If having fun is your new year’s resolution for 2017, then we are here to help you fulfill that resolution. The sunshine state has more than enough parks for you and your family to enjoy year round! To top it off, there are many ways you can save for yourself and your family or even get a yearly pass with unlimited visits! Take a look below of some of the greatest parks you can visit often and save money.
How to Get the Best Deal
Miami Seaquarium has had many deals on saving big in the year of 2016 and even bigger sales this season that follow up in 2017! Getting the best amusement park deals here at our aquarium in Miami is just one click and call away! With this season’s sale, you won’t have to worry about making lines! All you have to do is visit our website and once you have your pick, you can book with us immediately. If you’d like to book an animal encounter and take advantage of these rates, all you have to do is call and reserve a spot at 305-365-2501.
Universal Orlando Resorts lives in the capital of theme parks and since we live in that capitol (Florida) we get the best perks! UOR has great offers for all of us Florida residents that will make us want to jump right in to purchase. From enjoying one park to another, Florida residents have a chance to get special rates purchasing in person or online for everyone in the family for as long as they want. Whether it’s a 1-day pass or an unlimited one, you’ll have the chance to do it all.
Zoo Miami is known as the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida. A day filled with history, playing with animals and being in their environment is definitely a great day for any animal lover! From having Florida resident perks, to being a Miami Dade employee and getting really good rates for general admission, you will only be looking at a win-win when purchasing!
We’re not done sharing these advantages yet! Keep reading below, you’ll find all the details on tickets and prices for all the parks above!
Tickets and Passes
Miami Seaquarium’s’ Holiday Sale offers BIG savings on our most popular animal encounter and our Diamond Season Pass.
With the Diamond Season Pass, you’ll get unlimited visits for only $59.99, saving $20. This includes 1 ropes course, 1 sea lion or stingray feeding. Plus, you’ll get 1 FREE parking voucher and 1 Bring-A-Friend FREE ticket voucher to use on your next visit. Being able to come anytime you want with your friends and family gives you the flexibility of picking when you decide to see your marine friends!
One of our most popular encounters to date is our Dolphin Odyssey. In this encounter you’ll feel the power of these amazing creatures with a dorsal pull, handshake, kiss, and so much more! This includes admission to all shows and exhibits for the day.
Another way of hanging out with our dolphins is through our Dolphin Encounter. In this holiday season, the whole family can save 35% off the regular price, coming out to $94 for adults and $68 for children. In this encounter you are able to shake hands, share a friendly kiss and even try out some of our training signals. Although there is no swimming involved, you’ll still get an up close and personal meet! Admissions to all shows and exhibits for the day are also included.
Last but not least! Miami Seaquarium’s final offer for the holiday sale will be our exciting Sea Trek Reef Encounter. This ultimate underwater reef experience is pretty amazing as you are able to hangout with every single fish from the sea! This includes admission to all shows and exhibits for the day as well.
Universal Orlando Resort offers Florida residents to save on all multi-day tickets and great deals for annual passes!
Save over $50 off gate prices on all multi-day tickets when you buy online. You’ll have time to play! Multi-day tickets are valid for use from 60 to 180 consecutive days and the more days you buy, the less you pay per day. Universal Orlando Resorts gives you many options to save by receiving a coupon book with up to $150 in savings with any multi-day park-to-park ticket purchase.
With park-to-park admissions you can enjoy both Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida each day you visit. Making a 1-day park-to-park ticket starting at $155, a 2-day going for less than $96 per day and saving $65, and a 3-day ticket for less than $67 per day, saving $75!
If you choose to buy single park admission, no worries you’ll still be in the saving money team! With single park admission, you get to enjoy either Universal’s Islands of Adventure or Universal Studios Florida with a base ticket.
You have the chance to buy a 1-day ticket starting at $105, a 2-day ticket less than $76 per day, saving $55, and a 3-day ticket less than $54 per day, saving $65!
Now if you just want to go to Universal Orlando Resorts every single day, or a few times a month during the year 2017, then you’ll want to get yourself an annual pass! Great for all ages, you’ll get the ultimate value with a UOR pass and even enjoy special benefits and access to all parks!
Universal Orlando makes it pretty simple for you as you have the chance to pick from 4 different passes, which are, Seasonal Pass, Power Pass, Preferred Pass, and Premier Pass. Each pass gives Florida residents a chance of a special rate! Oh it’s good to be a Floridian!
Seasonal Pass and Power Pass both have block out dates, but that doesn’t mean that your perks are limited! With a Seasonal Pass you’ll be paying less than $13 a month and enjoy all the discounts at both parks, special event tickets and concerts, on-site hotels, as well as discounts to one of UOR’s greatest show, Blue Man Group. With a Power Pass, you’ll be paying less than $16 a month and also enjoy discounts at both Universal parks, special event tickets and concerts, on-site hotels, admission to select special events and concerts, like Mardi Gras, 50% off daytime self-parking and discounts on Blue Man Group as well.
As for the Preferred Pass and Premier Pass, you’ll get a year of unlimited park-to-park admission, FREE parking, discounts for both parks and special events, admission to select special events, Blue Man Group discounts, and on-site hotel discounts. The only difference between the Preferred Pass and Premier Pass is that the Premier Pass gives you the opportunity of having Universal Express, FREE valet, 1 FREE Halloween Horror Nights ticket, and FREE Universal City Walk club access!
Want more information on all these incredible deals and advantages? Learn more here!
Back to Miami we go! Zoo Miami is loved by many south Floridians and with the great rates that they have it is affordable, convenient and fun for the entire family!
Daily Admission for guests 13+ go for $21.95, ages 3-12 go for $17.95, children under 2, Zoo members, and parking are all FREE. If you are interested in being a zoo member then you’re in the right place!
With a zoo that is as large and interactive as Zoo Miami, there are always more to see and more to learn. Becoming a zoo member means you’ll have the chance to get unlimited visits for a whole year! Knowing that families come in all different sizes, Zoo Miami offers several membership packages for you to choose from. There are 3 main membership packages, 2 add-ons to your membership and amusement park discounts for seniors.
The 3 main membership packages are:
Individual - This membership is perfect for the person who loves going to the zoo to embrace the nature or maybe even use their photography skills! This package is for anyone 18 years or older. If that’s you, then this is the right one for you.
Dual - This membership is great for you and your go-to zoo buddy. Zoo Miami gives an option of having “unnamed guest", which allows flexibility for a frequent visitor that may have a different zoo buddy each visit.
Family - This membership is for a full household! It covers 2 adults and up to 4 children in the same household.
Children and senior discounts are great side packages to add to your membership. If you choose to add more to your family membership, you’ll have the option of adding up to 4 extra guests for $35 each. As for the senior discounts, with a valid ID, members age 65 and older may receive a $5 discount on the Individual or Dual membership.
As a Member, you get free admission every day, exclusive events and deals throughout the year, discounts inside the zoo and more! Plus, zoo membership helps support Zoo Miami’s mission in conservation and education. For more information on other benefits you can get, click here.
Are you a Miami-Dade County employee? Then you’re in luck, because you get the chance to save $4 off regular adult admission and $2 off regular child admission for up to four people. Photo ID and proof of employment are required at time of purchase.
If you’d like to learn more about the zoo and all the other offers click here.
Activities & Add-Ons
Every attraction comes with activities and it’s always a full day of fun, fun, and more fun! With these three specific attractions, your day at any of these parks will be full of different kinds of activities.
Miami Seaquarium has a set schedule every day for guests to follow as they walk around. You’ll have the chance to see sea lions dance and even act in a skit with their trainers and maybe even give you a little splash! You’ll see penguins get their tummies full as they are being fed. Stingrays will go up to you and give you a little splash as you play with them. Dolphins will show you their acrobatics moves and so many other tricks too!
Not only are you able to have fun watching these shows, but you can also have the chance to meet one of these marine animals, by participating in one of the park’s animal encounters that are mentioned above!
Universal Orlando Resorts has countless of rides for you and your family to enjoy. There’s a ride for every single member of the family, no matter how old you are! From Dr. Seuss Landing, to picking your own music in Hollywood’s Rip Ride Rocket, you’ll never get tired of wanting to go again and again. Plus your family can enjoy after park hours at CityWalk. Tons of restaurants, dessert places, and even dancing clubs for those of you who to want to dance the night away!
Zoo Miami offers tons of encounters and feedings to see! From feeding a giraffe, to feeding a rhino, and even feeding a camel there are lots of activities to discover and enjoy. For each interaction you add to your visit, it ranges from $3 to $5!
So there you have it folks--- lots and lots of great deals and activities for you, your family and loved ones! Take advantage of these perks and make 2017 the year full of fun and adrenaline!