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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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“cheetah hunt” (812 reviews)
“theme park” (785 reviews)
“thrill rides” (361 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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 yesterday via mobile

Wow!! What a great day a park. We drove to Busch Gardens from Orlando for our twin boys 17th Birthday. Every part of our day was amazing. Parking was quick, entry into the park was a breeze, and even waiting for assorted rides was nominal....More

Thank Pigwahlah
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not as good as it was! We went twice in 2 weeks,rapids shut both times, rides kept breaking down, bad queuing system on cheetah hunt which after waiting for 50 mins a family in front were allowed to take up 2 rows on the front...More

Thank Maibee24
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for leaving your feedback. We sincerely apologize for the temporary attractions closures during your visit. Despite annual maintenance and daily operating inspections, our rides can experience technical difficulties, just as any other mechanical device. We employ our own onsite maintenance team, and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I had so much fun! The rollercoasters are any adrenaline junky's dream! Lockers were conveniently located close to all the rollercoasters, and for $5 you could book a locker and move it around as you travel for the park. Queues weren't too bad, had only...More

Thank Euterpe_K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took our 8 year old to the park. She loved every minute of it. She was tall enough to ride everything there. Cobras curse and mantu were her favorites. Sheikra was a little much for her. The 200 foot drop was more than she...More

Thank Greg2117
Reviewed 2 days ago

For the price you pay to get in this park it is not worth it. If you are slim you will get on all the rides, if you are not you won't. There were no lines so what rides we got on there was no...More

Thank donnascott2016
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We regret to read your review. If you have any additional feedback, please contact us directly at BGA.GuestInformation@buschgardens.com.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

3 roller coasters down most of the day. Hard to catch when or if they were running. Lines weren’t bad for the two we went on. Nice clean park. Food priced good. We purchased the all day meal package. Just disappointed for the money we...More

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

Hello Suzan, we sincerely apologize for any disappointment you experienced during your visit. Despite annual maintenance and daily operating inspections, our rides can experience difficulties, just as any other mechanical device. We employ our own onsite maintenance team, and in most cases are able to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All had good time since lines were short. Less lines than Disney, better roller coasters (more like 6 flags) and better food than Disney. Thank you for an approachable and affordable theme park in FL.

Thank mandydhr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We all really enjoyed ourselves. It was a perfect weather day. So much fun! My sons first time to an amusement park. He went on all the roller coasters, loved it. The park is open till 10pm just recently which really helped us see everything....More

1  Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were invited as guests for the after hours Christmas extravaganza. Since it didn't start until 6:00, it was already dark. We entered the park and was given a map of the theme areas. Unfortunately, it is almost useless. The only lights on were the...More

1  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have a tall child for age, we went to ride all the roller coasters. He was pretty scared at first, but concurred his fear and rode them all. We had the quick pass which was worth the money to do everything. The longest line...More

Thank Ynaples
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IWONA R
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Response from Greg G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. No one will even question you about it.
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I have never used it, because we like to choose what we want and we save money buying our own with a 20% discount from the yearly pass or the fun day pass whichever includes free parking and a discount at the restaurants... More
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