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Address: 10165 N Malcolm McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 888-800-5447
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Dining
Description: Busch Gardens(R) Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297...
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.
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ive gone back to Busch Gardens since my last review and rode on the new ride Falcons Fury from looking at it on the ground it looks quite intimading the slow ride up gives you a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Was extremely disappointed due to the lack of service and rides available. 3 out of the 5 main roller coasters were either closed for good or down for "maintenance". No AC thru the entire park and the restrooms are very dirty. Will NEVER come back. They give no refunds and genuinely do not care about their animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

ive gone back to Busch Gardens since my last review and rode on the new ride Falcons Fury from looking at it on the ground it looks quite intimading the slow ride up gives you a nice view of the park so you can go back to the real rollercoasters they then tilt you downwards so you can see the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

we were lucky enough to be here on a day where the kids were at school. so it was very quiet no queues anywhere reasonably priced well laid out park with some of the best rides in the world. car parking was good and close well. food was reasonable. a tad annoying about having to pay for lockers each time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Something's for all ages from three to ninety three. Amusement park set in botanical gardens.. We took our grandchildren ages 7-9 there for the day. Roller coaster rides along with many water rides made for prefect day.. Must see if you are in Tampa area check it out. Reasonably priced

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited Busch Gardens on 1/19/15 for the first time in years; and, we did the behind the scenes tours with the Wild Life Docs. If you love animals and the conservation of nature this tour is necessary for all ages! We were lucky enough to have a tour of only four people, so we had plenty... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

After paying $244 for tickets on line for my family before arriving to the park, we drive up and are now FORCED and DEMANDED to pay $20 to park our car at their parking lot !! The attendant was rude and could care less about any money already paid for entering the park. He said pay the money or get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Busch Gardens Tampa is a combination of a great coaster park, zoo and live musical entertainment venue. The coasters are world class: Cheetah Run and Sheikra were my favorites. The zoo is world class: cheetahs, tigers, etc. The shows were amazingly good. You could go Busch Gardens for one of these (coasters, zoo, shows) and be very satisfied. To have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

5year old short for larger rides and too big for kiddie rides......train closed for the day.... roller coaster shut down for an hour..I have visited all parks with this same child and never did he ever want to go home!!!! Disney will always be our choice it took us 1/2 hr get past the front gate even though web advertised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I haven't been to Busch Gardens since 1996 and now I wonder what took me so long to get back. We had a blast, it was not crowded and the exhibits were awesome. Enjoyed food and wine festivities

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Even though this park has been around for awhile, it is well taken care of. We were sad that the train was shut down, probably for good. The food pass is only valid at five of the park eating places. We ate at the Zagora Café and the choices were several and the food was good. Some of the other... More 

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