Free admission for children 5 years old and younger

Registration for the 2019 Preschool Card has ended

However, guests who registered prior to May 19 may still redeem their Preschool Card at the park.

Must register online. Not available at the park. 

 

Redeem your Preschool Card by visiting a Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island ticket window and present all of these:

  • Your registration confirmation
  • Your child's birth certificate or travel passport
  • Your Florida resident ID

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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 2019 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, 2019 and to Adventure Island through the end of the 2019 season.

When do I have to register by?

You must register your child, which can ONLY be done on the BuschGardensTampa.com or AdventureIsland.com website, by May 19, 2019. Once redeemed, the Preschool Card is valid through December 31, 2019 at Busch Gardens and throughout the end of the 2019 season at Adventure Island.

How do I register?

Add your desired product to your cart. Proceed through checkout and print your confirmation page. Bring the confirmation page to the front gate ticket windows at Busch Gardens and Adventure Island (Zone B), along with a valid form of identification (birth certificate or travel passport) that proves the child’s date of birth. Parents/guardians should have a photo ID with proof of their Florida residential address.

Where do I receive the Preschool Card?

This offer is not available at the front gates. You MUST register your child online before you get to the park. You can redeem your e-ticket at any ticket window at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Adventure Island. Parent/guardian does not have to be present to redeem the card, however friend/family member would need to present all of the required documents.

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.

What kind of identification do I need to provide?

Valid identification includes a copy of a certified birth certificate or a travel passport. 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.

 

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 (Zone B). 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.

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 2019 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.

Can foster parents take advantage of this offer for their foster children 5 years old and under?

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 (Zone B). 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.

How long is the Busch Gardens & Adventure Island Preschool Card valid for?

The card is valid through December 31, 2019 at Busch Gardens and through the end of the 2019 season at Adventure Island. Please visit AdventureIsland.com for days of operation prior to visit.

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    NOTE: Children two (2) years of age and under do not require a ticket to enter the park.