The holidays come to life at Busch Gardens® Christmas Town™, the park’s award-winning holiday event.
Coming Soon: Phoenix Rising
Soar above the Serengeti Plain on Phoenix Rising, our newest family-friendly roller coaster.
ALL-NEW Serengeti Flyer
Experience the breathtaking thrill of Serengeti Flyer, the world’s tallest & fastest ride of its kind.
Safaris & Tours
Connect with animals in a way unlike anywhere else with a tour today.
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From some of the world’s most interesting animals to some of its most endangered, share in our passion for the animals in our care through up-close encounters.
Rides & attractions
Whether you’re a coaster enthusiast or want rides that are fun for the whole family, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is home to some of Florida's best roller coasters & thrill rides.
Enjoy world-class entertainment with exciting live shows for all ages, including award-winning productions and interactive, kid-friendly shows.
From seasonal fireworks spectaculars and beer-inspired festivals to Halloween scares, holiday celebrations and more, there’s always a new reason to visit.
Accredited & certified
Our animal habitats and animal practices are independently accredited, reviewed, audited, and certified by premier zoological and animal welfare organizations. This ensures that we not only meet, but exceed, the highest standards of animal care, anywhere. According to AZA, fewer than 10% of the ~2,800 animal exhibitors licensed by the USDA in the U.S. have met their standards, and we are one of them.
Looking for a fun job with amazing perks? We’re seeking friendly and energetic individuals to join us for an EPIC year of new attractions, events and more!
Experience the ultimate getaway with our exclusive vacation packages! Stay at top-notch hotels like The Don CeSar, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Embassy Suites Tampa, or Hyatt Place. Enjoy free shuttles, park admission, savor 10% off dining and much more. Book now and make unforgettable memories!
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay FAQs
Yes, free guest tickets are one of the many perks of having an Annual Pass Membership at Busch Gardens. Upgrade your ticket to an Annual Pass Membership and take your guests with you!
No outside food or drinks are allowed into the park except bottled water. We offer many dining options inside the park. Try one of our many restaurants or upgrade to the All-Day Dining Deal for an exciting dining experience.
Yes, you can upgrade your ticket to an Annual Pass Membership and enjoy the many benefits of being a Pass Member, including free guest tickets. To upgrade, please visit Guest Services at the park.
Yes, we offer free Wi-Fi to our guests by selecting to connect once inside the park. Signal reception may vary by location and device type.
Yes, smoking is allowed at Busch Gardens Tampa in designated smoking areas (including electronic cigarettes). You can find smoking areas on the park map or the Busch Gardens mobile app.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's park hours vary. For park hours and presentation times, please click here.
MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and JCB are accepted at all ticket booths, restaurants, and gift shops with proper identification.
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