Scuba Santa, elves make a stop at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Deck the Seas holiday event runs through Dec. 31

ORLANDO, Fla – SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium is getting festive with the return of its popular underwater holiday event Deck the Seas.

At 1 p.m. every Thursday through Dec. 31, guests will have the opportunity to see and hear from Santa Claus and his elves as they dive alongside hundreds of fish, turtles and sharks.

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SEALIFE Orlando Aquarium

In addition to Santa, guests can hear a reading of the holiday story “Twas the Night before Fishmas.”

Guests can gain a Deck the Seas badge and become a SEA LIFE ranger while participating in a holiday scavenger hunt through the aquarium. Officials said the event is aimed at teaching families about creatures that stay chilly year-around.

SEALIFE Orlando Aquarium

The underwater winter wonderland event “Deck the Seas” is included with admission to SEA LIFE Orlando aquarium, located at ICON Park along International Drive.

For a limited time only, weekday explorers can receive $5 off full price, single day admission to SEA LIFE Orlando or on the purchase of a combo ticket which also includes entry to Madame Tussauds Orlando.

Click here for tickets and information.

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Landon joined News 6 in 2017. He grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated from Southern Illinois University with a bachelors degree in TV and digital media. When he is not at work you can catch him at one of Orlando's theme parks or the beach. Before working at News 6 he worked for stations in Miami and Fort Myers.