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Current Wait Time
5
Duration
3.0 min.
Type
Roller Coaster, Outdoor
Restrictions
38" or 0.97 meters min. height
Suitability
  • Babies
  • 3+
  • 6+
  • 13+
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Source: Undercover Tourist


About Shamu Express®

Modeled after SeaWorld's famous killer whale, this family-orientated roller coaster will gently thrill you and your children in killer-whale-themed cars. 

Shamu Express is one of the best kid coasters out there; it’s a great one to test how your little ones will react to slightly bigger coasters. And with a really short track, it loads quickly. Still, it’s best to avoid this and all of Shamu’s Happy Harbor immediately before or after a Shamu show.

Lily’s ranks Shamu Express as one of the top 5 Orlando “thrill rides” for little ones. It was one of her and Tad’s first coasters and for those memories alone, we go at least once every trip.

Shamu Express is an outdoor roller coaster located in Shamu’s Happy Harbor at SeaWorld. The duration of the ride is about 1½ minutes. Each row on the coaster seats two people; each row has a lap bar restraint. Guests must be at least 38 inches tall to ride. Guests between 38 inches tall and 41 inches tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion at least 14 years old to ride. Guests 41 inches in height or taller may ride unaccompanied.

Guests using wheelchairs should enter the exit and must be transferred into the ride vehicle.  Please see the Team Member at the load platform with any questions.  In addition, guests traveling in ECV’s should transfer to the courtesy wheelchair provided at the exit of Shamu Express prior to going up the ramp.

Source: Undercover Tourist

The first ever successful killer whale birth at a zoological park took place at SeaWorld on Sept. 23, 1985. This first calf’s name was Kalina.


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