Take a Tour at Busch  Gardens Tampa Bay

Animal & Theme Park Tours

Immersive Tampa Animal Tours, Enriching Insider Experiences

Connect with animals in a way unlike anywhere else with a tour today.

If you love animals as much as we do, you’ll find all sorts of ways to connect with those in our care. Trek across the Serengeti Plain® in an open-air vehicle. Our animal attractions and Behind the Scenes experiences include a diverse range of animal encounters plus animal and theme park tours, all which you can check out below.
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Guests at the Serengeti Safari

Serengeti Safari

Trek across the 65-acre Serengeti Plain on an open-air touring vehicle in this popular Tampa tour! Guests can now book their Serengeti Safari reservations online in advance.

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  • Sloths at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    NEW! Keeper for a Day Tours

    Go behind-the-scenes to meet our Animal Care Specialists and observe how they care for these incredible animals.

  • Kangaroo

    NEW! Australia Insider Tour

    Go behind the scenes of Kangaloom and meet some of Australia’s iconic animals.

  • Animal Ambassador Insider

    Animal Ambassador Insider

    Join our Animal Care Experts on an interactive training session to see unique Animal Ambassadors demonstrate their wild behaviors and adaptations.

  • Sloth hanging from a log at Busch Gardens

    Sloth Encounter

    Join the keepers and meet sloths behind the scenes of Animal Connections

  • Rhino Endangered Species Tour

    Private VIP Rhino Safari

    Join the keepers and meet giraffes and rhinos on a unique off-road private safari

  • Gorilla Insider Tour

    Gorilla Insider Tour

    Take a journey into Myombe Reserve® for an insider's view of Busch Gardens' Gorilla troop and learn how their animal care specialists enrich the lives of these critically endangered species.

  • Hippos at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Hippo Insider Tour

    Join our animal care specialists for this popular Tampa tour of up-close and exotic animal experiences

  • Group of Elephants

    Elephant Insider Tour

    Learn how Busch Gardens cares for one of the world’s largest land animals

  • Busch Gardens Tampa bay tortoise tour

    Aldabra Insider Tour

    With this animal attraction you can enjoy an up-close encounter with one of the largest tortoises in the world.

  • Penguin Insider Tour

    Penguin Insider Tour

    Go behind the scenes of Penguin Point and meet our penguins