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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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+1 813-884-4386
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10:00 - 18:00
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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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Enjoyed our 2 days at BG... Definitely will be returning..You must ride Cobras curse..It was very clean very friendly a perfect family destination.

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Glen Saint Mary, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our 2 days at BG... Definitely will be returning..You must ride Cobras curse..It was very clean very friendly a perfect family destination.

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Thank donnawH2816MX
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The family visited Busch Gardens Tampa on a Tuesday in February 2017. The positives aspects of the visit were the small crowds, short wait times for popular rides (less than five minutes on average) and relative ease moving about the park. The negatives were the ticket purchasing process and the fact that several rides were not operating. By far, the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We bought season passes to Busch Gardens and they have paid for themselves already. We go for the performances and they have been very good this season We have taken friends from Scotland and they enjoyed everything about Busch Gardens. Please note that we did not try any of the numerous rides in the park. I would recommend the day... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went in the middle of the week and got on almost every ride within 15 minutes. Our favorite ride was the Cheetah. The animal attractions are an added bonus. Don't waste your time with the app, it's useless.

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Londrina, PR
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This park is located in Tampa, 1:30 hour away from Orlando. It is just amazing! The best roller coasters are here! Attractions like Sheikra, Cheetah Hunt, Montu and Kumba are just incridible. And the best part, when I visited in dec/2016 the lines weren't to long: I visited some attractions more than once! If you like adrenaline, I'm pretty sure... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to Busch many times and have for a couple of years been annual pass holders. This most recent trip though has put such a downer on Busch for us that if it were not for the fact that we still had passes valid in aug we wold probably not bother going. We found it a really frustrating... More 

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Grayson, Georgia
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135 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rides, animals, entertainment, food, restaurants, more rides, petting zoos, zoology presentations, Something for everyone. The thrill seeker, the environmentalists, the nature walker, the animal lover, the imagine, small children, teenagers, mature adults, people who like to learn and beer lovers to name a few. Worth every penny for a great and amazing day that will will be memorable for a... More 

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Southwick, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful adventure. Never been there before and loved every minute of it.. Some locations were difficult to find and we walked around and round. Ate lunch there and price for lunch reasonable.

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our park after your visit! We are glad you enjoyed every minute of your time with us. With our vast number of unique attractions and exhibits, you're sure to create exciting memories each time you visit. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again soon! More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 3 days visiting Busch gardens from the UK. The rides are fantastic! Our personal favourites were cheetah hunt, Sheikra and cobras curse. There were a few queues on the first day with it being Presidents' Day but the other 2 days were extremely quiet with us being the only ones on sheikra and cobras curse... More 

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! We're happy to offer thrilling attractions & engaging education at our park. We glad you enjoyed your time on SheiKra and Cobras Curse! We hope you have the opportunity to come back from the UK and visit us again soon! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This park has better animal exhibits than the zoo! There is something for everyone. The park is clean & easy to follow on the map. There are great rides from toddler to adult. The flowers are beautiful! We loved it!

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BuschGardensTPA, Guest Relations Manager at Busch Gardens Tampa, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! We're happy to offer attractions for guests of all ages. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in the future. More 

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