Texas Attractions



Texas attractions are listed below in alphabetical order.


SeaWorld San Antonio

SeaWorld San Antonio is the world's largest marine education and adventure theme park and is part of the Busch Entertainment Corporation family of companies.

The 250-acre park features 6 rides, world-class shows, animal encounters and exhibits and the Lost Lagoon Water Park. It ranks among Texas’s top 5 most popular attractions.

Animal exhibits at Sea World San Antonio include “Penguin Encounter”, home to more than 200 penguins and the “Seal and Sea Lion Community”, home to California sea lions, otters and the endangered Hawaiian monk seals. “Dolphin Cove” allows guests to touch and feed bottlenose dolphins. Food can also be purchased to feed the flamingos at “Flamingo Cove” and the various exotic birds at the “Aviary Habitats”.

The “Sharks/The Coral Reef” exhibit allows guests to view an assortment of different sharks in a 450,000-gallon habitat. The nearby 300,000-gallon “Coral Reef” setting features thousands of tropical fish from around the world. Moray eels also reside in a separate area within this habitat. Guests can also visit the world famous Anheuser-Busch mascots at the “Clydesdale Hamlet” and the reptilian residents of “Alligator Alley”.

The “Interaction Programs” allow guests to get in the water and interact with Beluga whales and sea lions. There are also several behind-the-scenes tours which allow guests to interact with dolphins, penguins, sea lions and monk seals without getting wet.

This Texas theme park also includes incredible shows like "Believe", featuring choreography between the killer whales, trainers and beautiful music.

Other popular shows include the western themed animal show, “Waggin’ Tales” and a comedy show starring sea lions and otters called “The Cannery Row Caper”.

“Viva!” is a fascinating show that combines the talents of high divers, aerialists and swimmers with dolphins and Beluga whales.

Guests can also enjoy some daredevil waterskiing at the “Rockin’ Ski Party” show or the “Pirates 4-D” movie.

Thrill rides include two world-class roller coasters: “The Great White” inverted coaster and the 65-mph hypercoaster, ”Steel Eel”. Other rides include the “Journey to Atlantis” water coaster, the “Rio Loco” river raft ride and the “Texas Splashdown” log flume ride. Guests can also ride the “Shamu Express” family coaster.

Shamu’s Happy Harbor is 3-acre playground paradise with water play areas, climbing nets, slides and a giant schooner in the harbor complete with water cannons. Guests can also play a variety of midway games and win prizes at “Boardwalk Games”.

Lost Lagoon Water Park at SeaWorld San Antonio features the huge “Wave Wash Pool” and the “Castaway Cruisin”” lazy river. Slides include the “Sky Tubin”” water slide and the four water slides of “Buckaroo Mountain”. The “Activity Pool” is a shallow pool that features waterfalls and geysers and a family slide tower.

"Splash Attack" fun house is a three-story water playground for the younger guests while “Lil’ Gators Lagoon” is a water play area just for the little ones. Admission to the Lost Lagoon Water Park is included with theme park admission.

SeaWorld San Antonio offers a variety of ticket options and is open March through December with varying operating hours and days. Visit our Travel Deals page and start planning your next trip today.

Busch Entertainment Corporation also is offering all active duty and ready reserve members of the service one day's free admission along with up to three direct dependents to SeaWorld San Antonio or one of BEC's other parks. If you qualify for the Here's to the Heroes program, please visit www.herosalute.com.

For more information on this Texas theme park and water park, please contact:

SeaWorld San Antonio
Lost Lagoon Water Park
10500 SeaWorld Drive
San Antonio, TX 78251
800-700-7786
www.seaworld.com



Six Flags Fiesta Texas & White Water Bay

Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a 216-acre theme park and water park located within an old quarry in northern San Antonio.

It features 36 rides and numerous attractions spread out among five themed areas that are designed to reflect the heritage and culture of the Lone Star State.

Each area features award-winning shows, attractions, food and rides related to its particular theme along with meet and greet opportunities for favorite LOONEY TUNES characters.

Guests enter this Texas theme park through Entry Plaza and travel to the five themed areas within the park listed below.

Los Festivales is located near the entrance to the park and features the culture and architecture of Mexico. It includes the 20-story high “Boomerang” super coaster and will soon welcome the parks’ newest thrill ride, the “Goliath” inverted steel coaster, in Spring 2008. Guests can also enjoy the “Teatro Fiesta” musical show.

Spassburg is pays homage to the German influences on the state and features the floorless “Superman: Krypton Coaster”, which is the largest steel coaster in the Southwest. Family rides include the “Kinder Wagen” and “Steingasse” bumper cars,” Bugs’ White Water Rapids” and the “Der Rollschuhcoaster” kid coaster. Smaller guests can also take a ride on the “Mini Tea Cups”, the “Kinderbahn” cars or the “Der Fliegenzirkus” planes. The Spassburg area also includes live shows at “Sangerfest Halle”.

Fiesta Bay Boardwalk features a number of attractions including “Tony Hawk’s Big Spin” coaster and the spinning “Frisbee” ride. It is also home to the 90-foot “Crows Nest Ferris wheel” and the “Thunder Beach Raceway Go-Karts”. Guests can board the “S.S. Overboard” boat ride or blast ghosts in the Haunted Mansion on the “Scooby-Doo Ghostblasters”. The “Little Castaways” tea-cups and the “Waverunner” scrambler ride can also be found on the Boardwalk.

Rockville has a 50’s rock-n-roll theme and includes the “Poltergeist” thrill coaster and the “Scream” free-fall tower ride. Kids will enjoy the“Motorama Turnpike” and “Daffy’s School Bus Express”. Other rides include “Taz’s Tornado”, “The Hustler” and “The Power Surge” water ride.

Crackaxle Canyon is fashioned after an early Western town and is where guests can board a train at “The Whistle Stop” and take a round-trip tour of the theme park. The “Road Runner Express” coaster, “Wagon Wheel” and “The Gulley Washer” river ride can also be found here. Younger guests can take a ride on the “Foghorn Leghorn’s Barnyard Railway”,“Yosemite Sam’s Wacky Wagon” Ferris wheel and the “L’il Bronco Buster” mini free-fall ride. Guests can also stop by and enjoy a live show at the “Sundance Theater” and end the day at the park with the “Lone Star Spectacular” fireworks show high above the canyon.

White Water Bay water park can also be found at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Admission is included with Fiesta Texas theme park ticket and features over a dozen rides and attractions, including the massive one-of-a-kind wave pool, “Lone Star Lagoon”, shaped like the State of Texas.

Thrill slides include the “Whirlpool”, “Twister” and “Big Bender”.

Other attractions include the huge raft ride, ” Tornado” which blasts guests down a 132-foot long tunnel and drops them 75 feet into the mouth of a six-story funnel.

Family rides include “The Mine Shaft” and the “White Water Canyon” river ride. Also for families and kids are the “Texas Treehouse” is a family activity pool with interactive water features and the various slides and activities of “Splashwater Springs”.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas offers a variety of ticket options and is open seasonally with varying operating hours.

For more information on this Texas theme park and water park, please contact:

Six Flags Fiesta Texas
17000 IH-10 West
San Antonio, TX 78257
210-697-5050
www.sixflags.com



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