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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number:
+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
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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Beautiful property so much to see & do. It is expensive but there are deals out there. I recommend going in early and getting the dining package. The kids enjoyed the rides. Our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chicago
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful property so much to see & do. It is expensive but there are deals out there. I recommend going in early and getting the dining package. The kids enjoyed the rides. Our favorite part was the Serengeti Outpost Safari Tour (fed the Giraffes too) worth it! Our kids loved it 20, 17 & 15 years old. Great rides, shops,... More 

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Warsaw, Indiana
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139 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had short wait times of 15 minutes or less on all rides. We bought an all-day meal ticket, so our food and drink was taken care of. Lots of animals to see and roller coasters to go on. Got absolutely soaked on the rapids ride!

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UK
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been to Busch many times and each time the rides get better. The introduction of the new Cheetah Hunt was great. The only down side is my middle son is 10 years old and is not brace enough to go on the bigger rides and too old for Sesame Street activity area. We did feed the giraffes which is... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My 8-year-old daughter & I had a blast! We had never been to Busch Gardens before but we'll be back! Icelandic show was awesome & the climbing/activity course was our favorite! Beautiful day, not crowded at all, good food (but kinda slow), and we were there from open until almost close! Loved all of the animals. Liked it better than... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While coming down to Florida for a winter break I decided to take my Wife and Daughter here. I have been to all the parks in Orlando but never tried this one so I have knowledge of all the parks now. The park was very clean and upon entering like all parks you have to go through security check point... More 

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1 Thank John C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The grounds were perfect, decorations perfect, attitude of employees perfect, food and drink perfect. I guess is was just perfect.

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2 Thank Cris B
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Hi Cris! Thank you! We love hearing from our fans! More 

Goetzville, Michigan
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a disappointment. If you are going to spend this kind of money, go someplace where you get your money's worth. Most booths (vending, gift etc.) were closed or empty. They have done away with the raptors show, and have only 3 shows with talented young people. There are no more impromptu parades. They have added roller coasters and have... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Hi Dianne! We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at BGA.GuestInformation@buschgardens.com so we assist you further? Thank you for reaching out. More 

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went for the concert & were very happy with the park, although more shade & seating would be welcome for older people like us

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your visit. The comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. More 

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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be it the Shikara or Falcon Furry, you'll feel the adrenaline maxed out. All the coaster are awesome and in good condition. Bit crowded on holidays, but worth it

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you! We love hearing from our fans! More 

Pittsburgh,Pa
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110 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit with grand kids, 11, 6 & 5. There seemed to be something for everyone all day long. Our youngest really enjoyed the maze in the children's section. Our 11 year old rode every roller coaster for an unforgettable day The animal displays were excellent. We found the food surprisingly good. The second day we purchased the... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your visit. The comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We look forward to hosting your family again soon! More 

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