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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 888-800-5447
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Busch Gardens Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 300 acres of...

Busch Gardens Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 300 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos with more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.

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Christmas at Busch Gardens

wonderful day friendly staff beautiful gardens numerous ride greek food easy parking in tram ride can pay a little extra and get preferred parking closer to the gate so you don't... read more

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

wonderful day friendly staff beautiful gardens numerous ride greek food easy parking in tram ride can pay a little extra and get preferred parking closer to the gate so you don't have to take the tram or if you have a stroller tell them when you pull in for parking that you have a stroller and I'll give you perfer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never too happy about animals in captivity - but they seem well cared for and they do have quite a bit of space relatively speaking. The attraction is definitely the rides. They are all super - love cheetah run.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always fun, family friendly and low key. Beautiful gardens. While the food is a bit pricey, it is filling.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Busch Gardens is the Disney of Tampa. All locals should experience it at least once a year -- with or without kids, and it is the top destination for visitors. Expect lines, expensive food and souvenirs, and a ton of walking, but that is just the norm for any amusement park. Also, try to plan a visit when it is... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my 6 year old daughter last week. There were rides for older kids/adults and a Sesame area for the younger kids. We found ourselves in a grey area with not much to pick from for the ride selection. Good times, especially if you're into roller coasters. Kind of expensive day but worth it.

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St. Petersburg
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We started our day Sunday at the Ice show about 12:30pm. The skaters were excellent, especially the couples team and the female single skaters. Then we spent the rest of the day enjoying the park, riding the train to see the African plains animals, walking through the animal exhibits, and doing the Shekra and Cheetah Hunt rides. No lines at... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can I say? This place is so much fun for every age group. I have six kids ranging from 23 to 7 and they all have a blast. Great kid rides and shows. Amazing roller coasters and beautiful animals. This place is so clean and well maintained that my wife and I will just sneak away during the day... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The best way to describe Busch Gardens is a zoo with roller coasters and other rides. It was nice to alternate between riding rides and walking through the animal exhibits. The park was clean, the animals well cared for, and the rides were fun. We visited on a Saturday in early December. The park was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here on slow and busy days. Slow days 5-10 minutes wait for some rollercoasters, busy days well over an hour. Makes it difficult to take more that a few rides in one visit. There's something for everyone here - rides, animals and a child Sesame Street themed section. Would highly recommend taking the safari night tour after hours!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We bought the Busch annual pass deal for our family of four Florida residents. For $99 bucks each, we had unlimited visits to the theme park AND Islands of Adventure water park. Busch is great because it is a HUGE theme park with a wide array of attractions and shows to appeal to every age group. The animal exhibits here... More 

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