Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Tampa, Florida, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1959
Owner SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Area 335 Acres (136 Hectares)
Website https://buschgardens.com/tampa/

Busch Gardens Tampa is an African-themed animal theme park located in Tampa, Florida. It opened on March 31, 1959 as an admission-free hospitality facility for the Anheuser-Busch brewery on the grounds of the manufacturing plant.

Roller coasters

Present (10)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Air Grover Zierer Kiddie 2010 Operating
Cheetah Hunt Intamin Launched 2011 Operating
Cobra's Curse Mack Rides Spinning 2016 Operating
Iron Gwazi Rocky Mountain Construction Hybrid Unknown Under construction
Kumba Bolliger & Mabillard Sit-Down 1993 Operating
Montu Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted 1996 Operating
Sand Serpent Mack Rides Wild Mouse 2004 Operating
Scorpion Schwarzkopf Sit-Down 1980 Operating
SheiKra Bolliger & Mabillard Dive 2005 Operating
Tigris Premier Rides Launched 2019 Operating

Past (2)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Gwazi Great Coasters International Wooden 1999 2015 Scrapped, supports used for Iron Gwazi
Python Arrow Dynamics Sit-Down 1976 2006 Scrapped


This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Congo River Rapids Intamin River Rapids 1982
Falcon's Fury Intamin Drop Tower 2014
Phoenix Intamin Looping Starship June 5, 1984
Stanley Falls Flume Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1973


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Crazy Camel Chance Rides Trabant 1979 2003 Scrapped
Sandstorm Tivoli Orbiter 1979 2013 Scrapped
Tanganyika Tidal Wave Intamin Shoot The Chute 1989 2016 Scrapped