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Buying SeaWorld Orlando Florida Resident Tickets

If you are a Florida resident, then you can often get special discounts or extended use on standard SeaWorld Orlando day and multi-park tickets. Usually Florida and Georgia residents are eligible to buy a Florida Resident Fun Card ticket which lasts a calendar year.

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.

SeaWorld 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 some of the tours have minimum age restrictions.

SeaWorld Orlando Reservations

At that start of the COVID–19 pandemic whilst capacity was limited, you could not get into the park without a specific date reservation, even if you had a multi-day ticket. Therefore you had to make an online reservation for each day you wished to visit.

In July 2021 this reservation restriction at SeaWorld Orlando was lifted except for certain date specific tickets.

SeaWorld Orlando Florida Resident Ticket Options

For admission to SeaWorld Orlando, children under 3 are admitted for free but children from the ages of 3 and above must now purchase an adult ticket. There are no longer any child ticket prices at SeaWorld Orlando with the exception of meal deals and a few of the tours.

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

To qualify for a SeaWorld Florida resident ticket you will need to provide proof of Florida residency with the appropriate ID.

SeaWorld Ticket Information Pages

SeaWorld Orlando Special Offers and Deals for Florida Residents

Sometimes SeaWorld Orlando run special offer deals for Florida residents like discounting the price of a one day ticket or combined tickets with the nearby Aquatica Orlando.

Late in the year they 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 there is one deal for Florida Residents:

  • Buy a SeaWorld Orlando or a combined SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Orlando Fun Card for 2022 and get the rest of 2021 for free

Check out all the latest SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card 2021 deals at the official SeaWorld Orlando web site (opens in a new window).

SeaWorld Florida Teacher Card

If you are a Florida active and certified K–12 Florida grade school teacher then you can apply for a complimentary SeaWorld Florida Teacher Card that gives you unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando until August 31, 2022.

Current Florida Teacher Card holders can get a discount of over 70% for up to two guest one day tickets to SeaWorld Orlando from August 17 to September 30, 2021 for just $29.99 each. The tickets are valid for admissions up to September 30, 2021. This offer has now expired.

Expired SeaWorld Orlando Florida Resident Offers and Deals

Below are listed recently expired deals:

  • Save over 10% on a SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Fun Card or a joint SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Orlando 2021 Fun Card — offer expired July 12, 2021
  • Save over 35% on a SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Fun Card or on both a SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Fun Card and an Aquatica Orlando 2021 Fun Card — offer originally expired July 25, 2021 but extended to August 1, 2021
  • Save $10 on a SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Fun Card — offer ended August 22, 2021

SeaWorld Florida Resident Ticket Prices for 2021

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

SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card 2021/2022 Guest
Unlimited general admission to SeaWorld Orlando for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022.
Blackout dates apply (see dates below). Normal gate price $127.99.
$121.99
plus tax
SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card + Aquatica Orlando Fun Card 2021/2022 Guest
Unlimited general admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Orlando for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022.
Blackout dates apply (see dates below).
$181.98
plus tax

SeaWorld Orlando 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 SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card blockout dates for 2021 are:

  • SeaWorld Orlando: January 1; February 6, 13, 15, 20; April 3–4; July 3–4, 7, 12, 21, 26; August 3, 5; September 4; November 26; December 27, 31
  • Aquatica Orlando: April 3; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3–4, 10, 14, 17, 24, 31; August 7; September 4

The SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card blockout dates for 2022 are:

  • SeaWorld Orlando: January 1, February 19–20, March 12, 19, April 16, July 2–4, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, September 3, October 22, 29, November 26, December 25, 29–31
  • Aquatica Orlando: April 16, May 28–29, June 18, 25, July 2–4, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13

SeaWorld Orlando Parking

SeaWorld Orlando offers general parking for cars, RV/campers and motorcycles. You can also upgrade to preferred parking which is closer to the main entrance.

The price of general parking for cars and motorcycles is $25.00 for one day and $30.00 for RV/campers. Annual Pass holders can park for free except for Bronze pass holders. Gold and Platinum pass holders get free preferred parking if available.

It is recommended that you purchase your parking ticket in advance to help with social distancing.

Alternatives

SeaWorld Orlando often offer special deals with their one day ticket, like a second day free or a weekday ticket and you will also find discount coupons in many of the tourist advertising brochures and magazines.

If you are planning on visiting Aquatica Orlando and/or Busch Gardens Tampa Bay as well and are not visiting Universal Orlando, then a SeaWorld multi-park ticket might be an option.