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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 888-800-5447
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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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I have to be agree with many people. It is better than Orlando parks. We were there 7 hours and still wasn't able to conquer 1 coaster. A very nice animal park with amazing... read more

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Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We were at Busch Gardens for Hallowscream, which we enjoyed very much! We travel to Florida yearly and Busch Gardens is always on our list of places we will go and have been there many, many times but this visit I realized that it wasn't as happy a place that it seemed if you looked closely. I am 45 years... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I have to be agree with many people. It is better than Orlando parks. We were there 7 hours and still wasn't able to conquer 1 coaster. A very nice animal park with amazing landscaping. You should take a train to see some animals, animals like rhinos. Another option is actually to take a truck. Lockers: This park has a... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great day, the park was pretty empty until about 2pm and the rides were phenomenal. Expensive food and drink in the park but generally was a must visit

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent Thanksgiving here. No lines for anything. It was fantastic. We rode every roller coaster in the park. Park was clean and we found the food/souvenirs to be reasonably priced. The animals were fantastic. The alligators were massive. Be sure to feed the birds as well. Do stop in the Sultan's Sweet Shop. So much amazing goodness in there!

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1 Thank GingerDarkness
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198 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are six of the best thrill rides you will find in any park. They are just fun not scary. The cost is very affordable. The animals well displayed. The shows could be better, but are still good. The BIG negative for us was finding our way around. The ap is not worth bothering with....very poor coverage. The park maps... More 

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2 Thank Buckeye017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Better than Disneys parks! It`s smaller, more quiet and more cozy than Disneys parks in Orlando! I`d love to go back!!!

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Sanibel Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great time for 2 teens, my husband, my 84 year old mom, and me! Things we all could do. Water rides were the best! We learned to wait until the end of the day to do the water rides!! Gift shops (yes..you can buy great clothing souvenirs for cold teenage girls!) Many food choices. Animals, rides, games, excitement for all.... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These park has rides for the big ones and attractions to the little ones. Some of the roller coasters and rides are so excited so you must try them. Has animals so is a good idea to see them; but some fake habitat are cuestionable for the size of the animal.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to this Amusement Park about 12 years ago when we first moved to the area. It was enjoyable, crowded, interesting pink birds, and the Clydesdale Horses were awesome, We will not give our money to this big business anymore. Every year - starting weeks and weeks before Halloween, Busch Gardens advertises on TV. These commercials are dark... More 

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3 Thank WendyS556
Brooks, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Busch Gardens is a great place to visit. They do a great job of keeping the park beautiful with different plants and natural animal habitats. The rides are awesome and we loved it so much we are now annual pass members

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