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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 17:00
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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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One of our kids fell and skinned himself up and several peaple told us to go to first aid. We asked some one where it was and he said to sit there and 1st aid would come to us. It... read more

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Curtis Bay
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Curtis Bay
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of our kids fell and skinned himself up and several peaple told us to go to first aid. We asked some one where it was and he said to sit there and 1st aid would come to us. It was only a couple minutes and a medic came to us. He said it was a lot quicker for them... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here back when I was much younger. I haven't been there since. It is a really nice place to go visit now because they have so much more there now Kids would really enjoy going there..

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Thank DONNA C
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I LOVE rollercoasters. I LOVE them. My 12 year-old son does too, my 9 year-old daughter? Not so much. My husband had unexpected business in Tampa the week of our Spring Break. We found out about this business 6 days before Spring Break began. I had no money saved for some big Orlando vacation, but we were not going to... More 

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Thank niataylor
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible cannot fully describe how marvelous a time you will have herd. Entertainment is all around you and even the famous from years past. We saw Chubby Checker of the TWIST!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recommend avoiding Busch Gardens. We ordered our tickets on line and thought it would be a simple matter of showing our printed tickets or bar codes at the gate. Instead, we had to wait 2 hours in line to exchange our printed tickets for official tickets. We then had to wait another 30 minutes to enter the park. We... More 

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Fraser, United States
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its been years since I've been to Busch Gardens and I'm very disappointed in the changes that have happened over the years. The focus now is on amusement type rides. It is high priced and I felt not worth the cost. The good old days of Anheuser Busch appear to be long gone.

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Thank Gary S
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Busch Gardens is one of our favorite parks on Florida. The lush grounds keep you from getting burned and the roller coasters are always fabulous! The animals are well cared for and the park closes at dusk. Great family fun!

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Mcminnville tn
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great roller coasters and rides(when they are functioning). The animals that are put out through the park are not always out there and on display like they are in a normal zoo. The cheetah run is something that is amazing to see, but that's about the only time you will see them out and about. The tiger pop up is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have you sit in a line for a half an hour then you get up there and there is difficulties in every single ride. I would never go again

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Atlanta, GA
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been visiting Busch gardens of Tampa as well as Williamsburg since I was a kid wayyy back in the '70's. Have things changed? Yes, they have yet the parks are still fantastic places to go and enjoy with family and friends. From rides and themes ( especially in Williamsburg) and of course the animals( as in Tampa), I have... More 

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