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Busch Gardens

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Admission Ticket
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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Reviewed yesterday

Busch Gardens is usually OK, especially for teens with the rollercoasters, and my daughter had a great time at the Halloween event this year. On my visits food lines have been long and slow. My main issues and the reason I'm not going back any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SophieG1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wanted to add a second review of the park. Because of our disappointing first experience,Busch Gardens reached out to my daughter and myself and asked if they could offer us a return visit on them. We accepted two passes to their Hallowscream event. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank npoole230
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everyone knows how these parks are. Long lines and long waiting times. The best time to go is in the morning and on the weekdays :) you can take advantage of all the fun and still make dinner plans. Enjoy everyone.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chunkymonkeyfifteen
Reviewed yesterday

I have been trying for weeks to reach someone at Busch gardens in Tampa to get more info on quick queue ... during the Christmas shopping season, I can only spend so much before getting paid again on the 15th, so already contemplating a quick...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tpx3430
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our payments are taken out of our account every month yet every time we come here there is an issue with our passes. We went through security and got turned around had to fight through the crowd because there was no exit only to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 243AdamL
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Busch Gardens. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at BGA.GuestInformation@buschgardens.com...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome rides, Adorable gorilla exhibit, nice family friendly child play area, beautiful birds and a variety of animals. A fun friendly day for any age.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anchorsister
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A more traditional theme park than the ones in Orlando, Busch Gardens offers a good mix in big thrills, quiet rides and things for the non Roller Coaster lovers. Easily signposted from Orlando on the I-4 and about an hour's drive, car parking will set...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JamesSDocherty
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to have extreme fun! Some of the attractions are very scary but they are worth it! Want to be back next year for Tigris!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 681melvins
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I grew up going to Busch Gardens in the 1990s. I decided to take my 11 year old son this year and he LOVED it! He reported liking it much better than Disney's Animal Kindom (which is also wonderful). This park is for serious roller...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nedasdaughter
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a early light cold day trying to get to the Busch Gardens parking area is a challenge. Either Busch Gardens personnel or local police have to direct and assist with the traffic to the parks including SeaWorld at Orlando. Sea world desperately needs this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bertnancyny
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Busch Gardens. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We have shared your comments with the leadership team for their review and appropriate action.

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Mario Z
December 7, 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Mario! We would recommend reaching out to us directly via our website for additional information on your pass requirements.
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Scott H
December 5, 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
There is not a designated row that Quick Queue guests have to ride.
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AmyK2169
November 30, 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
A Fun Card does not include benefits or discounts. An Annual Pass has discounts and benefits.
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