A few early Fall theme park specials are being offered. Some special discounts are new and a few are repeats from last year. Typically September is one of the slower months, so it is not uncommon to find many Florida resident specials and the like.
Free Day at Central Florida Theme Park
A repeat from last year at Legoland Florida is a free day’s admission during September for all police officers, EMS and firefighters working in the U.S. Even retired personnel are eligible as long as they can show proper identification. ORLANDO TOURIST TIP: If you qualify for this free theme park ticket, you may purchase up to 4 additional tickets for your family or friends for only $40 per ticket. If you want to include the water park, be sure it will be open on the day of your visit, and add it for only $15 per guest. This deal is only good through September 30. For more information, visit legoland.com.
Free Admission for Teachers
A fun attraction located on International Drive is offering teachers, administrators, counselors and support staff (K-high school) free admission. Through October 19, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum is offering this great deal. You must show a current pay stub or photo ID. ORLANDO TOURIST TIP: Bring family and friends along and receive 50% off their admission. You’ll enjoy the educational, and strange displays within this air conditioned venue. Perfect for a rainy day! Go to ripleys.com/orlando for more information, or call 407-345-0501.
Florida Resident Deal at Discovery Cove
This is an extended special offer for one of Orlando’s favorite theme parks. In fact, Discovery Cove is the number 1 amusement park in the world (according to the 2014 Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Awards™. If you are a Florida resident and have never been to this park, now is the time to go.
Through December, Floridians can swim with dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish and rays while also encountering marmosets and exotic birds. The discounted package will cost $219, and includes admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica! New this year is the ability to add a Busch Gardens pass for an extra $25. The additional park admission is good through January 31, 2015. ORLANDO TOURIST TIP: For an extra $49, you can add an underwater walking tour called SeaVenture. It is a lot of fun and will get you up close with the fish and even sharks. If you only want to visit the park and not swim with the dolphins, a cheaper theme park ticket is available for only $149. Proof of Florida residency is required for any of these special discounted tickets. For information or reservations, go to DiscoveryCove.com or call 1-877-434-7268.