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Adventure Island

10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
+1 813-884-4386
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Adventure Island Water Park
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wave pool” (104 reviews)
“water parks” (39 reviews)
“colossal curl” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
10001 N. McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612-6401
+1 813-884-4386
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1 - 10 of 757 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

dont miss that one. Very Nice and Clean.Good water slides, and good service. For Summer is one of the best in the area

Thank Felix V
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Great park for kids to play and moms to get a tan. They have ample life guards all over the park. Lots of walking up stairs to get to the slides, kids don't see,m to mind.food is typical theme park grease food. They allow you...More

Thank JennamurskiRN
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had free tickets, so that's always a plus right off the bat. We found out the day before we went that they no longer allow outside food or drinks in the park. But the park hardly had any people and many of the attractions...More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was there four days in a row and I found it very clean. They close at 5 pm this time of year so most of the food stores start closing around 3-4pm. They closed the water rides several times due to weather but once...More

Thank SheilaHollywood
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Seemed very similar to Aquatica in Orlando and Wild Adventure in Georgia. The huge bucket in the children's area was not working but the kids had lots of fun anyway.

Thank wyomingdreamer1
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a great family place and wonderful place to spend a hot summer day. Love that there is even places for young kids. They have lockers, rental huts, cabanas, and plenty of places to enjoy a relaxing fun day. Food is okay!

Thank sandramonty21
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a great experience at Adventure Island! It wasn't too crowded when we went there during the week, and we were able to find good spots to lounge in between the rides. But you have to get there early to get a spot, I...More

Thank Svetlana C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had Fun! Much smaller park than I remember from when I was a child. ;) Expensive, but good fun for once in a great while.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Trip advisor shows a certificate of excellence. Not sure what for except for disappointment. Website says rides all open and when we get there 4 of the main rides are closed - website is misleading at best. We drove down from Orlando - if tickets...More

Thank Realmelbourneperson
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of Adventure Island. We sincerely apologize for your disappointment in regards to our attraction closures. We aim to have all our attractions in operation during your visit, however certain factors may lead to the temporarily...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Park is a total rip-off. Asking full admission price + parking and then open 5 rides in total. Even the lazy river was closed.. asked around to find out the reason, apparently they are short staffed so they only open 40% off the park. Really...More

3  Thank sprince
BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Adventure Island, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

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 understand your frustration regarding some of our attractions being closed due to staffing demands....More

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Dana S
16 November 2017|
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Response from Jenmisstx | Reviewed this property |
Most of the food they have is like chicken strips/fries/hot dogs. The usual park food. It’s ok. I don’t remember the prices, it wasn’t as much as Busch Gardens. 2 kids could share one meal. It’s actually a lot of food. I... More
Erica W
21 September 2017|
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Response from floridagirl17 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen anything that says you can't
19 September 2017|
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Response from deecatt | Reviewed this property |
yes you can...since you can not take any food or drink inside.