Animal Experiences at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Animal Experiences

Make an Inspiring Connection

Explore one of the largest, most highly accredited zoo facilities in the US.

From some of the world’s most interesting animals to some of its most endangered, share in our passion for the animals in our care through up-close encounters and our state-of-the-art Animal Care Center.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Animal Experiences FAQs

Are there any age or height restrictions for zoo animal experiences at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

Yes, some zoo animal experiences at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay have age and height restrictions for safety reasons. These restrictions vary depending on the experience, so it’s best to check the specific details for each encounter on the park's website or inquire directly at the park.

Can I interact with the animals during the zoo animal experiences at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

Interaction levels vary depending on the zoo animal experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Some experiences allow direct interaction like feeding or touching, while others are more observational. It's important to follow the guidelines provided by the staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for both guests and animals.

Does Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offer any educational programs about animals for children?

Yes, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offers a variety of educational programs for children. These include interactive workshops, educational tours, and special programs in the zoo's classroom settings, where children can learn about different species, their habitats, and the importance of conservation.

How can I book a zoo animal experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

To book a zoo animal experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, visitors can either reserve online through the park's official website or book directly at the park. 

What should I bring to a zoo animal experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

For a zoo animal experience at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, it's recommended to bring comfortable clothing suitable for the weather, closed-toe shoes, a camera, and any personal items like sunscreen and water. Some experiences may have specific requirements or recommendations, so checking in advance is a good idea.

What types of zoo animal experiences are available at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests can enjoy a variety of zoo animal experiences including up-close encounters, guided tours, and interactive feeding sessions. These experiences offer the opportunity to meet animals like giraffes, elephants, and kangaroos, and to learn about their habitats and behaviors from knowledgeable staff.