Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
If you want to scream your lungs out on a steel roller coaster, only to get off and come face to face with a giraffe, Busch Gardens is probably the place for you. An exciting and surprising hybrid between a zoo and a theme park, Busch Gardens perfectly blends the serene beauty of the wild with the thrilling excitement of amusement park rides.
Half of the Gardens offers the attractions of an African safari, where one can see over 3,000 different animals spread out over the park's 335 acre (136 hectare) grounds. Animal attractions range from a bird observatory to a tug-of-war competition with a tiger.
Just as diverse as the animal selection are the ride choices, which include huge roller coasters, a white water rapids ride, and a zip line, among many other options. There are also countless other shows, restaurants, and attractions sprinkled throughout the park, making it the perfect place for the entire family to enjoy a day of fun.
Review by Yomari, July 2012
Busch Gardens is so much fun and there's plenty to do for all ages! Buy a year pass for the best deal. Pay for one day, come back for free all year! Best theme park around(:
Great value and easy exchange of voucher for tickets
Review by Anonymous, August 2010
Doing what: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
During the summer months, the park stays open later and offers night time concert events by various performers.
The park is located about 10 mi (15 km) north of downtown Tampa, making it only a 20 minute drive away.