Tampa Area Attractions

Adventure Island

10001 Malcom McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813 987-5600
Fax: 813 987-5407

The Attraction: Adventure Island, located just across the street from Busch Gardens, is Tampa’s tropical water park, featuring exciting thrill slides amidst white sand beaches and sizzling pools—the ultimate water destination for all ages! Park hours and operating schedules vary with season.

American Victory Mariners Memorial & Museum Ship

705 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602-5600
Phone: 813 228-8766
Fax: 813 228-8769

The Attraction: This 61-year-old cargo vessel, which served during three wars has been reactivated and modified into a museum/cruising ship, is open for Self Guided Tours when alongside the dock. Visitors may view the ship (and her exhibits) directly behind the Florida Aquarium.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

lions in busch gardens tampa 3605 E. Bougainvillea Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813 987-5280
Fax: 813 987-5407

The Attraction: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay combines world-class thrill rides, Broad-way-style live entertainment and one of North America’s largest zoos in an unforgettable African adventure for the whole family. Busch Gardens’ newest coaster, SheiKra, is already a legend with thrill-seekers worldwide.

Dinosaur World

5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City, FL 33565-6101
Phone: 813 717-9865
Fax: 813 707-9776

The Attraction: Step back in time with 150+ life-size dinosaurs displayed outdoors in a lush jungle. Enjoy a museum, fossil dig, gift shop, video theater, picnic area, playground, and hands-on activities for children.

Florida Aquarium

701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602-5614
Phone: 813 273-4000
Fax: 813 209-2077

The Attraction: Explore the great outdoors - indoors in cool, air-conditioned comfort at The Florida Aquarium. Encounter aquatic plants and animals, from huge sharks to playful river otters. Enjoy daily behind-the-scenes tours, dive shows, close-up penguin encounters and two touch-tanks for hands-on experiences.

MOSI - Museum of Science & Industry

4801 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
Phone: 813 987-6074
Fax: 813 987-6033

The Attraction: MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States, home of Kids in Charge, the largest children’s science center in the nation and the only IMAX© Dome Theatre in the state of Florida. MOSI makes science entertaining, enlightening, and exciting for the whole family.

Starlite Cruises

P.O. Box 3335 Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone: 727 462-2628

The Attraction: Enjoy great dining, live entertainment, beautiful waterfront views, romance, and dancing the night away. Cruise calm inland waters on one of two large, relaxing ships. Full menu/bar. Dinner, lunch and sightseeing.

Tampa Museum of Art

600 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL 33602-4305
Phone: 813 274-8130
Fax: 813 274-8732

The Attraction: Located in downtown Tampa along the Hillsborough River, it is one of the Southeast’s finest museums, with changing exhibitions ranging from contemporary to classical, a renowned permanent collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, 20th and 21st century sculpture, paintings, and works on paper.

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

1101 W. Sligh Ave. Tampa, FL 33604-5958
Phone: 813 935-8552
Fax: 813 935-9486

The Attraction: Recognized as the #1 family zoo in the U.S. by Child magazine, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo features more than 1,800 animals in 56 acres of lush, natural habitats. Also at the zoo: water play areas, rides and educational shows and restaurants.