Busch Gardens is an animal themed amusement park that thrills visitors with a diverse number of attractions including roller coasters, water rides, animal habitats, shows, and tours. There are two locations in the United States, the first of which is located in Tampa Bay, Florida and opened in 1959. The second park is situated in Williamsburg, Virginia and opened to the public in 1975.
With over 200 animal species, Busch Gardens is Tampa Bay’s largest zoo. Visitors can choose from a variety of experiences such as hand-feeding, safari-style animal tours, and being a zoo keeper for the day. Both amusement parks are well known for their roller coasters which include 360-degree vertical loops, inverted riding, river rapids, and a 335-foot drop.
Other amusement park activities include the following:
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I really enjoyed my most recent visit to Busch Gardens. They have a wide variety of rides for both adults and kids of all ages. Will be going again soon!
We went to Busch Gardens as a family and had a great experience. The park could have been a little cleaner and better kept but the service and fun was awesome.
Very great park if you don’t feel like paying the price for big parks like Disney and Universal. The staff is very kind and the rides are almost as fun as the other parks!
We enjoyed our visit to Busch Gardens - an unforgettable experience! They have a variety of rides for adults and kids of all ages to enjoy.
I’ve gone to Busch gardens once, didn’t ride everything, but yet that was enough for me. There are a few rides that are really fun and worth waiting for, but I find the visual aspect of the park a little boring. Best to come maybe once or twice a year maximum.
Have gone for many years from being a child to as an adult with friends. Great for roller coaster lovers
The best in theme park rides, Cheetah hunt, Montu and Sheikra takes it to the next level, what is amazing is the safari experience with Busch gardens.
absolutely one of the best times i’ve had in a long time. great for a family weekend getaway! the tickets were fairly cheap and one of my favorite rides was the Sheikra and the Cheetah!
Not as expensive as other amusement parks in Florida. Great rides, however, the park itself is quite small.
The customer service was great. I love seeing all the baby goats along with riding the rides.
It’s okay. I am not a fan of their attractions but the atmosphere is nice. Customer service was nice as well.
At Busch Gardens the lines are really short and the wait times are also really short.The food prices aren’t too bad in the foods pretty tasty as well.The roller coasters are very fun and very high and fast.
Great roller coasters for the family kind of upset about the overpriced food. Can’t wait to go next time though although I might have to bring my own food next time.
Cool rides for thrill seekers. The prices are reasonable but the food is ok at best.
Wish there were more rides but from the selection it’s an amazing ride! Great for older kids and adults
We had so much fun at this park as a family! The atmosphere was so well done and playful.
I LOVE Busch Gardens. The rides are versatile so they're good for all family members and the animals are taken care of well, too. Definitely my favorite theme park!
This park gave one of the best experiences with my family. Much of the park was gorgeously decorated and at night, the whole park would come to life. The extra care that the staff does in their services also made the experience that much better
Busch Gardens in Tampa is great, the rollercoasters are some of the best in florida and their animals and flowers are always a great site. The staff working their seem to enjoy their jobs and are always kind and helpful. The park is also very clean.
This is a fantastic place for for families to come together! The food is a little pricey but if you make your own food it’s not to bad.
We love the big rides at Busch Gardens. The live entertainment was fun when we needed a break to relax. We couldn’t believe how many different animals there were to see. The park is very well kept and family friendly.
I had a blast at Busch Gardens. Love the countries theme of the park. We went during Halloween and at night they turn it into a fright night!
Busch Gardens is the best! My daughter loved feeding the kangaroos. It was awesome!
Genuinely fun for the entire family. Everybody is so friendly and it’s extremely entertaining.
Such a beautiful place to visit and sometimes you get to see the magnificent horses. Great place to relax
I went to Busch Gardens in Tampa and it was such a great experience. All the rides were entertaining and fun. The lines were bearable and the employees were there to ask questions.
I have visited the Tampa location many times. I absolutely love the large variety of coasters as well as the number of coasters.
Busch Gardens has some extremely fun rides and attractions. I love the themes and the cleanliness of the theme park. All of the staff are helpful and friendly. The ticket costs are very reasonable. The memories are the best. They help you have a fantastic time!
I’m from Utah and I’ve been to the Williamsburg park twice. It’s a nice little park with my favorite rollercoaster ever, Apollo’s Chariot!!! Loved it!!! We went in October and enjoyed Halloween/fall decor.
This park is very family-oriented. The park has the best roller coasters, but if you don't like riding them, you have other alternatives. While the members of my family are in the rides I spend my time watching the animals, ride in the train and watching the shows.
We went here for our honeymoon and has the best time ever. Rides were exhilarating and well maintained. Park was clean and well kept. Would definitely go back.
Parents used to take me here as a kid I love how shady it is it stands out when the rest of the amusement parks youre baking in the sun
Busch Gardens in Tampa is a beautiful park. The rides are amazing and the animals are cool too. I could watch the hippo all day. I would go back anytime. The military deal makes it extra sweet.
We were visiting in Florida and almost didn’t go here. So glad we changed our minds. Great park! The staff is so friendly. The park it clean and very well maintained.
I have only been to the Busch Gardens in Virginia. But I would definitely go again. The rides were great, There was a variety of food, and fun gift shops.
Amazing park! Very clean and the customer service was awesome! Would definitely recommend!
Highly recommend this park , the rides are great and the staff are very friendly
One thing I didn’t like about this place was, there is a lack of things to do and see for younger kids. Also, when we went, a lot of the rides (train) were closed, and animals weren’t visible while sleeping.
Great vacation spot for the family and the wife, friendly service and amazing attractions.
We loved the Shiekra! Wow! What a fun ride! Also loved the animals around the park.
My husband and i went to bush gardens and had an absolute blast! Not just for younger folks
Busch Gardens has some of the best roller coasters for kids and adults of all ages. They have thrill rides for adrenaline seekers and smaller rides for younger crowds.
Enjoyed our Christmas time vacation here. Very nice to just walk around and relax. Lines were very responsible
Loved Bush Gardens in Florida it a feeling like no other !! And we use to like the beer samples they had !! Service was awesome
We had so much fun at Busch Gardens. It was July so it was hot but the crowds were not bad. There were plenty of fun and thrilling rides and lots of animals to see also. They also had some very good shows.
My experience in Bush Gardens Williamsburg was great. Love the different countries and the Loch Ness Monster. The admission price isn't that bad either. I have 5 kids and can't wait to go back.
I go to busch gardens very often and love the customer service. There is much to do for adults and the environment never gets old.
Me and my boyfriend travel to Busch Gardens once every month. I constantly get year round passes because they have a lot of attractions and events for adults to really enjoy. Never a waste here.
One of my favorite places to go. We usually visit the Williamsburg location once or twice a year. The park is beautiful. It's well maintained. The staff is generally kind and helpful. We also love all the shows/events going on in the park.
Violet Acosta Stewart
I've been to the ones in Florida and Virginia. No matter the weather it was an enjoyable time. With just my wife and I, or with the kids it was always fun.