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Buying Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Florida Residents Tickets

If you are a Florida resident, then you can sometimes get special discounts or extended use on standard Busch Gardens Tampa Bay day tickets. Usually Florida and Georgia residents are eligible to buy a Busch Gardens Florida Resident Fun Card ticket.


You can also purchase annual passes which can make economic sense if you plan to visit a number of times during the year, plus meal deals and Quick Queue passes.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay also offer a number of special “close-up” and “behind-the-scenes” tours and animal interaction packages for those who want to find out a bit more about the various animals and attractions. Note that most of the tours have minimum age restrictions.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Reservations

Note that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic whilst capacity is limited, you cannot get into the park without a specific date reservation, even if you have a multi-day ticket. Therefore you have to make an online reservation for each day you wish to visit.

As a Florida Resident you can often get special discounts on single and multi-park tickets to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. With the annual passes residents can either pay in one lump sum or spread the payments monthly (interest free).

Right now there are no discounts for Florida residents on standard single and multi-park tickets to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Florida Resident ticket options are:

For admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, children under 3 are admitted for free.

Children aged 3 and above must purchase an adult ticket.

Florida residents get special deals over and above normal tickets, such as the Busch Gardens Florida Resident Fun Card which is valid for a whole calendar year.

To purchase a Busch Gardens ticket for Florida residents, you will need to provide proof of Florida residency with the appropriate ID such as a Florida driving licence or Florida state issued ID card.

Busch Gardens Ticket Information Pages

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Special Offers and Deals

Sometimes Busch Gardens Tampa Bay run special offer deals like discounting the price of a one day ticket or combined tickets with the nearby SeaWorld Orlando.

Late in the year Busch Gardens often promote a deal whereby you can buy next year’s Fun Card but start using it straight away so you get something like 15 months access for the price of 12.

Right now they are no special deals.

Expired Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Florida Residents Offers and Deals

Below are listed recently expired deals:

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2021 Fun Card with a free Adventure Island 2021 Fun Card, one free parking at Busch Gardens valid through March 31, 2021 then one free one day guest ticket to Adventure Island valid through May 28, 2021 — offer originally ended January 17, 2021 but was extended until February 14, 2021 and then extended again until February 28, 2021 and then March 28, 2021
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Preschool Card 2021 with Adventure Island Preschool Card 2021 - free offer originally ended February 28, 2021 but extended to March 31, 2021

Busch Gardens Florida Resident Ticket Prices for 2021

These prices are the standard ticket prices you would expect to pay online (unless stated otherwise). Prices do not include local taxes and tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All prices are subject to change and you should check with Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (opens in a new window) for the latest prices.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Fun Card 2021 (Seasonal) Guest
Unlimited general admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for the 2021 season.
Blackout dates apply (see dates below). Available only to residents of the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
$114.99
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Fun Card 2021 + Adventure Island Fun Card 2021 (Seasonal) Guest
Unlimited general admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island for the 2021 season.
Blackout dates apply (see dates below). Available only to residents of the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
$159.98
plus tax

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Blockout Dates for Fun Cards

Fun Cards give you access for a whole calendar year but there are a few days when you cannot enter the park.

The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Fun Card blockout dates for 2021 are:

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: April 12; July 3–4, 13, 15, 20, 22; December 30
  • Adventure Island Tampa Bay: July 3–4, 7, 9, 21, 23