SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

     SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
("SeaWorld Entertainment"), a leading theme park and entertainment company,
today announced the pricing of an offering by the selling stockholders
affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. The selling stockholders are
offering 18,000,000 shares of SeaWorld Entertainment's common stock at a price
of $30.00 per share. In addition, the selling stockholders have granted the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,700,000 shares
from the selling stockholders.

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The selling stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from the
offering. No shares are being sold by SeaWorld Entertainment.

The offering is expected to close on December 17, 2013, subject to customary
closing conditions.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint bookrunning managers
and as representatives of the underwriters in the offering. Deutsche Bank
Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup and Wells Fargo Securities
are also bookrunners in the offering. Blackstone Capital Markets, Lazard
Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Nomura, Piper
Jaffray, Drexel Hamilton, LLC and Ramirez & Co., Inc. are acting as
co-managers in the offering.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and
declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This press
release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to
buy the securities described above, nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or
sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus,
copies of which may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co. at Prospectus
Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282 or by telephone at
866-471-2526 or by facsimile at 212-902-9316 or by email at
prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, J.P. Morgan at c/o Broadridge Financial
Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at
866-803-9204, Deutsche Bank Securities at Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street,
New York, NY 10005 or by telephone at 800-503-4611 or by email at
prospectus.cpdg@db.com, BofA Merrill Lynch at 222 Broadway, New York, NY
10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or by email at
dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com, Barclays at c/o Broadridge Financial
Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at
888-603-5847 or by email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, Citigroup at
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY
11717 or by telephone at 800-831-9146 or by email at
BATProspectusdept@citi.com and Wells Fargo Securities at 375 Park Avenue, New
York, NY 10152, Attn: Equity Syndication Department or by telephone at
800-326-5897 or by email at cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.com.

About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and
entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational
experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable its customers to
celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. The Company
owns or licenses a portfolio of globally recognized brands including SeaWorld,
Shamu and Busch Gardens. Over its more than 50-year history, the Company has
built a diversified portfolio of 11 destination and regional theme parks that
are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase
its one-of-a-kind collection of approximately 67,000 marine and terrestrial
animals. The Company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and
other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable
experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests. In addition to its
theme parks, the Company has recently begun to leverage its brands into media,
entertainment and consumer products.

Copies of this and other news releases as well as additional information about
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. can be obtained online at
www.seaworldentertainment.com. Shareholders and prospective investors can also
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and other notices by e-mail by registering at that website.

SOURCE SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.seaworldentertainment.com
Contact: Investor Relations Inquiries - SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.,
855.797.8625, investors@seaworld.com; or Media Inquiries - Fred Jacobs, Vice
President of Communications, Fred.Jacobs@SeaWorld.com