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Busch Gardens Tampa

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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed today via mobile

Busch Gardens is a great place to visit, especially at this time of the year. The weather is fantastic and you don't have to wait on line. We had a terrific time even though we don't like roller coasters. There are shows and some rides...More

Thank Eva S
Reviewed yesterday

We went with 2 grandsons ages 5 and 6. We arrived at the park at 10:10 am (oppenning) and left at 5pm (closing) we had the run of the place! We did not have to wait for any rides at all, they could go on...More

Thank brylin2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I recently visited on a cold (for Florida, it was in the 40s) weekday, and it was awesome. The park is clean and we'll kept, the staff is cheerful and helpful, and the lines weren't bad at all for the roller coasters....More

Thank merissa m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Busch gardens for a day out we had a great day plenty to do my favourite part was going in the Lorri parrot’s aviary were they would fly on you , also the little train that takes right around the park seeing...More

Thank katLiverpool
Reviewed yesterday

We saw Christmas Town in the afternoon and after dark, when the lights were splendid! The light show done to a Christmas song (Serengeti restaurant building) was spectacular!

Thank vamortensen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When in Busch Gardens the first thing to do is grab a map because you will get lost. It’s like a labyrinth of sorts. We wanted to do the safari but we were told to book in advance..bummer! We enjoyed the skyride (cable car ride)...More

Thank Marabelle17
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on Christmas Day and it did not seem overly crowded, which is such a nice contrast to my recent visits to other Florida amusement parks. Loved the layout of the park and that there’s plenty to see and do aside from the rides.

Thank TazsGirl
Reviewed yesterday

this place is just awesome and i recommend upgraded tickets and weekday visits to totally streamline the experience!

Thank Cesar C
Reviewed yesterday

good amusement park , if you love roller coasters you have to visit it, also have 2 nice areas for little ones,

Thank jose o
Reviewed yesterday

I have been going to Busch Gardens for over 30 yrs. and like many places in FL the price has gotten prohibitive but this was a splurge. We got the play and eat pkg.----worth the price IF you stayed all day but lots of walking...More

Thank glendaraw2014
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22 January 2018|
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Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
Fast Pass is good idea as July is a busy period AND standing in long lines in the heat of summer can be tough!! We didn't get passes in Nov or again this month as park attendance was extremely light and there were... More
Brent C
21 January 2018|
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Response from Catherine S | Reviewed this property |
You can try Groupon or if you belong to AAA or AARP they have discounted tickets.
15 January 2018|
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Response from lorraine j | Reviewed this property |
We got the annual passes through the Busch Garden web site. In the last few years, they have been offering a December special on the passes.