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Busch Gardens: Tours & Tickets

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and more than 12,000 animals. Challenge a 335-foot drop tower, Falcon's Fury, or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. Busch Gardens...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good times at freight night, not bad lines, good scare zones, 6 Haunted Houses and 2 were new ones this year

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great! Minimal wait time for haunted houses and many rides still open. The website says not suitable for children and I agree. We missed a few things because having a child with us that didn’t want to do a few things because of being scared....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The ticket lines are terribly slow. Standing in line over 45 minutes and only 25-30 people ahead hope the wait is worth it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Abc3716
Reviewed yesterday

So I waited before writing this but hear it goes, not impressed at all with the park most likely because I'm comparing it to Busch Gardens Williamsburg which is the bomb in every category. Hallow Scream is a money grab, most likely to make up...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cooper6611
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are into rollercoaster's this is the place. Although I'm not into them other members of our party were, and really made the most of the short lines. The Tigris is not for the faint hearted, the speed it goes although not that big...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank frank k
Reviewed 3 days ago

This park is amazing and the best one we went to out of our 3 park pass to Seaworld, Aquatica and Busch Gardens. This park had everything we wanted and we really enjoyed our day, we are a family of 6, with 4 kids ranging...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank CMephan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had guests so started early on a Thursday. Crowds were sparse and lines were short. The Sky Buckets were not moving as they’re preparing for Christmas Town as soon as the Howl of Scream is completed. While howl is fun and spooky, one of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tampa, Florida has much to offer in the way of entertainment. It may not get the attention of Orlando or Miami, but among Florida’s large cities, Tampa ranks as probably the most diverse in terms of overall things to do. Many who visit are pleasantly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
20  Thank Great_Beer_Now
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like roller coasters this park is excellent they also have a few slides and water rides to cool you down and have shaded areas to sit in.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The park is very nice for the people who are looking for a strong adrenaline experience. Most of attractions are high, very fast, curly in every way. On the other hand there are many lovely places for animal lovers. For example safari where you can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank iza_wozniak_chile
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Busch Gardens. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We have shared your comments with the leadership team for their review and appropriate...More

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6 October 2019|
Response from DISNEYCHICKS | Reviewed this property |
Most defiantly !! Make sure to watch for a good forecast on your park day !!!
Christine R
30 September 2019|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi! Admission is not included with Breakfast with Elmo!
30 September 2019|
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Response from ChandaS261 | Reviewed this property |
Bush Gardens can be done in one day but to do everything maybe 2 days