Your Perfect Itinerary for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Florida Theme Park)

In today’s episode, we are going go over the perfect Busch Gardens itinerary. On your visit, you notice that Busch Gardens is divided up into different sections, themed around the African locations such as: Egypt, Congo, Jungala, Morocco, Nairobi, and Pantopia.

There’s also the Cheetah Hunt area, Sesame Street: Safari of Fun, and Stanleyville (a classic location in Busch gardens).

Listen to Podcast Episode 63 Below for Your Busch Gardens Itinerary

How to Get to Busch Gardens from Disney World

If you are coming from Disney and you’re trying to get over to Busch Gardens, you’ll be happy to know that it’s a straight shot. You will need to take Interstate 4 to Tampa.

Once you hit the Interstate 75 and Interstate 4 intersection, you’re going to take that going north for about two or three exits down.

Sheikra Busch Gardens Water Splash Zone

You will see a sign that will say, “Busch Gardens.” Once you see that exit sign, you will get off at that location. You will then be about 10-minutes from the park.

Overall, it’s about an hour in a little bit of change from Disney, but it’s not too far.

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Arriving at Busch Gardens

Once you get into the park, you’ll notice one of the top roller coasters close to the street called Montu. A fan-favorite roller coaster that has a powerful roaring sound that’s quite intimidating.

Busch Gardens Tampa Montu
Busch Gardens Tampa Montu

Busch Gardens Itinerary

  1. Download and go over the park map.
  2. Plan to arrive prior to the gates opening.
  3. Check out the famous Florida gators in Morocco.
  4. Join the Cheetah Hunt.
  5. Ride Cobra’s Curse.
  6. Experience Montu.
  7. Enjoy a stroll on the Edge of Africa or in the Myombe Reserve to relax.
  8. Take the Skyride over to the middle area of the park.
  9. Ride Sheikra.
  10. Conquer Tigris!
  11. Have lunch at Zambia Smokehouse.
  12. Ride Stanley Falls.
  13. Conquer the Congo River Rapids
  14. Ride Kumba.
  15. Dive into the Scorpion Roller Coaster
  16. Ride the Phoenix.
  17. Experience the Sand Serpent Roller Coaster.
  18. Conquer Falcon’s Fury.
  19. Grab a delicious pretzel and beer at Twisted Tails Pretzels.
  20. Catch up on any park shows that you want to watch.

Read: 17 Busch Gardens Must Do’s You Have to Experience

Final Thoughts

There is your perfect itinerary for Busch Gardens. I look forward to hearing about your experience.

Have you ever been to Busch gardens? If so, what’s your favorite ride?

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