Central Florida is notorious for all of its amusement parks and fun, family-friendly attractions. It’s by far the most visited part of the Sunshine State. While Disney World and Universal Studios get all the credit, Busch Gardens plays a role in the tourism as well. Located in Tampa, this park has an African safari theme. If you don’t have enough money for an actual African Safari, you can head to Busch Gardens Tampa.
Whether you’re a native to Florida or live in another state (or even country), you should visit this park the next time you’re in the Tampa area. It’s a gem that offers adults and children a like an educational experience. There is a lot you can learn about African wildlife.
For the tickets, you have plenty of options. There are always ways to save on tickets. A fun pass is a good choice if you think you’ll be visiting more than once this year. It doesn’t cost anymore than a regular single-day pass, yet it’s good for unlimited visits for the current season. There are also combo tickets available for Busch Gardens AND SeaWorld in Orlando.
There are different types of passes available for residents of Florida and non-residents. Some of the passes will grant you admission for up to 9 different parks! It’s important to look over all of your options before booking your vacation. You’ll surely find something that will suit you.
After you get the tickets out of the way, you can begin the itinerary. Make a list of all of the animals and attractions you want to see. If you’re interested in big cats, head to Cheetah Run. There, you will get to see the world’s fastest land animals run at very fast speeds.
One place you’ll definitely want to visit is the Serengeti Plain. This is home to zebras, big cats, ostriches, giraffes, and other exotic creatures. It’s a 65-acre recreation of their natural home in Africa. You might even get a chance to feed some of the animals by hand!
There are many fun, exciting rides at the park, including Jungle Flyers. You can choose from different flight patterns. You’ll get to soar right over top of Jungala’s village. This is a great way to see every the park has to offer from above. If you’d rather see the park from the ground rather than 50 feet in the air, you can take a train on the Serengeti Railway. It’s a great way to enjoy all of the scenery while relaxing in a comfortable seat.
These are just a few examples of the many fun activities you will have access to at Busch Gardens Tampa. Spending just one day there isn’t enough – you’ll want to go back for more if you get the chance