Elite Adventure Tour at Busch Gardens Tampa

Elite Adventure VIP Tour

Set out on the ultimate Busch Gardens adventure!

Whether you’re an animal enthusiast or a coaster fanatic, an experienced Busch Gardens guide will map out a personalized and unforgettable day.

You’re our guest of honor in this private, guided tour. From front-of-the-line access on Florida’s favorite thrill rides, to up-close animal encounters and feeding opportunities, and lunch at your favorite restaurant, this tour will provide the elite experience.

Advance reservations are preferred and can be booked online or by phone at 813-884-4FUN(4386). The Busch Gardens tours team will follow up with check-in information closer to the date of your tour.  

  • Elite Adventure VIP Tours include:

    • A seven-hour private tour of Busch Gardens with customized itinerary
    • Preferred Parking
    • Front-of-the-line access on all major roller coasters
    • Private Serengeti Safari tour and hand-feeding giraffes  
    • Animal encounter and photo op with giant Aldabra tortoises
    • Up close encounters and feeding opportunities with kangaroos and lorikeets
    • Reserved seating at popular shows
    • Complimentary beverages
    • Lunch at your restaurant of choice
     
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Elite Adventure Tour FAQs

What is included with Busch Gardens’ Elite Adventure Tour?

The Elite Adventure Tour includes a private VIP tour guide who will provide you insider tips and accompany you throughout your day. You and your party also will experience front of the line access to all rides and attractions during the duration of the tour, behind the scenes experiences including exclusive animal encounters, reserved seating at available shows, lunch at your preferred park restaurant, and preferred parking.

Do I get to meet/touch any animals on the Elite Adventure Tour?

On the Elite Adventure Tour, you will get the opportunities to hand feed giraffes on the Serengeti Safari, have an up-close interaction with giant Aldabra tortoises, and get food for both the kangaroos and lorikeets. Your tour guide will let you know what animals are available to touch.

What type of animal encounters are included?

On the Elite Adventure Tour, you will get the opportunities to hand feed giraffes on the Serengeti Safari, have an up-close interaction with giant Aldabra tortoises, and get food for both the kangaroos and lorikeets.

Do animal encounters have age requirements on the Elite Adventure Tour?

Yes. Children must be at least 5 years old to participate in the Serengeti Safari and kangaroo feeding, and at least 3 years old to participate in the Aldabra tortoise interaction.

Does the Elite Adventure Tour include my theme park ticket?

No, theme park admission is not included and is required.

Do Pass Members get a discount on VIP Tours?

Yes! Pass Members save up to 20% on select tours and in-park experiences. Login to the Pass Member Portal to view discounted prices.

Are meals included in the Elite Adventure Tour?

Lunch will be provided during your tour at your preference of one of our park restaurants.

Can I bring my baby with me?

Children under three years old are free and permitted to join. All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Age restrictions apply for select animal encounters.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations with less than 48 hours’ notice are non-refundable.