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Busch Gardens Tampa

#1 of 197 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed yesterday

We purchased the meal packet where you can eat all day. We thought we would be saving money this way. However, it turns out that the quality of the food was not up to par. It would have been nice to have had fewer selection...More

1  Thank Meandering_12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two grandparents two teenage boys. Had a good day at the park.parking good along with shuttle.Park was busy but everything moved along at a nice pace. Lines moved well. The new Pandora world was excellent ....good exhibit and ride. Food was better than most parks...More

1  Thank 06942
Reviewed 2 days ago

In the year 2015 me and my family went on holiday to Florida and while we were there we went to bush gardens in Tampa, Florida. I knew it was going to be a great time as soon as I seen the rides I knew...More

1  Thank mrdyear5
Reviewed 2 days ago

Drove over to busch from Orlando for the day midweek as it was a little less hectic,nice and easy entry and a very well laid out park went map studied enjoyed all rides and added bonus seeing lots of animals..enjoyed the day but it gets...More

1  Thank SAQ333
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went with 15 year old and 13 year old. Several rides were closed due to rain but my kids got to do enough. We got the food deal where you can eat at restaurants and have snacks throughout the day- it was probably a...More

1  Thank G L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

been a few times now, great for ppl who hate waiting in long lines, hardly ever long waits for rides, great roller coasters, got some good rollers coasters for children aswell, great food shops aswell, take advantage of the all day dinning at $35, u...More

1  Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I liked how it was a zoo and amusement park all in one. Lots of animals and fun rides. My teens had a blast. Would recommend a visit.

2  Thank Cristen M M
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was hot so you should take plenty of water and wear a HAT!!!! Great place for adults and kids. The park and items in the store are a little pricey but that something we all are aware of. Have Fun!

1  Thank Tonia T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I grew up going to Busch Tampa. We now live in VA and go to Busch Williamsburg often. We visited this park yesterday with family (total 13 adults and kids). We had a fun day riding coasters, but time was cut short due to storms....More

1  Thank Delaine B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seemed to be a lot of technical difficulties with the rides today. Luckily Cobras Curse and Cheetah both had their issues corrected. Cobras Curse was similar to the new Harry Potter ride at Universal. The difference is it is outdoors and there are no movie...More

1  Thank charliesthomasjr
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
is there any sloths there
16 June 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Our sloths are at Animal Connections in the Nairobi area of the park.
Mel C
How much is all day dinning at the gate ??
28 May 2017|
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Response from eric B | Reviewed this property |
I want to say for the adult it was $33.50 that's with tax and for the child was only $15.00 plus tax 🤔we did do the pay one day come back all year for 3 people and we did one pass so we can get the free parking in the... More
Lisa M
How long are the average coaster line-ups? We are debating getting the fast pass option - or not. In 90+ degree heat it might be hard to stand for long outside in the heat. How much does the pass cut down on wait times? Lisa
28 April 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Lisa! The answer will vary depending on many factors. The date of your visit, weather, or events at the park could effect the ride wait times. You may wait until your arrival at the park to purchase your Quick Queue so... More