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  • Art Kramer | July 11, 2016 5:26 PM ET

    Aquatica Orlando's Cool Summer Party Returns

    Aquatica Orlando's Cool Summer Party Returns

    PHOTO: Island Nights at Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark, is both hot and cool. (Courtesy SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment

    Beat the Central Florida heat this summer as Aquatica®, SeaWorld’s Waterpark®, offers another way to cool off with Island Nights presented by Coca-Cola®.

    Taking place every Friday and Saturday night through August 6, guests can enjoy an evening celebration of summer with a special Island Nights soundtrack, extended park hours, a daily happy hour from 5 p.m. to park close, an evening menu sizzlin’ with flavor at Waterstone Grill and an evening kick-off party with a DJ and dancers. Event included with park admission to Aquatica.

    READ MORE: Summer Festivities at SeaWorld

    Summer Festivities Include:

    Evening Party: As the temperature cools down, the fun kicks off.  At 5 p.m., the DJ drops the first beat with a burst of water over the crowd marking the start of Island Nights. Park goers can enjoy the atmosphere all evening long with the Island Night’s dancers or enjoy the tunes broadcasted throughout the park while hitting the slides.

    Extended Hours: As part of Island Nights, park guests can enjoy extended hours every Friday and Saturday night with the park closing at 8 p.m.

    Happy Hour and Special Offers: After 5 p.m., select food locations in the park will offer $2 off beer and wine; and half-price Refillable Souvenir Cups. 

    Sizzlin’ Island Flavors: Waterstone Grill features an Island Nights exclusive menu featuring a mojo pork sandwich and pineapple burger. Banana Beach will offer Hawaiian pizza, curry meatballs and pigeon pea rice. 

    Ihu’s Breakaway Falls: Experience Orlando’s tallest, steepest, and only multi-drop tower slide of its kind as the sun sets across the Orlando skyline. After climbing 80 feet into the air, guests step into one of three breakaway boxes anxiously waiting to see who will drop next as part of this wild ride.

    Best Way To Play:

    Guests can enjoy Island Nights for just $38 when they buy their tickets in advance online, a $20 savings off of general admission. Guests can also visit both Aquatica and SeaWorld for only $99 with the Choose Your Adventure two-parks ticket option.

    New this year, guests can ride more slides and save time with Quick Queue at Aquatica. With Quick Queue, guests can skip the regular lines and enjoy front-of-the line access to six of the most popular water-slides including Ihu’s Breakaway Falls, Taumata Racer and Omaka Rocka. Quick Queue is available online for as low as $15.

    From high-speed water slides and exhilarating wave pools, to tranquil beaches and remarkable animal habitats, Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark has it all. This one-of-a-kind waterpark is home to some of the world’s most thrilling water rides, featuring 42 slides, rivers and lagoons, and 84,000 square feet of sparkling white, sandy beaches and breathtaking animal exhibits.

    For more information, park hours and to purchase tickets, visit Events and times are subject to change. Follow Aquatica on Facebook and Instagram for the latest Island Nights information. Join the conversation with #Aquatica and #IslandNights.

    This piece was previously published on SeaWorld's corporate blog. 


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Art Kramer SeaWorld Cares

Art is a veteran travel writer.
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