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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number:
+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 19:00
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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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Not that known outside the US but really worth it

If you like Seaworld and you like the Zoo's in Europe than this is the place for you to go to. We heard about this place when we booked our ticket for Seaworld since it was a 14... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Oss, The Netherlands
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Oss, The Netherlands
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139 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like Seaworld and you like the Zoo's in Europe than this is the place for you to go to. We heard about this place when we booked our ticket for Seaworld since it was a 14 day combo ticket and decided to give it a try. It was really worth it! Price: Price is like with Seaworld good... More 

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Thank Niels W
Coldwater, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I haven't been to Busch Gardens in quite some time. Had a great time and was able to see everything I wanted to see and even go on a ride!

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Odessa, Florida
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great fun just the meal plan is over-rated for what you pay for... when you purchase the meal plan for all day they have in small print that you can only get your entre meal every hour it is not unlimited as you would think it to be.the advertising say's "All you care to Eat"...not true advertising. the problem with... More 

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220 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful Day Great Clean Park. Got to see a old rock & roll group the " DIAMONDS :" wonderful show brought back some food memories of the 50th. Loved the train ride and able to get off an on at your leisure. Took the sky ride and saw animals from the sky. Nice personal to help you with your questions... More 

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Thank Dolores W
Stevens Point Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived to find parking was $20 and I thought that was a little much. We have payed to park a lot on this vacation; but this seemed a little high to me. Upon entering the park that opened at 10 am you ended up walking in and having to wait until 10:30 for other areas to open. Not sure... More 

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Clearwater
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We take our grand daughter when she visits every year. So much to do for all. Shows are great ,animals are fun to see and of course rides are fun.

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Thank Gayla L
Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to do! Busch Gardens has a children's ride area that is really good. The best place to eat is the barbecue place! Best price and best food for the money. We always walk over there to eat,but be aware that the wait can be long so try to go at unusual times. I would recommend that you bring a... More 

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Thank bohannah
San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We purchased tickets in advance to the elephant insider tour. The instructions indicate that check-in starts at 10:15 and the tour starts promptly at 10:30 AM. The park opens at 10 AM and you have to go through baggage check prior to entering the park. Given that the lines are terribly long and the baggage checkers aren't the fastest (In... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Plan on spending the entire day there. There is lots to see and do. I would also recommend getting your ticket in advance to avoid the long lines.

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Thank Cynthia814
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park has it all---if you like roller coasters you are in for some thrills, the animals are up close and personal. They have a show called Wildlife Docs that is filmed there and shows them and how they care for the animals, if you are lucky you might just catch them filming.

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