Military: Free & Discounted Tickets to SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SeaWorld, Busch Gardens & More)

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Through December 31st, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is honoring our Military Men and Women through Waves of Honor, a complimentary program for active military, by offering up 1 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. Simply head over here to register.

To take advantage of this offer, U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman head here and click the Troop ID button to verify your active duty status. Spouse serving abroad? Dependents can also visit the park without their service member by heading here and verifying your direct dependent military status using Troop ID online. Once verified you can print out up to three direct dependent single day admission tickets. Please note, inactive, standby and retired reserve members, military retirees, U.S. Merchant Marine and civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the program.

Qualified service members and veterans can head over here and score 50% off single-day admission tickets (off front gate price). Up to 5 single-day admissions can be purchased in advance to SeaWorld Orlando and SeaWorld San Antonio. This offer is available exclusively online or at participating military bases. This offer is not available at the front gate.

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  1. Jessica

    I love this offer, it is so generous and my husband and I love going! Seaworld & Disney are both so generous with military discounts! It is wonderful.

  2. kim

    Not everyone knows but active and retired military(and a few others check the website) get up to 6 tickets per year of 4 day park hoppers for $174 and you do not have to use all days at once you can split them up how you would like until they expire. You can get them at the MWR, Shades of green resort (on Disney property tell them where you are going and you do not have to pay for parking to buy them) or at Disney world but they charge tax.

    Also universal studios is offering 3 day park to park for the price of 1 for military and retirees.

  3. Sue

    Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has served. You’re the reason I can sit here and write this and I appreciate every moment you spent away from family and friends so that you could keep us safe.

    • Tammy

      Well said, Sue. I totally agree!!!

  4. Cannielle

    We are going to Disneyland at the end of May, I am so happy that we are able to buy a 3 day hopper for $132 each.

  5. Just Me

    Cedarpoint has free weekends for military and VETS !Memorial Day weekend and 4th of July. My husband and I are vets and so we just paid for kids. Also knotts berry farm offers free visits for VETS.

  6. navywife

    next summer we r planning to go Orlando.. so happy for this discounts..I better stared saving for the summer.

  7. Shannon

    I am a travel agent and specialize in Disney and Orlando travel. Disney also offers discounts on most hotels if you don’t want to stay at Shades of Green and they also offer discounts on Disney Cruises from time to time for military. They are usually all great deals and I am very glad they offer them. It’s for retired or active duty including reserves, National Guard and Coast Guard.

    • Shannon

      Should have said that it also includes the reserves etc.

  8. smellyann

    I got all excited about Busch Gardens Tampa (we’re in Miami) until I read retirees are ineligible. Oh well…

  9. JV

    For veterans it’s 30% off in San Antonio, not 50%

  10. Taylor

    Thank you to all who have served! My sister is a veteran and bought me a ticket from this website for a present and I just used it Saturday with no problem! Great deal!

  11. Lucy

    Does this special include Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA?

    • Meg

      It does! We went last summer. I forgot to visit the site ahead of time, but had no problems handing them our military IDs and getting our free tickets from the main ticket counter.

  12. Sarah

    I am so thankful for this program! Being a military spouse is unbelievably hard, especially when your husband is deployed for almost a year to a combat zone and you’re home by yourself with little kids.

    • Sue

      Sarah, thank you for your service as well. I forgot to say this in my above post but thank you to the wonderful, steadfast military families that sacrifice while their loved one is away. Military service men and women and their families are in my prayers. I hope you get have a wonderful vacation and thank you for all that you do.

    • Navywife

      I know what you mean , deployments are extremely hard 🙂

  13. T.

    Anybody else have trouble getting the sesame place one to work? I get a blank page once logged in.

  14. Evan

    Watch the movie Blackfish and then reconsider visiting SeaWorld.

    • Buckeye momma

      You got that sister! Very eye opening! I wouldn’t use a free ticket if I had one

  15. Emily

    Having trouble figuring out how to get a deal for veterans. Advice would be appreciated. Thanks:)

  16. Emily

    Just sent this to my not-so-little little brother! His Minnesota-based unit is actually going to be in Florida for about a month for training soon… hoping he and his army buddies can take advantage of this!

  17. Cammie

    Does this still work? The link says it expired Dec 31, 2014.

  18. Dave Taylor

    I served in the navy and my wife served in the army and we booth are in the coast guard auxiliary for over 15 years and we still go on patrols in fl every weekend and we are turned down for tickets to sea world what a shame this is just another thanks for all of our service to our government . Thanks for nothing sea world
    Dave T

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