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Address: 10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 888-800-5447
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching, Dining
Description: Busch Gardens Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 300 acres...
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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Four of the world best coasters all in one place - brilliant.

This place has simply some of the worlds best coasters and rides all in one place. Montu is is outstanding. Sheikra is outstanding. Cheetah hunt is excellent . Kumba is excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Lancaster Pa
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Lots of big coasters and a drop tower but not a whole lot else for children who are too big for kiddie rides (there is a section for that with a Sesame Street theme) but too short or not crazy about roller coasters. The train ride tour spent more time highlighting the various roller coasters and restaurants than it spent... More 

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Florida
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This was our first, and most likely last visit. If you like roller coasters and lots of walking, this is the place. The lines were short when we went, so that was great. I can imagine the lines get very long. The height requirements are applied inconsistently, which really miffed my granddaughter. There is a kids area, but she is... More 

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Romford
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

This place has simply some of the worlds best coasters and rides all in one place. Montu is is outstanding. Sheikra is outstanding. Cheetah hunt is excellent . Kumba is excellent. and Falcon's fury is very scary. White Knuckle heaven for teenagers and Adults alike

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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visted busch gardens tampa in august during our two week holiday to florida. Unfortunately the experience was terrible, the staff were rude, unhelpful and lacked any sort of customer service. We had issues with the lockers, they were old and not fit for purpose, I lost count of how much money they took without giving me... More 

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Virginia
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248 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

First buy your ticket to the finest attraction in the world according to many who have reviewed Discovery Cove. Then, you gain unlimited access to Busch Gardens Tampa, Aquatica, and SeaWorld for 14 days unlimted admission. There is no better bargain in the world, and you and yours are in for the adventure of a lifetime!

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Newark
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We just returned from a day trip to Busch Gardens Tampa. We spent about 5 hours there with an 11 and 13 year old. That was more than enough time. The park was smaller than I expected and only had a few bigger rides. It's also somewhat rundown compared to Williamsburg. But I gave it 4 stars because it was... More 

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Windsor,Ontario,
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366 reviews
220 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is an entertainment destination centred, of course, on beer and souvenirs associated with beer. We had a nice day with our grand children (they are all of age!) but were disappointed by the beers. Low on flavor and those things called "lite" beers are so shallow that they might as well be termed beer flavoured Kool-Aid. Ironically, perhaps younger... More 

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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

So - go try these (sadly the ride Montu was shut for maintenance) 1. Falcon Fury - crazy but bloody good. Heart stopped for a few microseconds - but it was amazing. 2. Sheikra - a truly amazing roller coaster. Pure thrill. 3. The Serengeti journey is good but we did not have time for the feeding the animals jeep... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully set out park, combining wild life with the thrills of fast rides. You can split the visit and do it over two days, alternating the 'zoo experience' whereby you can appreciate anything from elephants to tigers and gorillas in a nice environment, and seriously fast rides, able to satisfy the adrenaline junkies in the family. I would suggest you... More 

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76 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Been going here since I was about 5 years old. It has changed over the years with looks and rides. If you have never been and like roller coasters, then check it out. The cheetah Hunt and Sheikra are the most popular coasters here. The scorpion has been there since they opened just about. The train ride takes you around... More 

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