Active Duty Complimentary Admission

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  • Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. 

  • Plus, receive a 50% off discount on a SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card for any qualified service members and veterans including active, retired, honorably separated officers and enlisted personnel of the U.S. military (limit 5).

  • Active duty service member must provide military ID.

  • To take advantage of these offers, click the Troop ID button to verify your active duty status. (Spouses must log-in under the active duty members account in order to take advantage of the dependent tickets.)

  • For additional assistance, please contact us at 1-866-775-4363

For your service and sacrifice, we thank you.

We are proud to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Adventure Island®, Water Country USA®, Sesame Place®, or Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark™ in San Diego for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. Service members and their direct dependents must have a valid active military ID in order to participate. Inactive, standby and retired reserve members, military retirees, U.S. Merchant Marine and civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the program. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reserves the right to terminate the program.

Many of our parks have different hours of operation throughout the season, we encourage you to check the park operating schedule for the park you’re visiting. SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa and SeaWorld San Diego are open year round. Check the schedules for our parks that have seasonal operating hours by selecting: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, SeaWorld San Antonio, Sesame Place, Aquatica San Diego, Adventure Island, and Water Country USA.

Waves of Honor Complimentary Admission Offer

  1. What is this program about? Waves of Honor Complimentary Admission is a tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces including active duty military, reserve soldiers, airmen, Marines, sailors and Coast Guardsmen.
  2. What does it include? Waves of Honor complimentary admission permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Adventure Island®, Water Country USA®, or Sesame Place® or Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark™ in San Diego for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. The offer is valid for one park and one visit only.
  3. Do military retirees qualify? Civilians working for the Department of Defense? Only U.S. active duty military qualify for the Waves of Honor complimentary admission.
  4. Do reservists and National Guardsmen qualify? Certainly. All active and ready reservists and members of the National Guard, regardless of deployment status, qualify.
  5. You offer a total of four free tickets. What if there are more people in my family? You may purchase additional tickets by visiting a base MWR office.
  6. My spouse is serving overseas. Can dependents visit the park without their service member?Yes. You need to verify the active duty members military status using Troop ID online. While, spouses & family members of military personnel can create a Troop ID, the complimentary/discounted tickets are only accessible to those accounts verified as a service member, veteran, or retiree. Once verified you can print out up to three direct dependent single day admission tickets.
  7. But I am a single parent serving overseas. My children are living with a relative. How can my kids visit? The primary caregiver should contact the Guest Relations Department of the park they'd like to visit. They will make accommodations for minor dependents. Proof of military status and deployment is required.
  8. I am service member from an Allied country, does this program apply to me?  No. The Waves of Honor Program only applies to U.S. military members.
  9. What is Troop ID?Troop ID is a credential issued by ID.me that allows verified members of the military community (e.g. Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Military Spouses and Military Family Members) to access programs intended exclusively for members of the military community. Please note that our brand partners may only accept certain subsegments of the military community for any particular offer. By way of example an “Active Duty” Troop ID holder may be eligible for certain offers while a “Military Family” Troop ID holder may not be eligible for that same offer. Learn more here.
  10. What if I am having trouble validating my status with Troop ID?Please contact ID.me by going to www.id.me/faq
  11. Which Internet browser versions does Troop ID support?  Troop ID supports Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer 9 and later versions.

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12. Waves of Honor Complimentary Admission: Valid U.S. military identification reflecting active status and dependent ID(s) required for offer. Non-transferrable and non-refundable. Not for sale. Not valid at Discovery Cove, Aquatica Orlando, or Aquatica San Antonio. Offer not valid for separate ticketed events including Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa and A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place. Not valid with any other discounts, offers and has no upgrade value. Subject to change or cancellation. Limit one complimentary admission per year, per person to one park. Offer expires December 31, 2016.

Complimentary Admission Offer:

Valid U.S. military identification reflecting active status or dependent ID required for offer and must match the name on the eTicket. Inactive, standby and retired reserve members, military retirees, U.S. Merchant Marine and civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the program. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reserves the right to terminate the program. Non-transferrable and non-refundable. Not for sale. Not valid at Discovery Cove, Aquatica Orlando, or Aquatica San Antonio. Offer not valid for separate ticketed events including Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa and A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place. Not valid with any other discounts, offers and has no upgrade value. Limit one complimentary admission per year, per person to one park. This offer is available to active military members from the U.S. only. Offer expires December 31, 2016.

Military Appreciation Offer:

 

Offer only available to active, retired, honorably separated officers and enlisted personnel of the U.S. military, with valid documentation of such status. Civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the offer. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reserves the right to modify or terminate the offer. Offer is non-transferrable and non-refundable. Not for resale. Individual MWR base surcharges may apply. Offer not valid for admissions to SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Aquatica Orlando, Discovery Cove, Adventure Island, Water Country USA, Aquatica San Antonio or Aquatic San Diego. Offer not valid for separate ticketed events including Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Howl-O-Scream Tampa and A Very Funny Christmas at Sesame Place. Not valid with any other discounts or offers. Limit six (6) discounted admissions per eligible individual per visit. Offer available exclusively online or at participating military bases. This offer is not available at the front gate. Offer available through September 30th, 2016 with visit to SeaWorld Orlando through December 31, 2016. Please check the operating schedule as some of our parks are seasonal. Operating schedule subject to change without notice.