Take a virtual underwater journey at TurtleTrek and enjoy exclusive perks from Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

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Photo credit: Jason Collier, SeaWorld Orlando Facebook page.

Famous for their epic transoceanic journeys, sea turtles are taking over SeaWorld—and Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is coming out of its shell in celebration. The official Orlando resort hotel partner of SeaWorld encourages you to discover its neighboring attraction’s newest addition, TurtleTrek.

The new TurtleTrek attraction is a unique blend of nose-to-nose animal encounters and state-of-the-art entertainment. Visitors will encounter gentle manatees and sea turtles and then go on a sea turtle’s amazing journey via a hyper-realistic movie inside the world’s first 3-D 360-degree dome theater.

TurtleTrek is SeaWorld Orlando’s newest attraction and features the world’s first 3D 360-degree dome theater experience, plus dozens of live sea turtles and manatees in naturalistic habitats.

The pool at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor.

Guests first visit two massive naturalistic habitats, home to gentle manatees and gliding sea turtles, learning what makes each species so precious. Families then enter a domed theater and what happens next has never before been seen and is a first at any theme park in the world.

Inside the dome, they’ll be surrounded by a hyper-realistic, 3D 360-degree film that takes them on the amazing life journey of a special sea turtle named Nyah. The experience is all around guests and even above them – not just in front of them or only on one screen. It’s this all-new and immersive way of showcasing a sea turtle’s epic adventure that is the heart of TurtleTrek. And for the first time, SeaWorld guests are given a turtle’s eye view of the ocean’s wonders.

TurtleTrek is as inspirational as it is astounding. There’s a call-to-action at the end of the experience: SeaWorld urges guests to join in conserving the world we share. “Do a little, do a lot, but join us and do something to help the world and its animals,” said Brian Morrow, the attraction’s chief designer. “TurtleTrek is about the everyday heroes who can make a difference in nature.”

And there’s even more at TurtleTrek: Families will love competing on the fun (and educational) “Race for the Beach” video game that plays out on massive video screens at the new attraction. And TurtleTrek’s gift shop is unique in the way it continues the attraction’s inspiration and guests will see exactly how a portion of each dollar spent benefits in-the-field research to help save animals.

Starting at TurtleTrek, SeaWorld and all its parks are eliminating plastic gift bags within the next year. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment will be the largest theme park operator to make this commitment. The eco-friendly move will save an estimated 4 million plastic bags per year from both entering landfills and impacting wildlife. SeaWorld routinely rescues marine wildlife such as endangered sea turtles that sometimes mistake plastic bags for a favorite food such as jellyfish.

SeaWorld stretches getaway dollars with values and offers:

SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando – including three theme parks and seven official hotel partners – creates a full getaway experience offering incredible values, exclusive benefits and a location that’s convenient to all Central Florida has to offer. SeaWorld’s other parks in Orlando include Discovery Cove, an all-inclusive swim-with-dolphins resort, and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s waterpark.

There are sought-after benefits to staying with any of SeaWorld’s hotel partners including discounts on shopping and dining, and early entry to the parks on select dates. And “getaway package” options offer values not available anywhere else.

Package options include:

  • Eat FREE All Day – featuring the park’s all-day dining deal FREE with each full-paid admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica
  • FREE child’s admission with each paid adult admission at SeaWorld and Aquatica (limit 2 free kids)
  • And with any hotel package booked, guests who buy 4 nights will receive a 5th night FREE.
  • And as an added bonus, guests who stay in any of seven Official Hotels of SeaWorld also have access to these exclusive benefits:
  • FREE transportation to SeaWorld, Aquatica, Discovery Cove and Universal Orlando
  • Access to the behind-the-scenes look at SeaWorld’s animal rescue team, “SeaWorld Rescue Tour,” free to guests of the SeaWorld Orlando’s official Hotels

To learn more about SeaWorld Orlando or to book a getaway now, go to SeaWorldGetaways.com.

The Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld hotel makes the trek to Florida affordable, with weekend rates starting at $119 for some of the largest hotel rooms in Orlando. For $279 per night, the SeaWorld Orlando package includes two adult single-entry SeaWorld tickets. And because the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is an official hotel partner of SeaWorld, guests also receive exclusive benefits at the theme park inclusive of early entry on select days, complimentary front-of-the-line access, dining discounts and much more!

About Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Dive in and discover a stunning Orlando, Florida, resort hotel, boasting a prime location across from SeaWorld Orlando and near Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld hotel combines the enchantment of America’s favorite playground with imaginative style in an aquatic-themed setting. Revitalize in our state-of-the-art fitness center, retreat to the quiet neu lotus spa, indulge in one of our outstanding restaurants or catch a wave in our brand new water park, R Aqua Zone. It’s all here. Take the plunge.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 407-351-5555 or visit www.RenaissanceSeaWorld.com. To read traveler reviews and compare prices, visit this TripAdvisor page.

Sources: SeaWorld, Renaissance Orlando at Sea World, TripAdvisor

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