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Busch Gardens Tampa

#1 of 196 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed 2 days ago

fun adventure for the family. great entertainment. kind of pricey for this attraction. interesting things to do on site. good food and great fun. would visit again though

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Busch gardens is one of Tampa prime attractions. There are activities for every one in the family. Those who enjoy the thrills of roller coasters will love this park. If you do not like to walk or get tired, there is a train that can...More

1  Thank joan R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I use to live in the Tampa area and would go to BG many times and it was fun. Now they still have the same rides and a few new ones but the sideshows are all missing. They have a few smaller shows like the...More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First off, the only other theme park I have been to for comparison is WDW. And our local zoos were Baltimore and National Zoo. With that said, Busch Gardens is a nice day. You won't be able to see everything or ride all the rides,...More

1  Thank MPwife82
Reviewed 3 days ago

My favorite of these parks is, drum roll please, Busch Gardens because it has Montu! Montu is a fun filled ride with loops, corkscrews, and sudden drops. Also, I love Bush Gardens because it has Sheikra. Sheikra is a red ride with loops, turns, and...More

1  Thank ambernajjar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to reconnect with the family. Some of the coasters go big so be prepared for thrills. There is a good amount to see if you are not into the thrill rides. Lots of nature and animals. The whole family enjoyed the park. Tip...More

1  Thank w k
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are a plethora of things to do at Busch Gardens. The waterpark, zoo, and amusement park are fantastic.

1  Thank Toni M
Reviewed 5 days ago

the place is fun if you 48 inches and up but as an adult i found it to be dates and expensive. staff is friendly and nice through out the park, but the place is old looking and they sold us a ticket for a...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are plenty of reasons to love this park. Very clean, has a ton of animals, the prices aren't overly outrageous. You get to feed Kangaroos, there are a ton of animals to look at both from the train and just walking around. Very cool....More

Thank barry88
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have always liked Busch Gardens, good mix of rides,attractions, shows food is good, lots of shaded paths

1  Thank toddmQ5710XI
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Mel C
How much is all day dinning at the gate ??
28 May 2017|
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Response from eric B | Reviewed this property |
I want to say for the adult it was $33.50 that's with tax and for the child was only $15.00 plus tax 🤔we did do the pay one day come back all year for 3 people and we did one pass so we can get the free parking in the... More
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Lisa M
How long are the average coaster line-ups? We are debating getting the fast pass option - or not. In 90+ degree heat it might be hard to stand for long outside in the heat. How much does the pass cut down on wait times? Lisa
28 April 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Lisa! The answer will vary depending on many factors. The date of your visit, weather, or events at the park could effect the ride wait times. You may wait until your arrival at the park to purchase your Quick Queue so... More
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Gerard D
We're planning on visiting busche for a day when we go to Florida in August, we have an eight year old wanna be vet in the family which of the animal encounters do you recommend
28 April 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Gerard! We would highly recommend the Animal Care Center Tour as this geared to animal care and shows the every day activities of our Veterinarians.
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