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Busch Gardens: At a Glance
Busch Gardens is divided into various areas, all linked to a common theme of
Africa. Featuring more than 2,700 animals. The Park also has numerous roller
coasters, attractions, water rides, restaurants and shops.
How to get there:
One hour from Orlando via Interstate 4.
Adult admission - $53.95 plus tax.
Child admission ages 3-9 - $44.95 plus tax
(Children under 2 are admitted free).
Prices subject to change.
Admission includes access to all rides, shows, and the majority of
Prices range from $5 to $10 - depending on the vehicle.
Generally from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
The park is open year-round with varying operating hours.
Hours are extended during summer and holiday seasons.
Guests may choose from eleven restaurants, ranging from full service to
cafeteria style fare.
- Opening Spring 2005, this attraction will carry riders up 200 feet at 45
degrees, then hurtle them 70 mph back toward the ground at a 90-degree
angle. It will be the first coaster of its kind in the Americas and only the
third in the world. SheiKra also includes a 360-degree climbing carousel.
3,188 feet of steel track offers a total ride time of just over three
Congo River Rapids - Raft through a geyser, waterfall and other
You must be 42 inches tall to ride this ride and other safety
restrictions may apply.
The Southeast's largest and fastest double wooden coaster.
Two coasters intertwined: Gwazi Tiger & Gwazi Lion.
You must be over 48 inches tall to ride.
Experience a 135 foot drop as you plunge from 110 feet into a diving loop.
You must be 54 inches tall to ride Kumba and other safety restrictions may
Cheetah Chase - Challenge the crazy curves and hairpin
this five-story family coaster
Cheetah Chase takes you on an adventure in the heart of exotic Timbuktu.
Akbar's Adventure Tours - Seasonal simulator adventure.
King Tut's Tomb - Visit a realistic replica of King Tut's burial site.
Kids are allowed to dig on their own.
The Land of the Dragons' - Features a tree house, an enchanted forest,
waterfall, rides and dragons.
Height restriction on the children's rides are a maximum of 56" tall.
Skyride - View Busch Garden's scenery from above.
Serengeti Express Railway - Tour the Serengeti Plains and continue
around the park making stops in both Stanleyville and Nairobi.
Encounter speeds of over 60 miles per hour. This coaster has an inverse and
You must be 54 inches tall to ride and other safety restrictions may
double spiraling corkscrew roller coaster with a 70 foot plunge.
You must be 48 inches tall to ride and other safety restrictions may
Roller coaster with a 60 foot drop and 360 degree loop.
You must be 42 inches tall to ride and other safety restrictions may apply.
Stanley Falls -
Flume ride, ending in a 40 foot drop.
Tanganyika Tidal Wave -
Step aboard a 20 passenger boat that ends with a plunge down a 55 foot drop.
You must be 48 inches tall and other restrictions may apply.
Bird Gardens - Check out almost 500 tropical birds from around
the globe. Enjoy a live show, visit an aviary, and view bald and golden
eagles in Eagle Canyon.
Birds of Prey - Take a journey into the world of rare raptors.
Edge of Africa - Guests are taken on a safari with hippopotamuses,
hyenas, vultures, baboons and many more animals.
Lory Landing - View a variety of remarkably colored birds, including
parrots, lorikeets, hornbills and pheasants.
Rhino Rally -
Experience an off-road adventure through the wilds of Africa.
Serengeti Plain - Climb aboard a safari truck which tours the Serengeti
Plain. Encounter a variety of animals including giraffes, zebras and
Myombe Reserve - Tour the "Great Ape Domain" amongst waterfalls, mist
and fog, to get an up close look at incredible primates.
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