On the weekends of January 12th-27th SeaWorld is offering a one-of-a-kind event where they’re inviting guests behind the scenes to take a look at how SeaWorld provides world class care to all of there animals.This could be a once in a life time experience is included with park admission that allows guests to get close to various species normally only offered during special tours offered at the park.
Here is a look of locations and times that will be open to guests
SeaWorld Rescue – 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Visit the core of one of the greatest rescue organizations home base and meet members of the SeaWorld Rescue team including veterinarians who work around the clock to provide life-saving care to . Learn about how the team functions, what happens during a rescue, and hear some stories about rehabilitated animals.
Zoological Commissary – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Learn what it takes to feed all of the animals at the Zoological Commissary sometimes referred to as the Fish house. Learn how they develop and provide diets for sea turtles, manatees, sea lions, otters, fish, penguins, dolphins, killer whales, and all of the other species that call SeaWorld Orlando home. Its a must see for sushi lovers.
Visit the homes of some of SeaWorld’s favorite animals. Check out the homes of the sea lions and Asian small-clawed otters that display behaviors in the infamous Clyde and Seamore’s Sea Lion High and seasonal shows. Meet belugas, seals, and walruses at Wild Arctic and learn how team members care for these amazing animals. Visit the historic facility, formally the clydesdale barn where SeaWorld’s animal ambassadors call home. Meet these amazing ambassadors and the people that care for them on a daily basis. Then Go above the surface of Manta Aquarium and meet the aquarists and divers that take care of the aquarium and feed the wide range of fish species that call Manta Aquarium home. (This is the only back stage location that is not ADA accessible).
Sea lion and Otter -10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Beluga and Seal -10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Animal Ambassadors – 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Manta Aquarium – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
It will be an unforgettable experience and the closes look to date that SeaWorld has offered to park guests. If you miss this event, there will be another Inside look event weekends in May 11th-19th. Details of the May Inside look has not be released and it could be the same offering as in January or these could possibly choose different locations. This is an incredible opportunity to learn about the amazing work the SeaWorld does.
Photo Credit: SeaWorld Orlando