Ultimate Guide to Adventure Island in Tampa: Coupons, Discounts, and Deals

January 21, 2022

Don’t be a wannabe islander. Make your way to Adventure Island to splash around for a steal!

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a beach bum, there’s something to suit your fancy at Adventure Island, situated in sunny Tampa, Florida. Want to go exploring under the sea and save money simultaneously? You’re in luck. We’ve rounded up the ultimate guide to Adventure Island offers and deals to get you the most underwater bang for your buck. 

Daredevils will prefer the high-speed twists and turns on beloved water slides like Colossal Curl and Solar Vortex, while those who like to take it easy will enjoy kicking back and relaxing on the Rambling Bayou lazy river. 

The virtual reality snorkeling experience is a chance to dive into the adventure of a lifetime. Technology and H2O combine to transport you to another magical world. 

Aerial view Adventure Island's splash pool on a sunny day in Tampa, Florida, USA

photo credit: Adventure Island via Facebook

Guide to Adventure Island Tampa Discounted Tickets

When you purchase your Adventure Island tickets from Tripster, you don’t have to worry about which day you’ll be hitting the wet ‘n wild water park during your vacay in the Sunshine State. The expiration date will be one year from the date you purchase the ticket.

This means the happy-go-lucky among us can go with the flow. Once you get there, head straight to the turnstile and get ready to make a splash. 

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When to Go

And if you’re more of a planner? We don’t blame you, either. Use some strategy when choosing which day to hit the park.

Adventure Island is no winter retreat. Cross off December, January, and February from your list as the park will be closed during these months.

When spring comes around, so does the water park! Select days are open beginning in March. You’ll have no trouble planning your visit during late spring and all summer long, as Adventure Island is open in May through August every day. 

Guide to Adventure Island Special Packages

The real money-saving fun starts when you dive into some of the special Adventure Island discounts available! You won’t need any coupon codes with these great deals.

Expand your trip itinerary with these attractions to double (or triple) up on the thrilling, watery fun:

Two park tickets and even three park tickets are available to save you a fortune!

Pro Tip: Snag unlimited visits to Adventure Island and all three other parks for about $50 per park! As a bonus, this bundle includes free parking. Once the ticket is scanned, admission expires in 14 days. So you have two whole weeks to pack in all the waterlogging, adrenaline-rushing fun you can muster up!

Aerial view of Calypso Coaster on a sunny day at Adventure Island in Tampa, Florida, USA

photo credit: Adventure Island via Facebook

Included With Your Ticket

There’s plenty to do on this little slice of paradise on earth! Ride the waves of the 17,000 square foot Endless Surf wave pool or meander through a tropical rainforest on the Rambling Bayou lazy river. 

If you’re a kid, Fabian’s Fun Port and Splash Attack are the places to be! Explore a jungle gym or a maze featuring a huge treehouse, with plenty of opportunities to get completely soaked along the way. 

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Pro Tip: The virtual reality snorkeling experience costs an additional $25, but this exciting attraction is well worth the extra cash!

Adrenaline junkies will be lining up for the water slides. You’ll get access to all of them included with every ticket: 

  • Colossal Curl
  • Solar Vortex
  • Vanish Point
  • Aruba Tuba
  • Calypso Coaster
  • Caribbean Corkscrew
  • Riptide
  • Water Moccasin 
  • … and two new slides coming in 2022! The Rapids Racer and Wahoo Remix will add plenty more slipping ‘n sliding fun to Adventure Island’s watery repertoire. 

Pro Tip: Adventure Island offers cashless wristbands as a complimentary service. Link a credit or debit card to the wristband and scan it to make a purchase anywhere in the park! You can safely lock your wallet away for a worry-free day in the water park.

Friends Resting in a Cabana at Adventure Island - Tampa, Florida, USA

photo credit: Adventure Island via Facebook

Bring Your Own Gear to Save

While there’s some great shopping at Adventure Island in the Island Surf Shop, you can spare some cash and skip the gift shop when you bring these items in a backpack or beach bag:

  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe vera (just in case!)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Flip flops or sandals
  • Goggles
  • Change of clothes

Photo Alert: Before you jump in, snap a photo in all your beach gear for the ‘gram! 

people floating down the lazy river at Adventure Island Tampa FLGuide to Adventure Island Dining Deals

There’s nothing like a day of swimming to make you hungrier than a blue whale. Luckily, there are plenty of delicious options throughout Adventure Island to satisfy those water-induced cravings. 

Chow down at one of these great options:

  • Surfside Café
  • Mango Joe’s Café
  • Island Food Truck
  • Colossal Snacks
  • Captain Pete’s

Pro Tip: Keep in mind that outside food and drinks are not allowed in the park, excluding water bottles. To save some dough on food, consider having a picnic in the parking lot or eating before entering the park!

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To get in on the tasty tropical goodness, purchase an All-Day Dine Deal wristband for the best bargain. In addition, some ticket packages bundle multiple parks and dining deals!

Hotel Discounts

Take the opportunity to live life on island time when you visit The Big Guava to go to Adventure Island. Of course, you’ll need a place to snooze because there’s nothing as relaxing as a vacation nap! 

Book your stay at The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas or the Balmoral Resort Florida with Tripster for a significant discount on your Tampa Bay abode.

More Ways to Save

Before you go, browse the water park’s website for Adventure Island coupons and promo codes. The holidays are a great time to check for deals, too, as Adventure Island is known to offer deals during these times. Also, keep an eye out for deals on Black Friday!

If you’re looking to become a resident islander at Adventure Island multiple times this year, an annual pass may be the best way to go!

Are you ready for an adventure? Don’t fret about planning it out or coughing up the money. Tripster offers all the deals and discounts you’ll need, so you can sit back and let the tide wash in!


michaela smiling holding magazine with body of water in background

Written By Michaela

Michaela is a journalist who views every story she writes as an adventure, leading her to explore new places and meet new people. She is based in the Midwest ...

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