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Busch Gardens Tampa

#1 of 198 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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“theme park” (707 reviews)
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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

Great park but it is pretty large. If you are visiting I do recommend plan on spending 2 days if you have kids. That way they have a chance to ride all the rides. Fast passes would be very useful also

Thank Darren N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Could not book tickets over the phone for disabled guest and carer had to be at gate which is fine but once at the gate you would have to be taken to someone else to assess your disabillity. In other words to check if you...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow whaf an amazing place Jam packed with roller coasters for those who love them, and lots of animals too Just 75 minutes from Orlando its a great day out. Tip from me go on a weekday the queue lines were pracrically empty for us

Thank 180janene
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great day at Busch Gardens. It was super hot but and I would suggest going in a cooler time of year, but it is a fun time either way. A couple of suggestions I have would be: if you are a AAA...More

Thank anastasia j
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited busch gardens and it was loads of fun! We arrived at approx 11 am and left at approx 5 pm. Unfortunately it rained (as it typically does in fl during the summer.) Wait times were to be expected at about an hour per...More

1  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Busch Gardens having already done Disney and Universal - definitely saved the best for last! It was only an hours drive from Kissemmee There were quite a few rides my wife and I didn't go on (simply because they looked too scary), but...More

1  Thank The_Wrens_4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My first visit to Busch Gardens and I truly enjoyed it! The day was overcast with a little rain so the heat was bearable. The rides are amazing and the animals were out and interacting. I think this is a great attraction because you get...More

1  Thank Terri_1972
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved this amusement park! We did the safari too. We went the first week of April, during the middle of the week. There were no lines, and everything was in full swing! Both of my kids 14 & 15 were able to find something...More

1  Thank churppy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time regardless of the rain and temporary suspensions of the rides. It did not rain all day and the rides did resume. My 15 year old son was able to ride almost all of the rollercoaster rides. After the Cheetah ride he'd...More

2  Thank Coils
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great time had by all but be aware of time of year when thunder and lighting is heading in the outside rides stop which does add time to your day and queues get longer.

1  Thank Pie361
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Jeaneana G
26 July 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
For the safety of all of our guests and animals, guests must be at least 5 years old to enter our animal interaction areas. We do not have any areas where you would hold an animal. We offer feedings at Walkabout Way... More
Jeaneana G
26 July 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Walkabout Way is included with all park admission. We do offer feed at designated times throughout the day for a small charge. Guests must be 5 and older to enter Walkabout Way.
18 July 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello, We do not currently offer a single day ticket discount for seniors. Our best admission offers can be viewed on our website.