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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Tampa

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Both a theme park and a zoo, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 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 Tampa Bay and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tampa using our Tampa trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Great place to visit for all ages!!! It's awesome because there's thrill rides and a zoo. If you get the eat all day pass, you definitely get your money's worth.  more »
  • Busch Gardens has a concert series during the winter months in which various rock / entertainment groups perform . We saw Peter Noon and his Herman's hermits . he is over 70 years old and still sounds...  more »
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