Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Train heading towards mouth of a giant snake on Cobra's Curse at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sure, it’s got world-class coasters that’ll leave you breathless and heart-pounding shows, but Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offers so much more. Thrills, adventure, and natural beauty converge at to create an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Nestled in the heart of Florida, this renowned theme park offers a unique blend of exhilarating rides, captivating wildlife encounters, and immersive cultural experiences themed around Africa and Asia.

Experience A Blend of Thrills And Wildlife

Cheetah at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a unique combination of a thrilling theme park and a top-notch zoo. You can soar through the air on Sheikra, a heart-stopping dive coaster that’s one of the fastest roller coasters in Florida, then moments later be face-to-face with a majestic lion. Take on the rapids of the Stanley Falls Flume or meander through the lush aviary teeming with exotic birds.

Scream at the Coaster Capital of Florida

Train going through interlocking corkscrews on Kumba roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

A haven for coaster enthusiasts, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the self-proclaimed “Coaster Capital of Florida”. From the record-breaking Iron Gwazi, a wooden-steel hybrid hypercoaster, to the family-friendly Cheetah Hunt, there’s a coaster for every thrill level. Feeling adventurous? Don’t miss Tigris, a launched coaster that propels you from zero to sixty in seconds! And don’t forget the classics – Kumba, which turns you upside down seven times, and Montu, an intense inverted coaster that flies through the park’s Egypt area.

Enjoy Animal Encounters You Won’t Forget

Sleeping kangaroo at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most fascinating and diverse creatures at Busch Gardens. Explore the vast Serengeti Plain on a Serengeti Safari tour, where you’ll see giraffes, zebras, and rhinos roaming freely. Witness the power and grace of tigers on the thrilling Skyride adventure. Learn about the park’s conservation efforts and its dedication to protecting endangered species through educational programs and initiatives.

Explore Shows and Entertainment for All Ages

Busch Gardens comes alive with captivating shows and entertainment. Be mesmerized by the vibrant ice skating spectacular or laugh along with hilarious live comedy shows. Take a trip back in time at the Moroccan Palace Theater, or experience the thrill of a high-octane stunt show.

Indulge in Cultural Experiences and Festivals

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of the world at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s cultural festivals and events. From the vibrant celebrations of the Food & Wine Festival to the dazzling lights and music of Christmas Town, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of global cultures and traditions. Discover authentic cuisine, live entertainment, and artisanal crafts that showcase the diversity of our planet’s heritage.

Discover A Park for Every Member of the Family

Cheetah Hunt roller coaster

Busch Gardens caters to families of all ages. Little ones will love the Sesame Street Safari of Fun, featuring rides, shows, and character meet-and-greets. Meanwhile, adventurous teens will love Jungala’s challenging ropes course and the park’s thrilling rides.

Have A Wild Time With The Help of Vertigo Views

Close up of Immelmann inversion on Montu roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Plan your perfect day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with insider tips and advice on tickets, dining, accommodations, and more from Vertigo Views. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned theme park enthusiast, we’ll help you make the most of your experience with helpful recommendations, ride reviews, and expert tips & tricks. Read our Busch Gardens Tampa Bay blog posts below and reach out with any questions or topics you’d like to see written about!