Because of its location in
Tampa, Busch Gardens tends to have less crowds than the Orlando based
attractions, making for shorter lines
Busch Gardens in Tampa is an eclectic mix of zoo,
amusement park and variety show.
Divided into nine themed areas which take their
names from different areas of Africa there is more to Busch Gardens
than great roller coasters.
The zoo is home to over 2,700 animals including
tigers and rhino's and is one of Florida's most popular tourist
New features this year include Madagascar Live! Operation: Vacation©
(coming May 2013), where you can join Alex the Lion and his
friends in a sing-along, dance-along party!
For the white-knuckle freaks amongst your party
Busch Gardens has loads of great rides including the hair-raising
Scorpion and the Congo River Rapids water ride.
Seekers of more
sedate pastimes have five shows to enjoy at Busch Gardens including a
brass band, ice show, singers and a snake charmer!
Animal attractions include a birds of prey show, a
train ride through the Serengeti Plain and the ever-popular Rhino
Chimpanzees and gorillas can be seen
at the mist shrouded Myombe reserve and hundreds of exotic birds can
be visited at the Bird Gardens and Lory Landing.
An addition since 2004, and definitely one for the
adults in your party, is the scary Howl-o-Scream event held in
Access is gained via McKinley Drive, about an
hour's drive from Orlando.
Sheikra!© - Rise 200 feet up into the air
before plunging into a vertical dive straight down! You may want to
ride this roller coaster before lunch!
- Shake, rattle and roll on this old-school
wooden roller coaster.
- This 4,400 ft long, triple-launch roller coaster is the latest
addition to the parks impressive collection of rides. Experience the
chase like never before!
1 Day Busch Gardens
Sea World/Busch Gardens Combo Pass
Unlimited admission for 14
6 Park Orlando Flex Ticket
Includes unlimited admission for 14 consecutive days to:
Wet 'n' Wild
Islands of Adventure