Ride the Wild Surge at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Kid-Friendly Rides & Attractions

We have thrills for even our youngest guests throughout the park!

From rides made just for kids to child-sized versions of larger attractions, they'll have a full day of fun! Little ones can enjoy cool water fun and plenty of memorable adventures.

In addition to family-friendly rides and rollercoasters, like Cobra's Curse and Cheetah Hunt, Busch Gardens offer a variety of kid-friendly attractions, animal experiences and games.

Kid Friendly Park Map

  • Kid Friendly Attractions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Kid-Friendly Locations

Flip the cards to learn about the kid-friendly rides and attractions at various locations around the park!

Wild Surge at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Jungala

Treetop Trails at Busch gardens Tampa Bay

Jungala

Kid play areas, water splash areas, and thrilling kid-friendly rides.


Including: animal interaction with Gibbons, bats, and a large fish aquarium, two water play areas, Treetop Trails, a Skyride onboarding location and The Wild Surge, our thrilling kid-friendly drop coaster!
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Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sesame Street Safari of Fun

Kangaroos at Busch Gardens

Sesame Street Safari of Fun

Meet your favorite Sesame Street friends!


In Sesame Street Safari of Fun you will find more water splash areas, a big variety of kid-friendly rides, and our Treetop Trails! See the full listing of rides and more in this area of the park!
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Classic Carousel at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Pantopia

Games at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Pantopia

Pantopia has so much to offer for the entire family.


Here you can find our huge games area right next to our classic Carousel. Let your child choose their favorite colored horse, ride around on the Kiddie Train or fly around on Bush Flyers. You can find something for everyone, including Dragon Fire Grill when you want to grab a bite to eat.
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FREE ADMISSION FOR CHILDREN 5 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER

  • 2020 Busch Gardens + Adventure Island Preschool Card

    Children 5 and under can get a FREE 2019 Preschool Card to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island

    Limited-Time Offer: Kids 5 and younger can enjoy Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island for FREE, now through December 31, 2020.

    • bullet Online registration required
    • bullet Valid for Florida residents only
    • bullet Does not include free parking, separately ticketed events or other discounts

    *Hurry, limited-time offer! Does not include taxes, service fees, free parking, separately-ticketed events or other discounts. Available to Florida residents only. Valid only at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island for children 5 years old and younger at time of redemption. Unlimited admission through 12/31/2020. Guest may be requested to show valid form of ID (a copy of a certified birth certificate or travel passport) to verify age prior to entry. The Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Preschool Card offer is not available at the park. Advance online registration required. Only the child’s parent/guardian may register online. Parent/guardian does not have to be present to redeem Card, however friend/family member would need to present the required documents listed above. Not valid for student groups/field trips. Offer valid for a limited time and subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Other restrictions apply. Adventure Island is a seasonal park. Please check park hours before your visit.

    Limited-Time Offer
    Child (ages 3-5) $0.00

ENROLL IN SUMMER CAMP NOW

Details are now available on Summer Camps here at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Enroll your child in a day camp or a resident camp where they will make new friends and try new things. There is something for everyone!

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More Kid-Friendly Ride Locations

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Congo

Don't forget to stop at the Ubanga Banga Bumper Cars! Must be 42" or taller to ride. 

Egypt

Don't walk past the games area! You can find a variety of fun games the whole family can participate in.

Morocco

  • Catch the award-winning show Turn It Up! at the Moroccan Palace Theater.
  • Take a ride on the Gwazi Gliders for a fun spin. Must be under 56" to ride. 

Bird Gardens

Children 5 years and up can feed Kangaroos in Walkabout Way. Also in this area, children of all ages can take advantage of Kookaburra's Aviary, where you can feed ducks, birds and walk through the bird aviary. Check out all the animal interaction opportunities Busch Gardens has to offer.

Photos of Kid Friendly Rides Around the Park

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    Accessibility

    Guests using manual & electrical wheelchairs who would like to ride should see the Park Ambassador at the attraction entrance. For more information on ride restrictions, service animal access or physical requirements, view our Accessibility Guide.