Busch Gardens Tampa Tickets in Tampa, FL
10165 McKinley Dr • Tampa, FL 33612
From world-class thrill rides to live entertainment and 12,000+ animals, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is one of Florida’s leaders in family entertainment. Get ready to unleash your wild side at this 335-acre Tampa theme park with award-winning shows, animal habitats, water rides, zookeeper-for-a-day experiences, safari-themed dining and shopping, and more.
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General parking for cars, motorcycles, and campers/RVs starts at $32. Preferred parking starts at $47 and is subject to availability. Prices do not include tax, vary per day, and are subject to change without prior notice.
Yes, the Busch Gardens Ticket comes with complimentary Shuttle Express rides. Daily round-trip transportation from Orlando to Busch Gardens Tampa (just a short 1-hour ride) is offered from select locations in Orlando. Reservations are recommended. Details are provided in your booking confirmation info. Pick-up locations include: 8:30 am Doubletree Universal Orlando (outside the main entrance) - 5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819. 8:45 am Icon Orlando (bus stop area at parking garage facing Universal Blvd.) - 8401 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819. 9:00 am SeaWorld Orlando (bus parking area) - 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. 9:15 am Old Town Shopping Village Kissimmee (bus parking) - 5770 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746. 9:25 am Maingate Lakeside Resort (outside main entrance) - 7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746. 9:15 am Publix Vineland Avenue Orlando (in front of Publix) - 8145 Vineland Ave., Orlando, FL 32821. The bus departs Busch Gardens Tampa at the park close or 7pm during the peak seasons. For a complete list of pick-up locations follow the link in your booking confirmation info.
Yes, each ticket type is different. Please refer to your ticket voucher for an expiration date.
One bottle of water per person and single-serve sized snacks (approx. 2 oz or less) are allowed inside the parks, as well as baby formula and medicines. Otherwise, outside food and beverages are prohibited, including hard/soft coolers, glass containers, alcohol, and flavored drinks. Guests with medical diets or baby formula should speak with a team member for assistance before entering the park.
On-site kennels are located at the front of the main parking lot across from the first tram stop. The air-conditioned facility is staffed from park open until one-half hour before park close, and the cost is $25 per day ($10 for Pass members, excluding Fun Card holders). Park guests are required to bring pet food and to walk their pets during the day. You may bring a blanket for the pet's comfort, and a current shot record and rabies tag is required.
Strollers, Wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) are available for a nominal fee at the Stroller and Wheelchair Rental Shop in Morocco on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be 18 years of age to rent ECVs and wheelchairs.
All day self-service lockers are available for rent in the Morocco section of the park, by lost and found, near the entrance. The multi-use, key pad operated lockers can be used as often as you like throughout your day. Self-service kiosks accept cash and credit cards. Lockers are charged per day and the price will vary depending on the size of the locker.
Busch Gardens is committed to a safe and friendly environment. Therefore, designated smoking stations are provided throughout the park. All indoor areas will remain smoke-free environments. Outdoor smoking stations are designated in guest areas by smoking urns, benches and "Designated Smoking Area" signs, which are situated near most restrooms. These signs are marked on the park maps. The use of marijuana is not permitted on property at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Guests with hard casts are not allowed on Kumba, Montu, or SheiKra.
Busch Gardens remains open during inclement weather, although some of the park's outdoor shows, rides and attractions may be temporarily affected. If your day is impacted by weather, visit Guest Relations before you leave to receive a ticket for a return visit. Please be advised that Weather-or-Not Assurance policy enactment is at the discretion of Guest Services. The following are not eligible for Weather-or-Not Assurance tickets: Pass Member admission; complimentary tickets (including Weather-or-Not Assurance tickets); 14-Day Length of Stay tickets; Promotional/discount tickets (group sales tickets) and promotional multi-day tickets. You can also visit Busch Gardens direct website within one week of your visit date to submit a Weather-or-Not Assurance claim. Refunds are not offered for weather.
Except when participating in an event intended for young guests such as our Summer Camps, sleepovers, birthday parties and educational programs, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® suggests that visitors 13 and younger be accompanied by an adult.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a family destination, and requires that guests wear appropriate clothing while in the park. Shirts, skirts or pants (including jeans or shorts) and shoes must be worn at all times. Costumes and masks are not permitted in the park.
Opening and closing times vary by season. Please see the operating calendar in the ticket section above for the hours of operation during your selected date range.