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SeaWorld Podcast Episode 15 - SeaWorld Super Fan meet up and an Interview with Sarah McGuire a Dolphin Trainer

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year.  We are back with episode 15 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast and  we're thrilled to bring you part 2 of our SeaWorld Christmas special, with lots of treats.  We have a recap on our Super Fan meet up at SeaWorld Orlando for the 40th anniversary with an interview with Sarah McGuire the Sr Dolphin Trainer at SeaWorld Orlando, news on two more Super Fan meetups for 2014 in San Diego and San Antonio, and we also have two awesome “Why I love SeaWorld” by two incredible Superfans.  Also on tap for this episode is a reintroduction of our SeaWorld conservation fun spotlight, and we share the latest breaking news from all 3 SeaWorld Parks.

Also as a special treat, this special Christmas episode of the Unofficial Seaworld Podcast we will play the soundtrack to Shamu Christmas Miracles in the background. So buckle up, let's dive in.

If you enjoyed the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast please send us an email to UnofficialSeaWorld@gmail.com or call us at 530-289-6722 or tweet at us at @SeaWorldPodcast @SeaWorldMike @SeaWorldErin @SeaWorldEric

Have a Whale of a Day!


SeaWorld Christmas with Terry Prather - Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 14

We are back with Episode 14 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast, where we take you inside the incredible Christmas offerings at SeaWorld Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio.  We also share breaking news about the show pool at Shamu Stadium in Orlando closing for the first few months of 2014 while they refurbish it, then we talk about the Killer Whale Calf born in San Antonio.  

We talk to the President of SeaWorld Orlando Terry Prather about what the Christmas experience is at SeaWorld Orlando, and we ask him what his favorite part is! 

We also talk to the Director of Animal Training Kelly Flaherty Clark about the new upclose Shamu Experience that will take place while the show pool at Shamu Stadium is closed, and what guests can expect, and why you should plan a visit to SeaWorld Orlando to experience this unique and limited time experience. 

Erin also brings us a special Animal Spotlight for the holidays as she shares the differences between Polar Bears and Penguins, then we talk about what you can expect if you attened the Unofficial SeaWorld Super Fan meet up brought to you by MiceChat on December 15th, 2013.  

If you enjoyed the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast please send us an email to UnofficialSeaWorld@gmail.com or call us at 530-289-6722 or tweet at us at @SeaWorldPodcast @SeaWorldMike @SeaWorldErin

Have a Whale of a Day!

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Ep_14_-_Christmas_Part_1.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 10:38pm PDT

SeaWorld Podcast Episode 13 - Interview with Dennis Wirzman about the Sea of Surprises

Welcome back to Episode 13 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast where your hosts Eric, Mike and Erin are here to share with you that latest SeaWorld news, rumors and inforamtion as we talk about what is happening at all 3 SeaWorld Parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio. 

Since launching the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast in January, we have been making tweaks and changes all year, trying to provide the best possible show, to all you SeaWorld superfans! And after talking to a lot of you, getting some great feedback, we are making some big changes that will result in more breaking news, better news coverage, and hopefully it will be more entertaining to all of our listeners out there! The first big change, is we have asked Erin aka SpacedOutShamu on Twitter to join us as our 3rd host! Erin will be taking a more active role, where she will continue to provide the Animal spotlight, but will also help with the news and commentary

In our interview with Dennis Wirzman the man in charge of Entertainment at SeaWorld Parks, we talk about the Sea of Surprises, the new nighttime Shamu Show, the floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving parade, and the Pasedena Tournament of Rose Parade.  We also learn that the Sea of Surprises has lots of bubbles!

We then talk news from around all 3 SeaWorld parks with Aquaticas in Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego getting new attractions this next year, and especially Aquatica San Antonio getting a new free flight aviary with over 300 birds, 80 different species, and a tropical oasis. 

We also talk about the SeaWorld Super Fan meets that will be taking place at all 3 SeaWorld parks over the next 6 months.  

So sit back, relax and dive into Episode 13 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast with us!

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Eposide_13.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 9:49pm PDT

Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 12 - Why we love SeaWorld

Welcome back to episode 12 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast, in this epsidoe we talk about the History of SeaWorld San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio.  We talk about why we love SeaWorld, and you should love SeaWorld too!

We interview former Dolphin and Orca Trainer Kyle Kittleson who now runs MarineMammalTrainer.com and he shares his journey from a kid in the stands to working with Orcas at One Ocea at SeaWorld Orlando.

We also hear from Super Fans, Hal, Becca and Jaci as they share the reasons why they love SeaWorld and how SeaWorld inspires them.

Erin aka SpacedOutShamu has her animal spotlight on Orcas, and why she loves SeaWorld!

This podcast is dedicated to all the hardworking people who make it possible for millions of people a year experience the SeaWorld parks, connect with animals, and learn how we need to protect our Oceans.


We are back with a big episode, which is our Halloween episode, where we will tak you to SeaWorld San Antonio, and Orlando to look at HowlOScream and Spooktacular.

SeaWorld News & Rumors

General SeaWorld News and Rumors discussed in this episode:

  • We talk about the rumor of a killer whale treadmill
  • We talk about the rumor of a new Shamu Rock Shows
  • We talk about the legal hurdles left before Killer Whale trainers can get back in the water with the Orcas
  • We talk about the float announced for the Macy's Holiday Parade that will tease the Sea of Surprises for SeaWorld's 50th Anniversary

SeaWorld Orlando News and Rumors discussed in this episode:

  • We walk you through the SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular event 
  • We discuss the new waterslide that was announced for Aquatica Orlando
  • And we have a special review of Antarctica by Lee and Tracey from the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast

SeaWorld San Digeo News and Rumors discussed in this episode:

  • We review the Family walk that raised money for the Children's hospital in San Diego.
  • We also discuss the progress of the new entrance plaza

SeaWorld San Antonio News and Rumors discussed in this episode:

  • We discuss the Run for the Fund that just happened that supports the SeaWorld Conservation fund
  • We also look at Howl-O-Scream 
  • We have a special interview with Brian Knowlton from SeaWorld San Antonio, about what it takes to put on Howl-O-Scream every year, and what it is like being lost in the woods, and what you do at a Vampire Bar!

All About Animals

  • We talk to SeaWorld Super Fan Hal aka @SomethinFarNATER 
  • Erin aka @SpacedOutShamu is back with a extra special spooky animal spotlight, on Octopuses
  • We talk about coast to coast animal rescues happening and the amazing amount of animals now returned to the wild.

Explore A Park

  • We take you to SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular as we meet up with our favorite friends from Sessame Street, as they Count Down to Halloween

Please feel free to contact us at UnofficialSeaWorld@Gmail.com or 530-289-6722

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm PDT

Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 10 - Interview with Sea Lion Trainer Catherine Brown and more

Welcome back everyone to the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast episode 10!  That is right we are now in the double digits!  

In this episode we will bring you news from all 3 SeaWorld Parks, SeaWorld Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego, along with an incredible interview with Catherine Brown a Sea Lion trainer at SeaWorld San Antonio, talk to Super Fan Becca, and Super Fan Erin who just came back from Career Camp at SeaWorld Orlando. We also have an animal spotlight on Harbor Seals, some inspring Sea Rescue stories and more!


In this episode of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast we go behind the scenes at Antarctica, we go live on location where SeaWorld returns 4 rescued and rehabilitated Manatees back into the wild.  We also talk to SeaWorld Superfan @GlenC1212 about why he likes SeaWorld.

Eric & Mike also take on the movie BlackFish, and examine what is factually incorrect, and rebute assertions made by the movie about BlackFish. 

SeaWorld Superfan Victoria hosts the first Animal Spotlight segment, giving us an update on the plight of Sea Otters in the wild, and how SeaWorld is helping people get close and protect these endangered animals.

We also end the show with a great Explore A Park segment, where we take you to Shamu Rocks, where you can virtually enjoy SeaWorld Summer Nights with us.  

Please share your SeaWorld stories, news, rumors and trips with us by contacting us!

By Email: UnofficialSeaWorld@gmail.com

By Telephone: 530-289-6722

By Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UnofficialSeaworldPodcast

Have a Whale of a Day!


Unofficial SeaWorld Episode 8 - SeaWorld Summer Nights in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio

Welcome to episode 8 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast!

In this episode, we talk about the amazing Summer Nights offerings at the SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego.  We also talk about news from Antarctica in Orlando, where penguins are now no longer jumping out of the enclosure, so the nets are coming down!  We also look at new offerings at Aquatica in San Antonio, and talk about SeaWorld San Diego's new park entrance under construction, along with the canges to the Cirque De Mar show.

In the end we explore the Sea Lions tonight show, along with some animal rescues in Florida!  So sit back relax, and dive into the Unofficial SeaWorld Pdocast with us!

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_008.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 10:59pm PDT

We are thrilled to bring you episode 7 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast!  In th is episode we discuss the 50th Anniversary Celebration for the SeaWorld Parks, along with the Grand Opening of Aquatica in San Diego, by talking to David Cromwell the Vice President of Aquatica San Diego, and Jenifer Miller, Animal Ambassador for Aquatica San Diego.

We also talk about Sea rescues and returns happening in Orlando and San Diego, where a Dolphin was rescued after being stranded, and a manatee was returned to the wild after being nursed back to health!  

We also talk about rumors of new shows, new rides, and some potential new international SeaWorld parks!  At the end we explore the world famous Shamu Show "One Ocean" 

So sit back relax and dive into the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast with us!

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_007.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 7:48am PDT

Antarctica at SeaWorld Orlando - Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode #6

In the last episode of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast we brought you lots of news about the upcoming grand opening of SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. We follow up on that by bringing you recordings of our live coverage of the grand opening, audio of the experience itself, as well as an interview with Brian Morrow the creative mind behind Antarctica and designer of so many other fantastic SeaWorld attractions. We were thrilled to be able to sit down with Brian and ask him some questions about Antarctica, and Brian teased us with hints of possible upcoming SeaWorld attractions.

We also have the audio of Lauren Alaina singing the attractions theme song live at the grand opening, guest reactions to the experience and our own take on what we thought about Antarctica, so buckle up and let’s get rolling with episode 6 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast!

Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_006.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 6:00am PDT