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Busch Gardens, Tampa

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Both a theme park and a zoo, Busch Gardens offers a mixture of roller-coaster rides, live shows, dining, shopping, and interactive activities with animals. Opened in 1959 with an African theme, the park now shelters nearly 12,000 animals, spread over 130 hectares (330 acres). You can choose to be an animal keeper for a day or take guided, behind-the-scenes tours of the animal care center, where you can learn how the park's veterinary staff cares for the zoo's residents. The theme park also offers ziplines and water rides. Take advantage of considerable savings by booking your tickets online, and choose from a range of dining and park experiences. Arrange your visit to Busch Gardens and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tampa using our Tampa trip itinerary builder app .
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  • We came for the Tiger Experience that we had booked before visiting brilliant wildlife reserves in St Augustine and Jacksonville otherwise we might not have come here. Admission tickets are expensive ...  more »
  • Park with decent was roller coasters. Especially for the adrenaline gangets a cool park. (Note that you must have certain lengths for the rides. Animals stay in between the roller coasters. In The water attractions you will be soaking wet! Beautiful nature in T Park. The Park is a bit illogical, so sometimes you have to walk pretty nice
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