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Address: 10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Wed 09:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located right across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa, Adventure...

Located right across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa, Adventure Island® is 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun featuring the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere await slides, corkscrews, water falls, a wave pool, children’s water playground and other family attractions. Choose to race down rapids, dig your toes into the sand or relax all day in a private cabana. Hurtle high and experience a feeling of weightlessness on Colossal Curl™, Adventure Island’s newest family thrill slide.

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Great value

If you get a pass for the season, this is a great deal! Gets very busy during the summer so your best bet is first thing in the morning. The slides are fun and there's something... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
jalexander0614
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This adventure is jus way beyond awesome as the rides of this adventure are so impressive...this is value for money.. Should visit here... Don't think much jus visit it n experience the good time

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Thank Keshav S
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this review

Hello Keshav, thank you for taking the time to review our park! We hope to host you again soon. More 

Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This park has something for everyone. My kids loved the Cabana section it provided some privacy and security. The babies were able to sleep out of the sun, the older children walked back and forth from different areas. Love love love this place on a hot summer day.

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Thank Sonia W
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your visit. The comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We look forward to hosting your family again soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large water park. Lots of slides, and rides, plus a lay river and a wave pool. Food is good, very clean, lifeguards on duty. Safe for all ages

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Thank pelalem
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this review

Thank you! We love hearing from our fans! More 

United States
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our boys (ages 8 and 11) here and they had a blast! This was a great way to cool off on a very hot summer day! They have lots of life guards around and the wait for the big slides was not too long. The lazy river was my personal favorite, but the boys would definitely disagree. Fun... More 

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1 Thank magyep20
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your visit. The comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went the last day of the season in early October (our first visit). Nearly all of the slides were closed, but this was not communicated before we paid for tickets and parking. I wrote a note to management and below is the terrible response I received. Dont plan to go back unless we want to spend $$$ on a... More 

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Falm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Adventure Island was fun day with the kids – it also has fun as well. There was a variety of rights will be at the kids ages various ages and a range that included slow rides and more challenging times. It definitely requires a sunny day to fully enjoy your day Adventure

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1 Thank 785rolandl
New Port Richey, Florida, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you are a family with kids or just yourself , this place is the most fun ever. you can jump the waves or take a boat ride .Lots of food vendors and gifts for everyone in your family. you will love this place.

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1 Thank Suzette B
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If you get a pass for the season, this is a great deal! Gets very busy during the summer so your best bet is first thing in the morning. The slides are fun and there's something for everyone. Plenty of places to find food, drinks, and souvenirs.

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Thank jalexander0614
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15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

There were plenty of things for smaller children. There's little direction on how to get the tubes for the rides. Bathrooms could use a little more attention. Life guards were spot on! Expected more rides and less down for maintenance.

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1 Thank Meyersfamilyof8
THE VILLAGES
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a fun park even for us who are older and like just the lazy river, the wave pool & the wading pool & can't do dives or slides. For families, it is excellent. The food served is good, but we wish there was also a more healthy variety of salads and fruits.

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