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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.
A Military Pass to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island can be purchased for $149.99 by U.S. active-duty military as well via the GovX login. It includes unlimited admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island until December 31, 2024 with no blockout dates and includes free parking. Not available for purchase at the park.
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®, or Sesame Place® Philadelphia for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. The offer is valid for one park and one visit only.
Only U.S. active-duty military qualify for the Waves of Honor complimentary admission. Learn how to enjoy your prized moments with your family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Certainly! All activate or drilling members of the reserves and National Guard are eligible for the Active Duty offer. Please note: Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR) members are eligible for the Veteran ticket offer (when available).
You may purchase additional tickets by visiting a base MWR office.
Yes. It would be best to verify the active-duty members' military status using GovX online. Meanwhile, spouses and family members of military personnel can create a GovX account. The complimentary/discounted tickets are only accessible to those accounts verified as service members, veterans, or retirees. Once verified, you can print out up to three direct dependent single-day admission tickets.
The primary caregiver should contact the Guest Relations Department of the park they would like to visit. They will make accommodations for minor dependents. Proof of military status and deployment is required.
No. The Waves of Honor Program only applies to U.S. military members.
Please visit support.govx.com for more details on verification.
In most cases, this promotional product cannot be exchanged or transferred unless explicitly stated. Please review the terms for each offer.
No. As our special guest, the guest name is YOUR name that will appear on your ticket.
Specific promotions may also have options for dependent tickets – however, you will select a quantity for these & be prompted for each additional guest name as separate entries during checkout.
This could happen as a result of a few different issues:
This issue might happen for one of three reasons:
Each offer page has individual terms for that offer; please read the details for each for eligibility requirements about the offer you’re eligible for. Every attendee will need a ticket/card, so be sure you have the correct quantity selected to account for every member of your party!
Typically, you can still visit the park you like, but you must stop at a ticket window first. If your Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ticket has not been used, one of our ambassadors can exchange it for you.