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Busch Gardens

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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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I bought a 99 dollars attractions pass. In my opinion, the 3 additional attractions are worthless. I was an adult without children but the aquarium, ZOO and Chihuly are a waste of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I bought a 99 dollars attractions pass. In my opinion, the 3 additional attractions are worthless. I was an adult without children but the aquarium, ZOO and Chihuly are a waste of time. That said, I loved Busch Gardens. Do not waste money on the Serengeti Safari. It costs 1dollar a minute and the tour races through the acreage so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Busch gardens has some fun roller coasters including sheikra with the 200 ft drop. The flamingos are stinky. But the plants and animals are beautiful. Fed the Kangaroos and they are absolutely sweet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Busch Gardens is on of my family's favorite places to visit. It is a beautiful park with helpful friendly staff. There are rides for every member of the family. The little ones will love the rides and characters from Sesame Street. For adventurous members of the family Busch Gardens has many thrilling roller coasters. The shows in the park are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Loved that the animals have lots of room to roam around in and their every comfort is seen to. The rides are excellent if a bit scary for me. We go back every time we are in Florida.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My spouse and I visited for two days. We went on a few really neat roller coasters, but our focus was on the zoo animals. We enjoyed several in-depth lectures from the elephant and cheetah keepers, and just loved walking from exhibit to exhibit and seeing and reading about the animals. The train and the skyride are good ways to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

It has been quite a few years since my last visit to Busch Gardens and I was happy that I had the opportunity to enjoy the park again. This visit was with my brother's family including a 2 1/2 year old. There was plenty of activities for a child of her age to appreciate and participate in. She loved seeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

So much to see and do this theme park is amazing and very kis friendly. Plenty to do for the adults to.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Busch Gardens is a beautifully themed theme park in Tampa, FL- an hour from Orlando, FL. In addition to it's beautiful design it hosts some of the best coasters in the country (Cheetah Hunt, Sheikra, Montu) and the brand new free fall Falcon's Fury which is the only of it's kind in the world. The coasters are on par with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is always nice to spend a day at bush garden In particular the safari to really get close to the animals Better in the morning I also really like the rides

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Busch Gardens is a roller coaster lover's/thrill seeker's dream. Whether new or old, it's rides are amazing (except Gwazi - that one causes back pain). Definitely recommend this park and gettin g the fun pass, because it's only $10 more and you can visit unlimited times throughout the year. There's always something new to experience wth the animals or even... More 

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