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What is the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay & Adventure Island Preschool Card?
Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are delighted to offer the 2022 Busch Gardens & Adventure Island Preschool Card. This FREE card grants kids ages 5 and younger complimentary admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay through December 31, 2022 and to Adventure Island through the end of the 2022 season.
Who is eligible?
The Busch Gardens & Adventure Island Preschool Card is available for kids who are Florida residents and are 5 years old and younger at the time of redemption at the park. Accompanying parents and family members would need valid admission.
How long is the Busch Gardens & Adventure Island Preschool Card valid for?
The card is valid through December 31, 2022 at Busch Gardens and Adventure Island with no blockout dates.
When do I have to register and redeem by?
The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island Preschool Card is available for online registration until March 27, 2022. After registering your child for the Preschool Card, guests must visit the park by April 10, 2022 to redeem & activate.
Registration can ONLY be done on the BuschGardensTampa.com website. This offer is not available for registration at the park front gates. Once activated, the Preschool Card is valid for admission through December 31, 2022.
My child is 5 this year, turning 6. Am I still eligible?
As long as your child is 5 years of age on or before the date you redeem the Preschool Card for your first visit to the park, your child is eligible.
Do I have to be a Florida resident?
Yes. We want to offer our neighbors who are 5 and younger unlimited access in 2022 to all that our parks have to offer. This gives Florida residents the chance to experience all of the wonderful family-friendly attractions and events at Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.
Not a Florida resident? Please visit our TICKETS page to learn more about our Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ticket and Fun Card offers.
What kind of identification do I need to provide?
Guests will be required to show valid form of ID (a copy of a certified birth certificate or travel passport) to verify age prior to entry. Please note that school IDs or children security IDs will NOT be accepted. Parents/guardians should have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address.
Is it available at other SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment parks?
Please visit SeaWorldOrlando.com/PreschoolCard to register for a free SeaWorld & Aquatica Orlando Preschool Card. Separate registrations are required this year. Please note SeaWorld & Aquatica Orlando Preschool Card registration and redemption dates are different from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island.
How do I register and redeem the Preschool Card?
Visit BuschGardensTampa.com/PreschoolCard and add your desired product(s) to your cart. You will be asked for your child's name and birth date at the final step of checkout.
After you checkout, you will receive an email containing a PDF version of your child's actual Preschool Card. This is your child's Preschool Card, which you can either print out or download on your mobile device to scan at the front gate for entrance.
If you wish to receive a wallet-size version of your child's Preschool Card, please scan your PDF at a self-service kiosk, to print one. Login to the Pass Member website, click the "Account" tab and scroll down to view your barcodes. These barcodes can be used to enter the park. If you wish to receive a wallet-size version of your child's Preschool Card, please scan your PDF at self-service kiosks, to print one. Please note that printing a wallet-size Preschool Card produces a new barcode and deactivates your previous barcode, including any saved in your mobile device which may need to be updated manually. Note: Be sure to sign up for email to find out about upcoming events for your little ones, park news, and more.
Guests will be requested to show valid form of ID (a copy of a certified birth certificate or travel passport) to verify age prior to entry. Parents/guardians should also have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address.
How can Parents and Siblings of Preschool Card Holders visit the park too?
The best way other members of the family can visit with your preschooler is with an Annual Pass or a Fun Card. Click here to learn more.
Can foster parents take advantage of this offer?
Yes. Foster parents would need to complete the Preschool Card online registration. Then bring the Preschool Card confirmation page and a copy of your Department of Children and Families paperwork from a foster agency that includes the foster child’s name and their date of birth to the front gate ticket windows at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island. Please black out any personal information on this copy of the paperwork like social security number, Medicaid number, etc... Foster parent should have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address and their foster license for verification.