Busch Gardens Tampa & Adventure Island Discounts

Check out this discount page for the latest discounts offered by Busch Gardens and Adventure Island before you visit the Tampa Bay and Orlando area.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Discounts

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay attractions are a must-do for anyone looking for one of the best places to visit in Florida. Busch Gardens features an extensive collection of roller coasters, making the park Florida’s thrill ride leader. Busch Gardens also offers world-class shows that provide entertainment for all ages and state-of-the-art animal habitats which are home to more than 12,000 animals.

Dining Discounts

All Day Dining Deal

Busch Gardens Tampa offers an All Day Dining Deal available for purchase online. Get up to 1 entree platter, 1 Side Item or Dessert, and 1 Fountain Soft Drink, Iced Tea or 20 oz. bottled water each time through the line. Child’s Price includes Kids Meal entrees only. Annual pass members can receive 10% off the All Day Dining Deal.

Prices
Adults (ages 10 & up) $39.99 + tax
Kids (ages 3-9) $19.99 + tax

Participating Restaurants

Redeem one meal every hour from the following restaurants.

  • Zagora Café
  • Serengeti Overlook Café
  • Sheikra Eats
  • Bengal Bistro
  • Dragon Fire Grill
  • Zambia Smokehouse

 

Park Ticket + Eat Free All Day

Available for purchase online or at the admission gate, this ticket is just as it sounds. One day admission to Busch Gardens Tampa plus the All Day Dining Deal during your visit. This ticket is a great way to save, especially when purchasing online. The multi-park + dining deal include entry each day into the park of your combination choice and the perks fo the dining deal for each day you visit. The dining deal is valid for 1 person per ticket.

1 Park + Eat Free All Day
At the Gate – $149.98 + tax
Online – $109.99 + tax

2 Park + Eat Free All Day
At the Gate – $229.97
Online – $154.99

3 Park + Eat Free All Day
At the Gate – $289.96
Online – $189.99

More Great Dining Discounts

  • AAA Members can get a discount on admission when purchased in advance either in person or online and save 10% at select dining locations in the park.
  • Facebook Visit Busch Gardens Facebook Deals page to see if any special food discount coupons are available for your visit. Sample deals may include:
  • FREE All-day dining deal when you purchase a single-day ticket
  • Buy One Get One Snacks not included in the dining deals
  • Buy One Get One Beer and wine

Single Day Admission Discounts

Military Discounts include complimentary admission to the park. This offer is good for 1 visit per year, plus 3 dependents of any active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, an National Guardsmen. Valid military ID must be shown at the gate.

AAA Members can show their cards at the gates of Busch Gardens and save $3 off the regular all-day park admission price.

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members can show their card at Busch Garden’s gate and get 20% off a one-day admission ticket for up to 4 people. Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards is free to join, and you can print out your membership number immediately, accepted by Busch Gardens.

Multi-Park Discounts

A Dolphin Swim Day Ultimate package at Discovery Cove includes access to all signature experiences at Discovery Cove. In addition, unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica during your vacation. For just $25 more, you can add unlimited admission to Busch Gardens Tampa for 14 consecutive days around the date of your Discovery Cove reservation. Visit the Discovery Cove web site for more information.

Orlando FlexTicket Those planning to visit multiple Orlando Attractions can save money with the Orlando FlexTicket.

Online Discounts

There are a number of great ways to save on admission, the easiest way is to purchase your tickets online. Like the dining discounts listed above, purchasing tickets through the official Busch Gardens web page and save big.

Single Park Ticket 
At the Gate – $109.99
Online (same day) – $94.99
Online (3 days advance purchase) – $84.99

2 Park Ticket
At the Gate – $149.99
Online (same day) – $104.99

3 Park Ticket
At the Gate – $169.99
Online (same day) – $119.99

Florida Residents can often get special discounts on Busch Gardens’ web site. Web site purchases are limited to those with a credit card with a Florida billing address. To purchase, select “Florida Resident Offers” tab on Busch Gardens’ web site. In addition to the purchase requirements, a Florida ID is required to enter the park.

College students with an International Student Identity Card (ISIC) membership can get 15% off an admission ticket to Busch Garden’s when purchasing through the ISIC web site.

Other Discount Programs

American Express Membership Rewards Points are redeemable for Busch Gardens’ tickets.  This Ticket is good for two visits to any of the following parks: SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island Tampa Bay.

Hilton Honors Entertainment Rewards Cash in your Hilton Honors points for a single day admission to Busch Gardens Tampa.

Active & Retired Military & DOD Employees of DOD and active & retired military can obtain discounted Busch Gardens’ tickets through their military base MWR offices and Shades of Green, located on Walt Disney World property. There is also no tax on these tickets.

Annual Pass Discounts

Annual Passes for just Busch Garden, as well as 2-Park and 3-Parks, are available. Passes include SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and Aquatica in any combination are available.

Senior Discount, Specially priced passes, are available for Seniors (65+).

EZpay Florida Residents can take advantage of EZpay, a monthly payment service that splits up your total into 12 easy payments.

Online All of the Annual Passes are available for purchase online at a discounted rate for a two-year period. See Busch Garden’s web site for more info.

Adventure Island Discounts

Adventure Island is seasonal attraction located across the street from Busch Gardens that typically opens in mid-March and closes full-time in early September. Operating on weekends only for most of September & October. This 30 acres water park includes corkscrew slides, waterfalls, a giant wave pool, a rambling river, in addition to other family attractions.

Dining Discounts

All Day Dining Deal

For discounted meals at Adventure Island guests can purchase the All Day Dining Deal wristband, which allows for 1 meal per dining deal wristband every hour. Meals include 1 entrée, 1 side item or dessert, and 1 non-alcoholic beverage. This deal also offers Buy One, Get One deals on snacks, bottled sodas, beer, and wine throughout the day. Annual Passholders receive a 10% discount for the All Day Dining Deal. Dining deals can also be paired with admission tickets for a better deal.

Dining Deal Prices
Adults (10 +) – $39.99
Children (3-9) – $19.99

Annual Passholders receive a 10% discount for the All Day Dining Deal.

Online Discounts

When you purchase your admission ticket on the official website of Adventure Island, there are big savings. You can also purchase 1, 2, and 3 park tickets with the all-day dining deal add-ons. Compare prices below.

1 Park Ticket 
At the Gate – $59.99
Same Day Online – $39.99

1 Park Ticket + Dining Deal 
At the Gate – $99.98
Same Day Online – $59.99

2 Park Ticket
At the Gate – $149.99
Same Day Online – $104.99

2 Park Ticket + Dining Deal
At the Gate – $229.97
Same Day Online – $154.99

3 Park Tickets
At the Gate – $169.99
Same Day Online – $119.99

3 Park Ticket + Dining Deal
At the Gate – $289.96
Same Day Online – $189.99

Florida visitors Find the best deal on a single day Adventure Island admission online. Also, check out all online deals for Out-of-State Visitors.

U.S. Military qualify for SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Waves of Honor. Those on active duty military activated or drilling reservist or National Guardsman, and as many as three (3) direct dependents can receive Free complimentary admission to Adventure Island for a single day. Therefore, visit www.wavesofhonor.com to register.

College Students with an International Student Identity Card (ISIC) membership can get 15% off an admission ticket to Adventure Island when purchasing through the ISIC web site.

At The Gate Discounts

AAA Members can show their cards at the gates of Adventure Island and save $3 off the regular all-day park admission price.

Twilight Ticket Adventure Island also offers a Twilight Ticket for admission after 3 p.m. available at the front gate.

Package Deals & Rentals

Annual Passes!  Adventure Island annual passes allow you to visit all season long with no blackout dates. Annual passes are available for purchase at AdventureIsland.com, Adventure Island or Busch Gardens’ front gates or also by calling 1-888-800-5447. There are four levels of annual passes – Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum.  Annual pass holders may have the benefits of discounted/free parking, discounted dining and shopping, discounted Quick Queue & select in-park upgrades, and discounted/free guest tickets.

14-Day Unlimited Visits + Free Parking.  Enjoy unlimited admission and general parking for 14-consecutive days at any of the following parks: SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island Tampa Bay for $219 plus tax for guests ages 3+. Discounts are available for this ticket when you purchase online.

Cabana Rentals: Cabanas for up to four guests and include chaise lounges, a locker, a mini-fridge with eight (8) bottles of water, ceiling fan, Quick Pay bands and meal vouchers for up to four (4) guests. Daily rental prices start at $119.99.

Key West Lounger Rentals: Reserve a set of loungers tucked away near the Key West Rapids.  Rental includes two chaise loungers, a shade umbrella and an all-day locker for $29.99 plus tax.

The Mouse For Less Tips

  • Quick Queue at Busch Gardens in Tampa is a paid way to skip the lines for the park’s most popular attractions, like the Cheetah Hunt, Montu, Kumba, and SheiKra roller coasters and more. The price varies by season. It is around $20 to $40 for the one-time version and $45 to $65 for unlimited Quick Queue.
  • Their mobile website supports using your phone to purchase and use Busch Gardens’ theme park tickets. Smartphone users, including iPhone and Android phones, can point their web browsers to buschgardens.com to purchase One-day Tickets, Fun Cards, or Silver and Platinum Annual Passes. Once the purchase is complete, guests can use the parks’ mobile websites to access the ticket and enter the turnstiles. The websites also will offer “up-sells” of animal encounters, tours and dining packages, based on which ticket was purchased.
  • Parking fee for Busch Gardens is $18.00 per day for cars, motorcycles, trucks, recreation vehicles and campers. Preferred parking is available for $21.00 – $36. VIP parking is available for $29 – $44 and Multi-Day parking is $45 (valid for 7 consecutive days) Those visiting more than one Anheuser-Busch parks in the same day pay to park only once. e-Ticket parking passes are available online. The ticket is upgradeable to preferred parking for $5 at any parking toll booth.
  • Busch Gardens Platinum Pass gives a host of benefits. Including, discounts on merchandise and tickets that you buy for friends and reserved seating for Iceploration. You also get free preferred parking, which is only steps away from the entrance. The merchandise discount is also good on the purchase of Quick Queue – a paid option that lets you use a shorter line. Also, you get a second ride on the major roller coasters such as SheiKra, Montu, Kumba, and Gwazi (Cheetah Hunt is excluded). Finally, just flash your pass, and you do not even have to leave your seat. The Platinum Pass has re-ride privileges at SeaWorld Orlando, too (Manta excluded) and reserved seating at shows such as One Ocean and Blue Horizons.
  • Most Anheuser-Busch combination theme parks tickets that include SeaWorld and Busch Gardens are available on either park’s web site. However, purchasing them on SeaWorld’s web site yields small savings in the tax rate.
    Most Anheuser-Busch combination theme parks tickets that include Busch Gardens and SeaWorld, as well as the Orlando FlexTicket. The FlexTicket offers free round trip shuttle service for the ride from Orlando to Busch Gardens in Tampa.

** Prices listed on this page are subject to change without notice **