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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-884-4386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were really looking forward to this but quite a disappointment, I think they squashed two groups onto the one truck so 17 visitors 2 guides and a photographer meaning hardly any room to move on the truck with 20 people on it so very...More

1  Thank Gary n
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mixed view of Busch Gardens. The park itself is nicely laid out although it can be a bit difficult to navigate around. The rides are pretty good although not as good as SeaWorld. We had pre-booked Quick Queue tickets but to be honest most of...More

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed yesterday

This is definitely a Division 2 Theme Park. If the weather is iffy, do not go. If you are from out of town do not take the chance, unless you can afford to lose the money. They shut down all attractions for "inclement weather" which...More

Thank ken h
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love BG but they've got to update their weather policy... I'm all for and appreciate my safety being a concern but if I arrive at the park and within 5 minutes of walking through the gates inclement weather causes ALL RIDES AND EVENTS at...More

1  Thank Brie B
Reviewed yesterday

Busch Gardens is one of the best Florida attraction parks, For me if you like rides this park offers the best in the state for thrills and quantity. Seems like always something new.

Thank Submariner246
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Without a doubt the roller coasters and the animals exhibited are amazing and were the reason for my visit. But at the end, I felt disappointed that the park paralyzes outdoors attractions if it rains. Without wanting to argue about the necessity or not of...More

1  Thank mauropinho
Reviewed 2 days ago

Busch Gardens is not your magical attraction like Disney nor Universal Studios that dazzle the imagination while also providing lots of intrigue. Rather this attraction is non stop thrill and exhilaration with a zoo weaved throughout the theme park which offers a periodic break as...More

2  Thank nancyfloridarealtor
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my 2 girls 16 & 14. They had a great time and rode on about 10 exciting rides within 5 hours time. We all had a great time

1  Thank Fitiany
Reviewed 2 days ago

Date Visited: Thursday, July 13 Pros: Nice park Cons: Very loud Don’t let the appearance of the parking lot and trams fool you – it is a nice clean park, friendly people, and lots of animals and roller coasters. The food is very good, but...More

1  Thank TNTravelCat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is essentially a roller coaster theme park. No 3D rides here. No rides with extensive theming either. If you love roller coasters you will love it. If you don't you won't. For us we have found the trip to Tampa (75 mins drive from...More

1  Thank Redrated
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19 July 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello, We do not currently offer a single day ticket discount for seniors. Our best admission offers can be viewed on our website.
Tim S
16 July 2017|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello, we do not have a discounted ticket for those who wish to add a second visit to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay at this time. However, we suggest reviewing the Choose Your Adventure: 2 Visits offer or the 2017 Fun Card on our... More
Kimberly T
13 July 2017|
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Response from colina982 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is 3 years and above.