Busch Gardens Tampa Tickets in Tampa, FL
10165 McKinley Dr • Tampa, FL 33612
From world-class thrill rides to live entertainment and more than 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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$30 - General parking for cars, motorcycles, trucks and recreation vehicles $35 - Starting at for Preferred parking - Preferred parking is subject to availability.
Yes, the Shuttle Express is Free with any paid Busch Gardens Ticket. 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 Orlando by Hilton at the entrance to Universal Orlando - 5780 Major Blvd. 8:45 am Icon Park - 8350 Universal Blvd. 9:00 am SeaWorld - 7007 SeaWorld Drive - Bus Parking 9:15 am Publix - 8145 Vineland Avenue 9:30 am Maingate Lakeside Resort - 7769 West Highway 192, Kissimmee in front parking lot. 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.
No outside food, beverages, or coolers are allowed into Busch Garden Tampa Bay, except you may bring a bottle of water or a refillable water bottle. Exceptions may be made for guests with special dietary needs, including food allergies and baby food/formula. Guests should contact Park Security when they arrive at the Park for approval to bring in special dietary foods.
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 $25.00 per day ($10.00 for Passport 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 & Electric Carts - Available for a nominal fee at the Stroller and Wheelchair Rental Shop in Morocco. You must be 18 years of age to rent electric carts 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 we have provided designated smoking stations 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.
Guests with hard casts are not allowed on Kumba, Montu, or SheiKra.
Weather-or-Not Assurance: If rain ruins the fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, guests will be eligible to receive a complimentary ticket to visit the park at a later date. If your day is impacted by weather, visit guest relations before you exit the park to receive a ticket for a return visit with the Weather-or-Not Assurance program. You can also visit Busch Gardens direct website within one week of your visit date to submit a Weather-or-Not Assurance claim. Disclaimer: 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. Refunds are not issued for weather. Refunds are not issued 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.