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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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“theme park” (715 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the best place to see animals in a great environment. I was blown away being able to see a Hippo swimming underwater as clear as day. We were able to hand feed a Giraffe on the Kilamanjaro experience which is well worth doing....More

1  Thank hayd71
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm a big fan of Busch gardens and everytime I visit Orlando I take the time to drive over to Tampa and spend a day here which has been around 10 times in the last 13 years. The animal attractions are amazing, the different animals...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busch Gardens has a huge children's play area, lots of animals and roller coasters for everyone. There is a lot of walking and the food is just ok.

Thank Jaime W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Now I normally plan religiously when we've done Disney or Universal, you know which rides to do first, what is the best route to take in the park to get the most done etc but for some reason, I didn't do that for Busch Gardens...More

2  Thank tcc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busch Gardens never fails to impress me. It's just fabulous in every way. I've been several time, always in July, August or September and it's never crowded. The wait times for rides are moderate... actually not long enough. I had to pluck up the courage...More

Thank UpUpAndAwayx
Reviewed 6 days ago

Get the QuickQueue...this park is large and there is a lot to see and ride. If you buy a souvenier cup the refills are $99 for the rest of the visit. We had so much fun and saw so many cool animals, especially on the...More

Thank Beamin182
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of animals to see. We were very lucky to see the majority of them out and about considering the heat. The Cheetah interaction is just amazing.

Thank George G
Reviewed 6 days ago

First let me say the Serengeti Safari is a muuuuusssstttttt. Im a huge animal lover and well my kids love roller coasters so this park is a win win for us all. They have kangaroo feeding, bird feeding, giraffe feeding and so much more. Honestly...More

Thank sademcfadden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. so much fun. cant wait to go back. They have lots of fun rides,Cheeta was my favorite. And really cool animals too.

Thank kingmay255
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park was clean, it had roller coasters but seems like not too much to do with two 8 yr olds. The lines were fast, but many rides weren't working due to either weather or maintenance. I felt like I was in a glorified state...More

2  Thank SheilaHollywood
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting our park and leaving a review about your experience. Our park offers a unique blend of thrills, entertainment and animal encounters. We make an effort to provide a wide array of attractions so that guests of all ages may enjoy their...More

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owen79
2 September 2017|
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You should be just fine
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owen79
2 September 2017|
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
No September October and November are relatively quiet. more so on weekdays than weekends however weekdays can sometimes be busier with class trips and international travel groups. the weekend hours in November are Saturday... More
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nicolareynolds06
20 August 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! We have an entire area called Sesame Street Safari of Fun that is geared for the little ones. We recommend reviewing our website for more information on our kid friendly attractions.
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