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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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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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We watch The Wild Life Docs so we were totally geeked out by out visit to Busch Gardens. We took the Safari during visit and thoroughly enjoyed out up close experience with the... read more

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We watch The Wild Life Docs so we were totally geeked out by out visit to Busch Gardens. We took the Safari during visit and thoroughly enjoyed out up close experience with the giraffes. We also enjoyed The Goo Goo Dolls at the Food and Wine Festival (awesome show!). We will definitely visit again.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited Busch Gardens Tampa earlier this month and thought it was a great park. I got to see a hippo being fed (both above & below water views), I got to feed a giraffe fresh lettuce and see the animal hospital. There was a lot of walking so wear comfy shoes, but the combination of wildlife, education & rides... More 

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memphis
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57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great day at the park. It is a good mix between animals, rides, and shows. It's nice when you are walking to a place and you can see an alligator or an elephant along the way. I wanted to write a quick note on the safari ride. It is a half hour tour where you stand on... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent, great landscaping, wasn't too happy about rides being closed and shut down, overall still Excellent!

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Curtis Bay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our kids fell and skinned himself up and several peaple told us to go to first aid. We asked some one where it was and he said to sit there and 1st aid would come to us. It was only a couple minutes and a medic came to us. He said it was a lot quicker for them... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went here back when I was much younger. I haven't been there since. It is a really nice place to go visit now because they have so much more there now Kids would really enjoy going there..

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I LOVE rollercoasters. I LOVE them. My 12 year-old son does too, my 9 year-old daughter? Not so much. My husband had unexpected business in Tampa the week of our Spring Break. We found out about this business 6 days before Spring Break began. I had no money saved for some big Orlando vacation, but we were not going to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible cannot fully describe how marvelous a time you will have herd. Entertainment is all around you and even the famous from years past. We saw Chubby Checker of the TWIST!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recommend avoiding Busch Gardens. We ordered our tickets on line and thought it would be a simple matter of showing our printed tickets or bar codes at the gate. Instead, we had to wait 2 hours in line to exchange our printed tickets for official tickets. We then had to wait another 30 minutes to enter the park. We... More 

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Fraser, United States
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its been years since I've been to Busch Gardens and I'm very disappointed in the changes that have happened over the years. The focus now is on amusement type rides. It is high priced and I felt not worth the cost. The good old days of Anheuser Busch appear to be long gone.

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