fish eye view of riders flipping on roller coaster at busch gardens tampa bay theme park zoo
hippo rises from the water to catch an apple in its open mouth at busch gardens tampa bay theme park zoo
pirate themed elmo character rides parade float at busch gardens tampa bay theme park zoo
screaming riders plummet on roller coaster at busch gardens tampa bay theme park zoo
group of penguins at busch gardens tampa bay theme park zoo

Overview

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay theme park 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. Cobra’s Curse puts a spin on family thrills with this one-of-a-kind spin coaster. Opening in 2021, adventure seekers will love Iron Gwazi, North America’s tallest hybrid rollercoaster and the fastest and steepest hybrid coaster in the world.

You’ll have an entire day of fun when you visit Busch Gardens Tampa Bay‘s 335-acre African-themed animal theme park! Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is one of North America’s largest zoos and received the Humane Certified(TM) seal from American Humane. See popular and endangered animals such as cheetahs, gorillas, tigers, rhinos, hippos, reptiles, birds, aquarium and more. Get up close with the animals and interact with a variety of animal ambassadors. Watch Safari animals in their natural habitat as you ride in an open-air vehicle.

Cool off on two wild water rides. Plummet down the Stanley Falls Flume, or Congo River Rapids. Kids will love seeing the animals in the zoo, riding the train through the Serengeti safari, and many other rides for children. Enjoy parades, shows, fireworks and all their favorite Sesame Street characters.

Purchase theme park ticket upgrades such as all-day dining, quick queue to skip the lines, or a safari for your enhanced experience today. Save money on annual passes, hotel packages, or multi-park theme park tickets. Florida resident discounts may be available. A military discount is available. Please contact Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for current details, hours, promotions, admission tickets, and to verify visitor information as things may change.

Phone:
(813) 884-4386

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a proud member of the Florida Attractions Association, representing Florida's finest family attractions.