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Hippo Insider Tour

Join the animal care specialists and meet hippos behind the scenes.

Gain an insider’s perspective of how Busch Gardens Tampa Bay cares for one of the largest animals in the park.

• Join our expert Animal Care Specialists on a 30-minute experience

• See up close the daily care and training for the hippos that call Busch Gardens Tampa Bay home

• Opportunities to feed a hippo*


• 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. A mask can be provided upon check-in.

*Animal interactions and program components may vary due to animal behavior. All tour components and pricing are subject to change.