Dine With Shamu Press Release

Dine With Shamu Press Release

7/1/2012 1:12:00 PM

DINE WITH SHAMU AT SEAWORLD

Dine With Shamu is an incredible opportunity to meet SeaWorld's trainers and family of killer whales while enjoying a delicious meal at poolside tables. Guests have the opportunity to meet the trainers, who introduce the whales and show off some of their training techniques and personality traits of the whales. After a brief presentation from the trainers, Shamu® and friends perform amazing, up-close interactions for guests, who can capture amazing photo opportunities.

While Shamu eats hundreds of pounds of fish, guests have a choice of some delicious menu items, including Tuscan Lemon Chicken, Baja Shrimp Cocktail and local vegetables.  The buffet also includes creamy cheese tortellini, oven-baked sustainable tilapia, a magnificent selection of salads, fabulous desserts from SeaWorld’s award-winning bakery and much more.  A special menu just for kids includes favorites such as macaroni and cheese, Swedish meatballs and breaded chicken.

Dine With Shamu is offered daily, year-round.  Reservations are required.  Cost is $39 for ages 10 and older; $19 for children 3-9 (prices do not include tax, gratuity and admission to the park, which is required).  Breakfast With Shamu is offered on select weekends and peak-season days. Cost is $26 for ages 10 and older; $16 for children 3-9 (prices do not include tax, gratuity and admission to the park, which is required).  In addition to Dine With Shamu and Breakfast With Shamu, specially-themed brunch seatings with Shamu are also available for Easter, Mothers’ Day and other holidays.   For more information and reservations, visit www.seaworldsandiego.com or call (800) 25-SHAMU (press 5).

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment inspires millions, through the power of entertainment, to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world. The Company has been creating innovative entertainment experiences that blend imagination with nature for more than 50 years and is best known for its 11 U.S. theme parks, attractions that hosted more than 24 million guests in 2012 and include the beloved SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sesame Place® brands. The parks offer guests a variety of up-close experiences, from animal encounters that invite exploration and appreciation of the natural world, to thrilling rides and spectacular shows. In 2011, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment began expanding its popular brands into media and entertainment platforms to connect people to nature and animals through movies, television, and digital media; plus began developing new lines of licensed consumer products.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company maintains one of the largest animal collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of species in zoological facilities and in the conservation of wild populations. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment also operates one of the world's most respected programs to rescue and rehabilitate ocean marine animals that are ill, injured and orphaned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 22,000 animals in need over the last four decades.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment employs more than 21,000 people nationwide.


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Updated: July 2012