Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Cheetah Insider Tour FAQs
The Cheetah Insider Tour is a 30-minute walking tour with an opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and see cheetahs up close. Please check in at the Cheetah Habitat Window at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
Yes, the Cheetah Insider tour can accommodate children ages 8 and up. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
No, due to the nature of this experience, strollers and wheelchairs cannot be accommodated on the Cheetah Insider Tour.
Yes, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status, all participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour. The Education team can provide a mask if needed.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Cheetah FAQs
Cheetahs are the fastest land animal, reaching speeds up to 70 mph for short bursts to catch their prey. Try to catch a run demonstration by visiting the cheetah habitat at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
In the wild, cheetahs live 8-10 years. In managed care, cheetahs can live longer, reaching ages into their late teens! Come visit cheetahs of all ages at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on our Cheetah Insider Tour.
Cheetahs evolved their impressive speed to catch and feed on prey primarily consisting of small antelope species. Get an inside look at how we care for and feed our cheetahs on the Cheetah Insider Tour.
In their natural environments, cheetahs can be found throughout many parts of Africa in open grasslands and savanna woodlands. The Cheetah Run is designed to mimic their natural habitat and includes a track for their run demonstrations.
Cheetahs, as with many animals, rely on their instincts for survival. The Animal Care Professionals at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay work very closely with our individuals with dedicated training plans and safety protocols. Learn more about the care that is given on our Cheetah Insider Tour.