Busch Gardens Africa in Tampa combines world-class thrill rides, live entertainment, and one of North America’s largest zoos. New in 2008, discover a colorful village, explore the treetops on a zipline adventure, and connect up close with exotic animals in Jungala — the only jungle in the world that plays with you. Prepare yourself for even more heart-pounding adventure as SheiKra — America’s first dive coaster goes floorless 200 feet up and 90° straight down with 0% floor!
Physics Day at Busch Gardens
Engage your students with the experiences of physics in action! Our “science of thrills” expert will motivate your students by bringing physics to life in the exciting surroundings of our world-class theme park. Physics students will also get one hour of exclusive park ride time, standards-based interactive areas, plus a live physics-in-motion interactive show.
Interactive Stations at Busch Gardens (Grades 5-12)
Enhance your groups’ day at Busch Gardens with two unique, ninety-minute, standards-based educational opportunities.
- School on the Serengeti and Bio Basics: It’s all about the animals. Encounter African animals up — close and learn all about endangered, threatened, and at risk species.
- School on the Serengeti and Wild Rides: The best of both worlds. Learn about the physics of the parks’ awesome thrill rides and to get up-close to amazing African animals.
*Park admission required.
Sleepover at Busch Gardens (Grades 2-12)
Kids may be sleeping with one eye open the first time they hear a rustle — but our sleepovers are packed with so much fun and learning (shhh, don’t tell them), who has time to sleep anyway? All sleepovers include a pizza snack, continental breakfast, hands-on educational activities, and sleeping at Busch Gardens. Imagine your students sleeping overlooking tigers or feeding a giraffe breakfast.
**Add a day to play at Busch Gardens and/or Adventure Island.
A Night of Celebration: 8th Grade Grad Night
Busch Gardens opens exclusively for graduating 8th grade students. Celebrate this milestone with SheiKra, Florida’s only dive coaster and live entertainment. Experience Thrill rides under the stars during this safe, fun, and alcohol free event. There’s so much to do, every student will have an unforgettable experience.
Adventure Island’s 30 acres provide water-soaked excitement for guests for all ages. Escape to the soothing Key West atmosphere where slides, water-falls, and waves create a tranquil atmosphere and hours of sun-drenched fun. Adventure Island — Where the tropical wildlife is you!
Tour Packages Include
Single -day or multi-day packages include round-trip transportation by deluxe motor coach, tour escort, all admission fees to attractions, detailed activities and itineraries, all meals, and accommodations at nationally recognized hotels.
Teachers are complimentary based on ratio chosen by school
Customized Itineraries can also include:
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