We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Busch Gardens: Tours & Tickets

Features Animals
Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
All photos (9,574)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheetah hunt”(935 reviews)
“theme park”(855 reviews)
“thrill rides”(432 reviews)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and more than 12,000 animals. Challenge a 335-foot drop tower, Falcon's Fury, or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. Busch Gardens...more
Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Tampa
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
Improve This Listing
Busch Gardens Tours and Tickets
from US$99.99
More Info
from US$109.00
More Info
from US$49.99
More Info
from US$99.99
More Info
from US$49.99
More Info
from US$154.99
More Info
from US$353.00
More Info
from US$480.00
More Info
from US$480.00
More Info
from US$158.99
More Info
from US$897.00
More Info
from US$1,012.00
More Info
from US$482.00
More Info
from US$453.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (16,824)
Filter reviews
12,865 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cheetah hunt theme park thrill rides falcons fury cheetah run serengeti safari sky ride great roller coasters congo river rapids rhino rally christmas town sesame street area ice skating show howl o scream meal plan water rides all day dining
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12,865 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on 10 October and arrived about 10 am opening time. We purchased the quick pass for lines and the meal pass for food. The food is not open until an hour after park opens and closes an hour before the park closes. TIP...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LostInTheBoonies1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our teenager’s first visit to Busch Gardens. My husband and I hadn’t been since the mid 90’s. Wow!! I highly recommend this park for thrill-ride seekers. We love roller coasters, and Busch Gardens does not disappoint! There also seemed to be things to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank heatherlily17
Reviewed yesterday

Tampa residents are lucky to have this park. Great deals on passes! Beautiful gardens and exhibits. Great way to spend the day, afternoon, evening.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mxravelo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Busch Gardens never fails in allowing me & the family to have a Blast. Even though the park was overly saturated with tourists, we were able to catch most of the attractions that we preferred. Super Fun times! GetSome!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Loucious
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good times at freight night, not bad lines, good scare zones, 6 Haunted Houses and 2 were new ones this year

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank G4631HLheathers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great! Minimal wait time for haunted houses and many rides still open. The website says not suitable for children and I agree. We missed a few things because having a child with us that didn’t want to do a few things because of being scared....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Schmooles
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ticket lines are terribly slow. Standing in line over 45 minutes and only 25-30 people ahead hope the wait is worth it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Abc3716
Reviewed 2 days ago

So I waited before writing this but hear it goes, not impressed at all with the park most likely because I'm comparing it to Busch Gardens Williamsburg which is the bomb in every category. Hallow Scream is a money grab, most likely to make up...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cooper6611
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are into rollercoaster's this is the place. Although I'm not into them other members of our party were, and really made the most of the short lines. The Tigris is not for the faint hearted, the speed it goes although not that big...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank frank k
Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is amazing and the best one we went to out of our 3 park pass to Seaworld, Aquatica and Busch Gardens. This park had everything we wanted and we really enjoyed our day, we are a family of 6, with 4 kids ranging...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank CMephan
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 171 nearby hotels
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Busch Gardens Area
338 reviews
.65 km away
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Tampa Near Busch Gardens
876 reviews
.69 km away
Baymont by Wyndham Tampa Near Busch Gardens
1,793 reviews
.82 km away
Tampa Inn Near Busch Gardens
18 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,907 nearby restaurants
128 reviews
.68 km away
Zambia Smokehouse
146 reviews
.43 km away
Crown Colony House Restaurant
191 reviews
.19 km away
Dragon Fire
73 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 603 nearby attractions
Yuengling Brewery
371 reviews
1.34 km away
Adventure Island
1,042 reviews
.93 km away
Orlando - Tampa Busch Gardens Shuttle
239 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
15 October 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from 1Verne | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. You can call directly and ask at guest services. Enjoy.
14 October 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Maureen M | Reviewed this property |
Everyone needs their own ticket for admission
6 October 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DISNEYCHICKS | Reviewed this property |
Most defiantly !! Make sure to watch for a good forecast on your park day !!!