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Busch Gardens

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Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Admission Ticket
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Admission Ticket
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and more than 12,000 animals. Challenge a 335-foot drop tower, Falcon's Fury, or race like a cheetah on Cheetah Hunt. Busch Gardens...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a early light cold day trying to get to the Busch Gardens parking area is a challenge. Either Busch Gardens personnel or local police have to direct and assist with the traffic to the parks including SeaWorld at Orlando. Sea world desperately needs this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bertnancyny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attended with 11 family members on a Sunday late afternoon/evening. Lots of kids activities. Lights were fabulous all over the park. One area they’ve had in the past was done away with since there is construction on a new attraction. Not too crowded and weather...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KLATAMPA
Reviewed 2 days ago

Picked a bad day to come. Picked a Friday because the park had longer hours then and wanted to see the Christmas shows, decorations, and lights. Did not know it but when you ride the free shuttle from Orlando, you are not given much time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s was nice for the kids the only thing I was apcet with is at the window when we bought tickets they did not tell us it’s going to close at six I bought ticket at 3 pm for $100 for two adults and two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Halima_H_O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s ok some rides were scary while others were just right for my 6 year old nephew . Don’t miss the sky train and regular safari train Also always look for offers don’t pay full price for just one day

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank deadmantravelling
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an awesome time and enjoyed the entertainment at Christmas Town. Busch Gardens offers a great time to get in the Christmas spirit.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank freidapul
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Christmas Town at Busch Gardens and had a great family time. There was plenty to do with young children. We got to go into Santa's house and meet him, the elves, and Mrs Claus. The house was very well decorated with a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank C6608BKgaryg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a great trip to Busch Gardens. We had never been! You can tell that the park itself is on the older side, but it sure didn’t appear like it. They have kept up on maintenance. I was worried that there would not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DandSJohnson
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes there are more theme parks in Orlando, but Busch Gardens is a great place to go on a safari. This place is more of a cross between a zoo and a theme park.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The trip to Busch Gardens stands out as exciting. The energy can see saw primarily ,because of the large crowds in the park. The lines are long, so make sure you have your food and drink tickets if you have them. The park has many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 681derrickp
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Mario Z
8 December 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
Hi Mario! We would recommend reaching out to us directly via our website for additional information on your pass requirements.
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Scott H
5 December 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
There is not a designated row that Quick Queue guests have to ride.
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AmyK2169
1 December 2018|
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Response from BuschGardensTPA | Property representative |
A Fun Card does not include benefits or discounts. An Annual Pass has discounts and benefits.
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