One of the most invaluable perks at any theme park is the ability to skip long lines — especially on hot summer days. That's why we love utilizing SeaWorld Orlando's Quick Queue option, which gives us hours back in our day and makes any visit to the park that much more enjoyable! Curious to learn more? Keep reading because I'm about to share everything you need to know about this awesome add-on.
The Complete Guide to SeaWorld Orlando's Quick Queue
What Is Quick Queue Unlimited?
Quick Queue Unlimited allows frogs to queue in a separate, much shorter line at participating attractions as many times as they want throughout the day. Just bring your eVoucher to any designated Quick Queue entrance and present it to the attendant. All ride height and safety restrictions apply. Note that some rides such as Kraken have specific Quick Queue rows in their vehicles so access to the front row may not be included.
What Attractions Are Included?
Rides included in Quick Queue Unlimited are:
- Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin (exhibit only)
- Infinity Falls
- Journey to Atlantis
That's just the first tier, though! There's an option to purchase Quick Queue Unlimited AND Reserved Seating at SeaWorld's most popular shows including:
- Dolphin Theater
- Ignite @ Bayside Stadium
- Orca Encounter
- Sea Lion & Otter Stadium
But that's not all! There's a third tier that allows you to add on one-time priority access to Ice Breaker. With this option, you can ride SeaWorld's newest coaster without waiting, in addition to having that coveted unlimited front-of-the-line access on SeaWorld's most popular rides, PLUS taking advantage of Reserved Seating.
Lastly, if you want to come back to SeaWorld again and again, you can purchase Year-Round Quick Queue which grants you unlimited front-of-the-line access to participating attractions — including Ice Breaker — for a whole 365 days!
How Much Is Quick Queue?
Pricing varies by day and tends to be higher during peak times, including weekends, summer and the holiday season. That being said, seasonal prices for Quick Queue Unlimited for guests 3 and up start at $14.99 each. If you want to add on Reserved Seating, seasonal prices for guests 3 and up start at $19.99 each, and if you want to add on Reserved Seating and that one-time ride on Ice Breaker, prices for guests 3 and up start at $29.99 each. Year-Round Quick Queue is $299 each for guests 3 and up. Park admission is required but not included in any of these prices.
Do Other SeaWorld Parks Offer Quick Queue?
Yes! Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island Tampa Bay also offer Quick Queue.
Aquatica offers Quick Queue Unlimited which grants frogs unlimited priority boarding at each of the following slides:
- Ihu's Breakaway Falls
- Kare Kare Curl
- Omaka Rocka
- Reef Plunge
- Riptide Race
- Tassie's Twisters
- Taumata Racer
- Whanau Way
It also offers Quick Queue Unlimited Plus which grants frogs unlimited priority boarding on all the above slides, plus one-time priority boarding on Ray Rush and Walhalla Wave.
Busch Gardens offers Quick Queue which grants frogs one-time, front-of-the-line access on the following rides:
- Cheetah Hunt
- Cobra's Curse
- Congo River Rapids
- Falcon's Fury
- Stanley Falls Flume
Busch Gardens Tampa also offers:
- Quick Queue Unlimited, which grants frogs unlimited front-of-the-line access at all of the above rides
- Quick Queue Unlimited — Plus Iron Gwazi One-Time Ride
- Year-Round Quick Queue, which grants frogs unlimited front-of-the-line access to all the above rides all year long, plus Iron Gwazi
- Quick Queue Junior, which grants frogs one-time, front-of-the-line access to the following rides: Air Grover, Cobra's Curse, Congo River Rapids, SandSerpent, Scorpion and Stanley Falls Flume
Adventure Island offers Quick Queue which grants frogs one-time, front-of-the-line access on the following rides:
- Aruba Tuba
- Calypso Coaster
- Colossal Curl
- Solar Vortex
It also offers:
- Quick Queue Unlimited, which grants frogs unlimited front-of-the-line access to the above rides
- Quick Queue Unlimited + Wahoo! Remix & Rapids Racer, which grants frogs unlimited access to the above five rides, plus one-time access to Wahoo! Remix and Rapids Racer.
- All-Season Quick Queue, which grants frogs unlimited priority access to all of the above rides, plus Wahoo! Remix and Rapids Racer, all year long.
Is Quick Queue Worth It?
While SeaWorld rarely sees two-hour waits that are common at other Orlando theme parks, you can still definitely find yourself waiting over an hour for certain rides — especially the two water rides in the heat of the summer. Wait times in general also tend to get marginally higher during spring break and the holidays. If you're going during any of these peak times, we think Quick Queue is worth it! In the long run, it will end up saving you countless hours during your day and allow you to ride your favorite rides as many times as you want!
If you don't want to purchase Quick Queue ahead of your visit, though, you can always head on over to Guest Services or any of the designated kiosks once you're in the park and purchase it there or go to the SeaWorld Orlando app and purchase it on your phone.
Any Other Tips?
Loose articles, such as cell phones, aren't permitted on any of SeaWorld's coasters. Print out your eVoucher ahead of your visit or go to Guest Services and ask them to print it out. Stuff it in a lanyard pouch so you can easily present it to the team member at any given attraction (and then stuff your lanyard in your shirt before boarding, just to be safe).
Is there anything else you want to know about Quick Queue? Have you used it before? Let us know in the comments below!
Related: Thrill Seeker's Guide to the Florida SeaWorld Parks