NileGuide Expert Says:
Families are allowed to bring in small wagons if they like, instead of renting them in the park. You are also welcome to bring a cooler and your own food and drinks into the park.
10500 Sea World Dr
16 miles northwest of downtown San Antonio at Ellison Dr and Westover Hills Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78251
tel: 210-523 3611
Open early Mar-late Dec. Days of operation vary. Open at 10am on operating days, closing times vary. Call ahead or check website for current information
With all the shows Sea World has to offer, the aquarium, the rollercoasters, and the Lost Lagoon Water Park, you should be prepared to spend a full day (or two) in this fun-filled park. Located about 40 minutes northwest of downtown San Antonio, this Sea World park has something for everyone. Little-known fact: you are allowed to bring a six-pack-sized cooler into the park with bottled water and small snacks. Also, you can save 10 percent off admission by buying your tickets online.
After an orca named Tilikum killed a trainer at the Orlando park in 2010, several new safety measures were implemented to protect the trainers and the fans. The trainers no longer get in the water with the whales and higher, stronger barriers were erected around the performance area.