Feeding Opportunities at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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Animal Feeding Opportunities

Hand-feed some feathered & furry friends throughout the park.

Get a chance to hand-feed some of your favorite animals including lorikeets, kangaroos and flamingos while exploring their habitats and learning about their natural behaviors!

Where you can Hand-Feed

  • Animal Connections at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Animal Connections

    Get up-close and connect with a variety of Busch Gardens’ famous animal ambassadors, including sloths, flamingos, snakes and aardvarks. Animal Connections is the hub for up-close animal interactions and real-world conservation opportunities. Guests of all ages can connect with animal ambassadors, hand feed flamingos and observe the natural behaviors of exotic species while learning how the park and the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund protect their counterparts in the wild.

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  • Lory Landing at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Lory Landing

    Make lots of new, feathered friends at Lory Landing with a sweet cup of fresh fruit nectar in your hand. Lorikeets are the welcoming committee as brilliantly colored birds glide down to greet you. You'll also meet hornbills, pheasants and many other intriguing friends of a feather. Be sure to purchase a cup of nectar on your way in to the habitat to hand-feed the lorikeets as they perch on your hand.

  • Kangaloom at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Kangaloom®

    Meet animals of Australia in Kangaloom within Walkabout Way®. Enjoy an opportunity to hand feed kangaroos, free-roaming wallabies and wallaroos. Catch the most contagious laugh ever when you visit the kookaburra, and then meet animals from Down Under, such as magpies, black swans and tawny frogmouths. If the kangaroos or wallabies are at the fence, feel free to touch them, even if you don't have food. *For ages 5 and up.

     

  • Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Serengeti Safari®

    Reserve a spot on a spacious open-air touring vehicle and trek across the wide and wild African Plain on Busch Garden's award-winning Serengeti Safari. While enjoying your 30 minute off-road wildlife safari you'll see fascinating animals like our familiar favorites, zebras, giraffes and ostriches while learning about other exotic animal species. You may have an opportunity to hand-feed the giraffes!

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  • Serengeti Safari® Tour

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    Be transported to the wild and wonderful world of the Serengeti Plain® on an open-air touring vehicle as your guide shares secrets and stories of this amazing habitat.

    • 30 minute off-road wildlife safari
    • Hand-feed giraffes
    • Must be ages 5 & up to participate

    Grab a spot on a spacious open-air touring vehicle and trek across the wide and wild African Plain on an unforgettable, award-winning Serengeti Safari. While enjoying your safari you'll see fascinating animals like our familiar favorites, zebras, giraffes and ostriches, while learning about other exotic animal species. Reservations are encouraged as space is limited.

    Things to know before you go:
    • Great photo opportunities.
    • Pricing varies, select your date of visit for that day's price.
    • Children must be ages 5 and up to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

    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.

    Pass Members save 10% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    The Serengeti Safari® is subject to availability. Limited quantities are available each day. If you would like to book a safari more than six months out or for a date not listed, call (813)884-4FUN(4386) to make your reservation.

    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.


    *Animal interactions and program components may vary. All tour components and pricing are subject to change. 
    Hand-feed giraffes*
    Prices starting at
    Guest (ages 5+) $29.00 /ea.