SeaWorld offering teachers free admission through August 2021

SeaWorld offering teachers free admission through August 2021
SeaWorld is back open seven days a week, but not all employees are back on the job.

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld announced Thursday it will allow teachers free unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando through August 31, 2021.

All active and certified K-12 teachers are eligible for a complimentary SeaWorld Florida Teacher Card, the theme park said, adding, “The teaching community deserves our thanks now more than ever.”

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Once registered, teachers may also purchase up to three additional guest tickets through Sept. 30 for the reduced rate of $27.99. Additional offers are also available.

Teachers can obtain their card online using ID.me. Select the Teacher ID button in the top right, then select “sign up” and enter an email address and password. The site requires a Department of Education number to audit eligibility for the program.

Eligible private-school teachers can provide a letter from the principal on school letterhead confirming their employment, along with a Florida ID an recent paystub to the front gate entrance.

SeaWorld reopened in June with a new reservation system and social distancing after shutting down due to COVID-19.

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