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Adventure Island

10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
+1 813-884-4386
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Adventure Island Water Park
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Located right across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, Adventure Island® is 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun featuring the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere await slides, corkscrews, water falls, a wave pool, children’s water playground and other family attractions. Choose to race down rapids, dig your toes into the sand or relax all day in a private cabana. Hurtle high and experience a feeling of weightlessness on Colossal Curl™, Adventure Island’s newest family thrill slide.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wave pool” (106 reviews)
“colossal curl” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
CONTACT
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+1 813-884-4386
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"wave pool"
in 106 reviews
"colossal curl"
in 32 reviews
"great water park"
in 24 reviews
"all ages"
in 75 reviews
"bring coolers"
in 9 reviews
"chickee hut"
in 8 reviews
"busch gardens"
in 95 reviews
"water shoes"
in 13 reviews
"water fun"
in 12 reviews
"rent a locker"
in 8 reviews
"both parks"
in 9 reviews
"shaded areas"
in 11 reviews
"park opens"
in 9 reviews
"cool off"
in 11 reviews
"season pass"
in 12 reviews
"whole family"
in 22 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

It could not have been a more perfect day, bright sun , mid 80’s , low humidity, low crowds. My two 13 year old boys were able to hit all the ride with very short wait lines. Local schools were in session so they pretty...More

Thank Bill D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to Adventure Island the last 5 years. What a change this year! The cabana we have always reserved for 8 you can only have 4 people now. For $20.00 extra a person the rest of you family can be added. Don't expect...More

1  Thank Gloria H
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gloria! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The water slides are alot of fun. One big slide was closed and the area of the park named "Key West" was also closed without explanation. We had reserved seating in "Key West" and were told when we got there that it wasn't available and...More

Thank kimberlysbunting
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our park. If you wish to provide us feedback on how to make your experience better, we can be reached at AIGuestServices@seaworld.com.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a 9 year and brought 2 exchange students with us. The food pass is a must. $34.99 including a meal every hour and drinks unlimited. You can't beat the deal. Every meal is nearly $20 once you get an entry, dessert or side...More

Thank ptsbelias
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids love AI and I must admit I love it just as much as they do. Rides and slides are fun, but I love relaxing in the sun by the wave pool. We're pass holders so we go as often as possible. It's definitely...More

Thank Kena H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids went around the lazy river seven times while I napped under a palm tree. Very relaxing place in the middle of the city. A bargain if you get the Florida resident yearly pass. \f

Thank rmarti17
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a Tampa native and have always loved Adventure Island. We renewed our annual passes this year but found out that food is no longer allowed. Our youngest cannot eat the park food nor can she go all day on water alone. The ability...More

Thank Ashley M
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at AIGuestServices@seaworld.com...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time with family. The lines moved very fast and everyone is very helpful. I love adventure Islands!!

Thank terriasmith34
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought season passes for Busch gardens and adventure island since we live nearby. My son is 12 and many of his friends have passes too. It is a great place to spend a few hours or a day. The park is great with several...More

Thank Bridget C
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bridget! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here often as we live within an hour away. They have made many improvements this year to the parks including shaded areas while waiting in line. Also, they have a quick que option if you want to skip the lines (this cost additional)....More

Thank furney4
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Tobin8r22
14 April 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Adventure Island remains open in the rain. Some attractions may temporarily close when lightning is in the area.
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Dana S
12 January 2018|
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Response from SheilaHollywood | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are sand areas near the concession stand that serves drinks between the kiddie pool and the larger pool.
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Seashell7435
1 January 2018|
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Response from Andrei C | Reviewed this property |
You can find the info on their web site.
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