Explore African-Themed Busch Gardens in Tampa


Although there are plenty attractions in Treasure Island, sometimes it is fun to take a day trip and visit nearby attractions in Tampa, FL. Just one of the Tampa Bay tourist attractions is Busch Gardens.

Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335-acre, African-themed park that boasts a beautiful landscape, exotic animals, and thrilling rides. Adults and children of all ages will love seeing unique animals in over nine attraction areas.

Cheetah Run is one animal attraction that will bring you up close with this graceful animal.

Edge of African is another animal attraction that will take you on a walking safari to explore African animals like hippos, lions, meerkats, crocodiles, hyenas, and more! Other places of interest include Lory Landing, Serengeti Plain, Jambo Junction, Walkabout Way, Myombe Reserve, Bird Gardens, Jungala, and Rhino Rally.

If you are a thrill-seeker, check out the roller coasters and other Busch Garden Tampa rides that will leave you breathless.

Busch Gardens Tampa features one of the world’s top coasters, Kumba.

Kumba is a steel coaster that will make the hair stand up on your head as you travel the speed of a predator and hear the roar of a lion in the distance.

SandSerpent is a great choice if you have children 6 years and older. Sand Serpent features fun dips and climbs that will leaving you and your child roaring with laughter.

Other rides at Busch Gardens Tampa include Congo River Rapids, Tanganyika Tidal Wave, Scorpion, Cheetah Hunt, Montu, Serengeti Railway, SheiKra, Gwazi, Stanley Falls.

Don’t miss nearby Busch Gardens Tampa while you are staying with us at Treasure Bay Hotel and Marina.

Busch Gardens Tampa is under an hour drive from our hotel at 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612.

2019-08-22T20:10:02+00:00November 21st, 2011|Things to do in Treasure Island, Florida|
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