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Busch Gardens Tampa

#1 of 197 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a great day with 4a and 2c aged 9 & 11. Much quieter park than the Orlando theme parks, only a maximum of 30min wait during peak time in August. As every park food/drink expensive but we recharged our Seaworld souvenir cup for $6...More

Thank Matthew I
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in the area, it's well worth a visit. Great for rides and animals. The coasters are the best. We visited in mid August and the longest queue for anything was about 15 minutes. Pretty good compared to th parks. Didn't buy any food...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my Granddaughter who has no fear of roller coasters unlike myself. Visited on a Tuesday and was very surprised just how quiet it was so there were no queues for most of the attractions so Granddaughter was able to go on most of the...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 2 days ago

my son is a coaster nerd and he usee every chance he gets to jump on one of those. Here there are plenty. He loved it, therefore I was happy... to me it was another park, with lots of rollercoasters. The zoo was ok, though.

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband, my two boys and I went on a Tuesday. We paid for the Unlimited Fast Pass which skyrocketed our ticket prices to almost $700!!!! It was nice though not having to wait hardly at all. My older son was on a quest to...More

Thank Cmkr117
Reviewed 4 days ago

This park has many Animal exhibits, some bird and Falcon shows, live music and entertainment that is very family-friendly. The cost of a ticket is about $90 each. You can upgrade and buy tickets that include food all day too. The rides are really fun...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a huge theme park!! It's very clean as well. It's actually surprisingly clean. There are tons of things to do and never a dull moment! You could never get bored of bush gardens!! Love the nature all around and the animals! It's a...More

Thank susan0dunkin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed time there and so did the kids. The best part was the turn it up show. That was a great ice skating show and will see again soon.

Thank Lester G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had tickets to Busch gardens as part of our sea world tickets. We were staying near international drive so to get the free transport provided with the ticket we had to book it a day in advance( I think this is something hotels should...More

Thank Tonia G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having done 2 weeks of Orlando madness we moved to Tampa to try Busch Gardens. The park has a wide range of roller coasters and other rides and attractions. Seeing as it was in the middle of summer school holidays, the longest we had to...More

Thank TattooDubai
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Noel M
19 August 2017|
Response from 366sammya | Reviewed this property |
You need to call their main number and ask.
18 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
The time would depend on the attractions and shows you would like to see and the crowd level. We recommend arriving at park opening so you can bypass the higher crowds later on during the day.

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