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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 18:00
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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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Great day out if you like animals and rides

Great day out for the family, love seeing all the animals. But disappointed with the queues for the rides, so didn't go on many and quite expensive to get it. If your in Tampa... read more

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Newnan, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The website did not mention all the attractions that were permanently closed. I was disappointed. The weather was nice, and the lines were not long for the rides that were working. Most of the animals seemed lethargic at best. It had been around 9 years since I had been there, guess it will be another 9 before I return.

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great day out for the family, love seeing all the animals. But disappointed with the queues for the rides, so didn't go on many and quite expensive to get it. If your in Tampa it's a must see though.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Serengeti Tour was worth the price. I spent 3 days in a row in the park. The best day was the cool and slightly raining day, no lines!!! However, due to the thunderstorm warning, the rides were non-operational during the alert. I had a fantastic time.

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New York City, New York
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Simple very economic nice hotel, the breakfast have different plates the pool is nice and have a bush garden package

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1 Thank ChDorner
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the quick queue is Totally worth buying to skip all the lines and just making the day better in general, and the all day dining food is great except the lines were terrible every time we wanted to eat.

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2 Thank Lorraine P
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Our Quick Queue and All-Day Dining Deal products are excellent options for enhancing your experience at our park. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Maybrook, New York
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family of 5 had a great time! Busch Gardens Tampa is the perfect marriage of a zoo and theme park rolled into one. We loved all the different animals you see along the way to get on a ride or rollercoaster. Great photo ops where ever you go. We enjoyed seeing the animals as much as going on rides.... More 

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2 Thank Vanessa V
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! We believe our unique combination of animal habitats and thrilling attractions makes us the perfect destination for guests of all ages. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our park. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited mainly for the roller coasters, which are all awesome and due to the time of year we hardly had to queue for, but the rest of the park is great to. The animal exhibits are really large and look well designed and have lots of viewing points so you can take lots of pictures. One of our favourite places... More 

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2 Thank steveandsteven
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! We aim to create enriching and entertaining memories that are truly unforgettable. We're happy to hear our efforts were successful during your visit. We look forward to hosting you again soon. More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent most of our time on the rollercoasters. We brought a big bag with changes of clothes in as the rapids looked like they soaked the riders. So we needed a large locker that we found in the Morocco area just on the left after the entry to the park. $20 for the full day, medium lockers $15 and... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Your comments are important to us as they help us deliver a better experience for all our guests. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Virginia
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were impressed with the quality of the shows, exhibits, flower/shrub displays, attractions, and numerous animals. What a fun day and a learning experience! We spent the whole day and did not even get to all the locations within this huge park. One of the big highlights was having lunch at the Dragon Fire Grill and watching the amazing Rock... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. We offer a unique blend of thrills, entertainment and animal encounters. We hope each aspect of our park provided your family with unforgettable memories. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Flint, Michigan
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on New Years day and it was my most favorite animal park I have been too. The staff could have been friendlier...but i am from the Midwest and have high expectations when it comes to customer service. The food was good...and I suggest getting the ticket where you can eat and drink all day for free. It's nice... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is home to one of the largest zoos in North America. We strive to provide one-of-a-kind experiences not found anywhere else. We're happy to hear you received excellent customer service and culinary options. We look forward to hosting you again soon. More 

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