Busch Gardens Tampa is a family favorite destination because of the variety of activities that the park offers. From daring thrill rides for the adrenaline junky to the exotic animal encounters, everyone can find a memorable activity.
For the thrill seeker, the roller coasters offer the drops and turns that will produce screams and cheers. From the Cheetah Hunt, which spans the savanna, to the Gwazi, with twists and turns, these rides will get the heart pumping. Even the less adventurous can get low intensity thrills with the Scorpion and can get drenched with the Congo River Rapids.
Busch Gardens offers some of the most unusual animal encounters. The Serengeti Safari giraffe experience is an opportunity to get up and personal with a giraffe. From an open air jeep, guests are able to feed and pet a giraffe. The long neck, graceful animal is even more beautiful up close. From the long eye lashes to the complexity of the spotted fur, these animals are a wonder to enjoy. Don’t miss the opportunity to see giraffe stick out her very long tongue.
Even if your family doesn’t add animal encounters, the entire park is filled with opportunities to see and learn about animals. The animal hospital on site is a great opportunity to see how the staff helps animals living in the park. From surgeries to check-ups, the medical procedures can be viewed from the observation window. The staff is extremely helpful and will to answer all the kids questions too.
While visiting the Tampa area, a trip to Busch Gardens is a day well spent. From adventure to animals, the whole family will have many memories to talk about for years to come.