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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
ningy9
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

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
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Carshalton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Arrived with very long queue to find only two booths working. People seemed unorganised and did not know what they were doing. The restaurant opened and run out of certain foods in ten minutes. Asked for ice cream only to be told too hot serve ice cream , have never heard of this in America and we have travelled quite... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It's a good Park but it could be bigger... It's very crowded in the summer.. But the kids seem to love it.. The kids love the slides...

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London, England, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Easy to get to and to park. Park well maintained and slides very good. Kids loved it. Line to order food from the fast food restaurant took over 30 minutes - painfully slow. My advice - take food with you. Couldn't find any coffee in the afternoon - my body went cold turkey. Apart from the above a great family... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

horrible customer service, water is freezing, wait time for lines if over 1 hr., and you can't get a refund. Don;t

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