Busch Gardens Tampa bay Tortoise Insider Tour

Aldabra Tortoise Insider Tour

Enjoy an up-close encounter with one of the largest tortoises in the world.

This family friendly 30 minute Insider Tour gives you a unique opportunity to meet and interact with the Aldabra Tortoises on their habitat! You will be able to prepare enrichment items, learn about the animal in the wild, and how you can help their wild relatives.

  • Aldabra Tortoise Insider Tour

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    Enjoy an up-close encounter with one of the largest tortoises in the world.

    • bullet 30 minute walking tour
    • bullet Prepare & deliver special treats
    • bullet Must be ages 5 & up to participate
    Hailing from the Seychelles' islands, this reptile is one of the largest tortoises in the world. Guests on this special tour will help prepare treats in the Animal Care Center as well as visit the Aldabra Tortoises that call Busch Gardens Tampa Bay home.
     
    Things to know before you go:
    • Children must be ages 5 and up to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

    Please check in for your tour directly at the Serengeti Outpost in Nairobi (just north of the train station) at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.

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


    The Aldabra Tortoise Insider Tour is subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each day.

    Tour is limited to ages 5 and up only. This tour requires significant walking in unpaved areas and on uneven terrain. If you require accommodation, please let us know in advance when you book your tour. We will make accommodations as possible to ensure your enjoyment of the Aldabra Tortoise Insider Tour.

    Park admission is not included and is required. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax.  Advanced reservations must be made before day of visit. Tours must be cancelled a minimum of 24 hours in advance or total payment is forfeited. Tours are non-refundable if guests miss their tour time. If you have any questions or need to adjust your reservation, call (813)884-4FUN(4386). All tours are subject to availability. Animal interactions and program components may vary. All tour components and pricing are subject to change.  

    Kid-Friendly
    Guest (ages 5+) $19.00 /ea.
  • Behind the scenes look at the care of tortoises with the tortoise insider tour
Tortoise Behind the scenes look at the care of tortoises with the tortoise insider tour