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Adventure Island

10001 N. McKinley Dr. Tampa, FL 33612, Main Entrance on McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
+1 813-987-5600
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Ranked #20 of 85 attractions in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Water Parks
Activities: Swimming, Dining
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a water park . As an adult that has taken many age range of children this was a fun park . Go early in the summer. Tampa has rains that come in in the evening after 5 pm. Most showers in Florida last approximately 30 minutes then moves on :). They have shaded areas and sunbathing areas. You... More

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Homestead, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a nice waterpark for the kids to enjoy, we normally do Busch Gardens the first day of the trip and Adventure Island the second. We have also went to Busch Gardens for the first half of the day and then when the heat starts to kick in, we switch and head over to the water park. Lots of... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Quite dirty Staff are rude and one was really creepy ! eg: referred to my wife as muma ! She's 27 with no kids ! Good section of rides for all ages Expensive lockers $12 non refundable Showers don't work

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Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Large family visited in March 2014 and had a great time. Both kids and adults had plenty to do and felt safe the entire time. Ate at one of the restaraunts and food was good. No complaints and will definitely be visiting again. Great, affordable fun!

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Clearwater, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It has been a few years since I went. The slides were a blast and so was the lazy river. Their is a good variety of slides to keep you entertained. The park is clean and well maintained. There are things for adults and kids to do. It is a smaller water park, but still with plenty to do.

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I'm pushing 60 and I have never had a finer time revisiting my youth! Its a year later and I still smile to myself, laughing almost, at how I could not stop playing on the waves at the beach because it was so much fun!

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Tampa, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I live in FL and I can tell you I have been to many water parks including the Disney ones. Although each one has their ups and downs, I like Adventure Island for the kid areas. I FEEL like there is more for the little ones to do while keeping the older ones happy. I think it is a smaller... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

It's been a while since I took the family there because we moved away. However, we kept passes with them for 6 yrs. WELL worth the money. Clean, attractive, and a great place to cool off with waterfalls, pools, lazy river, slides, wave pool, cliffs, swing, drinks, etc. Check with them as they allowed you to bring coolers, but no... More

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Valrico
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This great water park has so much to do for the entire family. They have two areas that are great for small children to enjoy. There are so many types and sizes and speeds of water slides. You can have your fill of exciting and thrilling speed or you can slow it down and take a ride in the lazy... More

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south jersey
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21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We spent a whole day there and had a great time. There were a some really fun slides but nothing seriously unique. The kids had a great time but 2 thought that Wild Water Country in VA was their favorite. They were happy that some of their favorite slides etc. were at both. It is not huge and the lines... More

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