Southern White Rhino Born At Busch Gardens Tampa

BUSCH GARDENS ANNOUNCES SOUTHERN WHITE RHINO BIRTH  Tiny calf will grow to be largest land mammal after the elephant A female southern white rhinoceros calf was born at Busch Gardens® Tampa October 16. The calf is healthy and is currently being cared for by mom with the Busch Gardens animal care team watching closely. Newborn white rhinoceros usually weigh about 150 pounds and can gain four pounds every day for the first year. White rhinos are the second largest land mammal after the elephant, and can weigh as much as…

Christmas Town Returns To Busch Gardens Tampa

Tampa Bay, get ready because Christmas Town™ is returning to Busch Gardens® Tampa this holiday season. Best part of all, Christmas Town is included with any Annual Pass, Fun Card or daily admission to Busch Gardens (no extra ticket required)! Christmas Town™ will take place 20 selects dates between Nov. 27 through Dec. 31.  New this year, the cheer keeps going until 10 p.m. every event night. The event is included with park admission. Christmas Town creates beautiful family traditions for guests as Busch Gardens is transformed into a holiday wonderland with more…

Florida Resident Special $15 Admission To Lowry Park Zoo

Florida Residents, do not miss this amazing opportunity to visit Lowry Park Zoo for just $15! The zoo is open daily from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. For 15 days in August (2-16), Florida residents are invited to discover a day of fun and adventure at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo for just $15 per person (ages 3 and up). More information can be found here. *The special August savings offer is valid for daytime Zoo admission 8/2/15-8/16/15 for Florida residents. Adults must present valid state-issued identification at ticket windows to purchase…

Busch Gardens Tampa Recognized As One Of World’s Top Amusement Parks

BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA ONE OF WORLD’S TOP AMUSEMENT PARKS  Park Honored by USA TODAY and Leading Travel Industry Website TripAdvisor Busch Gardens® Tampa was recently recognized as a winner in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards and in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards. TripAdvisor recognized Busch Gardens as one of the Top Amusement Parks in the World. The leading travel site highlights the World’s top attractions, based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for amusement parks worldwide gathered over a 12-month period. Adding to the excitement,…

@BuschGardens Tampa Welcomes Baby Wildebeest

Busch Gardens® Tampa recently welcomed a baby white-bearded wildebeest to the more than 12,000 animals that call the park home. The male calf was born on the morning of July 7 on Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Plain and weighed approximately 40 pounds.   The gestation period for wildebeest is between 8-9 months and wildebeest calves can stand and run within 3-7 minutes after birth. Additionally, calves will nurse for most of the first year and will follow their mothers as they move with the herd. White-bearded wildebeest are native to Kenya…

Hot Summer Deals @BuschGardens Tampa

Busch Gardens® Tampa is offering great ways to experience world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and up-close animal encounters with hot summer deals:  $15 Busch Gardens® Bucks with a 2015 Fun Card For a limited-time, receive $15 Busch Gardens Bucks when you buy a 2015 Fun Card online. Guests can enjoy again-and-again access to Busch Gardens through Dec. 31, 2015 and use Busch Gardens Bucks on dining, shopping or tour reservations on the first visit. Busch Gardens Bucks must be redeemed by Sept. 30 and will be valid only on the…

Experience Thrills This Summer With Busch Gardens Tampa “Ride, Slide & Dine” Ticket

BUSCH GARDENS OFFERS “RIDE, SLIDE & DINE” TICKET Limited-Time Deal Gives Guests Ultimate Flexibility with Two Days and Two Meals to Either Busch Gardens or Adventure Island Experience all the thrills this summer at Busch Gardens® Tampa and Adventure Island® with the Ride, Slide & Dine Ticket for just $99. For a limited time, this flexible deal allows guests to choose two visits and two meals to either Busch Gardens or Adventure Island. The offer, which can only be purchased at buschgardenstampa.com, is available now through June 14, 2015 and…

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Highlight Endangered Species Day #savingspecies

SEAWORLD AND BUSCH GARDENS HIGHLIGHT “ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY” Participation in Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Newest Conservation Program Illustrates Importance of Saving Animals from Extinction Today is the 10th Anniversary of Endangered Species Day and SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks are working with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) to highlight species threatened with extinction. SeaWorld and Busch Gardens are partnering with AZA, as well as AZA-accredited facilities around the country, to raise awareness for the Saving Animals From Extinction, or SAFE, program on Endangered Species Day.  This new…