ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2015) – Kick off the year at SeaWorld Orlando with Wild Days and connect even deeper to the wild and wonderful world we all share. Taking place weekends January 24 through February 8, Wild Days features interactive shows, up-close animal experiences, and the opportunity to meet leaders in the world of animal conservation. Continue reading this press-release for a detailed look at what's included in this special event:
Jan. 24-25: Penguin Lovers’ Weekend
SeaWorld’s Animal Ambassador Julie Scardina returns to host a cool weekend in every sense of the word. Penguin lovers can unite for a refreshingly fun learning experience centered on these feathered friends. Guests will have the chance to meet many amazing animals and hear their compelling stories. Julie will share her story about her lifelong love of animals and the parks’ commitment to wildlife conservation. From 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., guests can continue the celebration at Antarctica: Empire of The Penguin Block Party, featuring a DJ, character appearances and up-close encounters with penguins.
NEW! Jan. 31 – Feb. 1: Generation Nature LIVE with Bindi Irwin
Bindi Irwin will make an appearance to host Generation Nature LIVE, leading a high-energy, fun-filled show for families to enjoy, designed to inspire kids to become “Game Changers for Nature.” Families can play interactive games to uncover their “Nature IQ,” enjoy special appearances by some of SeaWorld’s favorite animal ambassadors, and learn how to make a difference for wildlife.
Exclusive Weekend Packages (Saturday, Jan. 31 Only):
- SeaWorld Orlando Wild Days Picnic features a delicious all-you-care-to-eat barbecue buffet, music, fun and entertainment, such as character appearances and animal interactions. Lunch begins at 12 p.m.
- During the Bindi Irwin VIP Experience, enjoy a private dining area at the Wild Days Picnic, plus get the chance to meet Bindi Irwin. This includes a complimentary family photo and reserved seating at the 3 p.m. show.
Feb. 7 – 8: Jack Hanna Weekend
Join world-renowned animal expert Jack Hanna – also referred to as Jungle Jack – to meet some amazing animals and hear their compelling stories. Jack will also share stories about his travels and personal experiences.
Exclusive Weekend Packages:
- Wake up to a delicious Breakfast with Jack Hanna (available Saturday and Sunday) at Dine with Shamu®. Package includes breakfast at Dine With Shamu, meet-and-greet with Jack Hanna, a complimentary family photo and special reserved seats during the 11 a.m. show.
- Enjoy a savory Dinner with Jack Hanna (only available Saturday) at Dine with Shamu®. Package includes dinner at Dine With Shamu, meet-and-greet with Jack Hanna, a complimentary family photo and special reserved seats during the 3 p.m. show.
NEW – SEA Garden Block Party
During the second and third weekends of Wild Days, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., SeaWorld’s SEA Garden will feature a fun-filled block party that invites guests to dance the day away with high-energy DJs, interactive storytellers, and the opportunity to meet SeaWorld’s whimsical cast of colorful characters. Here, guests can get even closer to SeaWorld’s Animal Ambassadors and learn about their rescue stories.
Learn from the SeaWorld Animal Training Team what it takes to care for animals that call SeaWorld home and how caring for them has helped with the rescue and rehabilitation of other injured animals. Trainer Talks will take place at select locations in the park. Check park maps for times and locations.
Wild Days takes place every Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 through Feb. 8, and is included with park admission, Annual Pass or Fun Card. All shows take place at Nautilus Theater at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.*
The best way to experience this year’s Wild Days is with an Annual Pass. For a limited time, select Annual Passes are buy one, get one free. Annual Pass Members can enjoy unlimited access to all three weekends of Wild Days and all of the amazing special events throughout the entire year, plus the unforgettable animal encounters, world-class thrill rides and family fun found only at SeaWorld.
*Times and talent for each show are subject to change without prior notice. Seating at shows is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.