Dine With Shamu Press Release
7/1/2016 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 awe-inspiring, up-close behaviors for guests, who can capture amazing photos.
While Shamu eats hundreds of pounds of fish, guests have a choice of some delicious menu items, which may include roasted turkey, braised short ribs, baked shrimp scampi and seasonal vegetables. The buffet also includes oven-baked sustainable tilapia and 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 $40 for ages 10 and older; $20 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, click here or call (800) 257-4268.
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 is open year-round including holidays. Admission is $93 for ages 10 and older; $87 for ages 3–9; free for under 3. Parking is $17; $12 for motorcycles; $22 for RVs and Up-Close. Park hours vary by season. Visit www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com or call (800) 257-4268 for hours and information.
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of globally recognized brands including SeaWorld®, Shamu® and Busch Gardens®. Over its more than 50-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 11 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection of approximately 89,000 marine and terrestrial animals. The Company’s theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for what it believes is one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld rescue team has helped more than 29,000 animals in need over the last 50 years.
Additional information about SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. can be obtained online at www.SeaWorldEntertainment.com. Shareholders and prospective investors can also register to automatically receive the Company's press releases, SEC filings and other notices by email by registering at that website.
Updated: December 2016