Busch Gardens, Tampa

4.5 out of 5 stars 40 Reviews

10165 N Malcolm McKinley Dr., Tampa, FL 33612 1 (888) 800-5447

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  • The Carousel is fun!
    The Carousel is fun!
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  • Elephants are interesting.
    Elephants are interesting.
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    Kitty attack
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    Busch Gardens is one-of-a-kind...

    by Tolik Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Busch Gardens is one-of-a-kind – a theme park that incorporates one of America’s top zoos. Tampa’s number one attraction, Busch Gardens requires at least a day to experience its 300 acres and various African lands, such as Egypt, Morocco, and Timbuctu. More than 3,000 animals from around the world wander freely; you swoop over them by skyride or pass them on a train. There are adventure rides, shops and restaurants (expensive). Some of the rides will get you soaked, so bring extra clothes. There is free beer in the beer gardens, to steel your nerves for the roller-coasting terrors.

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    Spend a day at Busch Gardens...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Spend a day at Busch Gardens Theme Park.
    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions. A unique blend of thrilling rides, a zoo featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides excitement for guests of every age.

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    by JohnCarroll Written Aug 24, 2002

    Although we rode all the roller coasters and did most activities the one that we remembered the most and thought of as the most unique was the aviary within the aviary at Busch. Within 10 seconds of stepping inside six brightly colored birds had landed on me. They are very friendly and present great picture opportunities.

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  • Busch Gardens is located in...

    by Psychokiwi Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Busch Gardens is located in Tampa and is one of the best amusment parks I've been to. It gets very crowded on the weekends so the lines may keep you waiting for 1 hr. On weekdays, line are 5 mins. max.
    The Kumba is probably the best ride in the park. You feel disoriented afterwards, but it's still great. I remember going there with some friends and we were on a ride called Montu. My friend spits out when we become inverted and it hits a black man behind us. After the ride the guy comes up to us and tries to pick a fight. We ran pretty fast.

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    Killer Rollercoasters

    by laurenzi1 Updated May 27, 2009

    Shieka is an awesome rollercoaster. It has a 90 degree drop, but before it does, it stops at the top and has a hesitation point to build up the anxiety. Killer ride!

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    Busch Gardens

    by KARLPORTER56 Written Feb 23, 2006

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    The hallmark of Tampa Tourism.. They are adding all the time. Roller Coasters galore.Adventure Island theme park is right next door.African safari animals.. Just a great theme park.

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    Busch Gardens

    by lashr1999 Updated Dec 23, 2004

    Has both shows and thrill rides so that both young and old can enjoy. They also offer some free beer. The theme of the park is a safari. Below is a pic from one of the shows.

    Busch Gardens
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    • Theme Park Trips

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  • Great fun!!!

    by priscila_h Updated Nov 13, 2004

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    Gusch Gardens is a great place to visit for every member of the family. There's always something going on and they have all kinds of animals =0)

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    Take an African Safari at Busch Gardens

    by seagoingJLW Written Apr 2, 2003

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    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a blend of rides, zoos, live shows, restaurants, shops and games.

    The zoo features more than 2700 animals.

    Giraffes
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    • Zoo
    • Theme Park Trips

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    Busch Gardens

    by acemj Written Aug 25, 2002

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    A great theme park that combines a zoo-like animal atmosphere with wild rides. You'll see incredible bird sanctuaries as well as incredible roller coasters.

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