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Busch Gardens Tampa

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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Busch Gardens Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 300 acres of...

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.

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Busch Gardens is great

There are a plethora of things to do at Busch Gardens. The waterpark, zoo, and amusement park are fantastic.

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New Orleans, LA, United States
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New Orleans, LA, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are a plethora of things to do at Busch Gardens. The waterpark, zoo, and amusement park are fantastic.

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Tampa bay
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82 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the place is fun if you 48 inches and up but as an adult i found it to be dates and expensive. staff is friendly and nice through out the park, but the place is old looking and they sold us a ticket for a child and the fun children rides were closed and what do you do with a... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are plenty of reasons to love this park. Very clean, has a ton of animals, the prices aren't overly outrageous. You get to feed Kangaroos, there are a ton of animals to look at both from the train and just walking around. Very cool. The bad is there aren't as many rides, I think maybe because of the animals.... More 

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Lakeland, United States
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have always liked Busch Gardens, good mix of rides,attractions, shows food is good, lots of shaded paths

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wear comfortable shoes and try to have breakfast before you go , food is very expensive.Try to go on a cool day because it gets very hot.

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Carrollton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have annual passes in the form of Platinum Pass. It allows us to visit Busch Gardens and SeaWorld and Adventure Island and Aquatica and gives us discounts for Discovery Cove. Well worth the money. This is our first time going to Busch Gardens and we were pleasantly surprised! This is a great theme park. Lots of wildlife to look... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One year ago we got married at Discovery Cove Orlando, so we decided to continue the animal theme and venture out to Busch Gardens Tampa for our anniversary. We had the best day imaginable! Out tour guide Alison Hughes contacted us in advance to check on our expectations for the day, preferences and dislikes. Based on those details, she then... More 

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An average safari park. Not as many animals as I hoped. We enjoyed the train ride. We probably did not get as much out of the park as we do not enjoy the rides. We are too old! $124 is far too expensive for one ticket.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go all the time. Live in Tampa and have passes. Easy to go for just a couple of hours.... Many times a year. Love the Wine Festival.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As the title say...Great thrill rides, short lines. Clean and well maintained, do not miss the shows! Had time to take the train ride around the safari. Great layout, can be done in a circle without much backtracking to get all the rides. As a thrill ride enthusiast I actually enjoyed this park better than Universal Studio's.

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