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Address: 10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 888-800-5447
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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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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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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Thank jewanna c
Falm
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank 785rolandl
New Port Richey, Florida, Usa
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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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Thank Suzette B
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 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 3 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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Thank Meyersfamilyof8
THE VILLAGES
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57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Thank GRANDMASANDYJ
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Adventure Island is a nice clean waterpark for the hole family. They have a good selection of food as well as picnic areas so can bring in your own food. You are allowed to bring in a small cooler.

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Thank David I
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The water park is very nice but very spread out. Be prepared for a lot of walking. A lot of people don't know that they allow small coolers.. I would recommend this because the food can get pricey. Arrive early to make sure you have a place to put your stuff down and have available when you are ready to... More 

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Thank Charlene D
Tampa, Florida
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43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

went to the waterpark, today and had a good time. tried out the wave pool, the bayou river and a few of the slide attractions. Not all of them were open, however. Was looking forward to the Key rapids slide but it was not open and the lifeguard stationed there did not know when it would be open. The waterfall... More 

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Thank marvinscable
TAMPA
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This park is very nice, clean and properly supervised. It has activities for all ages and especially the kids will have a lot of fun. You are allowed to bring your own cooler with food so you are not forced to buy food at the park like in most other places. However their food is fairly good if you don't... More 

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