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“Fun for the family”
Review of Adventure Island

Adventure Island
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Adventure Island Water Park
Ranked #29 of 196 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Located right across the street from Busch Gardens® Tampa, Adventure Island® is 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun featuring the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere await slides, corkscrews, water falls, a wave pool, children’s water playground and other family attractions. Choose to race down rapids, dig your toes into the sand or relax all day in a private cabana. Hurtle high and experience a feeling of weightlessness on Colossal Curl™, Adventure Island’s newest family thrill slide.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase
Lakeland, Florida
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152 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun for the family”
Reviewed December 16, 2012

I took my kids when they were little and we had a good time. Lines of course but you get that any where you go for any thing you do.

1 Thank Charold
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Ferndale, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not just for kids!”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

Last time I was in the area, I dragged 2 other friends of mine (all three of us adults) to Adventure Island. Sure, it's a lot of kids, but there are so many things to do, we barely got a sideways look walking around. Lots of waterslides, wave pools, obstacle-type pools, and a beach with lounge chairs to hang out on when we got hungry.

They even let us bring in a cooler with our own drinks and snacks. This was good since most of the food is fried or deli-type, and on the expensive side, as most amusement parks are. We packed pop, water, sandwiches, chips, and cookies. It was a perfect day.

Visited April 2012
1 Thank Serenesatt
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Hudson, Florida
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun Day”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

Well worth the trip! Had a fantastic day with our 12 yr old granddaughter. Great water slides & pools (including wave pool) Very clean park. Going back again soon!

Visited April 2012
Thank Gail B
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42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great selection of attractions”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

I rated this attraction as average due to the "buy a ticket, come back all year" feature. While this is a wonderful feature, this particular attraction appears to have become a "baby sitting" service for local residence. While the park itself is enjoyable, the crowd issue can sometimes be unmanageable.

Visited June 2012
2 Thank Shari J
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Lutz, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lots of wet fun”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a great palce for all ages with all types of ways to stay wet and cool on a hot summer day. From fast tunnel slides to lazy tubing on the slow moving river there is something for everyone at a fairly reasonable price.

1 Thank burbil
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