Sea World – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com Disney News and Information For Fans, By Fans Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:23:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 https://i1.wp.com/www.talkdisney.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/590f14fa-b683-4306-ad4c-703ddd591563.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Sea World – talkDisney.com https://www.talkdisney.com 32 32 99400257 SeaWorld banning single-use plastic straws and shopping bags from all its parks https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/seaworld-banning-single-use-plastic-straws-and-shopping-bags-from-all-its-parks/ Sat, 09 Jun 2018 13:44:18 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=9599 If you’ve been paying attention to the news these last few months, you’ve probably heard about the whales, sharks, and other aquatic life that wash up dead on beaches with stomachs filled with plastic debris that has accumulated in the ocean after being discarded by humans on land. It’s horrible, but there is an easy […]

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SeaWorld Orlando Planning Infinity Falls Rapids Ride for 2018 https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/seaworld-orlando-planning-infinity-falls-rapids-ride-2018/ Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:38:12 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=8912 SeaWorld Orlando announced 2018 plans for Infinity Falls, a river rapids water ride that will feature the largest drop on a rapids-style ride — 40 feet. Infinity Falls Stats 40 foot drop Vertical lift hill 1,520 feet long 14 rafts, 8 riders per raft 42″ height requirement The Infinity Falls back story includes a conservation tie-in: […]

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Disney, Universal and SeaWorld divulge more details about new rides https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/disney-universal-seaworld-divulge-details-new-rides/ Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:21:43 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=8909 A land of over sized toys where a slinky-dog roller coaster shoots you past a tower of monster Jenga blocks and Toy Story characters. A harrowing chase through San Francisco with the characters from “Fast and the Furious.” A ride up the side of a waterfall — before a 42-foot drop, then a giant splash. […]

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It was the end for these attractions this year https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/end-attractions-year/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:28:32 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=8636 Here’s a look at some rides and shows that took their final bows at Central Florida theme parks in 2017 – plus peeks at the future. “Blue Horizons” Where: SeaWorld Orlando (debuted in 2006) What we liked: The acrobatic diving, the music, the big dolphin finale. Was it time to go: Our enjoyment level was […]

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Disney World Closing on Sunday and Monday due to Hurricane https://www.talkdisney.com/wdw/disney-world-closing-sunday-monday-due-hurricane/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:07:47 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=7405 The Category 5 storm – already blamed for as many as 13 deaths in the Caribbean – is packing sustained winds of 175 mph. According to the National Hurricane Center, Irma is moving towards the west-northwest at 16 mph on its way towards Miami where it is expected to be a Category 4 or 5 […]

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No plans to shut down at Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando as Irma nears https://www.talkdisney.com/universal-studios/no-plans-shut-walt-disney-world-universal-orlando-irma-nears/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:59:53 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=7391 The three major amusement parks in Orlando, Florida, are all operating under normal conditions as Hurricane Irma threatens the entire state. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and Sea World said Thursday morning they are monitoring the movement of Irma, but at this point have made no plans to shut down their parks or alter the normal hours […]

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Seaworld: Another killer whale dies after suffering from a bacterial infection for 10 years https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/seaworld-another-killer-whale-dies-suffering-bacterial-infection-10-years/ Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:28:00 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=7120 After nearly 40 years in a tank, Kasatka, the matriarch orca at SeaWorld San Diego, passed away on Tuesday. While SeaWorld said her death was the result of a years-long respiratory condition, photos had recently emerged showing Kasatka with significant skin lesions plastering her lower jaw. SeaWorld made no mention of the lesions in the […]

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Tilikum, orca featured in ‘Blackfish’ documentary, has died, SeaWorld says https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/tilikum-orca-featured-in-blackfish-documentary-has-died-seaworld-says/ Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:28:07 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=6568 The killer whale that attacked and drowned a SeaWorld trainer in 2010 died early Friday, SeaWorld said. Advertisement SeaWorld said in March that Tilikum’s health had been deteriorating after he was diagnosed with a bacterial infection in his lungs. We’re saddened to announce the passing of Tilikum, a beloved member of the SeaWorld family for […]

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Protesters Demand SeaWorld ‘Send Corky Home’ https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/protesters-demand-seaworld-send-corky-home/ Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:46:19 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=6371 [dropcap]L[/dropcap]ed by an “orca,” People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) members descended on SeaWorld San Diego with signs urging, “SeaWorld: Send Corky Home!” The action was the first protest in PETA’s new “Free Corky” campaign, which calls for the longest-held captive orca in the world to be released into a sea sanctuary planned […]

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The Kraken at SeaWorld Orlando will debut as virtual reality roller coaster next summer https://www.talkdisney.com/sea-world/the-kraken-at-seaworld-orlando-will-debut-as-virtual-reality-roller-coaster-next-summer/ Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:13:32 +0000 https://www.talkdisney.com/?p=6181 [dropcap]S[/dropcap]eaWorld Orlando will introduce Central Florida’s first virtual-reality roller coaster next summer, retrofitting Kraken with headsets to give riders the sensation of traveling through the sea amid mythical and prehistoric creatures. According to a article from the Orlando Sentinel, riders on Kraken will have the option to don virtual-reality headsets attached to the roller coaster, […]

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