The Waves of Honor program at SeaWorld, Busch Gardens, Discovery Cove, Aquatica and Sesame Place offer FREE and discounted tickets for active duty military, veterans and in some case families members and/or guests. For example: SeaWorld Orlando offers free entrance for a veteran and up to 3 guests. https://seaworldentertainment.com/programs/waves-of-honor/
Free Annual Pass for U.S. Military
Cost: Free annual pass
Available for: Current U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard as well as Reserve and National Guard members.
How to obtain: In person at a federal recreation site (see PDF list of federal recreation sites that issue passes) by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).
Frequently Asked Questions about the Annual Pass for U.S. Military (USGS website)
America the Beautiful Passes
The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.
National parks are America’s best idea, and there are more than 400 parks available to everyone, every day. The fee-free days provide a great opportunity to visit a new place or an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge an entrance fee. The others are free all the time. The entrance fee waiver for fee-free days does not cover amenity or user fees for activities such as camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Free annual pass. Available for: Current U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard as well as Reserve and National Guard members.
For your service and sacrifice, we thank and salute you.We hold the men and women that have served in our armed forces in the highest regard, and are honored to host them at our parks as our guests. Through our Waves of Honor program, former military personnel and up to three guests may enjoy one complimentary admission to SeaWorld® San Diego. Excludes Howl-O-Scream and other separately-ticketed events. Please see our FAQs below for more information. Offer extends to U.S. Military Veterans, retired Veterans and retirees who have honorably served and includes one complimentary admission per promotional period per Veteran and up to three guests.To take advantage of these offers, click the button to verify your Veteran status through ID.me. (Spouses must log-in under the Veteran's account in order to take advantage of the guest tickets).The ticket(s) must be redeemed at SeaWorld San Diego for visitation by Dec. 24, 2021. The Veteran must be present with their 3 guests upon redemption at the park for visitation.