Adventure Island

4.3700 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: 10001 North Malcolm McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8888005447
  • Ticket Price: 95 USD
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Island, Water Body, Park, Cafe, Family And Kids, Adventure, Water Sport, Picnic Spot, Specialty Shop

Adventure island is  30 acres of seasona water park in Tampa, located next to Busch Gardens Tampa. Adventure island tampa water speed and sun through thrilling corkscrews, slides, wavepools and playgrounds, in combo with sunbathing areas, picnic spots and chilled out cafes make this an as complete a break from reality as you can possibly imagine. The Adventure island tampa rides are mainly as follows:

  • Water Slides: Aruba, Vanish Point, Calypso Coaster, Caribbean Corkscrew, Everglides, Key West Rapids, Colossal Curl, Riptide, Runaway Rapids, Wahoo Run, and Water Moccasin.
  • Kids attractions: Endless Surf, Paradise Logoon, Rambling Bayou, Splash Attack, Fabian’s Fun Port.

To top it off, there is even a sandy area for beach sports called the Spike Zone. The attraction uses a Cashless Wristband device that you can wear and top up. Use it to purchase items from the cafes and shops at the park. Most swimming apparel can be purchased at the park.

Adventure Island Travel Tips

  • Smoking in designated areas only.
  • Entry into rides may be dependent on height restrictions.
  • Wheelchairs and disabled friendly restrooms available.
  • Cameras are not allowed on the rides.
  • Other restrictions might apply depending on health and disability.
  • Wear family friendly swimwear.
  • Service dogs are allowed inside, but must remain distant from rides and water.
  • Be careful you’re not allergic to the chemicals in the water call the park beforehand and ask.

Entrance Ticket Details For Adventure Island

Adventure island tampa prices -

  • Single Park Ticket: Start from USD 49.99
  • Park tickets with dining: USD 69.99 
  • Adventure island fun card price: USD 59
  • 2018 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay plus Adventure island Fun Card price: USD 99.99
  • Adventure island tampa annual pass price: USD 120
  • Busch gardens plus Adventure island annual pass (free parking): USD 192
  • Busch Gardens plus SeaWorld plus Adventure Island Annual Pass (free parking): USD 252
  • Platinum annual pass (free parking): USD 336
  • Key West Loungers Rental price: USD 29.99 /per Rental
  • Wave Pool Cabana Rental: USD 119.99 /per Cabana
  • Car parking: USD 12
  • Motorcycle parking is free.

All day Dining deal -

  • Adult: USD 34.99
  • Child: USD 19.99


Adventure Island Hours

  • Hours may change from month to month, but in general, summer hours are much longer than winter. The park may sometimes be open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.
  • October and September the park is opened on select days only.

How to Reach Adventure Island

  • Bus 5 stop Mckinley Dr @ Bougainvillea Av

  • Eateries at the Park

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  • Adventure Island Address: 10001 North Malcolm McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
  • Adventure Island Contact Number: +1-8888005447
  • Adventure Island Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Adventure Island Price: 95 USD
  • Best time to visit Adventure Island(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Adventure Island: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 34.11% of people who visit Tampa include Adventure Island in their plan

  • 51.02% of people start their Adventure Island visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Adventure Island

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Adventure Island

People normally club together Lowry Park Zoo and Ybor City while planning their visit to Adventure Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Adventure Island Reviews & Ratings

  • Needs renovations majorly, seems like they’re already on it. Definitely don’t pay to come here right now, good place to stop if you already have passes. Still really old-fashioned looking. 1980s style. Not kept up well.

  • We have fun! I wish there were more things for my son to do. He wants to ride the slides and there were none open that he could when we were there. So while my friend and husband rode the slides I spent the entire time in the wave pool with my son. We could have done that at my house.

  • As far as water parks go, Adventure Island is definitely worth a visit. I wish the wave pool had stronger waves, but it was fun (and probably better for the not so strong swimmers). It's directly across the street from Bush Gardens, so making a weekend of the two is a no brainier.

  • Great place to go with family. They have many water slides but you must check height because not everything can be a family slide (height restrictions) very cute baby section. Nice wave pool and regular pool. Kids ages 7-18 will have a great time and adults as well. Prepare for the hot sun and crowds during Summer. Absolutely recommend

  • A fun place with friendly staff. The vast ride variation combined with creative park design makes this a great adventure to have with your family. Avoid busy days however.

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