A family feels the water splash onto them as they sit on a yellow and black water ride called Congo River Rapids at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay theme park, located in Florida.

Ride and Attraction Schedule Updates

Ride and Attraction Schedule Updates

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is open 365 days a year. Use the information below to find out which rides are open today or if there are ride closures at the park. For the safety of our guests, attractions occasionally close for scheduled improvements and general maintenance.



Phoenix: Until further notice 
Skyride: September 9 - November 15
Congo River Rapids: November 4 - 22
Wild Surge: December 2 - 13


Schedule subject to change.

  • Due to scheduled maintenance, Dragon Fire Grill will be closed September 23 - 24 and September 30 - October 2. Please visit Bengal Bistro in Jungala or another dining location as an alternative.
  • Jungle Flyers in Jungala is currently closed. The Orangutan Outpost, Tiger Lodge and Tiger Trail habitats, as well as the Bengal Bistro restaurant and Tiger Treasures gift shop will remain open for guests to enjoy.