Dolphins, Sharks and Penguins… Oh My!
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With rare and exclusive glimpses of aquatic animals, super-special and up-close encounters, plus many opportunities to learn something new, you won’t want to miss our behind-the-scenes event at SeaWorld® Orlando. During your first night at Orange Lake Resort, you’ll enjoy a private dinner with an open bar and live entertainment, where you can meet and mingle with other members. Then, rest up and get ready for a “fin”-filled day!
Upon arriving at SeaWorld® Orlando, you’ll enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour where you’ll get to meet and interact with marine life in their respective habitats and learn more about the park’s conservation efforts. See what it takes to be a dolphin trainer and enjoy a private out-of-the-water dolphin encounter. Then, venture into the deep arctic to meet (and pet!) penguins, plus learn about their care before peering into the 700,000-gallon shark tank from above. Finally, you’ll meet some rescued sea turtles and manatees undergoing rehabilitation. After your tour, enjoy a plated lunch at Sharks Underwater Grill® and Bar. And once lunch concludes, you’ll have access to all the thrills the park has to offer!
Transportation will be provided to and from Orange Lake Resort and our experience. Please note some walking will be involved with this event (10 on a scale of 1–10*), which may include stairs.
Call (888) 213-9990 to start booking your VIP Experience!
*For reference, 10 is about 1.5 miles.
**Event price dependent upon whether or not the optional owner update is selected.
Sept. 20–24, 2022
Select meals provided
25% off accommodations
Access to Signature Collection villas
Pricing starting at $200 or 40,000 points per person**
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022 – Check-In & Welcome Party
- 7–9:30 p.m. Welcome Party with dinner and an open bar
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 – Experience Day
- 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of SeaWorld® Orlando, including dolphin, shark, penguin and sea turtle encounters
- 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at Sharks Underwater Grill® and Bar
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 or Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 – [Optional] One-hour personalized owner update at pre-selected date and time. Members will receive a catered boxed meal prior to their owner update.
Check out the day following your owner update.
Participants in the VIP Experience have the option of signing a photo/video release form.
Details subject to change. Final itinerary available upon check-in.
25% Off Accommodations & Signature Collection Access
As a perk of attending this event, we’re offering access to Signature Collection on a first-come, first-served basis, as well as 25% off your reservation, up to one full week.
Please note accommodations are not included in your event pricing and will need to be booked separately. Accommodations at Orange Lake Resort are required in order to participate in this VIP Experience. Ask about accommodations when you book by calling (888) 213-9990.
How To Purchase Your Accommodations
Utilize Membership Points
Take advantage of your vacation ownership to take a unique trip this year! You have the option of booking your experience accommodations with your membership points (depending on how many you own).
Buy Additional Points
Already used your annual points or don’t have enough to cover the event stay? No worries! You can reserve accommodations for this incredible, guided experience by purchasing additional points.
About This Destination
When you’re not out enjoying our guided experience, you’ll have time to explore Orange Lake Resort. We offer a variety of amenities, such as:
- Spacious accommodations
- Seven sun-kissed pools
- Four golf courses and two mini golf courses
- Eight restaurants and dining options
- On-site resort shuttle and more
Learn more about Orange Lake Resort!
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