Social Distancing on the Serengeti Safari

Award-Winning Serengeti Safari

Take a Safari Across the Serengeti PlainĀ® in this Up-Close Animal Encounter

Trek across the 65-acre Serengeti Plain on an open-air touring vehicle in this popular Tampa tour

Florida's award-winning Serengeti Safari® tour offers guests a unique and up-close look at African wildlife. Led by an expert guide, this 30-minute off-road tour gives guests the opportunity to hand-feed giraffes* and observe exotic animals including zebras, ostriches, rhinos and several antelope species. Be prepared for amazing photo opportunities as this adventure creates memories that last a lifetime!


Guests at Busch Gardens can now make their Serengeti Safari Tour reservations on the day of their visit at Guest Services Adventure Outpost or Serengeti Outpost, with prices starting at $39.99 per person, plus tax.


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

  • Party sizes will be limited in size and socially distanced from other parties on the tour.
  • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour.
  • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged. Please note Busch Gardens ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your tour.
  • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their tour.
  • Please check in for your safari directly at the Serengeti Outpost in Nairobi (just north of the train station) at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.
  • Reservation confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
  • Children Must be ages 5 and up to participate.
  • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
  • Party sizes and inventory is limited to ensure physical distancing. There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
  • This tour requires guests to stand the full length of the safari and maintain their balance while driving through uneven terrain on the safari vehicle. Wheelchairs may be accommodated upon request.
  • Park admission and reservations are not included, but are required to participate in the program.
  • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change.
  • Any “animal experience reservations” can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 48 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 48 hours or for more than one change. “Animal experience reservations” are nonrefundable with less than 48 hours' advance notice of cancellation.
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