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Is dine with Shamu worth doing?

Discussion in 'SeaWorld/Discovery Cove/Aquatica' started by luvthemansion, Jan 12, 2009.

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    Hiya , has anyone tried the dining package or point me to a trip report? we loved the shamu show last time and would pay the extra if its worth it
     
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    We did it a few years back and really enjoyed it. The food is buffet and there is so much choice - unlimited Bud was also available. The dining area is behind the main theatre. During the meal there is a talk by one of the trainers and Shamu and friends swim upto the barriers where you are seated with good photo opportunities.
     
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    We've done this twice and it was a great way to see the Shamu family up close. There are dining tables set up around a pool behind the Shamu Stadium and the food is a buffet and usually good quality. There's a whale swimming around and a trainer gives you a talk which interesting. There are some jumps out of the water and some close ups and at the end a trainer is on hand to answer any of your questions.
     
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    We enjoyed as well :yes: Big tip though is to book as early as possible because seating is allocated on a 'first booked better seating' policy. The earlier you book the more likely you are to have seating next to the pool although that said there are only a couple of rows so it's not a major problem.
     
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    WE did it in 2007 and loved it.
    There are some pictures in my trip report. :)
     
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    We did it in 2006 and the kids loved it. Buffet was good but to see the whales that close is amazing.
     
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    How far in advance can you book this? Is it 90 days like ADR?
     
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    I have just booked for August.

    I think it just depends when they release dates and update their site.

    Might be worth a look now.
     
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    They are currently taking bookings up to 6th September.
     
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    Just looked, they appear to be taking bookings upto the 1st week of September. I need October so I guess I will check again in a couple of weeks.
     
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    Oops, really should refresh before replying!!
     
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    Any of you guys who have done this, I'd love some reviews for my animal guide :yes:
     

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