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Adventure Island

10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
+1 813-884-4386
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Located right across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, 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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wave pool” (107 reviews)
“colossal curl” (35 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10001 McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
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"wave pool"
in 107 reviews
"colossal curl"
in 35 reviews
"great water park"
in 24 reviews
"all ages"
in 75 reviews
"bring coolers"
in 9 reviews
"chickee hut"
in 8 reviews
"busch gardens"
in 95 reviews
"water shoes"
in 13 reviews
"water fun"
in 12 reviews
"rent a locker"
in 8 reviews
"both parks"
in 9 reviews
"shaded areas"
in 11 reviews
"park opens"
in 9 reviews
"cool off"
in 11 reviews
"season pass"
in 12 reviews
"whole family"
in 22 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went today (June 21st, 2018) and I would describe as mediocre at best. I got my park ticket for an additional $10 when bundled with Busch Gardens during their Memorial Day Sale, and I thought I would check it out. I expected that it would...More

Thank Ryan M
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Ryan! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. We have responded to review on Google.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

the place is huge havent been there since they opened up in the eighties went with my family for my birthday to have some fun food a little expensive but great deal on refills in souviner cup had fun

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always buy a 2 park Busch Gardens Adventure Island Fun Card for kids and a Season Pass for me to avoid paying the parking of $22.00 per day. My thoughts: 1. Could only give a 3 out of 5 stars because they charge for parking....More

Thank Mdfeser
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at AIGuestServices@seaworld.com so...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cool and refreshing getaway on a HOT Florida summer day. Whether you are a fan of the many Water Slides or a huge Wave pool. Or you like regular dive pools or kiddie pool and water playground. Or if you simply love floating down a...More

1  Thank John G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Living here for over 6 yeard and never having a chance to visit Adventure Island, and since our Fun cards include it...my daughter and I "went". Though I'm not much of a fan of water parks since I don't do slides, we decided to "tour"...More

1  Thank Sandy_Salsa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My fiance and I thoroughly enjoyed our trips last summer to Adventure Island. As Florida residents, we found it was incredibly cost effective to buy a ticket for a day, and as they say, "play all year". The pools are clean and well maintained -...More

1  Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Sunday 6-17-18. Good news is Imani at guest services tried her best to make our impession of the park reconsidered. This was after I was requested to complete a survey of my experience at the park. Our day passes were upgraded to Fun passes...More

Thank chickar005
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at AIGuestServices@seaworld.com...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Entry into park, after we arrived, was held up in several ways. Only one machine available to issue prepaid tickets. There was a line because there was no one to help people having trouble with the ticketing machine, Another long line when trying to get...More

Thank Mikie C
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Mikie! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have annual passes for Busch Gardens and Adventure Island and will not renew the Adventure Island portion next year. The employees at this park are the absolute worst. The only way I would ever go back is if I packed a cooler for lunch...More

2  Thank Linda K
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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Linda! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts concerning your recent visit to Adventure Island. The experiences and comments of our guests are always welcome and greatly appreciated. We regret to hear about your experience. Could you contact us directly at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time experience going to this water park. There's a variety of things you can do there. Kind of hard to find a shady place to sit and lay your belongings down if you don't get there early but fortunately we found a spot. The...More

4  Thank NKHExplorer
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aaholestine
18 June 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Child swap is not available at Adventure Island at this time.
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ELTEL44
16 June 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Adventure Island is a seasonal park. Please check our website for park dates and hours.
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Tobin8r22
14 April 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hello! Adventure Island remains open in the rain. Some attractions may temporarily close when lightning is in the area.
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