Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sesame Street® Safari of Fun

Join everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends on a family-friendly safari adventure

Kid-friendly rides, water fun & more

Little ones can enjoy kid-friendly rides, cool water fun and plenty of memorable adventures with Sesame Street friends! Fly through the desert with Grover. Climb in Elmo’s Tree House. Splash in Bert and Ernie’s watering hole. You can even dine with your child's furry friends. It’s Sesame Street Safari of Fun, where imaginations run wild and there’s fun for everyone.
  • Ride Thrill
    Kid Friendly
  • Play Area
    Splash Zone
  • Ride Type
    Kid Rides & More
  • Get Ready To
    Make Memories
  • Lunch with Elmo & Friends

    Dine with Elmo and friends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Make lunch more than just delicious by sharing it with Elmo and friends. Everyone in the family will find something to savor in our delicious Sesame Street Character Dining lunch buffet.

    • bullet Select dates only, space is limited

    Remember your camera, there are many great photo opportunities!


    Pass Members save 10% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    Select dates only. Price does not include taxes and are per person. Lunch with Elmo and Friends requires a separate ticket purchase. Children ages two (2) and under do not require a reservation. All other participants in the Lunch with Elmo and Friends event area must have a reservation, including parents or chaperones. All children under the age of eighteen (18) must be accompanied by at least one (1) paying adult. Park admission is required but is not included. Lunch with Elmo and Friends is hosted in an outdoor/covered pavilion. Lunch with Elmo and Friends will be refunded if cancelled 24 hours in advance of the event. Rescheduling for another day without refund is always an option.

    Adult (Ages 10 & Up) $19.99 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $14.99 /ea.

Attractions

  • Ride Air Grover at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Rides

    Soar with Grover on his plane through the Sahara, splash with Zoe-Patra and the Hippos of Nile, swing through the jungle on Rosita's Djembe Fly-Away and much more at the Sesame Street Safari of Fun! 

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    Splash & Play

    Turn the kids loose in Bert and Ernie’s wildly fun water adventure filled with bubblers, geysers, jets, dumping buckets and more. This is one of three splash areas you can find around the park! 

  • Lets Play Together at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Shows

    Your whole family will enjoy this new, lively and fun show with your favorite Sesame Street friends. Enjoy this heartwarming show that's all about friendship.

    Show Times
  • Visit the Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Sesame Street Friends

    Meet everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends at the Sesame Street Safari of Fun where imaginations run wild and there's plenty of fun for everyone!

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Sesame Place Rides & Attractions

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Air Grover

Air Grover is a fun roller coaster made for tiny riders.

  • Must be at least 38" tall to ride

 

Cookie Monster Canopy Crawl

Sit back and relax while your little one has hours of fun in the elaborate Cookie Monster Canopy Crawl.

  • Infants not permitted
  • Adults must be accompanied by a child

 

Elmo's Treehouse Trek

Elmo's Treehouse Trek takes the fun to new heights! Now this is what you call a treehouse. 

  • All ages permitted
  • Infants must be accompanied by a companion 14 years or older

Teny's Jungle Jam

This Jungle Jam is great for taking a break in the shade.

  • All ages permitted

Elmo's Safari

Elmo's Safari Go-Round is a beautiful carousel, slightly smaller than the Classic Carousel we have in Pantopia.

  • All ages permitted
  • Infants must be accompanied by a companion 14 years or older

Smiley's Sahara Sands

Smiley's Sahara Sands might be one of the most fun sand boxes around! Located right next to the Cookie Monster Canopy Crawl.

  • All ages permitted

Bert & Ernie's Watering Hole

By far one of our most popular kid-friendly attractions! Cool off in this water play area, made for all ages.

  • All ages permitted 
  • Water splash area split into two spaces to help manage age groups

Rosita's Djembe Fly Away

Rosita's Djembe is a fun, small carousel swing that your little ones can ride all on their own.

  • Under 42" to ride 
  • Infants not permitted 

Counts Zambezi Rally

The Counts Zambezi Rally is a ride your children won't want to skip! Watch as they go round and round on the track in their own personal race car. 

  • Under 56" to ride
  • Infants not permitted 

Big Bird's Whirly Birdie

Big Bird's Whirly Birdie is the perfect ride for your child to relax and enjoy as they go around in their own bucket seat.

  • Under 56" to ride
  • Infants not permitted

Zoe-Patra and the Hippos of the Nile

The Hippos of the Nile is an easy and calm water ride with one small hill. It's the perfect ride to create a thrill for the little ones. 

  • Between 36" and 56" may ride 

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  • Plan Ahead

    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.
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