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Busch Gardens

10165 N Malcolm McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 888-800-5447
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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Ranked #8 of 97 Attractions in Tampa
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Zoos, Amusement
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Dining
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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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I didn't really know what to expect taking small children here, but the kids' area is great! There are lots of rides and activities that keep them busy, and it's all together. This time of year is awesome, because it's still warm but there aren't any long lines. One suggestion: rent a stroller. Our girls have outgrown the double stroller... More

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Busch gardens is a fantastic place to go because there is no question whatsoever for any rides and all the rides are good quality and good to go on.i went with my teenage cousins and my aunties and uncles and mum and dad also my brother. I am only 13 so these we not scary at all

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We drove down from Orlando to Tampa to visit Busch Gardens and we are never disappointed, The queues hardly ever have a long wait time and the rides are some of the best, Shiekra is one of the best but they are all very good, Falcons fury is well worth a go but not for the faint hearted lol, Walking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Realy awesome day. no waiting times at any roller coasters. lots of adrenaline rides. I have to go there again. Nice place

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

So I came here some 15 years ago last time and always remembered it as my favourite Florida park. Visited on a very cold day in November, and it was practically empty, I'd say less than 1000 in the whole park!! So on the plus side, longest I waited for a ride was 5 mins and that was only so... More

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Presque Isle, Maine, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Mainly did Disney/Universal parks on our two week stay, but ventured from Orlando to Tampa two days and we're glad we glad! Got the Orlando FlexTicket Plus which included Busch Gardens along with two Universal Parks, Sea World, Aquatica, and WetnWild: good value if you are here for at least a week and want to sample many parks. The biggest... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The coasters and grounds are great, up there with the best in Florida. The operation of the rides and park though is poor at times. Queue times unnecessarily long due to this. Seems to lack common sense and efficency at times.

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

As a frequent visitor to the BG park in Williamsburg, I was interested to see how the Tampa Park would compare. The rides were everything I would expect from a Busch park - lots of thrills and very smooth. A lot of these newer rides seem to jerk my head around so much that I feel concussed, but not at... More

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St.Helens,United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited here on Ventrans day. We arrived for rope drop and got on Cheetah Hunt Montu and Falcons Fury with no wait times. It is the first time on Falcons Fury and it didn't disappoint it was a lovely slow climb to 330 ft and then a terrifying drop with eyes closed OMG what a ride. We then had... More

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Tampa, Fl
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

When you're a local and you have a membership, it must be good! This park is cross bt a zoo and amusement park. Always a fun time with other couples or the kids. Lots to see and do. Sesame Street area with a splash park and live Elmo show for the little ones, great animal attractions and fabulous rides for... More

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