Do you enjoy playing games when you visit a theme park? You’ll see people carrying giant stuffed animals around the park, so people do win, but did you ever wonder what the odds were or strategies to win?Continue reading
The Child Swap Policy at Busch Gardens for Single Riders is One of the Best Using Their Quick Queue Program
Get Free Admission all Year for your Preschool Kid at Busch Gardens
Now is the season to get what is essentially a free Fun Card for your 5 and under, just go here. Even if they turn 6 this year you can still get it and it’s as simple as an online registration. As an added bonus it’s good for Islands of Adventure waterpark too!Continue reading
Build Your Own Busch Gardens Coaster with Nanocoaster
Have you ever wanted to have your own copy of your favorite Busch Gardens coaster at home? I mean not actual size (although that would be cool), but more of a desktop model. Thanks to Coasterdynamix you now can! Continue reading
Busch Gardens Posting Amazing Resources During Coronavirus Closure!
Busch Gardens might be closed due to the pandemic, but the park is doing a great job communicating with fans and providing educational resources. Just because the park is closed doesn’t mean it’s empty, there are hundreds of animals to care for including two cheetah cubs. Continue reading
21,638 feet @BuschGardens
Flipping through a travel magazine and saw this cool spread with fun facts about Busch Gardens. 21,638 is the combined length of all the coasters in the park (to be made longer by Iron Gwazi later this year). That’s about 4 miles of track you can ride! The park having 300 animal species as well as the animals eating about 2 tons of food a day was also pretty cool. No word on how many tons of food a day the humans eat…
I Did the Scavenger Hunt!
So in honor of their 60th anniversary Busch Gardens is running a scavenger hunt. There’s even a prize for everyone who completes it! You can grab a game card near the entrance and then look for anniversary boards throughout the park for the answers. The boards provide great history about past attractions and the park in general. Just slide the little disc around to see the answerThe one above is located near the entrance to Tigris and talks about the Tanganyika Tidal Wave ride that used to occupy that piece of land. I also included below a pic of the blank card here as to not take the fun away by giving the answers and my prize. Happy hunting!Continue reading
New Sesame Street Friend at Safari of Fun this Weekend
Busch Gardens welcomes a new character this weekend. Julia will be joining Elmo, Cookie, Oscar and friends in the Safari of Fun area. Julia is an autistic character and it sounds like she will be a regular in both the shows and as a walk-around character. According to the press release:
Busch Gardens Tampa is a Toddler Paradise!
In my research before our first visit I read over the Busch Gardens website to see what our 2 year old son could ride. It appeared there were a couple of rides he could do like the train, but the list seemed far from extensive. However, the tickets were cheap enough and there were animals, so we figured there’d be enough to fill a day. Then we got there and realized Busch Gardens Tampa is a toddler paradise. Continue reading