Ride Congo River Rapids at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Ride and Attraction Updates

Ride and Attraction Updates

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is open 365 days a year. For the safety of our guests, attractions occasionally close for improvements and general maintenance.



Phoenix: April 16th until further notice 
Serengeti Express Train August 30 - September 25
Gwazi Gliders: September 10 - 14
Hippos of the Nile: June 11 - 15
Rosita's Fly Away: August 6 - 10
Desert Runners: August 13 - 17
Carousel: September 4 - September 14
SkyRide: October 1 - October 26
Congo River Rapids: October 29 - November 21
Wild Surge: December 3-14

Schedule subject to change.

  • 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. Learn more about the baby boy we just welcomed into our orangutan family!