Summer of Mako is well underway at SeaWorld Orlando and the event is all the buzz throughout the park! A great promo is this huge map showing off all the great places on one of the gates near the front of the park!
If you want a handheld version be sure to pick up this handy guide:
As you can see from the map, the event not only highlights the new things, but the current trainer talks and animal educators as well. Our spoiler ridden highlights of the scavenger hunt are at the bottom of the post for those who want the surprise of the activity, so first let’s get to some of the food and beverage highlights!
The Mako cookie is a great taste available at multiple locations around the park:
The Coca-Cola Freestyle flavor exclusive to SeaWorld Orlando, Mako Blast is a great orange-ish flavor to try at all freestyle locations around the park:
You can get free refills of the above flavor and all Coke products with the purchase of a Mako souvenir cup. I just love the purple color:
If you’re in the mood for a smooth, new brew, be sure to try the Mako Red Ale at Spice Mill, Terrace BBQ, or Mama’s Pretzel Kitchen:
In our recent Sharks Underwater Grill Review, we showed a specialty drink menu that comes with a Mako glass included. Pictured below is the Ocean Lava drink:
SPOILERS ZONE BELOW!!! STOP READING HERE IF YOU WANT TO BE SURPRISED WITH THE EXPERIENCE!!!
First up in our spoiler zone, is Join The Frenzy where you can find some of the longest, tallest, and fastest things at SeaWorld and some are where you least expect them:
Finally onto the scavenger hunt around the park. It is text-based so you start by texting #Mako to 21212 and from there we’re off!
Our first stop was Stingray Lagoon:
Next up we we’re on to the all new Shark touch tank in the Relaxation Station next to Wild Arctic:
In our 3rd and final stop we ventured past Mako to the Shark Wreck Reef entrance area sign to find our conclusion:
After finishing the challenge we were directed to the Sea Rescue store to receive our prize:
In addition to the card SeaWorld also donates $1 in your name to the SeaWorld Busch Gardens Conservation Fund which makes the challenge worth doing everyday you’re in the park. Also of note, there is no time limit on this challenge so you can do it causally throughout your day in the park!
Here’s a video highlight of our adventures:
Also be sure to check out Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up the Night, the nighttime Shamu show returning for another summer!
Thanks for following along with us on the Summer of Mako highlights. Be sure to make it our to SeaWorld Orlando for this awesome event with lots to see and do and don’t forget about the coaster the event is named after:
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