Free Admission for Preschoolers

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Limited time offer: Kids 5 and younger can enjoy FREE admission to SeaWorld and Busch Gardens throughout all of 2017 with the Pre-school Card. There’s never been a cooler time to be a kid!

Must register online. Not available at the park. 
Register your child for the Preschool Card online by June 27, 2017.  To register, select 2017 SeaWorld Orlando Preschool Card on the right side of this page.

Redeem your Preschool Card by visiting any SeaWorld or Busch Gardens ticket window and present:

  • Your registration confirmation
  • Your child's birth certificate or travel passport
  • Your Florida resident ID

 

* Florida residents only and must bring proof of residency to redeem. Valid only at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for children 5 years old and younger at time of redemption. Unlimited admission through 12/31/2017. The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Preschool Card offer is not available at the park. Advance online registration is required. Must register by June 27, 2017. Only the child’s parent/guardian may register online. Does not include free parking, separately-ticketed events or other discounts. Bring registration confirmation and valid form of ID (a copy of a certified birth certificate or travel passport) to the ticket window at SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. School ID’s or children’s security ID’s will not be accepted. Parent/guardian does not have to be present to redeem Card, however friend/family member would need to present the required documents listed above. Not valid for student groups/field trips. Offer valid for a limited time and subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice.

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 ShamuExpress3_460x345  Shamu Express

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 SwishyFishies_460x345  Swishy Fishies

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2017 SeaWorld® Orlando & Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay Preschool Card

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Preschool Card?

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens are delighted to offer the 2017 SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Preschool Card. This FREE card grants kids ages 5 and younger complimentary admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay through December 31, 2017.

Who is eligible?

The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Preschool Card is available for kids who are Florida residents and are 5 years old and younger at the time of redemption at the park.

My child is 5 this year, turning 6. Am I still eligible?

As long as your child is 5 years of age on or before the date you redeem the Preschool Card for your first visit to the park, your child is eligible. 

Do I have to be a Florida resident?

Yes. We want to offer our neighbors who are 5 and younger unlimited access in 2017 to all that our parks have to offer. This gives Florida residents the chance to experience all of the wonderful family-friendly attractions and events at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens.

What kind of identification do I need to provide?

Valid identification includes a copy of a certified birth certificate or a travel passport. Please note that school IDs or children security IDs will NOT be accepted.  Parents/guardians should have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address. 

How long is the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Preschool Card valid for?

The card is valid through December 31, 2017.

When do I have to register by?

You must register your child, which can ONLY be done on the SeaWorldOrlando.com or buschgardenstampa.com website, by June 27, 2017. Once redeemed, the Preschool Card is valid through December 31, 2017.

Is it available at other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment parks?

You have the option to add Aquatica® Orlando or Adventure Island® to your SeaWorld Orlando & Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Preschool Card for an additional charge at time of registration.  Upgrade is only available until June 27, 2017 and only available online.

How do I register?

Visit SeaWorldOrlando.com/PreschoolCard or BuschGardensTampa.com/PreschoolCard and add your desired product to cart. Proceed through checkout and print your confirmation page. Bring the confirmation page to the front gate ticket window at SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Zone B), along with a valid form of identification (birth certificate or travel passport - see below) that proves the child’s date of birth.  Parents/guardians should have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address.

Where do I receive the Preschool Card?

This offer is not available at the front gates. You MUST register your child online before you get to the park. You can redeem your e-ticket at any ticket window at SeaWorld Orlando or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.  Parent/guardian does not have to be present to redeem the card, however friend/family member would need to present all of the required documents.