We love LEGOLAND! We happen to live about an hour away from the park and go at least once a month! If you live close enough or plan to visit the park more than once this year, here are the best deals for annual passes right now.
Costco has a pretty good deal for a LEGOLAND California, Water Park & SEA LIFE Aquarium Play Pass – just $95.99. You’ll get unlimited admission to LEGOLAND California theme park, the SEA LIFE Aquarium, and the LEGOLAND Water Park through December 2017 – for less than the price of a 1-Day Resort Hopper ticket!
Just take the LEGOLAND® California Resort Play Pass eTicket (it will be emailed to you after you purchase online at Costco) and show it at the turnstiles at the main entrance on your first visit (must be used by April 30, 2017). Then, before you leave the park, exchange the 1-day ticket at the Membership Processing area inside the front gate for your Resort Play Pass annual pass.
Note that there are several restrictions with the Play Pass offer:
- Water Park blackout dates apply on Saturdays and Sundays between July 1 – August 13, 2017.
- Resort Play Pass is not considered a membership therefore does not receive member benefits (like free parking).
- Resort Play Pass does not include admission to ticketed special events, including Brick-or-Treat Party Nights.
This is still a pretty good deal for an annual pass. If you are not a Costco member, a non-member surcharge of $4.80 will be added to your order total.
We go to LEGOLAND so often that it was silly not to invest in an annual pass. If you calculate the cost of a daily admission ticket, if you visit just a few times you have more than gotten your money’s worth out of the membership.
There are 3 different types of annual memberships available at LEGOLAND (starting at $159), but the Merlin Annual Pass Premium Membership ($279) is by far the best value.
Merlin Annual Pass Premium Benefits include:
- 1-year of admission to: LEGOLAND California theme park, SEA LIFE Aquarium, LEGOLAND Water Park and 25+ Merlin North America Attractions – including LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, and SEA LIFE Aquariums.
- FREE regular parking (a $15 value)
- 1 FREE 1-Day Ticket to LEGOLAND California
- 20% discount at LEGOLAND California Resort restaurants
- 10% discount on LEGOLAND California Resort retail purchases
- $15 discount on LEGOLAND California or Hopper Tickets, valid up to six guests
- Special discounts and invitations to LEGOLAND California Resort events
- Free subscription to LEGOLAND newsletter and e-news
- Free subscription to LEGO® Magazine for child members
There is a special membership deal going on right now. You can get a free $25 or $50 LEGOLAND gift card with the purchase of an annual pass. You are bound to use the gift card quickly on the first visit so it’s a nice little rebate!