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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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Region: Central Florida
Tampa, Florida

Contact Information:
3605 E. Bougainvillea Ave. Tampa, FL 33612

Local Phone: 813-987-5000
Toll Free U.S.: 888-800-5447
Toll Free U.S./Canada: 888-800-5447
Fax: 813-987-5443

Driving Directions:
Entrance at corner of Busch Blvd. and McKinley Dr. I-75 exit 54, Fowler Ave. 2 miles west; I-275, Busch Blvd. exit, 2 miles west.

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Hours of Operation:
The park is open year-round with varying operating hours and days.

Description and Activities:
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent.

A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country’s premier zoos featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides unrivaled “real” excitement for guests of every age.

Busch Gardens was recently rated the most popular theme park in Florida among residents of the Tampa Bay area.


· Corner of Busch Boulevard and 40th Street
· Eight miles northeast of downtown Tampa
· Two miles east of Interstate 275 at the Busch Boulevard exit
· Two miles west of Interstate 75 at exit 54
· One hour from Orlando via Interstate 4
· Thirty minutes east of area beaches and Tampa International Airport

Nearly 5,000 spaces are available for vehicles. Spaces are available to cars and motorcycles for $7.00, trucks and campers for $8.00. Tour buses are eligible to park free of charge. Season pass members can park in standard lots for free.

Admission Price:

Adult admission- $49.95 plus tax.
Child admission ages 3-9- $40.95 plus tax (Children under 2 are admitted free). (Admission includes access to all rides, shows, and the majority of park attractions).
Adult season pass- $84.95 plus tax.
Children ages 3-9 and senior citizen season pass- $74.95 plus tax.
Surf n’ Safari season pass for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island- $114.95 plus tax.

Payment Options:
All Major Credit Cards