Mon, 23 December 2013
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!
Direct download: SeaWorld_Podcast_Ep_15_-_Super_Fan_meet_up_and_interview_with_Sr_Dolphin_Trainer.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 11:12pm PDT
Mon, 9 December 2013
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
Sun, 24 November 2013
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
Mon, 11 November 2013
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.
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_012_-_Why_we_love_SeaWorld.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 8:19pm PDT
Mon, 7 October 2013
Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 11 - Interview with Brian Knowlton from SeaWorld San Antonio Howl-O-Scream and Spooktacular
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:
SeaWorld Orlando News and Rumors discussed in this episode:
SeaWorld San Digeo News and Rumors discussed in this episode:
SeaWorld San Antonio News and Rumors discussed in this episode:
All About Animals
Explore A Park
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
Mon, 2 September 2013
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!
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_010_-_Sea_Lion_Trainer_and_SeaWorld_News.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 10:58pm PDT
Sun, 4 August 2013
Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 9 - BlackFish the movie rebuttal and behind the scenes at Antarctica
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!
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_9_-_BlackFish_and_Antarctica.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 8:45pm PDT
Tue, 9 July 2013
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
Sun, 16 June 2013
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
Tue, 28 May 2013
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
Mon, 13 May 2013
We are excited to bring you episode 5 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast. This month we have two exciting podcasts for you; this podcast which is pre-Antarctica, where we talk about all the latest news, rumors, and construction updates about Antarctica, and a second one that will be post launch of this marvelous addition to the SeaWorld attraction family.
Featured in this episode we are thrilled to have as guests two very exciting people who we have managed to get exclusive interviews with; the first is with SeaWorld Orlando’s VP of Culinary Operations and the second exciting interview is with the Assistant Curator of Birds.They will be tantalizing us with delicious hints of the new food treats to come with the opening of Antarctica, as well as giving us insights and fascinating facts about penguins, the heroes of SeaWorld Orlando’s newest and most innovative ride to date, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins.
We also have Joseph Taylor discussing SeaWorld San Diego, including updates on upcoming shows and construction news. Of course we also cover animal rescues this month, including the rescue of an adorable Manatee pup in Florida and the most recent updates on the record numbers of rescued Sea Lion’s this year.
Let’s get started with this latest addition of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast:
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_005.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 6:57am PDT
Mon, 22 April 2013
Welcome back everyone to episode 4 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast! We have a lot of news this month, and a lot to cover in animal rescues, as the West Coast’s sea lion emergency continues with record amounts of sea lion rescues.
Included in this month’s podcast we have coverage of SeaWorld’s recent successful launch onto the New York Stock Exchange, with commentary from SeaWorld CEO James Atchison. We also have trip reports, show reviews, news on the Just For Kids Festival at SeaWorld San Antonio, updates on coming attractions, news about old shows and new, and a continued countdown to the opening of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
Last, but certainly not least, we have a thrilling journey in store for you as you listen to the audio track of Viva La Musica, an amazing festival in SeaWorld Orlando.
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_004.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 8:33pm PDT
Tue, 26 March 2013
Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast Episode 3 - Interview with Brian Morrow and Sea Lion Rescues in San Diego
Hello everyone, we are thrilled to bring you episode 3 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast where we talk about all the latest news, rumors, rescues, history and more about your favorite SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio.
In this epsidoe we have an incredible exclusive interview with Brian Morrow the creative mind behind Manta, Turtle Trek 4-D and Antartcia: Empire of the Penguins, about his creative process, what research SeaWorld conducted before building Antartica, and what the emotional journey will be!
We also discuss troubling marine mamal news on both Coasts where Manatees in Florida have been dying, and Sea Lions in California are beaching themselves in record numbers, and we discuss how SeaWorld's Rescue teams, and the Hubb-SeaWorld Research teams are helping with these tragedies.
We also invite you to explore the park with us, as we listen to Clyde and Seymore Take Pirate Island. So sit back relax, and dive in!
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_003.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 6:00am PDT
Mon, 18 February 2013
Welcome back everyone to episode 2 of the Unofficial SeaWorld Podcast! On this episode you will notice the format has been tweaked just a bit to make the podcast flow better, and you’ll also notice a bigger focus on animals as animal rescues have their own segment now.
This month we have confirmed rumors to update you with as well as some new rumors that have surfaced about new shows possibly coming to the parks, changes to existing shows and more. Eric and Mike also discuss the controversial Blackfish film, made famous by its debut in this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Also in this month’s podcast we have a very special announcement concerning the construction of SeaWorld Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin!
Last, but certainly not least, we have a thrilling journey in store for you as you listen to the entire audio track of the magical Turtle Trek 4-D. So tune in for all this and much more!
Direct download: Unofficial_SeaWorld_Podcast_Episode_002.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 1:50pm PDT
Sat, 26 January 2013
What's new and what's news at the SeaWorld parks? Find out on the Unofficial SeaWorld podcast. Meet Eric and Mike, your hosts for this journey into liquid space.
Direct download: Seaworld_Podcast_episode_1_final.mp3
Category:Travel and Places -- posted at: 9:13pm PDT