Hippos at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Hippo Insider Tour

GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF EDGE OF AFRICA® IN THIS ANIMAL ENCOUNTER

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

The Edge of Africa walking tour allows guests to get up-close to some of the most iconic African species like hippos. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Busch Gardens’ animal care specialists while learning what it takes to feed, enrich and conserve these exotic species.

 

Reservations are encouraged as space is limited. 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.

 

For the safety of our guests, Ambassadors, and our animals, Busch Gardens has taken extra steps to provide the safest possible tour experience:

  • All participants, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status, will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
  •  All participants will be given the opportunity to sanitize their hands before and after their tour.
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