Orlando is home to a wide variety of theme parks — Disney World is just one of many!
Those hoping to visit other theme parks in the area throughout their stay typically make a visit to SeaWorld Orlando, located just a short distance away from both Universal and Disney World. Here, guests can experience a wide variety of attractions — from character meet and greets to rides. If you and your crew are headed to SeaWorld, the rides are an important thing to consider — especially if you have little ones. Let’s talk about it!
If you’re considering taking young children to a theme park, it’s no small feat — so props to you! More planning goes into making these trips safe and memorable for little ones, and a lot of that planning is regarding rides and height requirements. So, if you’re curious about which rides at SeaWorld your child can go on, then this post is for YOU!
Without further ado, here is a COMPLETE guide to height requirements at SeaWorld.
Pipeline: The Surf Coaster
This coaster restrains guests while they’re standing for a high-thrill coaster experience.
The minimum height for this ride is 54″, and since it is a standing coaster, the maximum height Is 78″.
This is a moderate-thrill coaster that allows you to soar through twists, turns, and air-time hills.
You must be 48″ tall to ride Ice Breaker.
This is an extreme-thrill coaster that speeds up to 73 miles per hour and takes you up to 200 feet in the air. This coaster features a lot of high speeds and deep dives.
You must be 54″ tall to ride Mako.
This is another extreme-thrill coaster that is themed after the mythological underwater creature. Riders’ feet dangle as they are seated in open-sided seats.
You must be 54″ to ride Kraken.
This extreme-thrill coaster takes riders on a head-first, face-down inverted nosedive!
You have to be 54″ to ride Manta.
This high-thrill water ride is a great ride for families to ride together! You’ll wind your way around fountains, geysers, and waterfalls on a raft.
You have to be between 42″ and 77″ to ride Infinity Falls.
Journey to Atlantis
Journey to Atlantis is another great family-friendly coaster that takes you through watery passage ways and down a deep plunge.
You must be 42″ to ride Journey to Atlantis.
Abby’s Flower Tower
This tower ride located on Sesame Street will take you up in the air in one of Abby Cadabby’s flower pots!
You must be 42″ to ride Abby’s Flower Tower.
Big Bird’s Twirl ‘N’ Whirl
This family-friendly ride will allow you to spin in a nest around Big Bird!
You must be 36″ to ride Big Bird’s Twirl ‘N’ Whirl.
This family-friendly ride will allow you to bounce up and down with Cookie Monster as you drop from way up high.
You must be 42″ tall to ride Cookie Drop!.
Elmo’s Choo Choo Train
This family-friendly ride takes you on a train adventure with Elmo! You’ll see butterflies, caterpillars, and even some Twiddlebugs!
You have to be 36″ to ride Elmo’s Choo Choo Train.
This family-friendly coaster takes you on a “swoop and swivel” ride through Oscar the Grouch’s compost collection, all with Oscar’s pet worm, Slimey.
You must be 42″ to ride Slimey’s Slider.
Super Grover’s Box Car Derby
This family-friendly coaster takes you on a boxcar race with Grover!
You must be 38″ to ride Super Grover’s Box Car Derby.
Sunny Day Carousel
This family-friendly carousel is truly fun for ALL!
There isn’t a height requirement for this ride, as long as those under 42″ are accompanied by an adult 14 or older.
This is a family-friendly leisure ride that takes you up 400 feet to get a bird’s eye view of Orlando.
There’s no height requirement for this ride as long as small ones are accompanied by an adult!
Flamingo Paddle Boats
These family friendly leisure paddle boats are available to ride for $6 per person.
Children must be 56 inches to ride alone, but there’s no height requirement for those riding with a adult.
And there you have it! If you’re considering visiting SeaWorld, you can refer to this list to go ahead and plan out your stops throughout the park. We’ll be sure to keep you updated with more theme park and travel news, so make sure to follow along for more.
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