View the official press release from Seaworld Orlando:
seaworld’S “OCEAN OF HALLOWEEN FUN” COMES TO LIFE
for Five Weekends in October
ORLANDO, Fla. – (August 2009) – From pumpkin fishes to friendly sea witches, Halloween meets the sea this October during SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular, carving an underwater “fantasea” where children can dance with an ice DJ, play with sea fairies and learn from a school fish.
Included in a single day’s park admission, Halloween Spooktacular begins each day at
12 p.m. October 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 30 and 31, and leaves even the littlest of
trick-or-treaters wide-eyed for the day’s activities ahead.
SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is an ocean full of fun filled with enchanted pathways and charming sea creatures, providing the utmost in family-friendly trick-or-treating. Visit SeaWorldSpooktacular.com for more details.
Spooktacular Highlights Include:
Cookie Decorating Station – Kids and parents alike can create their own Halloween-themed cookies at a special decorating station decked out with Spooktacular loot. The kit – available for a small charge — includes a souvenir lunch box filled with a jumbo sugar cookie, toppings ranging from icing and sprinkles to M&M’S®, and milk or apple juice to wash it all down.
Trick-or-Treat Sea Sweets – Offering more than 3 million pieces of trick-or-treat sweets,
costumed youngsters can search for hidden “sea” treasures using their Spooktacular maps at more than a dozen different stations. Each station features an array of sweet treats, including a variety of candies and healthy choice options like Pretzel Crisps and Chiquita® Mini’s ™ – a sweeter tasting banana that’s just the right size!
Frozen Fun Zone – A DJ will “melt the ice” during a celebration sure to warm up the area with interactive games and activities at Wild Arctic Plaza.
Strolling Entertainment – Gummy Worm Wanda, Salt Water Taffy, and Swedish Fish Suzy are among the 35 fanciful sea creatures that will join the “Spook-tastic” fun, welcoming trick-or-treaters as they stroll through colorful, playful schools of pumpkin fish.
More SeaWorld Halloween Fun:
SeaWorld’s Spooky Spectacular Sleepovers (Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24, from 6 p.m. – 9 a.m.)
Families can snuggle into a spooky slumber surrounded by exotic fish, rays, and sea dragons inside the floor-to-ceiling aquariums at Manta. A pizza dinner and breakfast are also included. Cost is $78 per person or $103 to include park admission for the following day. Program is for children in grades K-5 and their families. For more info, visit www.swbg-adventurecamp.com.
Busch Entertainment Corporation (BEC) operates 10 Worlds of Discovery, including five in Florida — SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove in Orlando, and Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa. Other Worlds of Discovery include the SeaWorld parks in San Diego and San Antonio, Busch Gardens Europe and Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Va. And Sesame Place near Philadelphia. BEC, the family entertainment division of Anheuser-Busch InBev, plays host to 25 million guests each year and employs 26,000 people nationwide. To learn more about the Worlds of Discovery, visit WorldsOfDiscovery.com or call toll-free 1-888-800-5447.
Additionally, BEC created the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund, a non-profit, private charitable foundation committed to supporting wildlife and habitat conservation, research, education and animal rescue programs worldwide. Learn more at SWBG-ConservationFund.org.
View the official press release from Discovery Cove:
Travel Package for Two Blends Outdoor Adventure, Indoor Indulgence
at Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld® and The Mall at Millenia
ORLANDO, Fla. (August 28, 2009) – The magnificent Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld® has created a new travel package for two that features the finer things Orlando has to offer – including deluxe accommodations, swimming with dolphins, relaxing in a tropical paradise, and luxury shopping.
The Discovery Cove Adventure Package includes:
- · Four-day, three-night deluxe accommodations for two at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld, including health club access and complimentary glass of champagne upon check-in
- · Admission for two to Discovery Cove, including a dolphin swim experience and unlimited access to snorkeling, hand-feeding birds and relaxing on pristine beaches, plus complimentary transportation to and from the resort
- · A 14-day pass for two to SeaWorld or Aquatica in Orlando or Busch Gardens in nearby Tampa
- · Complimentary offers at The Mall at Millenia, including valet parking, chocolate at Godiva, appetizer at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro and a make-over at MAC Cosmetics
Stay in the Lap of Luxury at Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld
Excite your senses and renew your spirits at a world class resort, transformed to embrace you in the tranquility of the sea as you embark upon your personal journey of discovery. Boasting a prime location across the street from SeaWorld Orlando and adjacent to Discovery Cove and Aquatica, the Renaissance Orlando Resort expertly combines the enchantment of America’s favorite playground with its own imaginative style. This beautiful SeaWorld Orlando resort provides a winning combination of location, exquisite amenities, and unexpected touches that create an unparalleled experience. Indulge in delectable dining at one of the five fabulous new dining outlets, or enjoy an invigorating Starbucks coffee. The lavish nèu lotus spa offers a luxurious, tranquil venue for complete relaxation. Explore your personal journey of discovery at Renaissance Orlando Resort.
Dolphin Dreams Come True at Discovery Cove
Across from the resort, and in the heart of Orlando, Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive adventure in which guests enjoy the one-of-a-kind opportunity to swim with dolphins, rays and tropical fish and hand-feed exotic birds. Guests enjoy unlimited time in the Tropical Reef, where swimmers will snorkel with thousands of the world’s most colorful underwater species and wade among hundreds of velvety, graceful rays. In a massive free-flight aviary, guests can interact with and hand-feed more than 250 exotic birds – some as tall as four feet. A winding river, sugar-white beaches and resort pool add to the paradise, but the centerpiece of the park, and highlight of the guest experience, is the dolphin interaction. Here, guests get acquainted and play with an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin through hugs, kisses and rubdowns. Then, the adventure culminates in an exhilarating dorsal fin tow through the lagoon area and back to shore – for most guests, a dream come true.
The Ultimate Shopping Experience at The Mall at Millenia
Fulfilling dreams of a different sort, The Mall at Millenia, anchored by Macy’s and Central Florida’s only Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s, offers 150 shops, services and eclectic eateries. This world-class shopping destination offers a dazzling selection of international stores combined with the most in-demand U.S. retailers. Guests will be tempted by Louis Vuitton handbags, Gucci sunglasses, Tiffany & Co. necklaces and Jimmy Choo shoes — all fresh from fashion runways. The Mall at Millenia is further distinguished by its dramatic architecture, innovative uses of water and technology, and exemplary guest-friendly amenities and services.
For information, visit RenaissanceSeaworldOrlando.com; for reservations call 1-888-220-3323 and mention cluster code PKG. Information on Discovery Cove and The Mall at Millenia is available at DiscoveryCove.com and MallatMillenia.com.
**Package rates begin at $938. Must stay three nights on a Discovery Cove package in order to receive the Indulgence Package from The Mall at Millenia. Please note the Discovery Cove Adventure Package is not available for online reservations. Based on availability, taxes not included, package subject to change.
Check out the really cool pictures Seaworld and Discovery Cove sent us:
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