Hippo Insider Tour
Journey into the Edge of Africa during this unique behind-the-scenes walking tour and get up-close to the Hippos that call Busch Gardens their home. Meet the keepers and learn about their diets, behaviors and habitat. Guests will have the opportunity to feed and interact with these incredible animals. Reservations are encouraged as space is limited.
Things to know before you go:
• 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.
• Children must be ages 8 and up to participate. Anyone 13 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.
• 30-minute walking tour.
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The Hippo Insider is subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each day.
• Due to the nature of this tour, wheelchairs cannot be accommodated at this time. 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 Hippo Insider Tour.
Park admission is not included and is required. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. 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. All tour components and pricing are subject to change.
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