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SeaWorld's new virtual reality show gets up close with killer whales

SeaWorld's new virtual reality show gets up close with killer whales

Watching killer whales cavort, leap and swim has long been the hallmark of a visit to SeaWorld, but now the San Diego park is taking visitors right into the water with the huge cetaceans — virtually.

DeepSee VR: Orca 360, which opened this month only at the San Diego park, is SeaWorld’s latest foray into virtual reality. The attraction relies on live-action, stereoscopic video that, SeaWorld boasts, has never been seen before and was created just for the virtual reality journey.

There is a $10 charge for the VR experience, on top of admission to the park. Advance reservations are required.

Up to 10 people at a time can be accommodated in a small room called the Simlab,...

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