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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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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%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wave pool” (109 reviews)
“colossal curl” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
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"wave pool"
in 109 reviews
"colossal curl"
in 37 reviews
"great water park"
in 25 reviews
"all ages"
in 78 reviews
"bring coolers"
in 9 reviews
"busch gardens"
in 101 reviews
"water shoes"
in 13 reviews
"water fun"
in 12 reviews
"cool off"
in 13 reviews
"both parks"
in 9 reviews
"shaded areas"
in 11 reviews
"season pass"
in 13 reviews
"park opens"
in 9 reviews
"whole family"
in 24 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 20 reviews
"theme park"
in 19 reviews
"tampa area"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We are a season ticket holder at Adventure Island and enjoy going for a nice day in the sun, but the last time we went was terrible and we didn’t even get into the park. We always get preferred parking so we will pay the...More

1  Thank J5562TFrichardw
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time at Adventure Island. Didn’t get to all of the slides but will return for more! It was crowded on a Saturday. Will try to return on a weekday. We brought our refillable cups that we purchased at Busch Gardens a...More

Thank LillieUsa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We read some previous reviews and followed their direction to get to the park early. The park opened at 9 and we got there around 9:30. Most of the chairs around the pool areas were already taken when we got there. We put our towels...More

1  Thank Courtney T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 with a 12-year-old son and an 8 year-old daughter visiting from Charleston SC. The layout of the park is appealing but there aren’t enough signs to tell you how to find each slide. The staff were helpful and professional...More

3  Thank elizabethevanslisw
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kinda expensive but the grand kids enjoyed it. Leaving the parking lot was a problem. Big storm came through so many left at once. There was a car accident at the gate & only one exit gate open. 2 hours to get out. The facility...More

Thank thebare
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to adventure islands and as always had a great time. The lines are not that bad, and it something for everyone to do. The only con is usually I place my towel on a bench and then walk the park. This one particular...More

Thank terriasmith34
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a good place to go cool off. I would always go early when it opens to avoid the lines in the afternoon. The kids love the amount of slides and the park feels just right in terms of size. There are cabanas you can...More

Thank jarrod l
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adventure Island was very cool! The rides were worth the wait and the whole family was able to have fun. Visitors of this park should contribute with cleaning up after themselves and there should be trash cans around the waiting areas. Very recommended water park...More

1  Thank Maria A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today, I went to Adventure Island for the first time with my family and we had a great time. The park seemed crowded, but the longest line was only about 15 minutes. NOTE: YOU SHOULD GET HERE CLOSE TO OPENING TO AVOID CROWDS. The park...More

Thank Mary F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited 45 minutes in a single lane to get into the parking lot. Waited in long lines for slides and food. Not well managed.

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

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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Lisa H
14 July 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Lisa! The Busch Gardens birthday promotion is only available at Busch Gardens.
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BAT511
30 June 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Meal vouchers may be used at Mango Joe's or Surfside Cafe for a complimentary meal.
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aaholestine
18 June 2018|
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Hello! Child swap is not available at Adventure Island at this time.
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