You can save money by purchasing the (San Diego) Southern California CityPass. This pass also offers admission to three other theme parks in southern California. If you don't have one, you can get one here.

One free San Diego Sea World ticket a year is offered to those in the Military through Waves of Honor. This is for active duty only. You must register in advance at

Groups of 15 or more can get a Sea World discount admission and dining options. Reservations are required.

Costco sometimes has Sea World discount tickets. These can be purchased at the Costco website.

AAA Members can purchase discount Sea World tickets through their AAA club or online at the AAA website. AAA magazine will often have coupon codes that can be entered in the Sea World San Diego website when purchasing for a larger discount. AAA also sometimes offers specials on the interactions or dining with the animals. These offers must be purchased through AAA.

The San Diego Go Card offers many attractions for one price and this park is included. You can purchase them at a discount on Undercover Tourist. Check out prices and purchase by clicking here.

Get cheap tickets for San Diego Sea World online. It is usually cheaper to buy the tickets online. At times, there is a $20 discount on adult tickets purchased at Sea World's website. Combo tickets are also available.

Sea World Coupons & Discounts

Sea World Coupons & Discounts and ARES offers Sea World discounts on admission and package prices when purchased online at their website.

San Diego Sea World hotel packages that include flight, hotel and tickets or just the hotel and tickets can be booked online at the Sea World San Diego website. You can find Sea World vacation packages at the park's website.

A membership is the way to go if you plan on visiting often. Four types of yearly passes are offered. The cheapest one Fun Card, offers admission throughout the year with the exception of four days. The other yearly passes have more benefits and cost more but they may also be worth it to you. These can be purchased online at the Sea World San Diego website.

Sea World San Diego coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and have an expiration date.

Sea World Information

Address:  500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, California 94109  

Phone:   1-800 25-SHAMU (74268)


About San Diego Sea World

Sea World is a well-known animal park that focuses on animals from the ocean. This California park has shows, rides, exhibits, tours, camps and animal interaction. It also contains restaurants and gift shops. Many shows highlight the activities of animals such as killer whales, dolphins and sea lions. Other shows available are a 4-D theater featuring Sesame Street characters, a fireworks and pyrotechnic display and Cirque de la Mer.  

Rides at Sea World San Diego include adult and children’s rides including two water rides. Exhibits include Shark Encounter, Wild Arctic, Penguin Encounter and Forbidden Reef.

The park holds special events during the year such as Summer Nights that offers special nighttime shows and Viva La Musica a festival of Latin music and food. 

San Diego Sea World Details

San Diego Sea World hours change throughout the year. In general, they open between 9 and 10 am and close from 6 to 11 pm.  

Regular prices at the gate are: $89 for 3 and up and FREE for 2 and under. Admission includes all shows, exhibits, aquariums and rides. Other activities are extra and may require a reservation.  

Parking starts at $20 for cars. The park also offers Preferred parking for an additional cost.

While food cannot be taken into the park with the exception of water bottles, picnic areas are provided outside the park near the entrance plaza. Remember to have your hand stamped if eating outside the park!

Some special activities are offered at an additional charge. Some of these may include dining by Shamu the Killer Whale’s poolside, private interaction with the dolphins and beluga whales or participating at one of the camps or sleepovers.


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