though the park was closed, their teams were working around the clock. He said they had rescued 63 animals during the closure and managed to return 33 of those back to their natural environment. Amongst those rescued were two pregnant Manatees that had been struck by boats and that those manatees gave birth whilst at SeaWorld. The Manatees are just about ready to be released back in to the wild. Continue reading


Forthcoming Attractions

Forthcoming Theme Park Attractions and New Parks

Listed below are a number of possible upcoming theme park attractions, lands, and new theme parks coming to Florida. Although the list contains all confirmed and strongly-rumoured new attractions, some of the details may still be somewhat vague – especially the opening date. Once the details, including the opening date, become known then the attraction or park will be added to the Theme Park Timeline.

For temporary changes or closures to park attractions please see the separate list of Ride Closures and Future Refurbishments.

Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom

  • None confirmed.

Epcot

  • HarmonioUS firework show – New nighttime firework show opening sometime in 2020. This replaces the temporary new firework show Epcot Forever.
  • Festival pavilion – New three-level pavilion for live events and festivals with a park on the top, possibly opening in 2022.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy ride – New indoor rollercoaster at Universe of Energy pavilion replacing Ellen’s Energy Adventure, opening sometime in 2021 (possibly Spring).
  • Journey of Water – Walking water-based trail inspired by “Moana”, possibly opening in 2021.
  • Mary Poppins attraction – New Mary Poppins attraction and Cherry Tree Lane area, opening sometime in the next few years (2021 or 2022).
  • Play Pavilion – New interactive play “city” coming to the old Wonders of Life pavilion in Future World, opening sometime before 2021.
  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure – New trackless 3D dark ride at the France pavilion, opening in Summer 2020.
  • Space 220 – New space-themed restaurant next to Mission: SPACE, opening sometime in 2020.
  • Update to Spaceship Earth – Spaceship Earth is to be updated with new narration, new musical score, and new scenes, probably opening in 2022.
  • Wondrous China – New film in the China pavilion of World Showcase, opening in 2020.

Hollywood Studios

  • None confirmed.

Magic Kingdom

  • New Nighttime Parade – Rumoured new nighttime parade, possibly opening in 2021.
  • TRON Lightcycle Run – New rollercoaster coming to Tomorrowland, possibly opening in Summer 2021.
  • Changes to Tomorrowland Speedway – Rumoured TRON-themed update to the existing Speedway attraction, possibly opening in 2021.
  • Wreck-It Ralph – Rumoured for 2022 to replace Stitch’s Great Escape in Tomorrowland.

Blizzard Beach

  • None confirmed.

Typhoon Lagoon

None confirmed

General

  • Star Wars: Galactic Star Cruiser Hotel – New Star Wars themed hotel linked to Galaxy’s Edge area in Hollywood Studios, possibly opening in 2021.

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios

  • Bourne Stuntacular – New indoor stunt show based on the high-energy Bourne franchise, opening in Spring 2020. This replaces Terminator 2 3D.

Islands of Adventure

  • Jurassic Park rollercoaster – Rumoured new launched steel rollercoaster themed to Jurassic Park/World, possibly called “Velocicoaster” and possibly opening in Spring 2021.

Volcano Bay

  • None confirmed.

General

  • Epic Universe – New Universal Orlando theme park, including lands rumoured to be themed to Super Nintendo (Mario and Donkey Kong), Universal Classic Monsters, Dreamworks, Harry Potter, opening sometime in 2023.

Seaworld Orlando

  • Ice Breaker – New launch rollercoaster opening in Spring 2020

Aquatica

  • Riptide Race – Florida’s first duelling water slide, opening sometime in 2020.

Busch Gardens Tampa

  • Iron Gwazi – The world’s fastest and steepest wooden-steel hybrid rollercoaster, opening in Spring 2020. This replaces Gwazi.

Please see the Theme Park Timeline for a graphical list of new attractions that have opened since a previous visit.


SeaWorld Orlando Reopening 11 June

SeaWorld Orlando will reopen to visitors on 11 June after closing it’s gates due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

seaworld manta

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.

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Seaworld, Aquatica & Busch Gardens Tickets

Seaworld

SeaWorld Orlando is the world’s premier marine mammal adventure park. From diving with sharks to getting a soaking from Shamu (the killer whale), visitors can enjoy up-close animal encounters and extraordinary behind-the-scenes experiences ranging from getting a kiss from the park’s charming Beluga whales to learning about SeaWorld’s essential rescue and rehabilitation efforts.

As well as its world-class rollercoasters and eclectic shows, the beautifully landscaped Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is also home to over 2,000 animals and a range of remarkable up-close behind-the-scenes tours. Busch Gardens is just over an hour away from Orlando and for those not wishing to drive, a door-to-door shuttle is available daily from SeaWorld and other convenient Orlando locations.

Aquatica

Aquatica is a one-of-a-kind waterpark from SeaWorld, which immerses guests in the playfulness of the sea and boasts some of the world’s most unique water rides and animal encounters. Aquatica’s awesome signature ride – Dolphin Plunge –shoots riders through a spectacular Commerson dolphin habitat. May 2014 saw the opening of Ihu’s Breakaway Falls, the parks new thrill-seeking experience that see’s riders plummet vertically 80ft down slides from ‘Breakaway Boxes’.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate adventure park for families and thrill-seekers alike and 2014 sees the opening of ‘Falcon’s Fury’, the tallest free standing drop tower in North America. Riders are slowly lifted to a height of 335ft, are tilted forward 90 degrees in their seats and are then dropped, plummeting to the ground at a speed of 60mph!
There’s also the high speed attraction, Cheetah Hunt, guests will immerse themselves into the world of the cheetah, chasing its tail at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on a new multiple-launch coaster, Cheetah Hunt*. This record breaking 3 ½ minute sprint over three quarters of a mile takes riders through an African inspired landscape – mimicking the speed, power and agility of this beautiful cat with super fast twists, turns and three accelerations – before plunging 37 metres into the abyss. Riders and none riders alike can marvel at the cheetahs’ awesome speed just a whisker away at Cheetah Run, where trainers will carry out daily sprints with these graceful and agile animals.

The theatrical show Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, follows on from the highly popular KaTonga production which saw a six year run in the Moroccan Palace, Busch Gardens Tampa is thrilled to welcome the critically celebrated Broadway entertainment group, Cirque Dreams, who will undoubtedly mesmerize and astound visitors. Encompassing groundbreaking contortion and acrobatics, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy will bring nature to life with soaring butterfly aerialists, spine-bending lizards, acrobatic monkeys and hopping frog jugglers combined with fantasy music and spectacular costumes.

2020 Ticket Prices

Seaworld Single Park Tickets

1+ Day in Advance $87.99
On the Day $107.99
Ticket + 1 All-day Dining Deal $122.99

Two Park Ticket

Two Park Ticket – Buy Seaworld, get a 2nd Park FREE $107.99
Two Park Ticket + 2 Dines $157.99

Three Park Ticket

Three Park Ticket $120.99
Three Park Ticket + 3 Dines $190.99

Additional Information:
The 3-Park Ticket also includes free bus transportation to Busch Gardens on the Busch Gardens Shuttle Express. This service departs from various locations in the International Drive and Kissimmee areas (subject to change).

Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 1-800-221-1339 once in Florida.For more information on our parks visit http://www.seaworldparks.co.uk/

To book, visit http://www.seaworldparks-bookings.co…ct/BookTickets

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