Elephant Insider

Enter our state-of-the-art facilities and join our elephant keepers for some Elephant Insider perspective on how Busch Gardens® Tampa cares for one of the world’s largest land animals. Observe training methods and see the keeper/animal connection in action as trainers and elephants relate and communicate.

Please pick up your tickets no later than one hour before your tour time at the Up Close Adventure Center as soon as you enter the park. You will receive tickets and a map with instructions on when/where to check in for your tour.   

$29 plus tax per person ages 10 and up.

Due to the walking nature of this program, wheelchairs cannot be accommodated at this time. All programs are subject to availability. Park admission is required and is not included. Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Must be 10 years of age or older to participate. Program components may vary.