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Your Guide to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove

Fuel the fun at eateries around SeaWorld, with sure-to-please options for the tiniest adventures to sophisticated palates. You can kick back with a cool one at the Glacier Bar; sample the legendary BBQ at Voyager’s Smokehouse; and even have dinner alongside an Orca—one for the record books.

Remember to check out the All Day Dining Deal, a handy dining deal that allows you to nosh your way around SeaWorld as often as once every 90 minutes at participating restaurants.

Altitude Burgers

The juicy ground-beef Altitude Burger at this restaurant is a mountain in its own right, a towering masterpiece featuring one pound of beef adorned with bacon, cheddar cheese and an onion ring. You’ll also find build-a-burger options, grilled chicken, and beer and wine.

Captain Pete’s Island Hot Dogs

For a quick bite, chomp into one of Nathan’s World Famous Hot Dogs, smothered with chili and cheese. Or opt for a hot dog platter, Pete’s famous fries (likewise smothered with chili and cheese), or chicken tenders. Wash down your meal with a soft drink, water or beer.

Coaster Coffee Company

Can you practically smell the caramel macchiato and caffè mocha? Starbucks coffee and Starbucks Refreshers beverages take center stage at the Coaster Coffee Company, a coaster-inspired, café-style eatery that’s ideally situated close to Manta and the park entrance. Complete your order with a tasty pastry, cupcake, muffin or cookie.  

Dine with Orcas

A contender for Orlando’s most memorable dining experience: Dine with Orcas beckons you to take a seat and enjoy a meal next to SeaWorld’s killer whales while you sip on a Whale Tail Margarita – a concoction of tequila, triple sec, and Grand Marnier—or enjoy a mimosa. Entrée choices include grilled chicken, herb roasted beef, and pan seared salmon with fresh summer corn salsa, as well as vegetarian options. Afterwards, you’ll get an up-close view into the relationship shared between the park’s animal care specialists and killer whales; learn about the Orcas’ distinctive characteristics; and explore the simple but meaningful measures you can take to help preserve ocean resources by enjoying sustainable foods and conserving natural habitats.

Edy’s Ice Cream Parlor

Beat the Florida sizzle with a hand-dipped ice cream cone, monster shake, or enormous brownie sundae. The ice cream comes in 14 scrumptious flavors, including dulce de leche, mint chocolate chip, and double fudge brownie. If you’re over the age of 21, you can add a shot of Frangelico, Baileys Original Irish Cream, or Kahlúa to your favorite shake.

Expedition Cafe

This marketplace-style mess hall has something for everyone in the gang, with cuisine from countries involved in the original Antarctic exploration, including American and Asian tastes. American temptations include the Tender Tower, constructed of chicken tenders, fries, shredded cheddar-jack cheese, bacon bits and chives. Asian foodies will appreciate the Orange Chicken, Vegetable Stir Fry and Vegetable Egg Rolls. Italian offerings include pizza and chicken Caesar salad.

Flamecraft Bar

Located near Seafire Grill, this full service bar invites you to indulge in premium beverages with a patio view over the water. Cool down with a Piña colada or frozen daiquiri; pick from 16 craft brews; or savor some wine as you snack on crave-worthy pretzels and loaded nachos. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, sample a Fiery Mule—sure to kick back. You can add a signature souvenir glass for any cocktail for $3.

Glacier Bar

Nestled next to Wild Arctic with 360-degree views of SeaWorld’s Ice Breaker coaster, this bar features shaded comfort and multiple big screens with sports action. It beckons you to feel the chill with ice-cold seasonal beers; frozen drinks; and mixologist-created cocktails like ‘The Glacier,’ made with Reyka vodka, coconut cream, ginger beer, blue curacao, and fresh lime. Pair your drink with handcrafted specialty flatbreads, or try an adult take on a time honored treat – a homemade ice cream sandwich served with a frosty Passport Triple Chocolate Stout.

The Sand Bar

Discover this hidden gem at the base of SeaWorld’s iconic Sky Tower. This full-service bar serves up patio seating and views of SeaWorld’s central lagoon.

Panini Shore Cafe

Hot Grilled Panini are the headliners at this café, with choices like the Cuban Sandwich, Turkey Panini and Caprese Panini, all concocted with fresh bread and stuffings. Pair your meal with a Coke, juice, water or beer.

Lakeside Grill

A Mexican-inspired menu, coastal decor and great music combine into a winning recipe for this family-friendly, sit-down eatery. Choose from waterfront breezes on the outdoor patio, or air-conditioned comfort in the dining room, right next to a 600-gallon aquarium.

Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen

These soft pretzels have an extra twist, with original creations like the Bacon Cheeseburger Pretzel and the Jumbo Pretzel Dog Pretzel, as well as sweet temptations like cinnamon sugar nuggets. Craft beers, frozen cocktails, wines and other beverages round out the offerings. Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen is positioned near Orca Encounter, featuring an outdoor patio with a seaside vibe.

Voyager’s Smokehouse

Well-versed in the patient art of slow-smoking over genuine hickory wood, every succulent bite of meat at this restaurant is infused with a deep, smoky flavor—one of the reasons Voyager’s is considered by many as the best Bar-B-Que in Orlando. Besides Texas style brisket, pork, chicken and ribs, it offers mac and cheese and chicken nuggets for your little explorers.

Sharks Underwater Grill and Bar

This posh, award-winning restaurant offers a feast for the eyes with a window into the world of sharks, and a feast for the palate as well, putting foodie-worthy entrees on your plate. The atmosphere gets a solid five stars, as do the pan-seared scallops and the Cannoli Cake, a sinful delight with four layers of yellow cake filled with orange cream, cream cheese and chocolate chips.

Waterway Grill

Starring flavors inspired from regions around the Amazon, this restaurant tempts diners with entrees like grilled churrasco steak topped with chimichurri sauce; roasted street corn salad; and pork carnitas tacos.

Waterway Bar

Located inside of Waterway Grill, this indoor, full-service bar welcomes you to quench your thirst with a variety of ice-cold craft beers, frozen drinks, cocktails and wine.

Seafire Grill

This restaurant serves up creative meals centered around hand-breaded and grilled chicken options, as well as salads and assorted desserts. It offers wine, beer, and Bacardi cocktails for adults.

Forgot your sunscreen? Looking for a T-shirt to memorialize your adventure on Kraken? Want to pick up a gift for a buddy who loves dolphins?

SeaWorld has you covered, with unique mementoes and fun in every corner of the park.

Here, you can get your face painted or have your caricature drawn; explore the stunning work of world-famous marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey; and instantaneously collect, view and share your SeaWorld memories with PhotoKey.

Check out what you can scoop up at SeaWorld.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

It’s a fact: the best park souvenirs are the ones you can customize. Kids – and adults—can create their own plush friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop, and outfit them with exclusive SeaWorld accessories. A fun way to personalize your furry is to drop into Build-A-Bear as you enter the park and buy the $5 sound button. Record your favorite animal sounds throughout the day, and then bring the button back to Build-A-Bear to have it placed inside your animal.

Coconut Bay Traders

Coconut Bay celebrates the most beloved of all marine mammals, the dolphin, with wearable dolphin souvenirs, jewelry, toys and gifts.

Exit Gifts

Forget somebody on your gift list? This last-chance shop is overflowing with clothes, gifts, toys and accessories.

Fins Gifts

Snap up shark and whale themed apparel, jewelry, toys, and gifts.

Flamingo Pointe

Get pretty in pink with flamingo gifts, toys, and clothing.

Glacial Collections

Slide in to Glacial Collections to find penguin hoodies, penguin pajamas and penguin paraphernalia.

Golden Seahorse Gifts

After you’ve braved the murky, watery passages winding through the mythical city of Atlantis, pick up a memento of your trip. Temptations include Roxy, Hurley, and Quicksilver apparel, plus a hand-picked array of jewelry, toys, and gifts.

Guy Harvey Store

The sea’s life and beauty are on vivid display in this store, with paintings, apparel, rings, phone cases and more commissioned by world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey. 15% of the proceeds are directly donated to the Guy Harvey Foundation to support ocean health and shark research efforts. Learn more about Guy Harvey, SeaWorld and his work throughout the park here.

High Surf

After you hang ten on Pipeline, catch a wave to High Surf, where you can find apparel, accessories and ride photos inspired by the ride.

Hooper’s Store

Remember your trip to Sesame Street with plush friends, exclusive apparel, and souvenirs. Make sure to take advantage of the store’s epic photo spots while you’re there.

Kraken Gifts

Once you’ve survived Kraken’s stomach-churning seven inversions, enter this lair to hallmark the occasion with Kraken souvenir tees, jewelry, toys, and unusual gifts.

Oyster’s Secret

Watch pearl divers search for oysters hiding pearls that you can have crafted into jewelry or take home as souvenirs. You can also find island apparel, specialty gifts and accessories.

SeaWorld Rescue Store

Make a difference when you spoil yourself with SeaWorld Rescue apparel and gifts. The merchandise helps raise awareness for endangered wild animals, and SeaWorld donates 5% of your purchase to help wildlife and wild places all over the world via the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund.

SeaWorld Store

Scoop up all things SeaWorld: coaster memorabilia, souvenirs, wearables, hats, jewelry, accessories, gifts, toys, and stuffed animals.

Shoppes at Waterfront

The Waterfront at SeaWorld pays homage to the bounty of the sea with a smorgasbord of treasures throughout its many shops. Discover exclusive merchandise at LittleMissMatched, Under the Sun, and a unique Guy Harvey shop.

Trek Treasures

Celebrate the beauty of these ancient sea creatures with turtle shirts, jewelry, hats, and memorabilia.

Whitewater Supply

Find a souvenir to remember your soaking-wet expedition down Infinity Falls, as well as items that showcase your support for water conservation around the world.

Wild Arctic Gifts

Hail the Arctic with chilled-out toys, gifts, and clothing.

Pin Trading Program

You’re invited to join the fun of SeaWorld’s interactive pin trading, where you collect your favorite pins and trade them at the park with SeaWorld Ambassadors as well as other guests. SeaWorld will periodically offer new pins throughout the seasons so you can continue to complete your collection.

If you’re just getting started, drop into a participating gift shop, where you can buy collectible pins and lanyards.

Maximize your SeaWorld visit with upgrades that include a dining deal, reserved seating at shows, and front-of-the-line privileges for rides. Here are some popular offerings.

Dolphin Encounter

In the 15-minute Dolphin Encounter, you’ll see how SeaWorld cares for its dolphins, take part in a training session, and touch the rubbery skin of a dolphin.

All Day Dining Deal

This handy dining deal allows you to nosh your way around SeaWorld as often as once every 90 minutes at participating restaurants.

Reserved Seating + Quick Queue Unlimited + 1-Time Pipeline

Make the most of your SeaWorld experience with reserved seating at presentations and shows; unlimited front-of-the-line access to SeaWorld’s most popular rides; and one time priority access to the Pipeline roller coaster.


Pre-pay for parking to save time on arrival.

One Day PhotoKey Access Pass

Memorialize the day’s screams, giggles and animal connections via PhotoKey. This upgrade lets you collect, view and share your in-park photos instantly. After your visit, you can download digital copies of your photos and create customized souvenirs with them at

And There’s More!

Check out all of SeaWorld’s upgrades.

SeaWorld seamlessly melds education and entertainment through interactive summer camps, engaging field trips, and fun-filled sleepovers.


Pull the covers up next to your favorite aquatic animal for a dreamy, one-of-a kind educational experience. SeaWorld Orlando Sleepovers last from 6:30 p.m. until 9 a.m. the next morning and include:

  • Sleeping next to SeaWorld’s animals. Choose from one of six sleeping venues: Dolphin, Penguin, Beluga Whale, Manta Aquarium, Rescue Center (manatees and sea turtles), and Coral Reef at Shark Encounter.
  • Standards-based interactive activities.
  • A talk with a Zoological Animal Care Specialist.
  • A pizza party dinner and a continental breakfast.
  • Touching a shark.
  • SeaWorld park entry the next day.

Programs for Teachers

SeaWorld gives back to teachers with perks like the SeaWorld Florida Teacher Card, and also offers workshops and Environmental Excellence Awards.

SeaWorld Youth Programs

Join a graduation celebration at SeaWorld; enjoy special-rate youth group tickets; and attend special events like SeaWorld’s STEM Day – where kids discover the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through SeaWorld’s animals, science specialists, and world-class attractions.

School Outreach Programs

SeaWorld brings enlightening, fun, interactive programs to the classroom- in person or virtually.

  • Local School Outreach Program

    SeaWorld delivers engaging 30-minute programs to school students of all ages throughout the Orlando Metro Area. Designed to fit within a class period, teachers can pick from distinctively designed, standards-based topics during the registration process. Outreaches are only at accredited schools, not for private residences. Due to the high demand for these sessions, not all requests can be accommodated.

  • Live From SeaWorld

    Classrooms across the nation are invited to dive in to the animal world through this Interactive Live From SeaWorld program. Each session includes a 30 minute, live-video, interactive presentation with a SeaWorld Educator at one of SeaWorld’s habitats. Following the presentation, students can ask about SeaWorld’s animals or about careers at SeaWorld. The goal is to inspire students to conserve and protect our oceans and ocean life, and to create a passion for conservation and wildlife by connecting students to animals.

    Live video calls are only at accredited schools, not for private residences. Please note that due to the high demand for these sessions, not all requests can be accommodated.

Field Trips for Students

The SeaWorld Orlando Instructional Field Experience, with grade-appropriate curriculums, offers students self-paced field trips bursting with hands-on educational experiences that connect them to the natural world. This program is only eligible for Florida-based educational institutions and home schools.

Day Camps at SeaWorld

Geared towards different grades, SeaWorld Orlando’s summer day camps promise fun and learning along with superior safety standards and low counselor-to-camper ratios.

Fun is always on the agenda at SeaWorld, with blockbuster events that celebrate Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s, craft beer, and even the entire summer. Check out what’s happening on SeaWorld’s event calendar.


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