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SeaWorld Orlando Sights

Dolphin Plunge

  • Amusement Park/Water Park
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 04/30/2014

Fodor's Review

Thanks to the presence of Commerson's dolphins in the broad bay near the base of this attraction, this has become Aquatica's signature experience. The beginning of the ride is similar to that of other slides within the park. You whiz swiftly through an enclosed tube for about 250 feet, a long stretch that immerses you in darkness before the tube suddenly turns crystal clear. This clear shot affords a fleeting glimpse at the water that surrounds you, which happens to be

the very same pool where the dolphins (which look like mini-killer whales) swim. You have to look fast to see them, though, because a split second later you're making your splashdown at the end of the line. In fact the best view of the dolphins may be from the walkway outisde the ride or through an underwater pane of acrylic glass at the grotto. Keep an eye on the line, and step up when it's light—likely very early or late.

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Sight Information


SeaWorld, Florida, 32821, United States

Sight Details:

  • Duration: 1 min. Crowds: Absolutely. Audience: Tweens and Up. Height minimum: 48 inches.

Updated 04/30/2014


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