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Address: 10001 N. McKinley Dr. Tampa, FL 33612, Main Entrance on McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone Number: +1 813-987-5600
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Activities: Swimming, Dining
Description: Located right across the street from Busch Gardens(R) Tampa, Adventure...
Located right across the street from Busch Gardens(R) Tampa, Adventure Island's(R) 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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Fun in the Florida sun

We had a great day here 6 adults and 2 toddlers. It's a bit pricey for just the day but well worth a season ticket if you are lucky enough to live close enough to here. Good range... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Keystone Heights, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

There was so much to do and so little time to do it in. There is fun for all ages. We got there around 10:30 am. It was difficult to find a place for our stuff. All the chairs and picnic tables were taken. We rode several slides, lounged in the lazy river several times, and went in the different... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

If you stay with one of local hotels, take advantage of the shuttle ( hyatt place, embassy suites & bay mount) and from your hotel. You save money by not having to pay to park. The shuttle also drops you off at the bus gate , you will need to walk a flight of steps...but it's close to the gate.... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The park is large with many slides and play areas. multiple kids water area, get there early to get a chair because the chairs fill up quickly.

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Loved the new water slide, the Colossal Curl, lots of slides selections for all ages. They don't really have any extreme water slides like Wet and Wild but if you have kids, this place is perfect. The lines are manageable especially if you come during the week

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had a great day here 6 adults and 2 toddlers. It's a bit pricey for just the day but well worth a season ticket if you are lucky enough to live close enough to here. Good range of slides and water activities for all ages. We took our own food which meant we didn't have to waste precious time... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Really good fun. Clean, safe and plenty to do. Food was fine for what it is. People friendly and sky blue. As an aside. The Floridians really like their tattoos. Calypso was a blast.

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Tampa, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The place is fun but for Anhouser bush used to be owners now Belgian company charging 7.40 for a beer can is insane! They are a brewery for God sakes. Beer is cheap to make. Also the servers are the slowest I have ever seen, waited like 20 mins for the easiest things, fries, chick fingers, etc..? Wow. They need... More 

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Viera, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The park kept us busy for over five hours. (For teens who get bored easy, that is a good amount of time.) There were big slides but also a wave pool which was very crowded, a nice sized pool to just swim around in that had slides and places to jump from and lazy river. Water was a little cold... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Many of the water slides are for the bigger kids and adults. If you have little ones, there are 2 areas where they can splash and have fun without getting trampled on by others. The wait times are pretty long for the slides, and having to carry tubes up the stairs is dangerous. If the wind picks up, which it... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

From the lazy river to all the water slides, this place is for all ages! They have a great kid area too! They have volley ball courts in the back and great food!

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