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Address: 10001 N. McKinley Dr. Tampa, FL 33612, Main Entrance on McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: 18888005447
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Swimming, Dining
Description: Located right across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure...
Located right across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island's 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun feature the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere awaits an unrivaled blend of slides, corkscrews, waterfalls, a wave pool, children's water playground and other family attractions. Adventure Island also features outdoor cafes, picnic and sunbathing areas, a gift shop and a championship sand volleyball complex for hours of fun in the sun.
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A fun summer day!

A nice water park with many different types of slides for people of all ages. Less busy than Orlando waterparks. Certainly a consideration for those looking for a fun day. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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15 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This park is owned by seaworld.. If you haven't been living under a rock you would know SeaWorld has stole orcas from the wild and has drugged the whales and the whales actually bleed in the concrete tanks. Seaworld hurts more animals then it rescues! Don't go to any park that is owned by SeaWorld if you against animal cruelty!

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Fairhope, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

They did a super job of getting everyone out of the water in advance of a terrible thunder storm. We paid $89 for a chickee hut so we would have a central location and shade. It surely was not worth the price. They are not waterproof and set off in a remote section of the facility so you feel like... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Really nice park. It's not super large but it has a lot to offer. Bathrooms were clean. Definitely bring lunch with you in a cooler. I saw lots of people not only bring coolers but also bags with snacks.If you do bring your own food, there are benches and picnic tables which are in the shade. Most people just left... More 

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Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A nice water park with many different types of slides for people of all ages. Less busy than Orlando waterparks. Certainly a consideration for those looking for a fun day. If vacationning, I suggest the season pass which will allow you to return for free...

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Despite all the rain and off and on lightening. .And the off and on closing off the tower rides and occasional pool closings ..We had a really good time. Loved the cabana rental right next to the wave pool. Made it extra nice due to the weather. Will be heading back soon :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The slides all had long and slow queues, and weren't that fun either, the thrill factor was pretty low. I went with friends, jag the park is more suitable for families with children.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Get a year pass ($99, or $139 including parking) for unlimited admission to both Busch Gardens, Tampa and Adventure Island. Both parks are clean, safe and offer a wide variety of rides and adventures ranging from a zoo, gondola, trains, and wild rides to a lazy river float, wave pool, and multiple water slide attractions. Food and drink are reasonable... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I had not visited in years and I remember when it was a nice water park but that was before Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, and Aquatica. Adventure Island cannot compare or compete. The place was almost empty due to rain earlier in the day so there were no lines and plenty of space. Unfortunately, the lazy river was closed and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews, I was skeptical but when I got to Adventure Island, I was very impressed with the customer service and cleanliness of the park. Great choice to cool off in a hot summer day! Plenty of chairs by the pools!

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My kids loved this park! There are plenty of waterslides and the wave pool is always a blast. Even though it seems quite crowded were are able to find beach chairs for all of our family. The last time we went with 10 people and everyone still have their own chair. The only drawback is the rain. They are cautious... More 

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Additional Information about Adventure Island

Address: 10001 N. McKinley Dr. Tampa, FL 33612, Main Entrance on McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: 18888005447
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 3

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