ORLANDO, Fla. – SeaWorld Orlando is rolling out a week-long celebration of the ocean’s fiercest predators, sharks, beginning July 11.
Guests visiting the theme park will have the opportunity to talk with a shark aquarist during select times, shop merchandise, get up-close to sharks during a behind-the-scenes tour, enjoy shark-inspired drinks or ride Mako, which was recently voted number one roller coaster attraction in the country.
Over at the theme park’s recently remodeled Shark Encounter, guests can learn about sharks in the wild, facts and threats they face. Guests can also come face-to-face with the toothy sea creatures in the park’s 700,000-gallon aquarium.
Get first-hand knowledge and hear from an aquarist who takes care of the park’s sharks daily at 2:15 p.m. at Shark Shallows.
For an additional fee, during the Sharks Up-Close Tour, guests can peer down into the shark exhibit and feed several species of sharks and marine fish. Guests will also have the chance to step up and touch a small shark.
At the Sharks Underwater Grill and Bar, guests can dine in a full-service restaurant among the sharks. SeaWorld Orlando said during the week-long celebration, guests can enjoy a shark-inspired Mako Margarita. The drink includes Patron Silver Tequila, blue curacao, triple sec and lime juice.
After dining and getting up close to sharks, guests can dive deep and go up to 73 mph on Orlando’s tallest and fastest roller coaster, Mako.
SeaWorld Orlando said any guest who spends $75 in purchases at shark-inspired Fins Gifts or Reef’s Treasures will get a free gift with purchase.
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