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Review of Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens
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$98.99*
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Ranked #2 of 196 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Had a great time. All the rides we able to get on was awesome. Intermittent storms would shut done the rides so unfortunately was Gwazi, SheiKra, and Cheetah Hunt. Would recommend getting the Quick Queue which allows you to go to the front of the line (extra fee).The best one was She'kra (sp). Wasn't too crazy about that delayed first drop, but rode it again. The Cheetah Hunt was also a fabulous ride. Gwazi would beat the mess out you, but it was great. We ate at the Zambia Smokehouse and we were all impressed with the meal. We got our moneys worth despite the storms. Will have to come back in the near future.

Thank Jessie M
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

An amazing day for all ages, the atmosphere inside is carnival at all times and nothing seems to be to much trouble for any of the staff. Go to the water rides first & take a change of clothes because YOU will get wet, there are lots of lockers & plenty of places to change into dry clothes so as you can enjoy the rest of the day in comfort. Try all the rides even if they look like they are for children because you will have such a fun time. The food choices are varied and of good value. We are back in September this year and will defiantly be going back.

Thank Alun H
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

this was definitely a favorite for everyone - great rides for teenagers, lots to see for other people.
The queues for the rides (apart from Cheetah Run) were not long at all - so the teenage thrill-seekers were not disappointed. The atmosphere is much nicer than most theme parks because of all the vegetation and the animal habitats. There was lots to see for those who didn't want to be on coasters and also plenty of places to sit and wait in relative comfort (unusual for a theme park). One of the best days out in Florida.

Thank Aileen T
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

We visited on a very hot, humid day. We were kind of disappointed that the park closed at six, but a thunderstorm began at six and we would have left anyhow. I loved feeding and petting the kangaroos. That was awesome! We loved all the roller coasters, especially the Cheetah. We found the dine all day to be a good value, since we needed to stop for numerous waters. I wish they would offer the drinks at more locations though, they are too spread apart.

Thank shardoll71
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Loved the rides but some of the animals looked distressed such as the elephants and it was extremely sad to see.

SheKra the coaster is awesome!

Thank quinnage
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