Thursday, July 18, 2024

SeaWorld Orlando’s Penguin Trek to open July 7

SeaWorld Orlando announced that the grand opening of its new attraction, Penguin Trek, on July 7, 2024. A family launch coaster like no other, Penguin Trek is located within the all-new Antarctica Realm.

The ride accommodates young riders at 42 inches to the tall thrill-seeker up to 77 inches. After experiencing the air conditioned queue, riders will board unique snowmobile-styled ride cars, embarking on an expedition through the vast and icy wilderness of Antarctica. With two launches and speeds reaching up to 43 mph, the 3,020-foot track winds through both indoor and outdoor environments. Upon disembarking the ride, guests will find themselves in the chilly confines of the penguin habitat.

“We are incredibly excited to unveil our newest addition to SeaWorld Orlando’s outstanding coaster lineup,” said Jon Peterson, President of SeaWorld Orlando. “Penguin Trek offers a unique blend of thrills and education, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the wonders of Antarctica while highlighting our dedication to wildlife preservation and family-friendly fun. We’re looking forward to welcoming families and thrill seekers alike to experience the fun of this incredible coaster.” 

In the new Antarctica Realm, home to the new Penguin Trek, guests can cool off at South Pole Sips, the latest addition to SeaWorld Orlando’s bar scene, offering draft beer, canned selections and frozen cocktails. The beloved Expedition Café has also reopened within the Antarctica Realm, boasting a new diverse menu, from healthy grab-and-go options to dishes inspired by Italian and Asian cuisines. Plus, guests can cool off and enjoy up close encounters with penguins in the expansive penguin habitat.

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