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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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“thrill rides” (361 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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

I went to Busch Gardens Tampa with my family for our annual trip to see their holiday lights and visit Christmas Village. Meh. I hate theme parks because of all the people, gouging, and lack of quality for the money paid, and I wasn't disappointed...More

Thank Daniel G
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, Daniel. We hope we were able to provide your family with unforgettable memories and hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a Tampa native and used to love Busch Gardens. But it’s not the same as it was when I was growing up. They won’t let you bring food or drinks inside the park, the customer service is terrible, and the upkeep of the...More

Thank Kayleigh O
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Kayleigh, we do not permit outside food or drink into the park and this policy is consistent with other theme parks. We regret to hear your feedback regarding the ambassadors you encountered during your visit and that the appearance of our park did not...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time! For a couple of 30 somethings, the major rollar coasters were not too rough. They don't let you take valuables or backpacks on the rides so we got an all-day locker pass for $5. The lines for food and drinks...More

1  Thank JJWaterside
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went midweek and arrived at 10:00, we parked right by the trolley to take us to the park and was overwhelmed by how empty the carpark was. That was the theme for the day, it was amazing, we never queued for a ride at...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great time. Fun for all. The shops are affordable. The food has good taste. Short lines on the rides

1  Thank TeeDee2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

I received 2 ticket from the Humane Society of Tampa Bay when adopting a heart work positive dog. They apparently have an arrangement with Busch Gardens to offer certain pet adopters tickets. My son and I planned on going to the park on 12/9/2017. From...More

Thank Sam G
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sam, we sincerely apologize for your disappointment. To discuss further with you, please email us directly at BGA.GuestInformation@BuschGardens.com with your ticket information.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a crazy day at Disney's Magic Kingdom a couple days ago, the lack of lines for the rides was a welcome change. While the roller coasters are fun and exciting, we really welcome the emphasis on the animals and their caregivers. The Animal Care...More

2  Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 5 days ago

ALL Staff throughout the Park very friendly and accommodating considering how packed it was. The special money saving meal package is very much worth the price. Park admission is very reasonable compared to Orlando attractions. Thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas lights, special shows and Sing Along...More

2  Thank Marissa E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are annual pass holders as we live less than 30 minutes away. Like today, we visit for a few hours rather than spend a whole long day and night at the park. We love going this time of year as all the park Christmas...More

4  Thank William W
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was born and raised in Florida and still live here today. This is by my favorite amusement park in Florida by far. Of course this is just my opinion. I love this place because it has the best of both worlds. It has fast...More

2  Thank Seana S
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Natalie K
11 December 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello Natalie, guests must be 5 years of age or older to experience the Serengeti Safari tour.
25 November 2017|
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Response from rtgepd1 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve been a member at Busch Gardens since 1980and I don’t believe I’ve ever had their Bread Pudding? What restaurant did you get it in? I will try to contact the office of the manager of that particular restaurant and... More
24 November 2017|
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Response from joan R | Reviewed this property |
Please check the website and call them to make sure your questions are answered before you get there