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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number:
+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
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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Serengeti Tour was worth the price. I spent 3 days in a row in the park. The best day was the cool and slightly raining day, no lines!!! However, due to the thunderstorm warning... read more

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Serengeti Tour was worth the price. I spent 3 days in a row in the park. The best day was the cool and slightly raining day, no lines!!! However, due to the thunderstorm warning, the rides were non-operational during the alert. I had a fantastic time.

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1 Thank Adam B
New York City, New York
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Simple very economic nice hotel, the breakfast have different plates the pool is nice and have a bush garden package

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1 Thank ChDorner
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the quick queue is Totally worth buying to skip all the lines and just making the day better in general, and the all day dining food is great except the lines were terrible every time we wanted to eat.

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2 Thank Lorraine P
Maybrook, New York
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family of 5 had a great time! Busch Gardens Tampa is the perfect marriage of a zoo and theme park rolled into one. We loved all the different animals you see along the way to get on a ride or rollercoaster. Great photo ops where ever you go. We enjoyed seeing the animals as much as going on rides.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited mainly for the roller coasters, which are all awesome and due to the time of year we hardly had to queue for, but the rest of the park is great to. The animal exhibits are really large and look well designed and have lots of viewing points so you can take lots of pictures. One of our favourite places... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent most of our time on the rollercoasters. We brought a big bag with changes of clothes in as the rapids looked like they soaked the riders. So we needed a large locker that we found in the Morocco area just on the left after the entry to the park. $20 for the full day, medium lockers $15 and... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were impressed with the quality of the shows, exhibits, flower/shrub displays, attractions, and numerous animals. What a fun day and a learning experience! We spent the whole day and did not even get to all the locations within this huge park. One of the big highlights was having lunch at the Dragon Fire Grill and watching the amazing Rock... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on New Years day and it was my most favorite animal park I have been too. The staff could have been friendlier...but i am from the Midwest and have high expectations when it comes to customer service. The food was good...and I suggest getting the ticket where you can eat and drink all day for free. It's nice... More 

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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely day out, paid for parking upfront with our park tickets and visited in January - the park was very quiet and my partner didn't need to queue more than 15mins to get on rides. The animal show filled up every time so we never got in so be sure to arrive early if it's one you want to... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We rode the free coach bus from Sea World, Orlando! So happy we did! A+ Busch Gardens has great roller coasters, the Cheetah was our favorite! Clean, nice park. So much to do and see there, I wish we had 2 days to see it all. I highly recommend this Park, we will return again A+

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