Media can film with hand-held devices like smartphones or DSLR cameras. No sticks, external lighting equipment, booms, audio recording equipment, etc. is allowed without prior approval. Any media looking for special or specific filming access will need to send pitch details to [email protected].
We encourage all visitors to chronicle your day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. There are photo and video restricted areas on rides, some animal interactions, and during shows. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has independent contracts, licenses, and copyright approvals that in most cases require significant lead time for approvals. Including but not limited to Sesame Street® Safari of Fun, ice shows in the Moroccan Palace, guests artists during Real Music, Real Masters, Food & Wine Festival, etc, and any show with covers of popular music (including shows offered at Dragon Fire Grill and Coke Stage at Festival Field). Busch Gardens can not grant copyright approvals for social media platforms.
Commercial photography and videography is strictly prohibited.