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Busch Gardens Tampa

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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thrill rides” (361 reviews)
“falcons fury” (227 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took family there for the Christmas time displays and events. The best time we have ever had! The music, lights, performers, everything excellent! Traditional and contemporary Christian music and traditional Christmas songs performed by top quality artists. Over the top good stuff! The best...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many reasons for the small crowds at Busch Gardens.A few are rides down for "maintenance"-yes,we really believe that-surly workers,and gouging you for everything.Other than that,the shows are excellent.More

Thank bravesfan9
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave you feedback. We make every effort to provide notice to our guest when attractions are undergoing maintenance or extended closures. Despite annual maintenance and daily operating inspections, our rides can experience technical difficulties, just as any other...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We bought season passes to Busch Gardens when our son was young, and now we have passes with our granddaughter. It is worth every penny. It has the very best roller coasters -- ranging from a little one for first timers up to really exciting...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Busch gardens yesterday and had a brilliant day, even better than expected. Arrived at 10am and there was plenty to do right through until closing time. Park was spotless, no queue's for the rides, good selection of animals to see. Food and drinks reasonably...More

2  Thank jlowehomewood
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great mix of 50% animal exhibits and 50% amusement park with thrilling rides - fun for all ages! The park is decorated to the hilt with millions of Christmas lights. The animal comedy show was a blast and the ice skating show was first...More

2  Thank Judith K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to Busch Gardens Tampa with my family for our annual trip to see their holiday lights and visit Christmas Village. Meh. I hate theme parks because of all the people, gouging, and lack of quality for the money paid, and I wasn't disappointed...More

Thank Daniel G
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, Daniel. We hope we were able to provide your family with unforgettable memories and hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am a Tampa native and used to love Busch Gardens. But it’s not the same as it was when I was growing up. They won’t let you bring food or drinks inside the park, the customer service is terrible, and the upkeep of the...More

Thank Kayleigh O
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kayleigh, we do not permit outside food or drink into the park and this policy is consistent with other theme parks. We regret to hear your feedback regarding the ambassadors you encountered during your visit and that the appearance of our park did not...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time! For a couple of 30 somethings, the major rollar coasters were not too rough. They don't let you take valuables or backpacks on the rides so we got an all-day locker pass for $5. The lines for food and drinks...More

2  Thank JJWaterside
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went midweek and arrived at 10:00, we parked right by the trolley to take us to the park and was overwhelmed by how empty the carpark was. That was the theme for the day, it was amazing, we never queued for a ride at...More

2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great time. Fun for all. The shops are affordable. The food has good taste. Short lines on the rides

2  Thank TeeDee2017
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Natalie K
12 December 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello Natalie, guests must be 5 years of age or older to experience the Serengeti Safari tour.