Buying Busch Gardens Tours and Packages

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offer a number of “behind the scenes” tours and animal interactions, ranging from one to seven hours, which can be purchased separately subject to availability and scheduling. Note that some of the tours have minimum age restrictions.

A portion of the tour admission is donated to the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund to support research projects around the world.

For all tours except the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Keeper For A Day Tour and Serengeti Night Safari Tour (seasonal), a regular park admission is also required. Busch Gardens offer a number of different single and multi-park tickets as well as Florida residents tickets, annual passports, meal deals and Quick Queue passes.

Busch Gardens tours and animal interaction packages ticket options are:

For admission to Busch Gardens, children under 3 are admitted for free and children between the ages of 3 and 9 may purchase a child ticket. Children aged 10 and above must purchase an adult ticket.

Busch Gardens Tours and Animal Interaction Packages 2016 ticket prices

These prices are the standard ticket prices you would expect to pay at the gate (unless stated otherwise). Prices do not include local taxes and tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All prices are subject to change and you should check with Busch Gardens for the latest prices.

For tours, reservations are recommended and there is a minimum of 24 hours cancellation policy. Late arrivals may miss out on some or all of their allotted tour.

Not all tours are available all year round. It is always best to check before booking.

Serengeti Safari Tour Adult Child
The 30-minute Serengeti Safari Tour takes visitors in an open-topped vehicle on an off-road wildlife safari with the chance to hand feed giraffes
Participants must be at least 5 years old. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors.
from $29.00
plus tax
from $29.00
plus tax
Serengeti Night Safari Tour (Seasonal) Adult
The Night Safari Tour takes visitors in an open-topped vehicle on an off-road wildlife safari. The tour starts with savoury appetisers and ice-cold beverages and ends around a campfire with a nightcap, coffee and desserts.
Participants must be at least 21 years old. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors. Not available all year round.
from $69.00
plus tax
Park ticket admission is not required for the Serengeti Night Safari Tour as it takes place after the park has closed.
Heart of Africa Walking Tour Adult Child
The Heart of Africa Tour is a 90 minute walking tour where you get close to hippos, cheetahs and lions.
Participants must be at least 10 years old.
from $39.00
plus tax
from $39.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Guided Adventure Tour Adult Child
The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Guided Adventure is a five hour group tour where you get to feed giraffes, take a 30 minute off-road wildlife safari and get front of line access to the main rides plus lunch.
Participants must be at least 5 years old to go on the safari portion of the tour. Any guest under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
from $99.00
plus tax
from $99.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Elite Adventure Tour Adult Child
The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Elite Adventure is a seven hour private guided tour where you get to feed giraffes, take a 30 minute off-road wildlife safari and get front of line access to the main rides plus continental breakfast and lunch at the Crown Colony Restaurant.
Minimum of 2 guests. Participants must be at least 5 years old to go on the safari portion of the tour. Any guest under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
from $199.00
plus tax
from $199.00
plus tax
You need to ring Busch Gardens at least 24 hours in advance to customise the experience.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Keeper For A Day Tour Adult
The Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Keeper For A Day Tour is a six and a half hour tour where you get to feed birds, antelope and giraffes and work side-by-side with professional zookeepers. Includes admission to Busch Gardens and lunch at the Crown Colony Restaurant.
Participants must be at least 13 years old, 52" tall and be able to life 15 pounds. Any guest under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors.
from $249.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Jungala Insider Adult Child
The 45 minute Jungala Insider Experience gives you an insight into how Busch Gardens care for their Bengal tigers and Bornean orangutans.
Participants must be at least 5 years old. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors.
from $29.00
plus tax
from $29.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Elephant Insider Adult
The 45 minute Elephant Insider Experience gives you an insight into how Busch Gardens care for their elephants including training and communication.
Participants must be at least 10 years old. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors.
from $29.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Penguin Insider Adult Child
The Penguin Insider Experience gives you an insight into how Busch Gardens care for their African penguins.
Participants must be at least 8 years old. Not accessible to wheelchair visitors.
from $29.00
plus tax
from $29.00
plus tax
Busch Gardens Behind-the-Scenes Animal Center Tour Adult Child
The 75 minutes Behind-the-Scenes Animal Center Tour shows you what the veterinary and zoological staff do every day including lifesaving treatments, comprehensive medical exams and life-enriching programmes.
Participants must be at least 8 years old and this tour may not be suitable for all guests as live medical procedures may take place.
$29.00
plus tax
$29.00
plus tax

Other pages of interest