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“Great park with lots to do!”
Review of Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens
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US$ 87.99*
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Ranked #1 of 203 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and more than 12,000 animals. Challenge a 335-foot drop tower, Falcon's Fury, or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. Busch Gardens' newest attraction, Cobra's Curse puts a spin on family thrills with this one-of-a-kind spin coaster.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

My family was impressed with Busch Gardens! Lots to do with great coasters and animal interactions. A little pricey but purchasing the Tampa City Pass gives you admission to Busch Gardens plus 4 other attractions at a substantial savings.

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We visited at the beginning of October. The queues were nearly non existent. We didn’t get the fast passes and you didn’t need them. The only ride with a wait time of more than 10 minutes was the rapids. And this was because it kept breaking down. The best ride was Falcon Fury. There’s at least 7 large coasters which are intense. The best place for food is the Serengeti plains where you can eat whilst watching the giraffes and zebras. Can’t wait to return.

Thank Ianbb9
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. We hope to host you again soon!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Good, clean, family fun with a variety of things to do ranging from rides, to petting animals to dining... Families can be simple and do train rides, or movies or just sight seeing; or you could be wild and have crazy fun on the rides (which are very much capable of pumping adrenalin even into your toes!!).

1  Thank Swaneisha M
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Visited here whilst the in holiday in Florida and after three years the park is still a great day out.
The coasters are fantastic with Cheetah Hunt our personal favourite but all of the other rides are very enjoyable.
The park has always got a relaxed atmosphere and it's always nice to stroll around looking at the various birds and animals.
Well worth a visit.

1  Thank JOANNE_M186460
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Over a 2 week holiday, we visited all the main parks and this, by far, was the best. It was easy to navigate, wasn't ridiculously busy (the longest queue was about 15 minutes) and everything was good value for money.
The park offered a souvenir cup for around $15 which is refillable all day (including slush puppies) this is well worth it as after 3 or 4 drinks you've made your money back. The restaurant overlooking the safari area was amazing. We sat outside to eat while looking over the giraffes and tourist train travel round the park. The food was well priced and very nice!
Overall this is a. Brilliant park with the best roller coasters out of any park!

4  Thank Joe B
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. We hope to host you again soon!

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