Volcano Bay Tickets 2022- Top Ways to Save on Universal Tickets

Universal Volcano Bay tickets are a great addition to your Universal Orlando trip. Volcano Bay is a large waterpark centered around a makeshift volcano right out of a tropical paradise.

Here are the top ways to find Volcano Bay discount tickets for your upcoming Florida vacation.

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Volcano Bay's main attractions include large raft rides, tall body slides, twisting water slides, a lazy river and relaxed beach atmosphere options including cabana rentals and reserved dining. This is a great addition to any Universal Orlando vacation!

Here are the official Volcano Bay ticket and options through Universal Orlando! You can buy Volcano Bay tickets cheap by following the tips in our guide so make sure you keep reading!

1-Day Volcano Bay Ticket

  • If you purchase your Volcano Bay ticket online, prices range from $80-$85 for adults and $75 for children.

Prices will vary depending on the date you select for Volcano Bay with factors impacting price such as the season, day of the week etc. You will always save on the gate price by purchasing online.

3-Park – 2-Day Ticket

Includes Universal Studios Florida,  Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay

  • If you purchase your Universal Orlando park-to-park ticket online, prices start at $314 for adults and start at $304 for children.

Prices will vary depending on the date you select with factors impacting price such as the season, day of the week etc. You will always save on the gate price by purchasing online.

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1-Park Universal Express PLUS Pass

Express Pass is also offered at Volcano Bay if you want to skip the lines at ALL the rides! You can use this once per attraction. This pass includes every attraction at Volcano Bay.

Price starts at $39.99 per person.

1-Park Universal Express Pass

Skip the lines at select attractions at Volcano Bay with this Express Pass Option. You can use this once per attraction.

Price starts at $19.99 per person.

Get Away Today- Authorized Universal Volcano Bay Ticket Reseller

There is a small savings if you purchase your ticket from the Universal Orlando website in advance (more info below). However, these savings pale in comparison when you look at the prices from the Universal-approved ticket reseller that we convinced to offer this exclusive Universal discount to you, our MickeyVisit.com readers.

Get Away Today logoThe best prices available for Universal Orlando tickets are from the authorized ticket reseller, Get Away Today. Not only do they have better prices than other resellers, but their customer service and easy support is absolutely fantastic. They have an entire department dedicated to making sure every order has a 10/10 experience. When a customer shared that having tickets in advance would improve their experience, Get Away Today committed to sending the tickets to their guests so they can avoid the lines at the ticket booths. And they are always offering exclusive sales including buy 2 days, get 2 days free!

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To offer this these discounts, Get Away Today purchases huge blocks of tickets and breaks them up to sell to guests. Don't get caught paying the gate price when you can get a ticket a lower price from them.

Through our exclusive partnership, we are able to offer the lowest priced tickets. Check out the Get Away Today website for information on all ticket savings. These prices are exclusively available to Mickey Visit readers. You have to click through our private links to unlock exclusive access to these lower Universal prices (if you just go directly to the Get Away Today website you will just see their normal prices).

All tickets are sent electronically which means guests will take either their phone or printed confirmation straight to the gate at Universal. There will be no need to go to a ticket booth to pick-up will call tickets and no way to leave physical tickets at home. Book your tickets at least two days before your arrival to Universal to ensure that they are processed in time for the first day of your vacation.

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Bundle your Volcano Bay ticket with a Universal Orlando package to save money as it will be less than buying the ticket separately. Universal Orlando packages will offer 3-park tickets in a bundle which will give access to Volcano Bay.

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If you're a Universal annual passholder you can get tickets on 3-day multi day Universal tickets which include Volcano Bay. Unfortunately, annual passholders can't get discounts on 1-day Volcano Bay tickets.

There are also annual pasholder options that include Volcano Bay in the membership. Read more below about the 3-Park Annual Passes offered by Universal. You need to purchase the 3-Park option in order to have Volcano Bay included.

3-Park Annual Passes

Seasonal Pass

  • $403.99 per person.
  • Park to Park admission to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay. Blockout dates and restrictions apply.
  • No flexible pay option, must pay full price in one installment.
  • On-site Universal hotel discounts.
  • Discounts on Universal theme park tickets and special events.

Power Pass

  • $463.99 per person.
  • Flexible pay options offered after initial down payment- pay less than $22 a month.
  • Park to Park admission to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay. Blockout dates and restrictions apply.
  • On-site Universal hotel discounts.
  • Discounts on Universal theme park tickets and special events.
  • Admission to select Universal events and concerts.
  • 50% off regular daytime Universal parking.

Preferred Pass

  • $503.99 per person.
  • Flexible pay options offered after initial down payment- pay less than $24 a month.
  • Park to Park admission to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay. Block out dates apply to Volcano Bay.
  • On-site Universal hotel discounts.
  • Early park admission for Universal Studios and Island of Adventure. . Blockout dates and restrictions apply.
  • Discounted Universal food, merchandise & specialty items.
  • Discounts on Universal theme park tickets and special events.
  • Admission to select Universal events and concerts.
  • Free Universal parking.

Premier Pass

  • $733.99 per person.
  • Flexible pay options offered after initial down payment- pay less than $34 a month.
  • Park to Park admission to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay.
  • Universal Express after 4PM for Universal Studios and Island of Adventure.
  • Early park admission for Universal Studios and Island of Adventure.
  • One free Halloween Horror Nights ticket on select nights.
  • Discounted Universal food, merchandise & specialty items.
  • On-site Universal hotel discounts.
  • Discounts on Universal theme park tickets and special events.
  • Admission to select Universal events and concerts.
  • Free Universal parking.
  • Free Universal valet parking.

Volcano Bay Military TicketsA picturesque view of a lagoon and water rushing down the volcano at Universal's Volcano Bay water theme park.

Active duty military personnel and Veterans can enjoy discount tickets directly from Universal Orlando. When you receive your tickets at the gate you will only receive $3 off per price of admission but there can be better deals when planning in advance. You have two options for securing your tickets in advance:

Option #1

  • Visit your local base Military Ticket Office to purchase your Universal tickets. It is recommended that you call them ahead of time to make these arrangements for ticket purchases.

Option #2

  • Please contact the Military Ticket Program at (901) 874-6891 to locate the nearest Military Ticket office for prices and purchase options. The Military Ticket Program office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 am –
  • 4:00 pm Central Time, Closed Weekends and Holidays.
  • 3-Park Military “Freedom Pass” Promotional Ticket1 to Universal Studios Florida AND Universal’s Islands of Adventure AND Universal’s Volcano Bay (Available for use every day through December 31, 2022)

Visit your Authorized Military Ticket & Travel office to purchase your tickets in advance!

Remember, only the 3-Park tickets offer access to Volcano Bay!

Military Discount Packages

Universal also offers military discount Universal Orlando vacation packages which include the 3-Park military ticket which gives you access to Volcano Bay! Here is an example of a ‘make your own' vacation package currently being offered for military:

Select the hotel of your choice, customize your theme park admission, add airfare and other enhancements to enjoy Universal Orlando Resort the way you want to experience it.

  • 4-Night Hotel Accommodations
  • 3-Park Military “Freedom Pass” Promotional Ticket1 to Universal Studios Florida AND Universal’s Islands of Adventure AND Universal’s Volcano Bay (Available for use every day through December 31, 2022)
  • Early Park Admission2 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay up to one hour before the parks open (valid theme park admission required, select attractions).

Now – Dec. 27, 2022

Visit your Authorized Military Ticket & Travel office or call (877) 801-9720.

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Florida Resident Volcano Bay Tickets

Florida Residents save over $50 off the gate price on all multi-day tickets, one park, and park-to-park ticket options when you buy online.

Volcano Bay Group Tickets

Youth and education programs can receive discounts on 3-day park tickets which include Volcano Bay for large groups.

For information or additional questions on rates, call 1-800-YOUTH15.

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Unfortunately, AAA/CAA discount offers are only good for 2-Park tickets which don't include access to Volcano Bay. You need to have either a 3-Park ticket or a 1-Day ticket to Volcano Bay to access to the water park.

UCF Volcano Bay Tickets

Students, faculty, and staff can receive discount tickets through the website or in the student union. Limit of two tickets per 30 days. Buy in advance because Universal Orlando tickets will run out. Discounts for tickets change but 3-park tickets are often rare to find through the university as they typically just offer 1-park or 2-park tickets.

Does Costco sell Universal Orlando tickets?

Costco often offers Orlando vacation packages and discount ticket options. Check Costco's Travel website and search for “Universal Orlando” to see if there are any current Universal deals. Costco's deals change often so it's always good to keep checking back! Often restrictions can apply to Universal Orlando packages so always read the fine print.

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