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Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating Shark Week with a brand new Ultimate Shark Experience, available only at SeaWorld for a very limited time.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando is giving shark fin-atics the ultimate encounter with a brand new Ultimate Shark Experience ticket on sale now through July 28.


This new limited-time ticket offers a full day of unique and immersive experiences to get up close to see, feed, touch and learn about sharks, know what it’s like to move like a shark on shark-inspired thrill rides, take home shark swag, and honor the ocean’s VIPs with $25 of every ticket going to shark conservation!


This week long celebration of sharks at SeaWorld Orlando takes place from Friday, July 21 through Friday, July 28, 2023.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld is the only place in the world where you can touch a shark, move like a shark, feed a shark, dine like a shark, learn from the sharks and importantly, help our ocean’s sharks at the same time,” said Marisa Thalberg, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment. “Sharks are actually our ocean’s VIP – Very Important Predators – for a reason – and we would love to share this curated, immersive experience with guests young and old who want to celebrate Shark Month and Shark Awareness Day in this really unique way.” 


The Ultimate Shark Experience ticket costs $199, and includes:


  • Park admission and voucher for shark-themed cocktails

  • See sharks up close with a guided tour above the aquarium, not accessible to the general public

  • Feed and touch sharks safely with SeaWorld shark curators  

  • Learn about sharks in a private group with SeaWorld educators

  • Speed like a shark with front-of-the-line access to shark- and ray-inspired thrills like Orlando’s “Mako.”

  • Dine near sharks, at Sharks Underwater Grill and Bar in Orlando

  • Take home shark swag as a gift, with a choice of items like a shark plush toy, hat, blanket, t-shirt, and more


$25 from each ticket will go towards shark conservation.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

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Visit SeaWorld Orlando for a real up close and personal encounter with Sharks! At Shark Encounter, you experience a rare, up-close look at prehistoric predators whose ancestors dominated the sea over 450 million years ago, long before even dinosaurs walked the earth.


At Shark Encounter you enter into a fascinating journey through one of the world’s largest underwater viewing tunnels. Shark Encounter is included with park admission,


For an even more close up encounter with the sharks at SeaWorld Orlando, you can participate in an Up-Close Tour to venture above the shark aquarium in Shark Encounter and touch a small shark and learn more about their care from a member of SeaWorld's Animal Care team.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

Wanna get even closer? Yo can actually go for a swim with the sharks at SeaWorld Orlando.


Have a experience of a lifetime by getting up-close and swimming with sharks at Discovery Cove. Add this experience to your All-Inclusive Dolphin Swim and Day Resort packages. Limited availability for guests ages 10+.


If that wasn't enough excitement don't miss your chance to ride Mako!


A Mako Shark is the world's fastest shark, and you can enjoy a ride on the Mako hypercoaster at SeaWorld Orlando, the area's tallest, longest, AND fastest coaster.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

After all those thrills, head inside Sharks Underwater Grill for cocktails or a meal. This signature dining experience puts you face to face with even more sharks and other passing sea creatures while you dine.


Before leaving SeaWorld Orlando, don't miss taking a Shark Selfie in front of the captivating mako mural painted by artist and conservationist Dr. Guy Harvey.


SeaWorld Shark Conservation Efforts

Approximately 100 million sharks are killed every year in the wild (mainly for their fins). SeaWorld is committed to educating and inspiring guests about sharks through in-park experiences and shark conservation efforts through the SeaWorld Conservation Fund, which has donated more than $300,000 to shark research conservation projects. SeaWorld also participates in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums SAFE Program (Saving Species from Extinction), which preserves threatened and endangered species at accredited zoos worldwide, including SeaWorld.  


For more information and to purchase Ultimate Shark Experience tickets, please visit seaworld.com/ultimate-shark-experience/.


Celebrate Shark Week with the first ever Ultimate Shark Experience at SeaWorld Orlando

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