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How to Buy Discount SeaWorld San Antonio Tickets

The SeaWorld San Antonio theme park and its seasonal Aquatica water park are two of the most popular things for families to do in San Antonio, Texas. When you buy discount SeaWorld San Antonio tickets through authorized sellers, it’s possible to avoid paying gate prices.

Which method you choose depends on whether you will only be visiting SeaWorld San Antonio or also spending a day at Aquatica San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Multi-park tickets can offer substantial savings as can vacation packages that bundle your hotel stay with SeaWorld San Antonio tickets.

I will go over the options here. I only recommend authorized ticket sellers and trusted methods and may be compensated should you make purchases using the links in this post.

Single-Day Ticket + All-Day Dine!

SeaWorld San Antonio Frequently Asked Questions and Tips

If you just need tickets, you can jump to where to buy tickets.

Now that you understand the various ticket options, parks, and information, here’s how to buy discount SeaWorld Antonio tickets.

1. Direct From SeaWorld San Antonio

A guest hugs a beluga whale at SeaWorld San Antonio.
Enjoy animal encounters at SeaWorld San Antonio like this beluga whale interaction.

Of course, you can buy SeaWorld San Antonio tickets through their website, which occasionally has special promotions or flash sales.

You’ll pay a $9.99 service fee and tax for online orders. However, same-day tickets are usually more expensive and you will usually save money by purchasing your SeaWorld San Antonio ticket in advance through their website. Whether the service fee adds significant cost or not depends on how many tickets you buy.

You can add the All-Day Dining deal to your ticket which includes 1 entree, 1 side or 1 dessert and 1 regular sized non-alcoholic beverage each time you visit a participating restaurant, up to once per hour until 30 minutes prior to restaurant closing time. You’ll need to show a valid ID and your ticket each time you dine.

As a reminder, the available parks include SeaWorld San Antonio and Aquatica San Antonio (Seaworld’s waterpark which is adjacent to it).

Single-Day Ticket

This is a date-specific ticket that includes your reservation.

  • Ticket: Starting at $39.99/ages 3+
  • Ticket + All-Day Dining: Starting at $69.99/ages 3+

Buy Single-Day Tickets

SeaWorld 2 Day Ticket

This is a date-specific ticket that includes your reservation.

  • Ticket: Starting at $75.99/ages 3+

Buy Two Day Ticket

Upgrades – Including Quick Queue

If you’d like to upgrade your SeaWorld San Antonio ticket, there are a handful of options in addition to All-Day Dining that include the following:

  • Reserved Show Seating
  • Quick Queue Unlimited
  • Quick Queue Unlimited and Reserved Show Seating
  • Dine with Orcas
  • Killer Whale Tour

Upgrade Your Day

2. Discount Single and Combo Park Tickets

aRes Travel is an authorized SeaWorld San Antonio tickets seller that offers discounted tickets that you can print-at-home or show on a mobile device so that you can head straight to the gate without the need to redeem a ticket voucher. (Though you do need to pick up the All-Day Dining wristband when you arrive at the park.)

aRes Travel charges a $2 convenience fee per ticket but you may still come out ahead because the discounts are steep. After purchasing your tickets, make your reservation to visit the parks.

Single Day Tickets

These cheap SeaWorld San Antonio tickets are good for one year from the date of purchase.

  • SeaWorld San Antonio Advance Purchase Single Day Ticket: $55.99/ages 3+
  • SeaWorld Orlando Single Day Ticket with All Day Dine: $85.99/ages 3+

Buy One Park Tickets.

SeaWorld San Antonio and Six Flags Fiesta Texas – Two Parks, One Great price

Get a SeaWorld San Antonio Single-Day ticket (General Admission) and a Six Flags Fiesta Texas (General Admission) Good Any Day ticket for one low price. Price: $116.49/ages 3+

Buy a Combo Ticket

3. Go San Antonio Card

If you plan to visit attractions outside of SeaWorld San Antonio, take a look at the popular Go San Antonio sightseeing pass. Over 25 top attractions participate including SeaWorld San Antonio, San Antonio Zoo, and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Choose to visit 2, 3, 4, or 5 attractions over the course of 60 days with the Explorer Pass. Or, opt for Build-Your-Own to pick and choose the attractions you’d like to include.

We personally use Go City passes worldwide and I highly recommend them.

4. SeaWorld San Antonio Fun Card -Unlimited Visits Through January 3, 2021

A sea lion does a flip during a show at SeaWorld San Antonio.
Sea Lions at Play show.

SeaWorld San Antonio FUN Card includes unlimited visits through January 3, 2021. Check for limited blockout dates before purchasing as there is a handful throughout the year.

It also doesn’t provide parking and dining discounts but it’s a great deal seeing that it’s nearly the same price as a Single-Day ticket. (Price: $79.99/ages 3+)

There is also a 2-Park option, which includes unlimited admission to Aquatica San Antonio as well. (Price: $89.99/ages 3+)

5. SeaWorld San Antonio + Aquatica San Antonio Annual Passes

The whole family can enjoy water rides and thrilling rides.

For a bit more than the Fun Card, an Annual Pass can add more value.

Silver Annual Pass

These annual passes include unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates to SeaWorld San Antonio and Aquatica San Antonio. The Silver Pass also includes admission to some popular annual events, like the Halloween Spooktacular and Christmas Celebration, and 50% off general parking. The benefits are valued at over $500. (Price: $119.99/ages 3+ and get the second for 50% Off at $59.99. Offer expires November 27, 2020)

Gold Annual Pass

The Gold Annual Pass includes unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates to Sea World San Antonio and Aquatica San Antonio. It also includes admission to some popular annual events, like the Halloween Spooktacular and Christmas Celebration, free General Parking, four free Friend Tickets, 10% off dining, and shopping. This pass is valued at over $850. (Price: $139.99/ages 3+ and get the second for 50% Off at $69.99. Offer expires November 27, 2020)

SeaWorld Platinum Pass – 11 Parks

Get access to SeaWorld San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio; Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Williamsburg; Aquatica San Diego, Oralando and San Antonio; Adventure Island; Water Country USA; and Sesame Place with no blockout dates in addition to a number of other VIP benefits and discounts for 12 months with a Platinum Pass.

It also includes free Up-Close Parking, 7 free Friend Tickets, free Quick Queue, and 20% off dining and shopping. This pass has a $950 value. (Price: $199.99/ages 3+ and get the second for 50% off at $99.99. Offer expires November 27, 2020)

6. Bundle a Hotel and SeaWorld San Antonio Discount Tickets

Search your dates across more than 34 hotels, choose your preferred SeaWorld San Antonio discount tickets, and checkout for extra savings in a vacation package.

7. SeaWorld San Antonio AAA Discounts

AAA SeaWorld San Antonio tickets come at a slight discount to members throughout the year. Members also receive some in-park discounts on food, for example. Compare prices to a discounted ticket seller like aRes Travel above first before you buy as AAA prices can often be higher.

8. Military Discounts

The park offers complimentary admission to active duty military and up to three direct dependents through the Waves of Honor program. This offer is available online only. The program also offers veterans 50% off Single Day tickets for up to three guests.

How do you buy cheap SeaWorld San Antonio discount tickets?

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