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Busch Gardens

10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 888-800-5447
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Ranked #7 of 92 Attractions in Tampa
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Zoos, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Dining
Owner description: Busch Gardens(R) Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world.... more » Owner description: Busch Gardens(R) Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Was at Busch Gardens in sept was nice not to busy clean park nice rides it's no universal or Disney world but was nice you can take the train around park to see the animals it's cool because there loose. The only thing I thought needed more space were the Kangaroos and wallabies. The employees are ok they aren't very... More

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North Canton, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Our Roller Coaster Club just visited Busch Gardens Tampa. My first time there, AMAZING. The rides were incredible. I rode most everthing. Loved the Cheetah Hunt & Sheikra. When it was time for this 58 years old to have a break, we went into a show called Iceploration. This show was about a Grandfather & Granddaughter, it had ice skating,... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

What a great day out Busch gardens is - Provides an educational day up close and personal with some fantastic wildlife all interspursed with some of the best coasters I have ever ridden, Shekra is bloody brilliant :)

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Florida/Colombia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Title says it all . . . we have had our Annyal Passes for YEARS now. And, we go OFTEN. These rides are the best in the area & with the Pass, the cost isn't nearly as noticeable. We actually have Annual Passes for Busch Gardens AND SeaWorld. We pay about $18/monthly. But I'm afraid Busch Gardens loses a star... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

My husband and I visited for our honeymoon and were able to get free tickets with their Wings of Honor military program. We were tempted to buy the Quick Queue passes, but the woman behind the counter said they were $60 per ticket for 10 rides sounded a little steep (after looking on Busch Gardens' website I found they're $19.99... More

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Smyrna
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Six flags! Seeing I live in Ga. But I went with someone. They have never been to Busch gardens.So we decided to go.We had a Great time :-)s. Price wasn't a factor, I've paid more at other parks. We stayed at a really nice hotel . Very very close by. I would return too Tampa Busch gardens. Brung back memories... More

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We loved everything about Busch Gardens. The rides are amazing. My husband and I rode Falcon's Fury numerous times. The animals were beautiful. The staff was extremely helpful. We had an awesome time.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

There are many reviews, so I will just add tips: TIPS: --First off, if you are military, ensure that you get the "Waves of Honor" tickets....they are FREE! --Great place for small children (at least 36"), there are lots of children's rides in the Elmo/Sesame Street area. My 3 year old son loved it! --Some things I'd like to see....free... More

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I am a fan of amusement parks and roller coasters and visited several parks all over the world. Busch Gardens was the most expensive one and in the same time the biggest disappointment. They really don't have anything to offer that you could not find cheaper or better somewhere else. But the worst experience was their customer service, they were... More

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Miami, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
43 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

As far as Florida theme parks go, this is one of the largest and best. It combines the elements of a theme park, carnival, and a zoo. The shows were ok, (though the animal show kept being delayed and was finally canceled due to pouring rain) The staff at least brought out a few ordinary animals to the audience for... More

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