Jun 16

Celebrity Sighting: Mark Wahlberg Visits SeaWorld San Diego

by Staff

It's never too late to learn some new moves! Crunch, a 600-pound Atlantic bottlenose dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego, gives superstar actor Mark Wahlberg, a few lessons on how to do a pec dance.

Mark Wahlberg visits with a Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego

Jun 10

Top 3 Reasons You Need to Check Out Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa

by Staff

Summer Nights at Busch Gardens are even more intense than ever before. There's more contemporary entertainment (Black Eyed Peas style anyone?), more special effects (as if SheiKra could be any more intense?) and more reasons to say and play each night. Here is our very official (trust us!) Top 3 Reasons You Need to Check Out Summer Nights in 2010.

1. Busch Gardens goes out with a big, rock-style bang every night!

Jun 02

Top 20 Fan Tips for Visiting SeaWorld

by Staff

We asked our Facebook Fans to post their “top tips” on how to most enjoy a day at SeaWorld. And we were thrilled with the response. These 20 tips below were some of our favorite posts, verbatim from our Fans who know the park best. We hope you'll find them helpful - and for more insider tips, visit Facebook.com/SeaWorld.

1) Do your research and do the backstage interactive experiences. We did the Arctic Experience and there is nothing like feeding a walrus or kissing a whale. Incredible!

-- Kim P.

May 28

Who Came First? The Attwater Prairie Chicken or Her Egg?

by Staff

Sometimes, the most interesting conservation stories at SeaWorld are the ones that take place behind-the-scenes. One of the most interesting is our efforts to help a native Texas species, the Attwater's Prairie Chicken.

Attwater Prarie Chicken

May 26

Travel Tips for Central Florida Memorial Day Weekend

by Staff

According to AAA, more than 31 million Americans are expected to travel Memorial Day Weekend. And many are headed to Central Florida. With that in mind, it's only fitting to share some basic travel tips to make the most of your vacation.

1) Plan ahead
Visit seaworld.com or buschgardens.com to map out your favorite rides, look up show times and plan your day. Make sure everyone plays a role in the planning by encouraging family members to pick their top 3-5 things they want to experience.

May 17

Baby Lemurs Born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

by Staff

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed two endangered baby red-ruffed lemurs on April 21. The babies can be viewed by guests in Jambo Junction, where they reside with their mother and father, Maditra and Bozeny.

May 13

Sea Otter Protection Program in USA

by Staff

An imperiled species, California sea otters continue to struggle due to myriad factors, including poor water quality and a growing human population along our coasts. With support from the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, Defenders of Wildlife is working to protect the struggling sea otter population on California's Central Coast by promoting better water quality in nearshore waters and involving the public in recovery.

Apr 29

Glory at the Gardens Kicks Off with Three Big Names

by Staff

Starting this weekend, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay presents the biggest names in contemporary Christian, gospel and Christian rock music for Glory at the Gardens, a jam-packed festival of music and fellowship, in Gwazi Park.

The festival kicks off on Saturday, May 1, with Dove award-nominee Matthew West as well as Brandon Heath, who won the 2009 Dove Awards for Male Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year, and Jonny Diaz.

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