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Busch Gardens Tampa

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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were invited as guests for the after hours Christmas extravaganza. Since it didn't start until 6:00, it was already dark. We entered the park and was given a map of the theme areas. Unfortunately, it is almost useless. The only lights on were the...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have a tall child for age, we went to ride all the roller coasters. He was pretty scared at first, but concurred his fear and rode them all. We had the quick pass which was worth the money to do everything. The longest line...More

Thank Ynaples
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time. Love the animals and the staff that run the trains are amazing. Howl O Scream was expensive and basically had to purchase a fast pass to experience the houses. Great time but still too expensive overall.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, It's a fun location and safe for everyone! people and tourist were so friendly and enjoyed a good time.

Thank Letroy A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Busch Gardens is a fabulous place for adults, teens and young children. They have have a new land called Pantopia with the new ride called Falcon's Fury. There are shows and midway games that are a lot of fun too. Another new land is Jungala....More

Thank guitarfrenzy34
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our organization rented out the park for all of its employees and we had the best time! All of the roller coasters were unique and in great condition. Tons of shopping options as well as food and drink stops. Was decorated for Christmas town beautiful....More

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived 9:45 AM and were on one of the many roller coasters (Cheetah Hunt) by 10:10!! Next up was Cobra's Curse and Mantu before taking the Skyride to Stanleyville and a thrilling run on Sheikra! Then we hoofed it to Panatopia for more thrills on...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bush garden was all I expected and more. Me and the kid really enjoyed ourselves. .And the shuttle guy Roland was so generous and kind

Thank Shannon M
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review, Shannon! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love coming here because there are so much activities, rides, food, and games to get involve with your family. I highly recommend this place to everyone.

Thank latonja1969
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had earlier in the week spent a day at Discovery Cove and Busch Gardens was included in the ticket price. Busch gardens was about an hour drive away from Orlando but it is definitely worth the journey. We went mid week so the park...More

Thank JosieHappyFaces
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Dana S
15 November 2017|
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Response from Rhonda Kay W | Reviewed this property |
I have never used it, because we like to choose what we want and we save money buying our own with a 20% discount from the yearly pass or the fun day pass whichever includes free parking and a discount at the restaurants... More
13 November 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello, we do have lockers available throughout the park that you may rent at an additional charge. In addition, you may purchase the Serengeti Safari on the day of your visit if spots are still available.
Lisa H
1 November 2017|
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Response from hopefulangel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a security check will be done before entering the park.